ditto is... watching the global AI race

At the start of June ditto visited the brilliant Fora Fitzrovia to attend a jam-packed breakfast discussion surrounding an extremely hot topic – Who is winning the global AI race?

The discussion was hosted by Tortoise Media who are on a mission to build a different type of newsroom, for more considered, wiser news.

The room was full of debate from juniors, senior professionals and industry experts, looking to gain invaluable insight, with an audience and thought leaders including:

- Niklas Zennstrom, Founder of Skype, Atomico
- Mike Lynch, Founder, Invoke Capital
- Chris Wigley, COO, Quantum Black
- Nigel Toon, CEO, Graphcore
- Roger Taylor, Chair, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

We were delving deeper into one of the great geo-political battles of the 21st century – the dominance in Artificial Intelligence!
The talk explored how the race for AI supremacy is so much more than a conflict between the US and China, but spans all aspects of worldwide society, asking questions of consumers and citizens, business and industries, and nations and states.

Artificial Intelligence provides methods to solve problems we couldn’t 10 years ago - problems that didn’t even exist 10 years ago. The discussion revealed just how complex this topic was with the questions of ethics, addressing whether humans are ready psychologically to let machines have more control, education into AI and Machine Learning, and the role of governance within this global race.

Technology has seen unprecedented advances in the last 10 years, but will one single nation, business or consumer ever be the sole winner in this competitive AI world, or should we all be working with machines to for an overall global society?

“In the 1700’s machines saved our muscle power and bought about a revolution, now, AI is building machines to enhance our minds – a new revolution”

ditto is… discussing the opportunities of 5G, Edge Computing and IoT

On 1st May, we will be hosting a webinar for Invenica ‘How the next wave of technology innovation is driving growth in Telecoms & Media’.

This webinar explores how firms are preparing to capture the opportunity of 5G, how Edge Computing and Internet of Things are huge inflection points for the industry, and the shape of things to come.

The panel offering industry insight and academic knowledge into the Edge Computing and IoT world are:

The discussion will be separating the fact from the fiction, with perspectives for end-users, developers and system integrators. We hope you can join us, register for the webinar here.


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