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Dumbing down artificial intelligence

I remember reading an interesting article in BusinessWeek magazine a few years back. The article reported that IBM had patented way to make computer generated voices more expressive and less perfect. 367 more words

Society

Candor in Advertising

I was reading a Businessweek article about advertising, Arby’s Best Commercial Yet Is Actually for Pepsi :

Advertisers know what we think about their work—it’s manipulative, it’s dishonest and most of the time, we don’t want to see it.

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Commerce

Businessweek names Apple-1 computer the 10th-most disruptive idea in the past 85 years

”The computer company started in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak has been named one of the most disruptive ideas in the last 85 years by influential magazine Businessweek, beating out modern-day essentials such as GPS, credit cards, and the modem,” AppleInsider reports. 155 more words

News

Editorial: MBA Program Rankings

What’s in a ranking? Perhaps in the same way that MBA applicants don’t want to be identified strictly by their GMAT score, business schools don’t want to be defined by their ranking. 913 more words

Mba