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This article was originally published to the Nokia blog by Timo Similä on December 28, 2018. The influence of the AI wave is being felt everywhere. Unimaginable challenges are becoming feasible to address and efficiencies are already being achieved in many areas from chatbots to product market analysis. On the other hand,... Read More
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The digital revolution is changing how we live and work. Headlines like these are causing people to panic: “How the robots will take your job and kill the economy” (Fast Company, 2015) “Automation could kill 73 million U.S. jobs by 2030” (USA Today, 2017) “Job loss from AI? There’s more... Read More
It took us a decade to see how social media could be used against us. Almost as long to question why we’re always staring into our glowing rectangles instead of exploring the world with our own eyes. And now we’re wondering how artificial intelligence will change the way decisions big... Read More
AR home decor furniture
Whether your knowledge of augmented reality (AR) begins and ends with adding bunny noses to your face during video chats, or you’ve spent endless hours virtually furnishing your living room, one thing’s for certain – augmented reality is having a moment. Using our smartphones and other devices to interact with... Read More
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No more sticking out your tongue and saying “ah”; snapping a selfie and sending it off to a website or submitting it through an app might be enough for a medical diagnosis. Artificial intelligence is starting to hit its stride in the healthcare industry. Instead of worrying that doctors and... Read More
We Speak Music Reeps One
“Everything that you think is possible with the voice is not the limit.” That’s Harry Yeff, also known as Reeps One, a world-renowned, award-winning beatboxer and visual and audio artist. Harry Yeff (aka Reeps One) is an artist-in-residence at Nokia Bell Labs’ Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) program. The... Read More
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From the moment we wake up in the morning to the time we throw our heads back down on our pillows at night, we’re organizing our lives into little quantifiable bits; counting how many days until an upcoming vacation, marking down important dates, managing household budgets – the list goes... Read More
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If you’ve ever wanted to convince your friends you can dance like Ariana Grande or Drake, or fly like Superman, now you can. Just stick your face on the dancing superstar or aerobatic superhero and run it through deepfake software like FakeApp. Deepfake is like Photoshop, except instead of editing... Read More
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Facial recognition technology, like so many other capabilities of the digital age, is improving at a blinding clip. Companies are working to build smarter and more accurate programs based on deep learning and algorithms to identify people quickly in the name of security. China set out several years ago to... Read More
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is influencing everything from photography to gaming, home entertainment, education and autonomous vehicles. AI is also reinventing the way we shop. AI has the potential to impact many industries, from healthcare to manufacturing. The University of Waterloo is just one of many companies and institutions that has... Read More

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