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AI is the prescription for overworked doctors

November 7, 2018

Via: The Next Web

The problem with healthcare is simple: there’s not enough of it. In a perfect world we’d all have our own personal physicians like the Queen. But in reality, the average doctor sees thousands of patients a year. Solving this problem […]


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5 questions CEOs are asking about AI

November 6, 2018

Via: CIO

Recently in a risk management meeting, I watched a data scientist explain to a group of executives why convolutional neural networks were the algorithm of choice to help discover fraudulent transactions. The executives—all of whom agreed that the company needed […]


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AI-driven content moderation can never be perfect

October 26, 2018

Via: CIO

At this week’s panel discussion in Brussels hosted by the Center for Democracy and Technology, I discussed the capacities and limitations of AI-driven content moderation techniques. Other panelists included Armineh Nourbakhsh now with S & P Global, who discussed the […]


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It’s only a matter of time until terrorists use AI as a weapon

October 19, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Do you have a family emergency plan for autonomous weapon attacks? Stop, drop, and roll isn’t going to fool the drone tracking you. Duck and cover? Does it even matter? It’s hard to separate the hyperbole and science fiction-nonsense from […]


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5 reasons RPA deployments fail

October 17, 2018

Via: CIO

Robotic process automation (RPA) promises to deliver business benefits such as decreased costs, reduced errors, greater efficiencies, and the ability to free up workers from mundane and repetitive tasks such as data entry so they can focus on more challenging, […]


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Artificial intelligence is complex, but we can’t afford to ignore it

October 15, 2018

Via: The Next Web

“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana In early September, the media went abuzz with news of Amazon becoming the second US company to surpass the $1 trillion market cap. However, the news […]


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The internal disruption of AI

October 12, 2018

Via: CIO

Artificial intelligence is de rigueur with executives and boards of directors. Show me an industry and I’ll show you an application for AI that’s captured management’s mindshare, snagging both budget and headcount (often from less-sexy initiatives). Accelerating disease diagnosis in […]


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The many hands of a robot

October 10, 2018

Via: CIO

There is a lot of discussion in the industry around AI and the coming robot invasion. I’ve talked a great deal in my blog about some of the different forms of AI including machine learning and chatbots. One of the […]


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Successful data-driven companies must balance human and machine roles

October 10, 2018

Via: CIO

The latest Future of Jobs report from the World Economic Forum speaks to how technological advancements like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data could affect jobs worldwide in the next five years. The anticipated redistribution of work between humans […]


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What a successful AI team really looks like

October 9, 2018

Via: CIO

As companies increasingly turn to AI and machine learning, a clearer picture of what it takes to succeed with real-world AI is beginning to take shape. Beyond the small circle of tech giants and early adopters, a different set of […]