Honing In on AI, U.S. Launches National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office

To drive American leadership in the field of AI into the future, the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office has been launched by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). The new agency was established under the American Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020, which was enacted and codified into law to expand many existing AI policies and initiatives throughout the federal government.

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AI to transform Healthcare of the future in the shadow of COVID-19

AI technologies are already in place in many retail stores and other industries, but a July 2020 study by chipmaker Intel Corp. found that 84% of the respondents — made up of 234 senior decision-makers inside U.S. healthcare organizations — have already deployed or expect to deploy AI within their healthcare operations. That’s up from a previous Intel study in 2018, when a little more than one-third of the respondents said they were using or planning to implement AI.

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AI: Fact versus Fiction

AI adoption inside U.S. companies  is soaring, with a recent PwC study concluding that 86 percent of 1,032 IT respondents believe that AI will be a mainstream technology for their companies in 2021. The problem, though, is that under closer inspection, some AI is nothing more than marketing hype once you look under the hood. For CIOs looking to integrate AI, what they need is a way to evaluate if an AI product or service is actually harnessing the power of AI– or if it’s a mirage.

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Nvidia moves its Software closer to cloud customers through an AWS Storefront

Nvidia is making it easier for AWS cloud customers to find and integrate Nvidia software applications into their AI and deep learning projects through an all-new, all-in-one “storefront” in the AWS Marketplace.

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AI in Fintech, Technology and Academia is focus of Nascent U.S. Tech Council

Finding ways to bring AI more deeply into the business worlds of fintech, technology and academia is the mission of the new National Council for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI).

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What is Document AI and how can it help your business

In the real world, most documents now exist electronically and, more importantly, technology has evolved to eliminate the need for manually reviewing documents altogether. This technology is called Document AI, and it can be used in any industry that needs to transform data that is siloed and unstandardized into a structured, usable format at scale.

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AI and human synergy: The value of combining Document AI with subject matter experts

In a previous blog, we explained what Document AI technology is and why your business might need it to save valuable time and money spent extracting, analyzing and organizing data from documents. In this blog, we’ll look at how subject matter experts work alongside the technology and the benefits of this approach.

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A false sense of security

So, a couple of days ago, I got into a little squabble with my dad about what to do with some cash that I had lying around in my bank. I wanted to invest the money to generate a better interest rate than the pathetic ~0.5% offered by most banks. My dad leaned more toward just parking my money with a random advisor and trusting them to invest it while I was more inclined toward managing the money on my own. Unable to come to a conclusion, we decided that an experiment was in an order and decided to split the money in a 2:1 ratio, parking 2/3 of the money with this new, popular investment firm and leaving 1/3 of the money for me to invest with.

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