Category Archives: Information Technology

How China Is Using Artificial Intelligence in Classrooms

A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. While many parents and teachers see them as tools to improve grades, they’ve become some children’s worst nightmare. See the video here Source: Wall Street … Continue reading

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Deep Dive: How Digital ID Eases Access To Government Services In Africa And Asia

An estimated 1.1 billion individuals worldwide lack basic ID credentials, according to the World Bank, and that number significantly increases when counting those with poor-quality IDs that cannot easily be verified. …Digital identity plays a key role in these efforts. … Continue reading

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The public sector gets serious about customer experience (McKinsey Quarterly)

Customer experience (CX) is getting more important everywhere—including in government. Citizens are accustomed to the experiences offered by companies from Amazon to Zillow and now want the same from governments. In this survey, we look at how the public sector … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg & Yuval Harari in Conversation

Mark Zuckerberg hosts Yuval Noah Harari for a frank conversation about some big challenges – as part of the Facebook CEO’s 2019 series of public discussions about the future of technology in society. The overarching question they debate is: what … Continue reading

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Short-term pain for long-term gain: The new CEO’s dilemma

New CEOs often hear two conflicting messages: first, get out of the gate quickly because your honeymoon will be short and you need to show results; second, play for the long haul. Can you do both? The answer is yes, … Continue reading

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Why Investment Managers Are Bullish About AI, ML And RPA

Technology analysts envision AI, ML and RPA becoming increasingly interwoven. Together, these technologies have the potential to change investment operations and the ways in which work gets done. Firms stand to benefit from these evolving technologies. The following are some … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence Brings Out the Worst and the Best in Us

…He said he was “quite worried” about AI’s dark, dystopian possibilities, despite its great potential for good. The better AI becomes at making decisions, the less we’ll need human judgment — and that, he suggested, will threaten the power structure … Continue reading

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