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Posts from Date:   2018-11

How Technology Providers Can Build AI Expert Systems

by Werner Goertz  |  November 27, 2018

For more than a year now, I have argued (1) that generalist personal assistants will be complemented with specialist models which add domain-specific lexica, workflows and knowledge graphs. My vision was that voice AIs (Alexa, Google Assistant,…) will invoke expert AIs, to create “virtual doctors”, “virtual lawyers”, “virtual auto mechanics”, etc. Technology product and service […]

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PC Vendors Fail to Market to Music Content Creators – Apple Gets It and Wins

by Werner Goertz  |  November 19, 2018

Content Creation has been a focus for PC vendors and their supply chain partners (Microsoft, Intel) to counter the decline of their device category. Featured use cases have been image processing (Adobe) and advanced PowerPoint (in addition to high-end gaming). PC makers have largely ignored the millions of recreational, semi-professional and professional creators of music […]

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Infinity Flex Foldable Displays Could Be More Than a Gimmick If Samsung Gets the Software Right

by Werner Goertz  |  November 7, 2018

Today, Samsung’s DJ Koh pre-announced the enabling display technology for a new device category with foldable and flexible screens. Rather than using glass as a surface it relies on a polymer substrate, invented by Samsung Display, that makes the surface both malleable and robust at the same time. This gives the screen an ability to […]

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