Cognitive Computing

First, there was artificial intelligence, then the terms machine learning and deep learning followed. And now there is cognitive computing. What’s so special about this new concept? Is it just a new buzzword from the IT scene that can be exploited for marketing purposes? Or is it a new approach that brings machines one step closer to human thinking?

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Myths Artificial Intelligence

The world of fairy tales should be a matter of movies and books, but when it comes to artificial intelligence, dubious “AI” companies and ill-informed bloggers become veritable fabulists. The truth is that AI will change the working world, but many statements about artificial intelligence definitely belong in the realm of myths and fairy tales.

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clickworker, a leading crowdsourcing solutions platform and microtasking expert, is helping develop a Brain-Computer Interface (BCI), leveraging its know-how and technically advanced microtasking platform. The BCI will enable people with disabilities to perform web-based jobs.

The interface will be developed by Quantum Applied Science & Research Inc. (QUASAR) and the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies (NCAN), who received a research grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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