AI News and Insights – September 2021

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Ai news and insights Sept 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 chips
Why Tesla, Apple, Google and Facebook are designing their own chips – click here

Facebook apology
Facebook apology as AI labels black men ‘primates’ – click here

AI tech news

AI for AI
US patent office has developed AI to look at AI patents after being swamped with new applications – click here

IBM Watson automation
IBM have announced that launched of new AI and automation capabilities in IBM Watson Assistant to help businesses create enhanced customer services – click here

Facebook’s new image recognition algorithm
New self-supervised algorithm released by the researchers at Facebook AI to help image recognition – click here

Networks inspired by nature
Fast, Efficient Neural Networks Copy Dragonfly Brains – click here

AI HR in China
Interesting video on the use of AI in recruitment.

NVIDIA enterprise suite
Nvidia have launched an enterprise AI suite to help business have access to AI in most markets. Interesting idea with many possibilities for companies dipping their toes in to AI. – click here

About AI

AI by UN
The UN have called for moratorium on the sale and use of AI that poses a risk to human rights as a matter of urgency – click here

How AI learns like a human brain

Explaining ML
Different way of explaining machine learning by Wired

AI finance news

AI and US agencies
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it’ll form a committee to advise federal agencies on AI research and developments – click here

$100 Million
MTS AI Center, an international AI subsidiary of Russia’s largest telecom to invest $100 million to AI fund to help AI solutions and start-ups – click here

Databricks hits $1.6 billion in funding
Databricks is known to be the first lakehouse platform in the clouds with open architecture for data an AI. They reached the next level in their funding – click here

Centaur Labs Raises $15 Million
Centaur Labs is a medical data labelling company that uses AI – click here

Insurify raises $100M funding
Insurify raises $100M funding for a machine learning based technology that helps customers choose and change insurance providers – click here

Skit raises $23M
Skit uses artificial intelligence with voice technology. They have secured a new round of funding – click here

Other AI, ML, Bigdata and tech news

TRACE is launched
Al Gore shows new data climate tracking system – click here

Influencer government
The UK government uses sensitive data to ‘nudge’ behaviour – click here

Pearson acquisition
Pearson acquires analytics company Faethm – click here


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