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Artificial Intelligence, Leadership, and Talent Management

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Artificial intelligence is transforming the talent management game—from recruiting to team building to succession planning. AI is also proving to be a powerful ally in retention engagement initiatives as well. Meghan M. Biro, analyst, brand...
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Healthcare Too Cheap to Meter

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“When the apocalypse comes, everyone will be on their own to buy healthcare.” Dave “ePatient” DeBronkart dropped this casually into a phone call. I had to ask about the apocalypse. “It’s when the system collapses...
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Personhood for Robots Will Destroy the Economy and Jobs or Will It?

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Robots won’t be tax-paying, and they will eliminate jobs and create a great need for re-training out-of-work humans. Who will train the humans? Automation is no longer just a problem for those working in manufacturing....
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Algorithms Have Rights Like People and Corporations?

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The legal profession has to address this thorny issue, so what changes might be coming now, and how do they protect us? We don’t let a car just throw out a car and start driving...
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Andrew Ng Is Wrong About Artificial Superintelligence

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Worrying about AI evil superintelligence today is like worrying about overpopulation on the planet Mars. We haven't even landed on the planet yet! - Andrew Ng Elon Musk has warned us. Stephen Hawking has warned...
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Artificial intelligence brings us back to the human touch

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With work teams scattered at homes and elsewhere, staying connected has taken on greater importance.  “The pandemic forced us to digitally transform the world overnight," said Guibert Englebienne, chief technology officer and co-founder of Globant,...
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Voice Isn’t Dead – How AI is Changing The Call Tech Game

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Is voice dead? It’s a fair question. Chatter about the digitization of processes, new apps, and enhanced mobile banking technology runs rampant and suggests that a place for voice tech no longer exists. I...
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Engage Me or Enrage Me: Gamification will run the world

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During the last decade we all got Netflix-ed. Now we will get gamified. Don’t think ‘only’ games. Think the gamification of our whole lifeworld. Netflix already considers gaming a bigger threat to its business than...
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Five Financial Applications Of Natural Language Processing

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The last five years have been revolutionary for the field of natural language processing. We went from glorified ctrl-f to a machine that can write programs for us based on natural language descriptions. While...
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A College Student Used A Language Generating AI Tool To Create A Viral Blog...

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What does GPT-3 mean for the future of writers? As writers, we like to tell ourselves that we’re in a profession that can’t be automated, not anytime soon anyway. But artificial intelligence and machine learning...
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Machine Ecology

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The earth is sick, and the causes of its disease lie in our choices, our myopia, and our lack of imagination. Climate change, with deforestation, melting glaciers, mass extinctions and carbon emissions, is the biggest...
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Futuristic Tech: Neuralink Update

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On August 28, Elon Musk provided a progress update for his company, Neuralink, which is aiming to create implantable Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) to enhance the brain. The company’s mission is to use a small,...
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Artificial intelligence helps you be smart with money

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Automation and artificial intelligence power an innovative platform that streamlines the fiscal process for both employers and employees. The technology bridges the distance between financial advice and employees—wherever they work.  Meghan M. Biro, analyst, brand...
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AI And Medical Imaging Startups? 6 Key Trends

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Is “IBM Watson Health Imaging” the Future of Healthcare? Google details AI that classifies chest X-rays with human-level accuracy. New Research Finds FastMRI Scans Generated with Artificial Intelligence Are as Accurate as Traditional MRI. Headlines like these...
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What’s the Hype Surrounding GPT-3?

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It’s only been about two months since GPT-3 was released by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research organization backed by Elon Musk. However, GPT-3 has since taken the technology industry by storm. Social media...
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Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

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Dear MERZ-AI. You've got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you've suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part of a museum exhibition. I know, I have neglected you all the...
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Grab on to intelligent marketing for great results

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Everyone online has seen it. Whenever people search for something on Google, they end up interacting with similar ads on Facebook and Instagram. Coincidence? No, that’s the power of artificial intelligence in marketing.  Deep learning...
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AI is surprisingly smart right under your nose

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If you're on social media but artificial intelligence sounds intimidating, fear not. You might be deeper into AI than you think.  "Algorithms are everywhere in marketing," said Melissa Drozdowski, director of social media at marketing...
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You face may attract a lot of interest in the coming years

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Just as any other modern, innovative technology, facial and object recognition has a rapid but brief history behind it. As we go over its breakthrough moments, we might revisit the year 2011 when Jeff...
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Fighting COVID-19 With Collective Intelligence

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“Collective Intelligence is the capacity of human collectives to engage in intellectual cooperation in order to create, innovate, and invent.” - Pierre Lévy, philosopher, cultural theorist, media scholar, and a specialist in human collective...