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Bringing AI to the Data Center

It’s time to bring AI to the Data Center. SA Businesses especially those involved in Data Center management should start adopting and embracing AI now if they still want to continue to be relevant. Jim Holland, Country Manager for Data Center Group, Lenovo Southern Africa, explains the importance and benefits bringing AI to the Data Center. Artificial intelligence (AI) is front and center for many... »

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Human Beings, Artificial Intelligence and Robots to represent the new workforce of 2028

When driving to the office, Marie, CIO of a large bank in France, often has this quote from Bill Gates on her mind: “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” This morning the thought is particularly persistent. Her company has recently embarked on a digital trans... »

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Artificial intelligence: The good, the bad and the unknown

I hit a bird with my car the other day. I felt terrible. I don’t know why I felt that way. Some people might not be at all affected by the death of a bird. Why is that? What makes us respond the way we do in certain situations? What makes us think and act the way we do? The short answer is: No one knows for sure. No one understands exactly how the human brain works or what quantifies intelligence.... »

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It’s time to re-evaluate the future of thinking

Can a thought be automated? Is it possible to influence someone’s pattern of reasoning? You are probably contemplating right now how to improve business performance and maintain operational equipment. Think again. With the augmentation of artificial intelligence (AI) and smarter ways in which apps will digitally disrupt our human conscience, now is the time to re-evaluate the future of thinking. G... »

Machine Learning

Dark Fibre Africa discusses the robot revolution

Machine learning is going to fundamentally alter our world for the better, improving healthcare, the manufacturing industry and assisting in the prediction of supply and demand levels across a plethora of industries. For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning’ immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world, either to send murderous terminators from the fu... »

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Playing Minecraft today will prevent robots taking your job tomorrow

Technology has deeply embedded itself within the modern workplace, enabling companies of all sizes to use innovation to disrupt the market, tackle challenges, take up opportunities and create demand for their offerings. Moreover, newer technology trends such as artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning is enabling a lot of tasks, previously done by people, to be automated through the ... »

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Discussing the rise of Artificial Intelligence in the job market

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can no longer be considered the stuff of science fiction. In fact, it has evolved to such an extent that many companies will soon be using elements of it to streamline job functions – and this represents a significant opportunity for employees in the digital world. AI brings with it substantial potential for the business to take previously laborious tasks and automate ... »

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How to prepare for Artificial Intelligence in the workplace

Artificial Intelligence (AI)—including robotics and cognitive computing—has been one of the top discussions on the minds of business leaders, organisations and consumers in the past few months. Mark Zuckerberg once said his personal challenge is to build an assistant powered by AI to help him at home and at work, while Toyota is developing a billion-dollar driver assistance system that integrates ... »


Mastercard rolls out Artificial Intelligence across its Global Network

Mastercard has introduced Decision Intelligence, a comprehensive decision and fraud detection service. The solution uses artificial intelligence technology to help financial institutions increase the accuracy of real-time approvals of genuine transactions and reduce false declines. This is the first use of AI being implemented on a global scale directly on the Mastercard network. Current decision-... »