Member Articles

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:50
CogWorld Corporate Member Article | Cobalt Speech | By Jeff Adams ~ In 2013, I was leading the top-secret speech and language group at Amazon, busy building what we called “Project Doppler”, and which would eventually be unveiled as the Amazon Echo. 
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:22
CogWorld Corporate Member Article | Coseer | By Praful Krishna ~ Complex Behavior versus Intelligence. The race to Artificial Intelligence is a grueling, sweaty marathon that human beings have been running for over 70 years. We’ve faced steep climb after climb, the gradients cranking higher every time we run into a new funding gap or technological roadblock.
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:18
CogWorld Corporate Member Article | Kyield | By Mark Montgomery ~ Every year, natural catastrophes (nat cat) are highly visible events that cause major damage across the world. In 2016 the cost of nat cats were estimated to be $175 billion, $50 billion of which were covered by insurance, reflecting severe financial losses for impacted areas.
Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:34
CogWorld Corporate Member Article | Deloitte | By David Schatsky, Craig Muraskin, Kaushik Iyengar ~ Bots can automate routine tasks and eliminate inefficiency, but what about higher-order work requiring judgment and perception? Developers are incorporating cognitive technologies, including machine learning and speech recognition, into robotic process automation—and giving bots new power.
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:14
Source: Deloitte | By Jim Guszcza and Nikhil Maddirala ~ The human/artificial intelligence (AI) relationship is just heating up. So when is AI better at predicting outcomes, and when are humans? What happens when you combine forces? And more broadly, what role will human judgment play as machines continue to evolve?
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:38
By Jim Guszcza, Harvey Lewis, Peter Evans-Greenwood | Deloitte ~ AI as a scientific discipline is commonly agreed to date back to a conference held at Dartmouth University in the summer of 1955. The conference was convened by John McCarthy, who coined the term “artificial intelligence,” defining it as the science of creating machines “with the ability to achieve goals in the world.”4 The Dartmouth Conference was attended by a who’s who of AI pioneers, including Claude Shannon, Alan Newell, Herbert Simon, and Marvin Minsky.
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:44
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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:03
By Anupam Narula, David Schatsky, Ben Stiller, Robert Libbey | Deloitte ~ The time could be ripe for consumers and consumer products companies to embrace cognitive technologies, which can offer companies ways to deliver benefits to consumers to a greater degree than previously possible.
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:24
Beyond the human brain. Humans have long sought ways to expand the capabilities of the human brain. By bringing together a variety of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics process automation, and emerging capabilities, cognitive automation enables organizations to emulate and enhance the strength of the human mind.
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:08
Everyone’s talking robotic process automation and cognitive automation (R&CA) these days. Not surprisingly, there’s a lot of...