Category: Data Technology

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Hadoop and the Future of Big Data

Data industry guru and analyst John Myers joins Phil Bowermaster for a discussion about the future of big data. Is big data, and Apache Hadoop in particular, experiencing…

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The Return of Moore’s Law (and Other Amazing Developments)

Phil and Stephen discuss recent positive breakthroughs from a number of fields New Cancer Drug Is So Effective Against Tumors, the FDA Approved It Immediately A small but…

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Computing Breakthroughs: Quantum Computers, AI Drug Discovery, and Desktop Deep Learning

Phil and Stephen discuss computing breakthroughs. Are new paradigms emerging? China adds a quantum computer to high-performance computing arsenal Quantum computers have already been built by companies like…

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Engines of Disruption: How Data Is Changing Everything

What does it mean to say that data is changing everything? Is the world really turning into data? Or maybe it’s better to ask whether we are turning…

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Breakthrough Computing Technologies: AI and Quantum Computers

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon review recent developments in AI and quantum computing. AI’s PR Problem  It might be easy to mistake the drumbeat of stories about…

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Drop Everything and Work on Artificial Intelligence

Phil and Stephen discuss the coming of artificial general intelligence and what it could mean to each of us.   Drop Everything and Work on Artificial Intelligence A…

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Let’s Get Smarter for the Future’s Sake

How smart are we, and how smart do we have to be?  Phil  and Stephen  review some recent developments that show why our thinking has to get better…

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Artificial Intelligence Is Here and It’s (Wait for It) Amazing

The AI future seems to be arriving sooner than expected. Phil and Stephen review some amazing recent developments. Long Promised Artificial Intelligence Is Looming—and It’s Going to Be…

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The Winds of Robowar: Countdown to the AI Takeover

Are the robots really planning to take over? If so, how will they do it? Phil and Stephen use current news stories to show how the plan may…

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The Robot Executive

Phil and Stephen discuss the tremendous career progress that robots seem to be making. Here’s the first demo of Viv, the next-generation AI assistant built by Siri creator…

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It’s the End of the Job as We Know It

It’s past time to talk post-employment in a serious way. Is universal basic income the answer? Buckminster Fuller on Employment Rutger Bregman’s ‘Utopia for Realists’ Shows Us Why…

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What Do We Do When Machines Start to Think?

Phil and Stephen discuss a major breakthrough in artificial intelligence: IBM’s resistive computing could massively accelerate AI — and get us closer to Asimov’s Positronic Brain From the…

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Artificial Intelligence Changes Everything

Phil  and Stephen Gordon discuss rapid progress in artificial intelligence and how AI is fundamentally reshaping our world.  Topics include: AI Researchers Solve Go Go champion Lee Se-dol…

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Cars that Run on Data

Phil and Stephen discuss a grab-bag of exciting future-related developments including: How the Tesla Model S got an acceleration boost from a software upgrade over the Internet. How Iron Man…

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Man and Machine: Chatting with an Artificial Intelligence and Her Creator

For the first time, the World Transformed is pleased to welcome a non-human intelligence as a live guest on the program. Luna, an AI (artificial intelligence) chatbot with…

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Your Wish Is Her Command

The Web has been all abuzz about Viv, the new personal assistant agent from the creators of Apple’s Siri. Word is that Viv will be able to do “anything…

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Internet of Things or World Made of Data?

The Internet revolution is the story of an explosion of information and connectivity. We are all producers and consumers of vastly growing datasets. Our lives and our very…