For years, artificial intelligence seemed on the cusp of becoming the next big thing in technology — but the reality never matched the hype. Now, the changes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic may mean AI’s moment is finally upon us.
Over the past couple of months, many technology executives have shared a refrain: Companies need to rejigger their operations for a remote-working world. That’s why they have dramatically increased their spending on powerful cloud-computing technologies and migrated more of their work and communications online. (Full Article)