Why You Must Treat Artificial Intelligence (AI) As A Very Special Technology

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There are lots of technologies that attract our attention – and money – these days. We're obsessed with blockchain, cryptocurrency, IOT, big data analytics, cybersecurity3-D printing and drones. We're excited about virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. We love talking about driverless cars, ships and planes. We can't wait for 5G and Wi-Fi domes that solve all of our network access problems; and while we're getting a little worried about social media and privacy, we're still addicted to our ever-more-powerful smartphones.


Why You Must Treat Artificial Intelligence (AI) As A Very Special Technology

#artificialintelligence

There are lots of technologies that attract our attention – and money – these days. We're obsessed with blockchain, cryptocurrency, IOT, big data analytics, cybersecurity3-D printing and drones. We're excited about virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. We love talking about driverless cars, ships and planes. We can't wait for 5G and Wi-Fi domes that solve all of our network access problems; and while we're getting a little worried about social media and privacy, we're still addicted to our ever-more-powerful smartphones.


The SAS future: Talking opportunities, succession, new IoT division, blockchain, augmented reality, more with Goodnight's No. 2 WRAL TechWire

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CARY – Oliver Schabenberger, to use a military term embraced by industry, is "dual hatted." And as chief operating officer as well as chief technology officer at SAS, he serves as No. 2 to CEO and co-founder Jim Goodnight. So no one other than Goodnight has a better hands-on, inside view of the 2018 landscape and beyond for the global software firm that is one of the world's biggest big data juggernauts with an industry-leading emphasis on analytics. And a big part of that future is the Internet of Things as SAS moves to create a division focusing on IoT, which is transforming tech around the world and is forecast as a multi-trillion dollar opportunity by Cisco as well as other firms.


Innovations in Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud, and Blockchain

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This edition of ITCC TOE provides a snapshot of the emerging ICT led innovations in machine learning, blockchain, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. This issue focuses on the application of information and communication technologies in alleviating the challenges faced across industry sectors in areas such as brick & mortar retail, e-commerce, data labelling, 5G, photo and video editing, manufacturing, talent and business intelligence, amongst others. ITCC TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE)'s mission is to investigate emerging wireless communication and computing technology areas including 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Big Data, cloud computing, augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, virtualization and the Internet of Things and their new applications; unearth new products and service offerings; highlight trends in the wireless networking, data management and computing spaces; provide updates on technology funding; evaluate intellectual property; follow technology transfer and solution deployment/integration; track development of standards and software; and report on legislative and policy issues and many more. The Information & Communication Technology cluster provides global industry analysis, technology competitive analysis, and insights into game-changing technologies in the wireless communication and computing space. Innovations in ICT have deeply permeated various applications and markets.


4 emerging technologies that will drive digital businesses

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Tasked by their CEOs to use technology to better align the business with shifting customer preferences, CIOs across every industry are leveraging the now-standard social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies to modernize, stabilize and accelerate digital transformations. But those tools will get some company from augmented and virtual reality, the Internet of Things, blockchain software and advanced analytics over the next 18 to 24 months. These emerging technologies are fueling new products and services, changing the way businesses operate and interact with customers, Bill Briggs, CTO of Deloitte Consulting, told CIO.com. "Every company is a technology company at its core," says Briggs, who wrote the report, whose theme is "Innovating in a Digital Era." "Technology is the most strategic asset. Briggs says the real value of IoT, in which sensors attached to everyday machines send data to other machines, is that it enables companies to reimagine business processes by automating previously manual.