How does Artificial Intelligence Learn
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How does Artificial Intelligence Learn

Today, artificial intelligence helps doctors diagnose patients, pilots fly commercial aircraft, and city planners predict traffic. These AIs are often self-taught, working off a simple set of instructions to create a unique array of rules and strategies. So how exactly does a machine learn? Briana Brownell digs into the three basic ways machines investigate, negotiate,…

Outliers Inn; More COVID nonsense, computer hygiene, and more beer
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Outliers Inn; More COVID nonsense, computer hygiene, and more beer

In this episode, JP shares his experience with the “mandated” COVID test to come back to the States from Germany; apparently, it is on the “honor system” because nobody actually wanted to see the results. From there, we discuss the need for good “computer hygiene” after one of JP’s clients caught a “ransomware virus” –…

“Nomads at Last” – Redux
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“Nomads at Last” – Redux

It’s January 2020.  I have just made a pitch to the corporate big-wigs for a way to reduce their real-estate costs (premises including rent and utilities), their corporate travel costs, even their carbon footprint using the latest telephony and collaborative applications.  I postulate that they will even see an increase in productivity while improving their…

Human Communication in the Digital Workspace
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Human Communication in the Digital Workspace

The effects of the global pandemic have been transformative on a scale and in a way not seen in most people’s lifetimes.  Perhaps the most dramatic transformation is how quickly society, as a whole, has moved from engaging in close proximity to one another to being more distant; heavily relying on telephony and digitalization in…

The Four Competencies Every IT Workforce Needs
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The Four Competencies Every IT Workforce Needs

The digital revolution is forcing the rapid transformation of IT departments and compelling them to do more than take care of infrastructure and basic services. Today’s IT organizations must be strategic partners with business leaders to help them execute digital strategies and capitalize on emerging technologies in order to generate entrepreneurial opportunities and disruptive ideas….