Futurist Rudy de Waele will be the keynote speaker at the Community Gathering in Tallinn - ETIS

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ETIS is pleased to have Futurist Rudy de Waele as the keynote speaker of the Common Session of the 2017 ETIS Community Gathering. Rudy is a futurist and innovation strategist, a content curator, a keynote speaker and also an author of books and articles related to IoT, robotics and Artificial Intelligence. He has helped numerous companies to transform their business models by capturing the innovation trends that at first might have posed a risk to their industries. To mention a few names of the global brands Rudy worked with: Telefonica, Ericsson, Vodafone, IBM, PayPal, Samsung and the World Bank. Rudy has also developed more than 100 events in more than 50 cities, for instance Mobile Mondays in Barcelona and Madrid, AppCircus and Wearable Wednesdays.


Standing on the Shore*: How AI is Disrupting the World's largest Industries – Data Collective

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Standing on the Shore*: How AI is Disrupting the World's largest Industries Artificial Intelligence is undergoing a massive acceleration driven by rapid growth in available data and rapid evolution of algorithms. Intel's acquisition this Tuesday of our portfolio company Nervana Systems validates that our companies' platforms, driving this acceleration, are disrupting the world's largest industries. Our thesis is that a) increasingly powerful and inexpensive hardware that is machine learning/deep learning-friendly (lots of multipliers and fast memory; e.g., Nervana Systems), b) a flourishing of learning approaches running on that hardware, and c) large, novel data sets, now inexpensive to acquire and refresh, to train and drive those novel learning algorithms, is fueling a transformation of major global industries right in front of everyone's eyes. Mission-critical decisions can now be made in the face of huge amounts of even chaotic data, and life-or-death actions can be implemented in the real-world, at large scale, with dramatically less cap-ex and op-ex than ever before, thanks to the speed, clarity, and efficacy of commercially practical AI. We've been investing in this thesis for the better part of a decade along with a small number of like-minded folks**, and we expect that it will fundamentally disrupt every industry vertical.


Artificial Intelligence is big on Intel's agenda: Here's why

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There is no denying the fact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one phenomenon that has stood out among other emerging technologies. Sensing great possibilities, global chip giant Intel has now joined the AI bandwagon in a big way. AI is not new to the world of technology but the past five years have given AI believers a reason to cheer as its uses are increasing across industries – from health care to autonomous vehicles – say AI experts at Intel. "AI capabilities are greatly supplementing humans to do great work in less time in sectors like healthcare, banking and finance, transport, energy and robotics, etc. It will be interesting to see how this whole AI thing evolves with time," Bob Rogers, Data Scientist, AI and Analytics, Data Center Group at Intel, told IANS here.


Why Intel is suddenly bullish on Artificial Intelligence - ET Telecom

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NEW YORK: There is no denying the fact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one phenomenon that has stood out among other emerging technologies. Sensing great possibilities, global chip giant Intel has now joined the AI bandwagon in a big way. AI is not new to the world of technology but the past five years have given AI believers a reason to cheer as its uses are increasing across industries - from health care to autonomous vehicles -- say AI experts at Intel. "AI capabilities are greatly supplementing humans to do great work in less time in sectors like healthcare, banking and finance, transport, energy and robotics, etc. It will be interesting to see how this whole AI thing evolves with time," Bob Rogers, Data Scientist, AI and Analytics, Data Center Group at Intel, told.


7 Key Factors Driving the Artificial Intelligence Revolution

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Under, behind and inside many of the apps we use every day, a revolution is underway. It's a revolution that started decades ago but today is empowering companies to deliver better, smarter services with greater ease and on broader scales than ever before. At Singularity University's inaugural Global Summit, Neil Jacobstein, chair of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, provided a primer showing how artificial intelligence literally transforms everything it touches. First of all, it's critical to define the scope of artificial intelligence (AI), which can be categorized into four areas: techniques in pattern recognition, software agency (that is, software that acts like real users), an exponential technology that is accelerating other exponential technologies, and a vision of a future superhuman intelligence (that fortunately hasn't happened yet). Anyone who has seen a science fiction film is likely familiar with this last area, but it's the other three areas where AI is making huge strides at a revolutionary pace.