Technology: Rise of the replicants Financial Times Warren – the name given to the system, in homage to investor Warren Buffett – is part of a new army of “smart” machines that are threatening to invade office life.
IBM's Watson system defeated the human champion on "Jeopardy!" in February 2011 -- surprising the world. But that feat was a precursor to what is being called a "Machine-Reading Revolution," which is underway now. Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen and entrepreneur Oren Etzioni reveal five ways it will change how you live. They say it will impact on how we find a hotel, follow our favorite sports team and receive medical advice.
Wearable technology is the next new wave of technology, and it’s bound to drive a lot of the innovation in the consumer electronics industry. We can expect to see a lot more watches, glasses, fitness gadgets, and wristbands in the years to come.
Ever since Google launched its Google Glass project, the reality of wearable eyewear seems to be inevitable. Since then, developers from around the world have been trying to take on Google Glass by creating their own wearable display glasses. Instead of just being able take a photo or video, smart ... Continue reading »
From our genomes to Jawbones, the amount of data about health is exploding. Bringing on top Silicon Valley talent, one NYC hospital is preparing for a future where it can analyze and predict its patients' health needs--and maybe change our understanding of disease.
Big Data—information sets too large to be effectively computed on desktop systems—isn't just the buzzword du jour. It provides an unprecedented ability for business and industry to precisely model the effects of past managerial decisions on the bottom line. But an emerging analytical process called prescriptive analytics could help companies not only learn from previous decisions, but predict and plan for upcoming issues as well. It's Big Data evolved, and could change how the world does business.