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Dr Jacques Ludik participated in an insightful webinar organized by #IITPSA (Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa) and hosted by Johan Steyn and Tony Parry on “Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone: Shaping a Better Future in the Smart Technology Era”. See video here: #artificialintelligence #ai #innovation #machinelearning #digitaltransformation #technology […]

Artificial Intelligence: regulation for self-protection By Andrea Deinert on Hidden Insights Taking responsibility is not easy; indeed, it can weigh heavily. It makes those who are willing to bear it more morally sound – politicians, for example. But no one carries it lightly. This burden needs to be well thought out. It is understandable that some people shirk […]

Fascinating sense-making discussion at this #MKAILIVE event on Thursday 24th June at 3pm BST about Artificial Intelligence (#AI) in 2030: Distribution, Adoption, Controls and Safety of AI in 2030 that also resonates deeply with the topics and themes addressed in Dr Jacques Ludik‘s book “Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone”. In this event we seek to discover […]

Dr Jacques Ludik will be leading the panel discussion on The Fundamentals of #ResponsibleAI – its Components and Essentials at SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub’s #CognitiveVirtual on 8 June 2021. He has also addressed this important topic in one of the chapters of his recent book “Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone”. Video:  […]

Book Update The Kindle and Paperback versions of the book Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone has recently been updated and can currently be obtained via the following Amazon marketplaces: US (United States), UK (United Kingdom), CA (Canada), DE (Germany), FR (France), ES (Spain), IT (Italy), NL (The Netherlands), JP (Japan), BR (Brazil), MX (Mexico), AU (Australia), and IN (India). An audiobook version is also currently in progress. In follow-up to my introductory articles Democratizing AI to Benefit Everyone and AI Perspectives, Democratizing Human-centric AI in Africa, […]

Cortex Logic is pleased to present its AI-driven Financial Wellness App and Platform in partnership with Fairtree Invest which was recently introduced at MNT’s ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN FINANCE EVENT on 20-22 April 2021 by Dr Jacques Ludik. AI-driven Financial Wellness Cortex Logic’s AI-driven Financial Wellness solution provides a well-rounded, birds eye view of the total health of a person’s finances. It […]

Even with AI in Africa being under the radar relative to the world stage and the AI spotlight mostly on North America, Europe and Asia, significant progress has also been made on this continent over the last few years from humble beginnings with the assistance and support from the international community, organizations, and big tech […]

In follow-up to my introductory articles Democratizing AI to Benefit Everyone and AI Perspectives, the focus of this article is to acknowledge, recognize, and spotlight a selection of the many people and organizations that I have referenced in my recent book Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone. I have already highlighted the United Nations, World Economic Forum, Organization for Economic Co-operation and […]

There are many well informed and thoroughly researched perspectives about the state of our civilization and our current trajectory. As mentioned in my recent book Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone, I found the one presented by Daniel Schmachtenberger to be not only thoughtful and insightful, but one that we should pay attention to. Daniel’s core interest is […]

Having participated in the AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, Switzerland in the past (see for example AI for Good – African Perspective and AI: Policy Reflections and Future Strategies), their work as a United Nations platform that fosters the dialogue on the beneficial use of AI by developing concrete projects also fits in with the themes and proposals discussed […]

As a participant on the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) AI’s One AI Work Group 3 on national AI policies as also captured in the OECD.AI policy observatory, it has been fascinating to see the thoroughness, diligence and high-quality work, data capturing and information sharing that has been done so far to get an accurate […]

Having been inspired by World Economic Forum and their leadership (also here in Africa) alongside my massive transformative purpose to help shape a better future in the Smart Technology Era, I founded the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa a few years ago to help transform Africa through building an AI and data science community and associated skills […]

In my recent book Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone I also reference some of the excellent work done by the United Nations including their aspiring and forward-looking 2030 vision that accompanies the well-known sustainable development goals (SDGs). As part of the sense-making journey on democratizing AI to benefit everyone, I specifically introduce a Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP) for Humanity and […]

As some of you might know I have shared the announcement a few days ago on LinkedIn and Twitter about the great pleasure and honor to present my most recent book “Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone” which is not only a sense-making journey on democratizing AI to benefit everyone, but also introduces a Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP) for […]

In this article, we would like to highlight some presentations, panel discussions, podcasts, and interviews that Dr Jacques Ludik has participated in over the last few months (latter part of 2020 and early 2021). Apart from sharing my own AI perspectives on various topics, what we have also learned a lot from other insightful perspectives […]

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