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What’s this about: The conversation around artificial intelligence (AI) often involves things like business applications, nefarious tools like deepfakes, medical advancements, government regulation, and other “serious” topics. But what about pure entertainment? AI is becoming increasingly prominent in the gaming industry, with nearly every game developer implementing some aspect of the technology. And what is more entertaining than highly realistic, open-worlds run by complex non-player characters driven by AI? With the help of AI tools, gaming is quickly evolving into a new realm humans have never experienced before.

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AI has often been developed with…


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What’s this about: Cyber attacks, information operations, deepfakes, political and social subversion, financial influence, and the exploitation of social tensions are quickly becoming the new way to target nations in recent years. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), these become even more threatening. AI-enabled disinformation will become one of the top tools available to any individual or nation with the right capabilities. While AI can be weaponized and used to attack, it also plays a key role in combating such tactics.

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What’s this about: The U.S. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence has released its Final Report that includes conclusions, observations, and recommendations in 16 highly-detailed chapters. One of the most interesting points of the entire report is it’s admission that the U.S. government is not prepared to defend the nation in an artificial intelligence (AI) era.

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The U.S. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NACAI) has recently released its 16-chapter Final Report to “advance the development of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and associated technologies to comprehensively address the national security and defense needs of…


What’s This About: One of the next big moves for AI is the advancement of AI edge chips. These state-of-the-art chips, designed by leaders like Nvidia and IBM, will lessen both consumers’ and enterprises’ reliance on the cloud. As of right now, many technologies like Siri and other voice assistants can only operate with a cloud connection. But with AI chips, your smartphone, watch, or tablet will be able to make language translations, recommend songs, and complete many other complex tasks without a wireless or wifi connection.

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As the use of artificial intelligence (AI)…


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Last year proved to be one of the most difficult periods of time for companies and governments all around the world due to COVID-19, and the challenges persist as we move further into 2021. Some industries were hit harder than others, like the industrial sector, where firms employ nearly 25 million people worldwide and generate $9.3 trillion in annual revenue.

These challenges impact the AI domain as well, especially as consumer behavior continues to change. …


COVID-19 Dashboard at Johns Hopkins University (September 14, 2020)

While many may not recognize artificial intelligence (AI) on the ground during the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, it is increasingly being implemented on the front lines. It is no longer the case that AI is restricted to academic circles and research institutions, but it is one of the most effective forms of defense and prevention.

One of its most important contributions comes from its ability to effectively screen, track, analyze and make predictions for both current and future patients. AI can be utilized for contact tracing, and it identifies high-risk areas within the nation and where the virus could be headed.


The Uncanny Valley Got Uncannier

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Performance capture has promised for some time to deliver real-time virtual character performance of unmatched, convincing quality. For many years though, the technology was only available to filmmakers with large budgets and time to spare for non-live SFX.

CG (computer graphics) is now commonplace in movies and television, and artificial intelligence is poised to become the most important new technology to emerge in Hollywood in some time. Overlapping the two fields promises an unprecedented level of creativity in areas such as “performance capture” and synthetic performance, but also dark applications such as deepfakes. More on that later…

On the positive…


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These days everyone is on social media, for good or for bad.

Sometimes we wish we were not — the din of the internet is even more acute on social media — but brands need to be where people gather to be successful. Beside the trolling and endless unpleasantness of Twitter exchanges, it’s undeniable one can connect with a lot of people at once on social media.

Here’s the rub: social media is noisy, and getting noisier. How can one be effective on social media when every second more than 8000 tweets are shared? …

Giancarlo Mori

Startup cofounder & CEO | Entrepreneur | Sr. Executive | Investor | AI, Technology, and Media buff.

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