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The age of artificial intelligence (AI) is upon us and in the past few years, vast improvements have been made in how well computers can recognise objects in images and understand human voices.

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3 ways brands will use cognitive marketing

Econsultancy

AI and marketing systems use industrial computing power, big data, and machine learning to improve marketing performance. Read more

The best & worst branding of 2016 

FastCo.Design

Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. Read more

First livestreamed surgery using Snapchat

The Next Web

A London-based doctor showed the world what it was like to perform surgery from his perspective, in real time, using Snapchat's Spectacles. Read more

Microsoft launches new AI chatbox Zo

TechCrunch

Zo has only had chats with around 100,000 people so far, having been soft launched earlier this month. Read more

Discover the latest version of Skype Translator

Mashable

Conversations between a Skype account and mobile phones or even landlines will now be accessible with verbal translation in the latest Skype Translator. Read more

 

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Michelle Halm
Michelle Halm

A bilingual postgraduate with a keen interest in Marketing and Communications. I am a self-motivated and ambitious individual with an international educational background and extensive intercultural experience. I love sports, technology, music, fashion and art.