- We’re on the verge of a critical mass moment in artificial intelligence. Across every industry, organizations are encountering real success with AI on multiple fronts.
- Organizations that have successfully deployed AI recognize the strong connection between AI and analytics. They also understand that as AI becomes more pervasive, it must be responsible.
- The big challenge from now on? Managing AI’s unstoppable progress—personally, culturally, societally, and within businesses, governments and other organizations—to get more value, while keeping risks in check.
Topics: Artificial Intelligence
For over one hundred years, Royal FloraHolland, its growers, and customers have been making the world a healthier and more beautiful place with flowers and plants. Every day, streamlined logistics and smart digital services ensure that 400,000 species of flowers and plants arrive at their worldwide destinations.
Countries, like companies, are fighting to be the best in AI.
Whether San Francisco, or Amsterdam, London or Montreal, governments know that if they can position their big cities as the global AI epicentre, their national economy will grow exponentially.
As reported in CB Insights, JPMorgan Chase is rebuilding its consumer business model to create a "digital everything" strategy. With $2.6 trillion in total assets, it's the largest bank in the US.
Artists working with emerging technologies frequently generate new insights on the future of culture, industry and society.
Topics: Artificial Intelligence
What is conversational AI?
Conversational AI is a form of Artificial Intelligence that allows people to communicate with applications, websites and devices in everyday, humanlike natural language via voice, text, touch or gesture input.
For users it allows fast interaction using their own words and terminology. For enterprises it offers a way to build a closer connection with customers through personalized interaction and receive an unprecedented amount of vital business information in return.
As reported in the South China Morning Post, a person can walk into a store in the lobby of JD.com’s south Beijing headquarters, select some snacks and leave the store. While it might seem as if no one paid for the items, the customer looked up at the camera while she walked out, paying with facial recognition.
This blog first appeared here on the Responsible City website, an initiative led by the City of London Corporation, as part of a series of interviews for the Business of Trust programme led by The Lord Mayor of London.
Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics on ethical leadership:
I don’t know how to fly an aeroplane, but I still travel by air when I need to, with the plane primarily being flown by a computer programme and with minimal human intervention. I trust the system, processes, procedures in place, and the people who designed the system.
July 10th 2018
WORLD SUMMIT AI ANNOUNCES ITS EXPANSION
World Summit AI, 10-11 October 2018, Amsterdam
After its sell-out debut last year, World Summit AI just announced its expansion to 6,000+ attendees and released additional tickets to accommodate for high demand.
Topics: Press Release
In the 1990s, US President Bill Clinton warned about a growing “digital divide” — a disparity between those with access to the internet and those without. If we didn’t “broadly share the knowledge and the technology that is developing,” he argued, we’d see rising “inequality, frictions, anxieties among people.”
Policymakers around the world seemed to take these warnings to heart. In 2003, the United Nations and the International Telecommunications Union put mitigating the digital divide on the global development agenda. In the US, policymakers made efforts to expand broadband access to rural areas, and in the early 2000s, began introducing Net Neutrality regulations.