Innovation

CIMON SAYS… flies, feels, sees, hears, sings in space

You may remember that I wrote about the CIMON, Watson AI-powered assistant that could help the astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS), to perform experiments and to socialize a little, too. Now that was CIMON-1.  CIMON-1 has retired and like any other astronaut, CIMON-1 will now spend his retirement, performing at events and in […]

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The Mayflower’s AI Captain goes to sea

A prototype of the Mayflower’s AI Captain will soon take to the water on a manned vessel – the Plymouth Quest – a research ship owned and operated by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory in the UK. It will be managed by the Watson-powered ‘AI Captain’, which will enable the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) to self-navigate […]

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Industriens Pension infuse AI to transform customer service

Industriens Pension, a labor market pension scheme for Danish Industrial Employees, continuously seek to improve their advisory services and overall customer experience. Recently, they have put two new initiatives into action to utilize the new opportunities within artificial intelligence (AI) that rapidly evolve. With the Roberta Chatbot they can now serve customers 24/7 when and where needed. The […]

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What problems could quantum computers solve?

You may have heard that quantum computers have the ability to solve problems that were previously unimaginable to overcome. Problems that cannot be addressed by classical computers. But what kind of problems is that? In the video below, Katie Pizzolato (Director, IBM Quantum Partner Research) outlines some of them, including sustainability issues and fundamental scientific questions […]

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RPA and Intelligent Automation: Why establish an Automation Center of Excellence?

Through my various roles at IBM, I have had the pleasure of meeting a wide variety of Nordic clients on a regular basis. Common for all of them = On a quest to add value in an ever changing digital era. Value is determined by assessing current performance, together with the future potential. That means executives are on a […]

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IBM’s five predictions: How AI will evolve in 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) have experienced groundbreaking scientific advances in recent years. The development has been wide-ranging, thus it includes everything from significant improvements in processing power and computational efficiency to new insights into language, deep learning and object identification. IBM have been leaders in AI research for several decades and have helped push many of […]

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The world’s most accurate weather forecasting system

No one is immune to the weather. Increasingly volatile, weather drives the decisions we make each day and can take thousands of lives and cost billions in economic value each year. Having access to accurate and reliable weather information is increasingly important as the number of severe weather events continues to rise. However, global forecasts […]

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Quantum computing explained so even kids understand

Quantum computing explained so even kids understand Quantum computing is buzzing these days. However, it is a very complex topic to understand – even for experienced tech professionals, professors and the brightest students. I have experienced this myself during the last few years when speaking about quantum computing at several conferences and universities. The technology […]

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Presenting the Mayflower Autonomous Ship: To resolve ocean plastics research obstacles

Every day, hundreds of articles about the tech industry’s favorite buzzwords are published. They are addressing topics from Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cognitive Computing to Quantum Computing and Blockchain. But only a few of them are concerned around solving the problems that face society as a whole. Instead, the objectives of the articles are […]

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