Acronis SCS and Leading Academics Partner to Develop AI-based Risk Scoring Model

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U.S. cyber protection company Acronis SCS has partnered with leading academics to improve software through the use of artificial intelligence (AI). The collaboration developed an AI-based risk scoring model capable of quantitatively assessing software code vulnerability.  The new model demonstrated a 41% improvement at detecting common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) during its first stage of analysis. The following tests resulted in equally impressive results, and Acronis SCS is set to… Read More »Acronis SCS and Leading Academics Partner to Develop AI-based Risk Scoring Model

I gave the prompt “God” to an AI creative writing app. It depicted a scene between us where the app repeating the phrase “God is dead, and I killed him” over and over, and my fictional self freaked out and fell to his knees, asking “what do you want from me?”

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The name of the software is Shortly AI. This was from a free online trial. All I did was enter the word God, and the rest was automated. I don’t know anything about AI – if anyone could give some insight as to why this happened, I would be interested in reading it. Screenshots: https://imgur.com/gallery/saiDTZg Transcript: Phil’s first time using an AI creative writing assistant Phil opened the app with… Read More »I gave the prompt “God” to an AI creative writing app. It depicted a scene between us where the app repeating the phrase “God is dead, and I killed him” over and over, and my fictional self freaked out and fell to his knees, asking “what do you want from me?”

Francesca Ferrando on Philosophical Posthumanism

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Though admittedly posthumanist, Francesca Ferrando‘s Philosophical Posthumanism is the best book on transhumanism that I have read so far. I believe that it is a must-read for transhumanists and non-transhumanists alike. In fact, one can argue that Ferrando’s book ranks right up there with the very best not only on the transhuman, but also on […]

Guest Blog: How Logitech Responded to a Global Surge in Customer Service Demand During COVID-19

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Logitech, the world’s leading PC and mobile accessories manufacturer, deploys a workforce of 7,000+ to distribute products in over 100 countries. So when the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March of 2020, it posed multiple complex challenges—especially for our customer experience (CX) team.  As people across the world scrambled to assemble new technology for home offices, Logitech experienced an unexpected surge in customer service demand. At the same time, our own… Read More »Guest Blog: How Logitech Responded to a Global Surge in Customer Service Demand During COVID-19

What Does a Home Office Need in the Digital Age?

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It’s always fascinating to see the home offices of our peers because they are equal parts professional and personal. Despite the varying colours and style, there are home office essentials that every professional need in the digital age, and today we are going to look at what they are. Now depending on the industry you work in and the role you perform, you might have some specialist equipment and technology,… Read More »What Does a Home Office Need in the Digital Age?

Why Use CMMS Software Over Excel for Facility Maintenance Management

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Working with Excel sheets can prove cumbersome for a facility manager trying to stay on top of maintenance tasks and work orders. This is particularly the case for production plants with many pieces of machinery, but even so for businesses that rely on machinery to function, like an HVAC system or even an elevator. Using Excel, facility managers dedicate a lot of time looking through worksheets to determine which technician… Read More »Why Use CMMS Software Over Excel for Facility Maintenance Management

What would you ask the Machine Learning model?

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General Artificial Intelligence is still out of reach, but we already managed to produce a nice amount of Machine Learning models. They are widely adopted in many areas of our lives. For this reason, understanding decisions of blackbox models becomes critical and we are seeing increasing interest and number of tools in the field of eXplainable AI (XAI). Don’t forget about human! Yes, we should keep in mind that we explain models… Read More »What would you ask the Machine Learning model?

The Renaissance of Conversational AI

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By Sheraz Sharif, Head of Data and Cyber Security at Aion Digital Customer support is one of the most essential areas to respond to your consumer needs, address their concerns, build community, relationships, and loyalty around the business brand. Just like everything else, customer support was directly struck by Covid-19 because of its operating model. For most establishments, customer support is still primarily managed through manual means, it requires human interaction… Read More »The Renaissance of Conversational AI