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Will Chatbots Replace Websites Completely? One Industry Expert Says Yes

Will Chatbots Replace Websites Completely? One Industry Expert Says Yes

Chatbots are on the rise, and people use them with increasing frequency for banking transactions, customer service inquiries, appointment scheduling and more. It leads many to wonder what’s in store for the technology and how dominant it’ll become in the societal landscape. Many decades ago, people had no concept of websites because they didn’t exist …

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Here’s the Buzz on Bill Gates’ Holy Grail Technology

Here’s the Buzz on Bill Gates’ Holy Grail Technology

As someone who has forever changed how society uses and interacts with technology, Bill Gates is undoubtedly one of the most well-known people in the tech sector. It’s not surprising, then, that there’s a buzz around what became known as Bill Gates’ Holy Grail technology. At the 2016 Code Conference, attendees learned that Bill Gates’ …

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Environmental Technology Is Being Used to Save Our Planet

Environmental Technology Is Being Used to Save Our Planet

Okay, so technology is sort of what got us into this environmental mess in first place. Following the industrial revolution, emissions, pollution and other eco-problems spiked. And our cars and electricity generation technologies are major causes of climate change. But technology isn’t all bad — in fact, a new wave of environmental technologies might actually …

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The On-Demand Economy: What Is It, and How Does It Affect Us?

The On-Demand Economy: What Is It, and How Does It Affect Us?

The on-demand economy is changing the way consumers and businesses operate, making instant gratification and convenience a great expectation among consumers. Harvard Business Report shows the on-demand economy bringing in 22.4 million consumers annually, who spend $57.6 billion overall. The trend is also clearly here to stay since half the on-demand users are millennials, who …

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The Cryptocurrency Market and How it Influences Our Economy

The Cryptocurrency Market and How it Influences Our Economy

You don’t have to look for very long to find news headlines discussing the fluctuating values of cryptocurrencies. Those are indeed fascinating, but they only show one aspect of the cryptocurrency market. Gaining a thorough understanding of what’s going on in the cryptocurrency market requires looking at how these digital forms of payment are disrupting …

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IBM Think: What You Should Know

IBM Think: What You Should Know

IBM plays a regular role in hosting a variety of events, including InterConnect, Pulse and Edge. In 2018, IBM will incorporate aspects of these events into one major event: IBM Think, taking place March 19 to 22 in Las Vegas. The event touts a campus setting and serves as a meeting point for discussions regarding …

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Speakers at Think 2018 You Don’t Want to Miss

Speakers at Think 2018 You Don’t Want to Miss

From Monday, March 19 to Thursday, March 22, technology experts will arrive in Las Vegas to discuss some of the topics that matter most in the sector while attending Think 2018, a conference organized by IBM.   There are some speakers at Think 2018 weighing in on Sunday, March 18, too. Here are 21 experts …

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The Now and Future of Device Productivity

The Now and Future of Device Productivity

Early this decade, PC sales began a precipitous decline prompted largely by the advent of smartphones and tablets. It led many prognosticators to forecast that mobility and productivity were merging: Soon, only the old and stubborn would still use their bulky, power-hungry desktop computers to do their work. The young and progressive would do everything …

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What a Computer Scientist Should Know to Grow Their Career

What a Computer Scientist Should Know to Grow Their Career

Are you currently a computer scientist? Do you want to learn how to do more with your existing skills and become more capable and desirable as a professional? It’s no secret that computer science has changed considerably in recent years. Computer science is increasingly a bellwether for social progress in general since it influences so …

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