Never worry about losing your files again with this 15TB cloud backup subscription

Take care of your data responsibly with Degoo's automatic backups and bank-level encryption.

  • You can now get more backup space than Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive combined.
  • A subscription to the Degoo Premium Mega Backup Plan can provide you with up to 15TB of data under ultra-secure 256-bit AES encryption.
  • 15TB is equivalent to 15,000GB. That's about 58 iPhone 11s with the most storage possible.
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Become a data science pro with this Excel course

This eight-course bundle is your deep dive into PivtotTables, Power Query, and so much more.

  • While traditionally considered boring, spreadsheets are one of the most powerful data analytics tools around.
  • Microsoft Excel has greatly expanded to become an essential visualization platform.
  • In an era in which data is king, this realm of data processing has never been so important.
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Catching serial killers with an algorithm

This week, Big Think is partnering with Freethink to bring you amazing stories of the people and technologies that are shaping our future.

  • There are over 250,000 unsolved murder cases in the United States. Thomas Hargrove, cofounder of Murder Accountability Project, wants that number to be as close to zero as possible, and he has just the tool to help.
  • Hargrove developed an algorithm that, through cluster analysis, is capable of finding connections in murder data that human investigators tend to miss.
  • The technology exists, but a considerable roadblock that the project faces is getting support and cooperation from law enforcement offices.
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How cybercrime has evolved since the pandemic hit

Opportunistic agility is running rampant among hackers and scammers.

  • McAfee's user base has been seeing an average of 375 new threats per minute during the pandemic.
  • Once everyone got situated in their home offices and their company's security teams started taking the appropriate measures, how did the attackers adjust?
  • Ransomware on cloud servers, hijack attempts on IoT gadgets and business email compromise (BEC) attacks increased in volume as well as sophistication over the course of Q3 2020.
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Information itself may be what ends the human race

"We are literally changing the planet bit by bit, and it is an invisible crisis."

  • IBM estimates that humans produce 2.5 quintillion digital data bytes daily.
  • We'll one day reach a point where the number of bits we store outnumber the entirety of atoms on Earth.
  • In the most severe scenario, it takes just 130 years for all the power generated on Earth to be sucked up by digital data creation and storage.

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