Why Google Assistant will beat Siri, Alexa and Cortana

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269753/digital-assistants/why-google-assistant-will-beat-siri-alexa-and-cortana.html#tk.rss_all Apple’s Siri virtual assistant is the best-known out there. Amazon dominates the home virtual-assistant appliance market with its Echo line. But the early leaders rarely end up the market … Read more

Confused about mobile platforms? You’re not alone. Here’s clarity.

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269204/operating-systems/confused-about-mobile-platforms-you-re-not-alone-here-s-clarity.html#tk.rss_all What in the heck is going on? The world of mobile and IoT operating systems used to be pretty stable and comprehensible. Suddenly, however, surprising events and weird changes … Read more

Mind-reading tech is here (and more useful than you think!)

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268132/emerging-technology/mind-reading-tech-is-here-and-more-useful-than-you-think.html#tk.rss_all Here’s a thought: Mind-reading software is not only ready for commercial use, but it will actually be of practical use in everyday business applications. But wait, you say. That’s … Read more

Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3254725/it-management/technostress-is-killing-productivity-culture-is-the-cure.html#tk.rss_all Technology changes fast. With each new change, employees are forced to adapt. That process of adapting is painful — physically and psychologically. That’s why we seem to get a … Read more

Why we’re getting self-driving delivery before self-driving Ubers

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3252162/robotics/why-we-re-getting-self-driving-delivery-before-self-driving-ubers.html#tk.rss_all Self-driving cars and trucks are everywhere, it seems. Especially in the news. We were inundated this week with media reports about huge progress on the autonomous vehicle front. The … Read more

The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249605/virtual-reality/the-future-of-3d-holograms-comes-into-focus.html#tk.rss_all Smartphone-based augmented reality (AR) and the AR headset explosion will bring 3D holograms into our lives everywhere. Meanwhile, though, the real AR hologram revolution is being ignored. A hologram … Read more

Dual-screen clamshell devices will kill the tablet

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3244472/smartphones/dual-screen-clamshell-devices-will-kill-the-tablet.html#tk.rss_all Phones have on-screen keyboards. Laptops have clamshell designs. The next-generation enterprise mobile device will have both. A dual-screen clamshell mobile device makes sense. Smartphone makers want to maximize screen … Read more

Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3243049/artificial-intelligence/will-augmented-reality-make-lying-obsolete.html#tk.rss_all I’m putting the liars on notice. The most underappreciated application for the combination of augmented reality (A.R.) and artificial intelligence (A.I.) is persistent lie detection. Smartphones and smart glasses … Read more

With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241233/smartphones/with-smartphones-like-these-why-do-we-need-laptops.html#tk.rss_all Smartphones are supercomputers. Or, at least, they’re significantly more powerful than supercomputers were ten years ago. And way more powerful than desktops were five years ago. Smartphones also offer … Read more