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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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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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Within the next decade, operators around the world will embark on a massive infrastructure project – moving from fourth to fifth generation mobile networks. To achieve lightning-fast speeds, low latency data transmission and the capacity to simultaneously support a massive number of devices and connections –  carriers need to make... Read More
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5G, or fifth generation mobile telecommunications, will drive a chain reaction of innovation that will transform virtually every industry. The rollout of 5G networks will mean a very different business and communications ecosystem, connecting a vast network of sensors, robots, and autonomous vehicles through sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine... Read More
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Growing automation and artificial intelligence (AI) have raised concerns over employment, with fears that more jobs will be replaced by smarter machines. Market research firm Forrester forecasts that “knowledge engineering” will factor into 10 percent of enterprise jobs. One-tenth of startups will have more digital workers than human ones, but... Read More
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The single most frustrating thing we do on a regular basis is call customer service. But what if these automated phone systems were built to detect the tone of the caller, sense their frustration or even get the gist of the color of their language (ie. if they’re using profanities)... Read More
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If you’re a fan of the HBO series Game of Thrones then you’re familiar with the character Missandei, the trusted advisor to Daenerys Targaryen. She could speak 19 languages, making her a valuable employee who could communicate with just about anyone in the fictional continent of Westeros. In the real... Read More
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Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are introducing massive changes across the global economic landscape. AI is now the basis for a wide range of mainstream technologies including medical diagnosis, financial accounting, factory assembly, and self-driving cars. According to MIT economists, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, postindustrial economies are... Read More

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