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*um on tour: dates and events in May 2018


The month is marked by development and dialogue. Five events in Germany and Austria are dedicated to the major technological challenges, discussing possibilities and solutions. Are you in?

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Create your own machine learning model: *um live at Hannover Messe 2018


From April 23 through 27, Hannover Messe – the world's leading trade show for industrial technology – is set to showcase the technologies that set the benchmark for modern industry, both in the present day and beyond. With more than 5000 exhibitors and over 500 practical demonstrations, this...

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Interview with the apprentice: Dinh Ha Nguyen about the training at *um


Unbelievable Machine (*um) has been on a steady growth course for the past eight years and has been relying for six of them completely on experienced employees. Preliminary, lateral and solution thinkers. Since 2016 *um itself has also been training – and opens the doors for people with the...

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Malware is so 2017: five new security trends to watch out for


Remember when several massive ransomware attacks went global and hit many big businesses? Outbreaks such as Petya and WannaCry really put the malware threat on the IT agenda and made cybersecurity a priority for everyone. But it doesn’t stop with malware, there are many more security threats...

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*um on tour: dates and events in April 2018


Matching the proverbial varied April, we have a colourful spectrum of events on the event schedule. Are you ready to experience data usage in the cloud at first hand or how deep learning is revolutionizing modern industrial applications? Then be there!

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How to benefit from Artificial Intelligence as a Service – even for beginners


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is easy and simple to use. By observing the environment and learning how children do it, a computer algorithm can automatically and continuously improve. This makes AI the ideal tool for structured corporate tasks. Even without extensive previous knowledge, as it is...

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Vienna calling ...on growth: An interview with the Austrian *um location


Vienna, the southernmost of the three locations of Unbelievable Machine (*um), has set itself two clear goals for 2018: growth and a focus on the Industrial Internet of Things. We have talked to office manager Michael Petroni and Michael Hitzinger, team lead operations, about the challenges and...

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NERD STUFF #2: Automation makes cloud computing more efficient than ever


Cloud computing, the use of external IT infrastructure and services, can be used efficiently and effectively nowadays – via automation. In our current paper we explain the advantages of cloud automation and what needs to be considered.

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Big Data Olympics: the secret behind the Dutch speed skaters' successes


Four gold medals and one silver medal during the 2018 Winter Olympics are proof that Jac Orie is a successful speed skating coach. Why? It all has to do with data! – A guest article by Ronald Tensen (Basefarm)

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Explanatory note: Apple stores iCloud data on Google Cloud


This week there was a little excitement about the fact that Apple does not store its iCloud data – "Photos & Co." – by itself, but in the Google Cloud. Suspicions followed whether Google now has access to this content. We will briefly explain why this is not the case.

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