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Category: Emerging Tech & Modernization


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Digital acceleration at Stanley Black & Decker places data at the center

June 16, 2021

Via: CIO

For Stanley Black & Decker, digital technologies are transforming every aspect of the company, from internal operations to customer experience to the products and services themselves. Recently, I spoke with Rhonda Gass, CIO, about her approach to strategy, architecture, and […]


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No, NFTs aren’t copyrights

June 16, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

For contemporary artists, attaching work to the blockchain in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) may seem like a secure and verifiable way to sell art online. In some ways, it is. Blockchain inherently records time-stamped data on all […]


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Why Government Agencies Need to Incorporate Explainable AI in 2021

June 7, 2021

Via: Nextgov

In a world fueled by digital data, the use of artificial intelligence is prolific—from the automation of human processes to discovering hidden insights at scale and speed. Machines can do many tasks far more efficiently and reliably than humans, resulting […]


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Committing to a U.S. Government-Industry Partnership to Empower AI Innovation

May 21, 2021

Via: Nextgov

When it comes to artificial intelligence and the federal government, the range of impactful deployments appears limited only by human imagination. The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center of the Defense Department has successfully tested a disaster-response tool, for example, that uses […]


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Teach AIs forgetfulness could make them better at their jobs

May 14, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

While modern machine learning systems act with a semblance of artificial intelligence, the truth is they don’t “understand” any of the data they work with — which in turn means they tend to store even trivial items forever. Facebook researchers […]


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How the USPS is deploying AI to help track 7.3B packages a year

May 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

The US Postal Service runs a massive operation, processing 129 billion pieces of mail a year, including 7.3 billion packages. That’s 20 million packages a day, or 230 per second. So when a package gets lost, there’s a lot of […]


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The benefits of ‘shallow’ artificial intelligence

May 4, 2021

Via: Fortune

The conventional wisdom about artificial intelligence is that bigger is better. Consider neural networks, the software used for training algorithms that can discover patterns within information that humans may miss. Researchers are creating increasingly huge versions that can analyze massive […]


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Federal Networking Predictions in the Age of Modernization

April 20, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Federal agencies have made progress with enabling mobility and providing better wireless access to employees working both in office and remote environments. Last year, the pandemic forced many agencies to accelerate their network modernization efforts, first focusing on establishing a […]


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Startup taps radio frequency data, AWS tools to search the seas for pirates

April 20, 2021

Via: ZDnet

On the open ocean, identifying vessels can be challenging. Governments and maritime insurers use the Automatic Identification System (AIS) to identify ships, but bad actors can easily “go dark.” If a ship has deactivated its AIS beacons, there’s a chance […]


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How State’s Disinformation-Fighting Arm Uses Artificial Intelligence

April 16, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Emerging technologies—and partnerships promoting their use—have proven instrumental for the State Department’s Global Engagement Center, a hub that steers federal efforts to counter state-sponsored propaganda and disinformation campaigns aimed at undermining the U.S. “Artificial intelligence and the tools that it […]