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The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

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AI has been facing a PR problem. Too often AI has introduced itself as a misogynist, racist and sinister robot. Remember the Microsoft Twitter chatbot named Tay, who was learning to mimic online conversations, but then started to blur out the most offensive tweets? Think of tech companies creating elaborate

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Design thinking continues to be all the rage amongst organizations of all kinds – from academia to startups, to agencies and consultancies, or large enterprises. The concept is popular today not because it’s new per se, but its approach to problem-solving fits well with the digital transformation that companies are

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I’ll never forget my “aha” moment with bias in AI. I was working at IBM as the product owner for Watson Visual Recognition. We knew that the API wasn’t the best in class at returning “accurate” tags for images, and we needed to improve it. I was nervous about the

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Breaking down the workforce options for AI developers to structure raw data for machine learning. Here is a look. While it may seem like artificial intelligence (AI) has hit the big time, a lot of work needs to be done before its potential really come to life. In our modern

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The era of everything-as-a-service (XaaS) has provided both an opportunity and a challenge for companies across industries. The XaaS model, a subscription-based solution that makes cloud-based applications available on demand unlike the traditional license-based platforms of the past, delivers several noteworthy advantages over its predecessors. Between cost reductions and easier

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How to implement an anonymous data collection scheme that allows the manufacturer to anonymously collect data from its end devices without knowing exactly which device it came from? Yes, this is one of the challenges for the second Blockchain Hackathon (part of LongHash Cryptocon Vol2) in Berlin on May 18-19

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No longer considered the “future of work,” AI is infiltrating industries and job roles at impactful rates. Across the U.S. economy, one-third of the U.S. workers are interacting with some form of AI in their jobs today – even if many of these interactions are still in a limited capacity.

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What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population are expected to live in cities by 2050, scientists are seeking new and innovative ways

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Organizations implementing AI have increased by 270 per cent over the last four years, according to a recent survey by Gartner. Even though the implementation of AI is a growing trend, 63 per cent of organizations haven’t deployed this technology. What is holding them back: cost, talent shortage? For many

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What do fat fingers, power failures, and Godzilla have in common? Answer: They have all been responsible for IT outages that, even if they aren’t caused by Godzilla, can cause monster-sized budget holes for companies. How monster-sized? A Rand Organization report says that according to 98% of organizations, IT outages

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