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Blog Posts: AI

Among my least lucrative, but most interesting jobs is being a “digital fellow” at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. There are often interesting developments happening there on the…
There is a growing crisis in the world of analytics and cognitive technologies, and as of yet there is no obvious solution. The crisis was created by a spate of…
While humans may be ahead of computers in the ability to create strategy today, we shouldn’t be complacent about our dominance.“Within the next five years, how will technology change the…
Anesthesiologists’ jobs look safer than radiologists’ jobs. Here’s why.In H. G. Wells’s classic The War of the Worlds, the narrator pauses a moment to rue the fact that he didn’t…
The number of sophisticated cognitive technologies that might be capable of cutting into the need for human labor is expanding rapidly. But linking these offerings to an organization’s business needs…
It’s pretty clear that smart machines—computers and robots that can digest information, make recommendations and decisions, and take informed actions—are going to be a significant factor in the workplace of…
On December 10, I helped facilitate the International Institute for Analytics webinar to announce our analytics predictions for 2015. I will provide additional commentary on several of the predictions that…
After reading the interesting story about Edward Snowden in Wired, and I can’t quite figure out what I think of the man. He seems neither the patriot that James Bamford…
Let’s explore a topic that has the potential to really disrupt the analytics and data visualization space if it comes to fruition. That topic is immersive intelligence, which is a…