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artificial intelligence | Nov 27th, 2018

Martin Ford’s New Book Reveals the Truth About AI, From the People Building It

Are we close to human-level machine intelligence? How will it impact on the job market, the economy, and society? What should we be concerned about, capitalizing on, and planning for? Martin Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the Robots and one of the world’s leading AI speakers... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Nov 22nd, 2018

Amber Mac’s The AI Effect Podcast is the Number One Business Podcast on iTunes

Canada is quickly becoming one of the world’s most powerful AI ecosystems, home to a huge concentration of start-ups, research labs and talent. Tech futurist, entrepreneur and author AMBER MAC covers the unprecedented pace of AI’s growth (and all the rewards and perils that go with it) in her... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Apr 17th, 2018

AI is the Business Opportunity of a Lifetime. Economist Ajay Agrawal’s Prediction Machines is a Guide for How to Harness It.

Ajay Agrawal is the founder of the Creative Destruction Lab, home to the greatest concentration of Artificial Intelligence start-ups on the planet. His highly anticipated book Prediction Machines (out today) explains why AI is actually a once-in-a-generation opportunity, and how businesses—of any... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Apr 8th, 2018

“The First Book to Explain the Economics of Artificial Intelligence”: Advance Praise for Prediction Machines by Speaker Ajay Agrawal

“This may be the best book yet on what may be the best technology that has come along.” Lawrence H. Summers, former US treasury secretary on Ajay Agrawal’s highly anticipated book Prediction Machines—a crystal clear, realistic assessment of how AI will actually affect the economy. No hype, no... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Jan 9th, 2018

A.I. Expert Martin Ford Explains What Investors, Managers, (and Everyone Else) Need to Know About the Robotics Revolution

Martin Ford is one of the world’s leading A.I. speakers. He’s the bestselling author of Rise of the Robots and his TED talk has been viewed over a million times. Ford’s latest keynote breaks down some of the key tech underlying this revolution for non-tech audiences, and explains exactly what it... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Jul 14th, 2017

Guest Post: Is Artificial Intelligence (Finally) the Technology We Need to Save the World?

Fast Company writer, social media expert, president of Konnekt, and keynote speaker Amber Mac speaks about relentless adaptation and the accelerating pace of the digital economy. In this guest blog post, Mac illuminates the exciting—and varied—future of Artifical Intelligence in healthcare,... Continue Reading →