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6 Business Applications that Badly Need Better AI - DataScienceCentral.com

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The success and growth of AI is undeniable. Yet there are still basic tasks performing poorly, despite or because of automation. In some cases, you can blame reliance on outdated AI. In other cases, it is a result of corporate policies or multiple AI systems that compete against each other. The AI systems in question may be top notch, but they play against each other. It is similar to a Wall Street firm using two separate, competing black box trading systems, resulting in cannibalism.


The metaverse space race will be visible from Wall Street

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We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 - 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. The past 12 months have taught us that the metaverse is regarded by many as the next major frontier for tech. The furor caused by Facebook's conspicuous rebranding to Meta has shown that the 21st century's biggest technological space race will be fought on the battlegrounds of Wall Street -- but the stock market has also helped to identify some of the forgotten players that will be integral to the mechanics of this brave new world. The race for the metaverse is a unique prospect for the 21st century, primarily because there is little understanding of what such a revolutionary mixed reality digital space will actually look like in practice -- or how businesses will be looking to capitalize on the new technology. So, who will succeed in profiting the most from the metaverse?


Funding obscured: The family office behind Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter buyout

The Japan Times

The small family office that is managing the wealth of the world's richest person and is helping put together the largest-ever acquisition to be carried out by one person is shrouded in secrecy. On Monday, Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter Inc. for $44 billion in a seminal moment for one of the world's most influential public forums. Musk -- who is also the chief executive of electric car maker Tesla Inc. and aerospace company SpaceX -- revealed in a regulatory filing last week that the social media company should reach out to its family office as a point of contact regarding his proposed acquisition. Yet little is known about the Austin, Texas-based family office that manages Musk's assets. The office is called Excession and the man who helped build it is Jared Birchall, a former Morgan Stanley banker who has advised Musk on his interactions with Wall Street for several years, according to regulatory filings and legal documents.


Can Artificial Intelligence create art

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Yes You Are -- Debating the Impact of machine-created art," Nautilus Science Magazine, December 4th, 2019. The following eight museums are host to most of the most acclaimed art pieces ever created in the world: The Hermitage, The Armoury Chamber, and The Tretyakov Gallery in Russia; The Louvre in France, The Sistine Chapel, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in the USA, The British Museum in the UK, and The Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico. Computers can create wonderful and certainly very appealing things. But by saying that they can create art, their definition or art and that of the Oxford Dictionary are completely different. Art is the use of imagination to express ideas or feelings. It is not only the final product but the path to get there.


SMART Global fiscal Q2 results, outlook top expectations

ZDNet

Data center technology vendor SMART Global Holdings, owners of brands such as Penguin Computing and Smart Modular, this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue and profit that both easily topped Wall Street's expectations, and an outlook that was higher as well. The company also said that its board of directors authorized share buybacks totaling $75 million, to be carried out "from time to time." The report sent SMART Global shares down slightly in late trading. CEO Mark Adams called the results "solid," adding that they "culminated a strong first half of the fiscal year, and demonstrating the strength of our growth and diversification strategy." "The results reflect our commitment to operational excellence by focusing on specialty solutions targeting growth markets such as AI, machine learning, data analytics, enterprise storage and edge/IoT. "Across all of our businesses, we are investing to capitalize on the growth opportunities in these market segments.


Aigent hiring Sales Development Representative in New York, New York, United States

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Aigent is seeking a an ambitious and determined Remote Sales Development Representative to join our sales team. Our Artificial Intelligence platform provides real-time, content-based guidance to call center agents, supporting call centers in the financial services, fintech, insurance, insurtech, and healthtech verticals. As an SDR, you will be responsible for identifying and creating new qualified sales opportunities for our sales team. The SDR will be the first point of contact for new business to develop relationships with prospects and work with key stakeholders to develop strategies and tactics in order to create demand to hit targets. This position will be on our US-based team and will report to the Director of Sales.


The Devil in Details a.k.a AI Bias Driving Stock Trading Bots

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Nothing can give jittery experience than a stock market meltdown to an investor, trading with the best possible bets. History is ripe with such examples and there is very much probability that they will repeat, for different reasons though. Trading in stocks is more than a guessing game, now partially taken over by bots, not even sparing the well-grounded players at Wall-street. It was robotic trading that caused the famous stock market crash of 1987 when Dow Jones plunged to 22.6%. Like with any technology, AI has its teething problems with fintech.


Artificial intelligence and robotics uncover hidden signatures of Parkinson's disease

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NEW YORK, NY (March 25, 2022) – A study published today in Nature Communications unveils a new platform for discovering cellular signatures of disease that integrates robotic systems for studying patient cells with artificial intelligence methods for image analysis. Using their automated cell culture platform, scientists at the NYSCF Research Institute collaborated with Google Research to successfully identify new cellular hallmarks of Parkinson's disease by creating and profiling over a million images of skin cells from a cohort of 91 patients and healthy controls. "Traditional drug discovery isn't working very well, particularly for complex diseases like Parkinson's," noted NYSCF CEO Susan L. Solomon, JD. "The robotic technology NYSCF has built allows us to generate vast amounts of data from large populations of patients, and discover new signatures of disease as an entirely new basis for discovering drugs that actually work." "This is an ideal demonstration of the power of artificial intelligence for disease research," added Marc Berndl, Software Engineer at Google Research. "We have had a very productive collaboration with NYSCF, especially because their advanced robotic systems create reproducible data that can yield reliable insights."



AI Visionary And Leader Linda Avery Of Verizon

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Throughout my career as an unwavering advocate of AI and AI for good, I've had the pleasure of meeting, connecting with, and absorbing wisdom from a variety of individuals. As part of my 10-Part Series of The 9 Inspirational Women Leaders In AI Shaping The 21st Century, I was honored to converse with Linda Avery. Linda is the strategic voice, and visionary for data and analytics at Verizon, focused on using the power of data and AI across the enterprise. Linda joined Verizon in September 2019 and has grown the AI & Data organization to approaching 1,000 contributors by the end of 2021, including teams dedicated to Data Governance, Data Architecture and Engineering, and an AI Center, covering a broad range of disciplines from AI Ethics to Industrialization and Digital Twins. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2020/10/15: Verizon store front displays the 5G network near Grand Central ... [ ] Terminal.