On the TED@BCG stage, AI pathfinder Philipp Gerbert dispels the myth of AI as a complex and mysterious tool for business. In reality, he says, even those of us outside Silicon Valley can have an intimate understanding of AI and put it to work today. Gerbert walks us through the ABC’s of AI and what it can mean for your organization. From the TED Institute.
The Disruptive Effects of AI
The CEO of Infosys, Vishal Sikka, explains how his company is incorporating artificial intelligence technology. He spoke with WSJ’s Deborah Ball at the World Economic Forum in Davos. From the Wall Street Journal.
Digital assistants, intelligent agents, chatbots; tech companies are racing to provide the slickest, most efficient AI companions. The FT's Richard Waters explores the different devices on offer, and the potential impact they could have on our lives. From the Financial Times.
Can artificial intelligence be emotionally intelligent? In Boston, researchers have programed BB-8, the little droid from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” to detect expressions and determine how people are feeling. And that technology is being adapted for marketing, video games, even therapy for children diagnosed with autism. The NewsHour’s April Brown reports. From the PBS NewsHour.
Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) has put together a winning team, and they have the mountain of data necessary to succeed. From FastCompany.
Virtual assistant technology is rapidly spreading on smartphones and devices like Amazon's Echo. But Silicon Valley is taking note of a less mainstream product called Viv that comes from two of the men who dreamed up Siri, before it was bought by Apple. Viv co-founder and CEO Dag Kittlaus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new generation of virtual assistants powered by artificial intelligence. From CBS This Morning.
There's nothing to fear from Artificial Intelligence..... or is there? Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric explains the debate over whether future robots are friend, or foe. From Yahoo.
Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus unvleils Viv, a new artificial intelligence personable assistant platform that enables developers to distribute their products through an intelligent, conversational interface. From TechCrunch.
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