Our team reviewed the papers accepted to NeurIPS 2020 and shortlisted the most interesting ones across different research areas. Here are the topics we cover:Natural Language Processing & Conversational AIComputer VisionReinforcement Learning & MoreTackling COVID-19 with AI & Machine LearningIf you’re interested in the remarkable keynote presentations, … [Read more...] about How AI Researchers Are Tackling COVID-19
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and other buzzwords are disrupting decision making in almost any area of finance. On the back office, machine learning is widely applied to spot anomalies in execution logs, for risk management and fraudulent transaction detection. At the front office, AI is used for customer segmentation and support and pricing the … [Read more...] about AI For Portfolio Management: From Markowitz To Reinforcement Learning
What is AI Driven Personalization?What comes to your mind when you think of AI-driven personalization in retail and commerce?Do salespeople recognize you the minute you walk into the store and give recommendations based on your purchase history?Perhaps the dressing rooms are equipped with smart displays which show you complementary products to the outfits you've … [Read more...] about How To Successfully Use AI-Driven Personalization In Retail & E-Commerce
Everyone’s excited about AI and machine learning these days, so new conferences are popping up everywhere. We’ve identified more than 150 events on our ultimate AI conference list, but which ones are actually worth your time?Which AI Conferences Have The Most ROI For Business Leaders?As a business leader, you want to learn about new technologies from experienced … [Read more...] about Best Artificial Intelligence Conferences For Business Leaders In 2019
As part of our AI For Growth executive education series, we interview top executives at leading global companies who have successfully applied AI to grow their enterprises. Today, we sit down with Max Sklar, Head of Machine Learning Attribution at Foursquare.User attribution, especially between offline and online worlds, is a persistent challenge for marketers. Using … [Read more...] about Improving Marketing Attribution With Machine Learning (Interview with Max Sklar of Foursquare)
As part of our AI For Growth executive education series, we interview top executives at leading global companies who have successfully applied AI to grow their enterprises. Today, we sit down with Kevin Scott, Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft.As the CTO of Microsoft, Kevin drives the technology giant’s AI strategy and services. In this interview, he focuses on the … [Read more...] about Transforming Industries By Combining AI & IoT (Interview With Kevin Scott, CTO of Microsoft)
Bigoted AI systems rightly deserve the universal flak they get. But there’s a problem: we might still be screwed even if AI is neutral.Unless artificial intelligence has the "right" biases, AI and people won’t coexist very well. Unless purposely wired to be ethical and people-centric, AI can be commandeered for malicious purposes or inadvertently cause serious … [Read more...] about Responsible AI: Should Smart Machines Be Intrinsically Pro Human?
We don’t have to wait for AI to gain sentience and go rogue because the probability of intelligent automation being used by bad people for bad purposes is one…hundred…percent. Expect chaos when con artists conspire with convoluted neural networks. Assessing threats and preemptively developing defense mechanisms is critical for the good guys to prepare for, prevent, and … [Read more...] about Malicious AI: How Can We Defend Against Weaponized Technology?
In 2016, DeepMind’s AlphaGo famously defeated Lee Sedol, an international Go champion, becoming the first computer program to beat a human world champion.In 2018, LawGeex, an AI contract review platform, pulled the same stunt on human lawyers.The AI system achieved a 94% accuracy rate at surfacing risks in Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs). Experience human lawyers … [Read more...] about Now That Lawyers Have Lost To AI, What Is The Future Of Law?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having a transformative effect on the business world and the $600 billion global legal services market is not immune. As AI automates basic processes, in the legal profession it promises to allow lawyers devote their time to more valuable, cost-effective, and strategic work. Consultants at McKinsey & Company estimate that 22% of a … [Read more...] about Who Wins In The Showdown Between AI & Lawyers?