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Cognitive computing is not cognitive at all

Roger Schank

IBM are not doing “cognitive computing” no matter how many times they say they are.

Knowledge economy in financial services: from curator to conductor

Chris Truce, Saxo Bank

Once upon a time, not so long ago, companies tried to generate new business by sending marketing messages to prospective clients by post. Direct or “junk” mail – sending a leaflet or letter to anyone for whom the firm had a job title, street address or postcode – was pretty unsophisticated, often derided as a “scattergun” approach.

How future technologies are transforming banking

Raoul Van Engelshoven, IBM

How two key technologies – cloud and cognitive – can aid banking transformation.

The future of insurance is collaboration

Collaboration

To the outside observer the insurance industry may look very conservative with dominant global companies and local players operating in the way they have done for years and with very little interaction with their customers. But this is changing.

Co-bots, not robots: the next big step for AI in insurance

Robot

Many have proclaimed that 2017 will be “the year of artificial intelligence (AI)”, with a 300% increase in investment in its technologies predicted compared with 2016. Start-ups with AI at the core of their business in particular will be looking to benefit from this surge in investment capital, as they did last year when 550 raised $5 billion in funding.

AI is the only option in the future of cyber security – Ericsson

cyberecurity

The cybersecurity wars of the future will be fought by good artificial intelligence (AI) bots and bad ones, with the rest of us just watching to see who wins.

70% of jobs in developing markets under threat from AI – report

AI

A new report from the International Bar Association has outlined the risks and rewards of artificial intelligence (AI), which while bordering on scaremongering also makes some good points.

Brexit could see UK influence over AI dramatically decline

It'll be hard

Despite numerous assurances to the contrary, as the UK lumbers towards Article 50 there are still concerns about the negative impact on the technology sector.

Why we need diversity before AI takes over

Robots

We hear a lot about how artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to displace jobs, especially those held by women in tech, but should we also worry about a future overrun with sexist, racist machines?

Capital One launches SMS chatbot, Eno

Hello Eno. Fancy a text chat?

Capital One is introducing virtual assistant Eno, a chatbot that communicates with the bank’s customers via text messages.

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