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What is RPA? Part 2: RPA Lessons & Predictions for 2019

RPA is fast becoming a reliable way to trial automation without committing to a full-scale AI program. As the market grows, RPA is becoming a viable automation technology in its own right, and companies are beginning to demand more from . . .

Read articleposted 16th April 2019
How AI Can Make Christmas Shopping A Dream

Forbes.com

Shopping in the holidays may seem like chaos to you and me, but retailers have an arsenal of data-driven tools to define their strategy well in advance. The latest fashion trends, changes in the economy and even the weather all . . .

Read articleposted 27th December 2018
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Recreating Paintings With AI And 3D Printing

Forbes.com

Using AI to create artwork may seem paradoxical, but the creative work of computers is increasingly being seen as of legitimate value. In a recent auction at Christie’s, the world’s largest and most famous auction house, an AI-assisted artwork sold . . .

Read articleposted 27th December 2018
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The Hidden Potential Of Augmented Reality

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Augmented Reality (AR) is the latest bandwagon to grip the minds of the public. There has been a plethora of AR announcements over the last year – including Mozilla’s Firefox Reality (an AR/VR browser) and Snapchat’s Lense Studio that lets . . .

Read articleposted 28th November 2018
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Using Artificial Intelligence To Fix Healthcare

Forbes.com

The healthcare industry should be using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to a far greater degree than at present, but progress has been painfully slow. The same factors that make the healthcare system so attractive to AI developers – fragmented or non-existent . . .

Read articleposted 23rd November 2018
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Why Do Employers Keep Salaries Secret?

Forbes.com

Letting people choose their own salary works. With employee engagement in a state of stagnation, and 79% of workers citing ‘lack of appreciation’ as their reason for leaving a job, opening up salaries is a powerful way to show your . . .

Read articleposted 15th November 2018
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Relaxed, Anxious, Ignorant: Our Attitudes Towards CyberSecurity Are Making The Problem Worse

Data breaches are our own fault. A 2016 study by Phishme found that 91% of all cyber attacks start with a phishing email, and since then these schemes have only gotten more sophisticated in their methods. With recent cybersecurity initiatives . . .

Read articleposted 12th November 2018
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Today’s Leaders Aren’t Prepared For AI – PwC: ‘Only 50% Having Right Conversation In The Boardroom’

‘Companies see how competitive the market is becoming, with barriers to entry collapsing in traditional industries. They know it is all driven by new technology, new business models and new competitors they didn’t see coming.’

Read articleposted 12th November 2018
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‘China Have The Best Human Rights Policy’: Trump, Or An AI Algorithm?

Imitation, while less altruistic than other goals of AI (such as helping with menial tasks or improving on human intelligence), has led to extremely convincing chatbots that would put the Turing test to shame. AI mimicking humans could be useful . . .

Read articleposted 12th November 2018
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Be More Buffer: Transparency Is More Important Than Your Bottom Line

Back in 2013, Buffer made their company salaries public, and in doing so declared war on the ‘need to know’ attitude to doing business. This generation of consumers is demanding more transparency from the companies they patronize, and in some . . .

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