The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news, articles and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and pulls out the most interesting items that provide fodder for thought and debate.
If we’re going to do the Turing Test right, we might as well use the same intelligence tests we apply to humans. Only by doing so will we ever have a sound basis for claiming that machine are more (or less) intelligent than people.
Wimbledon is using real-time notifications to highlight breaking match facts this year. See how they have been helping Wimbledon be first with breaking news on its digital channels during week one of The Championships.
Previously we looked at how IBM is building the “Wimbledon Digital Assistant” based on Watson technology, which has been trained to answer questions about the Wimbledon championships. This conclusion describes how we dealt with two types of data that Watson needed to understand—general knowledge
This year IBM is implementing a Watson system that has been trained on the Wimbledon championships. By asking questions of Watson in natural language, users of the system can find answers to their problems – whether general knowledge or statistical in nature. This type of solution has many
Many machine-learning-as-a-service (MLaaS) offerings have natural language processing at their core to support applications such as concept expansion, language identification, machine translation, user modeling, visualization rendering and more. Discover how MLaaS boosts productivity by uncovering
As 2014 draws to a close, the proverbial elephant that we call big data is smarter, more sensitive and more agile than ever. It’s got a much more varied array of advanced analytics riding on its broad back. More than that, it’s performing these amazing feats as a team player within a growing troop
Developments in digital technology have created the deluge of information known as big data. Workers in all industries struggle to confront staggering amounts of information and return to creative and innovative work. But further technological developments in cloud-based services may be the
Today retail customers are more empowered, instrumented and interconnected socially. With a wealth of information readily available online, consumers are now better able to compare products, services and prices—even as they shop in physical stores. In order for retailers to capitalize on this, they