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Microsoft joins project on ethical Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft AI investmentMicrosoft announced it is joining the OpenAI ethical artificial intelligence project backed by Tesla‘s Elon Musk and Amazon, adding $1 billion to the project.

The partnership will be devoted to developing advanced AI models on Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform while adhering to “shared principles on ethics and trust,” the companies said in a joint release.

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OpenAI’s main goal is to ensure artificial intelligence can be deployed safely and securely so its economic benefits are widely distributed. Microsoft will become the preferred partner for commercializing new “supercomputing” artificial intelligence technologies developed as part of the initiative.

“AI is one of the most transformative technologies of our time and has the potential to help solve many of our world’s most pressing challenges,” said Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella.

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Big Data & Digital Supply Chain: conference hold by the LIUC University

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How big data could influence Supply Chain?
This is the real question that the speakers by the conference hold by the LIUC University, the firms present like Amazon, BTicino, Xerox, UPS gave their own prospective on what has been done already and what should be the future to better manage the entire business.

Keywords of the conference were:

– predictivity via Big Data on customer behaviors
IoT (Internet of Things) applied to track goods
AI (Artificial Intelligence) to help the operators take the better choice

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The presence and the big players on the systems side like Microsoft, SAP, SAS, Vodafone gave the IT point of view on this business: they are all becoming more and more business partner, capturing needs, identifying new way of workflow optimization, providing the best solution.
All of them agreed to change the current mood and apply an holistic approach to the entire workflow, from the beginning till the end.

The event was well organized and rich of interesting case studies: click here for more…