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

Top 5 ways artificial intelligence can support your business

September 28, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, East Africa, General, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 5 ways artificial intelligence can support your business

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has for decades been the subject of science fiction and fantasy films. But we’ve come a long way since ‘Skynet’. Only a few months ago, Facebook deactivated a chatbot project, as the bots had developed their own language to communicate with each other, making them redundant to the human employees ‘in charge’. This...

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Will artificial intelligence replace our jobs?

July 13, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Will artificial intelligence replace our jobs?

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are about to revolutionise society in ways we cannot yet imagine. Many will welcome the possibilities brought about by the technological shake-up, but there is also growing uncertainty about...

Banks that are not ready for digital disruption will struggle

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Banking

June 27, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Finance, GeneralComments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Banking

Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap in pop culture. Movies like Terminator (with its rebellious Skynet) and 2001 (with its murderous HAL 9000) portray a future where the robots get smart, and conclude that it is in their interests to try and destroy...

Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

Artificial Intelligence’s Poker face – time to fold or call its bluff?

June 26, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Artificial Intelligence’s Poker face – time to fold or call its bluff?

Most of us get how a machine can beat a human at Jeopardy and Go. But what does it say about the learning capability of machines – which, by the way, is not fully understood – when a machine bluffs its way to victory in a game of Poker. Is it time to play...

Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

The Legal Aspects Behind Artificial Intelligence

June 14, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on The Legal Aspects Behind Artificial Intelligence

There are various definitions of Artificial Intelligence and it seems to be cropping up in just about every conversation these days. I like to think about it as Artificial Intelligence (AI) being the concept of machines’ ability to carry out tasks in an...

Artificial Intelligence – heading for The Cloud(s)

June 2, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Cloud ComputingComments Off on Artificial Intelligence – heading for The Cloud(s)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Cloud are making an impact in everyone’s business and personal lives. The sheer volume of data being generated daily, by billions across the globe, has accelerated the development of both, and prompted the need for them...

SA Company To Use Artificial Intelligence To Predict Crime

May 30, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Company To Use Artificial Intelligence To Predict Crime

Stop crime before it even happens? Sounds a bit far fetched due to the unpredictable nature of the beast but Cape-Town based software and solution developer, Solution House Software, may have just cracked the code. Designed to predict and map potential...

Nigerian software start-up launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth

April 25, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth

Increases in capital and labour are no longer driving the levels of economic growth the world has become accustomed to and desires. Fortunately, a new factor of production is on the horizon, and it promises to transform the basis of economic growth for...

The ‘fake news’ fad: Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics hold key solutions

March 28, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on The ‘fake news’ fad: Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics hold key solutions

The ‘fake news’ fad has recently hit the South African shores and echoes across the media precinct. Fake news websites deliberately publish hoaxes, propaganda, and disinformation to drive web traffic inflamed by social media. These fake news articles are...

Healthcare will become digitised by 2030, experts predict

African hospitals embrace Artificial Intelligence

March 24, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on African hospitals embrace Artificial Intelligence

Sophia Genetics a health technology company unveiled the list of African hospitals that have started integrating SOPHiA Artificial Intelligence into their workflow at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) in...

Nigerian software start-up launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

What’s Next For Artificial Intelligence?

March 23, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on What’s Next For Artificial Intelligence?

Last year was a hugely significant year for artificial intelligence. It was a year of spectacular achievement. For the first time a system was created with the ability to defeat a human at the impossibly strategic game of Go (a feat that has been 20 years in...

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

Xero predicts artificial intelligence will transform accounting

November 17, 2016 • Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Finance, Top StoriesComments (1)

Technological innovation is transforming the accounting profession, with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning set to have a big impact over the next few years. Cloud-based accounting software Xero was one of the first platforms to see the...

How Artificial Intelligence Is Affecting The Business World

September 23, 2016 • Artificial Intelligence, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Is Affecting The Business World

Artificial Intelligence Recent advancements in technology have resulted in the rise of artificial intelligence. Since it was started in 1950, great strides have been made by incorporating cognitive ability while building these machines. These machines are...

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

Will Artificial Intelligence disrupt business?

July 5, 2016 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on Will Artificial Intelligence disrupt business?

The once-futuristic predictions about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will impact the world are becoming reality. Legendary futurist Ray Kurzweil has imagined advanced technology delivering everything from computerised brain chips to near-total automation of...

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Facebook to use Artificial Intelligence to Help Blind People ‘See’ Social Media

April 5, 2016 • Artificial Intelligence, East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Facebook to use Artificial Intelligence to Help Blind People ‘See’ Social Media

Every day, people share more than 2 billion photos across Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. That’s a lot of photos! While visual content provides a fun and expressive way for people to communicate online, consuming and creating it poses...

Can Artificial Intelligence enable smarter business decision-making ability?

April 9, 2015 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on Can Artificial Intelligence enable smarter business decision-making ability?

The phrase ‘Artificial Intelligence’ or AI typically brings to mind images of intelligent humanoid robots performing tasks instead of people. However, while robotics is an important branch of AI, it is by no means the only aspect of this science. AI has...