OpenAI's GPT-3 AI-based text generator is one of the most hyped AI developments in recent years. But does it really understand language? Are AI advancements, such as the upcoming GPT-4, really about expanding the computing parameters, or are their better criteria?
Microsoft is digging deep into its pockets to stake a landgrab on the metaverse.
Enterprise hits and misses - retailers reckon with holiday lessons, the future of work gets distributed, and low-code hype rolls on
This week - retailers extract lessons from the (omni) holiday reckoning. The future of work irrevocably distributed, and low-code (hype) is surging into 2022. Your whiffs include: the worst of CE revisited, and hacked Teslas doing the Rick Roll.
AI and Machine Learning can be powerful and useful technologies for marketers, but they need to be deployed with care.
Häagen-Dazs’ use of natural language user search analysis from Yext seen as key aid to European and Latin American shop chain.
Is BI still relevant? Why has BI user adoption remained a problem? If we look at BI's evolution, from dashboards to augmented analysis with AI, change is afoot. Will that lead to the end of BI - or, perhaps, to the fulfillment of its original mission?
Enterprise hits and misses - connected healthcare needs consumer trust, CES faces off against the pandemic, and supply chains remain the 2022 bugaboo
This week - connected healthcare faces its biggest challenge: consumer trust. Supply chains pick up where we left off (a mess), and CES pulls off their big event (somehow). But was it revolutionary? I get called out on that one. Plus: Norton's crypto-mining debacle.
When it comes to producing data, Blockchain is as exponentially explosive as COVID, a drawback that continues to rule it out of serious uptake in most business activities. But maybe US start-up, Vendia, has an answer.
My diginomica piece on the last mile in AI deployment raised issues - how do you bring AI projects into production, while mitigating the risks? Here's how I responded to top AI deployment questions.
Peter Coffee of Salesforce digs into the roots of technology culture norms, and looks at the potential for change this year.
Beyond good intentions - a critical review of Deloitte's report on the ethical dilemmas facing the tech industry
Most AI ethics reports get lost in the vague reassurance of good intentions. Deloitte's recent paper on the five biggest issues in tech industry ethics was different. Here's my critique - after a dialogue with the report's lead author.