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When to start using machine learning in your business is not a hypothetical question; it’s a question you must answer today. Not because I say so, but because your competitors are working on their answers as you are reading this. So here are a few thought starters to help you explore y...
Worried about robots taking your job? You have a weapon and one last chance: automate, or die! If your job is process oriented, for example, calculating make-goods for improperly filled orders, your whole department will be automated soon. Don’t let the pink slip surprise you. If you ...
Shelly Palmer talks about the Microsoft Surface Laptop with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: May 9, 2017 The post Microsoft Surface Laptop Review | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Machine learning, AI, cognitive computing, natural language understanding, image recognition, pattern matching, autonomous devices – these are just a few of 2017’s loosely defined catchall phrases. But in practice, they each refer to a significant field of study that is guaranteed to h...
Shelly Palmer discusses Facebook's earnings with Richard Quest on CNN. Original Airdate: May 3, 2017 The post Facebook Earnings Questions originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer speaks about the Samsung Galaxy S8 and demonstrates some of the new phone's capabilities on Fox 5 New York with Antwan Lewis and Teresa Priolo. Original Airdate: May 2, 2017 The post Samsung Galaxy S8 Review | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palm...
Analysts estimate that by 2030, self-driving cars and trucks (autonomous vehicles) could account for as much as 60 percent of US auto sales. That’s great! But autonomous vehicles are basically computers on wheels, and computers crash all the time. Besides that, computers get hacked eve...
Clients want us to deliver online experiences that are competitive with Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, and other top-tier tech companies because that’s what consumers demand. This has created a war for talent unlike anything I’ve seen in my career. While it must be fought, it ca...
The TV business was once ruled by overnight ratings. Those metrics are becoming less and less meaningful in a world of mobile-first consumers. Online networks such as Netflix and Amazon don’t want or need third-party ratings. They know exactly what is being consumed, by whom, and when....
Technology has always driven massive changes in the business of television. The movement from the Broadcast era to the Pay TV era was powered by the new technologies of cable and satellite. And the engine of the next major shift — from cable to OTT (over the top) — is powered by broadb...
While sales of 4K television sets are spiking, broadcast capabilities are lagging. The irony here is rich. For traditional distributors (cable providers and satellite distributors) to offer higher-quality formats, often they must take on major capital expenditures, upgrading gear throu...
Shelly Palmer talks about self-driving cars and how much safer they will be than human drivers on Fox 5 New York with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: April 11, 2017 The post Can Self-Driving Cars Ever Be Safe? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shell...
FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google/YouTube) is about to take a huge bite out of traditional network TV (ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox), and the media business will never be the same. The post TV May Actually Die Soon – Stay Tuned originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
As the head of a network, he’s clearly correct. According... The post Too Much TV? Depends Where You Look originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each othe...
Shelly Palmer talks about WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption and the problems and challenges of letting law enforcement have access to encrypted conversations on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Robert Moses. Original Airdate: March 28, 2017 The post Should Law Enforcement Have Access to Wha...
Two weeks ago, I compiled a list of the 5 jobs robots will take first. Last week, I compiled a list of the 5 jobs robots will take last. Both previous essays are about robots replacing human workers who do cognitive nonrepetitive work (such as middle managers, salespersons, tax account...
Shelly Palmer talks about surveillance technology on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: March 21, 2017 The post Is Your TV Watching You? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take first? First, we should define “robots” (for this article only) as technologies, such as machine learning algorithms running on purp...
Are robots coming for your job? What jobs will AI take last. Shelly Palmer talks about the future of work on Fox 5 NY with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: March 7, 2017 The post The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take Last | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shel...
What white-collar jobs will machine learning take first? The answers may surprise you. Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: February 28, 2017 The post The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on S...
Worried about how to digitally transform while you perform? Wondering how to change the tires while going 60 mph? Are you preparing your team for their digital journey? (It’s not a destination.) Are you trying to figure out how to transform yourself (or your company) into a digital pow...
