Artificial Intelligence courses, books, and programs for entrepreneurs

Every day there are more and more start-ups that uses AI or build around them. AI has been around for almost 1950s and since 2008 with the introduction of AlexNets and deep learning, it became the hottest topic in Data science. Artificial Intelligence courses, books, and programs for entrepreneurs

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Reverse Logistics Company uses AI to find Value in Retail

Reverse Logistics Ecosystem

While “Retail Apocalypse” would no doubt make a great sequel to the iconic movie “Apocalypse Now”. While most fingers point at Amazon (AMZN) as the primary culprit behind the destruction of the American strip mall Main Street America, the retail apocalypse is another example of evolve or die. Margins are tight, so companies looking to survive are searching for ways to eke out value anywhere along the supply chain. One emerging avenue is through something called reverse logistics. 

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These Stanford AI Lab dropouts raised $50 million to improve Conversations

Zayd Enam - Cresta

Using its artificial intelligence tools, Cresta studies chats and phone conversations, then tells retail representatives the “best,” or most likely to be effective, replies while they’re still on the line. Agents using the startup’s software convert 20% more sales than those who don’t Enam claims.

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Do companies need a Chief AI-Ethics Officer?

Ethical workflow

The world we live in is becoming more and more data-driven. This is causing companies to make more and more use of AI techniques such as machine learning and deep learning. The task of the Chief AI Ethics Officer (CAIEO) should not be primarily technical. Instead, it should sensitize data scientists, machine learning engineers, and developers to ethical issues. The whole process should be firmly integrated into the respective process models and phases.

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