Good Day! This is my weekly newsletter, with a dose of insights into the future. The topic of this newsletter is the exponential times we live in, hence the title of f(x) = e^x, which is the (natural) exponential function.

Recently, I launched my new concept The Digital Speaker and you can now book me as an avatar or hologram. Also, my tech trend prediction for 2021 is out, read it here!


Incorporating Analytics in Your Organisation: 9 Use Cases

My latest article:

Analytics has become a prerequisite for competitive advantage. Only when you have access to insights created using descriptive, predictive or prescriptive analytics will you be able to understand the fast-changing environment your organisation operates in.

When applying analytics, it will allow you to understand your customers better, improve your products and service and better run your organisations. Without these insights, you will simply be left behind by organisations with a better understanding. Here are nine use cases to get started today.


Three Useful Nuggets of Information

My weekly tips from around the web to get you thinking.

1. A set of guidelines for the internet.

During this year’s WebSummit, Tim Berners-Lee revealed a plea to save the web from “fake people, fake ideas and fake truth.” He launched a “Contract for the Web,” a set of principles for companies, governments and citizens that should be used as guidelines for the web. (Webfoundation.org)

2. What do you get when you combine AI and worms?

The worm C. elegans is the only organism that has its complete nervous system and brain mapped out in a wiring schematic. Now, this blueprint is used to recreate the worm’s brain for AI. The objective was to create simple AI, that humans can understand. (Motherboard)

3. Detecting fake images/videos by the pixel.

Deep Fakes are a big problem, and also images that are adjusted can be used as fake news. Now, two startups have independently from each other developed a possible solution to this problem. By using AI, they can track where images have been changed, from the moment they are taken. (TR)