RideOS is On the Way to Becoming the Waze for Driverless Vehicles

  Self-driving vehicles exist today, but they aren’t a commercially viable industry yet.  Most probably no one on your street has one, let alone your neighbor.  There’s no Tesla yet for the autonomous vehicle industry, not even Tesla (despite Elon Musk’s tweet last June about enabling full self-driving features for their V9 model). Despite the… Read more

Fintech Company Xero Leverages AI to Attain a Billion Machine Learning Recommendations

  Xero is a fintech company established in New Zealand in 2009.  They service the small and medium-sized business (SMB) industry by offering them a cloud-based accounting software platform to service their needs.  With offices in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Asia, South Africa, the U.K. and U.S., they are a global company that reached a… Read more

Don’t Be Surprised if Your Next App May Have Been Tested by Test.ai

  Developers worry whenever they release an update out into the wild.  That’s because the possibility that it is going to botch some core functionality is always there, and that kind of thing can take up a lot of time and resources to correct.  Things get far more complicated when you have to manage a… Read more

StreetLight Data Helps Major Cities With Their Traffic Analytics

  Traffic is still a major problem in American cities, with citizens spending an average of 14.5 million hours a day stuck in it.  If you take into account lost productivity, wasted fuel and the increased expense of transporting goods,  that means gridlock’s cost to the economy is estimated at $305 billion a year. That’s… Read more

Meet the Company Making the AI for Floor Robots – Brain Corp

  It must be nerve wracking working in retail today.  Brick and mortar stores continue their slow crawl towards automation, and robots will obviously play an increasingly important role in that. There are many companies out there who manufacture the robots which will take our jobs, like Bossa Nova and CommonSense Robotics, for example.  CommonSense… Read more

Observe.AI Wants to Help Customer Service Agents with AI

  Customer service is something we can’t avoid.  At some point in our lives, we’ll have to call a customer service number and speak to an agent at a call center, which could be a good experience or a bad one.  Observe.AI wants to make it a good experience, and rather than replacing the human… Read more

Esri Uses Big Data in the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic in the U.S.

  A demo called the “The Science of Where” recently made waves at the recent SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, and it was all about mapping drug overdoses to prevention and treatment program outcomes in order to address the $1 trillion opioid crisis in the United States. The enterprise behind that is Esri, or… Read more