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Artificial Intelligence

AI Bias: Why it’s important to make women prominent in tech

It is imperative that we start encouraging women in AI and here’s why: The gender disparity in AI and data science is 78 percent male, compared with women at 22 percent, based on a study by the World Economic Forum. This challenge goes far beyond the confines of the workforce. With the rise and utilization of…

Blockchain

Breaking Down Blockchain

Let’s start at the beginning – What is Blockchain? Many in the Blockchain community identify the founding father as Satoshi Nakomota. However, the concept has been around since 1991. It was first coined in a paper by researchers Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta called “How to Timestamp a Digital Document.” Here are the basics…

Autonomous Intelligence Machines

Ability to Drive Supply Chain in the Automotive Industry using BaaS Platforms

The zero-coding, UI-driven BaaS platform concept is designed to reduce operational overheads, drive supply chain transparency, and accelerate blockchain-enabled innovations, which can lead to increased revenue growth. Let’s begin – what is BaaS? BaaS stands for backend-as-a-service, which is a types of SaaS model that allows developers to focus on the frontend of their applications…

Machine Learning

First Chatbot Developed in 1966

Who doesn’t want a personal assistant, virtual assistant or just another set of eyes, ears and hands to help you? Most of us are familiar with Siri, or her equivalent concepts, and being able to schedule a meeting or calling an Uber within seconds. Our minuscule tasks are becoming easier, simpler and softer. What’s incredible…

Artificial Intelligence

Robots and AI taking over Hollywood?

SISU Cinema Robotics claims that an increasing amount of film creators are using automated systems to record moving images. “Businesses, both large brands and independent retailers, have seen a rise in sales after the spike in high quality content across platforms,” says a SISU spokesperson in an email to Robotics and Automation News. “But producing new,…

Data - Data science

Data-Centric Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) transformed industries that have access to huge datasets. Highly customized algorithms analyze and interpret these large data sets. The most known examples of this success can be found in consumer-facing internet businesses like Google, Amazon, Netflix, or Facebook. Over the last twenty years, companies such as these have grown into some of…

Artificial Intelligence - Autonomous Intelligence

Beer Me. Robot Tongues can Make Beer Taste Better.

How people perceive flavors is big business in the Food and Beverage industry, used to predict upcoming beverage trends and what will resonate with tomorrow’s newest hipster bar. Like most elements in life, this human sensory experience is being increasingly tracked and monitored and, more importantly, replicated by AI. Across cultures and genders, taste buds…

Artificial Intelligence

Sports Meets AI

Did you know that the automatic sports broadcasting system that tracked players in real-time by moving a robotic camera to capture their movements was created by the brilliant Dr Patrick Lucey who is the Chief Scientist at Stats Perform, who’s mantra is “We are the DNA of Sports.” Brilliant, right? Just like any type of…

Autonomous Intelligence Machines

Autonomous Race Cars – Will ML kill a human’s competitive nature?

Athletics, academics and even the ultimate Spelling Bee exudes passion because there are humans involved. You see the highs, lows and different levels of excitement throughout the match or game. You see the sweat, blood and tears come from a competitors face. I came across an article about AWS DeepRacer, which is an autonomous 1/18th…

Legacy Systems - Machine Learning

Legacy Meets Machine Learning

Spur of the moment decisions are a constant in our life. Chicken, Beef or Tofu? Take the highway or use the side streets? Coke or Pepsi? Use Google Maps or Based on our experience, we use such data to make immediate decisions. Businesses can now make millions of intelligent, immediate decisions given the utilization of…