Let’s stop using it in the discussions about autonomous vehicles.

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The in the November issue of Nature magazine sparked the conversation about a long known moral problem.

You may have heard about it. The trolley problem, as it is known, depicts a situation in which the vehicle is speeding uncontrolled and on its way to kill…

How I’ve gotten an interview at -almost- every company I’ve applied to in the last 10 years.

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Answer: Skills-based resume.

You can stop here. If you want to see how I crafted mine, keep scrolling.

About that resume…

There are two major mistakes people make: Listing functions and talking about what they’ve done. If that’s the very definition of a resume for you, then you may want to continue reading.

Lola died on mother’s day. The man in front of me kept pulling his face mask up as he explained, under a thin and copious rain, why he would not let me attend my grandmother’s funeral.

I slammed the door of the minivan behind me. The driver was forgiving enough…

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Edit 2020: I’ve moved this series to my personal email list. If you are interested, don’t hesitate to contact me and I’ll be happy to share the links to this and the public airtable repository of supporting documents. Unfortunately, Medium’s partner program is not available in Colombia and I had…

Los Smart Glasses están de regreso, y hay una buena razón para ello.

Privacidad, seguridad de la información y son temas sobre los que tengo opiniones fuertes que usualmente no me restrinjo para publicar.

Por eso cuando mostré mi aprecio por los “Focals”, la más reciente iteración del wearable esta vez a manos de la compañía canadiense North…

Smart Glasses are making a comeback, and there is a good reason for it.

Privacy, Data security, and Attention Economy are topics around which, and I don’t make any efforts to stop myself from voicing them.

That’s why when I showed my appreciation for the Focals, the most recent take on the infamous wearable, this time by the…

What I learned by tracking my email activity for 16 Months.

Some Context

Three years ago, I started feeling like the victim of a scam. Ironically enough, hundreds of articles, posts, and “tailored” notifications told me that I was not alone: Many others were already concerned about how their attention was being mined and had started taking actions to prevent it.

The…

Algunos peligros en la interpretación de datos sobre lo que la gente quiere.

Agregar números, reglas o acciones, es diferente a agregar preferencias.

Aprovecharé la coyuntura electoral en varios países de América Latina para enfatizar los bordes de una idea que intuitivamente surge cada 4 años generando excepticismo, pero en cuyo principio confian organizaciones de todo tipo a la hora de tomar decisiones.

Paradojas

¿Qué tienen en común el Ajedrez, La Guerra Fría y el Big Data.?

Prólogo.

Hay elementos que definen cada época. Combinaciones de tiempo y lugar tienen iconografía propia, cada década con su ritmo, cinematografía, literatura y discusiones sobre el futuro.

10 años han pasado desde el lanzamiento del iPhone en 2007…

4 preguntas para guiar el uso de datos.

Ya hemos hablado de y derivadas del uso de datos. Las primeras orientadas a predecir e influenciar la próxima compra y las segundas en generar valor para el cliente.

La generación de valor, sin embargo, no es sencilla. Para ello hay que responder una pregunta clave…

Jairo José Niño Pérez

Political Scientist + Data enthusiast. Fond of tech and social dynamics.

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