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Sears Integrates Alexa in Appliances, Sells on Amazon
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Sears Integrates Alexa in Appliances, Sells on Amazon

Have noted earlier that GE is also integrating voice control on appliances.  In Adage: Sears to Integrate Alexa Into Appliances and Start Selling on AmazonShares...

Amazon Spark Crowdsources Advertising?
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Amazon Spark Crowdsources Advertising?

Amazon takes another step forward.  I would imagine this will also emerge on the new Amazon Show screen as well.  A crowdsourcing of advertising to enthusiastic...

Analytics Magazine
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Analytics Magazine

The latest analytics Magazine from Informs.    A practically oriented view of how analytics can be used in business today.   Industry News and Articles.

Limitations of Machine Learning
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Limitations of Machine Learning

Just the introductory paragraphs to post in the Keras Blog.   Worth following.   Useful statement of limitations,  on both narrow aspects of deep learning, andThe...

Game Theory for Competitive Strategy
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Game Theory for Competitive Strategy

A favorite topic for corporate strategy considerations, but as we discovered, somewhat hard to apply in realistic circumstances.   Especially for competitive interactions...

How Alibaba Works with Retail Data
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How Alibaba Works with Retail Data

Via O'Reilly.How Alibaba does retail dataWhat does it take to compete in a global market in which retail and the cloud are increasingly intertwined? Alibaba says...

IBM And Automation Anywhere Partner to Produce BPM Bots
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IBM And Automation Anywhere Partner to Produce BPM Bots

I had been wondering for some time how IBM might be integrating business process management (BPM) and their cognitive methods to approach improving real business...

Min Basadur's Simple Question
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Min Basadur's Simple Question

A former colleague of mine at Procter & Gamble,  Min Basadur's work is described.   Clever and very simple use of the question  "How Might we ... ?"  is mentioned...

Apple Journals its AI/Machine Learning Efforts
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Apple Journals its AI/Machine Learning Efforts

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work  : Sorry, it’s a ‘Journal’   by James Vincent@jjvincent in theVerge:" ... The company’s new website,...

Claude Shannon
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Claude Shannon

Great to see this article about Claude Shannon, who is little mentioned these days, but truly was a key element of understanding the value of knowledge in systems...

Google Glass Better for Business Applications
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Google Glass Better for Business Applications

To put it simply,  Google Glass just looks more business-like than Augmented Reality Goggles.  It at least implies that you are still attached to solving problems...

CMO's Preparing for the Future
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CMO's Preparing for the Future

Former colleague of mine is interviewed. Business, now more than ever, is about prediction.How CMOs Can Prepare For The Future: A Q&A With 'Predicting The Turn'...

On the Business of AI
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On the Business of AI

Right now, for the second time in a long career, am involved directly in making AI part of a business.  So was struck by this view.HBR:   On the business of AI....

Multisensor Interfaces Reference
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Multisensor Interfaces Reference

Of technical interest: Announcing: The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces: Foundations, User Modeling, and Common Modality Combinations. Volume 1Eeditors...

Towards Innovation Cultures
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Towards Innovation Cultures

Amazon, 3M, and Google All Have This Invisible AdvantageThese five steps can help any organization gain an unseen edge over the competition.By Soren Kaplan    @sorenkaplan...

Best Buy Wants to Install Smart Homes
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Best Buy Wants to Install Smart Homes

Recall that Amazon just also announced a smart home consultation service, apparently aimed at getting their devices installed.  Probably a requirement for typical...

Jumping Robotics
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Jumping Robotics

A small scale, jumping robot.  Quite impressive in details and related efforts.Salto-1P Is the Most Amazing Jumping Robot We've Ever Seen,   By Evan Ackerman Salto...

Lucy from Equals 3
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Lucy from Equals 3

An example of Watson AI.Superpower your marketing process with Lucy Pull deep insights from piles of customer data. Make genius decisions. Compress months of work...

Multiple Selves vs Better Bots
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Multiple Selves vs Better Bots

In Linkedin: 'Multiple Selves,' Not Better Bots, Is AI's 'Personal Productivity' FuturePublished on April 3, 2017 Featured in: Big Ideas & Innovation, Productivity...

EBay Looks at AI
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EBay Looks at AI

We had some interactions with eBay in their early days.  Now Forbes does a quick look at how they are aiming to use AI methods to produce better focused personalized...
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