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Thu, 02/16/2017 - 16:18

Digital technology has drastically impacted our lives. Beyond this new threshold of interconnectedness, we should consider digital technology’s impact on citizenship and the very nature of democracy in the future. When Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1436, he knew it would ease the labor of monks who spent all day manually copying the Bible.

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:21

Photographs by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos for WIRED

Image: Joi Ito, Scott Dadich, and President Barack Obama photographed in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on August 24, 2016.


SOURCE: WIRED
 

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 16:28
By Aragon Research ~ The world is speeding up and accelerating as you read this article. Big data keeps piling up; new IoT devices are multiplying exponentially; new patterns of threats and opportunities are emerging by the second; decisions are lagging optimal conclusions; the goals keep changing; the governance complexity is growing; and your actions had better be on the mark.
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 23:32
Today, making a business or IT decision requires considering more information and contextual impact than ever before. The need for speed with increasing complexity has opened up the opportunity for technical assistance from Cognitive AI. This post will look into three of these...
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 22:58
By Jim Sinur ~ ​​​​​​​Artificial Intelligence can be leveraged quickly for business strategy by seeking out important patterns inside and outside an organization, assisting with strategic moves, and suggesting the proper actions to take – whether that is taking advantage of a situation or avoiding a potential risk.
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 09:12
The new year promises opportunities for organizations that are aimed at better business outcomes which leverage digital technologies. 2016 was characterized by significant...
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 08:59
It’s a given that the number of devices are exploding and the signals, events, and patterns coming from these devices are just overwhelming. Responding quickly...
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 08:46
The amount of data and information flying our way is almost too much to absorb. It’s even harder to optimize the understanding of that data and leverage it in the right way to make successful decisions. The digital world will only become increasingly complex and faster...
Sun, 12/18/2016 - 17:38

I’m teaching a new course this semester on cognitive technologies (AKA artificial intelligence) to Babson MBAs. Many of them are new to this set of technologies, and seeing the topic through my students’ eyes has made me realize how overwhelming it can be. There are so many different types of AI, each requiring some technical knowledge to fully grasp, that newcomers to the field often have difficulty figuring out how to jump in.