The Semantic Web provides an enticing vision of our online future. This next-generation Web will enable intelligent computer assistants to work autonomously on our behalf: scheduling our appointments, doing our shopping, finding the information we need, and connecting us with like-minded individuals. Read more
A single-character change in how tweets are distributed highlights a massive strategic decision for Twitter.
When I first started using Twitter, I’d start my tweets with the names of other users. I wanted to give them credit for their ideas. I later discovered very few people even saw my tweets because of how they were composed. Read more
A unique real-world experiment, powered by an AI, that highlights the rewards and challenges of treating people on Twitter like individuals.
Read the full report on Primal for Twitter, a personal intelligent assistant for content discovery.
First published on LinkedIn.
A few weeks ago, I made the trip down to Content Marketing World, “the largest content marketing event on the planet” with over 2600 delegates representing 50 countries.
A comprehensive resource for content marketing covering a wide range of topics of interest to content marketers.
Women will benefit from the proactive delivery of personalized health information, using Primal’s proprietary artificial intelligence technology
Toronto, Canada / TNW-ACCESSWIRE / July 9, 2014 / Open Source Health Inc. (CSE:OSH), a cloud based patient engagement system that puts control in the hands of women to Educate, Advocate and Collaborate on their own healthcare, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Primal to power discovery of personalized health data, as part of the OSH integrative health platform. Read more
Content curation, the activity of collecting, organizing, and presenting information of interest to a target audience, is an essential component of content marketing.
As in many areas of marketing, aspects of content curation are being automated. Marketers are exploring how smart machines can help improve their productivity and performance. Read more
Introducing Primal’s intelligent content feeds
If you’re like us, RSS feeds are an essential part of your content pipeline. You use these feeds to keep track of the sources you care about, and share the best items with your customers and colleagues. Read more
Introducing Primal’s content service
You need content that’s tailored to your unique perspective, supporting the topics and sources that make you stand out from the crowd. You need a superstore, not a corner store, and you don’t want to do a lot of work to get it. Read more
First published on Medium.com.
In business, vision isn’t some mythical ability to see the future. It’s about being able to recognize a pattern and apply it to something new, before others see it coming.
In this post, we’ll introduce you to one such pattern, the gestation of new media within old media. Read more
According to Murthy Nukala, “any marketer who doesn’t have a graph within the next twelve months will be at a permanent competitive disadvantage.” That’s a pretty ominous warning, particularly when most marketers have no idea what a graph is, let alone how to use it. Read more
Joyce Hostyn argues that Better Human Understanding, Not Big Data, Is the Future of Business. Some excerpts (with my emphasis):
Despite the best of intentions, we’re not data driven, we’re hypothesis driven. Our stories (our mental models) are merely hypotheses of how the world works.Read more
Call me sentimental, but perhaps some of you, too, are starting to miss the human side of sentiment analysis.
Machine-based statistical analysis is not the entirety of sentiment analysis – or at least it shouldn’t be. There is still an important role for humans to play in that process. Read more
Developers have long created software that customers use directly. But now, we’re creating solutions that incorporate internal representations of end-users and adapt to individual needs.
In this post, we’re going to introduce you to the most important component in your solution stack, the user model, explain why it’s so important, and show you how to incorporate user modeling into your solution. Read more
Source Talking Politics
Bots have a bad reputation. Whether they’re sinister botnets, carrying out coordinated attacks, or annoying spambots, polluting our digital universe with crappy auto-generated content, bots are a much maligned bunch.