When bombarded almost weekly with reports of the latest hair-raising machine learning or facial recognition capabilities, it is easy to tune out the rising clamor over advancing AI while a human-obsolete world fails to materialize in our midst. Even so, headlines this week like Microsoft Gets Exclusive Access to AI Deemed ‘Too Dangerous To Release’ […]
As data and information become increasingly vital resources for companies navigating the complexities of global markets, the need for innovative data and content management techniques has become a prevalent strategic concern across sectors. Already an established focus for internal management practices, this need is rapidly gaining attention in external-facing business areas including sales, marketing, and […]
As governmental bodies determine their responses to the coronavirus pandemic, technology is reaching across nations to aid these efforts in a wide range of capacities, from supporting NGO communications to coordinating vaccine development efforts. In these times, information regularly crosses linguistic boundaries with the utmost urgency, and in response people all over the world have […]
AI and Machine Learning are everywhere now, and as more services go global, our ability to localize these platforms across cultures will continue to define users’ ability to interact with them effectively. But can AI tools do everything they are supposed to? With a growing number of smart devices and 5G edge nodes in our […]
As we covered in our previous look at smart technology, AI, with the help of AI translations, and big data have a remarkable capacity to escape the biases of human thinking and generate far-reaching insights. Nevertheless, it is rapidly becoming apparent that AI is not always as Teflon-resistant to the shortcomings of human judgement as […]
If you have been even a casual consumer of online entertainment in recent weeks, it will come as no surprise that streaming is having its moment. With HBO Max as just the latest to make the jump in a long list of “channels” now available for subscription streaming, the greatest surprise is no longer that […]
For those of us following developments in the IT and technology sectors, the COVID-19 outbreak has largely been the story of an unprecedented digital transformation as organizations navigate the challenges of operating remotely and look to technology-based solutions. Just as interesting though, is what the outbreak is revealing about innovative trends already underway before it […]
At this point, there is no real question as to whether or not Earth’s language diversity is dwindling, as it already clearly is. But there is a question as to how much of this phenomenon is due to increasingly powerful machine translation (MT) tools such as neural machine translation (NMT) versus how much is due to natural processes.