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Facebook Invents New Unit of Time

first_img Matthew Humphries Facebook Invents New Unit of Time Learn how to successfully navigate family business dynamics and build businesses that excel. Next Article January 23, 2018 Nanoseconds simply aren’t good enough when it comes to perfectly syncing individual frames of video and visual effects. Free Webinar | July 31: Secrets to Running a Successful Family Business Image credit: via PC Mag Register Now »center_img This story originally appeared on PCMag We already have a well-established way of representing time using years, months, week, days, hours, minutes and seconds. Want to go smaller? We’ve got milliseconds, microseconds and even nanoseconds. But none of these suited Facebook in terms of accuracy, so engineers at the social network came up with a brand new unit of time called Flicks.A flick, as described on the Flicks GitHub page, is “the smallest time unit which is LARGER than a nanosecond.” One flick is 1/705,600,000 seconds, where as a nanosecond is 1/1,000,000,000 seconds. But why did Facebook need to invent Flicks? It’s in order to better accommodate media creation and in particular visual effects.When creating visual effects for film, television or other media formats, it is typical for the action to be broken down into single frames and looked at per second intervals. The problem being, nanoseconds don’t allow for the perfect division of the most common frame rates. Flicks do. For example, a single 24fps frame is 29,400,000 flicks, a 30fps frame is 23,520,000 flicks, and a 60fps frame is 11,760,000 flicks.Regardless of the frame rate, Flicks allow for an exact representation without any fractional amounts of time making them easier to work with. At least, that’s the theory and Facebook is running with it. Flicks also works well with the most common audio sample rates (8kHz, 16kHz, 22.05kHz, 24kHz, 32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz and 192kHz).The aim of Flicks is to offer a way of keeping everything in sync easily. Facebook has decided to share its work using the BSD License, meaning there’s every chance it could be integrated into some if not all of the popular video editing software out there. Even if it doesn’t, expect any internal media creation and editing at Facebook to be handled in Flicks from now on. Senior Editor Add to Queue 2 min read –shares Facebooklast_img read more

SentinelOne Announces 120 Million Series D

first_img ActiveEDRfundingInsight PartnersMarketing Technology NewsNewsSentinelOneSentinelOne Ranger Previous ArticleFireside Chat with James Ontra, Co-Founder at ShufflrrNext ArticleIf First-Party Data Is the High Ground, Customer Experience Is the Escalator SentinelOne Announces $120 Million Series D PRNewswireJune 7, 2019, 8:13 pmJune 7, 2019 Expanding the Cybersecurity Platform of the Future, SentinelOne Capitalizes on Unprecedented Global Market Traction in the Largest Endpoint Security Funding Round of 2019 SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, announced it has raised $120 million in Series D funding led by Insight Partners, with participation from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, NextEquity and previous investors including Third Point Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Granite Hill and Data Collective (DCVC), among others. The round brings SentinelOne’s total funding to more than $230 million. The funding will be used to accelerate the company’s rapid displacement of legacy and next-gen competitors in connecting endpoint, cloud, and IoT protection through its autonomous AI platform deployed throughout the enterprise.As enterprises continue replacing legacy antivirus at scale, their expectations have evolved.  SentinelOne’s patented Behavioral AI delivers real time prevention and ActiveEDR from edge to cloud – through a cloud-native platform with no reliance on connectivity or updates. With SentinelOne Ranger, IoT devices are capable of discovery and enforcement, bringing unprecedented innovation to endpoint security and expanding the definition of an enterprise security platform. Delivering unrivaled efficacy and nuanced EDR capabilities through fully autonomous technology, SentinelOne is achieving extremely high proof of concept win rates across all next-gen and legacy AV vendors on a global scale. SentinelOne will use the new funding to accelerate go-to-market efforts to meet overwhelming global demand and deliver product enhancements to continuously evolve enterprise security.Marketing Technology News: Calabrio Acquires Teleopti to Create the Global Standard for Customer Experience Intelligence“We’ve built a team and technology to disrupt and broaden the endpoint space: as the network perimeter is drastically changing, so does the notion of the endpoint,” said Tomer Weingarten, CEO and Co-founder, SentinelOne. “Endpoints are everywhere today, from classic laptops and desktops, to workloads in the cloud and the datacenter, and all IoT devices – the network edge is the real perimeter. We were the first to unify EPP and EDR – prevention, detection, response, and hunting – in a single autonomous agent. We were the first to stand behind our product with a cyber warranty. Now we are the first to take AI-based device protection to the edge, covering IoT endpoints and workloads in the cloud. We have delivered unrivaled product innovation through a sustainable growth model that’s unique to others in the space, positioning us as a leader into the future.”Today, with over 2,500 customers, SentinelOne is the fastest growing endpoint security company on the market – operating with efficient, low burn mechanics – while demonstrating market leadership and growth:217% YoY growth in ARR140% YoY growth in Fortune 500 bookings3 of the Fortune 10 sold and deployed over past 12 monthsMarketing Technology News: Extreme Reach Launches AdBridge for Sellers, A New Ad Distribution Platform for Sell-Side Teams and Their Advertising Partners“Endpoint security is at a fascinating point of maturity, highlighting a massive market opportunity for SentinelOne’s technology and team,” said Teddie Wardi, Managing Director, Insight Partners. “Attack methods grow more advanced by the day and customers demand innovative, autonomous technology to stay one step ahead. We recognize SentinelOne’s strong leadership team and vision to be unique in the market, as evidenced through the company’s explosive growth and highly differentiated business model from its peer cybersecurity companies.”“As an investor, SentinelOne’s combination of best-in-class EPP and EDR functionality is a magnet for engagement, but it’s the company’s ability to foresee the future of the endpoint market that attracted us as a technology partner,” said a representative from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation. “Extending tech stacks beyond EPP and EDR to include IoT is the clear next step, and we look forward to collaborating with SentinelOne on its groundbreaking work in this area.”Marketing Technology News: SDI Marketing Set to Fly High with Launch of New Stand-Alone Loyalty Agency, kitelast_img read more

