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Here’s a reality check for AI in the enterprise

When Slack introduced its new Enterprise Grid product in January, it pledged to bring “much of the same day-to-day Slack experience that users have come to know and love” to large organizations. Similarly, CRM...

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough. Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to...

Can contests really generate improved machine learning?

Think you know the price of your home better than Zillow does? There might be a $1 million prize for those who can use AI prove it. The Zestimate score was launched in 2006 to...

Saving Elephants from Poaching using AI: Neurala is Doing it

A centuries-old problem that has affected nearly every region on Earth is about to get a high-tech solution. Artificial intelligence company Neurala is using machine learning coupled with cameras and drones to put a stop...

A Strategist’s Guide to AI: How long before your company is affected?

Jeff Heepke knows where to plant corn on his 4,500-acre farm in Illinois because of artificial intelligence (AI). He uses a smartphone app called Climate Basic, which divides Heepke’s farmland (and, in fact, the entire continental...

Bad bots do good: Random artificial intelligence helps people coordinate

Unpredictable artificial intelligence (AI) doesn’t sound like a good thing. But a new study shows that computers that behave randomly can push us to better coordinate our actions with others and accomplish tasks more...

Google I/O 2017: Everything important that Google announced

At Google’s 2017 I/O keynote today, CEO Sundar Pichai introduced new products and shared more information about the company’s “AI first” future. Here’s a running list of what happened that matters. Google is rethinking “all”...

CrowdStrike, the firm investigating Russian hacks, raised $100M, now valued around $1B

The business of hacking has dealt a huge blow to our democracy, not to mention a plethora of organizations and individuals, and our collective sense of sanity. One silver lining, however, has been that it...

Your next job interview could be with a recruiter bot

San Francisco-based Mya Systems has developed an AI recruiter that can evaluate resumes, schedule and conduct applicant screenings, and even congratulate you on your first day of work. Short for "my assistant," Mya chats with...

Why Automation and AI are Cool, Until They’re Not

Every day, there's more news about automation, machine learning and AI. Already, some vendors are touting their ability to replace salespeople and even data scientists. Interestingly, the very people promoting these technologies aren't necessarily...

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