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Announcing the Applied AI Conference 2017

BootstrapLabs is pleased to announce the return of the Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco on May 11, 2017.

After the incredible success of last year’s Applied AI Conference, we have expanded into a new venue and this year’s conference will be 2x bigger. There are only a few tickets left – don’t miss out – register now at this link.

Discover the latest innovation in Artificial Intelligence, and see why everyone is talking about AI today:

 

This year’s conference is focused on practical applications and the current commercialization of AI technologies across industries such as Transportation & Logistics, Internet of Things (IoT), Future of Work (FoW), Financial Technologies (FinTech), Cybersecurity, and Healthcare Technologies (HealthTech).

The 2017 conference agenda will provide insights into the present and future impact of AI on your organization, as well as in your daily life. It will also feature concrete ways, tools, and methods to prepare, organize, and tap AI’s transformative power. As active early stage investors in Applied AI, BootstrapLabs will provide an overview of the investment and consolidation landscape at the conference.

Meet our world-class speakers for this year’s conference:
  • Amir Khosrowshahi, CTO AI Products Group, Intel
  • Lanny Cohen, Group Chief Technology Officer, Capgemini
  • Jack Clark, Strategy & Communications Director, OpenAI
  • Richard Socher, Chief Scientist, Salesforce
  • Mårten Mickos, CEO, HackerOne
  • Hema Raghavan, Head of Growth Relevance, LinkedIn
  • Angie Moody, VP Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa
  • Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies
  • Nicolai Wadstrom, CEO and Founder, BootstrapLabs

Full speakers list at this link.

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The AI revolution is coming fast. But without a revolution in trust, it will fail

For the first time, artificial intelligence (AI) is moving into the mainstream, and thanks to the convergence of increasing computing power, big data and machine learning, it’s reshaping the world we live in and our relationships with technology and each other. Read more.

CIA to Spy on Earth Using Artificial Intelligence

Private conversations and moments might not be so private anymore following CIA’s latest plan. A CIA-linked firm is reportedly joining forces with Amazon. This is to spy on earth in an unprecedented detail. Read more.

How front-end development can improve Artificial Intelligence.

What’s holding back Artificial Intelligence? While researchers rightly focus on better algorithms, there are a lot more things to be done. In this post I’ll discuss three ways in which front-end development can improve AI technology: read more.

How AI and ML work at Apple?

So Apple moved Siri voice recognition to a neural-net based system for US users on that late July day . Some of the previous techniques remained operational — if you’re keeping score at home, this includes “hidden Markov models” — but now… read more.

UC Berkeley launches Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence

UC Berkeley artificial intelligence (AI) expert Stuart Russell will lead a new Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, launched this week. Read more.

The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

A team of Harvard University researchers with expertise in 3-D printing, mechanical engineering, and microfluidics has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot. Read more.

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Announcing The Autonomous Corporation

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We stand in front of the 4th and largest wave of the industrial revolution, powered by AI and Data. This is the biggest opportunity so far for innovation and entrepreneurship, and every single industry will be disrupted and redefined by companies that are not yet even born.

With the AI market projected to grow over 20 fold in the next 10 years to $3Tn annually, we believe Applied Artificial Intelligence represents one of the major wealth creation opportunities of this century.

Any system that is not learning will soon die, and applying AI to new or existing systems will extend and accelerate societal improvement.

AI-driven systems will soon be able to build better, more efficient products that scale and solve problems in ways that have not been possible before. While everyone is talking about Autonomous Vehicles, we want to talk to you about the Autonomous Corporation, where most actions will be automated, decisions autonomously taken and where outcome will be learned from to continuously improve results. We are moving away from the world of Automated Systems and stepping into a world of Autonomous Systems.

 

The power of AI is about leveraging technology and big data, automating repetitive mechanical tasks, capturing more data from the real world, and ultimately empowering humans with actionable intelligence, rather than replacing them, and finally changing our world for the better!

Join us @ BootstrapLabs HQ for an exciting evening with the leaders of the Autonomous Revolution!

Space is very limited and we expect to reach full capacity quickly.

