human robot interaction
A new artificial intelligence (AI) arms race is underway. Led by software giants like Google and Facebook in the United States and Baidu and Tencent in China, AI is provoking a technological revolution that is fundamentally different from revolutions of the past. Ownership and control of AI and machine learning... 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
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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
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From finding breaking news to tackling healthcare efficiencies, artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing pretty well every business vertical. AI can provide appointment reminders and organize access to records among multiple healthcare professionals. Hotels have AI robots deliver extra towels to guests or serve as a virtual concierge. And financial institutions... Read More
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Within just a few years “people data” will be 90% of the world’s collective data. Jeff Nick, CTO of EMC, personal communication Our society has reached an unprecedented level of global connectivity. We live in a world peppered with countless digital interfaces, devices and platforms. This, in turn, makes our... 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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This article was originally published to the Nokia Bell Labs blog by Markus Hofmann on March 25, 2019. There is something missing in the way that many are looking at what’s next for human communication. One may argue that there has always been something missing. Humans, as inherently social beings,... Read More
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This article was originally published to the Nokia blog by Gerald Reddig on February 19, 2019. My last article covered the four elements of 5G security needed to build digital trust. Now, I want to explore why security strategies must be implemented at the outset of 5G planning and before... Read More
young woman working on construction site roof
In the coming years, the construction industry will undergo serious disruption. The advancement of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics will soon provide solutions to the industry’s greatest challenges –  overcoming cost/schedule overruns, risk mitigation and boosting productivity. While many industries – like financial services and telecommunications –... 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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