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Why virtual, augmented, and mixed reality are the 4th wave of tech

Posted in Online on 15th Jul, 2016 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
PC, internet, and mobile were the first three waves, and each was faster, larger, and more disruptive than the last.
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+24

Tutors become part of the app culture

Posted in Online on 14th Jun, 2016 07:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Tutoring is one the world's oldest professions, but even a vocation so entrenched cannot escape the rising "Uberisation" of daily life.
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+45

Google adds US Cellular to Project Fi, available on Nexus phones

Posted in Online on 9th Jun, 2016 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Project Fi phones switch between T-Mobile, Sprint, and Wi-Fi networks depending on which connection is strongest at any given moment.
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+22

Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers

Posted in Online on 9th Jun, 2016 11:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple will for the first time lower its App Store commission on one condition: if an app can retain a subscriber for over a year, the revenue split will be 85/15.
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+23

Would you trust a bot? Conversational commerce depends on it

Posted in Online on 6th Jun, 2016 07:07 PM
by AlexMuller
As AI technology improves, the number of scenarios where a human needs to take over to answer questions will decrease.
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+26

Ray Kurzweil is building a chatbot for Google

Posted in Online on 28th May, 2016 07:34 PM
by AlexMuller
At a recent exponential technology conference Kurzweil says he and his team at Google are building a chatbot, and that it will be released sometime later this year.
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+38

Google reports trillions of mobile searches per year, adds more location-based features to AdWords

Posted in Online on 25th May, 2016 05:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The competition for mobile advertising dollars that exists between Facebook and Google is about to become even more fierce.
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+24

Google’s summer plan: To become the OS of your life

Posted in Online on 24th May, 2016 11:54 AM
by AlexMuller
By leveraging AI and natural interaction, Google intends to be the OS of your life
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+32

Update for Oculus Rift won't let you port exclusive games to Vive

Posted in Online on 22nd May, 2016 11:32 AM
by AlexMuller
VR fans are showing their frustration at Facebook's anti-consumer business practices.
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+24

Google I/O 2016: The recap of everything you need to know

Posted in Online on 21st May, 2016 05:21 PM
by AlexMuller
It's been a packed three days of announcements, demos, and teasers.
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+10

Google Thinks You’re Ready to Converse with Computers

Posted in Online on 20th May, 2016 11:18 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Assistant will be launched in the company’s mobile search apps, installed on more than a billion smartphones.
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+41

Intel is going all in to enable 50 billion 5G connected internet of things devices by 2020

Posted in Online on 17th May, 2016 10:31 PM
by AlexMuller
CEO Brian Krzanich said Intel would be focusing on the Internet of Things, cloud and 5G as part of the new 'virtuous cycle of growth'.
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Google to Developers: Here's How to Stop Making Dumb Chatbots

Posted in Online on 15th May, 2016 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Understanding language is incredibly difficult for computers because language is often ambiguous.
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+28

Google open-sources SyntaxNet, natural-language understanding for TensorFlow

Posted in Online on 13th May, 2016 10:18 PM
by AlexMuller
Google uses deep learning for image recognition and speech recognition, and now it’s showing gains in language understanding.
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+27

Artificial intelligence course creates AI teaching assistant

Posted in Online on 10th May, 2016 06:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Jill Watson is a virtual teaching assistant. She was one of nine teaching assistants in an AI online course. And none of the students guessed she wasn't a human.
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+37

Key trends in the evolution of intelligent assistance

Posted in Online on 29th Apr, 2016 07:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Personal assistants and software bots have enjoyed significant buzz in recent months. New assistants are launched every week.
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