Ever since 1955, Artificial Intelligence has been changing the world and in 2020, this reality is becoming true as companies experience benefits including automation and deriving insight from data for decision-making. As AI adoption continues, leaders and enterprises are struggling to understand the design and use of AI. The term ...
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Artificial intelligence depends on data from extraction of insights but this will change in the coming years as AI shifts to reasoning and less data. The intelligence of AI systems¹ will accelerate with the technology addressing challenges from a human viewpoint. Instead of having the mindset of a robot, artificial ...
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The decision by states to re-open their economies amid COVID-19 pandemic is raising concerns and gaining support with President Trump applauding the move. The State of California announced plans to re-open with more states following suit. The same applies to sports and hotels, which are re-opening in phases. The big ...
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Business organizations are increasingly adopting data science solutions for decision-making in 2020 according to The Harvard Business Review. The data-driven culture¹ is influencing intelligent business operations with data science teams enabling enterprises to leverage data and optimize operations. Executives are using data science from strategy, implementation, and leadership management. Despite ...
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The best way to track the COVID-19 outbreak is by using data and visualization. The COVID-19 patterns are sometimes contradictory and this is where visualizations come in. Data visualization is enabling understanding of the coronavirus pandemic with the John Hopkins University and World Health Organization Dashboards providing updates. Data scientists ...
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The demand for AI continues to increase according to forecasts by International Data Corporation. Enterprises will adopt AI in 2020 with an estimated 16% surge compared to previous years. Diversity is enabling the growth of AI as companies rely on AI for decision-making with bias incidents reducing according to the ...
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Governments around the world are adopting facial recognition in counter-terrorism, airport security, and protecting the public. Facial recognition¹ is becoming part of our lives and tech companies including Microsoft are voicing their concerns about the extremes of this technology. Police Departments are adopting facial recognition for investigations and activists are ...
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Society is experiencing the benefits of AI in this COVID-19 era as hospitals detect infections and treat conditions. The recent AI investments by IBM Watson AI Lab and MIT will accelerate the use of AI for societal benefits. AI applications in health care will continue with hospitals using artificial intelligence ...
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Medical workers are our heroes as the COVID-19 outbreak continues with deaths and confirmed cases rising. A CNN survey found that healthcare systems are coming under strain because of the increasing number of patients infected by the coronavirus. Partners Healthcare is supporting patients in the COVID-19 outbreak by using AI ...
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The COVID-19 outbreak in the United States came as a surprise with the Trump administration undermining the severity of this pandemic. The federal government has come under criticism because of the slow response, lack of preparedness¹ and undermining the strain of COVID-19 to our healthcare system. As infections rise, the ...
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The mental health of Americans according to a Pew Research survey is declining. Those interviewed admitted experiencing suicidal thoughts at some point because of pressure from work, traffic jams and spouse problems among others. Canada like the US faces a similar risk of suicide rates¹ and reports 4,000 annual deaths ...
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The emergence of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain is fueling innovation as companies look for skilled talent. Network security and data science roles¹ according to Glassdoor will increase in 2020 as companies transform operations to remain competitive. From full-stack developers, machine learning engineers and data scientists, companies are filling ...
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The Coronavirus pandemic continues with infection and death rates going up. COVID-19 is spreading faster compared to most pandemics¹ including HIV and Ebola as new hotpsots emerge. The high mutation rate of COVID-19 requires social distancing and hygiene measures to contain the outbreak. The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus ...
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Asia is leading the pack in AI business deployment compared to less than a third for US companies. The adoption rate in the rest of the world remains low, as firms do not understand the deployment of AI¹ in their operations. The surveillance behavior of Chinese firms continues and contravenes ...
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The COVID-19 outbreak continues with governments and organizations across the globe fighting this pandemic. Data scientists are collaborating through data visualization and mapping COVID-19 trends to find solutions. Kaggle is mobilizing the data science community to develop ideas by using machine learning and analytics. Virtual hackathons are taking place in ...
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Everybody is talking about COVID-19 and as the crisis continues, education is adjusting to the new conditions through online programs. Zoom, Slack and Microsoft Teams are enabling this transition as people take conversations online in accordance with social distancing. There is optimism about the pandemic subsiding as countries flatten the ...
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Artificial intelligence has dominated in China and the United States but the European Union is getting serious about this technology. Innovations in AI are accelerating and Europe is adapting with their new proposals around artificial intelligence. Europe accounts for a share of technology companies in the AI space but with ...
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Coronavirus has disrupted business and social interactions everywhere. From financial markets distress to lockdowns and travel bans, we are living in the golden age of remote work. Will telecommuting live up to expectations as companies adopt work from home strategies? Businesses face an unprecedented Global Unwinding from COVID-19 as operations ...
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The United States has the highest coronavirus cases in the world and with vaccine efforts underway, there is an urgency to find solutions by using AI and ML technologies. Robot automation of COVID-19 tests in Spain enabled by AI is supporting as researchers collaborate to contain the outbreak in the ...
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Business operations require strategic management to achieve growth, scale revenue, and increase market share. Meeting these goals requires investments in technology, such as artificial intelligence. AI is being adopted by businesses to boost performance, but with the slow adoption, questions linger about the implementation of AI. Enterprises, according to a ...
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Since the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, higher education institutions are responding by adopting online programs to manage learning. As institutions go remote, online transition is raising concerns because of instruction challenges for students in a virtual setting. Access to the internet and connected devices for students are under ...
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Facebook has Libra and Instagram sells products. Twitter has Square for cash transfers. PayPal has Venmo and a debit card. Every social network wants to be a payment platform. The increasing number of social media users is fueling a new wave of social payments. Facebook¹ has 2.5 billion users and ...
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How do you begin a tech startup and keep it on course? I have been asked this question many times and inspired me to write this piece. A start-up enters the market to launch products/services and achieving these goals requires planning and good management skills. Before launching a start-up, founders ...
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The Coronavirus crisis continues with companies and governments collaborating via modeling and tracking data to manage the pandemic. AI is helping by developing antibodies for COVID-19, repurposing drugs and creating structure predictions of the virus such as the Alpha System from Google’s Deep Mind. Amazon is boosting online shopping experiences ...
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The collaboration between tech giants and academics on COVID-19 is a welcome move as the pandemic continues to ravage people across the globe. From Italy, to Spain and the United States, COVID-19 is increasing with hospitals under strain because of excess patients. Businesses are announcing layoffs and working remotely is ...
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