AI-enabled consumer banking

Posted by World Summit AI on Sep 3, 2018 10:04:34 AM

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.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Banking

How Art Programs Drive Innovation at ThoughtWorks

Posted by Andrew McWilliams on Aug 23, 2018 12:36:34 PM

Artists working with emerging technologies frequently generate new insights on the future of culture, industry and society.

Cyborg artists Neil Harbisson and Moon Ribas during their residency at ThoughtWorks 
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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

Conversational AI platforms demand is growing

Posted by Andy Peart on Aug 23, 2018 11:20:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, AI Platforms

Shop and pay with facial recognition

Posted by World Summit AI on Aug 23, 2018 10:13:06 AM

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.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Facial recognition

How can we trust AI if we don’t know how it works?

Posted by Tracey Groves on Jul 30, 2018 11:34:06 AM

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.  

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, AI ethics

Press Release - World Summit AI announces its expansion

Posted by World Summit AI on Jul 10, 2018 10:21:01 AM

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.

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Topics: Press Release

Will AI Widen or Weaken the Global Digital Divide?

Posted by Madeline McSherry on Jul 6, 2018 12:42:21 PM

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.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, International Development, Digital Divide

'What might ethical leadership look like in practice when it comes to AI and other advanced technologies?'

Posted by Tracey Groves on Jul 6, 2018 12:33:41 PM

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 AI and ethics:

In practice, ethical leadership will look far more inclusive by nature.  When it comes to embracing AI and other advanced technologies, ethical leadership will consider the diverse needs and requirements of a variety of different stakeholder groups. This includes not only customers and employees, but citizens and wider society, as well as the more traditional groups, such as investors.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, AI ethics