Financial Chatbots Are Coming, But It's More About the "Bot" Than "Chat"


Tyler Griffin, Entrepreneur in Residence at CFSI, recently wrote a wonderful article on financial chatbots, covering the history of their use with a focus on the modern-day user experience and highlighting their current limitations, especially those not powered by "true artificial intelligence."

Elon Musk's Plan to Save Humanity from the Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse


Last week, Elon Musk confirmed that his company, NeuraLink, is working on the development of a brain-machine interface (BMI). For the last couple of years, Musk has made no secret of his fears of artificial intelligence advancing to the point where it overtakes its human creators. Musk believes that in order to safeguard the human race against a superintelligent machine apocalypse, we must essentially become them: cyborgs whose minds are internally augmented by advanced computer systems. Along the way, he believes, this transition will spawn countless benefits -- and profitable industries -- for humans.

iTWire - True AI will be a major game-changer, says tech veteran


"It is the embodiment of human intelligence and there is really nothing more at present than a thin veneer of that – we simply don't have the computing power to build a neural network like the human brain," Nathan Lowe, managing director, ASI Solutions, said in an interview.

Elon Musk's dreams of merging AI and brains are likely to remain just that -- for at least a decade


Elon Musk wants to fix disability, replace language as we know it, and use brain implants to usher us into a telepathic world. And he wants the first part of this to be done in the next four years. All of this could theoretically work, experts say. But probably not on the timeline that Musk has set.

Conversational UI Principles -- Complete Process of Designing a Website Chatbot


In this article I'll show you a case study describing an entire process of designing a conversational UI for a B2B website, including fragments of the conversation script, basics of the communication theory and some of the tips and tricks I think make this project a bit unique.

Monetate launches its machine learning-powered personalization engine


Machine learning and AI are popping up everywhere in marketing right now. If there's a high-waste, menial task to be done -- or something you can't do more than a few times before it becomes impossible to manage -- there's probably a way to get it done without the need for human involvement.

Transcribing Audio Sucks--So Make the Machines Do It


A new voice-transcription technology can tell you not only what's being said, but who is saying it.

Death of the webform, thanks to AI


Ever been frustrated by the checkout process when buying something on your phone? Is your billing address not the easiest thing to thumb in? Did a hidden AutoFill demon suddenly overwrite what you tapped out, with your address from seven years ago? Can you not find the one required field that's preventing you from submitting? (Spoiler: I often fall victim to all of these.)