AI has given us so much to be thankful for this season. Google is using its data to help you beat the holiday traffic, Lexus is tapping AI to advance its advertising, and the technology is pushing everyone to get more in touch with their thankful side.
FROM POPULAR SCIENCE: Google Maps Data Could Help You Avoid Thanksgiving Crowds on the Road
Before you hit the road, check out traffic predictions courtesy of Google. The app tapped into it’s massive data log to aggregate location services data from 25 cities to determine which times and destinations see the most traffic during the holiday weekend.
FROM AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: Used-Vehicle Space Ripe for Innovation
At Used Car Week, the industry was buzzing about rising new vehicle prices and nontraditional competition – motivating many dealers to make more room at the table for used vehicle sales.
FROM ALPHR: IBM Watson AI Wrote the Script for Lexus’ Latest Car Ad
To ring in the holiday season, the technology studied subjects, locations and emotions of successful car advertisements to create a script highlighting the beauty of collaboration between man and machine. What do you think of the final product?
FROM SALON: The Future of Artificial Intelligence Depends on Human Wisdom
Can AI be thankful? The technology is only as emotional as the humans behind it – meaning we must first tap into our own feelings before we can determine the technology’s future capabilities and necessary regulations.