Category Archive: AI

The Flipside of the IoT: The New Hardware Movement

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By now you have probably heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how connecting everything, everywhere is going to revolutionise our lives. But IoT is, in fact, part of a larger revolution:… Continue reading

Google Search Is Getting Smarter

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The news that Google’s head of AI, John Giannandrea, will take over from Amit Singhal as head of search (who is retiring), is a clear indication of where the internet colossus is headed.… Continue reading

Deep Learning the Key to Advanced AI

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While chess, Scrabble, Jeopardy! and Othello have been mastered by computers using artificial intelligence, one game has eluded developers – the 2,500-year-old ancient Chinese game of Go. Recently top AI experts said that… Continue reading

Ads Created by Intelligent Machines?

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AI (Artificial Intelligence) is being spoken and written about just about everywhere, as machines learn more about human speech and behaviour. The next frontier that is being broached is creativity. Already Associated Press… Continue reading

AI the Future of Ecommerce

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One of the biggest buzzwords of  2016 is undoubtedly going to be ‘Artificial Intelligence’. Where we are going to see this most profoundly is in retail, at least at first, but all marketers… Continue reading

The Future According to The Zuck

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Mark Zuckerberg, the name that launched a billion cat photos, has some firm ideas about 2016, and where Facebook is heading from there and into the future. Think Artificial Intelligence (to better understand what… Continue reading

Robotics as Education Tool as Design Tool

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FundiBots, a Uganda-based organisation is using robotics training in schools to inspire young Ugandans to be the designers, makers and innovators of the future. The project uses Arduino boards and encourages students to… Continue reading

Matchmaker, Matchmaker…

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In much the same way that OKCupid and Match.com promise to help singles find their perfect match, data-centric tools such as Sortlist claim to help marketers find their “soul mate” agency. These platforms… Continue reading