Jon Walker

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CRM Artificial Intelligence Trends across Salesforce, Oracle, and SAP

CRM Artificial Intelligence Trends Across Salesforce, Oracle, SAP, and More

The amount of data companies have on customers and the number of channels customers are using to interact with businesses have grown significantly in the past decade. Artificial intelligence may hold great promise in optimizing customer and client interactions. The five largest Customer Relationship Management (CRM) vendors by market share in 2015 were Salesforce, Oracle, […]

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Artificial Intelligence Applications for Lending and Loan Management

Artificial Intelligence Applications for Lending and Loan Management

Lending is a massive business in the United States which directly and indirectly touches almost all parts of the economy. As of September 2017, consumer debt in the United States was just under $3.8 trillion. Credit card debt accounts for roughly $1 trillion, car loans another trillion, and student loans for just under $1.5 trillion. […]

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Search and Rescue Robots - Current Applications on Land, Sea, and Air

Search and Rescue Robots – Current Applications on Land, Sea, and Air

In the past decade the number of people killed by natural disasters each year has ranged from as low as 14,389 in 2015 to as high as 314,503 in 2010, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Every year over 100,000,000 people are also affected by natural disasters. Government, companies, […]

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AI in Mining - Mineral Exploration, Autonomous Drills, and More

AI in Mining – Mineral Exploration, Autonomous Drills, and More

Mining is a major worldwide industry producing everything from coal to gold. According to a PWC annual report, the top 40 mining companies have a market capitalization of $748 billion as of April 2017. The industry as a whole saw a slump in 2015 but since then the sector has recovered due to rising commodity […]

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AI in Food Processing - Use Cases and Applications That Matter

AI in Food Processing – Use Cases and Applications That Matter

Food processing is one of the major manufacturing sectors in the United States. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 16 percent of the value of shipments from all U.S. manufacturing plants comes from food processing plants. These plants employ around 1.5 million workers in this country. For the most part, the sector is […]

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Robot Tax - A Summary of Arguments "For" and "Against"

Robot Tax – A Summary of Arguments “For” and “Against”

Both artificial intelligence and robotics have been improving over the past few years. Large companies are betting billions that in the near future we will have cars that can drive themselves, drones that can fly themselves to deliver packages, automatic fast food chefs, AI personal assistants, manufacturing robots that can train themselves and other robots, […]

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Machine Learning Drug Discovery Applications - ....

Machine Learning Drug Discovery Applications – Pfizer, Roche, GSK, and More

Discovering a new drug is a long, expensive and often haphazard process. Thousands of compounds are subject to a progressive series of tests, and only one might turn out to be a viable drug. Any tool which can speed up just one of these steps in this long multi-step process would have big implications down […]

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AI for Weather Forecasting

AI for Weather Forecasting – In Retail, Agriculture, Disaster Prediction, and More

For most people, the direct impact of improvements in weather forecasting may seem to be that it simply makes vacation planning easier, but even smallest advancement in predicting the weather can produce massive improvements for businesses and governments. More accurate weather forecasting allows farmers to make critical decisions about planting and harvesting. It allows airlines […]

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Biped Robot Timelines - How Long Until Robots Move Like Humans?

Biped Robot Timelines – How Long Until Robots Move Like Humans?

Our cities, streets, homes, and businesses are built for beings that walk on two legs (biped). From stairs to the shape of hallways to the placement of kitchen cabinets, all have been designed for bipeds. The fact that a society of two-legged creatures designed everything around them for bipeds is so obvious most people don’t […]

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Autonomous Vehicle Regulations - Near-Term Challenges and Consequences

Autonomous Vehicle Regulations – Near-Term Challenges and Consequences

Several car makers predict they will able to make true self-driving cars in the next few years – as we’ve covered in our recent self-driving car timeline article. This technology, though, is only valuable if there are plenty of roads these self-driving cars are legally allowed to travel on. Even if the technologies allow for […]

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