Is Machine Learning really AI?

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: One of the downsides to the recent revival of popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is that we see a lot of vendors, professional services firms, and end users jumping on the AI bandwagon labeling their technologies, products, …

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AI Today Podcast #30: Interview with MIT Professor Luis Perez-Breva — Contrary Perspectives on AI and ML

Every once in a while we have a podcast interview with someone that really makes us rethink some of the popular positions in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). This podcast’s interview with Luis Perez-Breva, faculty director of innovation teams at MIT’s School of Engineering and working with MIT Sloan School of Management, was one …

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Unbabel Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN110 | Last Updated: Mar. 25, 2018 Abstract Language is key to communicating, and without communication it’s hard to see how anything could have developed in human society.  Even in the case of human-to-human communication, the various languages we’ve invented seems to get in the way of effective communication. Headquartered in Lisbon, Unbabel …

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The Implications of the First Fatal Autonomous Vehicle Accident

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: On Sunday, March 18, 2018, an autonomous Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode, with a human safety operator behind the wheel, struck and killed a pedestrian crossing the road — the first fatal autonomous vehicle accident on …

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AI Today Podcast #29: The First Autonomous Vehicle Fatality — Now What?

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, an autonomous Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode struck and killed a pedestrian crossing the road — the first fatal autonomous vehicle accident on a public road to occur. We’ve now crossed the realm from the theoretical of what could happen in this scenario to the reality of the situation …

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IPsoft Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN122 | Last Updated: Mar. 16, 2018 Abstract Two primary focuses of Cognilytica’s research is the concept of “Intelligent Assistants” whose primary job is to autonomously perform activities with the intelligence and capabilities often ascribed to humans, and conversely the concept of “Augmented Intelligence” where smart systems enable humans to do their job …

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The AI-Enabled Future

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: Crafting a Vision for the AI-Enabled Future Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents an interesting paradox. On the one hand, the goals of systems that can behave with the intelligence of humans, perceiving their environment around them, understanding and …

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AI Today Podcast #028: The AI-Enabled Future

Buckle your seatbelts. In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer explain their vision for what the AI-Enabled Future looks like. Cognilytica believes that AI will impact all aspects of business, personal, and social life, and in this podcast, they explain the four major aspects in which AI will impact our every day …

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Flytxt Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN109 | Last Updated: Mar. 11, 2018 Abstract Rather than replace human workers, Augmented Intelligence systems provide AI-based technologies that can enable humans to perform information tasks that were previously impossible, too difficult, or require significant amounts of time and effort. Flytxt is applying AI technology to enhance and automate customer engagement with …

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Automation is Not Intelligence

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: The AI Hype Train Has Left the Station You know you’re in the middle of a hype cycle when every industry has products that use some buzzword, regardless of whether or not they have the technical merit …

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