Tag: Amazon

Amazon’s Sexist Hiring Algorithm Could Still Be Better Than A Human

Amazon’s Sexist Hiring Algorithm Could Still Be Better Than A Human

Maude Lavanchy, IMD Business School Amazon decided to shut down its experimental artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting tool after discovering it ...
Voice Assistants A Key Factor Behind Smart Home Growth

Voice Assistants A Key Factor Behind Smart Home Growth

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the adoption of voice assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant will be a key factor behind smart ...
Here’s 4 Ways ‘IoT’ Toys Endanger Children

Here’s 4 Ways ‘IoT’ Toys Endanger Children

by Marie-Helen Maras As Amazon releases an Echo Dot smart-home device aimed at children, it’s entering a busy and growing marketplace. More than on ...
We Should Fear Ourselves Becoming More Artificial

We Should Fear Ourselves Becoming More Artificial

by Brendan Canavan, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, University of Huddersfield Alexa’s creepy laugh is far from the most worrying thing about her. Th ...
AI for Everyone

AI for Everyone

By Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon.com When a technology has its breakthrough, can often only be determined in hindsight. In the case of artificial in ...
Smart Autonomous Sensors to Revolutionise IoT

Smart Autonomous Sensors to Revolutionise IoT

By Marga Verdú The Internet of Things (IoT) not only connects computers and mobile devices with all kinds of objects but also has the capacity to c ...
Microsoft’s Data Centre Investment to Boost SA Cloud Adoption

Microsoft’s Data Centre Investment to Boost SA Cloud Adoption

By  Robert Marston, ‎global head of product at SEACOM, Microsoft’s announcement that it plans to build hyperscale datacentres in Cape Town and Joha ...
Who Will be the Winner in the Next Computing Revolution?

Who Will be the Winner in the Next Computing Revolution?

A computer’s operating system, the layer of software between you and the hardware, has changed remarkably over the past few decades. At the beginning ...
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