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Is AI intelligent enough for business?

March 30, 2017

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An MIT Review article paints a sobering perspective on the current state of AI development as it pertains to business use. While the Google’s and Microsoft’s of Silicon Valley bask in an accelerated pace of tech development, life “outside its force field enclosed” boundaries is quite another story. One of the top researchers at Microsoft […]

Era of modern robotics

January 31, 2017

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The robots are taking over! Right. Well, I guess we need to somehow talk about this take-over without imposing our own crazy ideas about how the world should be run—oh wait .. n’er mind A TechReview post highlights the significance of the game of poker for  the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and why a computer […]

Balancing life and work, one email at a time

January 2, 2017

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One of the most intriguing phenomena that’s managed to quietly grace the whimper-like onset of 2017 is happening in France: organizations with 50+ employees are now mandated by law “to negotiate the terms of sending work emails after hours, and define the rights of employees to ignore such communication.” You wanna talk work-life balance? So […]

Life with autonomous tech

October 28, 2016

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.. but experts Reuters talked to are more skeptical of its [Uber’s] move into freight What about you? Do you think Uber-owned Otto has what it takes to offer freight hauling services with autonomous trucks? A recent TechCrunch post offers an intriguing view into how autonomous tech is being incrementally embedded into an industry area like transport. Surely […]

Phone-as-a-Service: mobile’s final frontier?

October 3, 2016

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A colleague pinged me on a brow-raising post by Guardian on the what appears to be ‘silent war’ among manufacturers and smartphone players. Over what? Well, ultimately, YOUR attention. Nothing new to us, right? But what the article highlights as the proposed state of smartphone innovation reaching a final stagnation point is an intriguing area of discussion. Also, […]

Can beacons truly transform the Enterprise?

September 6, 2016

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A recent Techcrunch (TC) post surfaced five key ways in which Bluetooth beacons are supposedly poised to “transform the enterprise.” It turns out that as a culture, we’re tired of being marketed to. We’re sick of ads, and we’re creeped out by businesses stalking our movements. Now we’ve heard this type of hyped headliner before […]

Virtual Reality: If GQ can ask it, why shouldn’t we?

May 31, 2016

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So ya. The VR (virtual reality) bandwagon is rolling along steadily, capturing the attention of eyes with a host of strap-on-your-face viewing devices that, at first glance, make you look like deer caught in the headlights. Charming, right? Well, I know you’ve just been itching to talk about this topic because GQ gave me a sign. Now, I know, […]