How three disruptive technologies can work together to change the world as we know it

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things are common buzzwords these days, but so often, businesses and individuals alike think of each in its own silo. That’s a disservice to emerging tech because combining each concept’s strengths will lead to solutions previously unimagined.   IoT, for example, doesn’t work on a hub-and-spoke model. Currently, the technology […]

The Problem With Believing Coding Is No Longer Important

Artificial intelligence is topping headlines. Whether it’s self-driving cars or Alexa storing your grocery preferences, it seems that AI is finding its way in to just about everything these days, and the implications for daily life and work over the next decade are likely to be significant. Many jobs are at risk for disruption, and […]

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7 Ways Your Business Should Be Using Machine Learning Today

Machine learning has been defined by Stanford University as “the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed.” It’s machine learning that is now behind some of the greatest advancements in technology, driving new industries like autonomous vehicles. From machine learning, a whole new world of concepts has developed, including supervised learning and unsupervised […]

AI and Blockchain Tech Are The Future of Successful Trading

In the past five years, the global financial industry has experienced major disruptions thanks to innovative technologies in AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain. The rate at which supercomputers are taking over the financial sector is leaving no doubt that the future of finance will largely depend on computer scientists and big data experts rather than […]

App Marketers Turn AI and Machine Learning To Drive Growth

Did you know that 80 percent of users churn within three months of downloading an app? That’s because most apps are marketed to the masses and not necessarily to the right customers. Oftentimes, the goal of app marketing is to reach as many consumers as possible with the hopes of recruiting en masse and converting […]

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AI’s Role in Driving the Sales Experience

Much has been made of AI’s role in serving customers, and AI-supported smart devices have invaded homes everywhere — Amazon’s Alexa was even used to order millions more Alexas as Christmas presents in 2017. Artificial intelligence is embedding itself in our technology-obsessed culture, but not every industry has taken advantage of AI’s utility. Adam Honig and his […]

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Why industrials should be thinking at least a bit about AI

It seems like everyone is talking about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning these days. Large, multinational industrials are embracing AI in an effort to make machines smarter, so they can compete effectively in the digital Industrial Revolution that’s well underway. Witness the 2016 article in the MIT Sloan Management Review focusing on how GE […]

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Enterprise AI needs high data quality to succeed

There’s no doubt that AI has usurped big data as the enterprise technology industry’s favorite new buzzword. After all, it’s on Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, for a reason. While progress was slow during the first few decades, AI advancement has rapidly accelerated during the last decade. Some people say AI will augment humans and […]

The Role of AI in Assisting Customer Experience

To track all of the most relevant companies in the Intelligent Assistance ecosystem, refer to the “Intelligent Assistance and Bot” landscape provided by VB Profiles and Opus Research. From being the plots of sci-fi thrillers to being seen as threats by the working populace, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has during the last few years jumped into […]

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Element Critical to go after data center acquisitions

Data center provider CentralColo has announced a comprehensive rebranding, starting with a name change. It is now called Element Critical and will be pursuing an “aggressive acquisition strategy” to combat the limited customer data center choices. Element Critical currently has two data center facilities in Northern Virginia and Silicon Valley. It is looking to expand […]

5 interesting AI crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Crowdfunding industries have both grown exponentially in the recent past. Their dependency on each other is quite evident as many AI projects would never have become a reality without crowdfunding. See also: AI will “most likely be the cause of WW3” says Elon Musk Other than crowdfunding platforms, novel platforms […]

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“AI most likely cause of WW3” says Elon Musk

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has made another apprehensive comment on the future of artificial intelligence development, saying the country with “[artificial intelligence] superiority most likely cause of WW3” on Twitter. Musk, the most prominent critic of AI development, was responding to a comment by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said the nation that […]

In an AI-powered world, what are potential jobs of the future?

With virtual assistants answering our emails and robots replacing humans on manufacturing assembly lines, mass unemployment due to widespread automation seems imminent. But it is easy to forget amid our growing unease that these systems are not “all-knowing” and fully competent. As many of us have observed in our interactions with artificial intelligence, these systems […]

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Elon Musk’s OpenAI bot dominates DoTA 2 professionals

Elon Musk’s OpenAI previewed the power of its own artificial intelligence at Valve’s yearly DoTA 2 tournament. The AI agent dominated several DoTA 2 professionals in 1 vs 1, showing the early capabilities of AI inside the MOBA. For those that don’t follow DoTA 2, it is multiplayer online battle arena, primarily played in a […]