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technology articlesHave you ever wondered just how the touch screen on your cell phone, tablet, LED television, or any other device actually works? The current takeaway from the research is that there are potential benefits and risks to deploying technology in learning environments. Independent tests by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (Nist) found the failure rate for finding a target picture in a database of 12m faces had dropped from 5{5933f80bb82e8ffcf18929baa2035e4eb2ccb7cdca866937c8e8ca9d9dc184ab} in 2010 to 0.1{5933f80bb82e8ffcf18929baa2035e4eb2ccb7cdca866937c8e8ca9d9dc184ab} this year.

Fundamentally, it’s because most digital technologies provide possibilities for efficiency gains and customer intimacy. They are using technologies that offer new ways to express their art work in a realistic way for much more time. That’s because companies put the cart before the horse, focusing on a specific technology (we need a machine-learning strategy!”) rather than doing the hard work of fitting the change into the overall business strategy first.

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