AGENDA

17:45 – 18:15: Registration
18:20 – 18:25: Welcome message
18:20 – 19:00: “The Autonomous Corporation” Keynote and Fireside Chat

  • Dr. Danny B. Lange, Head of Machine Learning at Uber
  • Ben Levy, Co-Founder at BootstrapLabs

19:00 – 20:00: “Enabling The Autonomous Corporation: AI Founders Insights”

  • Sabrina N. Atienza, Founder at Qurious.io
  • Alex Holub, Co-Founder at Vidora
  • Cathrine Andersen, Co-Founder at Roger.ai

20:00 – 20:30: “Drinks & Networking”


Meet speakers and companies presenting:

 

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Keynote: Dr. Danny B. Lange, Head of Machine Learning at Uber
Moderator: Ben Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

19:00 “Enabling The Autonomous Corporation: AI Founders Insights”

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Sabrina N. Atienza, Founder at Qurious.io

Alex Holub, Co-Founder at Vidora

Cathrine Andersen, Co-Founder at Roger.ai

See you on November 15th!

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Robots’ debut in aerospace production lines create new human jobs

It may be the 21st century, but an aircraft final assembly line still has many hallmarks of a cottage industry. Read more.

 

London company uses artificial intelligence to brew the perfect beer

Say what you will about Google’s AlphaGo AI, it generally turned up to its championship matches sober.
Actually, most AI tend to stay away from the bottle – which makes sense given their lack of mouth, or digestive system, or sense of fun. Read more.

 

Google believes its superior AI will be the key to its future

Google is beginning to look beyond search to tap into some of the most lucrative and promising businesses in the tech industry: artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Read more.

 

We need to talk about AI and access to publicly funded data-sets

For more than a decade the company formerly known as Google, latterly rebranded Alphabet to illustrate the full breadth of its A to Z business ambitions, has engineered an annually increasing revenue generating empire .. read more.

 

Artificial Intelligence Could Help Catch Alzheimer’s Early

AI algorithms used with MRI brain scans help distinguish between patients with Alzheimer’s and two early forms of dementia that can be precursors to the memory-robbing disease. Read more.

 

Artificial Intelligence Is Setting Up the Internet for a Huge Clash With Europe

Neural networks are changing the Internet. Inspired by the networks of neurons inside the human brain, these deep mathematical models can learn discrete tasks by analyzing enormous amounts of data. Read more.


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Chatbots And Millennials: How Smart Brands Should Be Using Artificial Intelligence

This is the year of the chatbot. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), bots are responding to queries, helping users find products, and even troubleshooting customer service issues. Read more.

 

Intel, Google, GE, And Samsung Among Most Active Corporate Investors In AI Startups

Artificial intelligence dealmaking has exploded recently, leaping to a new quarterly record of over 140 deals in Q1’16. Read more.

 

18 AI researchers reveal the most impressive thing they’ve ever seen

This year especially, artificial intelligence (AI) has had a renaissance — Tesla pushed their self-driving autopilot out to all eligible cars, and Google and Facebook have both announced large investments in AI research. Read more.

 

Self-driving trucks: what’s the future for America’s 3.5 million truckers?

The race is on to get driverless trucks on the roads, and experts say the impact on professional drivers ‘is going to be huge’.. read more.

 

Toyota to build artificial intelligence-based driving systems in five years

Toyota Motor Corp is targeting developing in the next five years driver assistance systems that integrate artificial intelligence (AI) to improve vehicle safety, the head of its advanced research division said. Read more.

 

Intel Outside as Other Companies Prosper from AI Chips

The world’s leading chip maker missed a huge opportunity in mobile devices. Now the rise of artificial intelligence gives the company another chance to prove itself. Read more.

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Please help us to grow the community by forwarding this email to your friends who are interested in learning more about AI.

 

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Announcing AI PitchForce. Apply now!

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Presented by BootstrapLabs and PeopleConnect, AI Pitchforce is a can’t-miss opportunity for AI startup entrepreneurs to present to top angel investors and VCs. It will take place August 25th from 5:00-8:30 PM at Reed Smith, 101 2nd Street, San Francisco.

