Considering that the IoT is in its infancy and due to the last years wasted in predictions that have not been fulfilled, in disappointing statistics of successful projects and with most companies without clear strategies, it is normal to think that R & D is today so necessary for boost and accelerate this increasingly sceptical market. R&D should be an essential part of … [Read more...] about Is R&D a Cure or a Poison for the Sceptical IoT Market?
Setting aside the hype of AI and delivering real value for businesses is not easy. There are so many products and services touting to include artificial intelligence' as part of their offering, with almost silver bullet' potential, that there has to be an element of sympathy with IT leaders who are tasked with deciphering what is genuinely a good product, and what is merely a … [Read more...] about The Reality of AI: Overcoming the Hype to Reach Substance
This week, the University of California announced that they cancelled the Elsevier subscription for academic journals. Elsevier refused to lower their fees and make UC articles open access available. This is a significant move as the University of California is one of the biggest producers of academic articles “ with 50.000 articles per year. However, for many, this move might … [Read more...] about Why Academic Research Should Be Freely Available to All
If you ask any computer scientist what the fastest growing field of the industry is, chances are they'll reply with artificial intelligence. That's an expected response because of how rapidly growing and influential this branch of computer science has become. It is part of our lives in ways unimaginable, and most of us carry on with our lives, unaware of how much we rely on … [Read more...] about Why AI Is the Steam Engine for This Time and Age
Science's primary activity is discovery. It aims to explain how the world works and we can use that knowledge to change our world. To do so, over the centuries, the scientific method was developed, and it has proven its value. It helps us answer practical, but often important, questions. Answering these questions often lead to innovations that improve our world. Discovery is … [Read more...] about To Save Innovation, We Need to Change Science