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What If We Got Rid Of All Entrepreneurs?

“The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.” So said a pretender to the throne in Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part 2, inspiring much merriment at attorneys’ expense ever since. For “lawyers” substitute “entrepreneurs” and see where the thought takes you.
Sep 20, 2019

Are Chatbots Useful?

AI powered chatbots are increasingly being used by enterprises and governments alike. These scenarios include customer support and customer service, information acquisition, interaction with devices where physical input is inconvenient or impossible, or through voice enabled intelligent assistants.
Sep 17, 2019

Surveillance Capitalism And Anti-Capitalism

Techlash is in full swing, and “surveillance capitalism” is its latest buzz phrase. But is “personalised capitalism” a better word for the business model of the social media giants? And how much of the current wave of techlash is actually anti-capitalism?
Sep 17, 2019

Accelerating SMBC's Data-Driven Culture With AutoML 2.0

Data science is a major area of investment for banks and financial institutions around the world. When the team at SMBC needed to accelerate their data science practice they evaluated a number of technologies and approaches and settled on AutoML, yielding exceptional results.
Sep 17, 2019

Can AI Save Our Oceans? Let's Start With The Data.

Exciting innovations in AI for the ocean's benefit. This series will showcase the power of technology, and AI to restore and regenerate our oceans. When it comes to ocean data, the information is overwhelming, unavailable and always fragmented. Making sense of data is the key to creating solutions.
Sep 17, 2019

Managing Strategic Risk Using Data Science

Strategic risk arises when an organization is not able to react to the market conditions and needs in time. These risks are often opportunities, and data science can be a powerful means of quantifying and managing these risks.