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12 Challenges No One Tells You About Working in IT | Ep 5

In this episode, Newton delves into the often-overlooked challenges of working in IT organizations, emphasizing the need for transparency about these issues, and aiming to equip listeners with the awareness needed to navigate these challenges and foster resilience in the IT workplace. Firstly, Newton explores the prevalence of office politics in IT, highlighting how favoritism […]

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Tech Layoffs: Why You Should Be Concerned | Ep 4

In this episode, Newton delves into the alarming wave of job cuts sweeping through the tech industry, shedding light on the staggering numbers.  The narrative zooms in on major players like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, PayPal, and others, all announcing significant layoffs, some doing so under the guise of cost-cutting.  The episode highlights Tesla's recent mass […]

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IT vs ICT vs Computer Science vs Computer Engineering | Ep 3

In this episode, Newton delves into the distinctions between Information Technology (IT), Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Computer Science, and Computer Engineering.  Newton clarifies the differences in career paths, education, and job opportunities within each field, offering insights into their unique contributions to the tech profession.  With clear explanations and historical anecdotes, this episode provides […]

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The Origin of Information Technology | Ep 2

In this episode of Tech with Newton, the focus is on laying down the fundamentals of information technology (IT) in a jargon-free manner. Newton emphasizes the podcast's commitment to simplicity and clarity, aiming to make it accessible even to non-tech enthusiasts. He starts by addressing the misconceptions surrounding IT, clarifying its definition and distinguishing it […]

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Introduction to Tech with Newton | Ep 1

In this inaugural episode of “Tech with Newton,” the host Newton, a seasoned IT consultant, takes the mic to unveil the podcast’s overarching mission: empowering tech careers across the globe. Through an introspective and candid monologue, Newton articulates the core purpose of the podcast, emphasizing its dedication to delivering high-quality content tailored for both tech-savvy […]

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#23 Figure 01: Robot of the future, Cognition Labs set to redefine SDLC, EU passes world’s first comprehensive AI law, Anthropic releases Claude 3, Drama between Elon Musk and Sam Altman, New AI regulations in India

In this episode of AI Nexus, hosts Elias and Newton delve into the latest developments in the world of artificial intelligence, exploring groundbreaking innovations, impending regulations, and notable controversies that shape the AI landscape. The hosts kicked off the discussion by highlighting recent AI news, including Emad Mostaque stepping down as Stable Diffusion CEO, the […]

Managing Stress at Work
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Building Resilience and Managing Stress in the IT Workplace

The IT workplace is often characterized by high demands, tight deadlines, and ever-evolving technologies. As a result, IT professionals are frequently subjected to significant levels of stress. However, with the right strategies and mindset, it is possible to not only cope with these pressures but also thrive in the IT environment. Building resilience and effectively […]

Overcoming Career Plateaus in IT
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Overcoming Career Plateaus in IT

What is Career Plateau? A career plateau refers to a period in an individual’s career where they experience a lack of upward mobility, advancement, or growth despite their skills, qualifications, and experience. It often manifests as a feeling of being stuck or stagnant in one’s current role or position, with limited opportunities for career progression […]

Cybersecurity Trends in 2024
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Cybersecurity Trends in 2024

What is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting computer systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, cyberattacks, and data breaches. As the digital landscape evolves, the challenges and complexities of cybersecurity also evolve with it. In 2024, the realm of cybersecurity is experiencing profound shifts, driven by emerging technologies, evolving threat landscapes, and changing […]

Quantum Computing
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The Rise of Quantum Computing

What is Quantum Computing? Quantum computing is a computing paradigm that utilizes the principles of quantum mechanics to perform complex calculations at speeds far surpassing those of classical computers. It is essential to grasp the fundamentals of quantum computing before delving into its implications. Unlike classical computers, which rely on bits represented as either 0s […]

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#22 SORA: New OpenAI marvel, Emotion Prompts could be a thing, Gemini: The truth about AI Biases

