3 AI terms all business professionals need to understand

Today there are many discussions happening around the value and utility of artificial intelligence. In fact, a recent report by MIT Sloan Management Review asserts that almost 85 percent of executives believe AI “will allow their companies to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage.” But there’s also a lot of confusion about terminology, the kinds of applications businesses can make use of and, ultimately, where … Continue reading 3 AI terms all business professionals need to understand

An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Gary Patton, CTO of GlobalFoundries

In our recent trip to GlobalFoundries Fab 8, its leading edge facility, we managed to spend some time with the C-level executive that controls the future of this part of our industry: Dr. Gary Patton. Gary is the Chief Technology Officer, overseeing all of GlobalFoundries research, development, and fabrication arms, pushing GlobalFoundries towards the next generation of processes for its customers. This includes the current … Continue reading An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Gary Patton, CTO of GlobalFoundries

Could IBM's Watson Make Experts Obsolete?

When IBM's Watson beat two human challengers to win the TV quiz show Jeopardy !, a collective "Wow!" was heard at just how far artificial intelligence has developed. The show required Watson not merely to answer questions, but to process clues presented in the form of answers and give the correct response in the form of a question, all within milliseconds. Watson had had a … Continue reading Could IBM's Watson Make Experts Obsolete?

What’s missing from the Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence report?

Only a fool would dare criticise the report “The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation,” coming as it does from such an august set of bodies — to quote: “researchers at the Future of Humanity Institute, the Center for the Study of Existential Risk, OpenAI, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Center for a New American Security, and 9 other institutions, drawing on … Continue reading What’s missing from the Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence report?

Apple Named World’s Most Innovative Company Due to Focus on Hardware and Software Integration

Fast Company today published its annual rankings of the 50 most innovative companies in the world, and this year, Apple is the number one company on the list for “delivering the future today.” Apple was picked for its impressive list of accomplishments in 2017, which included the iPhone X, the Apple Watch Series 3, ARKit, and its unique focus on hardware and software integration that … Continue reading Apple Named World’s Most Innovative Company Due to Focus on Hardware and Software Integration