An overview of voice assistants and the possible use cases for the technology, including healthcare and retail. AI (artificial intelligence) and how to maximize autonomous vehicles, healthcare, and chatbots for good. The wider availability of voice assistants and the possible implications of what that could mean for people’s personal data.

1Trusting Voice Assistants
Peggy kicks off the month by providing an overview of voice assistants. Currently they are most often used for simple tasks as trust seems to be one of the biggest hurdles this technology faces. Delving in a PWC report, she tackles voice assistants and discusses the possible use cases for the technology, including healthcare and retail.
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2 The Full Potential of AI Chatbot
Peggy and Konrad Konarski, AI & IoT practice head, V-Soft Consulting, discuss the hot topic of AI (artificial intelligence) how to maximize chatbots for good. As AI is evolving – see autonomous vehicles and computer visions/disease predictability in healthcare – this technology is only going benefit us as humans while complimenting the work we are currently doing and jobs we are preforming.
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3 The Data and Security Behind Voice Assistants
Joshua Peschel, assistant professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, joins Peggy to talk about the wider availability of voice assistants and the possible implications of what that could mean for people's personal data. They also discuss the concept of leaving a trail of data, a “voice cookie” and what the future might look like for the data gathered by these assistants.
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