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What is Google Assistant and What Can it Do?

What is Google Assistant and What Can it Do?

Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Technology
One of the most popular and useful smart features that come now is voice-controlled digital assistants. The big advantage of them is that you can control them with voice commands so that you do not have to pick up the cellphone or sit at the computer. For example, they can play music, answer questions, make lists and schedules, and not least control the devices in your smart home. When it comes to controlling smart home devices, it is most common to use a voice-assisted assistant built into a smart speaker. The most common assistants today are Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri. Here we will get to know Google Assistant, see what it can do and how to control its smart home. This is Google Assistant If you have a smartphone with Google services, you may already have encount...
What is Siri and What Can it Do?

What is Siri and What Can it Do?

Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Technology
Today digital assistants are becoming more commonplace in our computers, phones and smart speakers. With simple voice commands, these assistants can play music and other media, generate information such as news and weather and answer questions, and not least control the devices in our smart homes. This is a simple and clever way to use smart technology around us. We just need to say simple commands like: "Alexa, play some jazz on Spotify," or "Hey Google, turn on the lights in the living room," and the assistant will fix what we ask for. Today, perhaps Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are the digital assistants most people talk about, but it all started with Apple's Siri and Siri has kept up with the evolution of smart home features. Here we talk about what Siri can do and how to us...
What is VR (Virtual Reality) and How Does it Work?

What is VR (Virtual Reality) and How Does it Work?

Artificial Intelligence, Technology
The abbreviation VR stands for Virtual Reality. A VR headset (or VR glasses as it is also called) is, in short, a type of glasses-like device that you clasp in front of your eyes. Inside the VR glasses is a screen that shows e.g. a digital environment, such as a gaming world. As you move your head, different sensors in the VR headset respond to your movements and then reflect the movements of the digital pretend environment you have in front of your eyes. The whole VR concept is thus simply about creating a virtual reality. 1. Different variants of VR glasses The simplest (and many times the most common) VR headsets actually only consist of a plastic box with two lenses mounted on the inside. On one side of the lenses in this plastic box, place your smartphone (Android or iPhone). The...
How Does Face Recognition Really Work?

How Does Face Recognition Really Work?

Artificial Intelligence, Technology
How can artificial intelligence recognize a face? This is how. Face recognition is a technology that has grown substantially in use in recent decades. Just a few decades ago, face recognition was something that we only saw in sci-fi matrix movies and something a lot of people wouldn't expect would enter the technologies of many devices that are used in our daily lives. In fact, the facial recognition market is expected to grow to $7.7 billion in 2022. The reason why facial recognition will continue to grow so substantially is that it has such a wide spectrum of usage areas and can be applied to so many industries and purposes. If you think about it, facial recognition is a very impressive technology. And with that said, also very advanced. Most people simply use the technology withou
10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your Life

10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your Life

Artificial Intelligence, Innovation
tWe are in the midst of a time that may be one of history's most important. A breakpoint that humanity has rarely seen - what is happening now is truly exceptional. But just as surprising is how quiet it is from politicians and traditional media. Maybe it is based on ignorance, fear or that you simply do not have the answers. We have seen the future utopia in series such as West World or films such as the current Blade Runner. So, what is happening, and how will it affect us? Just everything that can be connected, it will be. We talk about everything from cars to clothes and appliances. Today, more than 4 billion people are connected to more than 15 billion units. By 2025, it is estimated that there will be at least 75 billion connected devices. The phenomenon is described as the ...
This is How Artificial Intelligence Changes Marketing

This is How Artificial Intelligence Changes Marketing

Artificial Intelligence
This is how artificial intelligence changes marketing Artificial intelligence (AI) can be found anywhere today. AI is used in our personal assistants such as Siri, Alexa and Google Home, preventing credit card skimming and much more. For each passing day, artificial intelligence becomes a bigger part of our everyday lives. The advertising industry and marketers collaborate with digital agencies to optimize the use of technology. In fact, AI is involved in transforming digital marketing on a number of different levels, from machine learning to creating customized content. Corporate use of AI Companies are increasingly investing in AI, despite concerns over automation of jobs. A survey shows that more than half of marketers (63%) are convinced that their creativity is not affected...
The Expert: This is What the Future of Artificial Intelligence Looks Like

The Expert: This is What the Future of Artificial Intelligence Looks Like

Artificial Intelligence, Technology
When your email automatically sorts out your spam, when your computer alerts you to security risks or when you translate a text, it may be Microsoft's artificial intelligence services, AI, which are behind the features. What work areas within AI will we see in the future? Ethics and philosophy are areas of work that will become important in AI. How do you ensure building AI systems that are sustainable and ethical as they gain more control? One of our partners, Tieto, is currently looking for "AI ethics engineers," for example What does it mean that they should be "sustainable" and "ethical"? Since AI systems learn from data from our environment, there is a risk that they will reinforce the injustices that already exist in society. For example, it has been found that some face recognit...
AI and Robots Take Millions of Jobs – but Create Even More

AI and Robots Take Millions of Jobs – but Create Even More

Artificial Intelligence, Technology
Sure, AI, robots and algorithms will take over a lot of jobs that are being run by humans today, but they will create the more. The net is expected to be 58 million by 2022, according to the World Economic Forum. It is usually mentioned that AI and robotization are a threat to the job. The automation means that people are simply exchanged for software and robots. But a major report from the World Economic Fourm provides a much brighter picture of the future labor market - and it shows that new technology creates significantly more jobs than it destroys in the coming five-year period. Because although technologies such as automated software, artificial intelligence and robotics are expected to make 75 million jobs disappear by 2022 - they are also expected to have created 133 million ...
Artificial Intelligence – This will Affect the Future Labor Market

Artificial Intelligence – This will Affect the Future Labor Market

Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence - this will affect the future labor market What exactly is artificial intelligence and how will automation and robots affect the future job market? Here, we share what we can expect in the future and what will happen if we are not prepared for the new technology. AI, what is it and how do you get started? You've probably heard it before, but AI has become such an important part of today's society and development that its importance can be repeated. AI, or artificial intelligence, is not a finished program or technique. It is an endeavor to emulate what we call human intelligence and cognitive ability - and which is built up through training instead of programming. - You train your AI and give it its purpose by feeding it with questions with ready answers, so...
This is Why it is Good if AI Takes Your Job

This is Why it is Good if AI Takes Your Job

Artificial Intelligence
Will AI make your role redundant? Well, if you use AI properly. And that's a good thing. Why? Well, because that means you have more time to spend on getting humanity back into the business. Start talking about artificial intelligence and as a letter on the post, someone will note that AI is leading to mass unemployment. It's not often about human vs. machine, and often it's just a matter of time before we fight robots for our own existence. There are two problems with this. First, if so, we are creators of our own destiny. Who built the machines in the first place? Who prioritized convenience, speed and low prices? We did it. Look at the retail. All over the world, traditional stores are competing in competition from the popular online retailer, which uses algorithms and automation ...