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Recent AI developments in China

China is now a leading global hub for AI development. Startups and major tech companies like Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and DiDi Chuxing are developing cutting edge products, solutions, and services using artificial intelligence. The AI market in China is massive. China’s AI Development Report 2018, a study from Tsinghua University, says, “The market value of China’s AI industry reached 23.7 …

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Executive Insights from AI Summit NYC

At the 2018 AI Summit in New York City, we heard from a panel of executives representing multiple organizations across the AI ecosystem, including our own Mark Brayan, CEO of Appen. The panelists shared their perspectives on the usage of AI in different organizations, issues that need to be addressed, and what the future holds. Perspectives on AI Applications Clayton …

How top financial services companies transform their business with AI

In 2018, the financial services industry is using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to drive greater speed and accuracy across business processes. Using AI and machine learning technology, financial services companies are reducing risk, managing fraud, optimizing investment strategies, improving operational efficiency, and delivering more personalized customer service, at scale. Why is the financial industry seeing so much benefit …

Insights From O’Reilly Media’s Artificial Intelligence 2018 Conference

Appen exhibited at the September 5–7 O’Reilly Media Artificial Intelligence 2018 conference in San Francisco to showcase its high-quality data services. The event hosts industry experts and features case studies about the future of artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Appen team attended a variety of sessions at The AI Conference, San Francisco including: Have we reached peak human? The …

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Adoption by Industry

Machine Learning Adoption by Industry: A Q&A with Stephen Woodard

As artificial intelligence and machine learning become a greater part of the business landscape, it’s interesting to see how different vertical industries are putting it to use. How does healthcare compare to the technology sector? Do geography and location play a role? To answer some of these questions, I caught up with our own Stephen Woodard from our business development …

Why data governance is vital for AI and ML

Why Data Governance is Vital for AI and ML

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a prime example that highlights why the quality and quantity of data are both critical for successful machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives.

TU Automotive 2018: How Realists & Dreamers See Autonomous Cars

Insights from TU Automotive 2018: How Realists and Dreamers See Autonomous Cars Differently

The Appen team exhibited at the June 6-7 TU Automotive 2018 conference in Detroit. TU Automotive is the world’s largest conference on automotive technology related to the connected car. The show hosts industry experts and features case studies about the future of autonomous vehicles.  Our team at TU Auto attended a variety of seminars, including one by Andrew Hart, Director of SBD Labs, …