Logan WIlt

Logan WIlt blogs about how AI can help augment what people can do and how well they can do it.

The latest from DXC’s Applied AI Studio: A chatbot to help remote workers de-stress

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Lee, an online personal counselor, helps employees who struggle with feelings of mild anxiety or loneliness while working from home. Rather than cope alone, they talk with Lee to destress. “You’re lonely?” Lee might say. “I’m sorry about that. Can you tell me more about how you’re feeling?” Those words might not seem surprising from […]

Building human-centered AI

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For all the hype and excitement surrounding artificial intelligence right now, the AI movement is still in its infancy. The public perceptions of its capabilities are painted as much by science fiction as by real innovation. This youth is a good thing, because it means we can still affect the course of AI’s impact. If […]

How big is a gigabyte (GB)?: Putting units of data into tangible scale

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Data permeates our lives. And, while data is measurable, it is also abstract, making it difficult for people to grasp its size or scale. This video shows data units re-imagined as more tangible objects, so we can more easily comprehend their scale. RELATED LINKS Thoughts from a data scientist: Becoming competent may be easier than […]

From lakes to watersheds: A better approach to data management

As a data scientist, I have a vested interest in how data is managed in systems. After all, better data management means I can bring more value to the table. But I’ve come to learn, it’s not how an individual system manages data but how well the enterprise, holistically, manages data that amplifies the value […]

Thriving on change: My winding road to data science

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I didn’t start my career aiming to be data scientist. In fact, I didn’t start my career aiming for anything. I was the kid who could never settle on a career. Marine biologist, actor, doctor, engineer, police officer, artist, lawyer – every week I changed my mind on what I wanted to be. As I […]