From a World of Watson to a World WITH Watson

Cognitive — the most used word at this year’s World of Watson demonstrated a shift away from terms like artificial intelligence and machine learning in what felt like an attempt to almost “humanise” the overall proposition. Keynote speakers, such as New York Times columnist Tom Friedman (@tomfriedman), talked about Industry 4.0 as the “cognitive era,” predicting that […]

How big is the Smart City?

Today, over half of the world’s population resides in cities, providing much of the human and social capital that now fuels contemporary life. And every month, 5 million more people move to cities in developing and emerging countries. It is estimated that by 2050, about 8 billion people will be living in the urban context. […]