Category: AI

Naivete and the Fight Against Facial Recognition

The fight against facial recognition and its reflection of systemic racism in algorithms and the training data sets fails to see the context for why the technology will likely continue to be developed. The bigger issue isn’t facial recognition but the “fake it till you make it” culture of software development that ships tools that.

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Time to Take on Time as X.AI Repositions and Extends Scheduling Agent Features

Time to Take on Time as X.AI Repositions and Extends Scheduling Agent Features Summary AI scheduling service provider x.ai relaunched their scheduling service at the end of 2018. They have delivered more accessible pricing models for entrepreneurs, Gig Economy workers and enterprise team, along with a more elegant on-boarding experience. Serious Insights has been using.

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CES 2019 Wrap-up: What We Learned and the Best of CES 2019 [Video]

CES 2019 Wrap-up: What We Learned and the Best of CES 2019 Last week at this time I was cool hunting the floor of the Las Vegas convention center in search of the questions Serious Insights found most pressing about the future of work. I managed to find a few items of interest. The major.

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KMWorld 2018: Knowledge Management in the Age of AI, IoT and XR

KMWorld 2018: Knowledge Management in the Age of AI, IoT and XR On November 7, 2018, I gave a talk at KMWorld 2018 on knowledge management in the age of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT) and XR (AR/VR/Mixed reality). This is a post based on that talk. It is not a transcript. Introduction.

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IBM Debater and Rubik’s Cube Solutions: Why AI Isn’t Intelligence

Why AI isn’t Intelligence Classifying the wonders of current machine learning algorithms as artificial intelligence does a disservice to the idea of intelligence and creates a vague market that offers little differentiation or definition of the solutions it contains. AI isn’t Intelligence. Marketers need to stop cluttering “AI” by establishing classification, logic, and pattern recognition.

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AI and Ethics: Do we Need a New Ethics to Deal with Autonomous Technology?

AI and Ethics: Do we need a new ethics to deal with autonomous technology? Revisiting The Golden Rule One of my favorite religious “jokes” go something like this: A young woman walks up to a Rabbi, a Buddhist Monk, and a Muslim Imam. They are all asked, “what is the core teaching of your religion?”.

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x.ai scheduling bot heads to the enterprise

x.ai scheduling bot heads to the enterprise If you want to experience AI in a meaningful way, you need to look at x.ai’s meeting scheduling service. I have written about them before just as they were emerging from incubation (see Testing Amy: What it’s like to have appointments scheduled by an AI assistant at GeekWire). .

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Future of Retail–Sites and Technologies That Are Changing Expectations

I facilitated a future of retail workshop recently and flew through several emergent, and potential game changing retail sites and technologies.  Here is the blog I promised as a pointer to all of these sites and technologies.: Retail Websites and Services to Watch Mulu – personal recommendation site. Drives purchases through peer recommendations. Stipple (still.

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Robots from the Back Office to the Front Office

Originally published on my now retired Future of Work blog  4/1/2009   I wondered about a recent forecast I made regarding the proliferation of robots. A forecast I made before seeing the final episode of Battlestar Galactica, I should add. I started feeling better about it after I saw a copy of Robot Magazineon the.

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