Technology

Game Theory

Game theory is a framework for conceiving social situations among competing players. In some respects, game theory is the science of strategy, or at least the optimal decision-making of independent and competing actors in a strategic setting. The trailblazer of what we consider modern game theory was the famed mathematician John von Neumann and economist Oskar Morgenstern in the 1940s. Mathematician John Nash is regarded by many as providing the first significant extension of the von Neumann and Morgenstern work. Components of Game Theory In any given situation with two or more players that involve known payouts or quantifiable consequences,...

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Chatbot

You go to a website and while you’re scrolling through you get a pop up mini window with a write up “How can I help you today?” In the simplest terms, this is how a chatbot is described. An online assistant to guide you through whatever questions you have. Definition A chatbot is a piece of software that conducts a conversation via auditory or textual methods. Such programs are often designed to convincingly simulate how a human would behave as a conversational partner, although as of 2019, they are far short of being able to pass the Turing test. Chatbots...

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AI Certifications

Artificial Intelligence has been in existence for a long time. Long before the popular Alexa, Siri and Cortana, as far back as that 1950s. Recently, it has become one of the hottest buzzwords in the tech industry. Technology that was only seen in movies and as fiction is now a reality because of AI. AI has been predicted to boost economic growth by an average of 1.7% and increase labour productivity by 40% or more by the year 2035. Experts look at artificial intelligence as a factor of production, which has the potential to introduce new sources of growth and...

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Wikia

Wikia, Inc. was founded in 2006 by Angela Beesley and Jimmy Wales, the creator of the online and open source encyclopedia Wikipedia. Wikia defines itself as follows: “Infinite and interconnected”. As the Social Universe for Fans, by Fans, we represent the infinite potential of collaboration. Content and fandom are interconnected, woven together through shared pursuit and dedication. Our network of communities is expansive, fresh and dynamic, but we operate as one.”The Wikia slogans “Create. Collaborate. Be original” offer a starting point for understanding the nature of Wikia. In this type of platform, two core values are exploited: on one hand,...

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