Ho! Ho! Ho! What’s In Santa’s Stocking for IT?

What’s In Santa’s Stocking for IT

What’s In Santa’s Stocking for IT? Two TALK Board Members, aka Santa’s Elves Kristen Handel and Monica Jones, put this wish list together for you! Pick up a copy at the TALK Holiday Celebration on Dec. 12th at Noosh Nosh, 4816 Brownsboro Center, Louisville, KY 40207. See you between 5:30 PM – 8 PM. Cash Bar. Pizza and Crepe bites will be served. Join TALK from your phone while you are there. New member rates prevail.

A. Machine learning is a method of data analysis that builds predictive models through an automated process.

B. Data visualization tools – in this day of Big Data, we need to be able to make sense of it all. Data visualization tools like Tableau help us do that helping companies make smart choices. http://www.creativebloq.com/design-tools/data-visualization-712402

C. Smart Home Tech – personal assistant devices like the Amazon echo are becoming more useful and powerful. https://www.cnet.com/topics/smart-home/best-smart-home-devices/

D. Cyber security – companies must continue to guard against data breaches.

E. Medical tech innovations in Louisville – a Louisville startup company creates a new medical device for intubation

F. Tele-health – you can talk to your doctor on a video call. https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2017/06/19/teladoc-to-spend-440m-on-telehealth-consultation-firm-best-doctors/&refURL=https://www.google.com/&referrer=https://www.google.com/

G. Virtual Reality could be the next big thing for the film industry. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/oct/06/if-virtual-reality-is-films-next-big-thing-how-long-will-it-take-to-get-right

H. Jeff Bezos is a philanthropist. Always keep him in your stocking http://www.businessinsider.com/jeff-bezos-richest-person-philanthropy-2017-7

I. Feed your 3-D Printer recycled plastic. https://www.popsci.com/feed-your-3-d-printer-recycled-plastic

J. Best Technology jobshttps://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs