For marketers, a simple way to think about deep learning is that it’s ultimately about presenting customers with exactly what they want, whether or not they know yet that they want it. That could mean an experience, a bit of information, an ad, or a suggestion for a specific product. But what is deep learning?
In the middle of 2017, I found myself reading quite a bit of the current research on the effects of heavy smartphone usage on cognitive function. You can see an overview of what I found here. In short, the persistent drip of dopamine our brain releases when we get rewarded with repeated notifications can negatively affect our ability to concentrate as well as diminish our ability to transfer short-term memory into long-term memory. Cool, right?
As AI services have become more common, and our interactions with them more comfortable, businesses are looking at the benefits of these tools in smoothing customer interactions. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to consider four areas where AI implementations can improve your user experience.
The emergence and adoption of natural language/voice interfaces, expanded IOT offerings and machine learning/AI will change UX design forever.
Any marketer looking to dip a toe into the AR waters already has billions of active, waiting AR-ready consumers, worldwide. First, here’s what you need to know.
The result of the inevitable maturing of markets is that today’s innovation becomes tomorrow’s fish and chip paper, so to speak. And as the internet continues to empower your customers to price compare among a virtually infinite set of your competitors, this process will only continue to accelerate. But just because the category itself is commoditized, there is still competitive advantage to be found in the customer experience you’re able to deliver.
Although it isn’t new, influencer marketing is common practice for a growing portion of marketing budgets. With social media, influencer marketing has been taken to scale. For marketers who haven’t yet taken the influencer marketing plunge, it’s time to ask some basic questions.
The use of hashtags seems to be extremely arbitrary, especially when it comes to individual social media platforms and the users themselves. With all the recent changes to social networks the question has to be asked; do we need hashtags at all?
In the past few years, a number of long-term, peer-reviewed studies have come out that have begun to suggest that the piece of technology we once called the “Jesus phone” is really no savior at all. In fact, it may be, for our productivity and general mental acuity, just the opposite. Read on to discover how you might get your brain back.