"The main benefit of requirements documents is to get the users to understand their requirements. A formal sign-off process for requirements specifications isn't worth squat."
-- Vince Kellen, CIO of University of California San Diego, during a Cutter Consortium webinar on
"How New Database Technologies Are Turning Data Analytics Rules Upside Down" on Feb. 3, 2021
People who do not understand what is going on in AI "will actually trust the algorithm more than they should. It's a magic black box that gives an answer, and they don't have this concept of why it could be wrong. Part of this is our problem, because we give them a false sense of accuracy by giving precision.”
-- Adam Singer (ExxonMobil), during a panel session on the Application of AI in Edge Computing
at the "Edge Computing in Oil & Gas" virtual conference on Jan. 27. 2021