Artificial Intelligence in the Corporate Boardroom

AI Board room

Alphabet, the parent company of Google GOOG -0.8%, is the leading tech company that decided to invest a lot of resources and funding in artificial intelligence. So much so, that the WSJ recently announced that AI is central to Google’s future. Not surprisingly, Google has been dealing with different challenges concerning its top AI executives and researchers. Activists shareholders are also showing interest in this. Recently, there is a rise in shareholder proposals calling on boards to ensure proper AI governance. 

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Artificial Intelligence for Automated and Autonomous discovery of better battery materials

AI Autonomous Discovery

While applications such as electric mobility, stationary storage, drones and medical implants continue to take off, the global demand for sustainable rechargeable batteries is expected to increase drastically in the next decade. Europe alone would need a cell production capacity of at least 200 GWh up to the TWh range.

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Impact of Robotic Technology on Healthcare Industry

Robot Healthcare

The whole idea of robots in hospitals is not new for healthcare professionals. The idea of using robotic technologies in healthcare evolved in 1985. It started when healthcare planned to transform robots into precise machinery for surgery. “The idea came into reality in early 2000 with the invention of the DaVinci robot. Hospital management software and robotic technologies are proof of how technologies have evolved.” According to research conducted by Credence, the global market of medical robotics will grow to USD 20 billion by 2023.  

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Zillow: Building a Big Data pipeline to process Clickstream Data

Clickstream data is one of the largest and most important datasets within Zillow. The data set contains a log of a series of page requests, actions, user clicks and other web activity from the millions of home shoppers and sellers visiting Zillow sites every month. The data powers many reporting dashboards and helps us answers complex business questions.

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