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Dr Aimee van Wynsberghe: It's vital that ethicists are included in design teams. 2 Aug 2018 - by Matthew Burbidge Ethics, robotics and AI: Where do the three meet?
Ethics, robotics and AI: Where do the three meet?

We talked to Aimee van Wynsberghe about responsible robotics: why it's important to include ethicists in design teams from the very start.

Meet Pepper. 1 Aug 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga Tough lessons learnt from Nedbank's Pepper
Tough lessons learnt from Nedbank's Pepper

Nedbank has encountered many unexpected technical glitches since launching SA's first humanoid robot, Pepper, in March.

Fabio Mione, head of NIC & Strategic Execution at Nedbank. 24 Jul 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle Pepper helps Nedbank lead in digital
Pepper helps Nedbank lead in digital

Nedbank sees the humanoid robot as a digital ambassador that will showcase its latest technologies for clients.

19 Jul 2018 - by ITWeb Come to Meeting of Minds: ITWeb AI 2018 to meet Pepper, Nedbank's humanoid robot
Come to Meeting of Minds: ITWeb AI 2018 to meet Pepper, Nedbank's humanoid robot

Pepper, Nedbank's fully programmable humanoid robot, will attend Meeting of Minds: ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018, on 1 August.

12 Jul 2018 - by ITWeb Engaging ERP system significantly increases user adoption, advances collaboration, key to improved business behaviour
Engaging ERP system significantly increases user adoption, advances collaboration, key to improved business behaviour

Predictive analytics within ERP analyses current data to make predictions about the future, say SYSPRO.

Morne Bekker, Country Manager at NetApp South Africa. 11 Jul 2018 - by Morne Bekker Data is now on the menu for the world's booming population
Data is now on the menu for the world's booming population

The agricultural sector is looking towards data-driven solutions to proactively plan for the generations of tomorrow, says Morne Bekker, country manager at NetApp SA.

Chris Bishop, a Microsoft Technical Fellow and Director of the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge, UK. 11 Jul 2018 - by ITWeb AI is here to help, not harm
AI is here to help, not harm

Public perception of AI is largely misinformed by its negative portrayal in science fiction films, says Microsoft.

Mark Harris. 11 Jul 2018 - by Mark Harris AI presents rich tapestry for creative innovation
AI presents rich tapestry for creative innovation

Artificial intelligence is definitely going places, so it's the perfect time for humans to get creative with it.

Is artificial emotional intelligence closer than we think? 10 Jul 2018 - by ITWeb Artificial emotional intelligence may be closer than we think
Artificial emotional intelligence may be closer than we think

Emotions may be fundamental to our interactions with machines, says Microsoft researcher, Dr Mary Czerwinski.

Microsoft Cloud Society offers training, certification and face-to-face engagement with Microsoft's cloud experts. 3 Jul 2018 - by ITWeb Microsoft Cloud Society gears up for jobs of the future
Microsoft Cloud Society gears up for jobs of the future

The Middle East and Africa need to tackle the skills challenges of an increasingly digital future.

Closing the knowledge gap. 29 Jun 2018 - by Staff Writer 'AI adoption lags in SA'
'AI adoption lags in SA'

Local adoption and immersion of these technologies is lagging significantly behind global standards, says NMRQL Research.

Vino Govender, Dark Fibre Africa acting chief strategy officer. 15 Jun 2018 - by Paula Gilbert DFA positioned to take advantage of 5G
DFA positioned to take advantage of 5G

Dark Fibre Africa sees a lot of opportunity coming from the approaching roll-out of 5G in South Africa.

6 Jun 2018 - by ITWeb Keep up with AI, robotics trends: attend the ITWeb Meeting of Minds, AI 2018 workshops
Keep up with AI, robotics trends: attend the ITWeb Meeting of Minds, AI 2018 workshops

The ITWeb Meeting of Minds: Artificial Intelligence 2018 event is hosting two workshops to be held on 2 August, at The Forum, in Bryanston.

30 May 2018 - by ITWeb ITWeb 'Meeting of Minds: AI 2018' to feature nine case studies
ITWeb 'Meeting of Minds: AI 2018' to feature nine case studies

The event will feature nine case studies, covering the banking, transport, public sector, retail, insurance and legal industries, says ITWeb.

Nigel Solomons, IT manager at Golden Arrow Bus Services. 8 May 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle AI transforms the public transport industry
AI transforms the public transport industry

Through artificial intelligence, travellers will benefit from a far more reliable service, says Golden Arrow Bus Services.

Jacques Ludik, president and founder of the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa, and CEO and founder of Cortex Logic. 4 May 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle AI solutions have myriad business benefits
AI solutions have myriad business benefits

These include increased productivity and revenue, lowered risk and costs, and enhanced customer experience.

23 Apr 2018 - by ITWeb International AI expert Aimee van Wynsberghe to headline ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
International AI expert Aimee van Wynsberghe to headline ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018

Aimee van Wynsberghe will be presenting a keynote address at the event, which will be held on 1 and 2 August at The Forum in Bryanston.

Gary de Menezes, Country General Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, Micro Focus. 26 Apr 2018 - by Alison Job Is 2018 the year of AI?
Is 2018 the year of AI?

Big data on its own is just that, a lot of data. It's what you do with it that counts.

AI Veteran scientist Margaret Boden. 23 Apr 2018 - by ITWeb Q & A with veteran AI scientist Margaret Boden
Q & A with veteran AI scientist Margaret Boden

World-renown cognitive scientist prescribes explores the potential for creative partnerships between AI and humans.

23 Apr 2018 - by ITWeb International AI expert Aimee van Wynsberghe to headline ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
International AI expert Aimee van Wynsberghe to headline ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018

Aimee van Wynsberghe will be presenting a keynote address at the event, which will be held on 1 and 2 August at The Forum in Bryanston.

Aimee van Wynsberghe, assistant professor of ethics and technology at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and co-founder and president of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics. 19 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle World expert for ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
World expert for ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018

Aimee van Wynsberghe, Delft University of Technology, is one of the 25 ‘women in robotics you need to know about'.

Webber Wentzel has adopted Luminance's AI intelligence platform. 10 Apr 2018 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe Webber Wentzel adopts AI technology
Webber Wentzel adopts AI technology

The Luminance AI platform will help the firm with due diligence, particularly for mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Cape Town is joining the City.AI community, hosting an event for AI practitioners next week. 20 Mar 2018 - by Paula Gilbert SA joins global artificial intelligence community
SA joins global artificial intelligence community

South Africa signs up for global non-profit organisation, City.AI, which gathers artificial intelligence practitioners to share challenges and lessons in applied AI.

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