Infographics Digest — Vol. 3

Just a quick thank you note to all for really liking this Info graphics blog. Your support has encouraged me to continue this as one of my regular weekly blogs. And now here's the...

Infographics Digest — Vol. 2

Here's a doze of this week's Info graphics special. Please feel free to comment or provide any feedback. Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Chatbots: City of the Future: Cyber Security: Data Science: Encryption: FinTech: Industry...

Building A Mental Architecture for AI

A number of scientists and engineers fear that, once we build an artificial intelligence smarter than we are, a form of A.G.I known as artificial general intelligence, doomsday may follow. Bill Gates and Tim...

Principles over Populism: A Good Start for Ethics in AI

Google’s declaration of principles for AI is a short but carefully worded text covering the main issues related to the uses of its technology. It is worth reading the document, given that it raises many...

A Supermind or A Global Mind?

Intelligence refers to the ability to effectively address a wide range of goals in different environments. In a general sense, this mental capability involves the ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend complex ideas,...

Evolution of Fintech — A timeline

Finance & technology have been intertwined ever since the start of the modern society. The earliest days of finance hundreds of years ago was in the context of keeping records for things like government...

The Clash of Automatons

As AI (Artificial Intelligence) continues to progress and businesses across the globe benefit from its capabilities, it’s important to ensure that the technology is being harnessed for good, to create a better, fairer society....

The Moral Machine

Researchers across the globe are working extensively towards achieving an artificially intelligent system that can behave in an ethically and morally right manner. Morality, or the nature of distinguishing good from the bad, is...

A Treatise of Robotics

The question “Can and should robots have rights?” consists of two separate queries: ‘Can robots have rights?’ as a question about the capability of a particular entity. ‘Should robots have rights?’ as a question...

How to Govern A.I.

Artificial intelligence (“AI”) permeates our lives in numerous subtle and not-so-subtle ways, which presents both practical and conceptual challenges for society. Many of the practical challenges stem from the manner in which AI is researched...

Ethics and Robotics

In October last year, Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world to give a robot citizenship. When taking to the stage to announce “her” new status, Sophia said she was “very honored and proud for...

Should AI Be Ethical At All?

As with any technology, AI’s potential to help or harm us depends on how it is applied and overseen. Ethical AI is garnering much interest, but it’s not always clear what this refers to....

The Building Block of Artificial Intelligence

Computer programs have reached a bewildering point in their long and unsteady journey toward artificial intelligence. They outperform people at tasks we once felt to be uniquely human, such as playing poker or recognizing faces...

5 Popular Technologies from the World of RegTech

It’s becoming clear these days that a sizeable chunk of the most disruptive innovations being applied within the financial sphere is coming from RegTech. As we mentioned in our previous article, demand for RegTech solutions...

Will AI Replace Your Job?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized the technology industry by empowering machines with effective ways to replace manual tasks. Organizations of all sizes and industry verticals are pursuing automation – especially those driven by AI...

How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real...

Big Money and Cutting Edge Technology: How Investment in AI/ML Will Revolutionize The Healthcare...

Among remarkable developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) over the last couple of years is an increase in startups that have attracted massive funding and backing from some of the world’s...

Here’s How Machine Learning Is Transforming Investment Decisions for Financial Institutions

Two advancements in technology over the last few years have resulted in a potential opportunity for investors to begin working in a smarter, more profitable way. These two technologies are Big Data and Machine Learning...