Monthly Archives: September 2017

AI Got Algo-Rhythm: Smart Music-Making Machines

Artificial intelligence gets creative credit on the first music album collaboration between a human and machine, changing the way artists make music. Taryn Southern’s song “Break Free” opens with a fat cinematic chord, stuttering on the downbeat. A thumping pulse sets a tense heartbeat tempo. The three-minute song swells and recedes, transitioning between brooding and … Continued

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Exploring the Human Robot Dance at Intel Day at UC Berkeley

Ask a surgeon about their best operating room assistants, and they’ll tell you they know the instrument the surgeon will need even before they do. They know the surgeon’s style, preferences, body language and can correctly interpret these signals to offer the right instrument at the right time.  What if one of these assistants was a …continue reading Exploring the Human Robot Dance at Intel Day at UC Berkeley

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In-Store Experiences That Bring in Customers

If the first step to retail success has historically been getting people in the door, the first step now is likely a digital one. The majority of customers start the buying journey by looking around online. A 2016 survey found 58 percent of shoppers who own smartphones visited a retailer’s website or app before making …continue reading In-Store Experiences That Bring in Customers

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Facial Detection and AI Helping Customize Retail Experiences

When shopping online, today’s customers want all the personalization of an in-store experience. And when they walk into a brick-and-mortar store, they want continuity from this online experience, based on the choices they made across all other touchpoints. Savvy retailers … Read more >

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Future of Brick and Mortar Begins With Responsive Retail: 7 Questions With JDA

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with JDA Software GVP Product Strategy Todd McCourtie to discuss the future of brick-and-mortar stores. Successful retailing comes down to one thing: getting the right product into shoppers’ hands. That may sound simple, … Read more >

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A Teacher’s Perspective on Using Digital Tools to Encourage Democracy and Participation in an International Classroom

What do you think when you hear the phrase ‘democracy in the classroom’? Before I started teaching at an international state school in Berlin, I associated democracy at school with heated political debates among secondary school students and with democratic institutions like student councils. These are indeed highly valued practices at Berlin’s secondary schools. Yet …continue reading A Teacher’s Perspective on Using Digital Tools to Encourage Democracy and Participation in an International Classroom

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Intel at O’Reilly: Fast Forward AI in the Data Center

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast becoming the transformational technology for both business and society as a whole. Gartner recently added General Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and Deep Learning to its 2017 hype cycle; the Web overflows with think pieces on what AI is, how to develop an AI strategy, and how to build a …continue reading Intel at O’Reilly: Fast Forward AI in the Data Center

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Queen of Drones: Revolutionizing Night Sky Light Shows

Natalie Cheung quickly rose from MIT engineering grad to Intel general manager of a drone innovation team that’s revolutionizing nighttime entertainment at outdoor concerts, theme parks and city festivals around the world. When Natalie Cheung’s team flew 100 light-equipped drones and lit up the night sky outside Hamburg, Germany in November 2015, it set a … Continued

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Six Top Security Gaps in Healthcare Organizations

As the deadline of May 25, 2018, for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance looms near, together with steep penalties for non-compliance of up to 4 percent of total worldwide annual turnover, any organization working with sensitive data of European citizens needs to identify and address security gaps to ensure compliance. This includes, but is not …continue reading Six Top Security Gaps in Healthcare Organizations

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Getting Value Out of Predictive Analytics Today and Preparing for the Future

In a recent interview with Andy Bartley, senior solutions architect in the Health and Life Sciences Group at Intel, we dove into the topic of predictive analytics and the role it plays in healthcare today and into the future. During the interview, Andy framed the discussion well when he said that hospitals have made investments …continue reading Getting Value Out of Predictive Analytics Today and Preparing for the Future

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Drones: Flying Data Machines Digitizing the World from Above

Drones are becoming essential data collection tools for industries and organizations. Drones are no longer just flying robots with cameras. They’ve become digital eyes in the sky, harvesting visual data that computers transform into valuable insights and efficiencies. Today, commercial drones are creating 3D maps of bridges and construction sites, surveying previously unexplored areas of … Continued

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Powering Baidus ABC Vision with Intel Architecture

Every time I travel to China, I can’t help feeling thrilled by the pace of innovation happening here, and the passion of individuals and organizations towards change, change that disrupts tradition with the introduction of new technologies. Last week, I had the pleasure to speak at the Baidu ABC Summit where we announced the Baidu …continue reading Powering Baidus ABC Vision with Intel Architecture

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

By Barb Whye, VP of Human Resources and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer    Each year, from September 15 to October 15, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This is a time to recognize and celebrate … Read more >

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Transitioning Telecommunications to Cloud Native Faster

More and more businesses are moving operations to the cloud, and they’re doing so for a variety of reasons. Ease of access to data, speed of processing, and easier deployment of updates to name a few. Businesses in the telecommunications (telco) industry are no exception. Complex traditional architectures are becoming increasingly inefficient, and providers are …continue reading Transitioning Telecommunications to Cloud Native Faster

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Intel Leads the Digital Media Transformation in the 5G Network Era at IBC

I’m excited to once again be a part of the IBC show, which kicks off today in Amsterdam. This annual event gives us a chance to demonstrate new technologies that enable digital media transformation in the 5G network era. Intel will power a range of solutions for user-generated live streaming, on-demand content, and immersive experiences. …continue reading Intel Leads the Digital Media Transformation in the 5G Network Era at IBC

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Fear Being Undervalued as a Women in Tech? Intel’s Head of Diversity Says to Speak Up and Speak Out

Realizing your career ambitions by staying true to yourself and cultivating optimism Diverse perspectives are critical to creating innovative solutions that drive business results, but what happens when potential employees are concerned about finding a workplace that not only values … Read more >

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