Keynote speaker announced for first Nigeria blockchain, AI roundtable

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The first Nigerian blockchain & AI Roundtable, which will hold in Abuja on the 19- 20 October 2018, would have Ndubuisi Ekekwe, the Zenvus AI for agriculture inventor and chairman of Famscro Group as keynote speaker. The roundtable would have in attendance top government decision makers, industry regulators, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, developers, chief technical officers, students, […]

Bluechip urges businesses to leverage AI, deep learning for effective decisions

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The rise of deep learning and artificial intelligence will reshape and transform the patterns at which growing volumes of data are generated to provide real-time data insights for businesses to make better decisions, according to Kazeem Tewogbade, managing director, Bluechip Technologies Limited. Tewogbade, who spoke to business a.m. on the sidelines of Bluechip Technologies 10th […]

Google to rake in $250m from military drone AI research

Google’s involvement in the Pentagon’s controversial Project Maven kicked up a storm within the company, prompting more than 3,000 employees to sign a letter in opposition and more than a dozen to resign. Despite the protests, internal emails obtained by The Intercept show that the Mountain View company planned to ramp up military drone artificial […]

Elon Musk right about, AI, self-driving cars, Zuckerberg says

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk, both CEOs of Facebook (FB) and Tesla (TSLA) respectively, might not see eye-to-eye on everything involving the use of artificial intelligence, but Zuckerberg said they can agree on one thing about self-driving cars: they will absolutely save lives and need to become a reality. During the Viva Technology in Paris, […]

Reasons enterprises, Artificial Intelligence need to connect better

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Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic across the board. Everyone, from developer to data scientists, journalists, and general user-bases of all profiles are talking about it on a global scale. Entrepreneurs have taken notice of the benefits of AI in most areas of everyday life, whether assistants, mobile, entertainment, and even healthcare or insurance. In […]

LinkedIn launches AI academy to educate employees

Artificial intelligence has become a mainstay in modern electronics so it should come as no shock that LinkedIn, the social network for professionals too is taking notice and launching a new initiative centred around the technology. The new program is not at all meant for the platform’s users. Instead, the aptly dubbed “AI Academy” is […]

Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence initiative for people with disabilities

Microsoft has announced the launch of an AI-based accessibility initiative to build better technology for people with disabilities. Satya Nadella, the company’s CEO, kicked off Microsoft’s annual conference for software developers where he mentioned about the new “AI for Accessibility” initiative. The five-year initiative for accessibility will have seed grants for startups, non-profit organizations and […]