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Here's how to get into the MIT Sloan School of Management, according to the assistant dean of admissions, an MBA admissions coach, and 6 students and alumni

  • Maureen Canellas, who worked as an emergency physician in Chicago prior to starting at MIT Sloan this fall as part of the class of 2021, dedicated a large amount of time to reviewing her cover letter and resume side by side to ensure they created a clear and cohesive picture.
  • After graduation, he served as a consultant at L.E.K. Consulting and now is the director of business operations at data science training platform Correlation One. Benjamin explained that as an applicant with a liberal arts degree, he felt his biggest challenge would be to shore up doubts about his quantitative experience.
  • Prakash explained that because of MIT Sloan's strong reputation in finance, economics, and operations, the school tends to have an MBA class where a large percentage of students have undergraduate degrees in engineering, making it a challenge to stand out.

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Amazon rejects the idea that it traps customers on its platform, saying it has a 'much lower amount of lock-in' than Oracle or Microsoft

  • Amazon is the big gorilla in the cloud, but the tech giant is denying a respected antitrust lawyer's claim that it is unfairly locking in clients to its platform.
  • In fact, Amazon argues, its cloud platform offers more options to clients compared to products from rivals like Oracle or Microsoft.
  • Amazon was responding to the view of Gary Reback, the renowned Silicon Valley lawyer who led high profile antitrust battles against Microsoft, Google and Oracle, that the company is expanding its platform in a way that locks in customers to its platform.
  • In the pre-cloud era, businesses generally set up their own in-house data centers with products from companies like Oracle and IBM, which typically charged hefty licensing and maintenance fees.
  • The cloud enabled businesses to set up their networks on web-based platforms run by the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Google.

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A Wall Street analyst says Oracle's 'greatest' growth opportunity is in cloud applications, but it's likely to be a 'multi-decade, slow-moving' process

  • The cloud continues to be challenging for Oracle, but a Wall Street analyst says there's one arena where the tech giant could definitely kill it: cloud applications.
  • Enterprise resource planning software refers to the applications that businesses use to perform different tasks, from managing inventory to monitoring financial transactions.
  • That's a market that Oracle has dominated for decades, together with another enterprise software powerhouse, SAP.
  • It also gave rise to software as a service, which allows businesses to pay a subscription usually based on the number of users for access to applications.
  • While Oracle is not widely seen as a major player in the infrastructure and platform segments of cloud computing, it is a contender in the cloud software market where it offers a broad suite of applications.
  • Microsoft controlled 17.2% of the $71.9 billion software as a service market in 2018 followed by Salesforce with 13.1%, according to Gartner.

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How Enterprises Could One Day Use Their Data Centers to Be Their Own 5G Providers

  • The debates over both of these questions could determine whether an enterprise data center could attain the equipment to become its own phone company, complete with radio access networks (RAN), transmitters, and virtual base stations.
  • Secondly, she continued, telcos lack a common stack of services at the platform level, partly because pluralities of these services are provided by single VNFs. China Mobile is largely responsible for catalyzing 5G in the first place, conducting the initial research into denser installations of smaller, lower-cost transmitters that got AT&T; and others involved while 4G was still supposed to be in its prime.
  • In a first-generation VM-based environment (like in most data centers) vDPA would provide fast-path access between processes in the user space and the physical NIC by pairing the virtual function (VF) for the data plane directly with the NIC.

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Facebook's new Oculus VR features may help it stand out among competitors

  • Facebook launched two features for its Oculus VR platform in a bid to distinguish itself within a crowded field of competitors in the growing space.
  • By encouraging Oculus users to connect to their social profiles, Facebook can leverage its advertising tools to grow the Oculus platform.
  • If Facebook can convince users to spend more time in virtual worlds, it will gain access to troves of data and command user attention, which can further fuel its core advertising business.
  • Mark Zuckerberg conceded that VR adoption has been slower than anticipated, but by building the Oculus brand and products, the company will be ready for when VR becomes "a completely mainstream thing." No other VR headset company can match the expansive array of social services that Facebook envisions as integral to the mainstream adoption of VR.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has created a group to develop an open-source decentralized internet standard

  • Twitter is creating a group called Bluesky tasked with developing an open-source decentralized internet standard that the social platform would eventually adopt itself, according to a Wednesday thread by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, per Business Insider.
  • Adopting a decentralized standard for social media means that Twitter would become an open protocol similar to that which which email operates on.
  • That means Twitter would provide the infrastructure enabling the creation of many different, interoperable, Twitter-like platforms.
  • Dorsey's conceptualization of open, decentralized social media is a drastic, yet revolutionary solution to content moderation.
  • As a result, it's possible that Twitter would operate more like a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, where Twitter's product would become its ability to facilitate and improve content access and discovery, with monetization stemming from fees related to licensing out those tools to each alternative version.

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How 2020 Democrats think about breaking up Big Tech

  • Pete Buttigieg: As president, I will hold online platforms accountable, demand comprehensive privacy protections, set standards of accountability and transparency for online political ads, elevate ongoing antitrust enforcement reviews, and ensure we keep market power in check for the benefit of consumers.
  • I support the ongoing antitrust probes of online platforms by the Justice Department, FTC, and state attorneys general and will double antitrust enforcement budgets so the Justice Department can prioritize the scrutiny of large online platforms such as Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon under my administration.
  • We either need to break up some of these big tech companies or regulate them so they don’t continue to stifle innovation and competition, and harm the American consumer.
  • I also believe that we need to evaluate whether current antitrust standards and practices are working effectively to address the competition concerns raised by large internet platforms.

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JVM vs DVM

  • The question was why java bytecode can run on any machine or platform and how it is different from the other code?.
  • For example, If you have a Hello.java class and when you run this class file then javac compiler turns your source code to bytecode and creates Hello.class file which means javac compiler does not convert Java code directly to machine code like other compiler does.
  • As you can see from the image above, once you have .class file ready then you can give this file to any platform and it will convert it to native machine code.
  • JVM will work based on byte code and the DVM will work based on optimized bytecode, it is optimised for mobile platforms because mobile devices have less memory, low process and low power that’s why it is using the linux kernal.

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The Future of Sex Work Slams Up Against Big Tech

  • When I spoke with the 32-year-old New Yorker last week, curious about his motivations for joining OnlyFans after a decade working in a more buttoned-up line of business, he put it plainly, explaining he “needed an outlet for the other parts of me.” Blanco officially joined the subscription platform this past summer; in doing so, he became one of the more recent entrants in the growing network of influencers who have flocked to bare-all fansites as a means of expanding their personal brands.
  • (Blanco embraces the term sex worker; not all influencers on these sites are as unabashed in welcoming the label.) Today, building a sustainable brand requires cross-platform synergy—a kind of digital harmonic convergence—which means many creators often leverage their following on Instagram to promote their fan accounts, typically adding a link in their bio.

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JVM vs DVM

  • The question was why java bytecode can run on any machine or platform and how it is different from the other code?.
  • For example, If you have a Hello.java class and when you run this class file then javac compiler turns your source code to bytecode and creates Hello.class file which means javac compiler does not convert Java code directly to machine code like other compiler does.
  • As you can see from the image above, once you have .class file ready then you can give this file to any platform and it will convert it to native machine code.
  • JVM will work based on byte code and the DVM will work based on optimized bytecode, it is optimised for mobile platforms because mobile devices have less memory, low process and low power that’s why it is using the linux kernal.

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