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Oct 14, 2019

Rick Smith: The Man Who Plans To Make Bullets Obsolete

Rick Smith is the CEO of Axon Enterprise, a global market leader in law enforcement technology. He notes that the gun is antiquated technology, but Smith argues that we have the means to make the bullet obsolete in our lifetime. He explains how in this interview.
Oct 14, 2019

AI Bias Adds Complexity To AI Systems

When AI systems start to make judgments about a person’s quality of life independently without checks and balances such as in the case of AI systems that monitor students' emotions in classrooms to gauge engagement, and AI systems that make decisions on whether someone should be incarcerated, is...
Oct 14, 2019

Is Artificial Intelligence Good?

You’ve read it in the papers. You’ve experienced it in life. Machines are taking over. And they are doing it fast. Siri turned 9 on October 4 (go ahead, ask her if you don’t believe me). Tesla’s first Autopilot program is also 9. And Alexa is less than 5 years old.
Oct 10, 2019

Arm TechCon 2019: 15 Years And Getting Stronger

Patrick Moorhead is attending the 15th annual Arm TechCon event in San Jose, CA. TechCon is Arm’s premier industry event this week, where developers, analysts, and media gather from all around to hear the latest from the semiconductor giant. Let’s take a look at what all was announced.
Oct 10, 2019

UN ITU World Awards 2019 Shock With Impact

The UN International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World completed their World Awards 2019 measured on the dimensions of: idea, business model, innovative use of ICT, social impact, scalability, presentation pitching skills, and team.
Oct 9, 2019

Hitachi Goes NVMe With AI And DataOps

The announcement of Hitachi Vantara’s VSP 5000 series products brings the company into the NVMe storage business. The companies new hardware and AI-fueled infrastructure management tools offers the possibility of universal data access, analysis and management.