Facial Recognition for Good: A Start-up Brings Emotional Intelligence to AI

August 14, 2019

Emotion recognition requires an enormous amount of data from a diverse population to help children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, distracted drivers and others. For people to partner with artificial intelligence, AI must learn the nuances of human communication. Teaching algorithms to read human faces and recognize emotions is an important step to building AI that we can trust—and that will trust us.

From Mental Health to Meditation, Emerging Tech Is Fueling the Future of the Data-Driven Wellness Journey

August 5, 2019

Combining artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies with meditation and mindfulness training is helping patients and mental health professionals more precisely calibrate treatment plans, likely leading to industry-wide improvements.

AI And The Quest For Inclusive Talent

July 30, 2019

By Oliver Christie, Artificial Intelligence Strategist The latest edition of ‘Realizing 2030’ forecast reports from Dell Technologies and the Institute …

How Blockchain is Bringing Food Security to Refugees

July 29, 2019

At a refugee camp far from home, a man passes through an iris scanning terminal to deduct the amount owed for groceries from his digital wallet. This biometric procedure and uniquely assigned digital wallet are part of a blockchain-based food aid system fueled by the United Nations. Could different humanitarian arms of the UN use blockchain as well?

The Dark Side of Digital Transformation: 8 Emerging Digital Risks

July 24, 2019

The surest way to thrive in the age of digital transformation is to involve security and risk leaders. Whether you seek operational efficiencies, improved customer service, or a modern business model, beware of these eight common types of digital risk spawned from digital transformation initiatives.

More Than a Snapshot: Data Selfies and the Future of Hyper-Personalized Wellness

July 22, 2019

Do you rely on a wearable device to track your daily activity, heart rate and sleep quality? Emerging technologies like AI, IoT and VR are helping “welltech” companies take a more holistic approach to overall wellness. (Part 1 of 2 in a series)