HG Insights Elizabeth Cholawsky Wins Comparablys 2019 Best CEO for Women Award

first_img ComparablyElizabeth CholawskyHG InsightsMarketing Technology NewsNewsWomen Award Previous ArticleGartner Says Marketers for US Spirits Brands Must Tap Into Search to Gain Competitive AdvantageNext ArticleLivePerson Integration Makes SAP Upscale Commerce Solution Conversational HG Insights, the global leader in technology intelligence, was recently recognized as having one of the best CEOs for women by Comparably, a culture and career monitoring website. Comparably honors businesses that are deemed outstanding by anonymous employees, and this specific award is based entirely on female employee feedback ratings on their chief executives.“We’re dedicated to creating a company that encourages growth and opportunity and constantly strives for diversity of thought. That translates into a supportive company culture and fun place to work for everyone”Elizabeth Cholawsky, HG Insights’ CEO, received a Comparably score of 95/100, placing her in the top 5% of small and mid-size company leaders in the United States.“We’re dedicated to creating a company that encourages growth and opportunity and constantly strives for diversity of thought. That translates into a supportive company culture and fun place to work for everyone,” said Elizabeth. “I am delighted and honored to be recognized by the Comparably team and by the HG Insights women who made their voices heard to recognize me as a Best CEO for Women.”Marketing Technology News: LivePerson Wins 2019 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award“Comparably’s annual Best CEOs for Women Award is based solely on how female employees rate their CEOs,” said Jason Nazar, Comparably CEO. “These outstanding leaders are being recognized for creating workplaces that inspire, encourage, and support women’s voices and contributions.”Marketing Technology News: Selligent Marketing Cloud Study Reveal Digital Marketers Struggle to Deliver Consistent Omnichannel ExperiencesHG Insights is the global leader in technology intelligence. Every day, HG Insights uses advanced data science methodologies to process billions of unstructured digital documents to produce the world’s best technology installation information, IT spend, and contract intelligence. The world’s largest technology firms and fastest growing companies achieve a tremendous advantage by using HG Insights to accelerate their sales, marketing, and strategy efforts.Marketing Technology News: Digital Communication Tools Leave Many Workers Feeling Squeezed out by Tech-Savvy Colleagues HG Insights’ Elizabeth Cholawsky Wins Comparably’s 2019 Best CEO for Women Award Business WireJuly 2, 2019, 7:02 pmJuly 2, 2019 last_img read more

