Applied AI Digest 70

Where Artificial Intelligence Will Pay Off Most in Health Care

Of all the places where artificial intelligence is gaining a foothold, nowhere is the impact likely to be as great—at least in the near term—as in healthcare. Read more.

53% of Marketers Plan To Adopt Artificial Intelligence In Two Years

These and many other insights are from the Salesforce Fourth Annual State of Marketing – Marketing Embraces the AI Revolution published last week. Read more.

Amazon just acquired a training ground for retail artificial intelligence research

Amazon didn’t acquire an iconic grocery store brand just for the quinoa: Whole Foods operates hundreds of retail data mines, and Amazon just married a world-class artificial intelligence team with one of the best sources of in-store consumer shopping data in the U.S. Read more.

How deep learning is personalizing the Internet

Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning and it comprises several approaches to tackling the single most important goal of AI research: allowing computers to model our world well enough to exhibit something like what we humans call intelligence. Read more.

Tesla hires deep learning expert Andrej Karpathy to lead Autopilot vision

Tesla has hired deep learning and computer vision expert Andrej Karpathy in a key Autopilot role. Karpathy most recently held a role as a researcher at OpenAI, the artificial intelligence nonprofit backed by Elon Musk. Read more.

ITS America Presents, Technology Driving Transportation Executive Summit

Ben Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs will be on stage during the ITS America Technology Driving Transportation AI/ML panel on June 22 in San Francisco with:

  • Laura Merling, VP of Autonomous Vehicle Solutions, Ford Motor Company
  • Steve Carlin, Chief Strategy Officer, SoftBank Robotics
  • David Knight, Founder & CEO, TERBINE
  • John Rossman, Author & Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

More information at this link.