Christopher MacPherson

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The road to 5G: The inevitable growth of infrastructure cost

Network cost could double as operators strive to meet demand for increased capacity and deploy 5G. How can they maintain their profits?<p><b>Each</b> …

Are you ready for 5G?

Smart operators will consider seven no-regrets moves to position themselves for advantage amid radically changing industry dynamics.<p><b>The fifth</b> …

Nvidia’s Jensen Huang goes off script with CES 2018 Q&A

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang was back at CES 2018 with his signature black leather jacket. He unveiled the company’s announcements at a press event on Sunday at the big tech trade show in Las Vegas. They included the 9-billion transistor Xavier artificial intelligence chip, the beta launch of GeForce …

The intelligent intersection could banish traffic lights forever

New vehicle-in-the-loop simulation proves intelligent intersection is 100x more efficient.<p>Whenever we hear a speech from a politician, policy maker, …

CES 2018: What the Gadget Fest Looks Like in ‘the Year of A.I.’

On an initial walk-through, this year’s CES electronics trade show was reminiscent of years past. Thousands of tech and gadget enthusiasts flooded the Las Vegas Convention Center for the four-day event, which began on Tuesday, to see the newest electronics that are being introduced on the …

Disruptive Innovation is Coming to the Management Consulting Industry

The Management Consulting Industry is Booming, and it’s about to be Disrupted.<p><b>Management consulting</b> is a $250 billion industry. It’s big. It’s …

2017 is the year of artificial intelligence. Here’s why

A recent acceleration of innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made it a hot topic in boardrooms, government, and the media. But it is still …

How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning to reap a range of …

Artificial Intelligence

Robots and the Future of Jobs: The Economic Impact of Artificial Intelligence | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR Board Member James Manyika, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Daniela Rus, Chief Cognitive Officer at IPsoft Edwin Van Bommel join Director …

Future of Artificial Intelligence Economic Growth

Fuel for Growth<p>THREE CHANNELS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE-LED GROWTH<p>Doubling Down on Growth<p>Baseline<p>AI steady rate<p>Percentage increase in labor …

50 Smartest Companies 2017

8<p>Tencent<p><b>Headquarters</b> Shenzhen, China• <b><br>Industry</b> Connectivity• <b><br>Status</b> Public• <b><br>Years on the List</b> 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017• <b><br>Valuation</b> $350 billion<p><b>Summary</b> …

‘Artificial Intelligence is the engine of the fourth industrial revolution’

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new engine that is going to launch the fourth industrial revolution after loom, steam engine and assembly line, …

How The Rise Of Amazon Has Destroyed Retail Chains, In One Chart

Retail chains are in big trouble. Shedding sales, jobs and market cap, the implosion of the retail economy is a "silent crisis" sending shockwaves …

eCommerce

An Algorithm Trained on Emoji Knows When You’re Being Sarcastic on Twitter - MIT Technology Review

Scroll through Twitter and you’ll find plenty of sarcastic comments—not to mention lots of cases where sarcasm apparently went straight over …

Machine Learning

Inside Salesforce’s Quest to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Everyone

<b>Optimus Prime—the software engine,</b> not the Autobot overlord—was born in a basement under a West Elm furniture store on University Avenue in Palo …

Artificial Intelligence

The world’s first crewless cargo ship will launch next year

The $25 million vessel will be fully autonomous by 2020<p>The world’s first crewless, automated cargo ship will launch in 2018, reports the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, and is expected to be fully autonomous by 2020. The Norwegian-built Yara Birkeland will use GPS, radar, cameras, and sensors to navigate …

It's Not Just Retail That's Changing. It's Us.

Despite record highs in the markets, bad news about consumers has been relentless: malls are closing; consumers have accumulated too much debt; incomes are stagnant. None of this bodes well for future consumer spending and economic growth.<p>This is the established narrative -- fairly straightforward, …

eCommerce

a16z Podcast: Brains, Bodies, Minds … and Techno-Religions

Evolution and technology have allowed our human species to manipulate the physical environment around us — reshaping fields into cities, redirecting …

Ben Horowitz

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training

(Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)Machines are eating humans’ jobs talents. And it’s not just about jobs that are repetitive and low-skill. …

Learning

New IBM Channel Chief Teltsch On The Opportunity In Cognitive Transformation, What's Next For IBM's Partner Program And The Challenges Ahead

<b>Do you see partners transforming their practices to take advantage of these cutting-edge technologies?</b><p>This month, more than 100 business partners …

What are the most successful and least successful retail experiences recently and currently being developed, both in brick and mortar stores, and digitally?

The Store Of The Future: 150+ Startups Transforming Brick-And-Mortar Retail In One Infographic

If you are a startup in the retail industry, add or edit your profile directly at the CB Insights Editor to get in front of our research team. …

eCommerce