AI is the future but many executives fear the explaining of use of AI in their businesses to the regulators. A new study by IBM reveals that as many as 60% of 5,000 polled execs say they're concerned with explaining, in order to meet regulatory standards, how AI is using data, up from 29% in 2016. Most of these executives have concerns about transparency and ethics in … [Read more...] about Tech Giants Launch New AI Tools as Worries Mount About Explainability
Alphabet's Chronicle has now launched VirusTotal Enterprise, a business version of its free offering that, it says, increases malware search speed by 100 times. Google owner Alphabet in January unveiled Chronicle as the latest offering with VirusTotal malware scanning tool that Google bought in 2012. VirusTotal is essentially a search engine for malware and other malicious … [Read more...] about Alphabet’s Chronicle launches VirusTotal Enterprise and visual redesign
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)?
Ever since the launch of Amazon’s Echo device in 2014, its seems that every month brings a new development in dedicated devices that process voice commands and perform actions. However, what exactly are these devices? The popular media calls them “smart speakers” or “voice assistants” or “intelligent personal assistants”, but these words describe very different concepts. A … [Read more...] about Smart Speakers? Meh. Intelligent Assistants? Yeah!