Bots In The Wild -- Startup Traction (by NextView)


Besides Pokémon reclaiming its place in the zeitgeist, bots are the buzzing tech trend of 2016 so far. The big five -- Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft -- have all unveiled or featured bots in their annual product conferences. Consumer startup decks have hurriedly affixed bots to their pitches, for better or for worse. The New Yorker covered conversational bots in June. Bot has quickly become as common as the word app has been in startup chatter about what people are building: its a bot for'X' (in this case X usually stands for a mundane, predictable task currently carried out by humans).

Music Technology Group Music Technology Group

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The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, part of its Department of Information and Communication Technologies, carries out research on topics such as audio signal processing, music information retrieval, musical interfaces, and computational musicology. The MTG wants to contribute to the improvement of the information and communication technologies related to sound and music, carrying out competitive research at the international level and at the same time transferring its results to society. To that goal, the MTG aims at finding a balance between basic and applied research while promoting interdisciplinary approaches that incorporate knowledge from both scientific/technological and humanistic/artistic disciplines.

Robot, Eye, and ROI: Technology Transformation Versus Technology Transfer

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I want to discuss two aspects of technology transfer. First I've been asked to present a brief perspective on how AI is fitting into a particular application area: Industrial automation. Then I want to give my two cents worth on AI as a business activity.

McLaren Technology Group announces Wipro as new official technology partner


Woking, United Kingdom and Bangalore, India - September 14, 2017: McLaren Technology Group and Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that Wipro has become the official technology provider to McLaren Technology Group to help drive digitalisation across its businesses. Wipro will assist McLaren with achieving its recently defined IT strategy, focusing on providing next-generation differentiated IT services to its business divisions with an emphasis on agility and improved reliability. As part of this multi-year partnership, Wipro will leverage the Wipro HOLMES artificial intelligence platform and its next-generation managed services framework to offer flexibility and boost the productivity of McLaren's fast growing automotive and high-tech businesses. Craig Charlton, Chief Information Officer, McLaren Technology Group said, "We are passionate about delivering high performance digital solutions underpinned by robust SLAs across McLaren. Wipro, with its deep domain expertise and vast application services portfolio, will help us achieve excellence as well as drive innovation in Artificial Intelligence."

Deep State Technology is Decades Ahead of Commercial Technology


SHOW NOTES: 31573 It's a truism of conspiracy research: Whatever technology is available to the public is decades behind what is available to the deep state. As researchers well know, there are many specific examples of this from the annals of tech history. This is one such example.