For a long time, I have sincerely felt I made the wrong decision when I left the military in 1998. I miss the passion, friendship, adventure and also how there was not an option to miss on solving the task at hand and never let things slip, not to forget the trust amongst colleagues and … Continue reading What I miss from my time in the Military
I often state that startups are the special forces of business, so this article about Special Forces leadership is a really good read if you think your team is bleeding edge in their field. To lead high-performers in any line of work is hard, but few are as tough to lead as special forces soldiers. There is a lot to be inspired by from the tips in this article.
Secrets of “Special Ops” Leadership
Your business is making decisions only on 20% of the information you have access to, this since 80% of your information is unstructured and up until now not able to be fully utilized. It is about time we start to make decisions for our company based on all information we have, not only 20%. All else would be quite stupid, wouldn’t it? Continue reading Why is unstructured data so important?
”Don’t be just a tech company—you want to combine 2 skills that have not been successfully combined before”
– Reed Hastings
I wanted to elaborate on some business examples and in this post you will find two examples: Product Information Cognitive Enrichment and how to utilize Natural Langauge in Customer Relations Continue reading Business Benefits of Natural Language Understanding
The competition in understanding natural language from unstructured text is thickening. Let us see how Watson Natural Language Understanding and Google Natural Language API compare to each other. Let us start with a head to head comparison with a real example. Continue reading Google Natural Language vs Watson Natural Language Understanding
Using the short-tail, long-tail and human-tail method described in this post will result in a chatbot that can save wast amount of time and help people focus on the quality work instead of frequently re-occurring task. Also, chatbots are companions, not human replacements. Continue reading Short-tail, long-tail and human-tail chatbot
A recent trip made me reflect on the life we live and what we are searching for or trying to achieve with our lives. As a person, I see my life as a journey of change and constant learning. I see the term rich quite equivalent to being able to choose, having freedom and be … Continue reading Am I rich?
The 11th of May 1997 IBMs supercomputer Deep Blue beat the current world champion, Garry Kasparov, in chess. IBM Research released a little re-cap of the event and what has happened over the years up until today and Watson, that was launched to fame in similar manner, by winning Jeopardy in 2011. Continue reading 20 years ago IBMs Deep Blue beat Kasparov in Chess
Since publishing the post on what languages Watson supports and how much Watson actually cost, those posts have generated outstanding most visits on this blog. Since Watson is constantly updated I thought it was time to update those posts since the Watson language post is from Dec 2015 and the Watson price / cost post is from August 2016. Continue reading Watson Language and Price Update