What IT work will look like in 2030

Predicting the future of work is notoriously risky business if only because disruptive technology shakes up the picture like an Etch a Sketch. Looking past a year or two is difficult and suggesting what will happen a decade from now is uncertain at best. But for those who make their living looking ahead at technology trends, some broad, common themes begin to emerge — beginning with the impact of AI…

July 22, 2019
Read More >>

VMware to acquire Bitfusion for virtualizing AI accelerators

VMware on Thursday announced its plans to acquire Bitfusion, an Austin, Texas-based company that has created an elastic and virtual OS for hardware accelerators. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.   Once the deal closes, VMware plans to use Bitfusion’s technology to support AI- and machine learning-based workloads on premise and in hybrid cloud environments.  Its platform will be integrated into the vSphere platform. There are a number…

July 19, 2019
Read More >>

IDG Contributor Network: Life after artificial intelligence

What will we invent after we invent everything that can be invented? Artificial intelligence stands to be the most radically transformative technology ever developed by the human race. As a former artificial intelligence entrepreneur turned investor, I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of this technology: where it’s taking us and how our lives are going to reform around it. We humans tend to develop emergent technologies…

July 18, 2019
Read More >>

8 machine learning success stories: An inside look

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), once considered pie-in-the-sky projects for companies, have become mainstream. More enterprises are harnessing the technology, which mimics the behavior of the human mind, to woo customers and bolster business operations. [ Cut through the hype with our practical guide to machine learning in business and find out the10 signs you’re ready for AI — but might not succeed. | | Get the latest insights…

July 18, 2019
Read More >>

What is bias in AI really, and why can’t AI neutralize it?

Suppose a CCTV camera were to spot your face in a crowd outside a sports stadium. In a data center somewhere on the planet, an artificial neural network analyzes images from the CCTV footage frame-by-frame. How confident are you right now that this algorithm can exclude your face from a set of mug shots in an Interpol wanted list? If the police were to call you aside for questioning, inform…

July 17, 2019
Read More >>