Computers were once seen as more or less infallible machines that simply processed discrete inputs into discrete outputs, whose calculations were never wrong. If a problem ever arose in a calculation or business process, it was definitionally caused by human error, not the computer. But as machines encroach on ever-more
Many sustainability initiatives focus on improving the sustainability of products and operations in legacy or adjacent markets or on achieving sustainability gains by exploring new markets with a more diverse set of products. This is a variation on the classic “where to play/how to win” strategy familiar to most executives.
Midsize company leaders are right to be excited about the opportunities for harnessing the value in their large datasets. But the data in midsize companies tends to be messy – spreadsheets and plain-text files, many in different formats, are difficult (if not impossible) to integrate. It takes a lot of
Join this year’s Turing Prize winner Yann LeCun and other pioneers in artificial intelligence for a no-nonsense discussion of whether a truly intelligent machine can be created – and, if so, how and when. The “thinking machines” that Alan Turing postulated in 1950 have already vaulted beyond us in specific