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AI Making Real-Time Analytics More Real, Driving High Value

We’ve come a long way with analytics in recent years, in which data is applied against algorithms or analytics engines to determine what it may mean to the business. Lately, there’s been a lot of progress with real-time analytics, especially when applied against streaming data from systems or devices. But with artificial intelligence coming into the picture, we ain’t seen nothing yet. That’s the word from a group of McKinsey Global Institute analysts, led by Michael Chui, who connected the dots between AI and hundreds of use cases from across 20 industries in a recent study.
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Executive Interview: Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC

Partnership Model, Open Innovation Leading PARC into New Era of AI, Bridging Research, Business Value Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu is CEO of PARC, a Xerox company, which is in “the business of breakthroughs.” Practicing open innovation since being incorporated in 2002, PARC provides custom R&D services, technology, specialized expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Xerox’s business groups, Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government. Prior to PARC, he was a researcher at NASA Ames Research Center, and a mechanical design engineer at Dell Corporation.
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MIT engineers build smart power outlet

Have you ever plugged in a vacuum cleaner, only to have it turn off without warning before the job is done? Or perhaps your desk lamp works fine, until you turn on the air conditioner that’s plugged into the same power strip. These interruptions are likely “nuisance trips,” in which a detector installed behind the wall trips an outlet’s electrical circuit when it senses something that could be an arc-fault — a potentially dangerous spark in the electric line.
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How to build an App for Google Assistant using Dialogflow Enterprise Edition and Actions on Google

Users engage Google Assistant in conversation to get things done, like buying groceries or booking a ride or in our case to reach out to solve an issue (for a complete list of what’s possible now, see the Actions directory.) As a developer, you can use Actions on Google to easily create and manage delightful and effective conversational experiences between users and your own 3rd-party fulfillment service. We will learn How to build an App for Google Assistant using Dialogflow Enterprise Edition and Actions on Google.
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Intelligent Chatbots Make Banking Feel Human Again

Illustrated by Dragana Krtinic for SpiceFactory.co Before digital, banking was personal. You’d go to your local branch where your banker got to know you and your financial profile, including your credit history, income, and overall financial situation. This made it easy for them to suggest personalized product offers based on your current financial context, making you feel as though your needs are understood. However, for millennial generations, doing business with a bank face-to-face is a thing of yesteryear.
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Shopify Merchants Are Using A Bot We Made to Earn $100k a Week

What is Messenger marketing? What tactics should Shopify merchants be using? How are Shopify merchants using Facebook Messenger to increase revenue by over $100k a week? These are the questions answered in my recent guest post on the Shopify blog. Read the full post or learn more about Octane AI, our Facebook Messenger bot platform designed to help Shopify merchants send abandoned cart messages, create custom flows, and increase revenue. It has been amazing to work with the Shopify team to better educate the world of ecommerce about the power of chatbots.
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The Ultimate Guide On How To Improve Memory

“It’s not about mental intelligence, it’s about mental fitness.” — Jim Kwik According to memory expert Jim Kwik, having a great memory boils down to MOM — no, not the precious woman who birthed you: motivation, observation, and mechanics.  Having a great memory isn’t about genetics or repetition, it’s simply learning the mechanics of how […] The post The Ultimate Guide On How To Improve Memory appeared first on Mindvalley Blog.
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