Archive | January, 2021

Book Excerpt: Why trust, not data, has become the most important asset in the modern economy

[Editor’s Note: Stein Broeder, a marketing executive at Microsoft, explores the components and value of trust in the new book, “The Business of Trust: How Experiences Build Trust and Drive Business Impact” Excerpt published with permission.]
“Do you trust me?”
This was a question a surgeon once asked me prior to a procedure. I thought it was a funny question. But upon reflection it

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Here’s a Way to Learn if Facial Recognition Systems Used Your Photos

An online tool targets only a small slice of what’s out there, but may open some eyes to how widely artificial intelligence research fed on personal images.

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Former QAnon Follower To Anderson Cooper: ‘I Apologize For Thinking That You Ate Babies’

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper recently interviewed Jitarth Jadeja, a former QAnon supporter, who earnestly believed in some of the most absurd conspiracy theories peddled by the mysterious Q.
As HuffPost reported, according to a clip of the interview that was released on Saturday, Jadeja apologized to Cooper for once thinking he “ate babies.”
“Did you, at the time, believe that

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GeekWire Podcast: The state of Microsoft, with special guest, tech journalist Mary Jo Foley

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire File Photo  / Kevin Lisota)
Microsoft’s profits rose 33% in the December quarter as CEO Satya Nadella touted a “second wave of digital transformation.”
But what does the future really hold for the tech giant? What will be the next big opportunity for Microsoft? And what are the biggest threats it faces?
Mary Jo Foley

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Suppressing Errors Enables the Next-Generation Quantum Computing Hardware

Quantum computing holds extraordinary promise, but before quantum computers can be commercialized there are challenges to be resolved. One of the most important is finding ways to identify and correct errors in quantum computer hardware. Q-CTRL aims to solve the fundamental problems facing quantum technology, improving hardware performance and accelerating pathways to useful quantum computers and other technologies. In an

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Data Capture Firm Uses AI to Dissect Georgia Runoff Spending

With majority control of the Senate at stake, it’s no surprise that the recent Georgia runoff elections were the most expensive political race in American history. Wherever campaign dollars flow freely, as they did in Georgia, accountability questions proliferate. Where did that money come from, where did it go, and what influence (if any) did those spending choices have on

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Data Integration: How Connecting Business Apps Boosts AI Capabilities

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have become omnipresent in our personal lives. The same is true in the business world. Data integration can help businesses take their AI applications to the next level.
In many respects, AI is now a mature business technology. Consequently, it’s no longer the sole province of pioneering companies. Not only have advanced analytics

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Huawei, business partners in PHL launch tech trends, road map

THE improving partnership between Philippine businesses and Huawei has introduced cutting-edge technology trends and a road map that will help enhance peoples’ lives and enable the country achieve growth with their application across all verticals. Huawei Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as a detailed plan that will be beneficial for nation-building and the […]

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