Category Archives: Human-Machine Interaction

Defining iPhone Rules for Real-Time Events

The new iPhone’s app called Shortcuts allows you to create a script that can be activated by pressing a button or using Siri. For example, you may say “Hey Siri, I’m getting pulled over.” The shortcut will then pause your … Continue reading

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CP-2019 Workshop on Progress Towards the Holy Grail

In 1997 in the paper “In Pursuit of the Holy Grail” Prof. Gene Freuder proposed that Constraint Programming was well-positioned to pursue the Holy Grail of computer science: the user simply states the problem and the computer solves it.  Twenty … Continue reading

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Beyond Chatbots: Hyper-Personalized, Intelligent Assistants

Peter Voss, CEO at Aigo.ai, published the article with this name in Forbes: “Recent years have seen a proliferation of chatbots and so called ‘personal assistants.’ These supposedly serve both the convenience of the user.. However, these bots often realize poor … Continue reading

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Everyone is supposed to be able to read and write code?

This article states: Coding is becoming an essential requirement for virtually every employee in a corporate environment. In an interview on LinkedIn, the former CEO of General Electric, Jeff Immelt, put it this way: “If you are joining the company in … Continue reading

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Alexa for Insurers

Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant that powers Amazon’s Echo, is a tool insurance companies are using to leverage voice recognition and increase their value to their customers. Liberty Mutual offers its customers the option to use Alexa to get an auto … Continue reading

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Dynamic Questionnaires from Sparkling Logic

Sparkling Logic introduces Dynamic Questionnaires (DQs) for web applications that collect information for making near real-time decisions based on user responses and business policies. Learn more about the latest Sparkling Logic’s release and register for the upcoming webinar.

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Google Announced a new Speech Recognizer

Google has announced the rollout of an end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer based on the latest machine learning capabilities. “Our new all-neural, on-device Gboard speech recognizer is initially being launched to all Pixel phones in American English only. Given the … Continue reading

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