AI News and Insights – June 2021

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Ai news and insights June 2021

(Updated throughout month – Pop back for latest updates)

Artificial Intelligence is proving to be one of the most important technologies this century.

The development and application of AI technology changes daily. In order to be ahead of the curve, I spend a lot of time analysing, filtering and distilling the latest insights for all my clients.

Here are just a few interesting AI, ML, Big data, analytics, business, and technology news articles that caught my eye this month. Please free free share with others.

AI business news

AI and manufacturing
‘Manufacturers who use AI in day-to-day operations, the top three reasons are to assist with business continuity (38%), help employees increase efficiency (38%), and help employees overall (34%)’. Interesting Google report on manufacturing – click here

Usefulness of AI in solar industry
A good article on how AI is changing the solar industry from panel placement to monitoring efficiency – click here

Winning with AI is a state of mind
To achieve the best with AI, you need to cover many areas. McKinsey have highlighted a few key areas to look at – Click here

AI being adopted in haulage industry
AI is helping predict truck safety, truck maintenance. Former CFO of UPS believes’ artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning are going to add much more value to the industry than autonomous vehicles’ – click here

AI in healthcare
There is no discussion that AI has influenced healthcare. Here is an interesting article on the top reasons why preventive healthcare requires AI. – click here

AI in biotech
Since Covid, biotechs have increasingly turned to artificial intelligence to improve precision and speed in drug development – click here

How AI can enable a Sustainable Future report
Interesting report by Microsoft and pwc – click here

State of play with AI and manufacturing report
64% of manufacturers rely on AI to assist in day-today operations. Interesting report by Google cloud on AI – click here

AI helping reduce carbon costs
Interesting BCG article on how AI is helping reduce carbon. Using AI can reduce GHG emissions by between 2.6 and 5.3 gigatons of CO2e – click here

AI good for the US economy
Interesting article on AI used to reduce labor shortages in US to help economy too. – click here

EU countries with the most AI usage
Ireland, Malta, Finland top the European board for enterprises using AI. – click here

Top AI trends
Lates trends in AI.

AI tech news

Andrew Ng Launches A Campaign For Data-Centric AI
Andrew Ng the leading AI luminary has launched a campaign for more Data centric AI. – click here

AI helps designs efficient silicon chips
Google use AI to design own chips. – click here

Cameras are getting smart in manufacturing
Artificial intelligence-enabled smart cameras can be used to improve safety, quality, and operator efficiency – click here

AI used for tracking animal wellbeing
The Bristol Robot Lab have developed AI technology to monitor pig behaviour to see if they are ok. – click here

Google AI physics simulator
Google has developed new algorithms to produce a more accurate robotics physics simulator that mimics real life. I really like the idea of hybrid simulator that combines both learnable neural networks and physics equations for greater accuracy. – click here

About AI

Mastercard offers AI insights – 5 pillars of AI
Mastercard have completed over 150 AI projects to streamline their business. – click here

Common myths about AI
AI has a myriad of myths that have been spun over the years. Here are a few of them dispelled. – click here

4 Key misunderstandings in AI
AI is constantly evolving and innovatively there are misunderstandings along the way. Here are a few of them – click here

No AI implementation could cost your business
Lack of AI implementation may have cost enterprises $4.26T, Signal AI finds – click here

History of AI
114 milestones of AI. Chronology by Gil Press – click here

Other AI, ML, Bigdata and tech news

AI register
There has been many that were concerned about AI and its transparency. This is leading to a new field of AI called XAI (Explainable AI). However, this is still in development. Another option is to go for a register like some Scandinavian cities – click here


Thank you so much for reading. If you would like advice with anything to do with AI, finding the best technology partners (The AI finder) to organising an AI strategy, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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