Jonathan Smithson

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Why these business tools are borderline genius for new-age entrepreneurs

They may provide you with limited features for a short amount of time, but they do help you get acquainted with the interface, understand the ease of use, and determine the relevance of the software to your specific needs.<p>It’s important to test before paying top dollar for task management tools (or …

Entrepreneurship

Millennial who saved up to $3,400 a month to get out of debt used a brilliant money-saving strategy

Thanks to student loans, a car loan and credit card debt, Guen Garrido found herself in a $68,600 hole at the end of 2014. But three years and three …

Personal Finance

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

Web Design

This AI program could beat you in an argument—but it doesn’t know what it’s saying - MIT Technology Review

During a live debate in San Francisco this evening, an AI program made a surprisingly cogent argument that space exploration should be subsidized. …

Artificial Intelligence

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

6 questions you must answer to identify your best way to implement AI

Commodity artificial intelligence-as-a-Service (AI-aaS) offerings are popping up everywhere. Just as you can whip out a credit card and spin up a virtual data center in Amazon, Microsoft, or Google’s cloud, you can now call on previously trained machine learning clusters to handle your AI …

Machine Learning

Google launches App Maker for all G Suite customers

Google today announced the general availability of App Maker, G Suite’s low-code environment for building custom business apps. App Maker is now available to all G Suite Business, Enterprise, and Education customers.<p>App Maker first launched as part of an Early Adopter Program in November 2016. At …

Apps

Artificial Intelligence Startup Oben Debuts "Personal" AI Consumer App

Users can "teach" their avatar to speak like them.<p>Pasadena-based artificial intelligence tech startup Oben is about to roll out its first product, …

Artificial Intelligence

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

Machine Learning

Business Bets On Technology In Las Vegas At PegaWorld 2018

This past week more than 5,000 people made their way to Las Vegas to learn that the biggest bet they need to place has nothing to do with casino games. It’s a bet on technology; specifically, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots. It’s a bet that will help business with their processes, workflows …

Artificial Intelligence

The Exact Script This 20-Something Founder Used to Successfully Cold Email the Biggest Names in Business

WayUp's Liz Wessel connected with business legends when she was still only a college student.<p>Liz Wessel, the 28-year-old CEO of Millennial job-hunting startup WayUp, clearly knows a few shortcuts to success. Before she's even passed her 30th birthday, Wessel has started a successful college …

Employment

13,000 Projects Ditched GitHub for GitLab Monday Morning

Gitlab told Motherboard that the company gained 50,000 new projects in the lead up to Microsoft's announcement that it acquired Github.<p>On Monday morning, Microsoft announced that it had acquired the popular collaborative software development platform GitHub for $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. The …

Satya Nadella

The AI winter is well on its way

Deep learning has been at the forefront of the so-called AI revolution for years now, and many people believed that it would take us to the world of the technological singularity. Many companies talked big in 2014, 2015, and 2016 when technologies such as Alpha Go were pushing new boundaries. For …

Machine Learning

We bootstrapped a SaaS startup, without compromise and spent only $912 on AWS

<i>Originally posted at: https://www.powerdown.io/blog/posts/stories/bootstrap-for-under-1000.html</i><p>We created a real product, not just an MVP prototype. …

Cloud Computing

Coding: an important language choice

The market for digital fluency is growing, and Canada Learning Code (CLC), a national non-profit organization championing coding literacy education, …

Computer Science

How AI innovation helps companies use the force

The phenomenal computing potential of IBM Watson is allowing brands to engage with customers on a deeper level<p>As the notion of AI rises in the priorities of marketing executives, IBM is taking a different approach. Instead, consider “IA”: the intelligent assistant. Via natural language …

Artificial Intelligence

Intuitive Surgical Breaks Out To Record After FDA Approves New Robot

<b>Intuitive Surgical</b> (ISRG) broke out to a record high Friday after the Food and Drug Administration approved another surgical robot from the …

FDA

'We Have Demonstrated General-AI Technology For The First Time In History" - Bijan Tadayon CEO Of ZAC Inc | Articles | Big Data

Researchers in Maryland claim to have made a significant step forward in machine learning, and it has potentially game-changing consequences to …

Artificial Intelligence

Bringing analytics to life | McKinsey Analytics

1. Identify sources of new business value<p>Every analytics project starts with identifying specific opportunities for analytics-driven revenue growth …

Data Warehousing

AI marks the beginning of the Age of Thinking Machines

Every day brings considerable AI news, from breakthrough capabilities to dire warnings. A quick read of recent headlines shows both: an AI system that claims to predict dengue fever outbreaks up to three months in advance, and an opinion piece from Henry Kissinger that AI will end the Age of …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung to join other big players, open artificial intelligence research lab in Toronto

Samsung Electronics will open an artificial-intelligence lab in Toronto on Thursday, the latest in a slew of foreign multinationals to set up research operations in Canada.<p>The move is part of a broader push by the South Korean consumer-electronics giant to close the gap with Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft and Publicis unveil Marcel, an AI-based productivity platform for the ad giant

Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella has refocussed to double down on enterprise, artificial intelligence and cloud services, and today the company took the wraps a new project for advertising giant Publicis that shows how it is leveraging all three to expand its business. At an event in Paris, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Exclusive: IBM bringing 1,800 AI jobs to France

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty will announce a plan to create 1,800 jobs over the next two years in France in areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing and …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence On The Edge Platform

Currently the AI Edge line has the following solutions.<p>– UP Core Plus<br>– AI Plus<br>– Vision Plus<br>– Net Plus<br>– AI Core<br>– AI Core M2<p>For more information in …

Artificial Intelligence

Automation Will Make Lifelong Learning a Necessary Part of Work

President Emmanuel Macron together with many Silicon Valley CEOs will kick off the VivaTech conference in Paris this week with the aim of showcasing the “good” side of technology. Our research highlights some of those benefits, especially the productivity growth and performance gains that …

Emmanuel Macron

How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child

It's a Saturday morning in February, and Chloe, a curious 3-year-old in a striped shirt and leggings, is exploring the possibilities of a new toy. …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Use CRISPR to Block HIV Replication Inside Living Cells - ExtremeTech

By on May 23, 2018 at 1:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Modern medicine has made incredible …

Genetic Engineering

Nuclear physicists leap into quantum computing with first simulations of atomic nucleus

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are the first to successfully simulate an atomic nucleus using a quantum …

Quantum Computing

AI Chatbots Try to Schedule Meetings—Without Enraging Us

I was in the middle of my usual morning routine—40 reps of How Will I Pay These Damn Bills and 30 minutes on the treadmill of Where Did I Go …

Chatbots

Google Cloud Platform breaks into leader category in Gartner's Magic Quadrant

Gartner narrowed the infrastructure-as-a-service field dramatically for its 2018 version of the Magic Quadrant. AWS and Microsoft Azure still lead, …

Google Cloud Platform