Robots Running Hotels

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The first hotel to be completely run by robots opened Friday, July 17th in Japan. The Weird Hotel in Japan where the front desk is staffed by ROBOTS opens (dailymail.co.uk). Japanese equips hotel with dinobots to greet foreigners (vr-zone.com).

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How to create a Hotel Booking Website and an App

VironIT

You’ve got an idea of creating a hotel booking website, now what? In this article we consider the market, how do hotel booking websites work, business models, trends, software functionalit?. Comment on ways of creating a hotel booking website, mobile app and how much does it cost. The market observation Due to Smartertravel.com – two-time […]. Posts

Symantec Government Symposium 11 March 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel Washington DC

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By Bob Gourley DC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. No kidding. You have to pick and chose and only go to the best or you will never get any work done. How do you pick the right events?

The top cyber stories of December 2018

TechTalk

The top cyber stories of December 2018 Marriott data breach The Marriott hotel group revealed that the systems of its “Starwood” division had been compromised and could have leaked detailed data on as many as half a billion customers.

In post-massacre Vegas, security policies clash with privacy values

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—Hackers gathered here for the annual Black Hat and DefCon conferences, among others, are sounding privacy alarms as hotel security personnel along the Las Vegas Strip demand access to their rooms. Of those hotels, only a representative from Caesars returned a request for comment.

Marriott data breach exposed 5 million unencrypted passport numbers

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More than 5 million unencrypted passport numbers were stolen as part of the Marriott data breach last year, according to an update from the hotel giant. based hotel chain revealed in an online […]. The information accessed in the breach, which was first disclosed on Nov. 30th, also includes approximately 20.3 million encrypted passport numbers, the Bethesda, Md.-based Cyber Security News

Primer: The next act for security theater

The Parallax

He said he would have informed attendees that hotel security personnel planned to regularly inspect their rooms, had he known. The details of the hotel policies, which Caesars and MGM Resorts International formed in response to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S.

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Deep automation in machine learning

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Consider a hotel business such as Marriott: more than 6,000 hotels, and more than $20 billion in gross revenue. Any hotel would like to predict occupancy, income, and the services they need to provide.

Download a YouTube Channel’s Videos

David Walsh

I watch a lot of YouTube in hotels and on flights when I don’t have internet access, so I use youtube-dl to download YouTube videos ; it’s quick, easy, and makes online content available offline.

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Error'd: Cash vs File Cache

The Daily WTF

"This was the ATM in the lobby of a certain hotel in Vienna," wrote Buddy , "The nice lady working at the reception desk said that 'it's been doing that, but it usually works.'"

Why and How I Became an Agile Coach

Scrum.org

The training took place at a hotel located in a suburb outside of Milwaukee that offered a continental breakfast spread before the start of class. I remember also appreciating how we could place our sandwich orders for lunch in the dark wood modernly renovated hotel.

Error'd: A Sour Currency Mix

The Daily WTF

"I tried to log in to a certain hotel chain's website and noticed this," wrote Gordon S. , "I keep clicking the link and it keeps asking if I'm null.so "Lime bikes are finally in my city! Let's pay for it.So

Error'd: A Right to Remain Ever Conscious Blooms

The Daily WTF

"I guess I can't fault the hotel for trying to make some of its money back by including ads in their 'goodbye' note," wrote Andreas R. . Eion R wrote, "Sure Google Voce, that is exactly what I was looking for." " . "One

The Grand Solution for Hospitality Staffing

Agile Engine

If you’ve never seen The Grand Budapest Hotel , you’re missing out on a true masterpiece. Directed by Wes Anderson, the movie revolves around the adventures of a hotel concierge in a weirdly beautiful setting of the 1930’s Central Europe.

Evento Blog 2008 - Highlights (Cough, Cough)

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

As I have mentioned in yesterday's blog post , I was planning to put together a number of different entries with the highlights from the superb EventoBlog 2008 that I attended in Seville, over the weekend, to then let you folks know some more of what the experience was like, my impressions, what I learned, some of the folks I have met, the ou

The Professional Product Owner and the Three Vs

Scrum.org

It took well over a year of many late nights in hotel rooms and early mornings on weekends, but we got it done. So Ralph Jocham and I wrote a book called The Professional Product Owner: Leveraging Scrum as a Competitive Advantage.

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6 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Travel Business

WatchDown

One needs to look out for best offers in the town, be it for hotels or travel for that matter. The 5-star hotels will attract 28% as GST and for AC restaurants the rate is 18%. For hotels with tariff above Rs. WatchDown.com.

Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org

OverOps

Every part of our life includes software, from the way we watch movies, to the way we rideshare, reserve hotels, communicate, shop, etc. Today, there is little dispute that software is indeed eating the world.

What are Bottlenecks? (Andy Grove)

Clarke Ching

Grove was a brilliant teacher, and his example was based on work he did as a hotel waiter while studying chemistry. You’re in a hotel, and you have to feed dozens of guests each morning.

Ergonomics for Digital Nomads: Working on the Road Without Killing Yourself

Toptal

We live in a time where technology has made it possible to work from anywhere, and many people have eschewed the traditional office for the chaotic din of a cafe in Bangkok or a hotel in Prague. Yet, while this trend has opened up unprecedented opportunities, it also brings with it a number of challenges, perhaps the most insidious of which is a lack of ergonomically healthy options in non-traditional workspaces

A guide to modern mobile app development strategy

OTS Solutions

If for instance, the application helps find nearby restaurants that are affordable and have good food, if a user downloads but they cannot login or the app is unable to locate hotels within their locality, you will have serious problems with the reviews.

