Implicit problem, explicit solution: Bias in the workplace, implicit bias in AI, and how Rainbird can circumvent both

11 August 2017

Today, much is being made of the potential to eliminate workplace bias by using AI to detect statistical prejudices, levelling the playing field with its neutrality. Far less is being made, however, of the fact that for all its prejudice-slaying potential, AI can pick up its own biases along the way.

Matt Buskell for AI Business – The 10 keys to AI implementation: it’s maths, not magic

7 August 2017

As the figure heavy predictions come rolling in, innovators are seeking out ways to jump on the AI bandwagon and reap the rewards. But, they should take heed of the fact that there is no magic AI wand.

As we strive for progress, innovation, and efficiency, it becomes the responsibility of all of us involved in the AI industry to share insight and provide guidance to fledgling players just stepping into the ring. Artificial Intelligence projects are different. And while this seems like stating the obvious, there are a couple of key attributes that newcomers to the space need to be aware of.

‘Seasoned’ advice from Pepper the robot

2 August 2017

Meet the friendly robot offering advice with a twist – it’s all about cocktails.

The AI Summit, Hong Kong, 8.00am HKT – It might only be mid-morning, but bemused business delegates at Hong Kong’s leading AI summit are lining up to get their personalised cocktail recommendations, courtesy of Pepper, the irresistibly charming robot that provided the interface for Rainbird’s cognitive reasoning platform at the show.

Rainbird secures £2.2m to fuel expansion enabling progressive enterprises to automate complex decision-making with AI

28 July 2017

LONDON, UK – Rainbird Technologies, an AI company that specialises in cognitive reasoning, has closed a £2.2m ($2.88m) seed round from a syndicate of investors including Eden Rock. The funds will enable continued investment in the Rainbird platform and will fuel the company’s international expansion.

JOS and Rainbird AI team up to deliver artificial intelligence to the Asian marketplace

27 July 2017

JOS, one of Asia’s leading providers of IT services and solutions, today announced a milestone partnership with Rainbird AI as the first system integrator to bring Rainbird’s unique artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to businesses in Asia.

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