Sarah Warsaw

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Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem

Artificial intelligence pops up as a buzzword every few years, but it has never moved beyond novelty status. This time, though, it is here to stay, and startups are poised to drive the AI economy forward.<p>Indeed, we are beginning to see glimpses of it.<p>Newcomer ROSS Intelligence, for example, has …

College Won't Train You for a Job, and That's Just Fine

I've given student advice before, so some of this might not be completely new. However, it's a new year with new students, so it might be useful to …

The Millennial Whoop: A glorious obsession with the melodic alternation between the fifth and the third

<b>By Patrick Metzger</b><p>This week, The Lonely Island released a music video for a song that was cut from their new movie, Popstar. The deleted scene for …

IBM's Watson AI saved a woman from leukemia

IBM's Watson has done everything from winning at <i>Jeopardy</i> to cooking exotic meals, but it appears to have accomplished its greatest feat yet: saving a life. University of Tokyo doctors report that the artificial intelligence diagnosed a 60-year-old woman's rare form of leukemia that had been …

No more 'Pokemon Go' at Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial

TOKYO (AP) — It was a bit touch and go for Hiroshima officials, but the atomic bomb memorial park in the western Japanese city is now Pokemon No.<p>The …

Why Brands Are Building Their Own ‘Museums’ Where Immersion Is the Price of Entry

Cheesebraham Lincoln. Locheese Monster. Statue of Libercheese. These are just some of the "rare" Cheetos featured in the "Chester's Masterpieces" …

Advertising Industry

This crystal universe actually exists - CNN Style

Written by Amanda Sealy, CNNTokyo, Japan<p>Technology and art collide in DMM.Planets Art, one of Japan's largest art exhibitions to-date. Tokyo-based teamLab -- an artist collective made of self-described 'ultratechnologists' -- is behind the otherworldly showcase this summer.<p>The elaborate exhibition …

With Mapbox Deal, IBM Watson Will Learn A Lot More About Where Things Are Happening

The geodata provider will help IBM let non-techies track things like sales, real estate values, and citizen complaints by address.<p>The catchphrase “artificial intelligence” may be ubiquitous, but it’s hard to find people who actually know how to use it. That discrepancy represents an opportunity for …

Artificial Intelligence

Why learning how to code is not enough

As a former electrical engineer and coding bootcamp student, here’s my piece of advice: <b>Learning how to code is not enough.</b><p>By that I mean, if your …

Tech Industry

Disney is investing $1 billion in streaming tech and will launch a streaming sports network — but it won’t include ESPN

If cord-cutting ever gets bad, Disney now has an easier way to go direct to consumer.<p>Disney is buying a one-third stake in streaming video company BAM Tech for $1 billion and will eventually launch what it calls an ESPN-branded subscription streaming service that — here’s the important part — won’t …

Millennials, ignore career advice to find 'truly energising and satisfying' work

How to Think About Your Career

If you had asked 22-year-old me what my “career aspirations” were, I would have looked at you blankly and then casually changed the subject to what …

Why Intel Bought Artificial Intelligence Startup Nervana Systems

Intel is bolstering its artificial intelligence efforts by acquiring Nervana Systems, a two-year-old startup considered among the leaders in …

I’m deleting Snapchat, and you should too

Snapchat is the prime example of what happens when you don’t have enough people of color building a product.<p>Yesterday, in the Audacity of Whiteness: …

Blockchain Reaches a Tipping Point

Blockchain is bringing the ledger to the internet age<p>By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its annual list of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies for 2016. The technologies on the list have been worked on for years, but their inclusion in the list …

Blockchain

Google isn’t safe from Yahoo’s fate

Justin Choi Contributor<p>Justin Choi is the CEO of Nativo.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub<br>• Adtech isn’t dead, it just has a lot of dead weight<p>Yahoo has been beaten up in the press for so long that it’s hard to remember how untouchable the company once …

Advertising

Pepper the 'emotional robot' makes its way to Silicon Valley

A friendly face on sophisticated tracking technology<p>Pepper, the humanoid robot created by Aldebaran Robotics and SoftBank Mobile, is slowly making its way to the US — and it’s starting in Silicon Valley. The robot was seen in action this week at the b8ta store in Palo Alto, California, a gadget …

The IBM PC turns 35, can now run for president

Happy birthday, you old rascal, you. Thirty-five years ago today you came into world with a compact design and a $1,565 price tag, at time when IBM’s entry-level “microcomputer” run $90,000 and looked more like a washer and dryer set.<p>Of course, not everyone was excited about you. As the company …

Gudetama the lazy egg is the Hello Kitty of Japan’s millennial generation

Have you met Gudetama? He’s a grumpy egg, cracked too early on the wrong side of the shell. Starring in short animations muttering and grumbling, complaining and sighing, he’s one of the newest characters to come out of Sanrio, the Japanese mega company that created Hello Kitty, and the latest in a …

Japan

The PR 50: The best public-relations people in the tech industry in 2016

1/<p>No. 50: McKenzie Mae Haggard, Method Communications<p>McKenzie Haggard<p>McKenzie Haggard is becoming a well-known face in Utah's cozy but blossoming …

The Pokémon Go influence on new tech

Pokémon Go has changed the trajectory of the world on a scale just slightly smaller than Google Search and Facebook, but still to a magnitude that will be felt through all industries in the coming years. To many, it looks like a very simple game that incorporates a few unique and compelling …

Augmented Reality

IBM Watson signs precision medicine pact with hospitals in China

IBM Watson Health and Hangzhou CognitiveCare are joining forces to provide cancer patients with personalized and evidence-based treatments.<p>IBM Watson …

Here's why millennials aren't investing

Nearly 80 percent of millennials are not invested in the stock market, according to a new Harris poll commissioned by investing app Stash.<p>Why? More …

Investing

An Accounting Giant on Keeping Millennial Employees Happy

<i>The following is a condensed and edited interview with Mark Weinberger, CEO, EY.</i><p><b>Many CEOs say one of the most important jobs they have is managing</b> …

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

The global design firm Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive) delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.<p>Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in …

GDPR

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Design

Samsung's IBM-powered image processor capable of 2,000 frames per second

IBM’s TrueNorth neural computing chip is an exciting piece of technology, as it changes the way we look at how processors are built, potentially …