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Artificial Intelligence Is Set To Change The Face Of IT Operations

Artificial Intelligence will have a profound impact on the IT industry. The Machine Learning algorithms and models that bring AI to the forefront get only better with data. If these algorithms can learn from existing medical reports, and help doctors with diagnosis, the same can be used to improve …

Machine Learning

No, It's Not Fake News, It's Robot-Written News

Google funds reporter robots in Europe, part of a growing trend<p>Both humans and robots make mistakes, but bots are quicker, cheaper, and don’t require …

Artificial Intelligence

Silicon Valley Women, in Cultural Shift, Frankly Describe Sexual Harassment

Their stories came out slowly, even hesitantly, at first. Then in a rush.<p>One female entrepreneur recounted how she had been propositioned by a Silicon Valley venture capitalist while seeking a job with him, which she did not land after rebuffing him. Another showed the increasingly suggestive …

sexual

Vinod Khosla predicts AI will replace human oncologists

While much of the conversation around AI and jobs is focused on widespread job losses in sectors like trucking, venture capitalist and Sun Microsystems cofounder Vinod Khosla thinks that there’s a high-paying job on the chopping block: oncology.<p>“I can’t imagine why a human oncologist would add …

MIT Sloan

What is a digital twin?

Chief among these is the concept of a digital twin; a technical tool that has the potential to change the way manufacturers approach their whole …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt Your Life

We are on the verge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another unlike anything …

Intelligence

Robots Managing Robots: Nokia's Digital Factory Of The Future

Even though Finland-based Nokia unloaded its mobile handset business on Microsoft in 2014, it remains the second-largest mobile equipment manufacturer in the world after Sweden-based Ericsson. The company has about 100,000 employees after its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent in 2016.<p>Microsoft …

Innovation

The future of PLM: creating the “Things” for the Internet of Things

Dave Grammer, ‎Vice President Sales Northern Europe at PTC, looks at the future of PLM. IoT technology is already changing how companies develop …

Could blockchain be the key to IoT security?

A framework has been published showing how blockchain technology can be used to enhance the security, privacy and manageability of IoT devices and …

7 Newsletters Online Entrepreneurs Should Subscribe to

Getting to the next level in your business may be only a few quick shifts or tweaks away.<p>No business is built in isolation or in a vacuum. Many entrepreneurs have coaches and mentors who lead the way and guide them along the journey of building the business of their dreams.<p>Additionally, there are …

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 …

7 Ways to Buy a Home If Homes Are Too Expensive in Your Area

With a competitive housing market and in a high cost of living area, it can be difficult to afford a home. Depending on your salary, you may be …

3 Ways Augmented Reality Will Change Your View in the Future

At an augmented reality conference in New York this week, experts bandied around their ideas for how the technology could change in the future. (Hint, it'll be tactile.)<p>Augmented reality has the potential to involve far more than catching Pikachu and checking in at fictional gyms. And while plenty …

3 Trends That Will Disrupt Your Workplace Forever

Story Highlights<p>Many millennials don't stay with their company for the long term<br>• The AI revolution is here, and leaders are unprepared for it<br>• Amid many …

How modern analytics will inform government in 2017

In 2016, a wave of self-service analytics swept across the enterprise. Governments began embracing the modern approach to business analytics, with IT …

San Jose becoming hub for artificial intelligence firms

SAN JOSE — Cheaper and older isn’t typically associated with riches and success in the Bay Area tech scene.<p>But that’s just what San Jose is offering …

Silicon Valley

Andy Rubin reveals the Essential Phone

Andy Rubin's just-revealed Essential Phone recognizes modern phones are basically giant touch screens and takes things a step further, extending the …

3 Big Challenges Millennials Face in the Workplace (That Employers Don't Seem to Understand)

The other side of the story.<p>The Millennial discussion is always so one-sided. It's about how Millennials are difficult to manage, hard to keep long-term as employees, impatient and shortsighted.<p>But what about the other side? What about the things Millennials have to tolerate in the workplace that …

It’s becoming more common for young adults to live at home – and for longer stretches

As of 2016, 15% of 25- to 35-year-old Millennials were living in their parents’ home. This is 5 percentage points higher than the share of Generation …

How IoT sensors could connect via ambient radio waves

Most Internet of things (IoT) systems link networks of sensors via radio, but radios demand battery power thus limiting usability. A group of …

San Jose council members put off giving themselves raises, but will look at changing the process

SAN JOSE — Mayor Sam Liccardo and the City Council postponed giving themselves hefty raises Tuesday and instead voted to explore changing the city …

San Jose

Future phones will ID devices by their electromagnetic fields

While NFC has become a standard feature on Android phones these days, it is only as convenient as it is available on the other end, not to mention the awkwardness of aligning the antennas as well. As such, Carnegie Mellon University's Future Interfaces Group is proposing a working concept that's …

Reality check: Technology is killing fewer jobs than ever

Despite widespread fears that artificial intelligence and automation will create mass unemployment, job losses due to technology are at historic …

Women Are Working To Change The Ratio, But Progress In Venture Capital Remains Slow

One year after a comprehensive Crunchbase report found that 7 percent of partners at the top 100 venture firms globally are women, female venture …

Coming up with the next big thing isn’t just your job

by Tom Koulopoulos<p>… it’s a job for everyone on your team.<p><b>4 Ways to Create (or Crush) a Culture of Innovation</b><p>There’s a viral video that makes it’s way …

Facebook: leaking info about gender bias damages our 'recruiting brand'

Tech company is disputing analysis that female engineers have code rejected 35% more than male engineers and said such leaks make it harder to hire women<p>Facebook is disputing a former employee’s analysis that female engineers have their code rejected 35% more than male engineers, telling employees …

The New Suburban Crisis

Once the key driver of the American dream, the suburbs have reached the end of a long era of cheap growth. Now their advantages to economic mobility have nearly disappeared.<p>During the mid-1980s, before anyone thought of the suburbs as being on a downward trajectory, the urban designer David Lewis, …

Cities

Imitating AI, a big year for blockchain and other top stories of the week

<b>Is AI imitating us or are we imitating AI?</b> Schools aren’t teaching what makes us human.<p><b>Ready for doughnut economics?</b> Big ideas that could solve …

10 demographic trends shaping the U.S. and the world in 2017

As demographers convene in Chicago for the Population Association of America’s annual meeting, here is a look at 10 of Pew Research Center’s recent …

Demographics