If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
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Register for Forrester's complimentary webinar on Thursday, April 18 at 11am ET to understand how to rationalize your automation portfolio and prepare for the future of work. Forrester's vision for the future of business applications is that modern specialist SaaS platforms will replace on-premises "omnisuites." The enterprise resource planning (ERP) era is over. The ERP model of a single integrated suite to handle every process for every division within the enterprise did not work, for many reasons. Instead, application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders need a new, eclectic strategy based on a handful of modern, open, smart, flexible SaaS platforms.
Over the past four years, Microsoft has tinkered with its Windows 10 update mechanism, offering minor tweaks that were ultimately unsatisfying. The biggest complaints centered around unexpected restarts, especially those associated with the twice-annual feature updates that are at the core of the "Windows as a service" model. The problems came to a head last October, when a series of embarrassing bugs forced Microsoft to pull its October 2018 Update just days after its release. It took another six weeks before the company announced that the issues had been fully investigated and resolved and the update was ready to resume its rollout. At the time, Windows managers promised sweeping changes in the way it approaches quality issues.
Remember the Windows 10 April 2019 Update? Microsoft has now officially dubbed it the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, and plans to roll it out to Insiders next week alongside more permissive user controls than ever before. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update (also code-named "19H1," or version 1903) will begin deploying to all PCs in late May, on a day that hasn't yet been determined. But there's something brand new: The update will specifically call out the feature release, and allow users to delay it--and any update, including security patches--for up to 35 days. Even better, Windows won't decide when to install updates--you will, with an exception or two.
As incredible new technologies enter the market, they bring new opportunities for both businesses and individuals. The challenge is balancing these with ethics. One of my favourite quotes is from Arthur C Clarke: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic". At World Tour Sydney recently, we heard many inspirational stories of the implementation of AI and other Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, and I couldn't help but think that people living a generation ago would describe them as some kind of sorcery. More importantly, each was unique and original, shining a light on the new reality of business done well in a world where everything is connected and intelligent.
Salesforce has set up its first international artificial intelligence (AI) research facility in Singapore, where it is aiming to train up to 100 postgraduate students over the next three years, and where the government hopes to help lead the development of AI standards and adoption across Asean. The US software vendor will pool the students from Singapore Management University (SMU), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and focus their training in deep learning, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP), amongst other fields in AI. The first batch of students will begin their training from August 2019 at the lab, which will be helmed by Salesforce Research Asia's managing director Steven Hoi. The local facility also will work closely with the vendor's main research centre in Palo Alto, collaborating on projects that include NLP, computer vision, and speech recognition, as well as initiate research specific to the region, such as language-based capabilities in chatbots, said Salesforce's chief scientist Richard Socher, who was in Singapore for the launch on Wednesday. Country's government has introduced initiatives to train 12,000 people in artificial intelligence skillsets, including industry professionals and secondary school students.
In global terms, Europe's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is small, overshadowed by the massive software industry and the extensive electronics industry in East Asia. But it does have some world-class companies, such as telecom equipment providers Nokia and Ericsson, online music platform Spotify, e-commerce company Zalando, enterprise software provider SAP, games developer Supercell (now owned by Tencent), embedded processor designer ARM (now owned by Softbank) and Skype (now owned by Microsoft). Moreover, some of the region's telecom groups, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Orange, and Telefónica, are major multinationals with operations spanning several continents. Although it has only one of the top 10 artificial intelligence (AI) research institutionsa (CNRS in France) and no major cloud service providers or Internet platforms on the scale of Amazon, Microsoft, or Google, Europe does innovate in ICT. Whereas Europe's tech industry is cash-strapped, non-tech companies in Europe have more cash holdings than their counterparts in the U.S. or China.b
Apple has unveiled its widely-rumoured game subscription service, hailed as the "Netflix of games". Designed for mobile devices, desktop computers and "living room" devices, Apple Arcade, will "redefine games", the tech giant claimed, adding that will be curated on originality, quality and creativity. However, the price and release date still remain a mystery. We'll tell you what's true. You can form your own view.