Tag: artificial intelligence

  • Why AI Explainability is Central to Trust

    October 13, 2019

    Trust is the currency of business. But how can we trust AI algorithms we can’t see or understand? Mensan Heather Simmons explains.

  • Simultaneous Interpretation: Race between Human Brain and Artificial Intelligence (Part 2)

    April 18, 2019

    Mensan Rony Gao argues that AI should be not a replacement, but rather an assistant, to human interpreters. How does AI stack up against humans on 3 key interpreting tasks?

  • Simultaneous Interpretation: The Race between Human Brain and Artificial Intelligence (Part 1)

    April 9, 2019

    The profession of simultaneous interpretation, first developed in 1945 for the Nuremberg trials, has come to its next crossroads. This time, the battlefield has shifted from Nuremberg to artificial intelligence (AI). Can AI really do it?

  • Taking AI Out of the Black Box

    April 2, 2019

    Artificial intelligence can seem like science fiction. But at its heart, it is about making predictions. Learn how it is being used today for pragmatic applications such as optimizing marketing promotions and decreasing customer churn.

  • How Privacy and Policy Drive Global AI Adoption

    March 12, 2019

    PwC estimates that AI rollouts will add $15.7 trillion to global GDP by 2030. China will capture $7 trillion of that total, to North America’s $3.7 trillion. In one of our previous blog posts, China Rising in Age of Applied AI, we discussed how China’s scrappy entrepreneurs, abundant data, and armies of competent (although not elite) AI…

  • China Rising in Age of Applied AI

    February 20, 2019

    When it comes to deploying artificial intelligence, China is building a formidable early lead. That’s what the startling data from PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ (“PwC”) 2019 survey of 1,378 global CEOs points to. Let’s start with what the survey says about the countries’ expectations for AI. Expectations matter, because expectations about impact drive investment. Chinese and American CEOs…