Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.
The data captured by all your IoT smart devices may reveal more of the “real you” than you realize. Read how all this illuminating data gives online dating services make stronger predictions for your future romance.
Educators are using AI tools to assess students’ skills and weaknesses, and students are benefiting from peer-to-peer learning and customized study guides. Here’s a closer look at how some companies are developing artificial intelligence programs to improve education.
Upon first glance, some smart home devices can seem gimmicky — fridges that tell you to buy more milk and internet-connected kettles. But what if these Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets could give an elderly relative a greater feeling of independence?
By harnessing virtual reality, businesses are saving thousands in training-related costs. Read how Farmers Insurance is using VR to train claims representatives, giving them “hands-on” practice while saving thousands in travel costs.
Can the U.S. Air Force help create a better college football player? Can football players lead to better performance for members of the special forces? Dr. Josh Hagen, the lead for the Signature Tracking for Optimized Nutrition and Training Team at the Air Force Research Laboratory, is using data analytics to find out.
The mobile app, Be My Eyes, is a global social media platform of eyes for the blind, offering sighted volunteers a chance to be the eyes for those who can’t see through their smartphones.