Delivering personalization via automation

  The challenge that people face in a time of increased automation is delivering a personalized product or service. How do you deliver something in a way that looks and feels as though you created it yourself? Or that your manner of communicating with others conveys that you understand their needs and desires. When our communications are automated, it affects … Read More

Working with water and not against it in Rotterdam

Problems are opportunities and creative solutions are often the result of simply shifting your perspective. The impact of rising sea levels has leaders concerned about how to deal with water. The Dutch have a unique perspective: “That’s because from the first moment settlers in this small nation started pumping water to clear land for farms and houses, water has been … Read More

Machines negotiating with humans

  Facebook has taught machines to engage in complex bargaining and basic dialogue. Although they lag behind the work that Microsoft, Google, and Amazon are doing in this space, they are making progress in developing an effective machine-human interface. Facebook teaches machines to negotiate with humans Facebook AI Research open-sources code for basic negotiation bots Facebook is building chatbots that … Read More