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Helping Computers Perceive Human Emotions

Helping Computers Perceive Human Emotions

MIT  Media Lab researchers have developed a machine-learning model that  takes computers a step closer to interpreting our emotions as naturally  as humans do. In the growing field of “affective computing,” robots and computers  are being developed to analyze facial...

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Why Blockchain’s Future Demands More Coopetition

Why Blockchain’s Future Demands More Coopetition

Blockchain is in quite a precarious  position right now. On one hand, it has received incredible attention  thanks to last year’s cryptocurrency boom and on the other, the boom  also made many overlook blockchain’s diverse applications. Now that the  cryptocurrency...

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The Nine Elements of Digital Transformation

The Nine Elements of Digital Transformation

In-depth research with executives at a wide range of companies shows how  managers can use technology to redefine their businesses. Digital transformation  —  the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of  enterprises — is a hot topic for...

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Where is The Internet Headed?

Where is The Internet Headed?

From AI to encryption and fake news, the internet is facing pressing  issues, but there are potential solutions, writes Solana Larsen Over the past few months, you’ve almost certainly heard someone lament the state of the internet. It might have been a friend or...

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XaaS: Why ‘Everything’ Is Now A Service

XaaS: Why ‘Everything’ Is Now A Service

The three traditional pillars of cloud computing -- SaaS, PaaS and IaaS  -- now support such a range of services that IT, and business, is  entering the 'Everything as a Service' or XaaS era. As soon as internet connectivity became widely available at  reasonable...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Save Jobs, Not Destroy Them.

Artificial Intelligence Will Save Jobs, Not Destroy Them.

In the latter half of the 1980s a debate ensued between two camps  of economists roughly grouped around the views of Edward Prescott, on  the one hand, and Lawrence Summers, on the other. Prescott argued that by and large, the booms and busts of the  economic cycle...

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Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership

Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership

The tech giant's cloud computing arm  is partnering with a start-up called Kaleido to make it easier for  customers to put their services on blockchain. "Introducing  Kaleido to AWS customers is going to help customers move faster and not  worry about managing...

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6 problems technology can solve for Manufacturing

6 problems technology can solve for Manufacturing

Trends, Industry 4.0 / IoT / IIoT, Smart Manufacturing, Supply Chain Technology The manufacturing industry is evolving to comply with Industry 4.0, the  digital industrial revolution. At this crucial junction, we look at  these 6 critical problems that can be resolved...

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Global Industry 4.0 Survey: Blueprint for Digital Success

Global Industry 4.0 Survey: Blueprint for Digital Success

To move forward with Industry  4.0, digital capabilities are all- important. These take time and concentration; a step-by-step approach is important. But move with deliberate speed, so that you don’t lose the first-mover advantage to competitors.  1. Map out your...

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Machine learning: How your business can benefit

Machine learning: How your business can benefit

If you’ve ever paid someone with PayPal,  watched a movie recommended by Netflix or misspelled a word in a search  engine and received the correct results anyway—you’ve benefited from machine learning.  For years, forward thinking businesses have been exploring new...

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Blockchain Will Disrupt Every Industry

Blockchain Will Disrupt Every Industry

"As with all major paradigm shifts, there will be winners and losers. But if we do this right, blockchain technology can usher in a halcyon age of prosperity for all." — Don Tapscott I continue to read articles and see example of the disruptive nature of Blockchain....

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Open Data for Business Intelligence (BI)

Open Data for Business Intelligence (BI)

There was a time when organizations would dedicate abundant amounts of  their energy and resources towards the acquisition and management of  data to serve their business goals. But ever since the evolution of  Internet, corporations have been saved from this timely...

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The Workplace of the Future

The Workplace of the Future

As artificial intelligence pushes beyond the tech industry, work could become fairer—or more oppressive ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is barging its way into business. As our special report  this week explains, firms of all types are harnessing AI to forecast  demand,...

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Top 8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2018

Top 8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2018

AI, IoT, advanced analytics and blockchain are some of the trends driving competitive advantage for supply chains. Olay Skin Advisor is a mobile app that relies on machine-learning algorithms  to analyze skin care needs. The app performs a facial analysis from a...

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10 Big Data Technologies You Must Know

10 Big Data Technologies You Must Know

As the market for big data analytics rapidly expands to include  mainstream customers, its important to know big data technologies that  really matter. Everyone’s talking about data science, with its predictive modeling,  data mining, and machine learning. But most of...

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An Introduction to Agile Business

An Introduction to Agile Business

Have you ever wondered how companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and  Twitter reached their current status in just few years? How these  companies manage to remain at the forefront of competition? What about  them makes them stand apart from the rest? And why is it...

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Embrace Industry 4.0 with These 3 Essential Technologies

Embrace Industry 4.0 with These 3 Essential Technologies

Thanks to Industry 4.0 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution,  manufacturers will never build the same way again. By digitizing their businesses, manufacturers in all sectors are finding new, more cost-effective ways to source materials, run their production lines,...

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