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11/09/2017 | Data & AI

The adoption of AI in business and society is being spurred on by tech giants with resources to design, build and roll out services affordable and simple enough for everyday use. Microsoft is one of those at the forefront. This year, the words Artificial Intelligence appeared in a vision statement for the first time, reaffirming that smart, learning machines are...

Xbox One X
11/04/2017 | Entertainment

Microsoft is positioning the Xbox One X as the most powerful console ever, and that primarily manifests as rendering games at a 4K resolution and a higher frame rate. The new console has a November 7 release date and it will retail for $500 in the US. Internationally, it will go for £449, €499, CA$599, and AU$649.The CPU is said...

AI IoT Blockchain
10/27/2017 | Data & AI, IoT

By paraphrasing the title of the famous Douglas Hofstadter masterpiece with AI-IoT-Blockchain we are faced with a new Eternal Golden Braid ! The Artificial Intelligence applied to the Internet of Things creates intelligent worlds from the physical world.  I will not even tell you how many online devices will be in 2020 but I will tell you that the focus...

10/07/2017 | Entertainment

We love stories ! Games like Space Invaders were all about fun and challenges, the technology level was basic so it was exhausting to get the game to play without worrying about story. That videogames was focused at first on sports-themed games because games worked well in arcades and bars alongside pinball machines and pool tables. So we played to...

AI is the new black
09/04/2017 | Data & AI

Do you remember when Orange was the New Black? Now AI is everywhere. Every article has AI in the title, every product is powered by AI, every solution is based on an artificial intelligence capability, every friend, collegue, partner, customer talk about AI. AI is not new, I had the pleasure of studying Artificial Intelligence and Expert System at the...

Microsoft Brainwave hardware platform for real-time AI
08/23/2017 | Data & AI

Today, internet giants like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon are exploring a wide range of chip technologies that can drive AI forward based on chip produced by Intel and nVidia. Microsoft announced Brainwave, Brainwave consists of a high-performance distristributed system architecture; a hardware deep-neural network engine running on customizable chips known as field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs); and a compiler and runtime...