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Building AI: 3 theorems you need to know

Editor’s note: This is a series of blog posts on the topic of “Demystifying the creation of intelligent machines: How does one create AI?” You are now reading part 3. Previous posts: 1, 2 As I discussed in my last posts, I have been working with colleagues at DXC to build an artificially intelligent fan, one […]

Building AI: Solve the most critical challenge first

Editor’s note: This is a series of blog posts on the topic of “Demystifying creation of intelligent machines: How does one create AI?” You are now reading part 2. Previous post: part 1 As I previewed in my last post, I have been working with colleagues at DXC to build an artificially intelligent fan, one […]

How do you build an AI? We gave it a try

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Editor’s note: This is a series of blog posts on the topic of “Demystifying creation of intelligent machines: How does one create AI?” You are now reading part 1.  Once created and deployed, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a wonderful tool. But how does one create an AI? We’re not at the point where an […]

La lección sobre IoT que ya deberíamos haber aprendido 

Hace unas semanas escribí sobre los pasos que las empresas deben iniciar para prepararse ante la llegada de Internet de las Cosas (IoT). Me centraba en la importancia de gestionar y analizar los datos generados, a partir de los dispositivos conectados. Pero conseguirlo depende de dos variables: conectividad y seguridad. Sin éstas, sus iniciativas IoT […]

Transforming to a digital enterprise

Change is everywhere, it’s accelerating, and most companies today recognize that disruption has come to their industries, fueled by advances in digital technologies and more collaborative outside-in cultures. Indeed, many have already begun a digital transformation to ensure that their business is not left behind. Digital leaders understand, however, that simply implementing certain technologies isn’t […]

CoreOS moves in on cloud DevOps with Kubernetes

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CoreOS is probably still best known for its cloud-friendly CoreOS Container Linux distribution. But that may be changing. CoreOS is now wrapping Kubernetes, the increasingly popular container orchestration program, into its Linux platform. In March, Kubernetes 1.6 became the first release led by a CoreOS developer. With CoreOS’s latest release of Tectonic, the container-friendly Linux platform, CoreOS has […]

IoT devices: Security and privacy before you hit ‘okay’

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Like most people who live in São Paulo, Brazil, I have a busy daily routine where time management is increasingly important. Unfortunately, one of the things I often neglect is my health, so I visited my doctor. After a battery of tests and a stern lecture, the doctor said: “You either start exercising regularly again or you are […]

DIY your own AI assistant

The options available to consume voice activated assistants are increasing with recent releases into the market. The availability of pre-built, off the shelf Assistants is growing and so is the ability to build your own, using the open sourced versions. Google recently gave away AIY, (Do It Yourself Artificial Intelligence) a maker kit with Voice Hat and […]

Red Hat doubles down on cloud development investment

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For a while now, I’ve been saying Red Hat, The Linux Company, wants to become Red Hat, The Cloud Company. And I think I’m on to something. The first billion-dollar open-source company recently announced it was acquiring Codenvy. Codenvy is a well-regarded provider of cloud-native development tools. The company’s cloud-based, integrated development environment (IDE) enables developers to create modern container-based and […]

A simple recipe for geolocation automation

Following on from my blog about Safeguards and the move towards increased automation, in this post I will demonstrate how easy it is to set up a recipe from IFTTT (If This Then That) to use the location service to send a text to someone when I have left a Geolocation zone. There are other automation tools you […]