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Best Coding Languages to Learn in 2019

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During my years as an undergrad, I skipped many night-outs to pick up Java hoping it would one day help me get ahead in my career. Years later, when it’s finally time to cash...
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Are We Ready for Military AI?

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Today, algorithms may come in charming shapes, such as Sophia, a robot with a lovely attitude and an enlightened philosophy. Others, like Atlas, are being built to look like Robocop brutes that can run, jump,...
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5 Artificial Intelligence Trends To Watch This Year

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Expect a broad range of AI-enabled significant advancements in 2019. From Google searches to handling complex jobs like big data analysis, artificial intelligence (AI) has already started shaping many areas of modern life. In 2018,...
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5 lessons on how to fight bias in AI from Pause Fest

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Lessons from Google, Microsoft, and the best tech companies Last week I was invited by KJR, a strategic IT advisory firm, to speak on their panel at Pause Fest on ‘The risk is real: uncovering...
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How Much Tech Does It Take To Replace Your Manager?

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Almost one in five small business owners think it’s just too much of a hassle, and not to mention expensive, to find and implement new tech. But they may need it more than they...
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AI & Creativity: BigGAN as a creative engine

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Truly, the year 2018 can be seen as the beginning of the creativity heyday made with/by Artificial Intelligence. Sure, the whole story begun earlier, Google Deep Dream was already a continuation of human attempts to use a machine for...
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Ready or not, the revolution is upon us

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"We must develop a comprehensive global shared view of how technology is affecting our lives and reshaping the economic and social environments." Emboldened by the challenge, Nazareen Ebrahim is ready to answer the call to...
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How The Rise of Conversational AI Will Impact The World

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From different professional services, insurance, education, finance, travel, telecom, to construction, banking, and business, AI has caused a stir across sectors. As we can see in today's world, many businesses have been trying to...
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AI animates marketing returns

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Known as The Computer Guy, Joseph Ngare once dreamed of being a sports commentator. Now his thoughts have turned to another sort of sport: artificial intelligence. He sees brands having a choice between embarking on...
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The Artificial Intelligence 8 Billion Dataset Ecosystem

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In about 5 years from now, 2024, the world population is expected to be around 8 billion. Now, not all of that 8 billion will be using natural language processing (NLP)-enabled services, but this...
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Application of Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS)

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Monitoring Labour and Productivity through A.I. What is RTLS? RTLS can determine the location of a medium in real time, monitor and analyse movement in a designated location, and carry voice and data communications. It has great potential on...
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Conversational marketing is the word

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Before making a purchase, talk. Marketers who do that will be ahead of the game. That’s the premise of what Paul Ince, better known as Biz Paul, defines as conversational marketing.  Interactions might be people...
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AI & Creativity: Deep Dream comes true

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Artificial Intelligence always fascinated me. Not only as a useful set of tools, continuously evolving, but also as an experiment field. Some years ago, as Neural Network-based solutions popped up everywhere, it was a breakthrough. A...
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Deep Learning Explained in 7 Steps

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Self-driving cars, Alexa, medical imaging - gadgets are getting super smart around us with the help of deep learning. But why does deep learning work? Why does Alexa recognize me and how can a car...
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Is This The Real Life?

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“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” once sang Freddie Mercury, now we say; “Alexa play Bohemian Rhapsody.” “Prior to the age of electricity, only real experience was possible. However, during the...
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The Technologies Poised to Change the World in 2019

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It is not easy to imagine a technology that will receive as much publicity as the blockchain did last year but there’s little doubt that other new and innovative technologies will make even greater...
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Hey Siri, Tell Me What You Will Do Next

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“Siri, what does the future hold for you?” “Would you like me to search the internet for that?” Don’t worry, soon Siri should be able to answer this directly. That’s because the digital world is evolving...
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Will The Future Of AI Be Good Or Evil?

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As with any emerging technology, disruptive ideas are vilified; whether out of misunderstanding or even fear, AI is on the receiving end of these particular criticisms. But while many of us are concerned over...
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China’s Daredevil: The suggestive art of algorithms.

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Do you have a highly suggestive personality? Inception, what a marvellous cinematic experience, many of us who watched it were left confused, intrigued, wondering if it was all a dream. One of the main takeaways that...
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Robot-Proofing Your Career

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With prospects of increased productivity and enormous profitability, businesses turn to automation to streamline their operations. Almost 50% of employers believe that by 2022, automation could lead to a reduction in their industry’s workforce,...