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120 million workers will need to be retrained due to AI, says IBM study

September 16th, 2019 at 11:43 am » Comments Off

The skills gap is widening between people and AI. But many CEOs tell IBM they don’t have the resources needed to close the skills gap brought on by emerging technologies. Artificial Intelligence is apparently ready to get to work. Over the next three years, as many as 120 million workers from the world’s 12 largest […]

IBM just made its cancer-fighting AI projects open-source

August 9th, 2019 at 1:31 am » Comments Off

IBM recently developed three artificial intelligence tools that could help medical researchers fight cancer. Now, the company has decided to make all three tools open-source, meaning scientists will be able to use them in their research whenever they please, according to ZDNet. The tools are designed to streamline the cancer drug development process and help […]

IBM is using self-driving car technology to power a new patient monitor for seniors

June 14th, 2019 at 8:16 am » Comments Off

The 65+ Age Group Will Make Up a Growing Portion of the US Population  IBM Watson is trying its hand at in-home health monitoring with a new system that combines IBM’s machine learning software with cutting-edge Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors to paint an accurate, real-time picture of seniors’ daily lives. IBM’s teaming up […]

IBM AI fails to beat human debating champion

February 17th, 2019 at 12:57 pm » Comments Off

Harish Natarajan triumphed over the bot in a rapid-fire challenge. After suffering defeat to AI at Go and Dota 2, the battle between man and machine was starting to look a little one-sided. But a human has finally notched up a win against our future robot overlords. Champion debater Harish Natarajan triumphed in a live […]

IBM researchers predict 5 innovations will change our lives in 5 years

February 15th, 2019 at 12:46 pm » Comments Off

IBM Research has a long history of inventing the future, so the big tech company’s researchers take their predictions seriously. Today they are revealing their annual “5 in 5” predictions, which detail five innovations that will change our lives in the next five years. IBM will talk about the predictions at its Think 2019 event […]

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