Humanity + AI: Better Together

Andreessen Horowitz

In July … AI, machine & deep learning autonomous cars & drones China mobile open source SaaS security & privacyThis is a written version of a presentation I gave live at the a16z Summit in November 2018. You can watch a video version on YouTube.

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AI Bias

Andreessen Horowitz

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The Three Strategic Questions Facing AI Agencies

Tom Tunguz

Since writing The AI Agency: A Novel GTM for Machine Learning Startups , I’ve been meeting many companies who operate this way. If you’re operating an AI Agency, I’d love to hear from you. This is an early strategic question, perhaps the first strategic question an AI Agency will face. At the outset, many AI Agencies price at a substantial discount to the market for two reasons. Many AI Agencies start with one model and then migrate to a second.

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How CIOs are Leveraging AI and Machine Learning to Achieve ITSM Goals

Think Strategies

Now, enlightened CIOs are exploring ways to employ artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to actively engage their IT teams as key players in the rapidly evolving digital transformation efforts within their organizations.

How AI Has Impacted the Hiring Process

OpenView Labs

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a technological breakthrough with potential applications for nearly every industry. The proliferation of AI-powered tools, software systems, and devices is also dramatically transforming the way that recruiters source top talent. Experts believe AI-powered tools have the potential to drastically reduce unconscious bias on the part of recruiters. That said, AI tools aren’t perfect. AI can help. Leverage AI recruiting assistants.

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How AI could impact the B2B software industry in the next decade

Point Nine Land

link] In the past months I’ve structured my thoughts about this topic, and in this post, I will try to expose how I think this AI wave will develop in the next years. Comparing the installation phase for the SaaS and AI waves 1.1 The same thing will happen to the term “AI”.

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The Empty Promise of Data Moats

Andreessen Horowitz

Data has long been lauded as a competitive moat for companies, and that narrative’s been further hyped with the recent wave of AI startups. So of … AI, machine & deep learning networking AI in practice all about network effects data network effects

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Making AI accessible for everyone

ReSci

The post Making AI accessible for everyone appeared first on ReSci The mission Our mission here at ReSci is to make artificial intelligence accessible and usable for brands.

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How customer service chatbots are redefining support with AI

Inside Intercom

From automated emails to visual search , AI allows companies to better support their customers at more touchpoints along their journey. AI chatbots use your existing information and resources, like FAQs or knowledge bases , to answer questions and offer help.

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The AI Agency - A Novel GTM for Machine Learning SaaS Startups

Tom Tunguz

I’ve started to call them AI Agencies. AI Agencies use machine learning to disrupt a market dominated by agencies. AI agencies exist in recruiting, translation and online advertising. The AI Agency aims to leverage technology to break free from the linear relationship between revenue and people. Starting an AI Agency has two important benefits for machine learning companies. The AI agency strives to have the best of both worlds.

Silicon Valley Project AI Meetup at WePay

wepay

WePay is hosting a Meetup of the Silicon Valley Project AI group at our offices on November 14th from 6PM-8PM. ” Ravi Kulasekaran, Colabus founder joins us to talk about “Re-imagining project management with AI for success”.

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AI Superpowers - A History of Chinese Startups and the Implications for the Future of Startupland

Tom Tunguz

Kai-Fu Lee’s book, AI Superpowers , provides some of the best history and perspective on the Chinese startup ecosystem I’ve read. I remember the first time I visited China. We landed around 11pm local time in Beijing in the midst of the summer heat wave.

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Why AI for Logo Detection Is the Next Marketing Must-Have

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

Hopefully, this is precisely the job for AI systems, which specialize in pattern detection. branding ai logo mark-growth marketing

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Automated System Design and Finding Points of Human Leverage

Andreessen Horowitz

AI, machine & deep learning

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Everyone is an Analyst: Opportunities in Operational Analytics

Andreessen Horowitz

In this video, a16z deal partner Jad Naous … AI, machine & deep learning future of work slide decksOur work is changing — what we do, and how we do it. How are automation and digitization changing decision-making. and what kind of new tools does that mean we will need?

