5 Expert Insights About the Future of Data Science Careers

Below are five predictions about the current careers landscape for data-related roles in 2019 and beyond—and how these trends may help fix the flow of enterprise-scale data systems.

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2019 Cybersecurity Predictions: Threats Grow as New Opportunities and Risks Emerge

Cybersecurity experts from RSA and Secureworks weigh in on the cyber threats—and—opportunities organizations will face on their digital transformation journey in 2019.

2.13: Agriculture: Can vertical and urban farming feed the world?

Host Walter Isaacson talks farming. How did the mechanical reaper change the way we harvest? Can vertical farming help feed our ever-growing cities? Will AI, machine learning and the Internet of Things make farms more efficient?

Robo-Accountants Are an Accountant’s Best Friend

Since the inception of the profession, accountants have been “numbers crunchers” and “bean counters”—mathematically inclined individuals tasked to laboriously assemble a company’s financial data and calculate revenue and expenses toward closing the books each quarter. Now so-called robo-accountants are doing the hard work, freeing accountants from crunching the numbers to make sense of them for operational and financial decision-making purposes.

What Moral Code Should Your Self-driving Car Follow?

The arrival of the self-driving car presents a challenging new dilemma: Whom should the vehicle save – and whom should it harm – when an accident is unavoidable?

How Schools and Startups Are Preparing for an Automated Future

As technology reshapes the way we work at warp speed, we need to change training methodologies. How do we prepare the next generation for jobs that haven’t yet been invented? What kind of skillsets will they need, when machines can do what humans do? What kind of tech training do they need today to be ready for the future workplace? And would it mean totally rethinking education to encourage creative problem finding and solving? To explore these questions, we look at schools and startups who are rethinking education to learn and explore the new world of robotics, AI and machine learning.