Category Archives: AI

Ambient Intelligence: Where AI and IoT Meet

There is an excellent introduction to the concept of ambient intelligence and its uses in healthcare in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine:

“Ambient intelligence in hospitals is an emerging form of technology characterized by a constant awareness of activity in designated physical spaces and of the use of that awareness to assist health care workers such as physicians and nurses in delivering quality care.… More

Cybersecurity 2019 — The Year in Preview: AI, Security, and Emerging Threats

Editors’ Note:  This is the fourth in our third annual series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the new year.  Our previous entries were on state law trends, comparing the GDPR with COPPA, and energy and security.  Up next:  cryptocurrency.

Predicting the future is always a bit of a mug’s game, given that today’s bold claims about what is coming next often end up being served as tomorrow’s “claim chowder,” to use John Gruber’s memorable phrase.… More