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IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes

IT World

Two of IBM’s Watson-branded collection of machine-intelligence services will be available to run as standalone applications in the public or private cloud of your choice. IBM is delivering these local Watson services atop IBM Cloud Private for Data , a combined analytics and data governance platform that can be deployed on Kubernetes.

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IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes

IT World

Two of IBM’s Watson-branded collection of machine-intelligence services will be available to run as standalone applications in the public or private cloud of your choice. IBM is delivering these local Watson services atop IBM Cloud Private for Data , a combined analytics and data governance platform that can be deployed on Kubernetes.

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How AI Learning Is Implemented With Electra Virtual

Backlinkfy

What does Artificial Intelligence (AI) mean? By definition, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a territory of software engineering that accentuates the production of clever machines that work and respond like people. Machine learning is likewise a centerpiece and framework of AI.

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Better Together: Humanity + Machine Learning

Andreessen Horowitz

But the conversation about AI has largely focused on pitting humanity against AI, … AI, machine & deep learning autonomous cars & drones our Summit events Summit 2018

Smart Home, Machine Learning, and Discovery

Andreessen Horowitz

AI, machine & deep learning IoT (internet of things

Juniper grabs Mist for wireless AI, cloud service delivery technology

IT World

Juniper has entered into an agreement to buy advanced wireless-gear-maker Mist Systems for $405 million. For Juniper the Mist buy could be significant as it currently depends on agreements with partners such as Aerohive and Aruba to deliver wireless, according to Gartner. Mist, too, is a partner of and recently announced joint product development with VMware that integrates Mist WLAN technology and VMware’s VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN. More about 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6).

Few Thoughts on Machine Learning Agreements or AI Agreements

Aber Law Firm

Machine learning agreements or AI agreements are super new, and actually very interesting. Not much has been written on these agreements, so I thought I would share a few thoughts on the big issues (from the perspective of the AI/machine learning software vendor).

Beyond Cameras That See… To Cameras That Understand

Andreessen Horowitz

AI, machine & deep learning mobile computer vision

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Clippy: The Unauthorized Biography

Andreessen Horowitz

You might remember this … AI, machine & deep learning design

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Thoughts from IRCE: The Shift to AI

ReSci

The post Thoughts from IRCE: The Shift to AI appeared first on ReSci A month ago, we unveiled our rebrand, Cortex + ReSci; two weeks ago, we took our newly revamped show on the road to the Internet Retailer Conference + Exhibition (IRCE) in Chicago, welcoming conference attendees who came to our booth to learn about predictive marketing.

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AI in Marketing — Ally, Not Enemy

ReSci

The post AI in Marketing — Ally, Not Enemy appeared first on ReSci We recently explored how digital marketers could take some cues from the ancient game of Go to learn how to create complex yet fluid strategies that can effortlessly anticipate the modern consumer’s behavior.….

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Growth, Globalization and AI: WePay’s Week in Payments

wepay

Two very different segments of the industry, retail banking and fraud protection are also turning to AI and machine learning for the future according to The Financial Brand and PYMNTS.com respectively.

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SnapLogic's AI simplifies enterprise software connections

Network World

SnapLogic wants to make it easier for users of its enterprise software integration platform to connect components of their business systems. The company has unveiled a new feature that uses machine learning to suggest what users may want to do. The idea behind the new feature, announced this week, is to make it easier to connect and move data between enterprise software systems.

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SnapLogic's AI simplifies enterprise software connections

Network World

SnapLogic wants to make it easier for users of its enterprise software integration platform to connect components of their business systems. The company has unveiled a new feature that uses machine learning to suggest what users may want to do. The idea behind the new feature, announced this week, is to make it easier to connect and move data between enterprise software systems.

