Applied AI Digest 103

Early Bird Tickets Sold Out!

Our early bird tickets have expired, this is your last chance to buy your regular ticket and join us on April 12th, 2018! Check out the latest speakers added to the roster:

Karen Kerr – Executive Managing Director, GE Ventures
Johan Gerber – EVP Security & Decision Products, MasterCard
Kevin Hua – Sr. Manager – AI/Data Mining, Bayer
John Absmeier – VP – Smart Machines, Samsung
Jane Macfarlane – CEO & Founder, Seurat Labs
Matt Swanson – Chief Executive Officer, Augment

See Full Speaker Line-up here.

We expect to be at capacity for the conference so don’t miss out and get your tickets now!

Getting Value from Machine Learning Isn’t About Fancier Algorithms — It’s About Making It Easier to Use

Machine learning can drive tangible business value for a wide range of industries — but only if it is actually put to use. Despite the many machine learning discoveries being made by academics, new research papers showing what is possible, and an increasing amount of data available… Read more.

The Analogy of AI and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

TechEmergence’s own Daniel Faggella will be speaking at BootstrapLaps Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference on April 12th, 2018. Leading up to the #AAI18 event, we’ve partnered with BootstrapLabs to spark a conversation around AI in industry by putting together an article about Dan’s recent conversation with Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder and CEO of BootstrapLabs. Read more.

Google Is Helping the Pentagon Build AI for Drones

Google has partnered with the United States Department of Defense to help the agency develop artificial intelligence for analyzing drone footage, a move that set off a firestorm among employees of the technology giant when they learned of Google’s involvement. Read more.

Why retail’s artificial intelligence bet is all wrong

Everyone seems to be “using” artificial intelligence these days. So is retail. Big players like Amazon and Target are pouring huge amounts of resources into machine learning, and many companies sell “Artificial intelligence” tools for the retail industry. There’s just one problem. Read more.

Enterprise Adoption of Artificial Intelligence – When it Does and Doesn’t Make Sense

Chances are you have already been bombarded on social media or in your inbox about all these “revolutionary AI” this and “game-changer AI” that. Vendors of AI technology are often incentivized to make their technology sound more capable than it is – but to hint at more real-world traction than they actually have. Read more.

2017 AI Digest Review

Check out our 2nd Annual Applied AI Digest Review – a recap of all the major AI news and trends of 2017. Read more.

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AAI17 Session Spotlight: Keynote – Gaming and VR: Where AI goes to School