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We love our prediction machines.  Modern statistics helped us make more informed decisions. It is supposed to help us make more objective judgments by moving us away from gut instincts or the claims of self-appointed sages.  But, we often forget how deeply flawed and harmful they can be. Take data... Read More
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When it comes to Industry 4.0, 5G will be a major driver in allowing for new operating models. But to be successful, it must be embedded into the industrial automation process. Automation combined with the lightning speed of 5G will create greater efficiencies and cost savings but will also result... Read More
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The global mining industry, which generated $600 billion in revenue last year, long ago left pickaxes and panning behind. Now, the business of extracting value from far below the earth has gone high-tech. Global consulting firm BDO predicts that by 2020: Autonomous trucks at mine sites will boost mining output... 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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This article is part of our series, “Four keys to developing a winning IoT service.” For more from this series, visit William Dupley. In my last two articles, I covered the business and functional views of developing a successful IoT system. The business view defines the challenges that the business... Read More
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This article is part of our series, “Four keys to developing a winning IoT service.” For more from this series, visit William Dupley. In the first article of this series, I discussed the first step in developing an effective IoT service. The second key to a successful IoT implementation is... 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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