A global leader’s guide to the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is here, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Gartner has predicted that an estimated 25 billion connected things will be in use by 2020. According to BCG, this will mean $267 billion will be spent on IOT technologies, products and services. To put this staggering growth in another...

How to be a leader in the artificial intelligence revolution

Imagine a world where robots ruled, where they could continuously improve their intelligence without human intervention or programming. It sounds like the future—but it’s also our present reality. Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t a new idea, though it’s certainly developed a more forward-facing interface in recent years. In 2010, only $14.9 million was invested in the...

How quantitative funds use machine learning systems like aidyia to invest in the stock market

Aidyia, a Hong Kong automated system, uses a number of Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, including one inspired by genetic evolution and another one by probabilistic logic, to make predictions about the market. On its first day, it generated a 2% increase in an undisclosed amount of money, according to Ben Goertzel, its creator and a...

Why collaboration is key to IoT

If you haven’t noticed, planet earth has donned an “electronic skin.” This new “skin,” as described by professor of sociology Neil Gross, is the massive emergence of IoT devices. In 1999, Gross predicted that the world would “use the Internet as a scaffold to support and transmit its sensations.” Now that his prediction has come...

The growing demand for IaaS

The growing demand for IaaS, and what it means for you It’s official: we’re living in an “as-a-service” world. Nearly two decades after the maturity of SaaS, IT trend-watchers are raving about the business opportunity presented by another cloud computing service, IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). IaaS provides the low-risk upgrade that established companies seek...