Shelly Palmer talks with Maggie Lake about Samsung's issues, the new Galaxy 8, Mobile World Congress, AI and Natural Language Understanding (Alexa Voice Services) on CNN. Original Airdate: February 27, 2017 The post Samsung’s Galaxy 8, MWC and Alexa | Shelly Palmer on CNN origina...
All four major carriers are offering "unlimited" data plans. But, the devil is in the details. Shelly Palmer talks about it with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: February 21, 2017 The post Which Unlimited Data Plan is Right for You | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 ori...
For more than a decade, if Apple manufactured it, we purchased it – in bulk. There are so many Apple devices in our offices, someone once said, “It looks like Steve Jobs threw up in here.” That was then. The post Is Apple Over? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about Facebook's new image search powered by machine learning on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: February 7, 2017 The post Facebook Image Search | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Can you really win a Twitter or Facebook war? Yes, you can! Here, for your cyber-pugilistic pleasure, is a strategic primer that will make you invincible. The post How to Win a Twitter War originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about Tostitos alcohol-sensing bag and its embedded near-field communications (NFC) chip that you can tap with your phone to call and Uber (if you're too drunk to drive) on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 31, 2017 The post Breath...
Samsung is about to officially release the findings of its internal investigation of the potential causes for the Note 7 thermal runaway issues. Although the results of these tests have been widely reported elsewhere, the findings are still under publication embargo, so I’m not going t...
Is Alexa always listening? Shelly Palmer explains how Amazon's Echo and Alexa Voice Service work on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 17, 2017 The post Just How Dangerous Is Alexa? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Apple's new MacBook Pro 15" is the most expensive laptop the company has ever produced. It's also supposed to be the best ever. This may be true, but unboxing it revealed some interesting issues that may influence your decision to purchase one. Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group ...
If you let your imagination run wild in the world of automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU), and you throw in a little fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD), you can come up with several illegal uses for systems such as Alexa Voice Service, Google Home,...
In this edition of Tech Leader Interviews with Tamara McCleary, presented by Thulium, Tamara interviews Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group. An icon of the technology industry and tech expert frequently appearing on CNN, CNBC and Fox, Shelly talks about whats new and changed at CES...
One thing is crystal clear from CES: the world is awash in data. As Shelly Palmer, CEO of the Palmer Group, puts it: "We do life and create data." And it's up to marketers to figure out "how to create data, collect it, make it actionable and get the rights to use it," said Mr. Palmer. ...
The “willing suspension of disbelief” is the idea that the audience (readers, viewers, content consumers) is willing to suspend judgment about the implausibility of the narrative for the quality of the audience’s own enjoyment. We do it all the time. Two-dimensional video on our screen...
We met at a tech conference years ago, while we were hiking with other conference attendees up a trail in the Canadian Rockies. It was a very long hike up a well-traveled trail. The goal was to get above the tree line and have a summer snowball fight. Not the most noble of goals, but i...
As 2016 winds down, I thought it would be fun to recap my top 10 most read LinkedIn posts. I was not surprised to learn that my Apple iPhone 7 review was my most popular story this year. But I was surprised by some of the others. The post My Top 10 Articles of 2016 originally appeared ...
We were proud to be partners in an important consumer study spearheaded by Scripps Networks Interactive. 700 U.S. homeowners of all ages were surveyed finding that safety and comfort are the primary reasons consumers invest in smart home technology. The post Tech in the Kitchen Beats T...
Remember that talk you had with your parents when you were just starting to notice the opposite sex? It’s time to think about how that talk is going to sound when you add loving, committed relationships with your new AI system to the mix. The post Sex with Robots is Almost Here origina...
Galaxy Note 7 owners, Samsung really wants you to return your phone right now. Shelly Palmer talks about what Samsung is going to do about it on CNN with Richard Quest. Original Airdate: December 9, 2016 The post Samsung Really Wants Your Note 7 Back | Shelly Palmer on CNN originally a...