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No, Artificial Intelligence and 'The Blockchain' Don't Go Together - Bitcoinist.com

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If one types in "define blockchain" into Google, this is the definition they receive: A system in which a record of transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are maintained across several computers that are linked in a peer-to-peer network. Likewise, if one searches for "define artificial intelligence," they receive the following answer: The theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. As noted by Kailash Nadh at LiveMint, these two technological advancements aren't related -- and shouldn't be shoehorned together. Examine almost any whitepaper for an initial coin offering (ICO) from 2017 or 2018 and there's a good chance you will find that the project plans on miraculously marrying the blockchain to artificial intelligence in order to not only provide business solutions but also solve all of the world's problems. Throw in some stock images of astronauts and robots, and you've got the complete package.


The Quantum Revolution Is Coming, Ready Or Not

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The Redmond, Washington-based tech giant is competing with Alphabet Inc.'s Google, International Business Machines Corp. and a clutch of small, specialized companies to develop quantum computers – machines that, in theory, will be many times more powerful than existing computers by bending the laws of physics. Two recent articles caught my eye. The first was in Financemagnates.com It was an interview with Michael Bancroft of Bloomberg TV, in which he spoke of the spreading popularity of blockchain technology, not just for protecting cryptocurrencies but for a growing number of uses including cybersecurity. He said that before too long, "what we're likely to see is blockchain being employed for cybersecurity… [in] governments who are looking to secure important files and records safe from hackers."


Machine Learning meets Blockchain - Sefik Ilkin Serengil

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Solutions come after problems but exceptionally blockchain is a solution looking for its problems. We cannot find a completely solution except bitcoin based on blockchain. There are all around proof of concept studies just aiming to use blockchain. They wouldn't solve real world problems. Herein, meeting of blockchain and machine learning might become a remarkable revolution.


How AI, blockchain and autonomous vehicles will shake up insurance: Allianz exec

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Dogan Kaleli, head of programs for Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty in North America, has an active role in Allianz's innovation efforts driving multiple InsurTech projects within Allianz North America. He is also a cofounder of multiple tech startups specializing in AI, quantum computing and digitalized ecosystems. Previously, Dogan was Allianz's Head of Risk Management in the Americas and began his insurance career with Allianz in Turkey and Brazil; Kaleli actively mentors up-and-coming Turkish entrepreneurs through the Hamdi Ulukaya Startup Support Program (HUG). He spoke to Digital Insurance about issues in insurtech. How does your work in the program business connect to your interest in emerging tech and innovation in insurance?


#Blockchain Artificial Intelligence and Cryptocurrency: Separating Hype from Reality

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Pick an industry – any industry – and you can virtually guarantee that AI will have been hailed as its next big thing. The cryptocurrency sector is no different, with many of 2017's ICOs shoehorning the concept into their whitepapers somewhere in a bid to appear "cutting edge" and in touch with the zeitgeist. But beyond all the hype, what impact will artificial intelligence have on the crypto industry, and could its rise ultimately render human traders obsolete? AI is to tech what "blockchain" is to the cryptocurrency industry: a concept whose genuine applications are significantly outnumbered by the projects interested solely in latching onto the buzzword and surfing it for all it's worth. Given that startups described as being involved with AI attract 15-50% more funding than other tech firms, it's understandable why companies are so keen to cash in on the hype.


What to Look for in an AI Partner - insideBIGDATA

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As the uses for and ultimate value of artificial intelligence (AI) become more widely understood, organizations across numerous verticals, be they insurtech, fintech or healthcare, are seeking ways to implement AI to their advantage -- and vendors are lining up to tell them exactly how to do it. But without a clear vision of the problem to be solved, compounded with a lack of experience in that specific function, they can take your organization down a long and unnecessarily winding road. It may seem pretty; it may be exciting, but it probably won't take you where you want to go. To help your organization find the right match for its needs, here are my top tips to consider when choosing an AI partner. You know you want to use AI and data science within your organization -- whether to improve outcomes, achieve greater efficiency, drop operational costs, or for another reason altogether.


Artificial Intelligence and Cryptocurrency: Separating Hype from Reality - Bitcoin News

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Pick an industry – any industry – and you can virtually guarantee that AI will have been hailed as its next big thing. The cryptocurrency sector is no different, with many of 2017's ICOs shoehorning the concept into their whitepapers somewhere in a bid to appear "cutting edge" and in touch with the zeitgeist. But beyond all the hype, what impact will artificial intelligence have on the crypto industry, and could its rise ultimately render human traders obsolete? AI is to tech what "blockchain" is to the cryptocurrency industry: a concept whose genuine applications are significantly outnumbered by the projects interested solely in latching onto the buzzword and surfing it for all it's worth. Given that startups described as being involved with AI attract 15-50% more funding than other tech firms, it's understandable why companies are so keen to cash in on the hype.


How AI Has Impacted the Credit Card Industry

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Artificial intelligence is no longer just in the realm of science fiction. While we have been long promised AI that will enhance our day-to-day lives, the fact is that it is already here and doing just that. Though AI capabilities like that depicted film, television, and video games is still quite a ways off, the AI that does exist improves the world around us nevertheless. AI has been a major driving force in business innovation over the last few years, and while the layman may never know it, AI has already affected their life in some way or another. One way that artificial intelligence and machine learning has an enormous impact on society is through the influence of the credit card industry.


A Technological Future: Blockchain, AI, 5G and the IoT - The Malta Independent

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Hardly a day goes by without a mention of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, or 5G these days. Blockchain was more of a fad in 2017 than it is today, as many people equated the technology with soaring cryptocurrency prices representing a quick way to get rich for those who tried their luck. While at the beginning of last year cryptocurrencies went belly-up even faster than they had risen, the underlying technology's promises went much further than in the crypto space. Even though as a technology it is slow, energy-inefficient (even though this is gradually improving), and solves none of the problems that could not be solved by technologies that existed before it like centralised databases, digital signatures and certificates, fintech, escrow arrangements, letters of credit and information sharing on platforms like Git and Peer-to-Peer networks, blockchain enthusiasts still see a glimmer of hope in possible future technological improvements and favourable regulatory regimes. In stark contrast, AI as it is today already provides a very stable foundation on which to build the future of things to come.