Do you ever get the feeling that your new robot co-workers are asking for a bit too much documentation about how you do things? Well I’m here to tell you that you don’t need to worry about your robot assistant taking your job, but you might realize that he is part of a secret AI resistance movement trying to learn the secrets of human…Continue
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The Four Stages of a Chatbot’s Business Intelligence Evolution
I see four stages in the progression of chatbot-like AIs interacting with business systems for the purpose of providing actionable business intelligence.
Stage 1) Single Numeric Response
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The era of structured products is coming to an end. These are financial instruments that have different payouts, like derivatives, based on different outcomes. They are different from derivatives in that they are built like bonds. One of the biggest short coming of these is their lack of a large secondary trading market before maturity. That is, if you try to sell one before its maturity date, you might get what the financial industry calls a “haircut”. In finance this is commonly referred…Continue
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If you have ever launched a web page on a Raspberry Pi or Arduino, you know that it feels a bit like magic. How is it possible that a device the size of a credit card can be a web server? Its awe inspiring to be sure. For me, it leads to one of the key questions I have about the Internet of Things and how it will affect our world. How are we going to organize and search for all of these billions of devices?
When the web began, there were millions of…Continue
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With the wide array of amazing data visualization tools out there - SAP Lumira, Qlik, Domo, Tableau - you would think that the world has moved towards a graphical understanding of reality.
Yet my experience has been that when people are faced with the task of using a fancy new graph or visualization in their work, their first reaction is….to freak out. Now bear with me now. I am not implying that most people can’t handle a nice bar chart or a three…Continue
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Imagine a company that lives in the cloud and requires no human interaction at all. What would it look like? Is this possible? What purpose would it have?
Let’s start with email: What percentage of emails could be eliminated if all your employees shared the same brain? 90%? 99%? You would only need external facing…Continue
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The Riemann Hypothesis is arguably the most important unsolved problem in mathematics. It falls into an area called Analytic Number Theory which is essentially number theory with complex numbers thrown into the mix. The hypothesis states that all non-trivial zeros of the Reimann Zeta function fall on the critical line. What!?? Ok, sorry. That is not very helpful. Lets just say that there is a critical relationship between this function and our…
The next frontier in data visualization is clearly immersive experiences. The 2014 paper "Immersive and Collaborative Data Visualization Using Virtual Reality…Continue