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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.
Wed, 04/26/2017 - 08:34
By Paul Roma ~ Let’s talk about cognitive computing. After all, everybody else is, right? In fact, there’s so much chatter about cognitive, in the worlds of both academia and business, that your instincts probably tell you to ignore it as much as possible – to let everything cool down a bit so that we can recognize it for what it really is.
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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Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:33
By Tom Davenport and Paul Roma ~ When it comes to adoption of cognitive technology, some of the leading companies are progressing rapidly from the pilot project phase to the production application phase. Those on the sidelines would do well to move from interest to adoption of this impressive group of technologies.
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:45
By Tom Davenport ~ Some cognitive technology vendors and customers are moving past the “science project” phase and using artificial intelligence (AI) to transform business processes. Now is the time for businesses to consider the areas suitable for AI and how they can help transform key processes.
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 06:31
By Doug Lenat ~ We all chafe against the brittleness of SIRI, Alexa, Google,… every day.  They’re so incredibly useful and yet so incredibly… well, stupid, at the same time.  For instance:
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.