Linguistically Fluent – Kurzweil and Schank

Reaction to Kurzweil’s Linguistically Fluent posting… Kurzweil Linguistically Fluent:  http://www.kurzweilai.net/ray-kurzweil-reveals-plans-for-linguistically-fluent-google-software Kurzweil’s plan is a good plan from a Google Deep Learning perspective… The plan is an extension of the capabilities of seq2seq – sequence to sequence – which is good for DL translation between languages, for example. However, no one has solved Reasoning, which is …

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CFP: Journal of Enterprise Transformation – Role of Analytics

CFP: Journal of Enterprise Transformation – Role of Analytics Submissions Welcome: The Role of Analytics in Enabling Enterprise Transformation Deadline: 1 September 2017 Advanced analytics – from big data, to machine learning, to cognitive computing — is poised to and, in many cases, already is transforming enterprises in fundamental ways.  Analytics is both an enabler …

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CFP: Cognitive Assistance in Public Sector – AAAI Fall Nov 9-11, DC

Cognitive Assistance in Government and Public Sector Applications https://aaai.org/Symposia/Fall/fss17.php November 9-11, 2017 Washington, DC Cognitive Assistance is an important focus area for AI. While it has several facets and still lacks a precise definition (one of the reasons for this Symposium!), it has been called Augmented Intelligence, the automation of knowledge work, intelligence amplification, cognitive …

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CFP HICSS 51 – Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Cognition and Innovation

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Colleagues, Hello! We are serving as a co-chair of the “Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Cognition and Innovation” minitrack in the Decision Analytics, Mobile Services and Service Science Track of the upcoming 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (http://hicss.hawaii.edu/), and writing to scholars such as you with expertise in various areas of …

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Ponder this

I am trying to think hard about the 10 million minutes of experience that people go through to develop adult capabilities, as well as the 2 million minutes of experience from adult novice to adult expert – when people transition professions. Mapping these developmental progressions into capabilities, and then capabilities into technologies is quite challenging …

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Building Blocks to the Future: Cognitive OpenTech

As context, consider (1) the rapid pace of development of Cognitive OpenTech and (2) the remaining Grand Challenges of AI/CogSci… Part 1: Cognitive OpenTech Progress Now consider the relative importance of big Data, Cloud compute power, and new Algorithms as a Service in making progress… we can call all these factors the DCAaaS drivers of …

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Industry-University Programs

While leading IBM Global University Programs for seven years, my team and I developed the 6 R’s of industry-university programs: Research Readiness Recruiting Revenue Responsibility Regions These 6 R’s are described with examples in this presentation and this paper: T shaped people 20130628 v5 from IBM Paper: IBM GUP 5Rs copy 2 Click on the …

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Readings and thoughts

Books 1.Csikszentmihalyi M (1990) Flow: The pyschology of optimal experience. NY: Harper. https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202 Extracts: http://www.ode.state.or.us/opportunities/grants/nclb/title_i/a_basicprograms/schoolimprovement/transformation7flow.pdf 2.Hendy S, Callaghan P (2013) Get off the grass: kickstarting New Zealand’s innovation economy. Auckland University Press. https://www.amazon.com/Get-off-Grass-Kickstarting-Innovation/dp/1869407628 Review 1: http://www.noted.co.nz/archive/listener-nz-2013/book-review-get-off-the-grass-by-shaun-hendy-and-paul-callaghan/ Review 2: http://sciblogs.co.nz/griffins-gadgets/2013/08/16/review-get-off-the-grass/ Weta Digital: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weta_Digital 3.Anderson JC, Kumar N, Narus JA (2007) Value merchants: Demonstrating and documenting superior …

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