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Building AI Products That Clients Actually Use - with Dr. Nick Pilkington of Drone Deploy

AI in Business

Release Date: 10/22/2020

[AI Futures - S2E7] Developing AGI and Avoiding Global Conflict - with Science Fiction Legend David Brin show art [AI Futures - S2E7] Developing AGI and Avoiding Global Conflict - with Science Fiction Legend David Brin

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Today’s guest is David Brin, renowned fiction author, NASA consultant, and keynote speaker with a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego. David has received the Hugo, Locus, Campbell, and Nebula awards for his various works of fiction, and his novel, “The Postman,” was adapted into a 1997 feature film starring Kevin Costner. David’s works have explored the topics of strong artificial intelligence, brain-computer interface, upgrading human brains, and more. Today, he speaks about how to govern these powerful technologies, like brain-computer interface and AI. David also...

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Dr. Nick Pilkington, CTO and Founder of Drone Deploy. To date, DroneDeploy has raised 90+ million dollars for its cloud-based drone mapping and analytics platform, which enables capabilities such as automated flight safety checks, workflows, and real-time mapping and data processing. DroneDeploy is compatible with any drone, and industries adopting this technology include agriculture, real estate, mining, and construction. In this episode: Dr. Pilkington breaks down opportunities to enhance user experience and lower entry barriers for AI-driven technologies. Discover more opportunities, frameworks, and infographics for leveling up your AI capabilities with Emerj Plus: emerj.com/p1