Will computers be powerful enough to go off and find their own paths, which may conflict with humanity’s? We can boil down all potential outcomes into two broad categories: that Artificial Superintelligence (ASI) would have the ability to send humans to either immortality or extinction. The very fact that many of the worlds’ most intelligent people feel this issue is worth a public stance should be enough to grab your attention.
Fully autonomous robotic weapons that make lethal decisions about human beings all on their own are quickly becoming a reality. Advanced killer drones, automated weapons and AI-powered intelligence-gathering tools could take the decision to make war out of the hands of humans.
The average attention span in 2000: 12 seconds. The average attention span in 2013: 8 seconds. The average attention span of a gold fish: 9 seconds.
What if you could get a little help finding exactly what you should monitor on your website? A helpful wizard when you’re getting started? We have added a new onboarding service to the Pingdom uptime monitoring service, where we help you discover what to monitor.
Real User Monitoring (RUM) and Synthetic Monitoring are the two predominant end-user monitoring techniques. Leveraging one with the other allows for a more accurate and comprehensive monitoring experience. Here, we’ll show you how incredibly complimentary they are.
“From the very beginning, our ambition was to allow anyone, anywhere in the world, to be able to start and grow their online business for free,” said Siavash Ghorbani, CTO and co-founder of the Swedish DIY e-commerce platform company Tictail. “We didn’t build Tictail for one store. We built it for thousands and eventually millions of stores. In order to build a top-tier service that could scale for that, we needed best in breed monitoring and Pingdom was a natural choice.”
Are businesses really giving people what they need? The handing over of power to your connected audience will give you products that people actually will buy.
You don’t want a slow site. So how to make its engine roar? First of all, you need to have a better understanding of how the loading process works.
The Internet of Things (IoT) will give birth to new demand. Retailers and manufacturers will undergo digital transformations and develop new business models. And now, the IoT takes a huge leap into the future with a modular paving system that could produce more clean and renewable energy than a country uses as a whole.
We’re happy to announce that we’ve added three new locations to our Full Page Test on our Pingdom Tools; San Jose (USA), Stockholm (Sweden), and Melbourne (Australia). You can now run a full page test from no less than six different locations.