Applied AI Digest 107


Time’s Up! Last Chance to Attend AAI18

If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, here are three reasons why you should buy it now:

  • Incredible speaker line-up including: Accenture’s Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Paul Daugherty, World Economic Forum’s Head Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Kay-Firth Butterfield, Salesforce’s Chief Scientist, Richard Socher and many more. Full speaker list here.
  • Thought-provoking sessions: work in the world of AI, the death of Moore’s Law, future of machine learning, AI and the future of energy, the deep impact of AI in Healthcare, enterprise AI and cybersecurity and more. See full agenda here.
  • Amazing attendees like you: 800+ AI Leaders, corporate executives, venture capitalists, startup founders, and researchers will be getting together again for a full day of exciting conversations around the application of AI technologies.

We’re excited to see you next week at the conference. Sign-up now with the discount code AAIBSLcom18 and get 30% off.


5 Big Disruptive Trends Investors Should Watch

It’s hard to think of an industry that won’t be touched in some way by technological disruption over the next decade. That’s why Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Growth Team has Stan DeLaney. As their Disruptive Change Researcher, DeLaney works with the portfolio managers to detect the big ideas and emerging trends with far-reaching implications for economies, industries and social behavior. Read more.

Five Categories of On-Demand Mobility Services Companies

On-Demand Mobility Services, and particularly ride-hailing, have emerged as a strong option for consumer urban transportation. In the process, ride-hailing has disrupted the taxi and limo industries and could next disrupt public transportation and last-mile package delivery. Read more.

Artificial Intelligence Rules More of Your Life. Who Rules AI?

WASHINGTON—Technology companies are racing to get ahead of regulators to shape the future of artificial intelligence as it moves deeper into our daily lives. Companies are already working artificial intelligence, or AI, into their business models, but the technology remains controversial… Read more.

Why radiologists may not be goners

Apart perhaps from cashier and truck driver, radiologist is said to be the most imperiled job on the planet in the new age of automation. But artificial intelligence researchers say the challenge they’re addressing at the moment is to make it easier for radiologists to work faster and with less fear of a bad call… Read more.

Is Artificial Intelligence for Small Business? Factors to Consider for Technology Adoption

AI is being likened to a “Fourth Industrial Revolution” because of it’s potential for creating profound change in people’s lives, much like the invention of steam engines (First Industrial Revolution), electricity and mass production (Second Industrial Revolution), and the rise of the digital age (Third Industrial Revolution) had in the past. Read more.

Are Robo-Instructors The Future Of Corporate Training?

It’s the best of times and the worst of times for people whose job it is to teach others how to do their own jobs better, adapt to change, and get the hang of new technologies. Organizations are seeing greater need than ever for learning and development (or “L&D” for short), with spending on training climbing nearly 33% to $90.6 billion in the U.S. last year. Read more.


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GetAccept: Digital Marketing Manager

Sibly: Head of Engineering

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

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Applied AI Conference 2017 – Panel: How AI Promises to Reinvent Healthcare


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