robotics

Hot insurance sessions at IBM Think 2019

With such a great lineup of education and activities for insurance leaders at IBM Think from February 12-15  in San Francisco this year, planning your agenda will be tough. While there is a great array of insurance-specific sessions from which to choose, the sessions below are highly recommended. These sessions include insurance leaders in auto, […]

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Random Thoughts: Insurance Geekiness

Last year, I started to put up some random links and thoughts, which will continue unregularly. Today, it’s Watson edition: A Japanese company will start selling an empathetic robot called Pepper this summer. If that wasn’t cool enough, they are adding Watson technology to enable it to learn and provide more realistic, human-like responses. Pepper […]

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More on robots

It’s a busy time right now between presenting to clients and finishing up the next study, so for today I’d just like to post a few links that add to some of the previous posts: I talked about how self-driving cars change the nature of risk last week. Here is an article why these cars […]

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Robots and the nature of risk

Facebook buys Oculus, a manufacturer of VR headsets. Google buys Nest (connected thermostats) and Boston Dynamics (autonomous robots). Amazon and DHL are developing drones for delivery. What do all of these things have in common? All of these companies are placing big bets on technologies for a connected world; technologies that need a lot of […]

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