Hybrid work set-up a key issue in CIB.O’s Transformation Summit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Is hybrid the best type of work setup in the Information Technology Business Process Management (IT/BPM). This is one of the key issues that the Cebu IT-BPM Organization (CIB.O) will be tackling during…

Alexa vs a curious, creative life

Romar Chuca - @inquirerdotnet 10/20/2020

Having an Alexa, Cortana, or Siri in our lives today has benefits. The technology does give people a chance to look at better options around us. Its capability to give a sense of order can certainly bring…

Educated yet amoral: AI capable of writing books sparks awe

AFP Relaxnews 09/04/2020

An artificial intelligence (AI) technology made by a firm co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk has won praise for its ability to generate coherent stories, novels and even computer code but it remains blind to racism or sexism.…

Artificial intelligence algorithm predicts slow earthquakes

AFP Relaxnews 08/31/2020

A team of researchers has succeeded in creating an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can identify changes in the earth’s crust that occur up to three months before an earthquake. On Aug. 21, Indonesia was struck by…

Consolacion town has application to monitor movements of residents while under GCQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Consolacion, a town in northern Cebu, is using technology to keep track of the movements of the residents now that they are under the general community quarantine (GCQ). Town Mayor Joannes Alegado said…

AI-powered video surveillance to improve public safety, security

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Detecting potential disasters or problem situations nowadays requires sophisticated and technology-driven surveillance system. This could be achieved through an artificial-intelligence-powered video surveillance system that could help improve public safety and security. Such technology is…

Bar exams vs artificial intelligence

Oscar Franklin Tan 04/30/2018

The University of the Philippines College of Law’s foyer trumpets “teaching law in a grand manner,” not “being the best review center for a glorified pass/fail exam.” The difference is critical for law students training for the…

Cebu hosts 17th Philippine Computing Science Congress

03/14/2017

Cebu will host the 17th Philippine Computing Science Congress (PCSC) on March 16 and 17 at the University of San Carlos (USC) Talamban campus. The PCSC is an annual conference of the Computing Society of the Philippines…

AI: Boon to business, bane to low-skilled workers

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/15/2017

As artificial intelligence (AI) moves to the forefront of business operations in the Philippines, the workforce needs to learn more complex skills to cushion the risk of losing jobs to automation. JP Palpallatoc, Accenture Philippines digital lead,…

Jarvis and me; a look at chatbots

09/22/2016

WITH bots, chat is more than idle talk “Hey, Jarvis,” I sent a message to the eponymous Facebook Messenger chat bot, “remind me to reply to Cass’ email in 30 minutes.” The reply came as quickly as…

The machine

Raymund Fernandez 06/14/2016

I love machines. I love machines mainly because they are consistent. Because they are consistent they are easier to understand. It might be because of this that I find the more complex the machines, the lovelier they…

Expect virtual reality, artificial intelligence from Google

05/19/2016

SAN Francisco — Google is expected to dive deeper into virtual reality and artificial intelligence Wednesday during an annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations. Although Google keeps its plans…

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