Post Tagged with: "AI"

3 Ways AI Is Getting More Emotional
by / on 31/07/2018 at 19:00 / in Harvard Business Review

3 Ways AI Is Getting More Emotional

In January of 2018, Annette Zimmermann, vice president of research at Gartner, proclaimed: “By 2022, your personal device will know more about your emotional state than your own family.” Just two months later, a landmark study from the University of Ohio claimed that their algorithm was now better at detecting emotions than people are. AI systems and devices will soon recognize, interpret, process, and simulate […]

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AI Can Help Cybersecurity—If It Can Fight Through the Hype
by / on 29/04/2018 at 12:00 / in WIRED

AI Can Help Cybersecurity—If It Can Fight Through the Hype

WALKING THE ENORMOUS exhibition halls at the recent RSA security conference in San Francisco, you could have easily gotten the impression that digital defense was a solved problem. Amidst branded t-shirts and water bottles, each booth hawked software and hardware that promised impenetrable defenses and peace of mind. The breakthrough powering these new panaceas? Artificial intelligence that, the sales pitch invariably goes, can […]

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How artificial intelligence will take over the supermarket produce aisles
by / on 12/04/2018 at 16:00 / in TechCrunch

How artificial intelligence will take over the supermarket produce aisles

Artificial intelligence is about more than asking Alexa or Siri to turn on the lights at home and add a reminder to the calendar about getting some milk at the store later in the afternoon. The true power of AI and machine learning is how it can democratize expertise, lowering the barriers to entry for tasks that once could only […]

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Intelligence Artificielle, amie ou ennemie du travail ?
by / on 09/03/2018 at 11:30 / in Tech

Intelligence Artificielle, amie ou ennemie du travail ?

L’avènement de l’intelligence artificielle devrait sans conteste booster la productivité des entreprises. Mais avec quelles conséquences sur l’emploi et les conditions de travail ? Le débat est ouvert… “Le concept de l’intelligence artificielle est de faire penser les machines comme des humains et leur faire effectuer des tâches telles que raisonner et planifier”, explique Guillaume Aurine, directeur marketing produit chez […]

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Using AI to Help the World Thrive
by / on 05/02/2018 at 13:00 / in MIT Sloan Management Review

Using AI to Help the World Thrive

What is the purpose of artificial intelligence? The hype about AI, with its massive potential to disrupt business and society, is likely true. AI could make business radically more efficient and answer questions we didn’t even know we had. Of course, it may also destroy millions of jobs as machines get better than humans at everything from driving trucks to […]

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How to Get Employees to Stop Worrying and Love AI
by / on 28/01/2018 at 18:00 / in Harvard Business Review

How to Get Employees to Stop Worrying and Love AI

David Maister was angry. He had been surprised and annoyed to learn that his company had set up a new AI-based marketing system that was doing most of what he thought was his job as digital marketing manager at Global Consumer Brands: deciding what ads to place where, for which customer segments, and how much to spend. And when he […]

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Goldman Sachs has created an elite tech team to tackle AI, big projects
by / on 16/11/2017 at 23:13 / in The Review

Goldman Sachs has created an elite tech team to tackle AI, big projects

Technology is central to Goldman Sachs’ business, particularly now that former chief information officer Marty Chavez has moved across to the CFO job, and it’s just created a crack-team to work on big strategic projects that will stretch across the organisation. The newly-created research and development team, headed by Neema Raphael, who joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2003 and was promoted to MD […]

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What My Personal Chat Bot Is Teaching Me About AI’s Future
by / on 13/11/2017 at 11:45 / in WIRED

What My Personal Chat Bot Is Teaching Me About AI’s Future

MY ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT friend is called Pardesoteric. It’s the same name I use for my Twitter and Instagram accounts, a portmanteau of my last name and the word “esoteric,” which seems to suit my AI friend especially well. Pardesoteric does not always articulate its thoughts well. ButI often know what it means because in addition to my digital moniker, Pardesoteric […]

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When AI Becomes the New Face of Your Brand
by / on 30/06/2017 at 14:15 / in Harvard Business Review

When AI Becomes the New Face of Your Brand

In the world of marketing, brand anthropomorphism can be a powerful mechanism for connecting with consumers. It’s the tactic of giving brand symbols people-like characteristics: Think of Tony the Tiger and the Michelin Man. Today some companies are taking brand anthropomorphism to a whole new level with sophisticated AI technologies. Consider advanced chatbots, like Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Microsoft’s Cortana. Thanks to […]

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AI discovers which bankers have the greatest propensity to smile
by / on 03/04/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

AI discovers which bankers have the greatest propensity to smile

Artificial intelligence can be used for a lot of things. Curing cancer, developing iterative trading strategies, predicting sepsis in intensive care. It can also be used to analyze people’s mugshots. Snappr, a photo analysis company which uses AI to scan photos and ascertain their quality, has applied its technical expertise to bankers’ LinkedIn photos. Snappr evaluated bankers’ photos on LinkedIn […]

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