Wednesday, January 16, 2019

SAP Becomes First European Tech Company to Create Ethics Advisory Panel for Artificial Intelligence

SAP has announced its guiding principles for artificial intelligence (AI) and its creation of an external AI ethics advisory panel – the first European technology company to do so. The panel, comprised of experts from academia, politics...

Executive Interview: Norbert Monfort, VP of IT Transformation & Innovation, Assurant

Assurant Implements AI Platform Approach for Operational Efficiency and Improved Customer Experience Norbert Monfort is VP of IT Transformation & Innovation at Assurant, Inc., a global provider of risk management solutions. A 24-year Assurant employee,...

Reinforcement Learning – a Moonshot or Today’s Most Underhyped Technology?

Reinforcement learning is gaining attention as the “next step in AI”, but there are very few business use cases of this technology. So is reinforcement learning a moonshot or an underhyped game-changer? Artificial intelligence is...

AI Making Gradual Advance into Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry

The healthcare industry is not immune to software and technological advancements. In fact, the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) has gradually begun to revolutionize research activities in the industry. Major advances...

Opening the AI Black Box with Explainable AI

People are calling upon AI to make life-or-death decisions. In such situations, explainability is absolutely critical. It’s no surprise, therefore, that the US Department of Defense (DoD) is investing in Explainable AI (XAI). “Explainable AI—especially...

A Non-Programmer’s Guide to Learning Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence might seem intimidating, but it isn’t actually as complex as you might think. Many of the tools that have been developed over the last decade or so have all helped to make artificial intelligence and machine...

AI Customer Targeting Levels – From Customer Segmentation to Recommendation Systems

Every time you watch a film Netflix has suggested or buy a “similar product” on Amazon, it is a personalized recommendation. Can you make such recommendations work for your business as well? Currently there are...

Vancouver’s Strong AI Startup Ecosystem Rests on Academia for Talent Pool, Support from Government...

Vancouver has an AI cluster with over 100 companies developing AI products and services. This AI ecosystem combines several strengths of the region: Vancouver’s strong academic institutions, the University of British Columbia and Simon...

Artificial Intelligence Brings a Sales Renaissance

Artificial intelligence or AI is encroaching on the sales process at an exciting rate, or alarming, depending on your side of the coin. Using machine learning, predictive analyses, and big data analytics, AI can...

Here is a Blunt Guide to Mathematically Rigorous Machine Learning

By Harsh Sikka, graduate student at Harvard University studying AI and biocomputation I recently wrote a brief guide on the Math required for Machine Learning.People liked it, and asked me to write one on how to...






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