Generally speaking, McKinsey gives good advice — better than Gartner, who have unhelpfully predicted that AI will create $1.2 trillion of “economic value” in 2018. In the case of McKinsey’s “Notes from the AI Frontier”, however, they have combined some useful thinking and case studies with an irresponsible presentation of market projections.Read More
Brand marketers have jumped at the chance to do something with the Alexa Skills platform, but have struggled mightily. To this point, they are almost all failures: Sloppy user experience, poor branding, and limited usefulness abound.
Why have so many brands failed? One simple fact: they approaching Alexa with too much advertising baggage.Read More
The wait is over, Artificial Intelligence is here. If your company isn’t doing it, start looking for a new job. Obsolescence, decline, and/or bankruptcy are around the corner.
The evidence is everywhere. Take for example drinks giant Coca-Cola, which used the mighty power of Artificial Intelligence to come up with a new flavor, Cherry Sprite, based on the mixes we puny humans selected from their make-your-own “Freestyle” machines.Read More
Machine Learning. Neural Networks. Hierarchical Clustering.
Does anyone know what these terms really mean? Sure, a handful of nerds know. Like the roughly 50,000 ranked Kaggle members.
But these esoteric terms only scratch the surface of what the world’s data scientists have come up with to describe, promote, and ultimately obfuscate their day to day jobs.Read More