Is Cognitive Computing Ready for Prime Time?

Radical advances in artificial intelligence, along with greater processing power, are pushing cognitive computing and deep learning into the mainstream. Since the dawn of computing, the goal of engineers, designers and developers has been to imbue machines with greater intelligence so they can think more like humans. Today, marked leaps in processing power and incredible advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing the concept from the pages of science fiction novels to our homes and workplaces. “The growing complexity of computing and information—and the need for more intelligent automation—is leading to the next wave of transformation, including cognitive systems,” says Paul Brody, technology sector strategy leader for the Americas at consulting firm EY. Systems such as IBM’s Watson, as well as interfaces such as Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google…


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