Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems is forecast to reach $57.6 billion in 2021, according to a recent update of the Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). With many industries aggressively investing in cognitive and AI solutions, spending is expected to achieve a compound annual growth rate
AI Will Drive the Most Compelling User Experiences at Home and in the Workplace Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual’s emotional state than his or her own family. AI is generating multiple disruptive forces that are reshaping
AI automates repetitive learning and discovery through data.But AI is different from hardware-driven, robotic automation. Instead of automating manual tasks, AI performs frequent, high-volume, computerized tasks reliably and without fatigue. For this type of automation, human inquiry is still essential to set up the system and ask the right questions. AI adds intelligenceto existing products.
Fascinating stuff in this open letter, posted yesterday, from web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee on how the web has evolved, and “what we must do to ensure it fulfils his vision of an equalising platform that benefits all of humanity”. Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the world wide web.