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We are still fretting about AI and Regulation in Fintech: WePay’s Week in Payments

wepay

The other constant topic derives from a couple of underlying drivers for FinTech – AI and machine learning – both of which are enablers in the same way they are for many other disruptive sectors. That in turn means FinTech is a great consumer of AI and machine learning.

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WePay’s Week In Payments: AI, Mobile Growth and White House Policy

wepay

AI in Banking. Although AI ( Artificial Intelligence ) in banking and the financial sectors has a long history, almost as long as that of AI itself, the reality is that it still hasn’t made significant penetration except in highly specialized sectors.

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Erasca

Andreessen Horowitz

The National Cancer Institute estimates that there are over 15 million cancer survivors living today and … AI, machine & deep learning bio announcements healthcareF**k cancer. Every year in the United States, nearly 1.75

What we're looking for in SaaS in 2017

The Angel VC

I am, of course, talking about artificial intelligence (AI). How long it will take until AI will reach human intelligence – or if that’s never going to happen – is an extremely interesting topic that goes far beyond the scope of this post (and of course one that I’m not an expert in).

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AI Marketing: 3 Reasons Why eCommerce Marketers Need to Think Like Go Players

ReSci

The post AI Marketing: 3 Reasons Why eCommerce Marketers Need to Think Like Go Players appeared first on ReSci The game of Go has been making headlines in the last few months, but today marks an especially historic event: Google’s DeepMind computer program AlphaGo has won the final game….

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a16z Podcast: To All the Robots I’ve Loved Before

Andreessen Horowitz

But beyond just projecting human qualities onto them, as we begin to share more and more spaces, social and private, what kind of relationships will we develop with … AI, machine & deep learning design ethics roboticsWe already know that we have an innate tendency to anthropomorphize robots.

FinancialForce software will benefit from AI and enhanced user experience tweaks

ITPro

The next releases make use of Salesforce’s Einstein and UX makeover

Salesforce’s Mike Kreaden on how to build a platform to drive growth

Inside Intercom

He joined me for a chat that ranged from the role of AI to how they choose startups to incubate. Customer nurturing now starts from the first touch, and AI can help with that. The role of AI. Growth AI apps platform

Going global from day one with Unbabel CEO Vasco Pedro

Chart Mogul

Listen to my chat with Vasco Pedro, Founder and CEO of Unbabel, a company tackling this very problem with both AI and human-powered systems. The need to localize software is higher than ever, and it was great to hear how Vasco’s team are tackling this with a hybrid AI and human-based approach.

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Google's G Suite redesign draws on AI to kill email clutter

ITPro

Confidential mode also aims to protect personal data and reduce risk of user error

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Microsoft’s Lili Cheng on making bots more human

Inside Intercom

A common misconception is that AI will replace human employees. With the rise of AI, we’re seeing personality-driven bots like Cortana, Siri and Alexa. The future of AI is bright. In the context of your work, what does AI mean exactly?

True Customer Obsession – I agree with Jeff Bezos

Totango

The two biggest tech trends right now are 1) AI for data and 2) conversational user interfaces (like Alexa) that allow humans to interact with data in a conversational way. DNA-CX the AI of customer data behind Zoe, is an incredibly powerful, flexible architecture that customizes itself for each business to provide real-time customer context. DNA-CX is the only customer-centric data model, and it’s made possible by the leaps in AI advancement in recent years.

Machine Learning Predictions for Subscription Companies

ReSci

ai Digital Retail RS Labs Subscription BusinessesWith the rapid acceleration of Subscription business models, several native e-Commerce companies like Amazon, Starbucks, and Sephora are moving towards adopting the subscription model.

The Week In Cloud: March 24, 2019

SaaStr

Clippy was AI before AI: China is a whole different world for SaaS. Goodness : We forget about the OS in the Cloud, but we all need to still deal with things like Windows 7 IRL: One perspective on the Top 25 VCs in SaaS now: Pretty Funny.

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