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The Fashion Industry Is Getting More Intelligent With AI

As long as humans have started to wear clothes, we would have the desire to express our individuality, and one way to achieve that is through fashion. The fashion industry is one of the biggest in the world, estimated at 3 trillion dollars as of 2018, representing 2 percent of global GDP. Much of brick-and-mortar traditional retail as well as online e-commerce is dedicated to the sale of clothing and fashion items. So much so that Amazon acquired shoe retailer Zappos for $1 Billion in 2010, and major… more

Nuances Of Aadhaar: India’s Digital Identity, Identification System And ID

As reports are emerging of personal data associated with Aadhaar ID being sold in alternate markets for as little as 500 Indian Rupees, are we witnessing the weaponization of identity becoming a reality?  Introduction Identity, identification systems and ID are evolving. As seen across nations, there is an intense effort going on to re-define national identity: who they are, where they belong, what their culture should be, and what they believe in as a nation. Simultaneously, efforts are also going on to… more

AI Applications In Education

As artificial intelligence becomes an increasing part of our daily lives, it’s no wonder that educational institutions are racing to catch up with the need to develop more talent to keep the engine of AI development running. However, not only is education being transformed as far as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curricula, but the education industry as a whole is being transformed by AI. Increasingly, educational institutions from elementary to higher education as well as adult and… more

D-ID Is Altering Facial Recognition’s Path Towards Privacy

Over the last decade, we’ve witnessed the deluge of online photo sharing. From Pinterest to Instagram to Snapchat the rise of photo sharing has enabled the soaring activity of selfies, citizen journalism, and events at the moment. Brandwatch’s recent stats revealed among 18-24 year-olds, over 75% use Instagram and Snapchat, and 94% use YouTube: On Instagram, More than 40 billion photos have been shared so far Over 95 million photos are uploaded each day on Instagram In Q3 2017, 3.5bn snaps were sent.… more

Artificial Intelligence Is Making Increasing Headway in the Enterprise Back Office

Artificial intelligence is making some of the most remarkable progress in back offices of enterprises of all types. The back office is where business operations that support the main customer-facing parts of the organization operate. It handles finance and accounting, human resources, supply chain and logistics operations, IT and supports technology and all the other bits and pieces of the enterprise that are needed to make the rest of the operation work smoothly. The back office is the place where… more

How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Business Models

As artificial intelligence re-writes business models, how will its application and adoption revolutionize business and commerce further? Introduction From the production and marketing era to the relationship and intelligence era, business models have been evolving over the centuries. Over the years, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has fundamentally transformed the very meaning of ideas, innovation and inventions. As a result, business models are evolving further. As we witness businesses across… more

Top 5 Facets of AI

AI will be the gem of digital going forward for a long time. It is a co-driver of smarts in both automation and customer excellence efforts along with static algorithms. AI can learn, handle fuzzy problems, and help with increasing the probability of success in decisions, assist humans in interacting with traditional rule-based organizational systems and reaching shifting goals. There are five facets of AI that are shining bright now and for the future. There could be more down the road as AI progresses… more

Leveraging AI And IoT For Citizen Security In Smart Cities

What do you think of when you hear the term smart city? Most likely, you’ll picture a city that offers seamless physical and digital connectivity through well-managed transportation and easily accessible communication networks. You might think of a city that enables convenient, even luxurious living through smart and sustainable housing, intelligent infrastructure and digitized governance. It is true that benefits such as unprecedented levels of convenience and connectivity will distinguish the cities of… more

A Changing Internet: The Convergence of Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence

As the internet evolves, what will be the impact of the convergence of the current IoT infrastructure with blockchain and artificial intelligence? Introduction The internet is evolving beyond its technical infrastructure. As we move towards creating an integrated cyberspace, aquaspace, geospace and space (CAGS) internet of everything (IoE) ecosystem that benefits from the fast-tracking technology, application trend paradigm shifts and convergence beyond blockchain and artificial intelligence, it raises… more

How AI Is Transforming Agriculture

Agriculture is one of the oldest and most important professions in the world. Humanity has come a long way over the millennia in how we farm and grow crops with the introduction of various technologies. As the world population continues to grow and land becomes scarcer, people have needed to get creative and become more efficient about how we farm, using less land to produce more crops and increasing the productivity and yield of those farmed acres. Worldwide, agriculture is a $5 trillion industry, and now… more