Chasing the Leaders

Everyone wants to cheer for the underdog. Whether in sports, academics, or conflict, the world loves to see a come-from-behind victory. It’s the stuff of movie plots and stage plays. But...
TPU

Tensor Processing Unit: A Chip Off the Old Block

These days everyone knows that NVIDIA is the leader in global production of graphics processing units (GPUs). The company is making the news this week after announcing remarkably higher earnings over...

Marketing and Data Management

We’ve all been at the counter of a store or at a favorite restaurant when the clerk or waiter asks us for our email address. For the most part, this is...
moon houses

Moon Houses and Contemporary Robotics

Imagine you need to build moon houses. That’s no small task. You’ll need construction systems in place, and people to do the work, as well as preformed materials, and all of...
Predicting Human Behavior

Predicting human behavior: AI and the Supreme Court

Predicting human behavior outcomes through artificial intelligence (AI) is tricky business, as any science fiction movie buff will tell you.  And that should be doubly true for humans in positions of...
Prosthetic Hands

Prosthetic Hands: Reach Out and Touch…Something

The English idiom is the direct result of the marketing efforts of AT&T, with the help of an iconic Diana Ross song in 1987. The phrase has since been used (not...
Cortana

Microsoft, Cortana and the Future of AI

AI is everywhere, and it’s presence is rapidly expanding. The capabilities of machine learning systems and the power of the computing in these systems for consumer usage is unprecedented. Microsoft is...
Amazon

Amazon Echo Look – Big Brother is Giving Fashion Advice

The rise of the artificial intelligence (AI) world sounds a bit Orwellian to the older generation. Computers that are watching you, keeping track of your movements, predicting your needs, and analyzing...
AI

AI and Manufacturing – Predicting the Future

In Back to the Future 2, Marty McFly was able to determine the outcome of future sporting events because he had been to the future and back again. But when it...

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