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Applied AI Digest 105


We’re less than a month away!

We’re excited to share with you that Accenture’s Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Paul Daugherty, will be one of our keynote speakers.

Accenture research estimates that AI could lead to an economic boost of US$14 trillion in additional gross value added (GVA) by 2035.

Our impressive line-up this year includes:
– Gilad Lotan, VP – Head of Data Science, BuzzFeed
– Tolga Kurtoglu – Chief Executive Officer, PARC
– Norma Krayem – Sr Policy Advisor & Co-Chair – Cybersecurity and Privacy, Holland & Knight
– Thomas Birr – SVP Innovation & Business Transformation, innogy SE
– Karen Kerr, Executive Managing Director, GE Ventures

Don’t miss the most exciting conversations in Artificial Intelligence this year!


Applied AI Workshop

BootstrapLabs in partnership with Talio Technology, is thrilled to introduce the APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WORKSHOP on April 11, 2018 (Pre-conference private workshop).

The workshop is a unique, immersive Applied AI working session that will deep dive into both theory and hands-on application with experts in Industry. You’ll have access to practical wisdom and methodologies on how to take advantage of AI’s powerful potential.


Meet the company trying to merge the human brain and A.I. to predict real-world events

Rather than being fearful of machines rising up against humans, one company is actively trying to merge the two, by combining human intelligence with computer algorithms to predict a whole series of real-world events. Read more.

Is Your Company Ready For AI? Ask Yourself These Nine Questions

With more and more artificial intelligence (AI) solutions emerging each year, it’s safe to say that this technology is here to stay. Statista predicts that the global AI market will be worth more than $10.5 billion by 2020, and forward-thinking businesses continue to incorporate AI into their everyday operations in the form of automation and customer service chatbots. Read more.

Top schools for AI: New study ranks the leading U.S. artificial intelligence grad programs

Artificial intelligence is poised to become one of the most disruptive technologies of the century. A new study of the top graduate programs for artificial intelligence, part of the closely watched U.S. News & World Report rankings, reveals which universities are poised to lead this revolution. Read more.

A Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence?

Fei-fei Li urges that “human centered” artificial intelligence “must be guided by human concerns.” As long as the unholy alliance of tech and business is in charge, without labor at the table, profit will be the only concern. Read more.

The US military wants AI to dream up weird new helicopters

AI can already dream up imaginary celebrities, so perhaps it can help the Army imagine revolutionary new engine parts or aircraft, too. That’s the goal of a new project from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the research wing of the US Defense Department. Read more.

China wants to shape the global future of artificial intelligence

China isn’t just investing heavily in AI—its experts aim to set the global standards for the technology as well. Academics, industry researchers, and government experts gathered in Beijing last November to discuss AI policy issues. Read more.


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Aeye: Sr. Electrical Engineer

Vidora: Senior Software Engineer – Applications

Smart Ear: Lead Engineer

Trusted Insight: Django/Python Full Stack Engineer

indus.ai: Product Marketing Director

See more job opportunities.


AAI17 Session Spotlight: AI and Beyond, Evolving Computational Substrates and Methods


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