BusinessDay TV interview by Michael Avery with Dr. Jacques Ludik and Johan Steyn discussing Jacques’ new book “Democratizing Artificial Intelligence to Benefit Everyone” https://youtu.be/jE2-6cr90tc Get the book on Amazon (US market): https://www.amazon.com/Democratizing…/dp/B08ZYW9487/ See book update, reviews and links to other Amazon markets here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/democratizing-ai-benefit-everyone-book-update-reviews-jacques-ludik/ See also “Business Schools and Democratizing AI” Webinar for more detail […]
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Join GBSN – Global Business School Network for a Cross-Border Webinar highlighting Business Schools and the Democratization of Artificial Intelligence. Wim Naudé, Professor of Economics at Cork University Business School, and Dr Jacques Ludik, founder and CEO of Cortex Group and Cortex Logic and Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa | MIIA, will share their expertise […]
Dr Jacques Ludik was one of the global speakers at Swiss Cognitive’s first Virtual AI Conference, co-organised with AI Capital on 31st March & 1st April of 2020.
With the aid of Smart Technology, record-breaking numbers of people are finding gaps in the market, better ways to do things, pains to eradicate, as well as market-disrupting products and processes.
Dr Jacques Ludik will participate in a panel discussion on “Redefining the Digital Banking Frontier” at Finnovation Africa: SA 2019.
The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) is excited to announce the launch of www.AIAFRICA.WIKI – a continental wide, open source & curated repository of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning resources, policies, people & projects in Africa. Join the conversation & become a country editor today! #AIAfricaWiki
“Predictions aren’t the means to judge a futurist. The impact they make on the world is.”—Aaron Saenz You might ask, “Is it possible to predict the future?” Of course it is. People accurately predict the future… at least some of the time. The problem is, you can never guarantee that a prediction will be accurate. Even […]
AI expert Dr Jacques Ludik is a smart technology entrepreneur, on a mission to help companies thrive, not survive. Photo: Supplied Artificial Intelligence, leapfrogging Africa’s development JOHANNESBURG – With a population that’s 1,3-billion strong, Africa could – and should – leverage its demography to bolster development. Around 60% of Africans are under the age of […]
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Building the African Bot How Ethical AI is Harnessing Talents in Setting Up A Research Lab In the 21st century, every organization has a data. But what makes a great one? We all know what failure looks like. are invested, teams are formed, time goes by—but nothing comes of it. No one can necessarily say […]
Artificial Intelligence is Leapfrogging Africa’s Societal & Economic Development & Overcoming Challenges Faced at Scale.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Africa is on an exponential path as not only experienced by the tremendous traction and explosive growth that Cortex Logic as a next generation AI company has experienced over the last 6 months, but also with the dramatic increase in AI-related events on the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) events calendar in 2018 (see also a […]
Doing Edtech right in Africa The continent’s antidote to solving deficit gap in Education By Derek Kweku Degbedzui, Co-founder and CEO, Future-Ready Lab (Edtech Startup) In November 2016, An Africa 4 Edtech Conference was held under the theme “Turning cutting-edge opportunity into grassroots reality: perspective on how to develop, scale and finance education in Africa”. […]
How’s Africa solving China’s Problems We face neither East nor West: we face forward-Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Abstract Chinese investment activity in Africa has skyrocketed in recent years, outpacing every other nation except South Africa. China finances more infrastructure projects in Africa than the World Bank and provides billions of dollars in low interest loans to […]
INTRODUCTION Technology-based start-ups have long been an important driver of Africa’s economic growth and competitiveness. But while these firms provide outsized contributions to employment, innovation, and productivity growth, many policymakers focus more broadly on helping all business start-ups without regard to type. Such a broad-based focus will do little or nothing to spur economic growth […]