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Emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leaders: Rana el Kaliouby, Affectiva

“Without our emotions, we can’t make smart decisions,” says Rana el Kaliouby. In the field of artificial intelligence, this is sheer heresy. Isn’t the goal of AI to create a machine with human-level intelligence but without the human “baggage” of … Continue reading

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Facebook, Amazon, Disney Practice AI and GE, DBS, BNY Mellon Do Digital Transformation

Searching recently for evidence of artificial intelligence taking over our jobs, lives, and everything else, Tom Davenport came up empty. “Nary a robot overlord to be found,” he declared at the 14th  MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. A day later, at the … Continue reading

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Consumers Prefer Smartphones To George Clooney, Family, Friends, Even Sex

Would you give up your smartphone for a month in exchange for a day with George Clooney or any other celebrity? If you answered “yes,” you are in a disappearing minority. Almost three-quarters of smartphone users worldwide refuse to substitute … Continue reading

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33 Facts and Forecasts About Chatbots and Voice Assistants

To help with your chatbot information overload, here’s a handy list of numbers about the rising prominence of online messaging, voice interfaces, and having a conversation with your friendly AI assistant. Read the article on Forbes.com

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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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Self-Driving Cars: A Solution to Distracted Driving?

Self-driving cars continued to make headlines recently. Google (Waymo) opened its early rider program in Phoenix, Arizona, to “hundreds” of residents “with diverse backgrounds and transportation needs.” Baidu open sourced its self-driving technology and said it’s on track to deliver self-driving cars by the … Continue reading

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Digital Disruption: 5 Top Technologies

Digital disruption is the flip side of digital opportunity. Established companies and startups alike enlist new technologies in the fight to dislodge incumbents, protect entrenched positions, or re-invent entire industries and business activities. To help business and IT executives evaluate … Continue reading

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