In this episode of AI Nexus, hosts Elias and Newton delve deeper into the dynamic landscape of artificial intelligence, dissecting recent advancements and emerging challenges. Their conversation kicks off with a fascinating exploration of the power of language in interacting with AI chatbots like ChatGPT. Elias and Newton discuss the concept of “emotion prompts”, highlighting […]

Sustainable Technology
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The Role of IT in Sustainable Technology

What is Sustainable Technology? Sustainable technology refers to the use of technological innovations and practices that minimize environmental impact, conserve resources, and promote long-term ecological balance and human well-being. The intersection of IT and sustainability is fast becoming a critical focus area for organizations seeking to minimize environmental impact while maximizing operational efficiency. The role […]

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#21 Tech layoffs are back, AI powered-scams on the rise, Cerulean: AI combats pollution, Taylor Swift’s deepfake scandal gets White House worried

In this episode of AI Nexus, Elias and Newton delve into the multifaceted impacts of artificial intelligence on society. They begin by addressing the alarming rise of online scams facilitated by AI technology, highlighting the need for increased vigilance in the digital landscape. The conversation takes a sobering turn as the hosts discuss the resurgence […]

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Top 10 Technologies To Learn In 2024

Description These are the Top 10 Technologies to Learn in 2024. In this video, I do more than just list all ten, I also include justifications for the selection, salary expectations, companies actively hiring, and I briefly define each technology (for newcomers to IT). The video delves into the imminent talent crisis in the face […]

Resistance to change
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Overcoming Resistance to Change in the IT Workplace

In Information Technology, change is inevitable. Whether it is the implementation of new systems, adoption of innovative technologies, or shifts in organizational processes, change is constant. However, despite its necessity, resistance to change is a common challenge faced by IT professionals. Overcoming this resistance is crucial for the successful implementation and integration of new initiatives […]

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#20 Japan leading the war on digital deepfakes, Humanoid robots as butlers, GPT store launch, Free official Prompt Guide from OpenAI, INTEL’s Articul8 AI, NYT goes after ChatGPT

In this episode of AI Nexus, hosts Elias and Newton dive into the latest and most exciting developments in the world of artificial intelligence ushering in the new year of 2024.  The episode kicks off with the groundbreaking news of OpenAI's much-anticipated GPT store launch. With over 3 million GPTs and counting, the store features […]

Time Management
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Time Management Tips for Busy IT Professionals

In the fast-paced world of Information Technology (IT), effective time management is crucial for maintaining productivity, reducing stress, and achieving work-life balance. IT professionals often juggle multiple projects, deadlines, and responsibilities, making it essential to master time management strategies. Here are some practical tips to help busy IT professionals optimize their time and enhance their […]

Edge Computing
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Edge Computing for Performance and Efficiency

What is Edge Computing? Edge computing refers to the practice of processing data closer to its source or the “edge” of the network, rather than relying on centralized data centers. By bringing computing resources closer to their data sources or endpoint devices, edge computing decentralizes data processing and storage options. Unlike traditional cloud computing models, […]

Unconscious Bias
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Unconscious Bias in Hiring and Promotions

What is Unconscious Bias? Unconscious bias refers to automatic, implicit attitudes or stereotypes that influence our perceptions, decisions, and behaviors without conscious awareness. These biases can affect how we perceive and interact with others based on factors such as gender, race, age, or other characteristics, often leading to unintended discrimination or unfair treatment. Despite significant […]

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#19 AI predictions for 2024, The Rite Aid scandal, Apple to support LLMs, EU supports AI startups, LAION in hot water

In this riveting episode of AI Nexus, co-hosts Elias and Newton dive deep into the latest trends and breaking news in the world of Artificial Intelligence. They unravel intriguing predictions surrounding AI in 2024, drawing insights from influential figures like Bill Gates.  The episode kicks off with a spotlight on Apple's ambitious plans to enhance […]

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