Category Archives: AI

Barriers to AI Adoption

Sloan Management Review: The gap between ambition and execution is large at most companies. Three-quarters of executives believe AI will enable their companies to move into new businesses. Almost 85% believe AI will allow their companies to obtain or sustain … Continue reading

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Richard Socher, Salesforce (Emerging AI Leaders Series)

“AI teaches us who we are,” says Richard Socher. The recent rapid progress in the field of artificial intelligence is the result of successfully processing “a large amount of known training data, doing things [the computer] has seen before,” he … Continue reading

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2017 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies: AI, AR/VR, Digital Platforms

Gartner: The emerging technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 reveal three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years. Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital … Continue reading

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Robots Determined the Outcome of the 2016 Election. Or Maybe Not.

Brookings: “…the map makes clear that while industrial robots are by no means everywhere, they are clustered heavily in a short list of Midwestern and Southern manufacturing states, especially the upper Midwest… It is telling that the robot incidence in red … Continue reading

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Deep Learning, Not AI, Most Effective Term in Job Listings

Textio: These phrases appear to be following the pattern of big data before them. As AI language has become more common in job ads, the less interesting it has become to potential job applicants. No surprise: when everyone is using the same language, … Continue reading

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The Race to Acquire AI Startups

Source: Crunchbase

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Mobile Becomes AI

…Microsoft Form 10K 2017: Vision: “Our strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge infused with artificial intelligence (“AI”).” ……# Mentions AI or artificial intelligence: 7 …Microsoft Form 10K 2016: Vision: “Our strategy … Continue reading

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