In this week’s roundup, we examine how artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing everything from seizure care to marketing and trust automation. We also look at the top-recommended books on AI and machine learning and learn about modern applications of AI in business intelligence.
by Sean Beard, contributing writer to InformationWeek.com
In a world filled with endless data streams coming from news, social media, and entertainment outlets, it can be difficult for users to know which information to trust and which to be wary of. But, perhaps the very technologies that make this data flow possible can also automate trust. AI and machine learning can learn to identify trustworthy sources and pieces of information and pass that data quickly to users and companies who are trying to make sense of it all.
by Brandie Jefferson, contributing writer for MedicalXpress.com
AI and machine learning have been instrumental in several recent medical breakthroughs, including one announced this week by researchers from Washington University in St. Louis’ McKelvey School of Engineering. The researchers developed new AI technology that can detect and identify an epileptic seizure as its happening. The team sees this as a first step in advancing the technology to the point where it can have extensive applications for preventing seizures and stopping them as they start.
by Cathy Hackl, contributing writer for Forbes.com
Many marketers are already using AI to predict consumer behavior and to deliver personalized content. But forward-thinking brands are leveraging AI in more advanced and interesting ways. One production company, for example, used AI to create different versions of a television ad using AI, thus decreasing costs for the client. And while digital assistants are becoming the norm in many homes, the AI Foundation is working on an AI chef that can help you truly connect on an intelligent level with your pantry, bringing AI-powered personal chefs into kitchens around the world.
by Asif Razzaq, contributing writer for MarkTechPost.com
Whether you are new to the science of AI or well-versed in its practice and theories, these books will enhance your knowledge and help you explore fascinating concepts related to AI. Short on time? Consider picking up a copy of The Hundred-Page Machine Learning Book. Curious about how AI will affect the traditional workplace? Then give Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI a try.
by Rob Thomas, contributing writer for InformationWeek.com
While to the general consumer AI might bring to mind their favorite digital assistant, it has much broader and more powerful applications in business. Companies need to, of course, ensure CIOs are empowered to use AI with key departments such as finance, HR, and, sales. But smart leaders will look into how AI can improve other business functions, including call center operations, budget planning, and supply chain management.
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