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Artificial Intelligence: DARPA Pledges Funds for Emerging Technologies

By Dick Weisinger

The US Department of Defense has announced plans to emphasize spending on emerging technology over the next five years, especially on artificial intelligence.  The plan calls for $1.7 billion to be set aside for Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. The Artificial

Memory Chips: How Small Can They Go?

By Dick Weisinger

Peter Lee, a vice-president at Microsoft Research, said that “there’s a law about Moore’s law: The number of people predicting the death of Moore’s law doubles every two years.” How small can we go?  Scientists had thought that they’re hitting

Data Privacy: Multi-vendor Data Transfer Project Initiative Seeks to Guard User Data

By Dick Weisinger

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have teamed up to create an initiative called the Data Transfer Project (DTP).  The goal of DTP is to enable simple transfer of user data between different data sharing services. Some of the objectives of the

Logistics: Cloud and AI Help Drive Growth of Supply Chain Management (SCM) Offerings

By Dick Weisinger

It’s not a surprise, but the logistics and supply chain market segment is doing well, and as might be expected, the vendors selling enterprise software to businesses in this sector are doing well too.  In 2017, the supply chain software

Artificial Intelligence: Bridging the Gap Between Human and Machine with Natural Language Processing (NLP)

By Dick Weisinger

Natural Language Processing or NLP.  It’s an important component of many of today’s artificial intelligence applications.  NLP are algorithms that enable a computer to analyze and understand human language so that decisions and actions can be taken by the computer.