Innovative Manufacturers are Investing in these Advanced Technologies

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CIO

In many ways, the manufacturing industry stands on edge—emerging from a pandemic and facing all-time highs in demand yet teetering on inflation-related economic uncertainty and coping with skilled labor shortages. Answering these concerns, smart factories are moving to another edge: edge computing, where operational data from Internet of Things (IoT) sensors can be collected and processed for insights in near-real-time. Citing an impactful list of benefits, from enhancing production quality and protecting worker safety to filling knowledge gaps and preventing maintenance issues, nearly 70% of … Read More “Innovative Manufacturers are Investing in these Advanced Technologies”

Chatbot Security in the Age of AI

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CIO

With each passing year, contact centers experience more of the benefits of artificial intelligence. This technology — once only a distant idea portrayed with wonder and fear in science fiction — is now a key part of how businesses and customers interact. According to survey data from Call Centre Helper, customer satisfaction is the number one factor driving more brands to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) as a part of their customer service models. AI’s ability to enable self-service and handle more calls more efficiently will prove critical for contact center success going forward. Not only … Read More “Chatbot Security in the Age of AI”

No longer playoff nervous, Dallas Cowboys are comfortable and confident for Tampa Bay

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Mike McCarthy regretted his words as soon as they left his mouth. And he would later try to walk them back. But in the age of the internet and social media to go along with the platform as being coach of the Dallas Cowboys there are no take backs or do overs. His words will live on forever. So here we are one year later revisiting the seen of the crime because as we all know if you don’t learn from history you are doomed to repeat it. And as the Cowboys head into Monday’s wildcard playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the latter simply can’t happen It’s still mind-boggling that not on… Read More “No longer playoff nervous, Dallas Cowboys are comfortable and confident for Tampa Bay”

Jeff Beck’s 19 Best Guest Appearances

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Ultimate Classic Rock

Jeff Beck played nice with others – many others – throughout his 60-year recording career, although some bandmates may say that “nice” was not always the case. Nevertheless, Beck’s musical life put him alongside scores of other musicians, as a band member (from Screaming Lord Sutch & the Savages to the Yardbirds to Beck, Bogert & Appice), leading two Jeff Beck Groups and employing corps of top-shelf players as a solo artist. The guitarist some consider the best-ever electric player was also a guest of choice, particularly after his two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame reputation was established w… Read More “Jeff Beck’s 19 Best Guest Appearances”

Shocked scientists discover black hole continually feasting on same stars. ‘Puzzled’

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The Charlotte Observer

New telescope imagery suggests that stars can survive encounters with black holes, a phenomenon that has been modeled but seldom observed, astronomers say. Using an X-ray telescope orbiting the Earth, astronomers peered 1 billion light-years into deep space and observed black holes partially destroying the same stars over and over, according to the European Space Agency. “At first, we were absolutely puzzled,” astronomer Thomas Wevers stated in an agency news release. “We had to go back to the drawing board to assess all the possible options to explain the observed behavior.” When a star veers… Read More “Shocked scientists discover black hole continually feasting on same stars. ‘Puzzled’”

Five Trends in 2023 Strategic Portfolio Planning

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CIO

Heading into 2020, there were plenty of predictions about the year ahead (not to mention detailed business plans, economic forecasts, scheduled events, and so on)—and all were rendered worthless by the pandemic. Looking ahead to 2023, therefore, I do so with a healthy dose of humility, and an acknowledgement that there will be monumental events in the year ahead that I did not see coming. However, with all that said, I do think it’s clear that some current trends are under way that will continue in 2023. At a high level, I’d characterize these trends as having humanist theme. Fundamentally, I … Read More “Five Trends in 2023 Strategic Portfolio Planning”

The Analysts Shift Trucking Sentiment Back into Forward

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ValueWalk

Investors have perceived a change in sentiment toward trucking stocks ahead of Q4 results.If the group performs well, the analysts could provide a tailwind.The technical setups are favorable to higher prices, but risks lie ahead with trucking stocks.5 stocks we like better than J.B. Hunt Transport ServicesThe sentiment in trucking stocks soured in 2022 due to lingering issues with costs, drivers and a downtick in pricing and demand that have put a cap on revenue and earnings growth targets. Sentiment in this group has shifted for the better, however. Many of the top stocks are forming bottoms … Read More “The Analysts Shift Trucking Sentiment Back into Forward”

How Tools Like ChatGPT, DALL-E May Affect Artists And Knowledge Workers

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BOOM Live

By The Conversation Lynne Parker , University of Tennessee ; Casey Greene , University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ; Daniel Acuña , University of Colorado Boulder ; Kentaro Toyama , University of Michigan , and Mark Finlayson , Florida International University From steam power and electricity to computers and the internet, technological advancements have always disrupted labor markets, pushing out some jobs while creating others. Artificial intelligence remains something of a misnomer – the smartest computer systems still don’t actually know anything – but the technology has reached an… Read More “How Tools Like ChatGPT, DALL-E May Affect Artists And Knowledge Workers”

ChatGPT bot ‘for professional use’ on the way

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Relaxnews

By STEFANI REYNOLDS / AFP Hot startup OpenAI on Wednesday initiated a waitlist for a professional and paid version of its software ChatGPT, which has sparked debate about artificial intelligence and the future of work. Hot startup OpenAI on Wednesday initiated a waitlist for a professional and paid version of its software ChatGPT, which has sparked debate about artificial intelligence and the future of work. OpenAI co-founder Greg Brockman teased an upcoming version of ChatGPT “geared for professional use” as media reports swirled that Microsoft plans to invest $10 billion in the startup. Micr… Read More “ChatGPT bot ‘for professional use’ on the way”

A new AI tool can write essays, even poems. How should we teach students to use it? | Opinion

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NJ.com

By Jonathan Howell Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of bill S588 directs the New Jersey Department of Education to introduce information literacy into the K-12 curriculum. While New Jersyans should take collective pride in this groundbreaking law — the first of its kind in the United States and the culmination of many years of advocacy by librarians and media specialists — the work has only just begun because the next generation of artificial intelligence has arrived and we must prepare our children to use it wisely. In the early days of the internet, educators prescribed abstinence (some even conti… Read More “A new AI tool can write essays, even poems. How should we teach students to use it? | Opinion”