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Etain Software - Future Predictions of AI Technologies

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For many organisations AI is still a long way off in the distance, a technological fantasy of futuristic proportions. PWC's 2020 AI Predictions report says that those businesses need to'reality check' now and start laying the groundwork for an'AI-powered future' or risk being left behind. In fact, in their third annual report PWC findings show that only 4% of executives surveyed plan to deploy AI enterprise-wide in 2020, when a year ago approximately 20% were planning to. PWC suggest that the need to'focus on the fundamentals before enlarging AI projects' is now the focus. According to the Gartner 2020 CIO Agenda Survey, leading organisations are preparing to to double their number of artificial intelligence (AI) projects over the next 12 months, with over 40% planning to actually deploy AI solutions by the end of 2020.


Darshana Varia Nadkarni's Blog

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Requires BS/MS in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering and 15 years' experience managing & supervising manufacturing with a strong history of hands-on experience successfully transferring new products into manufacturing & Deep technical experience with manufacturing processes, design control and quality systems. Also required, strong problem solving and analytical skills; Experience with use of statistical analysis and design of experiments for product optimization & validation activities; Experience with lean manufacturing, design for manufacturing, design for test and test implementation; Experience working with ERP systems. Also essential is proven ability to coach & develop employees & develop effective cross functional relationships. This position requires interface throughout all levels & functions of the organization.


Tom Cruise film 'American Made' is tangled in lawsuits after deadly plane crash

Los Angeles Times

The upcoming Tom Cruise movie "American Made" is ensnared in lawsuits related to a plane crash during production in Colombia in 2015 that resulted in the deaths of two of the film's crew members, and an insurer that covered the plane wants nothing to do with the legal battle. Great American Insurance Co., based in Cincinnati, is asking a federal court in Los Angeles to determine if it is responsible for defending parties in twolawsuits brought by relatives of the deceased. Hollywood stunt pilot Alan Purwin and another man, Carlos Berl, were killed in the 2015 crash of a small aircraft flying from the town of Santa Fe de Antioquia to the city of Medellin. Cruise was not aboard the plane. Relatives of Purwin sued the movie's production companies -- including Imagine Entertainment and Cross Creek Pictures -- as well as the estate of Berl.


AI in Production: A Roadmap for Success - InformationWeek

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Many enterprises have some form of artificial intelligence and machine learning in place, whether it's in the form of a pilot program, a proof-of-concept in the cloud, or even a production implementation. Even though machine learning has been around for a long time, it's still an emerging technology for many enterprises. For those who have created a pilot or proof-of-concept, you may have cleared the first hurdle in implementing these technologies. But putting them into production, even on a limited basis, may present challenges that you have not yet considered. Putting large-scale systems in place that deliver value is an entirely new proposition.


Rise Of The Machines: Understanding The Autonomy Levels Of Self-Driving Cars

Forbes - Tech

Automakers are moving at a frenzied pace to add more and more intelligence to their vehicles. However, as cars get smarter and smarter consumers struggle to understand the latest innovations. To help eliminate some of the confusion, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International has developed a scale to describe the six different levels of automation for self-driving cars. These are the cars we all know and love. The driver actually steps on the gas to go faster, steps on the brake to slow down and uses the steering wheel to turn.