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Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Design

Why Design Thinking is failing and what we should be doing differently

I have and always will be an avid supporter of the design thinking methodology. I have held talks and workshops about Design Thinking & Lean UX on …

Design

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

Misty The Personal Robot

Give your home some high-tech 21st century charm with Misty the personal robot. It boasts a 4.3″ LCD face panel that helps Misty display emotion, and …

Machine Perception

Five Robots to Help You (Or Your Dad) Live a More Luxurious Life

These robo-helpers will organize your work, buy the best bling, and mow your lawn.<p>Robots are entering the workforce, assisting us online, and helping …

Robotics

Time to act: how to protect your business against a new level of cyber threat

As cyber criminals take advantage of the rising cyber dependence of our systems, business leaders and governments must join forces to build …

Cybersecurity

AI cancer detectors

More accurate than dermatologists<p>An AI system developed by a team from Germany, France and the US can diagnose skin cancer more accurately than dermatologists. In the study, the software was able to accurately detect cancer in 95% of images of cancerous moles and benign spots, whereas a team of 58 …

Cancer

Blockchain: The 2 most important things to understand

Don't dismiss blockchain because of the current over-exuberance. There are a few places where it's ready to have a major impact.<p>The over-exuberance …

Blockchain

How to make money on Instagram: a detailed guide

Brand partnerships, affiliate links, engagement and more<p>You just have to look at Zoella’s house (that bath!) to know that an influencer’s salary is not insubstantial. But how exactly can you translate all that time you spend on social media (read: literally any bus or train journey) into pounds in …

Marketing

Why Formula 1 must transform data into insight for fan entertainment<p><b>Rodi Basso, Motorsport Director (LinkedIn Pulse)</b><b><br>McLaren Applied …

Three’s Jackie Glynn: ‘Digital transformation should be a collaborative effort’

Jackie Glynn joined Three Ireland in June 2015 as head of the mobile operator’s portfolio management office.She has more than 25 years of experience …

Project Management

Product Innovation Drives Splunk's 14th Straight Quarterly Beat

The operational-intelligence specialist is arming customers with new AI and machine-learning features. Here's what investors need to know.<p><b>Splunk Inc.</b> …

Machine Learning

Apollo Hospitals adopts IBM Watson for oncology and genomics

Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals on Tuesday joined hands with IBM to deploy its cognitive computing platform Watson for oncology and …

Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the complexities of video editing and sound design, we have UIs that let even a curious kid dabble in them — so why not with …

Machine Learning

Ticketmaster hopes to speed up event access by scanning your face

Ticketmaster envisions a future wherein you no longer need either a physical or a digital ticket to get into a venue. Its parent company Live Nation, has announced that the ticket sales giant has teamed up with and invested in a face recognition company called Blink Identity. In its first quarter …

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

The Future Of Software Is No Code

It's accelerating how businesses are able to impact their strategy<p>Early digital computers weren't very useful. Sure, they were far more powerful than the punch card tabulating machines that they replaced, but they were devilishly hard to program. Instructions needed to be written in assembly code, …

Google Cloud is experimenting with blockchains — and it could make us think completely differently about the technology

Google has long been fond of experimentation, so it should be no surprise the internet giant is looking into what blockchain technology could do for its cloud business.<p>Several different teams inside the company are examining the hyped technology, which is the hard-to-edit digital ledger system that …

25 Open Datasets for Deep Learning Every Data Scientist Must Work With

Introduction<p>The key to getting better at deep learning (or most fields in life) is practice. Practice on a variety of problems – from image …

Grad Life: Innovation in Design-Education

<i>This post was co-authored by Matthew Claudel SM '16 and Anthony Vanky SM '11, PhD '17.</i><p>Our rapidly globalizing and urbanizing planet needs radically …

Only 26% of US companies that paid ransomware attackers had files unlocked

The average estimated business cost of a ransomware attack is more than $900,000, according to a SentinelOne report.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or …

Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI

Publication Date: <b>March 20, 2018</b><p>AI is radically transforming business. Are you ready? Look around you. Artificial intelligence is no longer just a futuristic notion. It's here right now--in software that senses what we need, supply chains that "think" in real time, and robots that respond to changes …

Google Cloud launches a new text-to-speech engine for developers

Text-to-speech synthesis has made great strides over the course of the last few years, up to the point where many modern systems almost sound like a real person is reading a text. Google has been among the leaders of this development and starting today, developers will get access to the same …

This Emotionally Intelligent Device Is Helping Kids with Autism Form Bonds

"There was an instantaneous smile and alertness in his eyes that has never really been there before."<p>In June 2015, Ned Sahin paid a visit to a 23-year-old man named Danny who is on the autism spectrum. Danny can't speak, can't care for himself, and can't recognize or respond to human emotions. For …

Emotional Intelligence

IBM’s Watson Assistant lets any company build Alexa-like voice interfaces

You get a voice assistant, and you get a voice assistant, and you...<p>IBM is today launching Watson Assistant, a new service aimed at companies looking to build voice-activated virtual assistants for their own products. Want your hotel’s rooms to remember a guest’s preferences for air-con? Or your …

3 Things You Need to Solve a Really Tough Problem | Inc.com

By the early 20th century, the world's great mathematicians knew they had a big problem. The very foundations of logic, held sacred since the time of Aristotle, were under siege after the discovery of troubling paradoxes by Cantor, Frege and Russell. It was unclear whether things could ever be set …

Eli Lilly

Blockchain is our best bet against future hacks

2017 was a disastrous year for online security. From the Yahoo breach to the Equifax fiasco, billions of users have had their personal info compromised. Given these huge breaches, we should probably stop using all our online services and platforms — but let’s be realistic, that’s not going to …

3 Robotics Stocks to Consider Buying in 2018

These robot stocks are poised to profit from the trends of increasing factory automation and growing consumer adoption of bots to perform household …

Infrastructure and Configuration as Code come to the CI/CD rescue

The triple effect of cloud adoption, DevOps and CI/CD has dealt a blow to the old tried-and-tested means of infrastructure provisioning and …

A look at the current state of embodied AI companies

After a recent seminar at Stanford, I had a chat with adjunct professor Jerry Kaplan about artificial intelligence embodiment. The question was: Who are the thinkers and companies who are really pushing AI theory? Some experts believe that for artificial intelligence or artificial general …