Applied AI Digest 109

AAI18 Conference – Thank You!

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We hope you were as excited as we were with the day of learning, inspiration, and networking.

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AI: Tech’s Alpha Trend

Silicon Valley can be fickle. Bitcoin was red hot last December until it tanked. Before that VR was all the rage, and now AR is thought to be the next big fad. But last week in San Francisco at BootstrapLabs’ Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference, Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Accenture… Read more.

How Lyft, Mastercard, and Drone Companies Are Experimenting With Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence technologies aren’t just being used to help computers more quickly recognize dogs in photos. Several businesses like Mastercard and fast-growing drone companies are exploring ways that AI technologies like machine learning can better verify people’s identities and process insurance claims. Read more.

The Pentagon focuses on AI despite White House indifference

Pentagon technology chief Mike Griffin last week announced US military plans to form an office dedicated to procuring and deploying artificial intelligence technology. Meanwhile, the White House still doesn’t have a science adviser. The US military appears to embrace AI at every strategic level… Read more.

Will artificial intelligence make you a better leader?

Consider this real-life scene: Reflecting on the difficult moments of his week, the new CEO of a UK manufacturer felt angry. His attention kept going back to the tension in several executive-team meetings. He had an urge to shake the team and push several of its members, who were riven by old conflicts… Read more.

How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans at their suburban Seattle home. So over the Christmas break, Sivasubramanian, the head of Amazon’s AI division, began rigging up a system to let her do just that. Read more.

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