Alphabet is taking artificial intelligence seriously and this can be seen in the chopping and churning that happening in Google's AI unit. As per reports, Carnegie Mellon's Andrew Moore will join Google Cloud as the new head of AI later this year, as current leader Fei Fei Li returns to Stanford. Andrew Moore is the very famous, highly regarded dean of computer science at … [Read more...] about Carnegie Mellon’s Andrew Moore to join Google Cloud as new head of AI later this year
Blair Levin and Larry Downes provide an article explaining why even in failing, Google Fiber changed the nature of competition in internet infrastructure and accelerated incumbent broadband investments by years on Harvard Business Review : In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering … [Read more...] about Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure
Busting The Myths And Understanding The True Potential Of Blockchain There has been much excitement about the disruptive potential of blockchain technology, but there is also much confusion. Some people think blockchain is used only with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies or that it’s only used to enable nefarious, anonymous online transactions. In reality, blockchain is one of … [Read more...] about Blockchain myths, AMD’s future plans, Apple’s September launch, Alphabet’s China obstacles, Leveraging IoT for business
The recent demonstration of Google Duplex by CEO Sundar Pichai has grabbed the world’s attention. The demo shows a pre-recorded, and supposedly realtime, interaction between an experimental Google voice assistant, called Google Duplex, interacting with a receptionist at a hair salon and having a back-and-forth conversation to book an appointment. Other demos linked on the … [Read more...] about Google Duplex and the Problem with the Turing Test
The short answer to the above question is “no”. But let’s get into the specifics. Clearly for many companies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the range of Cognitive Technologies are strategic to their businesses and organizations. Indeed, for many companies, AI is as fundamentally important to their long-term well being as their IT organizations and finances. So, if you have a … [Read more...] about Do Companies Need a Chief AI Officer (CAIO)?