I sat down with Ilan Kasan, Co-founder and CEO at Exceed.AI to discuss automation and groundbreaking innovation in the field of artificial intelligence and how it impacts business.Read More
Educational app developer ELSA (English Language Speech Assistant) has closed raised a $15 million Series B funding round led by Vietnam Investments Group and SIG. ELSA uses automatic speech recognition and AI to teach users how to speak correctly pronounced English with, ELSA English.Read More
Canes have enabled people with impaired vision to travel safely on their own for a very long time. British tech startup WeWalk upgrades that ancient tool with a voice assistant built into its eponymous ‘smart cane’ as part of a suite of high-tech tools for navigating safely. WeWalk, which recently joined Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility program, highlights how voice AI can be applied to improving accessibility, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of so many people with disabilities.Read More
Speech recognition technology startup Deepgram has closed a $25million Series B funding round led by Tiger Global with participation from Wing Venture Capital, Citi Ventures, SAP.io, and NVIDIA Inception GPU Ventures. The funding almost doubles the investment raised by Deepgram as it expands the reach and features offered by its enterprise-focused automatic speech transcription and analysis platform.Read More
Mental models are how we understand the world. Not only do they shape what we think and how we understand but they shape the connections and opportunities that we see.In a nutshell, they are the thinking tools to understand…Read More
Google Meet conferences can now add real-time transcriptions and captions using Otter.ai’s new Live Notes and Video Captions Google Chrome extensions, respectively. The free Otter’s speech-to-text technology is part of Google’s efforts to capture a bigger segment of the enterprise videoconferencing market as it explodes in the wake of the global pandemic, including the approximately 100 million daily users of Google Meet.Read More
OBRIZUM, a B2B corporate learning and knowledge management company, has secured $2.4 million (approx £1.8 million) funding in Pre-Series A venture round.
How will the funding be used?
The company will use the funding to expand its UK presence into corporate learning environments that have had to accelerate their digital paths.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on supply chains worldwide, the prospect of leveraging AI logistics tech has become more attractive than ever. Data-driven solutions are giving companies the power to increase profitability, resiliency and meet the new demands of commerce in times of unpredictability. AI and machine learning (ML) technologies are now being widely applied across distribution networks. In fact, 61% of executives report decreased costs and 53% report increased revenues as a direct benefit of introducing AI into their supply chains.Read More
Throughout history, the world has seen 3 mechanical unrests: Right now, we are amidst the fourth mechanical upset which is driven by man-made consciousness.Read More
Only four Western and two Chinese AI companies report income, and all have big losses. CrowdStrike and c3.ai both did IPOs and had losses equal to 30% and 40% of revenues respectively in 2019, and 13% and 40% respectively in 2020. Nest’s losses were 85% of revenues in 2017 and DeepMind’s losses were four and 1.7 times its revenues in 2018 and 2019 respectively causing Google to write off $1.3 Billion in debts.Read More
AI is a revolutionizing industry, like it or not. Manual data is now being replaced by fast-paced, more effective, and structured data in most organizations. This article explores why AI is the highest ROI opportunity.Read More
How the personal data processed by an Artificial Intelligence should be protected. On this occasion, we would like to explain how personal data that can be processed by an AI are protected.Read More
According to Statista, the global startup economy generates nearly $3 trillion. Startups have always been the driving force behind the world market, bringing new ideas, and transforming familiar business systems. Unfortunately, the economic crisis associated with Covid-19 has not spared this area.Read More
Why do we hear the concept of the MVP so often? What is it, and is it beneficial? You might think you know the answers to all of these questions. But do you really? Here we talk about all this and even more. I’m happy to welcome product creators and curious developers into this learning journey. So, let’s start with defining the MVP (minimum viable product), one of the most overused and misunderstood concepts in the modern web. In this article, you can learn how an MVP can kickstart your startup.Read More
The 3 main types of technical debt are: deliberate, accidental/ outdated design, and bit rot. Just as smart financial debt can help you reach major life goals faster, not all technical debt is bad, and managing it well can yield tremendous benefits for your company.Read More
This article describes the ‘idea model’ and provides various examples of real ideas — explains how to write effective executive summaries for your concepts.
Ideas are powerful constructs. Provided that they are articulated and communicated effectively, they can become the starting point of impactful initiatives and new innovations.
Infiot emerged from stealth today with $15 million to develop its access platform for internet of things devices. The company says it will put the funds toward product R&D and accelerating its go-to-market efforts.Read More
Every organization needs to set quality improvement goals to keep its competitive edge. This blog post is all about unique goals and strategies taken by some of the Big-Tech companies, NGOs, and Startups.Read More
This blog is a continuation of my previous work¹, in which I talked about how I gathered product reviews and information through web scraping. I will now explain more about how I built the product recommendation system.Read More
Today, if we think of the most successful and widespread applications of machine learning in business, recommender systems could be one of the first examples people have in mind. Each time you purchase something online, you might see the “products you might also like” section.Read More