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Blockchain Supercharged with AI: The Next Revolution?

In this contributed article, InWara Business Analyst Gregory S. Mathew, discusses the convergence of blockchain and AI and how recent developments in big data has created a conducive environment for the amalgamation of these technologies.

Survey Reveals Significant Disparity in Consumer Sentiment Towards Artificial Intelligence

Blumberg Capital, a leading early-stage venture capital firm, released a new survey, “Artificial Intelligence in 2019: Getting past the adoption tipping point”, detailing consumer comfort level, knowledge of and sentiment towards artificial intelligence (AI). The findings demonstrate that we’re at a critical tipping point when it comes to consumer understanding and attitudes towards AI, as half of consumers feel optimistic while the other half feel fearful.

The Future of AI Surveillance Around the World

In this contributed article, tech journalist Paul Bischoff discusses the increasing use of AI-driven surveillance around the world, and the dangers it creates. Realistically, the best way to protect yourself against intelligent surveillance systems is to stop them before they become a problem.

The AI Opportunity

The tremendous growth in compute power and explosion of data is leading every industry to seek AI-based solutions. In this Tech.Decoded video, “The AI Opportunity – Episode 1: The Compute Power Difference,” Vice President of Intel Architecture and AI expert Wei Li shares his views on the opportunities and challenges in AI for software developers, how Intel is supporting their efforts, and where we’re heading next.

Infographic: The AI Economy

By 2030, 70% of companies worldwide will be using some form of AI tech. This infographic from our friends over at Noodle.ai outlines how AI will affect the global economy as it is integrated into more businesses. Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Why You Need a Modern Infrastructure to Accelerate AI and ML Workloads

Recent years have seen a boom in the generation of data from a variety of sources: connected devices, IoT, analytics, healthcare, smartphones, and much more. This data management problem is particularly acute in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) workloads. This guest article from WekaIO highlights why focusing on optimizing infrastructure can spur machine learning workloads and AI success.

AI for Legalese

Have you ever signed a lengthy legal contract you didn’t fully read? Or have you every read a contract you didn’t fully understand? Contract review is a time-consuming and labor-intensive process for everyone concerned — including contract attorneys. Help is on the way. IBM researchers are exploring ways for AI to make tedious tasks like contract review easier, faster, and more accurate.

How Companies Can be Ethical with AI

One big question in the industry these days is about the safeguards companies can take to ensure their AI is fair and ethical. Stakeholders are trying to determine how enterprises can ensure that their employees, investors and customers trust their AI technology. With AI advancing at the incredible rate that it is and being applied to diverse use cases such as criminal detection, this is an important and timely topic.

Big Data and the Future of Self-Driving Cars

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes the ever-approaching advent of the era of self-driving cars continues to remain several years in the future. The question is, where are we in the process of developing self-driving cars, and how does big data play a role currently as well as in the future of the autonomous transportation industry?

Organizations Must Address Ethics in AI to Gain Public’s Trust and Loyalty

The ethical use of AI is becoming fundamental to winning people’s trust, a new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found. As organizations progress to harness the benefits of AI, consumers, employees and citizens are watching closely and are ready to reward or punish behavior. Those surveyed said that they would be more loyal to, purchase more from, or be an advocate for organizations whose AI interactions are deemed ethical.