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22 New Travel Bots You Want to Watch Out For in 2017

The buzz around chatbots continues to grow. Want a digital personal shopping assistant who can deliver an anniversary gift to your spouse? There’s a …

Chatbots in Travel: How to Build a Bot that Travelers Will Love

Gone are the days when travelers had to visit their local travel agents to book flights or search for a suitable hotel. To cater to the ever-growing …

Comment on What now for chatbots in travel? by Engati

Thanks for writing about bots – Our belief is bots are going to be the defacto interaction channel on the defacto personal device, the smartphone. …

Chatbots

Why Eastern Europe is a hotbed for computer vision startups

In September 2015, the Ukrainian startup community and technology-focused media went into a frenzy after Snapchat announced it was acquiring Looksery, an Odessa-based image-processing startup.<p>The deal, reportedly valued at around $150 million, represented one of the most spectacular startup success …

Edvard Munch

How Google is powering the world’s AI

After helping to define the modern internet era with Search and Android, Google is already at the forefront of the next wave in computing research and development: AI. Many consider artificial intelligence and neural network computers to be the next step in computing, enabling new use cases and …

This neural network can diagnose pneumonia better than your doctor

"Add diagnosing dangerous lung diseases to the growing list of things artificial intelligence can do better than humans," said Jackie Snow at <i>MIT</i> …

Education Technology

How data and analytics can improve education

Schools have long amassed data: tracking grades, attendance, textbook purchases, test scores, cafeteria meals, and the like. But little has actually …

Amazon advances machine learning with new AI lab, image recognition services

Machine learning is the name of the game for Amazon Web Services Inc. this week, as it spills out a couple of major announcements ahead of its big …

Machine Learning

Amazon unveils AI consulting program for cloud customers

Amazon Web Services wants to make it easier for people to get the most out of machine learning in the cloud, and it just unveiled a new consulting program that’s aimed at helping folks get off the ground.<p>Called the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, the program will provide customers with access to machine …

Cloud Computing

Preparing For Machine Learning: 5 Questions Enterprises Must Consider | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Evidence of machine learning's potential to change the world is now everywhere, from lights-out factories through to Netflix's recommendation engine. …

Machine Learning

AI’s Cool New Thing: Capsule Networks (explained)

A buzz is about in AI circles around “capsule networks,” a new variant on neural networks that backers say could simplify, cut the costs of, …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Digital Health

7 Applications of Machine Learning in Pharma and Medicine

Last updated on September 1, 2017 by Daniel Faggella<p>See more articles like this one in the following categories<p>When it comes to effectiveness of …

Digital Health

Golden State Foods and IBM Watson IoT set new standard in foodservice

October 5, 2017 | Written by: Jen Clark<p>Categorized: Conferences<p>Share this post:<p>At this year’s Genius of Things (GoT) event in Boston, IBM announced …

How blockchain and AI improve supply chain tracking

Chronicled's Samantha Radocchia explains how companies can use AI, machine learning, and blockchain to improve data visibility and enhance …

Blockchain

VW, Google announce quantum computing partnership

The German automaker and the tech juggernaut will focus on traffic optimization, artificial intelligence and EV battery development.<p>Volkswagen and Google are teaming up on quantum computing, with the goal of creating smarter cars and better infrastructure. The two goliaths plan to focus on three …

Creating a Chatbot: A UX Designer’s Firsthand Experience

November 7, 2017Since Facebook introduced chatbots to its messaging platform, there’s been widespread enthusiasm for bots that schedule flights, book …

Chatbots

Close your bunker and put away the canned goods, a bot-pocalypse isn’t going to happen

<i>“Rogue Bots! Panic! Robots will take over the world! Bots talking in a secret language!”</i> These were just a few of the panicked reactions that spread across the internet when two Facebook chatbots began speaking to each other seemingly in their own language earlier this year.<p>Despite the now common …

Chatbots

Nerds rejoice: Google just released its internal tool to collaborate on AI

As if giving the world its AI framework wasn’t enough, Google is now letting others work with a once-internal development tool, Colaboratory.<p>The software works a lot like Google Docs, its document collaboration tool, but with the ability to run code and show that code’s output within the document. …

Software

How AI And Machine Learning Are Used To Transform The Insurance Industry

Data has always been at the heart of the insurance industry. What has changed in our current reality to create massive disruption is the amount of data generated daily and the speed at which machines can process the info and uncover insights. We can no longer characterize the insurance industry as …

Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

How GPS and smart card data is used to reduce city transport congestion

California-based Urban Engines have developed a system of data analysis to help spread the flow of traffic in Singapore and Sao Paulo<p>With 5.6 million people living in an area of 270 sq miles (700 sq km), the authorities in Singapore have invested heavily in public transport in an effort to reduce …

Boston is using big data to solve traffic jams

Boston’s traffic issues are well-known and now the city is taking on one primary scourge—double-parking—with real-time data analysis and …

How To Drive Meaningful Outcomes With Internet Of Things

Leading-edge technology, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning, has the power to transform public and private sectors alike. Always curious to learn more, I jumped at the chance to hear Bruce Sinclair of Iot-Inc discuss his latest book, <i>IoT Inc: How Your Company Can Use the</i> …

Internet of Things

5 key attributes of effective data monetization strategy

In cognitive computing era, new revenue generation stream has emerged with data at center of the modern digital business model. One of the key …

Big Data

How Analytics Can Transform Business Models

By embarking on a path to deliver deep analytical insights to its clients, Entravision was able to innovate by entering new markets through its new …

MIT

Three keys to building a data-driven strategy

Executives should focus on targeted efforts to source data, build models, and transform organizational culture.<p><b>Big data and analytics</b> have climbed to …

Data Warehousing

Is AI Riding a One-Trick Pony? - MIT Technology Review

I’m standing in what is soon to be the center of the world, or is perhaps just a very large room on the seventh floor of a gleaming tower in downtown …

AI and quantum algorithms together can compute a better world

We are in a race for quantum supremacy. Google, IBM, and researchers across the globe are working on solving the most complex of computations, computations that could only be solved by the most advanced quantum computers.<p>Quantum computers are very similar to the computers in households today — only …

Artificial Intelligence