meQuilibrium, a leading Boston tech innovator, has been honored for their work in improving workforce performance with a Brandon Hall Technology Excellence Award in the Best Advances in Emerging Talent Management Technology category. The Excellence Awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed tools and technologies that have achieved measurable results for learning, talent management, talent acquisition, HR and workforce management. meQuilibrium was honored with a Gold Award for its "Mood Coach" innovation, which provides personalized emotional support and cognitive skill building recommendations that allow employees to recalibrate, re-focus and perform after a stressful situation in the flow of work. Mood Coach is the first AI/machine learning driven bot based on a clinically validated cognitive assessment, integrated with in the moment data. It delivers emotional and behavioral mentoring which is personalized in times of crisis and provides skill building … [Read more...] about meQuilibrium’s Mood Coach ChatBot Honored
Email ABC Radio Melbourne By Simon Leo Brown Updated October 03, 2017 20:07:17 Photo: Robots can replace many jobs, but can they replace Red Symons? (Composite image: ABC/Wikimedia Commons) Related Story: What future-proof jobs can you train for now? Related Story: Dear You: Red Symons on his fall and recovery Map: Melbourne 3000 It has been called the "robot revolution" — algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) are automating work traditionally done by humans.But how far has technology come? Can robots replace, for example, a radio host? Specifically, could one replace ABC Radio Melbourne breakfast presenter Red Symons?We decided to find out, and set about making a robot radio voice we affectionately named Redbot.The laws of Redbot Could a robot do your job?Search our database of every Australian occupation to find out how difficult it will be for artificial intelligence to do your job. Before we could build Redbot we had to set some ground rules.All … [Read more...] about Can we replace Red Symons with a robot?
Let the Great Messaging War of 2017 begin. Today, Google is launching Allo, a revamped messaging app meant to compete with the likes of Apple Messages and Facebook Messenger—two products that in recent months have steadily unveiled a slew of new features. Google thinks it could leapfrog them both, thanks to its most valuable assets: a wealth of data about what we do and search for online, and the billions of dollars it has invested in machine learning. advertisement advertisement In Google Allo, those advantages manifest themselves in a couple simple but tantalizing ways. When you message people, Allo creates smart replies akin to those found in Inbox—but those smart replies are carefully calibrated to both the content and context of your conversation. So, for example, if someone sends you a picture of them skydiving, you can immediately tap on a series of well-tuned responses: “So brave,” “How fun,” and “So exciting!” But … [Read more...] about Inside The Making Of Allo, Google’s AI-Powered Messaging App
How IBM Watson powers Acoustic's AI Mark Simpson, CEO at Acoustic, talks to Tonya Hall about how open platforms and data security work within Acoustic's AI. See also Telemedicine, AI, and deep learning are revolutionizing healthcare (free PDF) Rob Thomas wants to "demystify" artificial intelligence. The general manager of IBM's Watson AI technology, and a 20-year veteran of IBM, Thomas has written numerous blog posts of late as well as articles in popular publications such asForbes on the matter, and a white paper, The Ladder of AI, which has been praised by none other than tech luminary Tim O'Reilly. This past Tuesday in Miami was the capper. In front of more than 1,700 attendees, many IBM customers, Thomas took the stage at the Intercontinental Hotel where he proposed to lay out "what is AI, really." The reason to explain stuff is that few companies are doing anything with AI. Research from Gartner says that only eight to fourteen percent of companies are "getting … [Read more...] about At IBM AI conference, definition of what AI is and isn’t in flux
KOLKATA: Low-cost carrier IndiGo is working on the multilingual approach in its digital strategy for attracting and retaining passengers from small cities, a company official said on Friday. The airline is targeting eight Indian languages, including Bengali as part of their outreach programme, the company's VP digital Nitin Sethi said here. "Digital reach is very important for IndiGo and we are giving a lot of thrust on regional languages to reach out to more customers. We will launch the Hindi website by next quarter and app in the local language later," the airline VP (Digital) Nitin Sethi told PTI. He was in the city to attend Digital Success Summit 2019, organised by Indus Net Technologies. "Multilingual strategy is meant for greater reach and retention of customers. First-time fliers are the growth drivers. Traffic from tier II and III cities accounts for 25-30 per cent," Sethi said. He said the airline has been giving an impetus for digital outreach for last five quarters … [Read more...] about IndiGo for multilingual strategy to attract more customers
Last year, Facebook asked several major banks to provide information like account balances and credit card activity and to discuss possible offerings it could provide for users on its Messenger chat platform, The Wall Street Journal wrote, citing people familiar with the matter. Facebook declined to comment on whether it has been in talks with the banks, but clarified that it does work with banks to offer various services on Messenger. © AP Photo / Jeff ChiuUK Hits Facebook With Maximum Fine Over Cambridge Analytica ScandalThe social media behemoth faces a dilemma, as it needs detailed user data to better target adverts and is looking how best to handle users’ sensitive personal information. The issue takes on additional urgency in wake of the uproar over Facebook’s ties to political analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which accessed information of a … [Read more...] about Nosy Parker: Facebook Sought Consumers’ Banking Data – Reports