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IDG Contributor Network: Breaking down artificial intelligence to form a starting point for adoption

Artificial intelligence will humanize recommendation engines, improve the accuracy of logistics engines, and represent a monumental change in the friendliness of chatbot engines. Learning new languages (Duolingo), finding new dinner plans (Replika) and making photography exciting again (Prisma) is how our business partners will be introduced to the potential of artificial intelligence.How we plan for Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: Breaking down artificial intelligence to form a starting point for adoption
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IDG Contributor Network: Breaking down artificial intelligence to form a starting point for adoption

Artificial intelligence will humanize recommendation engines, improve the accuracy of logistics engines, and represent a monumental change in the friendliness of chatbot engines. Learning new languages (Duolingo), finding new dinner plans (Replika) and making photography exciting again (Prisma) is how our business partners will be introduced to the potential of artificial intelligence.How we plan for AI If I asked you how to build a house, you’d have a series of steps in mind. When asked how to validate a company’s technology security perimeter, other action steps come immediately to the forefront. And when booking a vacation to Brazil, a clear approach to get you on the beach fast rushes to the mind.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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IDG Contributor Network: Success secrets for conversational commerce

When Facebook Messenger announced the opening of its chatbot platform a little over a year ago, one of the first companies to leap into serving customers via automated chat was 1-800-Flowers.com.  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, demoed their beta platform as part of his announcement, joking “To order from 1-800-Flowers, you never have to call 1-800-Flowers Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: Success secrets for conversational commerce
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IDG Contributor Network: Technology addiction is a new language – do you know what it says?

I recently sat down to chat with Abinash Tripathy, CEO and founder of Helpshift, with the ostensible purpose of discussing customer service and machine learning. But our chat took an interesting turn when he mentioned his daughter’s technological fluency. Tripathy traced the ways in which she and her friends interact with their devices to the Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: Technology addiction is a new language – do you know what it says?
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IDG Contributor Network: Success secrets for conversational commerce

When Facebook Messenger announced the opening of its chatbot platform a little over a year ago, one of the first companies to leap into serving customers via automated chat was 1-800-Flowers.com.  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, demoed their beta platform as part of his announcement, joking “To order from 1-800-Flowers, you never have to call 1-800-Flowers again.”Since then, Facebook has continued to expand the platform’s capabilities, adding payment methods and enhanced UI capabilities.  As a result, more than 34,000 businesses have launched chatbots on the platform, with more on the way.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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IDG Contributor Network: Technology addiction is a new language – do you know what it says?

I recently sat down to chat with Abinash Tripathy, CEO and founder of Helpshift, with the ostensible purpose of discussing customer service and machine learning. But our chat took an interesting turn when he mentioned his daughter’s technological fluency. Tripathy traced the ways in which she and her friends interact with their devices to the emotional response that he remembers accompanying the early days of messaging. His conclusion: technology addiction has formed an entire language, one that the coming generations are completely fluent in.How the AOL slamming door started a full-blown addiction In the late 1990s kids learned two new signifiers, the creaking door noise notifying an AOL user that a friend came online and the slammed door when a friend left. This may have been the earliest example of awareness indicators – signals that your conversation partner is present or not.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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IDG Contributor Network: Why Apple’s HomePod will not beat Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Assistant

Smart homes are big business right now, and Apple announced the HomePod in an effort to edge on the market territory currently occupied by Alexa, Assistant and Cortana. This highly anticipated announcement seems to have left many wanting, as their music-forward approach has left the home assistant functionalities by the wayside.Apple is marketing the HomePod Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: Why Apple’s HomePod will not beat Amazon s Echo or Google s Assistant
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