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Kurt Cagle | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:29 | Cognitive World on Forbes
Kurt Cagle is a contributor to Forbes.com, and when not writing about data science, works on novels and designs information architectures. 

By Kurt Cagle  |  November 14, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES Data modeling does not excite passion within programmers. Your average Java or Python developer probably doesn’t even realize that they are doing it when they write programs, in great part because a data model by itself doesn’t do anything. It simply is. In computer science terms, doing things is the hallmark of imperative (command) oriented languages, while simply being is declarative (assertional or existential) oriented programming.… more
Kurt Cagle | Friday, November 9, 2018 - 00:45 | Cognitive World on Forbes
Kurt Cagle is a contributor to Forbes.com, and when not writing about data science, works on novels and designs information architectures. 

A new global study reveals that while consumers are optimistic about the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI), they also express fear and confusion about how businesses use AI to engage them today.  
| Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 07:14 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Naveen Joshi  |  November 5, 2018  |  CogWorld on FORBES Is data the new oil? Considering oil’s sky-high demand by both industry and government organizations and the fact that oil only becomes more valuable post-refining and offers a competitive edge to those owning this commodity in surplus, I feel the analogy between data and oil is quite justified. Just as oil requires processing to become usable and is fed to engines to work and create value, data requires cleaning and is fed to algorithms to… more
| Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 07:00 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Ron Schmelzer |  November 5, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES Rethink Robotics shuttered its doors and closed for good on October 4, 2018. For many casual observers the collapse of a much-celebrated company, founded by preeminent artificial intelligence (AI) researcher and minor celebrity Rodney Brooks was a surprise. To others, it’s just the latest indication of the trouble in robotics land. According to the company, Rethink Robotics was forced to shut its doors when it couldn’t find additional… more
Neil Sahota | Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 09:04 | Cognitive World on Forbes
Neil Sahota (萨冠军) is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, and Professor at UC Irvine.

By Neil Sahota  |  October 29, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES “We now live in a global, exponential world,” Steven Kotler tells my coauthor Michael Ashley and me from his Santa Monica office. We’re interviewing the New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur for our upcoming book: Uber Yourself Before You Get Kodaked: A Modern Primer on A.I. for the Modern Business. “You need to understand our brains evolved in a local, linear environment. We cannot process change at this speed or this scale;… more
| Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 03:58 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Tarry Singh  |  November 7, 2018  |  CogWorld on FORBES A few years ago, I saw this headline news flashing all over the internet.  Our dealers are missing up to $18 billion in easy sales. The Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar suggested that the company and its dealers were losing $9 to 18 billion in easy sales revenue as their sales, both internal and dealer networks, weren't monetizing the real value of data. He worried that... They are not tapping into the wealth of real-time customer data now at… more
| Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 19:07 | Cognitive World on Forbes
Hessie Jones is a Reporter from Toronto, and the Founder of ArCompany

By Hessie Jones   |  October 29, 2018 Hessie Jones is a Reporter from Toronto, and is a CoFounder of ArCompany This is Part II of a two-part series of my interview with Kimera, an AGI technology company that is challenging our current systems: our global economic model, use digital and how that has to change for a collective path forward. Please see Part I: Kimera Seeks to Transform Humanity's Path through AGI and Cryptocurrency. Hessie: There is this view that for AI to truly be transformational and… more
| Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 03:20 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Francesco Corea, Ph.D.  |  October 15, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBESFrancesco Corea is a Complexity Scientist, Tech Investor, Data Strategist and AI Advisor The 21st century would be the “century of complexity” (Hawking, 2000) I. Setting the stage The IoT and consumer hardware industry have seen multiple failures and a few exits over the last 12–18 months (while the B2B side has been doing a bit better overall) and some criticism has been recently made to the industry to slow down. In spite… more
| Friday, October 12, 2018 - 07:10 | Cognitive World on Forbes
Hessie Jones is a Reporter from Toronto, and the Founder of ArCompany

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| Monday, October 8, 2018 - 16:17 | Cognitive World on Forbes
Hessie Jones is a Reporter from Toronto, and the Founder of ArCompany

By Hessie Jones   |  September 28, 2018  Hessie Jones is a Reporter from Toronto, and is a CoFounder of ArCompany This is Part I of a two-part series of my interview with Kimera Systems, an Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) technology company that is challenging our current systems: our global economic model, how we currently use digital, and how that has to change for a collective path forward. Today, we are witnessing an unrelenting turbulence in technology, concurrent with the human-induced threats… more