15 Dec 2018

Three Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use AI to Boost Their Business

The scope of artificial intelligence (AI) never ceases to intrigue the human mind. From interactive search assistants and employee management systems to self-learning user segmentation tools and complex ambient intelligence, AI has always remained a progressive technology limitless in its potential. With recent leaps in technology, AI has forayed to the forefronts of digital marketing, […]

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11 Dec 2018

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will. Digital life is augmenting human capacities and disrupting eons-old human activities. Code-driven systems […]

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10 Dec 2018

MSPs Must Prepare For These Three Most-Disruptive Technologies

The world’s three most-disruptive technologies are changing the game and creating a multi-billion-dollar opportunity for solution providers that can help customers embrace that change, says futurist Ian Kahn. The world’s three most-disruptive technologies will “drive the future” and create unprecedented opportunities for managed service providers willing to explore new practices and vendor alliances, said Ian […]

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08 Dec 2018

This neural-net powered AI is way better at chess than anyone

AlphaZero is from DeepMind Technologies, a subsidiary under Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company. It can tackle not only chess, but also shogi and Go — two equally difficult, if not even more challenging, games. AlphaZero comes after many years of research, succeeding AlphaGo Zero from last year, the world’s best Go player. But this time around there […]

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06 Dec 2018

What A.I. Can Teach You About Books That You Didn’t Already Know

With one spouse studying the evolution of artificial and natural intelligenceand the other researching the language, culture, and history of Germany, imagine the discussions at our dinner table. We often experience the stereotypical clash in views between the quantifiable, measurement-based approach of natural science and the more qualitative approach of the humanities, where what matters most is […]

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05 Dec 2018

Coats Group investing US$5mln in “disruptive technology” that could revolutionise the thread industry

Twine has developed a proprietary digital thread dyeing system, allowing thread to be produced on demand at any colour and length. Rajiv Sharma, Coats’ group chief executive, commented: “This is an exciting and innovative strategic move” Coats Group PLC (LON:COA) is investing US$5mln in a “disruptive technology” that it believes has the potential to revolutionise the […]

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04 Dec 2018

DeepMind Starts To Show How AI Can Be Used To Solve Scientific Problems

DeepMind, the UK artificial intelligence lab bought by Google in 2014, is poised to start having more of a real-world impact after it was announced as the winner of a protein folding contest in Cancun on Sunday. For several years, the London-headquartered firm has been talking about using AI to tackle a number of major issues facing […]

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03 Dec 2018

Global Financial Services Bullish On AI, The ‘Disruptive Tech’ Frontrunner

While around two-thirds (65%) of senior financial services industry decision makers globally are “bullish” on so-called disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain and robotics and see them as having “a positive impact” on their business in the future, a new study reveals only a third (33%) indicate these technologies are being deployed today. And, […]

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