Police Exam Solutions partners with Darwin Ecosystem to bring personality analytics to police recruiting

Police Exam Solutions (PES) announced a strategic partnership with Darwin Ecosystem LLC, an IBM Partner in cognitive computing. PES, a service provider to police department’s exam and recruitment process, is introducing an added essay questionnaire capable of analyzing text in its natural language for the purpose of improving the police department’s insight about potential candidate’s... Read more

The DAO, artificial intelligence, when Google is not enough!

The DAO, artificial intelligence, when Google is not enough! (Translation of the Canoë Technology post — Published by Bruno Guglielminetti, tech journalist, March 25, 2016) If you use the internet and social networks to research, or just to keep abreast of the news in a particular field, you probably know tools like Netvibes or Feedly. These... Read more

When Google is not enough: the future of intelligent search

When Google is not enough: the future of intelligent search (Translation of Radio Canada’s Technology post — Published by Catherine Mathys, tech journalist, February 12, 2016) The explosion of information published online is not a new phenomenon. But it steadily brings new challenges, including that of harnessing this phenomenal amount of information. Every second, 29,000... Read more

Artificial Intelligence Revealing and Comparing the Candidates

With all the media buzz, presidential debates, campaign stops and ubiquitous baby kissing in the run up to the election for the next US president, wouldn’t it be fascinating to see how Artificial Intelligence (AI) reveals the personality traits of each of the candidates? Darwin Ecosystem has collected the candidates published speeches and fed them... Read more

The Democratization of Business Intelligence

Business intelligence (BI) is associated with methods and tools capable of extracting useful information for business insight and analysis. The methods applied are often complex as the technology needs to process large amounts of heterogeneous and unstructured data, all with optimal goals in common — revealing unexpected opportunities and providing a competitive advantage. Who Benefits... Read more

IBM highlights Darwin Ecosystem as a case study

On October 22nd, 2015, IBM published a case study about our company, our solutions, and our commitment to the new era of cognitive computing and big data. Excerpt highlights from IBM’s case study: 6-8 seconds to summarize new information from hundreds of articles, blogs and tweets 10 times faster results with IBM technology, compared to open source... Read more

The Augmented Human Intelligence Paradox

I launched a new theme for a meetup community last week in Montreal;  The Human Intelligence Augmentation meetup. The turnout included data scientists, developers, mathematicians, business executives, government representatives, financial services experts, consultants in organizational effectiveness, psychologists and national media enthusiasts. The goal was to establish a platform that addresses the technological, scientific, cultural and business... Read more

The Awareness Paradox of the Information Age

Did you know that the more we have to seek information, the less productive we are? And as the adage goes, time is money. Most of us depend on search engines, social media, professional publications, broadcasts and other informative means to be aware of what matters to us.  The reality is that most of these... Read more

Why not have a system at your service?

Search and Awareness Awareness is a basic and essential cognitive state that feeds our personal experiences. It allows us to acknowledge familiar patterns and the differences that peak our interest. Our self-awareness, and that of our surroundings, gives each one of us the ability to decide what is important or what matters to each one... Read more

Do you know what to do with cognitive computing systems?

We often believe that a system that thinks can, or will, help us make decisions.  A cognitive system is supposed to understand, perceive and solve problems — basically think. But this capability is made possible by a complex web of connected memories and knowledge acquired by the limitation of our respective “umwelts” (one’s surroundings or... Read more