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Google says it won’t use artificial intelligence for weapons

June 12, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Google says it won’t use artificial intelligence for weapons

As the world’s biggest militaries embrace artificial intelligence, Google says it will no longer be involved. In a set of principles laid out to guide its development of artificial intelligence, Google has announced it would not use artificial intelligence (AI) for weapons or to “cause or directly facilitate injury to people”, as it...

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How blockchain and Artificial Intelligence can be used to improve auto finance

How blockchain and Artificial Intelligence can be used to improve auto finance

June 11, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, FinanceComments Off on How blockchain and Artificial Intelligence can be used to improve auto finance

Renting a car can be a time-consuming process. You have to go to the rental agency, wait for the attendant to fill out the leasing forms, which you must then check and sign before even getting sight of the keys. It’s a hassle and that’s even when you...

Bowmans invests in artificial intelligence

Bowmans invests in artificial intelligence

May 15, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on Bowmans invests in artificial intelligence

Pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has invested in Kira, an artificial intelligence (AI) solution, in a bid to improve efficiencies in certain key legal processes, primarily in the mergers and acquisitions, private equity and compliance areas. The software...

Why ethics must be at the heart of AI

Probabilistic computing takes Artificial Intelligence to the next step

May 12, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Probabilistic computing takes Artificial Intelligence to the next step

The potential impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has never been greater — but we’ll only be successful if AI can deliver smarter and more intuitive answers. A key barrier to AI today is that natural data fed to a computer is largely unstructured...

The future of wealth management is in AI, according to report

Improving healthcare outcomes with Artificial Intelligence

May 8, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, HealthcareComments Off on Improving healthcare outcomes with Artificial Intelligence

Predictive analytics can save lives. Healthcare has always come with the fine balance of prioritising care and allocating scarce resources. Providers are faced with tough decisions about how long doctors or nurses see patients, who occupies their limited...

Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

May 1, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, General, West AfricaComments Off on Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

Founded in March 2018 with headquarters in Cotonou, Benin, Atlantic AI Labs aims to unleash the potential of AI for sustainable development in Africa with applications in domains such as: healthcare, precision agriculture, education, unmanned aerial vehicles,...

Artificial intelligence: How it will change the way you drive

Artificial Intelligence: How it will change the way you drive

April 17, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: How it will change the way you drive

Driverless cars have received a lot of media coverage recently, and there is no doubt that they are benefitting from massive amounts of R&D. So, while there have been some recent setbacks, and there will doubtless be more, it appears they will one day...

The future of wealth management is in AI, according to report

The opportunities of artificial intelligence in the payroll sector

April 12, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Top StoriesComments Off on The opportunities of artificial intelligence in the payroll sector

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the many digital disruptions that poses unique opportunities and risks to all parts of business, including payroll, says Lavine Haripersad, vice chairman of the South African Payroll Association (SAPA). In America over...

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

Forrester’s Artificial Intelligence reality check

April 10, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Forrester’s Artificial Intelligence reality check

Forrester has put forward a collection of predictions for CIOs working on data and analytics initiatives, warning that the capabilities of new technologies, like Artificial Intelligence (AI), require the redesign of operating models. In 2017, Forrester’s...

Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

The future of coaching in a world of Artificial Intelligence

March 12, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on The future of coaching in a world of Artificial Intelligence

Every year, the breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence (AI), the intelligence displayed by machines, become more and more astounding. The list of what intelligent machines can now do better than humans grows. From driving cars more safely to making more...

The future of wealth management is in AI, according to report

Artificial Intelligence drives disruption in the analytics space

March 12, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Artificial Intelligence drives disruption in the analytics space

Advancements in analytics technologies and convergence of technologies have led to transformational breakthroughs in the business landscape, enabling companies to gain a competitive advantage and create new ways of generating revenues. The availability of...

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

How artificial intelligence will impact the South African workforce

March 9, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on How artificial intelligence will impact the South African workforce

Last year, research by Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) posited that artificial intelligence (AI) had the potential to double the growth rate of the South African economy and boost rates of profitability by an average of 38...

Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

March 8, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, General, ListsComments Off on Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

Over the course of the last few years, Artificial intelligence (AI) has become recognised as one of the keys to solving some of the world’s most complex issues – unlocking a level of growth and innovation that has never been seen before. Governments...

Time, comfort, and connection: The root of future devices

Artificial Intelligence: Moving us from personal computers to personilised computing

February 23, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: Moving us from personal computers to personilised computing

If you were around in the 1980s when the first PCs appeared, you’ll remember how we marvelled at the fact that devices that previously filled entire rooms now sat on our desks. For the next three decades or so, we saw impressive evolutions of that original...

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

Artificial Intelligence: Your bot will see you now

February 20, 2018 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: Your bot will see you now

Next time you contact your insurer there is a good chance that you will be dealing with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Insurers are starting to use intelligent computers to give advice and speed up the process of buying insurance and paying claims. Virtual...

40 percent of CIOs are planning to deploy Artificial Intelligence says Gartner

40 percent of CIOs are planning to deploy Artificial Intelligence says Gartner

February 14, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on 40 percent of CIOs are planning to deploy Artificial Intelligence says Gartner

Meaningful artificial intelligence (AI) deployments are just beginning to take place, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey shows that four percent of CIOs have implemented AI, while a further 46 percent have developed plans to do so....