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Applying Social Intelligence to Repair Trust

“Trust is given to you by other people. You have to give them the basis for giving you their trust.” Onora O’Neill Trust is fragile and easily broken.  If, for example, a manager tries but fails to deliver the promised . . .

Read articleposted 20th June 2019
Opening Up The Edge: Why Agnostic Cloud Software Is The Key To Edge Computing

Forbes.com

The rising value of data has changed the business landscape forever, and companies have migrated en masse to the (theoretical) unlimited capacity of the cloud. As IoT devices have started to pump more data through networks and into the cloud, . . .

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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Big Data, AI & IoT, Part Three: What’s Stopping Us?

Forbes.com

This series of articles has looked at the promise of Big Data, AI, and IoT, and how they all make up one ecosystem. So after looking at the benefits of these technologies in specific environments, it is worth a review of the . . .

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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Big Data, AI & IoT Part Two: Driving Industry 4.0 One Step At A Time

Forbes.com

What comes to mind when you think of a factory? A dark Victorian mill? A Charlie Chaplin skit? Or a roboticized production line? Industrial manufacturing has consistently been a marker of progress, acting as a sign of the times as . . .

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Big Data, IoT And AI, Part One: Three Sides Of The Same Coin

Forbes.com

Since computers were first invented people have been looking for ‘the next big thing.’ Now, as close to half the world owns a phone faster than the earliest supercomputers, it is difficult to keep track of what we should pay attention to. While . . .

Read articleposted 19th February 2019
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AI Diagnosis Tool Bridges The Gap Between Doctors And Patients

Forbes.com

The healthcare sector is facing a host of severe problems that do not have one overarching solution. Globally there is a shortage of 7.2 million healthcare workers, and a rapidly aging population will only add more strain to the doctors that remain. New . . .

Read articleposted 19th February 2019
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Making AI More Emotional – Part One

forbes.com

Emotions are our most human quality, but what if we could teach AI to understand our feelings? The goal of artificial intelligence (AI) research has shifted over the years; to compute what humans could not, to beat us in specific . . .

Read articleposted 1st February 2019
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Making AI More Emotional – Part Two

Forbes.com

Algorithms are not known for their emotional intelligence, but in part one of this article I introduced Cogito, an application that analyzes behavioral signals in voice conversations to improve interactions with enterprise customers and monitor mental health patients. Measuring emotional . . .

Read articleposted 1st February 2019
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Executive interview: The Weird approach to leadership

Computer Weekly

Letting others make their own decisions leads to a more dynamic approach to running a business, suited to the demands of an AI-fuelled economy There is a lot of debate over how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact people’s jobs and . . .

Read articleposted 25th January 2019
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The Ethics Of Data Governance – ‘Data Comes With Benefits And Liabilities’

forbes.com

Data has never been more powerful than it is right now. 2018 saw some of the largest data breaches in history come to light, including the Marriott hotel group breach and the Cambridge Analytica scandal, both of which had troubling . . .

Read articleposted 24th January 2019
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