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How AI Is Changing The Way Companies Are Organized

Artificial intelligence tools are only beginning to penetrate the workplace, but are causing leaders to rethink how their businesses run.<p>Artificial Intelligence may still be in its infancy, but it’s already forcing leadership teams around the world to reconsider some of their core …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding the differences between AI, machine learning, and deep learning

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning have become integral for many businesses. But, the terms are often used interchangeably. …

Humanity In The Age Of AI

"We are either kings or pawns of men," said Napoleon Bonaparte. In his famous quote, he describes possibly the biggest challenge facing humanity as …

Artificial Intelligence

Frankenstein fears hang over AI

The technology industry is facing up to the world-shaking ramifications of artificial intelligence. There is now a recognition that AI will disrupt …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence doesn't have to be a job killer

Smart machines are clearly having an impact -- including giving workers tools to make their professional lives easier<p>What impact will artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

The opportunities and challenges of AI in health care

When we asked dozens of venture capitalists where they see the most potential for applied artificial intelligence, they unanimously agreed on health care. Technology has already been used to incrementally improve patient medical records, care delivery, diagnostic accuracy, and drug development, but …

Digital Health

A Computer to Rival the Brain

More than two hundred years ago, a French weaver named Joseph Jacquard invented a mechanism that greatly simplified textile production. His design replaced the lowly draw boy—the young apprentice who meticulously chose which threads to feed into the loom to create a particular pattern—with a series …

Artificial Intelligence

What Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Can Mean for Your Business

You may need funding, but the benefits of corporate incubators and accelerators may do more for your startup than the money.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Entrepreneur's book</i> Finance Your Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>With a host of companies under his belt, serial …

Entrepreneurship

How Amazon's Alexa was 'born' and where voice-controlled tech will take us next

Amazon Echo, the acclaimed voice-controlled AI device, is built on the technology of a little-known British company, Evi, which Amazon acquired in …

Artificial Intelligence Is Becoming A Major Disruptive Force In Banks' Finance Departments

A combination of elements including massive distributed computing power, the decreasing cost of data storage, and the rise of open source frameworks is helping to accelerate the application of artificial intelligence (AI). Our own research indicates that, by 2035, AI could double economic growth …

Artificial Intelligence

The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important

The booming growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), like most transformational technologies, is both exciting and scary. It’s exciting to consider all the ways our lives may improve, from managing our calendars to making medical diagnoses, but it’s scary to consider the social …

Artificial Intelligence

​Brexit: a test of the elasticity and resilience of a global digital economy

Digital businesses have redefined the economic playing field. The effects of Brexit may be our first big test of the capacity of digital business …

Elasticity

Single market and skills top TechUK's post-Brexit action plan

The tech industry group TechUK has set out a five-point plan, urging government to work with the IT sector in a post-Brexit UK

Tech Industry

Say yes to opportunities offered by the post-Brexit digital economy

Is Thursday’s dramatic vote an opportunity to embrace? In the UK’s thriving tech sector, everything depends on us saying yes.<p>Most of us in the digital economy favoured staying in the EU. Now we find ourselves in an uncharted landscape. Yet despite the uncertainty, there is plenty of reason for …