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Blockchain and Utilities
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Blockchain and Utilities

Blockchain in Power industry.How Utilities Are Using Blockchain to Modernize the GridJames Basden, Michael Cottrell" .... Blockchain has grabbed the attention of...

Is Intelligence Built Up from Basic Skills?
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Is Intelligence Built Up from Basic Skills?

Which virtual assistant will ultimately win the race?   Will it be a matter of having third party vendors building the best  'intelligent skills'  to make themCWorld...

Data Issues and Analytics
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Data Issues and Analytics

Seen it now many times, sometimes to where the results would be irrelevant if we waited for perfect data.    But to me this still does not mean we should ignore...

New Scale in City Advertising
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New Scale in City Advertising

In the BBC:How giant digital adverts could soon be in our cities   By Mark SmithTechnology of Business reporterPassers-by on a London street were recently amazed...

More WalMart and Amazon by the Numbers
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More WalMart and Amazon by the Numbers

Insightful numbers and visuals:Supply Chain News: Walmart and Amazon by the Numbers 2017 Part 2More Analysis from Our Annual Review of the World's Two Most Important...

On Embedded Blog Links
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On Embedded Blog Links

I was reminded by a recent query that links that are embedded in posts in this blog may not always work. The history of this blog goes back to 2005, and so especially...

Miller Tries Voice/Push Button Beer Ordering
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Miller Tries Voice/Push Button Beer Ordering

Voice and push-button ordering expands ...In Adage:  Push-Button Beer Ordering? Miller Lite Gives It a Try   By E.J. Schultz." ....  MillerCoors is giving lazyThe...

How Machine Learning is Used at Google
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How Machine Learning is Used at Google

Video via O'Reilly:Machine learning at GoogleRob Craft shares some of the ways machine learning is being used inside of Google. ...  

Nest Protect Expands on IFTTT
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Nest Protect Expands on IFTTT

Today an update of IFTTT capabilities for interacting with Nest-Protect sensor devices in the home. IFTTT lets you add layers of simple intelligence to the smart...

Retail Implications for Alexa on iPhone
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Retail Implications for Alexa on iPhone

Seems it just increases choice and lets competition play out. May well drive Siri to more shopping options as well.  Asking for trivia does not pay out.   I would...

Rallying Around Common Goals
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Rallying Around Common Goals

A most important topic,  even more so today in our heavily interacting world.   Focus.Podcast:   In Knowledge@WhartonMeaningful Work: What Leaders Can Learn from...

Google Maps Location Sharing
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Google Maps Location Sharing

Google Maps Location Sharing is being rolled out.  Google had a service like this some time ago, that allowed you to very selectively share your instantaneous location...

Amazon Powers Prime Now with Alexa Voice
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Amazon Powers Prime Now with Alexa Voice

Still wondering how broadly this will increase shopping volume, and the degree to a which voice channel convenience will influence this.   Essentially providesIn...

Customer Engagement in the Cognitive Era
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Customer Engagement in the Cognitive Era

Watson Customer Engagement  Watson Marketing. Watson Commerce. Watson Supply ChainEvery touchpoint is an opportunity to engage customers. Are you ready? WatsonUnder...

Companies Leading the AI Revolution
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Companies Leading the AI Revolution

An interesting piece, with a number of players I just heard of.In KDNuggets:     By Thuy T. Pham, U. of Sydney. .... We detail the list of top 50 companies in Artificial...

Smartphone Mechanics
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Smartphone Mechanics

Good thoughts.  Don't know how practical this is of yet,  but it maps out what standards and capabilities exist today.   A good starting point for using your phone...

Issues of Face Recognition
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Issues of Face Recognition

Had always thought that bio face recognition would make us more secure.  But improvements in AI based systems may change this.It's time to face the ugly reality...

Walmart Incubates Buzzword Solutions
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Walmart Incubates Buzzword Solutions

Giving it more direct access to rapidly emerging technologies.Walmart is opening its own tech incubator in Silicon ValleyThe retail giant wants to get a foothold...

IBM Does Commercial Bockchains
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IBM Does Commercial Bockchains

Broad group of uses for the enterprise.IBM Goes Live With First Commercial BlockchainsMichael del Castillo (@DelRayMan) |Tech giant IBM is set to unveil what it's...

More on Samsung Bixby Assistants
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More on Samsung Bixby Assistants

With backstory, and an indication of Samsung's considerable investment into AI.   Plus integration into more devices.  Seems a competitive position as advisoryGalaxy...
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