Nextbigfuture Interviews RAIN.AI CEO Nithya About Better Mobile Voice AI Solutions

Nithya Thadani is the CEO of RAIN, a voice technology company that has just raised $3 million in a series A. Rain has been created voice solutions using the Alexa and Google Home APIs for the last five years for companies like Starbucks, BlackRock, Nestle, Nike, and MasterCard. RAIN is focused on going beyond the …

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Interviewing the Fetch.ai CEO About Using Multiagents and AI for Smart Cities

Fetch.ai is a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access decentralized machine learning network for smart infrastructure, in partnership with Datarella, a company providing industrial blockchain solutions, announced today the launch of their smart city zoning infrastructure trials in Munich Germany. Nextbigfuture interviewed Humayun Sheikh, CEO of Fetch.ai. Humayun Sheikh is an innovation entrepreneur, founding …

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Interview with the CEO of Pearl Which is Applying AI to Dentistry

Nextbigfuture interviewed Ophir Tanz, the CEO of Pearl. Pearl has been developing and using AI to improve dentistry for the past three years. The company officially launched last year. Ophir was CEO of GumGum for 11 years. GumGum uses artificial intelligence and computer vision across media, advertising and sports. Ophir grew the company to hundreds …

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Run 50% Faster With Catapult Exoskeleton Running Shoe Device

David Braun and his team and conceptually solved how to finally enable a high technology version of spring enhanced running where we could go 70% faster than Usain Bolt. They will have a prototype version in one year which with material limitations could finally enable faster running than our best sprinters. The prototypes should appear …

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Update on Copenhagen Atomics Molten Salt Fission From CTO

Aslak Stubsgaard, CTO of Copenhagen Atomics provided an update to Nextbigfuture on their development of a Molten Salt nuclear fission reactor. They are a molten salt reactor company developing a 100MW(th) thorium molten salt reactors with an initial load plutonium from spent fuel. The reactors are designed to be roughly the size of a 40-foot …

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IBM 53 Qubit Cloud Accessible Quantum Computer and Nextbigfuture Interviews Bob Sutor, VP – IBM Q Strategy

IBM opened the IBM Quantum Computation Center in New York State. The new center expands the world’s largest fleet of commercial quantum systems existing beyond the confines of experimental lab environments. This includes five 20-qubit systems with a Quantum Volume of 16 – a measure of the power of a quantum computer – demonstrating a new milestone in quality and reproducibility. Within one month, IBM’s commercially available quantum fleet will grow to 14 systems, including a new 53-qubit quantum computer, the single largest universal quantum system made available for external access in the industry.

Instantly Update Virtual Reality from CAD Models and Control VR Like Tony Stark

Mindesk 3 is new modeling software that has a live-link between CAD models and virtual reality and can link to the UNREAL gaming system for simulations with realistic physics. Nextbigfuture interviewed the co-founders Vittorio Bava and Gabriele Sorrento of Mindesk. The Mindesk system combined with Virtual Reality or Augmented reality visualization systems and control devices …

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AI and Machine Learning Implementation Workshop #suglobalsummit

Neil Jacobstein gave a workshop on AI and Machine Learning Implementation at the 2019 Singularity Summit. It turns out there is a fatal flaw in most companies approaches to machine learning, the analytical tool of the future. 85% of the projects do not get past the experimental phase and so never make production (Forbes, Enrique …

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Neil Jacobstein 2019 AI Update #suglobalsummit

Neil Jacobstein just gave a talk on Artificial Intelligence at the 2019 Singularity Summit. He described the advance in robotics and artificial intelligence. He reviewed the number of training steps needed for deep learning systems like Alpha Go Zero and Alpha Star to surpass human champions or the best prior software. The number of training …

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Interview With Drishti CEO Akella Reveals You Will Not Lose Your Job to Robots

Drishti is a company that is helping to analyze the efficiency of actions performed in factories. Drishti uses computer vision to digitize manual human actions. They are able to analyze video and not just object recognition in a single picture. They are experts in factory automation and operations. Brian Wang of Nextbigfuture has interviewed Drishti …

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