Eric Groot

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Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

An analysis of more than 400 use cases across 19 industries and nine business functions highlights the broad use and significant economic potential …

Machine Learning

MIT’s New Voiceless Interface Can Read the Words in Your Head

The way we interact with the technology in our lives is getting progressively more seamless. If typing terms or addresses into your phone wasn’t easy …

Emerging Technology

Fog computing: fog and cloud along the Cloud-to-Thing continuum

<b>Fog computing is an important evolution in, among others, IoT and especially Industrial IoT or IIoT and many connected applications in areas such as</b> …

Internet of Things

Five Key Impacts on the Future of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has started to move to the mainstream in enterprises across all industries. With IoT spending set to increase by 15 …

Internet of Things

Your Shopping Experience Is on the Verge of a Major Transformation. Here’s Why.

Exponential technologies (AI, VR, 3D printing, and networks) are radically reshaping traditional retail.E-commerce giants (Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba) …

eCommerce

Why should Kubernetes be scared of AWS?

tl:dr: Kubernetes could become Xen<p>Recently, I made a statement saying that “Kubernetes is the de facto leader but they should be shit scared of AWS”. …

Putting AI in Your Pocket: MIT Chip Cuts Neural Network Power Consumption by 95%

Neural networks are powerful things, but they need a lot of juice. Engineers at MIT have now developed a new chip that cuts neural nets’ power …

Machine Learning

AWS CloudFormation: 2017 in Review | Amazon Web Services

In 2017, over 350,000 AWS customers used AWS CloudFormation to manage resources collected across 2.4M stacks. We added coverage for 14 new services …

AI Weekly: Get ready for AI chips everywhere

This has been a big week for specialized chips aimed at performing machine learning tasks. Google announced the open beta of its second generation Tensor Processing Unit, Amazon is reportedly working on a dedicated AI chip for its Echo smart speaker, and ARM announced its own AI hardware.<p>It’s easy …

What, Me Worry? The Rise Of The Data Unconcerneds

There’s a growing attitude among consumers as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDP) is about to hit: We just don’t care. That’s the main …

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

Exploring the top drivers of cloud computing adoption

More CIOs and CTOs are choosing to architect and deploy hybrid multi-cloud computing environments in 2017. The trend is being driven by growing …

Is your software racist?

There's a fly in the ointment of 'smart government': The emerging problem of biased algorithms. Politicians are struggling to catch up.<p>Late last year, a St. Louis tech executive named Emre Şarbak noticed something strange about Google Translate. He was translating phrases from Turkish -- a language …

Machine Learning

Cisco: Severe bug in our security appliances is now under attack

A proof-of-concept exploit for Cisco's 10-out-of-10 severity bug surfaces days after researcher details his attack.<p><i>Video: Top 10 malware threats in</i> …

How connectivity is driving the future of commerce

Imagine this scenario: In the San Francisco Bay area one weekday morning in the near future, a long-haul trucker wakes up and gets ready for the day’s shift. She’s made incredible time recently, covering two to three times the distance she used to be able to cover in the same time span. As she …

Trucking

Wearable tech to become mainstream in manufacturing facilities by 2022, says Zebra survey

Zebra Technologies Corporation, market leader in mobile computers, scanners, and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable …

Manufacturing

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018 - Smarter With Gartner

How do designers make cars safer? They treat them like a school of fish. Safe Swarm, recently unveiled by Honda, uses vehicle-to-vehicle …

Machine Learning

Why digital strategies fail

Most digital strategies don’t reflect how digital is changing economic fundamentals, industry dynamics, or what it means to compete. Companies should …

Cloud computing, big data, security: What CIOs are spending their budget on this year

What CIOs say they need to invest in to succeed and what they are actually going to spend their IT budgets on may not be the same things.<p>Cloud …

Which Tech Giant Will Become Master of The Cloud In 2018?

Cloud computing is a relatively new platform with tremendous and exciting potential to revolutionize almost every tangible aspect of human life. …

Microsoft execs say in 20 years we'll all have digital assistants that will be our alter egos — and we need to set ground rules while we still can

As artificial intelligence is rapidly becoming both more sophisticated and more integrated into our lives, Microsoft is positioning itself at the forefront of artificial intelligence research.<p>Business Insider spoke with Microsoft president and CLO Brad Smith and EVP of AI and Research Harry Shum …

Artificial Intelligence

Need a Job? Why Artificial Intelligence Will Help Human Workers, Not Hurt Them

Tech & Science artificial intelligence jobs Robots<p><i>Updated</i> | In 2013, James “Jimi” Crawford founded a company called Orbital Insight, barely noticed …

ING’s agile transformation

Two senior executives from the global bank describe their recent journey.<p><b>Established businesses</b> around the world and across a range of sectors are …

Kernel panic! What are Meltdown and Spectre, the bugs affecting nearly every computer and device?

If you’re confused by the avalanche of early reports, denials, and conflicting statements about the massive security issues announced today, don’t worry — you’re far from the only one. Here’s what you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre, the two huge bugs that affect practically every computer …

Information Security

Threat Brief: Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Bottom line up front: • The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities are serious vulnerabilities<br>• These vulnerabilities are uniquely broad in scope …

Information Security

AWS, Other Top Clouds Respond to Processor Security Flaw

News this week of a widespread PC processor vulnerability has prompted the industry's top cloud providers to issue assurances to their customers.<p>The …

Cloud Computing

Hackers take control of security firm’s domain, steal secret data | Ars Technica

Attackers bypass HTTPS encryption protection by registering new TLS certificate.<p>A Dutch security firm recently fell victim to a well-executed attack …

A User Guide to Neural Networks for the Business

Today, the concept of neural networks doesn’t raise a lot of eyebrows. When someone mentions working with neural networks, people rarely imagine …

Artificial intelligence is helping astronomers discover new planets

Forget self-driving cars and computers that can beat humans at chess, artificial intelligence is helping astronomers make huge steps towards solving …

BREAKING: Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

The Moon landing of quantum computing.<p>Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical …