Gartner’s 100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2021 report

100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2021 — from Gartner From DSC: I just wanted to include some excerpts (see below) from Gartner’s 100 Data […]

4 items re: artificial intelligence/cognitive computing

Ginni Rometty on the End of Programming — from bloomberg.com by Megan Murphy The IBM chief dares to imagine what Watson will be when it […]

Teachers can now use IBM’s Watson to search for free lesson plans [Noonoo]

Teachers can now use IBM’s Watson to search for free lesson plans — from edsurge.com by Stephen Noonoo Excerpt: IBM’s famous Watson computing system—which defeated […]

“A survey of 3,000 execs reveals how businesses succeed with AI” + “IBM & MIT to pursue joint research in AI”

A survey of 3,000 executives reveals how businesses succeed with AI — from hbr.org by Jacques Bughin, Brian McCarthy, Michael Chui Excerpt: The buzz over […]

Chatbot “Bobbot” has driven 1000’s of potential leads, 10% increase in converting visitors to students

Codify Academy Taps IBM Cloud with Watson to Design Cognitive Chatbot — from finance.yahoo.com Chatbot “Bobbot” has driven thousands of potential leads, 10 percent increase […]

What a future, powerful, global learning platform will look & act like [Christian]

Learning from the Living [Class] Room: A vision for a global, powerful, next generation learning platform By Daniel Christian NOTE: Having recently lost my Senior […]

A “first of its kind” using blockchain’s digital ledger technology [Barlyn]

AIG teams with IBM to use blockchain for ‘smart’ insurance policy — from reuters.com by Suzanne Barlyn Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Insurer American International Group Inc […]

World’s first available independent translation earpiece, powered by AI to be in the hands of consumers by July

Australian start-up taps IBM Watson to launch language translation earpiece — from prnewswire.com World’s first available independent translation earpiece, powered by AI to be in […]

Microsoft’s new Invoke speaker will offer 360-degree speakers, Skype calling, & smart home control all through voice commands.

Microsoft Cortana-Powered Speaker Challenges Amazon’s Echo With Skype Calls — from foxbusiness.com by y Jay Greene Excerpt: Microsoft Corp. is hoping to challenge Amazon.com Inc.’s […]

“The Enterprise Gets Smart” + AI principles from the 2017 Asilomar Conference

The Enterprise Gets Smart Companies are starting to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to bolster customer experience, improve security and optimize operations. Excerpt: […]

Imagine the possibilities here! A cognitive-enabled interactive whiteboard that uses voice recognition, takes notes/actions, & translates languages!

(Below emphasis via DSC) IBM and Ricoh have partnered for a cognitive-enabled interactive whiteboard which uses IBM’s Watson intelligence and voice technologies to support voice […]

“59 impressive things artificial intelligence can do today” + 7 other items re: artificial intelligence, machine learning, & deep learning

59 impressive things artificial intelligence can do today — from businessinsider.com by Ed Newton-Rex Excerpt: But what can AI do today? How close are we […]

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