The AI PitchForce judges will be:

Companies presenting can expect the following:

  • A demo table on the show floor
  • Multiple networking opportunities with guests and investors
  • An opportunity to earn $500K – $1.5M in seed funding
  • The opportunity to present in front a panel of distinguished investors

Event Format:

During the demo period in the first hour, guests and investors will be able to vote on their favorite five companies. These companies will be granted a 4 minute pitch to the panel, followed by a 4 minute Q&A session and 4 minutes of feedback from the panel. The bottom companies will then be allowed a one minute elevator pitch to the panel. From these companies, one will be chosen to have a full 4 minute pitch in front of the panel. The winner will then be selected by the panel and receive a meeting with BootstrapLabs, a meeting with Javelin Venture Partners and a $1,500 scholarship to the Keiretsu Forum Capital Access Series.

Here’s how to apply:

Rules: Any early stage company specializing in AI or Applied AI may apply

Cost: Totally Free!

Email your Executive Summary and pitch deck to info@bootstraplabs.com to apply.

Guests interested in attending can purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ai-pitchforce-tickets-26669745928

Thank you to our sponsor

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Press Release: The Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2016

The annual BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference will take place on Wednesday May 25th in San Francisco.

This year’s conference will focus on AI’s disruptive power and its impact on Society, the Enterprise, and People. The conference has a packed house of 400+ attendees and features 43 thought leaders in AI from companies like AirBnb, Accenture, Amazon, BMW, Facebook, IBM, NASA, Sentient, Singularity University, Stanford University, Uber and more.

The conference sessions include keynotes and panels on some of the most relevant topics in the AI space, including:

● Exponential Disruption with Rob Nail, CEO & Associate Founder, Singularity University
● Bring Machine Learning to every corner of your Organization with Danny Lange, Head of Machine Learning, Uber
● Ingredients for Successful AI Platforms , with Hussein Mehanna, Director, Core Machine Learning, Facebook
● Innovation and Inspiration through Cognitive Computing with Swami Chandrasekaran, Chief Technologist, IBM Watson
● Fully Autonomous Agents – The Next Big Thing in AI with Nigel Duffy, CTO, Sentient
● Autonomous Transportation and Mobility ­Uwe Higgen, Head Technology USA, BMW
● Meet Amy, your new Personal Assistant with Josh Constine, Editor­At­Large, TechCrunch, and Dennis R. Mortensen, Founder & CEO, x.ai
● Chatbots in the Physical World with Jack Clark, Reporter, Bloomberg and Oren Jacob, Co­Founder & CEO, PullString

Why AI is changing everything?
Artificial Intelligence is not new, but the underlying technologies have reached an inflection point. AI is entering a commercialization phase and every product and industry sector is being reimagined using an AI­ first approach. BootstrapLabs believes this will drive an accelerated pace of innovation in most industry verticals across the globe.

“We have entered the age of Applied AI, and as an investor at the forefront of this industry, we wanted to bring together our friends from Facebook, Uber, Amazon, IBM, Airbnb, NASA, BMW, Department of Homeland Security, Singularity University, Stanford, and so many others to join us for a special conversation on the s tate of things in Applied AI and where we are headed,,” said Nicolai Wadstrom, CEO of BootstrapLabs.

Follow this link to view the conference agenda and full speakers list – http://hackers.ai/applied-artificial-intelligence-conference/speakers/

About BootstrapLabs
BootstrapLabs is a Silicon Valley based Venture Builder Company with a global outlook on innovation, combining Human Capital with Venture Capital to invest in Applied Artificial Intelligence startups leveraging Big Data.
BootstrapLabs’ investment platform stands on three core pillars: Venture Capital, Human Capital, and a Community of founders, makers and thought leaders. Founded and operated by entrepreneurs, BootstrapLabs understands firsthand the needs and challenges of building a startup, and invests early in passionate founders who are building potentially disruptive technology companies with global potential.

BootstrapLabs’ current seed fund invests in innovative and smart AI­powered software platforms that create significant value for their users in large, global markets. Key sectors of interest include Internet of Things, FinTech, Future of Work, Logistics, Security, eHealth, and others.

Since its inception, BootstrapLabs has invested and worked with startups such as Prezi, Trusted Insight, AngelList, Aeye, and Zerply.

Contacts
BootstrapLabs
Press inquiries Email: info(at)bootstraplabs(dot)com
Webiste: http://www.bootstraplabs.com
Twitter: @Bootstraplabs
Applied AI Conference hashtag: #AAI16

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