New initiative to increase mothers ability to provide milk for very low

first_imgJun 20 2019Researchers at Boston Medical Center initiated a statewide quality improvement imitative to increase mothers’ ability to produce and provide milk for very low birth weight infants at their discharge, as well reduce the racial/ethnic disparities in milk production and provision to these infants.  A new study, published in Pediatrics, indicates that the initiative yielded positive results on improving rates of prenatal human milk education, early milk expression and skin to skin care among mothers of very low birth weight infants during initial hospitalization, but did not lead to sustained improvement in mother’s milk provision at hospital discharge.Related StoriesIt is okay for women with lupus to get pregnant with proper care, says new studyRaw meat can act as reservoir for bacteria associated with hospital infectionsOlympus Europe and Cytosurge join hands to accelerate drug development, single cell researchMother’s milk has many benefits for very low-birth-rate infants, including a reduction of necrotizing enterocolitis (infection of the intestine), sepsis, and chronic lung disease, and improvement in later childhood development. However, mothers of very low birth rate infants that are born prematurely often have challenges making milk. In addition, previous research has shown racial/ethnic disparities in mother’s milk provision at discharge or transfer, with white mothers having a higher rate of mother’s milk provision.The researchers examined three years of data from 1,670 mother-very low birth weight infant pairs from 10 level 3 neonatal intensive care units in Massachusetts. They found that the quality improvement program significantly improved hospital-based breastfeeding support practices, as well as first milk expression within six hours of birth, and any skin-to-skin care in the first month in all racial/ethnic groups. Although the researchers found no racial/ethnic disparities in provision of mother’s milk for the first three weeks of hospitalization, disparities emerged after three weeks. Although we were able to show improvement in our process measures and any mother’s milk for the first three weeks of hospitalization, these did not lead to sustained improvement in mother’s milk provision at discharge. While we did not find improvements in our main outcome, we did find several successful initiatives that can inform other hospitals looking to address this issue.”Corresponding author Margaret G. Parker, MD, MPH, a neonatologist at Boston Medical Center and assistant professor of pediatrics at BU School of Medicine The authors note that, given these results, further research is needed on the effect of factors later in hospitalization on provision of mother’s milk at discharge. This work was supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Source:Boston Medical Centerlast_img read more

Menstrual cups are safe costeffective and enable waste savings review finds

first_imgRelated StoriesBlood based test using AI and nanotechnology devised for chronic fatigue syndromeDon’t Miss the Blood-Brain Barrier Drug Delivery (B3DD) Summit this AugustInnovative microfluidic device simplifies study of blood cells, opens new organ-on-chip possibilitiesMenstruation and period poverty can affect girls’ schooling and women’s experience of work. They can increase disposition to urogenital infections if they use low-quality products and can even make women and girls a target for sexual violence or coercion when they don’t have the funds to buy products.The review was made up of data from medical studies and grey literature, including reports, conference abstracts and theses which were more qualitative in nature. The studies took place in low- and middle-income countries as well as high-income countries and looked at cost, availability, acceptance and waste savings, while also looking at the education materials that were available referring menstrual cups as an option. However, the authors noted that much of the data was of low quality and call for further, quality research to be carried out.First author on the paper is LSTM’s Dr Annemieke van Eijk, she said: Menstrual cups collect blood flow rather than absorbing it like other products and are inserted directly into the vagina. In 13 of the studies 70% of women wanted to continue using them when they became familiar with how to do so leading the authors to suggest that information and follow up on the correct use might need to form a part of menstrual health programs. Source:Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Despite the fact that 1.9 billion women globally are of menstruating age – spending on average 65 days a year dealing with menstrual blood flow, few good quality studies exist that compare sanitary products. We aimed to address this by summarizing current knowledge about leakage, safety, and acceptability of menstrual cups, comparing them to other products where possible.” With a general increase on initiatives aimed at tackling period poverty, in both low- and high-income settings, it is really important that menstrual cups be considered as a potential option for women and girls everywhere. Cups can last up to 10 years and the data suggests that this means that period associated costs could be significantly reduced as well as being beneficial in terms of waste saving.” Reviewed by James Ives, M.Psych. (Editor)Jul 17 2019Researchers at LSTM have carried out the first scientific review about menstrual cups and found them to be safe and potentially as effective as other products, while also being beneficial in terms of cost and waste savings.The meta-analysis, the results of which are published in the journal Lancet Public Health(link is external), was led by Professor Penelope Phillips-Howard and included the data from 43 studies and 3,300 women and girls. Results suggest that menstrual cups are safe and result in similar or lower leakage than disposable pads or tampons.Professor Phillips-Howard explained:last_img read more