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The Making Of The Brand-New Professional Scrum Master II class

Scrum.org

Working on the class in our hotel near Boston, which involved lots of (pretty horrible) coffee. I vividly remember the walk back to our hotel. Finally!

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Social Innovation in Las Vegas

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

If you have been to Las Vegas you’ve experienced the long walks between the hotels, where it doesn’t justify the cost of a taxi or Uber. However, walking between hotels can be exhausting.

The 4 October Synergy Forum: Fantastic speakers, even more fantastic attendees

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We really look forward to meeting with CTOvision readers at the Second Annual Synergy Forum which will be held 4 October 2016 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Bob Gourley.

The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Conference Reception, DoubleTree Hotel. 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Banquet, DoubleTree Hotel. By Charles Hall. We noticed an event readers in the great state of Tennessee may take an interest in. The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference, 7-9 April 2015, will be held at the Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Building 5200, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Travelers are Finding Ways to Save Money with Big Data

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By cutting costs on flights, hotels, and rentals, going on a trip isn’t a massive expense any longer. While a single travel agent would rely on their own knowledge, connections, and reach to offer you the best deal, big data has the resources and outreach of hundreds and hundreds of travel agents with more direct connection to the airlines, hotels, and car rentals themselves. Without the cost of a travel agent, that’s more money for your hotel. Rick Delgado.

Registration Open For The 4 Oct 2016 Synergy Forum: CTOvision readers can save 10%

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The Second Annual Synergy Forum will be held 4 October 2016 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Bob Gourley. Cognitio organizes this event with a focus on helping decision-makers share lessons learned and best practices.

What are Bottlenecks? (Andy Grove)

Clarke Ching

Grove was a brilliant teacher, and his example was based on work he did as a hotel waiter while studying chemistry. You’re in a hotel, and you have to feed dozens of guests each morning.

Top 4 Trends That Define Future Of iOS App Development

OTS Solutions

You can reserve hotel rooms and book flights using Apple Pay. Top Four Trends That Define Future Of iOS App Development. A couple of days ago, Apple launched their new Operating System iOS 11.3, which has a lot of improvements in the existing features. As a result, it is crucial to be in check with iOS App Development trends. The main reason why iOS applications are succeeding is that they offer better security capabilities than Android.

The 4 October Synergy Forum: Free for government, discounted for CTOvision readers

CTOvision

We really look forward to meeting with CTOvision readers at the Second Annual Synergy Forum which will be held 4 October 2016 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Bob Gourley.

2015 Brocade Federal Forum: Help break the network status quo

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June 17, 2015 • The Renaissance Hotel Downtown, Washington, D.C. By Bob Gourley. Our friends at FedScoop and Brocade are combining efforts to produce an informative event that can help ensure your networks and data centers are optimized.

Exacerbating our ‘fake news’ problems: Chatbots

The Parallax

Most today are tasked with customer service: Banks use them to help customers update their balances ; hotels use them to free up their reception desks ; Domino’s Pizza even uses them to help customers order Cinna Stix.

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The Only Country in the World

LeanEssays

We took a taxi to our Stockholm hotel from the train station and tried to pay the driver in cash, only to learn that our Swedish money was out of date and no longer legal tender. So I asked at the hotel desk how to change the old notes into new ones.

Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org

OverOps

Every part of our life includes software, from the way we watch movies, to the way we rideshare, reserve hotels, communicate, shop, etc. Today, there is little dispute that software is indeed eating the world.

After Programistok 2018

Michal Komorowski

We were accommodated in the superb hotel on the market in Bia?ystok. The time has come to drop a few lines about Promgramistok 2018. This time I didn't give a presentation. Instead, together with my colleague Rafa? g I conducted workshops "Recipe for DDD, BDD, CQRS and Event Sourcing".

Brocade Federal Forum 17 June: The place to be to ensure your networks and datacenters are optimized

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June 17, 2015 • The Renaissance Hotel Downtown, Washington, D.C. Great champions of federal IT FedScoop and Brocade have combined efforts to produce an informative event that can help ensure your networks and data centers are optimized.

Understanding Big Data’s Big Impact

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Take Airbnb who became a major player in the hospitality vector virtually overnight without having to build a single hotel or resort. Big data startups like ITA Software that provides predictions for prices of hotels, flights, shopping and more. Rick Delgado. In the last decade or so, the collection of data has moved from simple to towering skyscrapers and silos of information.

Disney Does Data! With Magic Bands park visitors get a better experience (and Disney knows more about you than you would ever believe)

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Disney World has 5 parks and 25 hotels on their property, not including the countless restaurants and other amenities. With a simple scan of their band users will be able to purchase food and beverage, check into FastPass, and even use it as a hotel room key.

Ransomware Exponentially Increasing as IoT Provides Physical Targeting Opportunities

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Ransomware in late 2016 interrupted San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) payment machines and in Jan 2017 compromised the electronic key system of an Austrian hotel. Crystal Lister. This article increases awareness for organizations seeking to enhance their digital risk posture against the increasing threat of ransomware (a type of malware) deployed by threat actors to prevent or limit users from accessing their system until a ransom is paid.

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Do You Have Contributions To Make To National Security? Attend 18-19 Sep 2014 Intelligence and National Security Summit

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The inaugural Intelligence and National Security Summit will occur September 18-19 2014 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC. Here is more on the event from their website : W elcome to the inaugural Intelligence and National Security Summit (Summit), taking place September 18-19, 2014 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC ; co-sponsored by AFCEA International (AFCEA) and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). By Bob Gourley.