Tech Nation, the network for tech entrepreneurs which receives both public and private funding, has revealed the first 29 businesses to join its Applied AI growth programme, which aims to support AI innovators who are making a positive and tangible impact on society at a crucial stage of their development.
Macmillan Cancer Support is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to get consumers to join its World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event - the charity’s signature fundraiser - by using artificial intelligence to drive sign ups.
Businesses’ widescale adoption of artificial intelligence has sparked fears that the machines could soon render many jobs redundant, however, it seems that most employees are following comedian Catherine Tate’s catchphrase "am I bovvered?"
The Government is investigating the potential of matching geospatial data with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) to tackle issues from transport in cities to smart energy strategies.
The Government is offering organisations the chance to apply for a share of £3.5 million in funding to speed up the use of artificial intelligence and data technologies in accountancy, insurance and legal services.
British motorists who are still recovering from Bank Holiday gridlock and nightmare roadworks can take comfort from the fact that artificial intelligence is coming to the rescue, amid Government plans to open up data on scheduled changes to the road network, months in advance.
The Government is ploughing £250 million into a new National Artificial Intelligence Lab to support the NHS, and provide a forum for academics, specialists and technology companies to harness the technology for healthcare.
The vast majority of consumers may fear artificial intelligence will have a major impact on their jobs, as well as how their personal data is handled, but most are willing to cast aside their concerns believing it will be for the greater good, even though others reckon the technology could even trigger Armageddon.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have been hailed as a panacea for everything from marketing and healthcare to finance and education but the technology is now being adopted to help improve the plight of the British motorist, in a new scheme being developed by Department for Transport.