Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Netiquette IQ Blog Of 4/17/2018 Natural language generation (NLG)






From whatis.com
Natural language generation (NLG) is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) programming to produce written or spoken narrative from a dataset. NLG is related to computational linguistics, natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU), the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) concerned with human-to-machine and machine-to-human interaction. 

NLG research often focuses on building computer programs that provide data points with context. Sophisticated NLG software has the ability to mine large quantities of numerical data, identify patterns and share that information in a way that is easy for humans to understand. The speed of NLG software is especially useful for producing news and other time-sensitive stories on the internet. At its best, NLG output can be published verbatim as web content.

The Associated Press and other media outlets have used NLG robojournalism programs for many years to give data sets context. For example, when an earthquake struck Los Angeles in 2014, a content generation algorithm created by programmer/journalist Ken Schwencke posted the story to the L.A. Times within eight minutes of the tremor, complete with a map pinpointing the epicenter.

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Anyone who would like to review the book and have it posted on my blog or website, please contact me paul@netiquetteiq.com.

In addition to this blog, I maintain a radio show on BlogtalkRadio  and an online newsletter via paper.li.I have established Netiquette discussion groups with Linkedin and  Yahoo.  I am also a member of the International Business Etiquette and Protocol Group and Minding Manners among others. I regularly consult for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a worldwide network of subject matter experts and I have been contributing to the blogs Everything Email and emailmonday . My work has appeared in numerous publications and I have presented to groups such as The Breakfast Club of NJ and  PSG of Mercer County

Monday, April 16, 2018

Netiquette IQ Security Bulletin - SB18-106: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of April 9, 2018




National Cyber Awareness System:

04/09/2018 06:29 AM EDT

Original release date: April 09, 2018
The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information.
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In addition to this blog, Netiquette IQ has a website with great assets which are being added to on a regular basis. I have authored the premiere book on Netiquette, “Netiquette IQ - A Comprehensive Guide to Improve, Enhance and Add Power to Your Email". My new book, “You’re Hired! Super Charge Your Email Skills in 60 Minutes. . . And Get That Job!” has just been published and will be followed by a trilogy of books on Netiquette for young people. You can view my profile, reviews of the book and content excerpts at:


Anyone who would like to review the book and have it posted on my blog or website, please contact me paul@netiquetteiq.com.

In addition to this blog, I maintain a radio show on BlogtalkRadio  and an online newsletter via paper.li.I have established Netiquette discussion groups with Linkedin and  Yahoo.  I am also a member of the International Business Etiquette and Protocol Group and Minding Manners among others. I regularly consult for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a worldwide network of subject matter experts and I have been contributing to the blogs Everything Email and emailmonday . My work has appeared in numerous publications and I have presented to groups such as The Breakfast Club of NJ and  PSG of Mercer County

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Netiquette IQ Blog Of 4/14/2018





Zombie VM from whatis .com
A zombie VM is a virtual machine that is created, often for a particular purpose, and is forgotten when it is no longer needed for that purpose. As a result, the VM continues to consume resources while performing no useful work. The proliferation of zombie VMs in a data center is one of the main causes of virtualization sprawl.
Virtual machines can be created quickly and easily and only use a very small portion of the physical infrastructure's resources to run. When virtual instances are created faster than they are removed, however, the result is virtualization sprawl. The irony of virtualization sprawl is that it can cancel out the benefits that make virtualization attractive and cost-effective in the first place, costing the company money by tying up operating system licenses, servers and database resources without adding any value.
Most zombie VMs are simply temporary virtual servers that have been forgotten due to lax tracking procedures. Ideally, the creation of each VM should be documented, along with its purpose and owner. When a VM is no longer required, it should be removed. Once virtualization sprawl has occurred, it becomes necessary to differentiate zombie VMs from the productive ones. Indications of a zombie VM include an absence of recent support tickets and low CPU, network and disk utilization.

Zombie prevention requires both policies and software tools. Management policies should be put in place to guide the creation and retention of VMs and storage instances. Then, software tools can be used to identify VM instance owners, report on recent usage and specify how long resources have been idle. Ideally, VM governance tools will raise an alert when a machine rests unused for a defined period of time and automatically spin down the zombie and recover its licenses.
The zombie VM's physical counterpart in the data center is the zombie server.
National Cyber Awareness System:

04/09/2018 06:29 AM EDT

Original release date: April 09, 2018
The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information.
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sales@tabularosa.net  or 609 818 1802.
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In addition to this blog, Netiquette IQ has a website with great assets which are being added to on a regular basis. I have authored the premiere book on Netiquette, “Netiquette IQ - A Comprehensive Guide to Improve, Enhance and Add Power to Your Email". My new book, “You’re Hired! Super Charge Your Email Skills in 60 Minutes. . . And Get That Job!” has just been published and will be followed by a trilogy of books on Netiquette for young people. You can view my profile, reviews of the book and content excerpts at:


Anyone who would like to review the book and have it posted on my blog or website, please contact me paul@netiquetteiq.com.

