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Era of modern robotics

January 31, 2017 by

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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 […]

Tools of the Trade. Join #smchat #contentseries as we launch our 2017 series on tools.

January 24, 2017 by

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Tools for writing? If you want, start with paper and a pen. Can’t go wrong. The solution’s been in vogue for centuries. But times have changed. Look in the mirror. A tired lot, aren’t we? Writers today are busy. We’re slicing time in ever thinner slices. We need platforms and tools that let us move […]

Can beacons truly transform the Enterprise?

September 6, 2016 by

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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 […]

Will wearable technology wow or wear us out?

July 27, 2013 by

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Earlier this month a post on Quartz discussed how “almost every major consumer electronics manufacturer is now working on a smart watch.” Naturally, this triggered a series of thoughts and questions for me about the fast-n-furious trend of wearable technology embedding itself into the mainstream, creeping quietly and unassumingly into our lives. How will these types of […]

Big data and you

May 22, 2013 by

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I’ve been blogging and discussing the #bigdata meme for quite a while now and have even asked some Twitter follows what big data meant to them. At first, I thought big data was simply a term to refer to the steady aggregation of ALL the data and data sets that ever existed. Well, I suppose […]

Mobile Marketing: Sense and Semantics

April 28, 2012 by

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Our chat on May 2 will endeavour to advance discussions from Joe’s (@SMSJoe) initial positioning that explored, among others, the “mobility tipping point” as it relates to behavioural adoption by consumers. While it may seem obvious that the mobile experience has fast become mainstream and part of modern life, a closer look at exactly what […]