Latest AI Opinions


AI and cyber security: Separating hype from reality
Is artificial intelligence revolutionising cyber security or is it just another brick in the wall? Pascal Geenens, security evangelist for Radware, thinks there’s cause for caution when it comes to AI If we’re to believe the most enthusiastic backers of AI-led cyber security, trained security specialists could soon be replaced with sci-fi like defences that... Read More

Kubernetes – from internal project to world leader
Kubernetes’s flexibility and ability to evolve means it will continue to be at the heart of cutting-edge technologies like 5G and IoT, writes Carmine Rimi, Canonical Kubernetes, the container orchestration system for automating application deployment, recently celebrated its fifth birthday. Starting life as an internal project at Google, Kubernetes has grown to become the largest... Read More

For truly intelligent cyber security, pair AI with humans
It’s the human plus technology combination that can truly tackle today’s spectrum of cyber threats, writes Alex Jinivizian, VP of strategy, eSentire AI is all the rage, purported as the next big thing due to the dramatic increase in speed, automation and efficiency in projects that implement it. But the practical benefits of AI—significant acceleration... Read More

The competitive edge of ethical AI
Responsible use of AI is poised to become a key business differentiator. Techerati spoke to Michael Natusch, global head of AI at Prudential, to learn about the benefits that come with responsible AI development For smaller companies seeking to replicate the successes that tech giants have had with deep learning, it can be tempting to... Read More

Unmasking Adversarial AI with Pin-Yu Chen
Machine learning researchers are not solely concerned with improving the accuracy of models. They want to know how they can be corrupted and undermined - a research agenda that warrants more attention. Techerati spoke to an IBM researcher at the heart of it It’s no exaggeration to say that artificial intelligence (AI) has been the... Read More

AI and machine learning are set to transform data management
AI-based data management thinks outside the box, offering more intelligent ways to manage business needs For many companies, the success of companies such as Airbnb, Netflix and Uber makes the attraction of “disruptive technology” seem very appealing. But when it boils down to it – what exactly is disruptive technology, and just how disruptive should... Read More

Why we need to automate automation
James Sherlow, senior systems engineer at Avi Networks, discusses the rise of intent-based automation IT is suffering a crisis of scale. In days past, managing IT was a human-scale job. It was taxing (as any IT person will tell you), but you could at least hope to get your arms around it. Now, with hundreds... Read More

Why go to the GP when you could send your health avatar instead?
The health avatar will harmonise machine learning, data analytics, and cloud technologies to make healthcare more interactive, personalised, and fulfilling Professor Iain Buchan, public health and clinical informatics researcher at the University of Liverpool, coined the term health avatar. It describes a "digital mirror" of the future, that will cultivate an accurate picture of a... Read More

A brief history of intelligence, and what it means for the future of AI
In order to develop better AI technologies, we first need to understand what "intelligence" is, say Dagmar Monett and Colin W.P Lewis of the AGI Sentinel Initiative Understanding intelligence is one of the major scientific challenges of our time; however, the science of intelligence is very much in its infancy. By working closely with scientists... Read More

Automation is forcing us to radically rethink the company
The traditional idea of the secluded, self-contained, self-governed corporation will be massively revised in a world where collaboration inside as well as outside the company is vital for success, says George Zarkadakis We are currently witnessing the first wave of automation impacting work, usually as a result of companies automating processes with RPA or by... Read More

Finding the key to the missing link in AI
Practical AI is here. Image identification, voice assistants and even the lowly thermostat are being infused with AI. People who aren’t remotely interested in technology are taking advantages of products and services that leverage AI. However, there is a missing link in how we process and serve AI-produced data Non-AI data has been with us... Read More

A global view of AI and Industry 4.0
We need to work as an industry with academics, lawmakers and the general public to ensure we harness the potential of the fourth industrial revolution, writes Microsoft UK CTO Michael Wignall The fourth industrial revolution will have a profound impact on society and the macroeconomy, increasing productivity and output to a scale that is arguably greater than the three... Read More


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