Category: Highlights

How Augmented and Virtual Reality Will Change the Future of Marketing

Bridging the digital world and real life, augmented and virtual reality are believed to revolutionize people’s life style not only in the realm of entertainment, like the sizzling popular game Pokémon GO last year, but also in the area of marketing and advertising concerning every industry. The following passage expands on the potential opportunities and adaption...

How Al beats Ke Jie? Understanding AlphaGo

Google’s AlphaGo AI has defeated Ke Jie yesterday in the first round of a best-of-three Go match in Wuzhen, China. Ke is generally considered as the world’s best human Go player, but he wasn't expected to win: AlphaGo defeated the Chinese 19-year-old earlier in the year during an unbeaten online 60-match victory streak. According to DeepMind cofounder Demis...

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Today, a digital stethoscope has the ability to record and store heartbeat and respiratory sounds. Tomorrow, the stethoscope could function as an “intelligent thing” by collecting a massive amount of such data, relating the data to diagnostic and treatment information, and building an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered doctor assistance app to provide the physician with diagnostic...

Top 10 Trends For Digital Transformation In 2017

Digital transformation reshapes every aspect of a business. As digital technology continues to evolve, I believe that successful digital transformation will require careful collaboration, thoughtful planning, and the inclusion of every department. During recent years, we’ve seen shifts in how traditional leadership roles operate, as silos break down and the scopes of various roles widen…

The Future of Books

When you reach for your book at the end of the day, is it paperback or electronic? Though eBooks were slated to overtake print books in 2015 it just didn’t happen. There was a 10% drop in eBook sales and a 2% increase in paper book sales during that time period. Because there are pros…