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How machine learning might affect media
Bruce Devlin - new I have a curious relationship with technology. I’ve been doing it all my life and I see topics come and go over the years. This is the 3rd time around that I’ve seen Artificial Intelligence become trendy and this time, I think it will stick. There are 4 things that are different this time around and they are (in alphabetical order) Amazon, IBM, Google, Microsoft. All of those companies have had AI research programs running for years, but the big change now is that there is enough ubiquitous compute resource in the form of the cloud to make it commercially viable to build products around the platforms.
Tags: iss132 | class | machine learning | ml | watson | ibm | Bruce Devlin - new
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State of the Nation
Dick Hobbs - new

I am writing this in the middle of a record-breaking heatwave in southern England. Yet it is time to be thinking about the mists and mellow fruitfulness of autumn, or at least the predictably damp and chilly Amsterdam when IBC hits town.

What will be the hot talking points of IBC this year? I am not in a position to talk about what the big vendors will be showing: I have so far received just the one preview press release (take a bow, Calrec).

Tags: iss132 | ibc | ibm | watson | ai | Dick Hobbs - new
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Looking to the Cloud for broadcast business success
Tom Donoghue Cloud-based computing is not a new idea, but media and entertainment companies are beginning to recognize its potential.
Tags: iss087 | Pilat Media | Cloud | broadcast | IBMS Express | VOD | Tom Donoghue
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Ask the experts with TMD looking at LTFS
Tony Taylor LTFS stands for Linear Tape File System. It is a file system for data archives, developed by IBM but published as an open standard and now widely adopted by all the leading vendors of large-scale data archiving.
Tags: iss080 | ltfs | guide | tape | backup | archive system | tmd | data archives | ibm | Tony Taylor
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All the Things You Want to Know About Cloud Computing
N/A Back to Basics Article All the Things You Want to Know About Cloud Computing but Were Too Afraid to Ask By Todd Martin, VP of cloud services and partnerships at Chyron
Tags: cloud | chyron | cpu | ibm | axis | graphics | iss057 | N/A
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USB 3 King of Connectivity
N/A They call it SuperSpeed, and for a very good reason. USB 3.0 boasts a data throughput of 4.8 Gb/s. Weve long known this ubiquitous I/O technology as the Universal Serial Bus, and the improvements gained by USB 3.0 over USB 2.0, along with its backward compatibility, have already shown the USB king of connectivity is going to undoubtedly retain its throne for the foreseeable future.
Tags: usb3 | superspeed | usb | Compaq | DEC | IBM | Microsoft | NEC | Nortel | 4.8gb | blackmagic design | western digital | fire wire | sata | iss044 | N/A
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