Coming to a Mall Near You: Robo-Seller

Increasingly, online merchants, together with brick-and-mortar sellers and data intermediaries, are knitting together mass data collection, the interconnective power of the “Internet of Things” and automated algorithmic pricing and selling with their existing retailing and supply-chain businesses. The result of this coordination is that traditional sales functions such as competitive intelligence gathering and pricing are

Bringing Big-Data Analytics to Law

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Legal academics are in the business of coming up with new ideas and research results, but it’s not often that a research project in law produces a new technology. That rare brand of lightning has struck the Law School’s Public Health Law Research Program, producing Temple Law’s first technology transfer spin-off and, we hope, changing

The New Investor

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A sea change is happening in finance. Machines appear to be on the rise and humans on the decline. Human endeavors have become unmanned endeavors. Human thought and human deliberation have been replaced by computerized analysis and mathematical models. Technological advances have made finance faster, larger, more global, more interconnected, and less human. Modern finance