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Artificial Intelligence (AI): DeepMind Leapfrogs from Playing Games to Optimizing UK’s Countrywide Power Grid

By Dick Weisinger

DeepMind is a technology from a UK-based technology startup that Google acquired in 2014.  DeepMind tries to combine machine learning and system neuroscience into general algorithms that can be used for learning. Initially DeepMind was developed and prototyped simply to

SaaS Pricing: AI and Improved Software Favor Usage-Pricing Over Seat-Based Pricing

By Dick Weisinger

There is increasing demand for usage-based or consumption-based SaaS software pricing.  Usage-based pricing lets users see their exact usage and typically provides a much affordable path for businesses that how software needs that are limited or infrequently occurring. Laurie Wurster,

Edge Computing: Cloud Latency Can’t Support Real-Time IoT and AI Apps

By Dick Weisinger

Is the Cloud the ultimate solution?  Many of the benefits of the cloud can be alluring. Security has long been a pain point, but cloud security is increasingly less of an issue, and security has been steadily improving. One issue

Artificial Intelligence: The Five Tribes of AI

By Dick Weisinger

Neural Network techniques like deep learning are currently very popular. Frameworks to support neural net analysis include Theano, TensorFlow and Caffe.  Those frameworks work by analyzing large numbers of example data iteratively, identifying characteristics of the data in one layer,

Artificial Intelligence: Supply Chain Logistics to become like Self-Driving Cars

By Dick Weisinger

Artificial Intelligence has reached the point where it is being productively applied to a wide range of disciplines.  Consider supply chains. Artificial Intelligence can optimize supply chain logistics to match sales and customer demand. IDC Manufacturing Insights predicts that within five years that