Brief guide to artificial intelligence in shipping
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Brief guide to artificial intelligence in shipping

If you look past the prophecies that intelligent machines are going to take over the world and kill us all there are some pretty exciting developments happening in artificial intelligence. Effective AI is reliant on data, as the shipping industry develops better big data capabilities, the opportunity to build new systems that can help humans …

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Three ways augmented reality could change shipping

Although it is getting a foothold in entertainment, industrial applications of augmented reality are yet to take off and we are a long way away from widespread adoption in the maritime sector. That said, augmented reality has the power to fundamentally shift how we process information in our daily lives and there are some obvious …

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When will shipping have its Lemonade moment?

We’ve all heard of the Kodak moment; when a new technology gets widespread adoption (eg. the digital camera) and customer expectations and needs change so dramatically from your assumptions that it becomes too late to change and you’re left filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (eg. Kodak). Many analysts appear to be waiting with baited breath for …

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Does imitation beat innovation?
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Does imitation beat innovation?

Whether in exploration, innovation, or business being first is often considered the holy grail of achievement. But in reality, it’s not often the people who get there first that have the best long-term success; in the competitive landscape of technology being a fast follower is often more advantageous than being a first mover.

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