I wandered around the exhibition hall of a FinTech conference, late last year. It doesn’t really matter which one – I have attended, covered, organised and spoken at so many of these events over the years – many of them combine into one generic spectacle. The speakers on the agenda include the head of digital
In a previous article “Human or Machine” I concluded that combining the simplicity of conversational interfaces – in the form of Messaging and AI powered chat bots – to drive understanding and prediction whilst also having humans in the loop to help with more complex tasks and make better informed decisions will be how enterprises
Wednesday 03 April 2019 by Liz Lumley
As most of us start to plan our chocolate egg collection – we are sad to announce that there has been a burglary at TECHTalents Towers. On the eve of Pancake Day in the UK (that’s Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras or Carnival to the rest of you) we were invaded by some Mad Bunnies. These
I recently finished reading Garry Kasparov’s book ‘Deep Thinking – Where Artificial Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins’. It tells the story of how one of the world’s greatest ever chess players was defeated for the first time by Deep Blue, an IBM supercomputer in 1987. Kasparov went on to become a leading light in
Sometime in the spring of 1995, I attended my first ever industry event at the New York Hilton. FinTech, as a word, was barely used (outside of our little office in Soho). The trade show was filled with trading turrets and real-time market data vendors. There were panel sessions, keynotes address and several floors of exhibitors.