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    • Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    For the past five years, the hottest thing in artificial intelligence has been a branch known as deep learning. The grandly named statistical technique, put simply, gives computers a way to learn by processing large amounts of data. Thanks to deep learning, computers can easily identify faces and recognize spoken words, making other forms of humanlike intelligence suddenly seem within reach.

    "Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So" is from the June 11, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Startup Gathers Far-Flung Medicaid Information in Cloud Database

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Medicaid, which provides health care to low-income people, is administered state by state. Extracting, cleaning and curating the information from so many disparate and dated computer systems was an extraordinary achievement, health and technology specialists say.

    "Startup Gathers Far-Flung Medicaid Information in Cloud Database" is from the January 09, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Data-ism

    • The Revolution Transforming Decision Making, Consumer Behavior, and Almost Everything Else
    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Steve Lohr
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
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    Coal, iron ore, and oil were the key productive assets that fueled the Industrial Revolution. Today data is the vital raw material of the information economy. The explosive abundance of this digital asset, more than doubling every two years, is creating a new world of opportunity and challenge. Data-ism is about this next phase, in which vast, Internet-scale data sets are used for discovery and prediction in virtually every field. It is a journey across this emerging world with people, illuminating narrative examples, and insights.

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    • More business case than serious analysis

    • By Goodry on 06-03-15
    • The Revolution Transforming Decision Making, Consumer Behavior, and Almost Everything Else
    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Steve Lohr
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 03-10-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 104 ratings

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    • IBM, in It for the Long Haul, Is Betting Big on Watson

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "IBM, in It for the Long Haul, Is Betting Big on Watson" is from the October 16, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • IBM Buys Truven, Adding to Growing Trove of Patient Data at Watson Health

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "IBM Buys Truven, Adding to Growing Trove of Patient Data at Watson Health" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • A Lesson of Tesla Crashes? Computer Vision Can't Do It All Yet

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "A Lesson of Tesla Crashes? Computer Vision Can't Do It All Yet" is from the September 20, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel."

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    • Udacity, an Online Learning Startup, Offers Tech Job Trials

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Udacity, an Online Learning Startup, Offers Tech Job Trials" is from the November 17, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Canada Becomes a Magnet for Tech Talent

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Amir Moravej, an Iranian computer engineer in Montreal, quietly worked last year on building software to help people navigate the Canadian immigration system. He saw it as a way for others to avoid the same immigration travails he suffered a few years earlier.

    "Canada Becomes a Magnet for Tech Talent" is from the May 09, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Stepping up Security for an Internet-Of-Things World

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Stepping up Security for an Internet-Of-Things World" is from the October 16, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    In the past five years, dozens of schools have popped up offering an unusual promise: Even humanities graduates can learn how to code in a few months and join the high-paying digital economy. Students and their hopeful parents shelled out as much as $26,000 seeking to jump-start a career.

    "As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check" is from the August 24, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Supporting Science Beyond the Fair

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Intel ended its support last year for the national Science Talent Search, whose new sponsor is Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company. Now, Intel will drop its backing of the International Science and Engineering Fair.

    "Supporting Science Beyond the Fair" is from the February 14, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Startup Lessons From the Once-Again Hot Field of AI

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Startup Lessons From the Once-Again Hot Field of AI" is from the Tech section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • CrowdSignals Aims to Create a Marketplace for Smartphone Sensor Data

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "CrowdSignals Aims to Create a Marketplace for Smartphone Sensor Data" is from the March 22, 2016, Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Job No. 1 for GE’s New Chief: Fix Its Ailing Power Business

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In March 2017, Stephen R. Bolze, the president of General Electric’s big power-generation business, led an upbeat presentation to analysts.

    “We have got an exciting story for you,” he said."Job No. 1 for GE’s New Chief: Fix Its Ailing Power Business" is from the October 30, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Why the Economic Payoff from Technology Is So Elusive

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Why the Economic Payoff from Technology Is So Elusive" is from the June 5, 2020 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • A 10-Digit Key Code to Your Private Life: Your Cellphone Number

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "A 10-Digit Key Code to Your Private Life: Your Cellphone Number" is from the November 12, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Sorry, a Robot Is Not About to Replace Your Lawyer

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley’s next victim.

    "Sorry, a Robot Is Not About to Replace Your Lawyer" is from the March 19, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • GE, the Software Startup

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 19 mins
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    "GE, the Software Startup" is from the August 27, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Robots Will Take Jobs, but Not as Fast as Some Fear, New Report Says

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The report, which was released Thursday, breaks jobs down by work tasks — more than 2,000 activities across 800 occupations, from stock clerk to company boss. The institute, the research arm of the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., concludes that many tasks can be automated and that most jobs have activities ripe for automation. But the near-term impact, the report says, will be to transform work more than to eliminate jobs.

    "Robots Will Take Jobs, but Not as Fast as Some Fear, New Report Says" is from the January 12, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • How Do You Vote? Google Street View Calls It

    • By: Steve Lohr
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    What vehicle is most strongly associated with Republican voting districts? Extended-cab pickup trucks. For Democratic districts? Sedans.

    "How Do You Vote? Google Street View Calls It" is from the December 31, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Lohr and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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