Top Trends in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017

#AI will be the most disruptive class of technologies over the next 10 years. —Gartner #DF17

  • While human augmentation is just at the beginning of the innovation trigger phase of the Hype Cycle, complementary emerging technologies such as machine learning, blockchain, drones (commercial UAVs), software-defined security and brain-computer interfaces have moved significantly along the Hype Cycle since 2016.
  • The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 focuses on three emerging technology mega-trends: Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms.
  • “Our 2017 Hype Cycle reveals three distinct technology trends that profoundly create new experiences with unrivaled intelligence, and offer platforms that propel organizations to connect with new business ecosystems in order to become competitive over the next five to 10 years.”
  • “When autonomous vehicles, AI, IoT and other emerging technologies are combined with economic trends like the sharing economy, we truly see different business designs that profoundly disrupt the market,” Walker says.
  • Also in the realm of AI, machine learning, one of the hottest concepts in technology, has the potential to benefit industries from supply chain to drug research.

Enterprises should explain the business potential of blockchain, artificial intelligence and augmented reality.
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Microsoft’s UK CMO on artificial intelligence and his visionary inspiration

UK CMO of @Microsoft on why his visionary inspiration is astronaut Tim Peake #Vision100

  • We spoke to Paul Davies, UK CMO at Microsoft and one of our Vision 100 on what it takes to be a visionary.
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  • Paul Davies talks about what it takes to be a visionary and his expectations for the industry in the next ten years.
  • Watch the video to find out more on what qualities Davies thinks visionaries require and why he looks to music, the arts or theatre for inspiration.
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Davies said it takes a lot of curiosity and that visionaries need to be curious about the world around them and what makes people tick. He said that they should also have courage and the bravery to try different things.


Microsoft’s UK CMO on artificial intelligence and his visionary inspiration

Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine Learning Startup –

#Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine #Learning Startup

  • “Our acquisition of Magic Pony builds on other investments we have made in machine learning, beginning with the acquisitions of image search startup Madbits in July 2014 and machine learning startup Whetlab in June 2015,” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wrote in a blog post on Monday.
  • Magic Pony’s technology would be “used to enhance our strength in live and video and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter”.
  • New York, June 21 : In a significant announcement, micro-blogging website Twitter has acquired an 18-month-old London-based startup Magic Pony Technology to expand its capabilities in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).
  • On Thursday, US based Search Engine Giant Google announced that it will let people in India use the ..
  • Dorsey said the company was continuing to build strength into deep learning teams with world-class talent to help Twitter be the best place to see what is happening and why it matters.

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@vishwagujarat: “#Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine #Learning Startup”


New York, June 21 : In a significant announcement, micro-blogging website Twitter has acquired an 18-month-old London-based startup Magic Pony Technology to expand its capabilities in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).


Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine Learning Startup –

Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push

Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push  by @harrisonweber

  • A Twitter spokesperson declined to share how much the company paid for Magic Pony.
  • Magic Pony said in a separate announcement that Twitter will use its “technology to improve the visual experiences that are delivered across their apps.”
  • Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push
  • In a blog post , Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the startup’s tech “will be used to enhance our strength in live and video and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter.”
  • That “product” is a reference to Twitter itself, not an entirely new service, a Twitter spokesperson said.

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@VentureBeat: “Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push by @harrisonweber”


Today Twitter announced that it’s acquired Magic Pony, an 18-month-old machine learning startup with a funny name.


Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push