Three governance considerations to unlock the potential of AI

Posted by PwC on Aug 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM

While regulators and legal experts are getting into the bigger accountability questions around artificial intelligence, such as who is liable if an autonomous vehicle crashes, formal governance to guide decision-making is largely lacking for everyday business application. The urgency around this is increasing: AI is being widely used across functions ranging from marketing to customer service, and ambitions for it are soaring as organisations witness its potential.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Global Governance, Strategy, Cyber Security

The Practical Place to Start Your AI Strategy

Posted by Andy Peart on Aug 29, 2019 1:15:00 PM

Artificial intelligence has reached a tipping point. It can no longer be ignored as a phase or something only for companies that are typically early adopters of technology. It’s impact on all areas of life, from medical research to your next film recommendation from Netflix, is evidence of its wide-ranging capabilities.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, AI Platforms, Conversational AI

Prejudice in A.I.

Posted by Rennan Tilbury on Aug 29, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Over the past 25 years, computers have slowly encroached into the domain of human intellect, the machines first victory was in 1997 when Kasparov lost to Deep Blue at Chess1. Since then A.I. have continued to expand the games they can beat us at, from Go to Poker, and Shogi to Starcraft2. These achievements of machine learning, whilst shockingly impressive, are in stark contrast to the failures of A.I. in the real world.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, AI Platforms, Data, Machine Learning

In Conversation with: Werner Vogels, VP & CTO, Amazon

Posted by World Summit AI on Aug 29, 2019 8:03:55 AM

Werner Vogels, VP & CTO at Amazon will take to the stage for the opening headline session on day two at World Summit AI 2019 (Thursday 10th October) and ahead of their appearance we asked Werner a few questions about Amazon’s approach to machine learning, AI use for enterprise and which industry is being revolutionised by AI adoption. Read on for the full Q&A.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Machine Learning, Enterprise AI

Five practical steps to make Artificial Intelligence interpretable

Posted by PwC on Aug 28, 2019 2:54:02 PM

If AI is to gain people’s trust, organisations should ensure they are able to account for the decisions that AI makes, and explain them to the people affected. Making AI interpretable can foster trust, enable control and make the results produced by machine learning more actionable. How can AI-based decisions therefore be explained?

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Data, Machine Learning, Responsible AI

Trust, control and personalization through human-centric AI

Posted by Sentiance on Aug 22, 2019 8:30:00 AM

In this article, we dive into the world of human-centric AI, leading to a new era where the individual not only controls the data, but also steers the algorithms to ensure fairness, privacy and trust. Breaking free from filter bubbles and detrimental echo chambers that skew the individual’s worldview allows the user to truly benefit from today’s AI revolution.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Data Science, Behavioral Change, Data Privacy

A Close Look at How AI Is Transforming the In-Store Experience

Posted by Susana Zoghbi on Aug 21, 2019 4:57:13 PM

In just a few years, it will be practically impossible to find a single industry left unaffected by the meteoric rise of Artificial Intelligence.

This disruptive blend of computer science, statistical models, and reasoning with big data is propelling the Fourth Industrial Revolution forward and changing core industries like agriculture, energy and healthcare while also hinting at solutions to a range of modern challenges.

But how is the world of retail using AI to transform the in-store environment to offer superior experiences and achieve higher revenues?

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, AI Platforms, Business, Retail, Startups

DeepMind's Losses and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Gary Marcus on Aug 20, 2019 10:56:56 AM

Alphabet’s DeepMind unit, conqueror of Go and other games, is losing lots of money. Continued deficits could imperil investments in AI.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Big Data, Business

How Can Big Tech Make the Biggest Impact on Healthcare?

Posted by Intelligent Health on Aug 16, 2019 8:55:00 AM

It’s no secret that the opportunity in unearthing hidden insights in healthcare data is huge. “The biosciences are swimming in data. The total amount of knowledge in healthcare doubles every 73 days, and it turns out that scientists can now create more information in a couple of weeks, than they could create in a lifetime only three years ago.”

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Medicine, Digital Health, HealthTech

Beyond the Hype: The Real-World Ways AI Can Advance Health

Posted by Intelligent Health on Aug 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM

There is much excitement in the world of AI and healthcare. From the promise of mass analysis and management of patient health records, to advanced predictive diagnosis methods, it’s easy to be optimistic about the future of healthcare when you consider the potential power of well-distributed, ethically robust and technically advanced AI systems.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Medicine, Digital Health, HealthTech