Monday, March 8, 2021

I got close to a robot and you won’t believe what she told me

by Mark Bünger, Lux Research Today’s Internet is increasingly a privacy-free dystopia of clickbaity hyperlinks leading to ad-infested pages of copy-pasted content, annotated by moronic and even threatening trolls. It’s worlds apart from the pristine...

New Book by Tom Davenport: AI systems and robotics will help humans do their...

Sure, robots and intelligent machines are likely to replace jobs in the not so distant future. The situation, though, isn't as dire as some would have you believe, according to Tom Davenport, co-author of Only Humans Need...

The augmented project manager

After seeing recent industry presentations on bots, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), I see the application of these technologies changing the practice of project management. The question is, is this future desirable or...

Singularity may be coming, maybe not, but not for me!

When I heard Ray Kurzweil present the concept of the singularity to a small group at TED, the idea that computing power advances would ultimately allow thinking machines to advance beyond humans’ ability to...

Thinking About a Career in High Tech? Think Data Science

Data science is rapidly becoming one of the hottest careers in IT. The field’s rise to prominence has been driven in part by the fact that its raw material -- structured and unstructured data...

Will Robots In Healthcare Make Doctors Obsolete?

Artificial intelligence is advancing more quickly than ever, especially when paired with robotics, ushering in robotic assistants for home, office and even hospital use. Some have even expressed concern over the possibility of advanced...

Wearing Your Intelligence: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence in Wearables and IoT

editors note:  Although this article was published 12/2014, it is worthwhile reading, as it is wide ranging discussion with a focus on what enterprises who may not already be working with AI, should be...

Apocalypse, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love AI

The force has been strong for artificial intelligence over the last few weeks, what with Slack announcing a fund for bots, Elon Musk announcing OpenAI and, of course, the release of Star Wars. This...

When Will The Machines Wake Up?

Machines matter to people. But, they “matter” only because they affect people. It’s widely supposed that today’s machines themselves cannot be “affected” — because they have no feelings, no conscious thought, no sentience. Interestingly enough,...

Zuckerberg challenges Hawking, Gates on AI

Mark Zuckerberg is hoping to build something that only exists in science fiction and comic books. The Facebook CEO revealed in early January that his personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple artificial...






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