AdTech, Artificial Intelligence

LegalZoom Implements Artificial Intelligence Using Veritone One

In an instantaneous world of online media, brand reputation should be seen as a matter of life and death. But, when it comes to broadcast media, managing everything people say about a brand can feel next to impossible. The FCC documented more than 32,000 television and radio stations broadcasting daily, leaving branding and marketing experts scrambling to review and stay ahead of ROI measurements for advertisers and stakeholders. Thankfully, artificial intelligence has advanced to ingest, unlock and analyze linear content, from local radio to native mentions on live TV – providing brands the ability to unearth negative and positive sentiments

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Artificial Intelligence, Sales Enablement

Will Sales People Be Replaced By Robots?

After Watson became the Jeopardy champion, IBM teamed-up with the Cleveland Clinic to help physicians speed up and improve the accuracy rates of their diagnosis and prescriptions. In this case, Watson augments the skills of physicians. So, if a computer can help perform medical functions, surely it would seem that one could assist and improve the skills of a salesperson as well. But, will the computer ever replace sales personnel? Teachers, drivers, travel agents, and interpreters, have all had smart machines infiltrate their ranks. If 53% of salespeople’s activities are automatable, and , does that mean that robots will be

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Artificial Intelligence

The Good, The Great, and the Scary with Artificial Intelligence

When I was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1992, it was perfect timing. I went to work for the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia – a company that fully adopted IT Innovation as part of its core strategies. We installed fiber and removed line-of-site satellite, we hard-wired programmable-logic controllers to PCs and captured data that helped us fine-tune our maintenance via an Intranet, and the parent company, Landmark Communications, was already investing heavily in getting newspapers online. I knew the Web was something life-changing for me. And just two years earlier, Sir Tim Berners-Lee built all the tools necessary for a

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Technology

10 Things 8 Hours at CES 2017 Taught Me About Tomorrow’s Tech

Like an idiot, I joined 165,000 other gadget-obsessed technologists, marketers, influencers, hucksters, and assorted others at CES 2017 last week. Most of my time was spent meeting people. Or, more accurately, in Lyfts, Ubers, and cabs braving Vegas traffic from hell on my way to meeting people. But I did reserve eight hours for something everyone who loves technology should do at least once: wander the floor of the main convention halls at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show. What do you see? You see tomorrow. Or, rather, visions of tomorrow that may or may not come true. Many will hopefully

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