In addition to this blog, I maintain a radio show on BlogtalkRadio  and an online newsletter via paper.li.I have established Netiquette discussion groups with Linkedin and  Yahoo.  I am also a member of the International Business Etiquette and Protocol Group and Minding Manners among others. I regularly consult for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a worldwide network of subject matter experts and I have been contributing to the blogs Everything Email and emailmonday . My work has appeared in numerous publications and I have presented to groups such as The Breakfast Club of NJ and  PSG of Mercer County

Monday, April 9, 2018

Netiquette IQ - SB18-099: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of April 2, 2018





National Cyber Awareness System:

04/09/2018 06:29 AM EDT

Original release date: April 09, 2018
The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information.

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sales@tabularosa.net  or 609 818 1802.
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In addition to this blog, Netiquette IQ has a website with great assets which are being added to on a regular basis. I have authored the premiere book on Netiquette, “Netiquette IQ - A Comprehensive Guide to Improve, Enhance and Add Power to Your Email". My new book, “You’re Hired! Super Charge Your Email Skills in 60 Minutes. . . And Get That Job!” has just been published and will be followed by a trilogy of books on Netiquette for young people. You can view my profile, reviews of the book and content excerpts at:


Anyone who would like to review the book and have it posted on my blog or website, please contact me paul@netiquetteiq.com.

In addition to this blog, I maintain a radio show on BlogtalkRadio  and an online newsletter via paper.li.I have established Netiquette discussion groups with Linkedin and  Yahoo.  I am also a member of the International Business Etiquette and Protocol Group and Minding Manners among others. I regularly consult for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a worldwide network of subject matter experts and I have been contributing to the blogs Everything Email and emailmonday . My work has appeared in numerous publications and I have presented to groups such as The Breakfast Club of NJ and  PSG of Mercer County

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Netiquette IQ Blog Of 4/8/2018 - Dummy Words" That Have No Meaning





Dummy Words" Have No Meaning
But They Do Have a Grammatical Function
 
by Richard Nordquist thoughtco.com
Updated December 06, 2017 

In English grammar, a dummy word is a word that has a grammatical function but no specific lexical meaning. Also known as a syntactic expletive or a dummy subject. In English, the verb do is sometimes referred to as the dummy auxiliary or dummy operator.
Examples and Observations
"That first winter, it rains and rains as if we have moved to some foreign place, away from the desert; it rains and it rains, and the water comes up to the back step and I think it will enter the house."
(Beth Alvorado, Anthropologies: A Family Memoir. University Of Iowa Press, 2011)
 
"What do you want out of me? A marriage counselor? All I know is this: nobody's very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down."
(Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Viking Press, 1962)
 
"Everything was so still. Occasionally there were the hums and clicks of a lawnmower or the shrieks of a band of children heading home from school. There were the insects and the birds. It was a straightforward, simple life she had chosen."
(Alice Elliott Dark, "In the Gloaming." The New Yorker, 1994)
 
"Do" as the Dummy Operator and "It" as a Dummy Subject
"[T]he verb do, used as an auxiliary, is often called the dummy operator because it has no meaning of its own but exists simply to fill the 'slot' of operator when an operator is needed to form (for example) negative or interrogative sentences. In a similar way, it can be called a dummy subject when it fills the subject slot in sentences like: It's a pity that they wasted so much time."
(Geoffrey N. Leech, A Glossary of English Grammar. Edinburgh University Press, 2006)
 
Dummy Pronouns
- "There are also pronouns that don't mean anything at all. Dummy pronouns, they're called, and we come across them all the time (you read one in the previous sentence). They're those pronouns that exist only because the English language demands that each sentence contain a subject: the it in 'It's raining' or the there in 'There is a shed in my back yard.' (Note: the there only works as an example of a dummy pronoun if I am not pointing to a shed, and am nowhere near my back yard.)"
(Jessica Love, "They Get to Me." The American Scholar, Spring 2010)

- "In the case of reference, the meaning of a dummy word can be determined by what is imparted before or after the occurrence of the dummy word. In general, the dummy word is a pronoun.
I see John is here. He hasn't changed a bit.
She certainly has changed. No, behind John. I mean Karin."
(J. Renkema, Discourse Studies. John Benjamins, 2004)
 
"There" as a Dummy Subject
"By using there as a dummy subject, the writer or speaker can delay introducing the real subject of the sentence. There is called a dummy subject . . . because it has no meaning in itself--its function is to put the real subject in a more prominent position."
(Sara Thorne, Mastering Advanced English Language. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)

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In addition to this blog, Netiquette IQ has a website with great assets which are being added to on a regular basis. I have authored the premiere book on Netiquette, “Netiquette IQ - A Comprehensive Guide to Improve, Enhance and Add Power to Your Email". My new book, “You’re Hired! Super Charge Your Email Skills in 60 Minutes. . . And Get That Job!” has just been published and will be followed by a trilogy of books on Netiquette for young people. You can view my profile, reviews of the book and content excerpts at:


Anyone who would like to review the book and have it posted on my blog or website, please contact me paul@netiquetteiq.com.

In addition to this blog, I maintain a radio show on BlogtalkRadio  and an online newsletter via paper.li.I have established Netiquette discussion groups with Linkedin and  Yahoo.  I am also a member of the International Business Etiquette and Protocol Group and Minding Manners among others. I regularly consult for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a worldwide network of subject matter experts and I have been contributing to the blogs Everything Email and emailmonday . My work has appeared in numerous publications and I have presented to groups such as The Breakfast Club of NJ and  PSG of Mercer County