摘要： As we prepare to say goodbye to the 2010s, I have been reflecting on the past decade in donor-advised funds (DAFs). There are some important truths that fuel charitable giving, including DAFs, and that have remained the same for a long time—Americans are generous and donors want to stay close to their philanthropy.
摘要： 在絕大多數人的認知中，荷蘭曾經發生過鬱金香狂熱，最後泡沫破滅。而本文則表示，從來就沒有真正的鬱金香狂熱，並非所有荷蘭的階層都捲入其中，之所以荷蘭鬱金香泡沫如此著名，很大程度是因為宣傳的原因，有一些人將其影響故事化，並放大，從而導致這種敘事的延續。當然這是一家之言，歷史上是否真正存在鬱金香泡沫？大家怎麼看？本文源自於 Smithsonian 雜誌的部落格《There Never Was a Real Tulip Fever》，由專欄作者藍狐筆記整理、翻譯與撰稿。
摘要： Earlier this year, Google took the wraps off of AutoML Natural Language, an extension of its Cloud AutoML machine learning platform to the natural language processing domain. After a months-long beta, AutoML today launched in general availability for customers globally, with support for tasks like classification, sentiment analysis, and entity extraction, as well as a range of file formats, including native and scanned PDFs.
摘要： In the next few years, Shannon sees a shift from Data Governance providing control to it creating added value for the business. At D&B, “Before we do anything as an Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) organization, we make sure that we fully understand the business value of what we’re proposing.” Shannon shared a slide illustrating how Data Governance can connect value and reality.
摘要： The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that is has voted to adopt a new rule and form amendments that are designed to modernize the regulation of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), by establishing a clear and consistent framework for the vast majority of ETFs operating today. The adoption will facilitate greater competition and innovation in the ETF marketplace, leading to more choice for investors. It also will allow ETFs to come to market more quickly without the time or expense of applying for individual exemptive relief. In addition, the Commission voted to issue an exemptive order that further harmonizes related relief for broker-dealers.
摘要： Automation is one of the big sleeper issues of the 2020 presidential campaign. Most candidates aren't focusing on it by name, even though it profoundly shapes key themes in the race: the U.S. economy, jobs and friction between the haves and have-nots.
摘要： The Internet is full of statistics demonstrating the ever-growing numbers of data generated daily. Many datasets are now in the Petabyte and Exabyte range. Big Data analysis systems process and analyze these massive amounts of data.
摘要： Earlier this year Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the future is now. By the middle of 2020, he said at an event for investors, Tesla’s autonomous system will have improved to the point where drivers will not have to pay attention to the road.
摘要： Cerulli Associates' latest report, European Marketing and Sales Organizations 2019: Harnessing Technology to Win Business, shows that the role of asset managers’ marketing function is evolving from execution to strategic direction. Several marketing managers told Cerulli that their teams are becoming increasingly important to their firms. Most of the managers Cerulli interviewed reported that their marketing team headcount has increased over the past 12 months—and that they expect this to continue.
摘要： Even though banking and financial services have been slower than other industries to adopt the latest technology into their operations, financial organizations are trying to catch up by incorporating artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other technology to benefit their customers, remain competitive and improve business results. Here are the 7 biggest technology trends that will disrupt banking and financial services in 2020.