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!
The World Economic Forum has named QuintessenceLabs one of their Tech Pioneers for 2018!QuintessenceLabs joins a prestigious list of previous awardees such as Google, Spotify, Twitter, AirBnB and Atlassian. This year's pioneers were chosen based on their innovative breakthroughs and creative solutions to many different global challenges. QuintessenceLabs was selected for their … [Read more...] about QuintessenceLabs is Named a Tech Pioneer for 2018
Have you ever dreamed of the day where your car could drive for itself freeing you to do other things, such as reading, catching up on emails, watching a movie, or sleeping rather than focus on the road while in the car? Automotive manufacturers and transportation technology vendors are rapidly progressing us to that goal. Indeed, we discuss that “Autonomous Everything” is one … [Read more...] about How Autonomous Vehicles Fit into our AI-Enabled Future
Here are some of the AI related topics we are tracking: Facebook is buying UK’s Bloomsbury AI to ramp up natural language tech in London Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook is trying hard to become transparent after the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal. It took another step in that direction by deciding to buy London-based natural language processing startup Bloomsbury AI. … [Read more...] about AI Continues To Move Into Mainstream
The following are some of the key cybersecurity and cyberwar topics we are following: Facebook Gave Data Access to Chinese Firm Flagged by U.S. Intelligence The social media giant is in trouble again for sharing sensitive user data with Chinese smartphone makers. The US authorities have found that Facebook has had data-sharing partnerships with Huawei, Lenovo, Oppo, and TCL … [Read more...] about Some of the biggest compromises of your information are by design, you just don’t know it