Intelligence Augmentation coming for Individual, Business, and Family

Just returning from HICSS conference, where one of the keynotes was on augmented intelligence….  got me thinking about augmented intelligence for individuals, businesses, and families – three important types of service system entities. To see where I am coming from, this Politico article is a worthwhile careful read: The Real Future of Work https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/01/04/future-work-independent-contractors-alternative-work-arrangements-216212 …these …

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Wanted: AI Challenge Leaderboards in Education

…will be great if you can attend the AI Workshop in Helsinki March 14th: https://opentechai.blog/2017/12/29/opentech-ai-workshop/ Also, keep me posted if you see any AI Challenge Leaderboards related to education: China Medical Entrance Exam AI Challenge: https://phys.org/news/2017-06-ai-so-so-grade-chinese-university.html Japan Tokyo U Entrance Exam AI Challenge: http://www.businessinsider.com/robot-beat-most-students-on-university-tokyo-entrance-exam-2017-9 Delighted if you can help me find more, better AI Challenge …

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CFA – Frontiers in Service (Deadline Feb 1)

Frontiers in Service Conference 2018 http://www.frontiers2018.com NOTE!! Deadline for abstracts is February 1, 2018 2018 Frontiers in Service Conference  Call for Abstracts  https://frontiers2018.exordo.com/ The Frontiers in Service Conference is the world’s leading annual conference on service research. It is co-sponsored annually by the AMA Service SIG and the INFORMS Service Science Section. In 2018, the 27th …

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Opentech AI Workshop – Helsinki, Finland March 14, 2018

Daniel Pakkala (VTT) and I are planning an Opentech AI Workshop at IBM Finland HQ on March 14th, 2018. Start End Activity Details Coming Soon 8:00 8:30 Registration 8:30 9:00 Welcome 9:00 10:00 Keynote1 10:00 10:30 Break1 10:30 12:00 Panel1 12:00 13:00 Lunch 13:00 14:00 Panel2 14:00 15:00 Panel3 15:00 15:30 Break2 15:30 16:30 Keynote2 …

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Good reads: Artificial Intelligence Augmentation and Partner Technologies

(1) Artificial Intelligence Augmentation Carter, S., & Nielsen, M. (2017). Using Artificial Intelligence to Augment Human Intelligence: By creating user interfaces which let us work with the representations inside machine learning models, we can give people new tools for reasoning. Distill. https://distill.pub/2017/aia “In the 1950s a different vision of what computers are for began to …

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AI Headlines

A wide range of AI headlines in the popular press are pretty misleading…. designed for eyeballs and knee jerks, and not brains and thoughtful discussion. For example, in the headline below “without any help” … https://www.technologyreview.com/s/609141/alphago-zero-shows-machines-can-become-superhuman-without-any-help/ Here is a roadmap to “AI Solved” status based on back of the envelope calculations of amount of data …

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First Global Conference on Creating Value – Leicester, UK May 23-24, 2018

Now organising the First Global conference on Creating Value at Leicester in the UK, May 23-24 2018 a few days before the EMAC conference in Glasgow starting May 29. In addition the Journal of Creating Value jcv.sagepub.com is proposing a special issue on the Role of Technology in creating/destroying value for November 2018. I am looking for a guest …

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