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painter's palette Why State-of-the-Art Technology Needs Art and Tech

There’s a longstanding, often passionate debate about art versus design and what separates the two. Now, many advocate that technology presents yet another creative medium, and silos are being torn down as art, design, and technology are increasingly entwined.

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Pamela Rentz
Image of a person's face made out of code Designing a Smart QA Strategy

With increasingly complex and sophisticated technologies being used in testing, quality has to become a smart activity. A smart QA strategy is both about building smart models and making smart choices. We must keep in mind the balance between manual and automated solutions and which are needed to accomplish our goals.

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Mukesh Sharma
Microphone on a stage at a conference Lessons Learned (and Unlearned) at STARCANADA 2018

With a week full of sessions, tutorials, training classes, and events, the STARCANADA software testing conference had plenty of takeaways. Some highlights: what jobs will look like in the future with AI, why testers should lead efforts to make quality everyone's responsibility, and the importance of unlearning.

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Owen Gotimer
Drawing of a digital brain made of circuitboards How AI Is Transforming Software Testing

At our modern pace of rapid software delivery, manual testing alone is simply inadequate. AI will soon be a necessity to keep pace and equip QA and test teams with augmented efficiencies. But don't fear the future; just like automation tools already have, AI is going to complement—not replace—your testing efforts.

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Raj Subramanian
contextual reasoning AI R&D: DARPA Investing $2 Billion in Contextual Reasoning

In the view of the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a government agency that has contributed heavily to AI research in the past, AI’s programmed ability to process information is still much too limited. What AI needs is contextual reasoning capabilities.

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Pamela Rentz
Test.ai logo Test.ai Raises Funding for Bots to Perform App Testing

Startup Test.ai is a system for AI-powered user scenario testing for mobile and web apps that uses bots, not humans, to develop and run test scenarios. It just secured investor funding, so Test.ai is on its way toward its goal of testing every app in the world. CEO Jason Arbon talks about the future of testing and AI.

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Beth Romanik
Person looking at an android The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

There will be many new roles for AI to play in future “developed” classrooms. Artificial neural networks will make it possible for robots to perform tasks through simple observation without programming, which will make their use limitless in a school setting. Here are some ways AI can be put to good use in a classroom.

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Kevin Nelson
Robot manager standing over a person Automated Executives: Software Moves into People Management

Some tech companies have created their own automated managers—software that can handle administrative and workflow processes typically presided over by humans, but in a fraction of the time. With so many typical management tasks able to be automated, are bosses going to land on the endangered species list? Not so fast.

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Beth Romanik