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Why email still isn’t going away

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Technology and culture pundits have been predicting the demise of email for years. In this article from 2007 titled “The Death of E-Mail,” Slate‘s Chad Lorenz wrote, “You could chalk up the decline of e-mail to kids following the newest tech fads. You’re not cool if you’re not on Facebook or MySpace, and everyone wants […]

¿Estamos esperando demasiado de la IA demasiado pronto?

Haz una búsqueda en Google sobre la frase “cómo la inteligencia artificial se está transformando”. Adelante, esperaré. Estás aquí para saber que incluso antes de presionar el botón “buscar”, Google sugiere que la inteligencia artificial (AI) está transformando: la profesión legal centros de contacto industrias globales la industria financiera Wall Street Una vez que presionas […]

Protezione dell’azienda dai dispositivi IoT di consumo

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I leader IT aziendali devono affrontare molte sfide nel tentativo di implementare la tecnologia Internet of Things (IoT) nelle loro reti. Ma sono sfide che non si possono evitare o posticipare, giacché i dispositivi IoT in tutto il mondo dovrebbero triplicare a 75,4 miliardi nel 2025 da 23,1 nel 2018. Oltre a integrare e gestire […]

Evil In = Evil Out: Teaching AI to be bad

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In a recent post I talked about the importance of data quality to machine learning and the effective use of neural networks, which rely on algorithms that process data in order to “learn.” The principal is simple and timeless: Garbage in = garbage out. But there are different types of data garbage. There’s the innocent […]

Protéger les entreprises des appareils connectés « grand public »

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Les DSI font face à de nombreux défis en essayant de mettre en œuvre la technologie de l’Internet des objets (IoT) dans leurs réseaux. Ce sont des défis qui ne peuvent être évités ou différés, car le nombre d’appareils IoT en service dans le monde devrait plus que tripler pour atteindre les 75,4 milliards en […]

Robots are being trained to read human thoughts

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If you use a voice assistant such as Alexa, Siri, or Cortana in your home or office, you’re interacting in real-time with an intelligent machine. In coming years this will be so common that no one will really think about it. But a team of academic researchers recently demonstrated that live human interaction with machines […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 3 – Sharpen the digital saw

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This is part of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. In Habit 1 we looked at “Seek first to understand” and the challenge of sensing our market. Habit 2 suggests a need to “Be proactive in terms of managing your brand.” […]

How voice-activated technology can transform your workplace

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It’s great asking Alexa or Google Home or Cortana about the weather forecast for Seattle (rain again!), or what “proprioception” means, or who the Washington Nationals are playing tonight. But those are pretty simple transactions: Ask a direct question requiring a narrow, definable answer, and you get that answer. This is very useful as far […]

Ci aspettiamo troppo dall’IA troppo presto?

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Fai una ricerca su Google con la frase “come si sta trasformando l’intelligenza artificiale”. Vai avanti, aspetterò. Ti renderai conto che anche prima di premere il pulsante “cerca”, Google suggerisce che l’intelligenza artificiale (IA) sta trasformando: la professione legale i centri di contatto le industrie globali il settore finanziario Wall Street Dopo aver cliccato su […]

How AI can overcome human bias in hiring decisions

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are being used by enterprise human resources (HR) professionals to streamline the hiring process (as I wrote back in April). Not only can AI-powered virtual assistants “converse” with job applicants, they can schedule interviews for candidates who appear promising. While reducing time-to-hire can help organizations fill staffing needs more quickly […]