An article in ChannelLiife out of Australia by Heather Wright shows the explosive growth of the IoT, completely disregarding any security hacks in recent news stories, like hackers taking control of a car, etc. I think this snapshot of the market in Australia is being repeated across the globe, including in developing regions. Retailers and CPG brands can ride this wave by leveraging new tools available today. Please take a quick read of the piece and share your thoughts here.
Wonder-ing out of the uncanny valley The “uncanny valley” is a phrase used to describe machines or systems that at the same time appear close to human, but elect a sense of revulsion rather than wonder. Creepy is another word that gets used. It is an old idea (first used by a Japanese roboticist working […]
In my last post (“A time of wonders“) I finished on the idea that “machines like HAL or Her are referred to as super-intelligent or as strong artificial intelligence…and that most experts agree that we are probably 60 years away from being able to create systems like that, but there are many wonders available to […]
Wonders indeed. Last year a man’s life was saved in Missouri when his Tesla car drove him to hospital on autopilot. It seems that every day we read headlines like that one: you could call it a time of wonders, and all of them seem to be the result of artificial intelligence or AI. It […]