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Three Keys to Transforming Your Business With Innovation and Diversity | Inc.com

It's Q4 and that means it is time to start planting the seeds for your purposeful new year's resolutions for your company. Regardless of your industry or sector, diversity and innovation should be prioritized on your agenda. These are essential components to the success of companies ranging from …

Innovation

5 AI Trends to Know in 2018 | Inc.com

It wasn't so long ago that artificial intelligence was reserved to the realm of science fiction according to the public. Skip ahead to 1997 and IBM's Deep Blue brought real artificial intelligence into the public eye when it bested Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov in 2 matches(though losing the …

Artificial Intelligence

Deep learning algorithms could secure the future of 4K streaming

If you click out of a YouTube video when it fails to buffer, you’re not alone. With recent research suggesting that nearly 70 percent of web content is streaming video and audio, whether a stream has to buffer or not is more important than ever. Luckily, researchers at MIT are breaking new ground …

The Fate of Human Navigation Lies Within Your Smartphone

Michael Driver<p>If devices don’t adapt to help us strengthen our ability to get around, we could potentially lose it forever.<p>When was the last time you went someplace new without consulting your smartphone? Or decided that you were going to find your way back on your own, perhaps with the help of a …

Restaurants

20 years since Deep Blue: Garry Kasparov on the human-machine relationship

When Garry Kasparov was defeated in a game of chess by IBM’s Deep Blue in 1997, it represented more than just a PR exercise from an opportunistic …

Artificial Intelligence

The real risks of artificial intelligence

AI professor and author Toby Walsh discusses the dangers of ‘stupid’ artificial intelligence with Jack Stilgoe.<p>Professor <b>Toby Walsh</b> has recently published a book – Android Dreams – giving a researcher’s perspective on the uncertainties and opportunities of artificial intelligence. Here, he explains …

Artificial Intelligence

Five Things I Learned About Managing Machines From My Artificial Intelligence Assistant | Inc.com

This past year I hired, fired and then rehired an artificial intelligence scheduler called Amy. This is my first experience managing a machine. Sure, there was a novelty factor that was fun but she's also had a few West World episodes that were less fun.<p>With so much media focus on how artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Part 2: With AI Chatbots, Commerce is Conversational (Again!)

Last week, we discussed how chatbots are revolutionizing the digital experience with Rebecca Clyde, Co-Founder of Botco.ai and digital agency Ideas …

Chatbots

BBC is launching an interactive radio show for Echo

The future of entertainment is here. The BBC, in collaboration with Rosina Sound, is working on an interactive radio play for artificial intelligence-enabled home chatbots, like Amazon’s Echo and Google Home.<p>The production will be the first of its kind, and the futuristic, high-tech play is slated …

Chatbots

Intrapreneurship is getting hotter — thanks to AI

The past two decades have belonged to entrepreneurs. As innovative technologies continually reshaped our lives, ambitious founders became the icons of the age. Now, it’s intrapreneurs’ chance to share the spotlight.<p>If you’re unfamiliar with the term, intrapreneurship is similar to entrepreneurship …

Artificial Intelligence

Alphabet's DeepMind forms ethics unit for artificial intelligence

"As scientists developing AI technologies, we have a responsibility to conduct and support open research and investigation into the wider …

Artificial Intelligence

Transit aggregates bike-share bike locations from multiple services in Seattle and Washington, DC

With multiple bike-share services to choose from, it can be a pain to open up two or three apps just to see which has the bike closest to you. Transit, an app that shows (you guessed it) transit options nearby and recently raised $5 million, now tracks multiple services on its maps of Seattle and …

Digital wealth manager Moneyfarm acquires tech behind fintech chatbot Ernest

Moneyfarm, the U.K.-headquartered “digital wealth manager,” has acquired the technology behind personal finance chatbot Ernest. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed, though I understand that, along with the tech, this is an acqui-hire of sorts, seeing London-based Ernest’s CTO Lorenzo Sicilia …

Founders Fund backs Home61, a real estate platform for the middle class

Most real estate agents are commission-based and incentivized to focus on the big sales. That results in inefficiencies for lower-class home buyers, who may have to wait longer to view properties and receive less guidance on paperwork.<p>A Miami-based startup called Home61 has been working on a …

Transparent design could teach people to trust AI

We are living in a world of data overload. From behavioral analytics to customer preferences, businesses now have so much data at their fingertips that they’re unable to process and consume all of it in a meaningful way. This is where the magic of machine learning comes in. When applied to massive …

Machine Learning

The electric car market is getting crowded

Audi will launch the e-tron Quattro in 2018<p><b>Here are two</b> facts that defy logic: by the end of the year, electric car maker Tesla will have burned …

ARKit and ARCore are leaving VR in the rearview mirror

AR/VR has become a two speed market, with mobile AR set to have over twice the number of users at launch in 2017 than the entire AR/VR headset market by 2021. Apple ARKit, Google ARCore, and Facebook’s Camera Effects Platform could have 900 million users by the end of 2018, with their launch …

Mixed Reality