AR + #s = $$$: New Processes and Strategies for Extracting Actionable Business Data from Augmented Reality Systems

Perhaps taking two disparate assertions, one tacit and one spoken, completely out of their original contexts and re-mixing and re-applying them to a different set of circumstances can be a helpful means to introduce an emerging and potentially prosperous new trend. First, someone I know has a relatively smart and empathetic dog who will tilt […]

As a Matter of Fact: A New AI Tool for Real-Time Fact-Checking of News Using Voice Analysis

When I first saw an article entitled Fact-Checking Live News In Just a Few Second, by Laine Higgins in the November 24-25, 2018 print edition of The Wall Street Journal (subscription required online), I though the pagination might be in error. The upper left corner showed the number to be “B4”. I think it would […]

The Music of the Algorithms: Tune-ing Up Creativity with Artificial Intelligence

No, “The Algorithms” was not a stylishly alternative spelling for a rock and roll band once led by the former 45th Vice President of the United States that was originally called The Al Gore Rhythms. That said, could anything possibly be more quintessentially human than all of the world’s many arts during the past several […]

Concrete Data Sets: New Online Map of Building Construction Metrics Across New York

There is an age-old expression among New Yorkers that their city will really be a great place one day if someone ever finishes building it. I have heard this many times during my life as a native and lifelong resident of this remarkable place. Public and private construction goes on each day on a vast […]

I Can See for Miles: Using Augmented Reality to Analyze Business Data Sets

While one of The Who’s first hit singles, I Can See for Miles, was most certainly not about data visualization, it still might – – on a bit of a stretch – – find a fitting a new context in describing one of the latest dazzling new technologies in the opening stanza’s declaration “there’s magic in […]

Digital Smarts Everywhere: The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence

The Troggs were a legendary rock and roll band who were part of the British Invasion in the late 1960’s. They have always been best known for their iconic rocker Wild Thing. This was also the only Top 10 hit that ever had an ocarina solo. How cool is that! The band went on to […]

“Technographics” – A New Approach for B2B Marketers to Profile Their Customers’ Tech Systems

Today’s marketing and business development professionals use a wide array of big data collection and analytical tools to create and refine sophisticated profiles of market segments and their customer bases. These are deployed in order to systematically and scientifically target and sell their goods and services in steadily changing marketplaces. These processes can include, among […]

The Mediachain Project: Developing a Global Creative Rights Database Using Blockchain Technology

When people are dating it is often said that they are looking for “Mr. Right” or “Ms. Right”. That is, finding someone who is just the right romantic match for them. In the case of today’s rapid development, experimentation and implementation of blockchain technology, if a startup’s new technology takes hold, it might soon find […]

New IBM Watson and Medtronic App Anticipates Low Blood Glucose Levels for People with Diabetes

Can a new app jointly developed by IBM with its Watson AI technology in partnership with the medical device maker Medtronic provide a new form of  support for people with diabetes by safely avoiding low blood glucose (BG) levels (called hypoglycemia), in advance? If so, and assuming regulatory approval, this technology could potentially be a […]

Mind Over Subject Matter: Researchers Develop A Better Understanding of How Human Brains Manage So Much Information

There is an old joke that goes something like this: What do you get for the man who has everything and then where would he put it all?¹ This often comes to mind whenever I have experienced the sensation of information overload caused by too much content presented from too many sources. Especially since the […]