Monthly Archives: July 2017

Digital Fusion – Happening in an Industry Near You

In my last blog, I mentioned that digital transformation and disruption are impacting all industries. The digital and physical worlds are already becoming closely intertwined thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) embedding intelligence into physical objects. We’re also seeing the digital and biological worlds come together, starting with wearables and ranging into virtual, augmented …continue reading Digital Fusion – Happening in an Industry Near You

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Reinventing the Future of Grocery Shopping

The recent news of Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods has sparked a wide range of commentary, a bit of it mine. Most have remarked on Amazon’s size, retailing innovation (from Prime to Go to Alexa), strategic patience, and willingness to invest in tests worldwide. Few have spoken to the transformations underway in traditional fast-moving consumer …continue reading Reinventing the Future of Grocery Shopping

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Esports Athletes Get Ready to Rumble in VR Challenger League

New virtual reality competition is the next esports obsession. Last month, Counter Logic Gaming and the Immortals, two of esports’ fiercest rivals, clashed in virtual reality (VR). This was a first for both teams, but if a new VR esport league takes off, it won’t be the last. Dubbed the VR Challenger League, the upcoming … Continued

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Making Progress in Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Open Source Communities

A diverse and inclusive environment can only make a community better. The idea of strong community support based on open dialogue is an underlying principle of all open source projects, and open source communities that invite a diversity of ideas, experiences, and talent are essential to building the smart, connected world around us. In the …continue reading Making Progress in Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Open Source Communities

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Let’s Chat About Conversational Commerce

It’s tomorrow in retail-land. Want a product? A service? Say so to a listening device that understands your every word to over ninety percent accuracy, then translates your spoken word to an order, to a shipment, then to automatic billing, and finally to an established financial account. Most of us know this from Amazon’s brilliant …continue reading Let’s Chat About Conversational Commerce

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Realistic 3D Avatars Get Personal

Body Labs blends 3D camera and sensor technologies with artificial intelligence to scan people so their digital avatars can interact with places, products and each other. When soap manufacturer Cleo McVicker first developed Play-Doh as wallpaper cleaner, he had no idea he’d invented a product that would become a cornerstone of childhood play. McVicker isn’t … Continued

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Bringing the Future to Life in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

We know the future because we’re building it. That’s the theme for Intel’s latest global B2B marketing campaign.  It encapsulates our focus on fueling the work of amazing innovators who are driving advancements in technology that will change the world for the better. Today, this future-forward focus — which is much broader than the leading-edge …continue reading Bringing the Future to Life in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

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NASDAQ: Overcoming Big Data Challenges with BlueData

Nasdaq deals with millions of transactions every second. Data is fundamental to their business. However, Nasdaq found that the infrastructure required for Apache Hadoop* and big data analytics can be difficult to manage and scale. Big Data as a Service Intel has an ongoing relationship with Nasdaq and a business collaboration agreement with BlueData, a …continue reading NASDAQ: Overcoming Big Data Challenges with BlueData

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Is Artificial Intelligence Prejudiced?

If information being fed to a computer is biased, experts say artificial intelligence will be biased too. Artificial intelligence (AI) may be quicker and more capable than humans, but the one thing it hasn’t yet overcome is bias. It’s true — computers can be as prejudiced as humans. Biased code can produce unintended consequences, including incorrectly … Continued

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The Intel Xeon Platinum Processor Is Put to the Test and Comes Out Shining

The new Intel Xeon Platinum processor has launched, and it’s already been put to the test. Not to be outdone by its predecessors, the testing proves it’s a winner with: Up to 38.5 percent more query executions per hour compared to the previous-generation Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8894 v41 Up to 50 percent more memory support …continue reading The Intel Xeon Platinum Processor Is Put to the Test and Comes Out Shining

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Intel: The Tech Behind Fashion Innovation

Fashion is the intersection of artistic vision and real-world application. Building beautiful styles and looks that people want to wear requires ingenuity, drive, and patience. For many designers and small business owners, it’s often painful to turn focus away from creative design to more managerial tasks. At worst, cumbersome management and record keeping keeps beautiful …continue reading Intel: The Tech Behind Fashion Innovation

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Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for the Visual Cloud

For years, service providers have capitalized on the advantages of industry-standard servers for media processing in the cloud. These industry-standard servers, typically optimized for Intel architecture, offer the versatility to handle diverse visual cloud workloads and the total cost of ownership (TCO) advantages of off-the-shelf Intel-based hardware. Today, we are building on this foundation for …continue reading Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for the Visual Cloud

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Empowering the Citizen Data Scientist

Intel Corporation explores how the role of data scientist has evolved beyond analysis, and what IT and business leaders need to do to establish the right skills across the organization to ensure advanced analytics success.   Whatever industry you’re in, you should be thinking about how you’re growing stock of data could provide better insights …continue reading Empowering the Citizen Data Scientist

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Intel Chip Chat – The Intel Xeon Scalable Platform and Intel Select Solutions

Lisa Spelman, Vice President and General Manager of Intel® Xeon® Products and Data Center Marketing at Intel, joins Intel® Chip Chat to discuss the launch of two pivotal advances for the data center: the delivery of Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and announcement of Intel® Select Solutions. Spelman heralds the Intel Xeon Scalable platform, the biggest …continue reading Intel Chip Chat – The Intel Xeon Scalable Platform and Intel Select Solutions

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The Intel Xeon Scalable – A Truly Big Day for the Data Center

Today is a big day, one of those “once-in-a-career” kind of days. Around the world, Intel launched the all-new Intel® Xeon® Scalable platform, our highest-performance, most versatile data center platform ever. We’ve been asked if this is really the biggest data center advancement in the industry in a decade, as we like to call it, …continue reading The Intel Xeon Scalable – A Truly Big Day for the Data Center

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Commercial Fleet Vehicle Management System Drives Efficiency, CO2 Reductions

This is the first in a two-part blog series on trends in next-generation digital efficiency. To learn more, check out the eBook we created in partnership with GE Ecomagination titled, “Digital Efficiency: Driving Decarbonization and Unlocking Business Value Across Industries.” … Read more >

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Digital Poets: Can Social Media Save Poetry?

Savvy social media stars use Instagram, Tumblr and other platforms to resurrect poetry and create a new genre of digital literature. In early summer, model Karlie Kloss published an Instagram post with a birthday tribute to her boyfriend of five years — Thrive Capital founder and Oscar Health cofounder Joshua Kushner. “My atoms love your … Continued

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