Rev. Billy Graham once stated, “when used correctly tech could do wonderful things” Observer Technology is reimagining habits for worship and for the worshipper. Vendors now offer mobile apps, social media and websites for the faithful. For example, traveling Catholics can access apps or the Internet to locate nearby services. www.masstimes.org Vendor’s offerings, such as, Subsplash (community engagement) and Tithe.ly (online giving) and Pushpay, enable secure automation for many administrative and management tasks. In doing so, Big Data is now part of doing business as a place of worship. Data is collected on attendees and members’ activities, especially, if a multi-site or mega place of worship. How will…
On 27 and 28 March 2019, at PwC’s Risk Summit in Boston, PwC senior leaders and consultants in the risk assurance and consulting practices shared with their clients and over three dozen industry analysts their vision of how digital technologies are transforming both risk management and business performance.
PART 1: Background for Healthcare Changes “Per World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org) expect rapid change and unprecedented opportunity. That ushers in a golden era of innovation in healthcare”.
Could a future application one day help people get along with one another at work? A story about a meeting from the future The time is 8:25 AM on a workday, years from now. We join the weekly global team video-conference underway at a successful consumer-products company. I’ll spare you the busy agenda, but point out some novel highlights from your meeting:
The social impact of Artificial Intelligence hinges on the potential it has for both competition and collaboration with the human world. If left to develop unchecked its impact can be far-reaching and deeply destabilising. Maybe we should look before we leap, and consider the consequences of letting these new, more powerful and more autonomous machines loose on our world?
Drone-as-a-service (DaaS) offerings are third party based unmanned aerial systems or vehicles that use embedded systems (hardware and software) to capture and analyze data for others.
Part 2: The emotional hurdle AI systems lack anything even remotely like our emotional systems. How are they going to successfully co-exist and interact with the humans around them?
Is AI ready to compete with humans? The world is complex and unpredictable but our natural intelligence is surprisingly good at coping with reality’s twists and turns. Can AI do the same?
When I first got involved with Artificial Intelligence I was a young and somewhat naive Machine Translation researcher in the early 1980’s. At that time, AI was already going through its second round of big expectations.
Reading time: 4:30. There’s an Easter Rabbit hiding in plain sight in MIT Technology Review’s AI flow chart Anthropomorphizing When you talk about a thing or animal as if it were human, you’re anthropomorphizing. The Easter Bunny is an anthropomorphized rabbit. Net: Avoid, shun, be hypercritical of anthropomorphic thinking in general (and related to AI in particular) unless you are a: Philosopher Creative Entertainer Researcher (in areas such as biology, psychology or computer science) Let’s get real Real rabbits are not very much like the Easter Bunny. I live part of the year on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. In my town, there are wild Coyotes. Would it make sense…