Artificial Intelligence: The 4th Industrial Revolution is Here

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In 1950 Alan Turing published his landmark paper outlining the creation of computer systems that would ‘think’ like a human.  If you could hold a conversation with a machine that was indistinguishable from another human – voila  proof of a ‘thinking machine’. This description set the stage for what we know as the broad category: Artificial Intelligence. It’s been almost 70 years since Turing’s publication, but this revolution isn’t really about recreating a human’s brain or intelligence.  It’s about taking our human capacity way beyond our capabilities. AI is not about one single emerging technology, rather it defines a completely […]

Artificial Intelligence: Where Do We Go From Here?

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“The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to forecast: Take X and add AI.”   – Kevin Kelly In 1950 Alan Turing published his landmark paper introducing the idea that computer systems could eventually ‘think’ like a human.  If you could hold a conversation whereby the machine was indistinguishable from another human – voila – The Turing Test for a ‘thinking machine’ was born. Today we know this as the broad, humanity changing topic of Artificial Intelligence. It’s been almost 70 years…where are we today? Vishal Chatrath, CEO Prowler.io puts Artificial Intelligence activity into two general branches: perception […]

6 Tech Trends Every Innovation Exec Needs to Follow in 2017

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Everyone seems to have a tech trends list for 2017. We are different.  Hyper focused on how the most interesting Startups are moving the needle, we’ll dive deep on these topics throughout the year. Our bi-monthly newsletter (shameless newsletter signup plug) will cover these topics and more.  Startups that look to change your business and the world especially in the 2 to 5 year range is our sweet-spot. Our mission: deliver startup info in a context that is immediately usable to your business goals and priorities. These trends and the startups that help to define them, are bringing applications to […]