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In the past few years, Artificial Intelligence has been one of the technologies that are growing fast and disrupting almost every sector. Implementation of AI is very vital in defining future growth in various industries and manufacturing will be the most impacted on the industry. Countries and several businesses across the globe have been trying to develop...
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China which is the most populous nation in the world has set its sight on becoming the world’s leading economy. The Southeast Asia country is equally keen on becoming a leader in artificial intelligence in the world. AI will be vital in the next decade in transforming and enhancing the economic growth of most countries. China wants...
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A great proportion of the world population comprises of millennial and Gen-Z who are spearheading the shift in trends. One of the emerging trends in the Digital Lending marketplace where with just a click one can get a loan. Despite the higher cost of capital, the digital lending market place is enticing because of customized lending proSingapore...
Elon Musk at TED 2017. Photo by: Steve Jurvetson.
The World Artificial Intelligence Conference, in Shenzhen China, was the epicenter, where two brilliant minds battle it out on what is at stake with artificial intelligence revolution. Jack Ma, the tech billionaire behind Alibaba and Tesla CEO and tech enthusiast Elon Musk, shared the stage as they echoed the potential benefits and consequences of the revolutionary technology.
Almost all of Carnegie Mellon University as seen from the Cathedral of Learning, in Pittsburgh. At Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science, a more intimate and personal connection is held to the study of Artificial Intelligence due to the legacy of researchers and professors Herbert Simon and Allen Newell. Photo by: Zox Cleb.
Artificial Intelligence Revolution Artificial Intelligence is slowly taking over given its ability to enhance efficiency in various operations. Increased automation, thanks to the machine learning technology, is gradually becoming a reality. Amidst the transformation, there have been concerns that the technology could render many people jobless. However, that appears not to be the case.
Cyberport is a business park in Hong Kong consisting of four office buildings, a hotel, and a retail entertainment complex. It is owned and managed by Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited which is wholly owned by the Hong Kong SAR Government. Photo by: Krystalho.
Smart cities are built around IoT Artificial Intelligence is a technology whose time has come and it is making the most out of it. Perhaps most people get to here AI in relations to robots but this technology extends far and wide. Coupled with the Internet of Things (IoT), AI is transforming cities into...
Autonomous Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan undergoing testing in Los Altos, California. Photo by: Dllu.
As the world becomes digital, artificial intelligence is no longer something in the distant future. It's a technology present in our daily lives in more ways than we can imagine. But what does artificial intelligence mean? According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, Artificial intelligence (AI), is the ability of a digital computer...
Harry Novic, CEO & Co-Founder at Rocky.AI. Photo courtesy: ytimg.com
The advent of AI Coaching Coaching is an important aspect of our daily lives as it helps in offering guidance and support to individuals. Coaches can engage clients online through video calls in micro-learning sessions and gamification which is effective and offers clients adequate content. Artificial Intelligence coaching works...
9 July 2018; Speakers, from left, Anson Bailey, KPMG, Kevin Jacques, Visa, Michael Xue, Lenovo Capital & Incubator Group, Nina Zhou, Swiss Re, and Donald Lacey, Ping An Insurance, take a selfie during Venture prior to the start of RISE 2018 at HKEx in Hong Kong. Photo by Stephen McCarthy / RISE via Sportsfile
Artificial Intelligence Market Size Artificial Intelligence is billed as the next big thing for a good reason. The revolutionary technology is already having an impact on how companies operate, going as far as affecting people’s way of life. AI-powered tech is slowly gaining prominence from the auto industry to powering operations in tech giants...
Sophia, Hanson Robotics Ltd. speaking at the AI for GOOD Global Summit, ITU, Geneva, Switzerland, 7 - 9 June, 2017. Photo by: ITU/R.Farrell
AI is huge. According to an International Data Corporation (IDC) spending guide, worldwide spending on AI systems should clock $35.8 billion by yearend 2019. This is a 44% increase compared to the figure for 2018. As per IDC, the retail industry is the biggest beneficiary of the AI software. This article explores how firms will generate money...
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Smartphone saturation is one of the biggest headwind facing handset manufacturers around the world. Simply put, everyone who wants a smartphone has one. For that reason, manufacturers must differentiate their products and give consumers a reason to invest in new smartphones. increasedSmartphone saturation is one of the biggest headwind facing handset manufacturers around the world. ...
An aquatic soft robot, inspired by a lionfish and designed by James Pikul, former postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Rob Shepherd. Photo by: Cornell.edu.
For the longest time, robots have been essential, even as developers tried to make them more human in the way they operate. Fast forward researchers at Cornell University have demystified this thought by going a notch higher and coming up with a robotic fish that tries to mimic how spiders initiate movements. Robotic Fish

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