Joe Lunn

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How Smart Speakers Are Poised to Reinvent the Travel Industry

Marriott recently teamed up with Amazon to offer a hospitality version of the e-commerce giant’s Echo devices in select hotel rooms. Now, when guests want to order room service or housekeeping, they can simply ask Alexa, the voice of their disembodied personal concierge. Travelers with an Alexa …

Smart Speaker

UI Designer Shares His Top 19 Bite-Sized Design Tips From Year’s Worth Of Advice

Some of you might already be familiar with UI designer Steve Schoger. Last month, DesignTAXI featured his free-to-download poster for web developers …

The Business Consulting Industry Is Booming, and It's About to Be Disrupted

Every industry will be disrupted. Management consulting is next.<p>Management consulting is a $250 billion industry. It's big. It's growing. It's highly profitable. And it's about to be disrupted.<p>Whether the focus is strategy, operations, tax, finance, HR, or IT, business consultants are a staple of …

As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find New Roles

FLORENCE, N.J. — Nissa Scott started working at the cavernous Amazon warehouse in southern New Jersey late last year, stacking plastic bins the size of small ottomans. It was not, she says, the most stimulating activity. And lifting the bins, which often weigh 25 pounds each, was also tiring over …

Robotics

How Can You Tell Someone Has Horrible Leadership Skills? This New Study Just Revealed the Top 10 'Bad Boss' Behaviors

More than 1,000 employees were asked to rate 24 'typical boss behaviors' from 'totally acceptable' to 'totally unacceptable.' Can you guess the worst behavior a boss can have in the workplace?<p>So what's your bad bosshorror story? You <i>know</i> you have one. Bad boss behaviors that lead to horrific …

The secret language of chatbots

Give a journalist a buzzword and you’ve fed him for a day.<p>Give a journalist a topic to investigate and explore and you feed the entire industry for years. Even more so when the topic is a sci-fi trope like artificial intelligence.<p>These days, we are bombarded by warnings about imminent technological …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

<i>*This article was originally published in April, 2017.</i><p>One day, not too soon — but still sooner than you think — the smartphone will all but vanish, …

Augmented Reality

5 Weird Signs You're More Creative Than Average

These "negative" characteristics are actually signs of high creativity.<p>Everyone wants to be creative, and why not? Who wouldn't want to dream up a world-changing business idea, best-selling novel, or hit pop song. But here's a more difficult question for you: would you like to live day to day life …

IBM is teaching AI to behave more like the human brain

Since the days of Da Vinci's "Ornithoper", mankind's greatest minds have sought inspiration from the natural world for their technological creations. It's no different in the modern world, where bleeding-edge advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence have begun taking their …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Computers Are Having Such a Hard Time With This Deceptively Simple Chess Puzzle

A popular chess problem known as the Queen’s Puzzle has captivated mathematicians and computer scientists for years, yet no one has been able to …

Talking bus shelters and receptionist replacements: How agencies are experimenting with voice tech

As voice-enabled platforms like Alexa, Google Home and Watson become more viable advertising environments, agencies are becoming experts in voice …