What are the important questions to ask when developing or using AI? Long views on AI, Part 2

What are the important questions to ask when developing or using AI? Long views on AI, Part 2

What does fairness in AI mean, and is it relevant in your use case? This question is posed by Beena Ammanath. Ammanath is the Global Head of the Deloitte AI Institute, Founder of Humans For AI and Board Member of AnitaB.org, as well as an author. I’ve had the pleasure of conversing with her a couple […]

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How LinkedIn is moving towards a skills-based economy with the Skills Graph

How LinkedIn is moving towards a skills-based economy with the Skills Graph

What is a skills-based economy and how is LinkedIn moving from vision to implementation? As LinkedIn Director of Engineering Sofus Macskássy shares, there’s AI, taxonomy, and ontology involved in building the Skills Graph that powers it. By George Anadiotis Skills are the new currency. That’s a bold statement, coming from LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky. Roslansky makes […]

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What is the right balance between innovation and regulation in AI? Long views on AI, Part 1

What is the right balance between innovation and regulation in AI? Long views on AI, part 1

What AI model maker would take the risk to make any powerful model if they could be responsible for anything someone might possibly do with it? This question is posed by Dan Jeffries – author, futurist, engineer, and systems architect. I’ve had the pleasure of conversing with him a couple of times. First about the […]

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Useful Sensors launches AI in a Box, aiming to establish a different paradigm for edge computing and TinyML

Useful Sensors launches AI in a Box, aiming to establish a different paradigm for edge computing and TinyML

Would you leave a Google Staff Research Engineer role just because you want your TV to automatically pause when you get up to get a cup of tea? Actually, how is that even relevant, you might ask. Let’s see what Pete Warden, former Google Staff Research Engineer and now CEO and Founder of Useful Sensors, […]

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The EU AI Act effect: Background, blind spots, opportunities and roadmap

The EU AI Act effect: Background, blind spots, opportunities and roadmap

The EU Parliament just voted to bring the EU AI Act regulation into effect. If GDPR is anything to go by, that’s a big deal. Here’s what and how it’s likely to effect, its blind spots, what happens next, and how you can prepare for it based on what we know. The last few months […]

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Heroes journey: Notes towards a Personal Knowledge Graphs Book

Heroes journey: Notes towards a Personal Knowledge Graphs Book

The hero’s journey is a common template of stories that involve a hero who goes on an adventure, is victorious in a decisive crisis, and comes home transformed. Writing a book is like a journey too. Writing the first Personal Knowledge Graphs book involved more than one hero and a few crises.  Now the PKG […]

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AI politics: From pausing to regulating AI, it’s all about winning hearts and minds

AI politics: From pausing to regulating AI, it’s all about winning hearts and minds

“The Letter” was just the beginning. Welcome to the AI politics show. Grab some popcorn, or better yet, get in the ring. “I got a letter from the government Future of Life Institute the other day I opened and read it, it said they were suckers They wanted me for their army or whatever Picture […]

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Orchestrate All The Things: Owning Tech, Data, Media, AI, Writing, and Content

Orchestrate All The Things: Owning Tech, Data, Media, AI, Writing, and Content

On AI-generated content, writing, new, old, and broken media, platforms, models, audiences, and body parts. Why do so many people want to be writers? That’s the kind of question SEO-optimized content is generated for. I for one did not, at least not in the romanticized way many people think about writing. But when i was […]

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ChatGPT is AI’s Facebook moment. Don’t fall for it this time.

GPT-4, arguably the most powerful AI model ever, has just been released. The expectation was that this was going to be massive. OpenAI’s announcement does not focus on model size, but on capabilities. They seem impressive, and GPT-4 is purportedly being used at the likes of Stripe and Morgan Stanley. The question i posed just before […]

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