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The fake news problem (and what to do about it)

John Riccio 14 Aug 2018 9 minutes

Can we trust the headlines anymore? The world is rife with inaccurate, biased and deliberately malicious fake news. While digital solutions attempt to stem the tide of misinformation, businesses need to pay attention to what’s below the fold.

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Opening the black box with explainable AI
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Opening the black box with explainable AI

Anand Rao Ilana Golbin 13 Aug 2018 11 minutes

Artificial intelligence forms the basis for customer recommendations and business decision making, but as it gets more complex its inner workings become harder to see, let alone understand. The need for explainable AI is critical for organisations to seize opportunities and reduce risks.

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Digital Pules: 1,2,3… Here comes the 4th Industrial Revolution
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1,2,3… Here comes the 4th Industrial Revolution

Gulandam Khan Dean Isreb 07 Aug 2018 8 minutes

The fourth industrial revolution is ramping up. But what is it, and how does it relate to the three that came before it? We take a look at Industry 4.0 and its predecessors to help business navigate the digital future.

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6 things technology companies need to know in 2018
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Six things technology companies need to know, 2018-2019

06 Aug 2018 6 minutes

Unicorns are frolicking and the tech giants are happily growing fatter across both sides of the Pacific, but are the risks of technology casting a foreboding shadow in the background? As the tech industry struggles with its own pace, here are six things it can do to remain ahead of the game.

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Staying silent: How voice assistants and the connected home depend on engaging trust
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Staying silent: Voice assistants and the need for trust

John Riccio 16 Jul 2018 10 minutes

Whether shopping, asking for directions or turning on the lights, voice assistants promise ease of use for consumers. But overcoming distrust and complexity will be necessary for the technology to go from gimmick to godsend.

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Digital Pulse: Opening up in the age of transparency
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Opening up in the age of transparency

Adnan Jaswal 04 Jun 2018 8 minutes

As society moves towards openness, traditional business models will increasingly become inefficient and untenable. From open data to open banking, companies need to open their minds to new ways of retaining a competitive edge.

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Video: Robots turn from cute to creepy in the uncanny valley

Amy Gibbs 15 Feb 2018 3 minutes

Robot pets with their big eyes and loving replication of affection are adorable, but when robots start to replicate human qualities, like doing backflips and sweat… the pendulum swings to creepy. But why? The answer lives in the mysterious ‘uncanny valley’.

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Artificially sweet: The dark side of AI

Amy Gibbs 05 Feb 2018 14 minutes

Artificial intelligence is extolled as a potential saviour to the world’s most complex problems. But with its promise it also brings concerns. Are they surmountable or will the robot apocalypse lead to the downfall of humankind?

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Report: 2017 Global Innovation 1000

04 Dec 2017 8 minutes

A global trend towards economic nationalism means some of the world’s biggest R&D spenders will need to find new innovation tricks in order to compete, PwC Strategy&’s annual survey predicts.

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