Latest analysis publications

New method discovered to accurately predict personality from Twitter posts

A team of researchers from IBM have found that a user’s personality type may be accurately inferred from social media posts using much smaller sample sizes than previously thought. The researchers published their experiment and results in a paper entitled “25 Tweets to Know You: A New Model to Predict Personality with Social Media.” Using… Read More

Uber testing driverless cars in Pittsburgh

You’ve got to feel sorry for taxi drivers these days. In the last seven years, an industry that had remained largely unchanged since the decision to make all cabs yellow has been turned on its head, largely because of ride-sharing service Uber and others like it. Now, the disruptive young company is preparing its next move,… Read More

Computer becomes first to pass Turing Test in artificial intelligence milestone, but academics warn of dangerous future

A lot of reader scepticism around this story in The Independent that Russian scientists have created an artificial intelligence program called Eugene Goostman good enough to have fooled the test’s judges in to thinking they were “talking” to a 13 year old Ukrainian boy. Computer pioneer Alan Turing devised the eponymous test  in a paper in… Read More

Software-as-a-Service to continue to dominate cloud revenues

Sales of enterprise software-as-a-Service will reach $53.5 billion in 2018 and the dominant sector of the enterprise public cloud computing market. According to a new report from Juniper Research, this is partly due to its relative maturity as well as recognition of its comparative benefits and lower risks. Conversely, the report says that the take-up… Read More