4 Articles from October 2017


  • Salesforce Pursues IoT Once More

    If predictions are right, then by 2020 there will be billions of devices part of the Internet of Things. There are a number of companies dead-set on being one of the ones that are going to make sense of the data and focus us on the information that matters. Salesforce is now one of the companies vying for it with their new release, IoT Explorer Edition.The new platform’s goal is to swoop in and remove barriers and allow companies, be they big or small to take advantage of sensor data and IoT. Salesforce has long been a company that has jumped into the latest tech fads and this includes Big Data and AI. Back in 2015 they were also one of the first few talking about IoT, announcing Salesforce IoT Cloud at the Dreamforce Conference....read more
  • 6 Myths Surrounding Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence has long been a fascination of mankind. Now with the rapid development of capabilities within this field, it’s safe to say that as much as there are those thoroughly excited about the revolutionary impact it’ll have on our lives, there are also those that are casting a net of fear. Take Jack Ma (Alibaba founder) for example, who in June said that AI is a massive threat to jobs and he didn’t stop there, stating that he thinks it could also start WW3. The fear of job losses is prevalent in the AI conversation, a constant discussion linked to any technological advancements throughout history. Kara Swisher (Recode founder) has also agreed with Ma, telling NPR that any repetitive job is finished because it will soon be automated.While there will certainly be some jobs that’ll become obsolete, it’s hard to imagine the new roles that will emerge from this new technological revolution, but there will be new ones rest assured....read more

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