Category#ai

Affinity AI for business development (video)

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Affinity is a relationship intelligence platform helping professionals leverage their networks to achieve their business priorities. Using AI and natural language processing, Affinity helps teams manage and grow their networks by unlocking introductions to decision makers and auto-populating pipelines to increase deal flow.
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36 hours of Serendipity at SxSW

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This is my 4th year at SxSW (3rd year with students). The first two years I attended, I made sure I went to as many sessions as possible. Racing between buildings to ensure I didn’t miss any presentations. Collapsing at the end of the day. Exhausted. Brain swollen. The last two years, I’ve gone a little slower and have been more selective about what I spend time doing. This has...

60 years of logos (video)

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This is a great piece on Ivan Chermayeff & Tom Geismar who’ve created some of the most iconic brands in history. After watching this, go over to Logojoy and create a free AI-driven logo for your business. Logojoy isn’t quite as elegant as Chermayeff & Geismar but get a feel of how quickly the tech will get there. Enjoy!

Chatbots are harder than you think (video)

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After watching the video above, you’re probably thinking: Sounds easy. Too easy . . . and you’d be right! Chatbots are the shallow end of the AI pool but never underestimate how quickly a simple conversation can go off the rails. This tool could be a great start but as you suspect there are several things to consider. Start with a clear use case – Use cases are essentially...

Fin (video)

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Venmo Founder Andrew Kortina and Facebook’s former Product VP Sam Lessin have launched a new “full” personal assistant called Fin. (Think Jarvis in Iron Man.) Pricing options are here and if you’re a Product Hunt member, you can pay per request.

Introducing Amazon AI Services!

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This is fake news Announcing Amazon’s Artificial INtelligence Services! Less than a year ago, Amazon launched its AI services for developers and we currently have many of the world’s most successful businesses, using our platform. Today, Amazon is refining their service and making it available to its “front-of-house” customers. Marketers, sales, customer experience...

3 things to consider with the AI revolution

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By now, most of you have heard of Artificial Intelligence and depending upon which school of thought you subscribe to, you’re either scared to death and moving high into the hills or your preparing for our overlords’ arrival. Needless to say, the truth is somewhere out there. In the middle.  If you’re not up-to-speed, here’s a rundown of where we are as of today. Musk...

Product Idea: TravelBot

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The benefit that artificial intelligence brings is access to a ton of real-time data to enable decisions. Imagine a travel agent that’s connected to all airlines, weather, travel packages, local reviews, your accommodation preferences, your calendar and your food preferences. Introducing TravelBot! Primary Use Case You give TravelBot (T_Bot)  access to your Pinterest account and...

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently focused on artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and the art that tattooing has evolved into.

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