Google has put supercomputers in the pockets of millions of Americans and plans to have self-driving cars soon navigating the nation’s roads. Naturally, the tech giant says they’ll next have cloud-connected microphones inside ceilings everywhere.
Facebook is seeking intelligence. Artificial intelligence, that is The company is reportedly moving forward with a new research laboratory intended to "bring about major changes in artificial intelligence." Yann LeCun, a New York University...
Mark Polyak's insight:
The quest for a winner in cognitive machines race has begun with IBM's Watson. Let's see what FB has to offer...
2014 will be an exciting time for the future of content. As technology evolves and competition for user attention increases, marketers need to be agile and adapt to the growing needs and expectations of their customers.
When Amazon's Jeff Bezos announced he wanted to deliver packages by drones, some joked that was good news: they'd be able to get free stuff out of the sky by shooting drones. That might actually be possible without a gun.
We’re told to trust our guts and instincts, and that (especially after we gain experience) we can make accurate assessments in a "Blink." This is the most harmful misconception in the business world today. ...Human intuition is real, but it’s also really faulty.
...we should turn many of our decisions and judgments—both the trivial and the consequential—over to the algorithms.
Last year, I visited a warehouse behind a typically fashionable San Francisco café where two startups, Bot & Dolly and Autofuss, were busy making the insanely immersive visuals for the film Gravity (among a host of other projects) using naught but...
India’s Unique Citizen Identification project, also known as Aadhar, earlier this week finished capturing demographic and biometric data of about half a billion citizens–the largest biometric project of its kind currently in the world.
Nasa has reported that “faint signatures of water” have been found in the atmospheres of five planets outside our solar system, marking a further development in the search for planets capable of supporting alien life.