Yvonne Akpoveta

February 18, 2019

IBM AI machine robot debates world championship finalist

What’s Trending. February 2019. The world debate champion finalist, Harish Natarajan, debated IBM’s fast talking AI machine. While the AI robot debater eloquently put up a good fight, in the end, its human opponent, Harish claimed victory. “I suspect you’ve never debated a machine. Welcome to the future.” said the IBM Project Debater Artificial Intelligence is becoming more advanced, and interesting. What are your thoughts? […]
April 30, 2018

“What’s So Special Now?” – Change, Leadership, AI and Robotics!

We recently had to respond to the question below in relation to our forthcoming conference on “Leading Change in the Face of AI and Robotics”, and we would like to share our response with you as well. Question asked “All times have constant disruptive change, uncertainty, complexity and upcoming technologies. What is so special now?” This was our response … […]
March 21, 2018

Retraining in Face of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

After the Terminator movie, an increasing number of movies have been made envisioning a reality where Robots are the norm. In 2017, Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to a robot named Sophia, leading to arguments from opposing schools of thought on the ethics, adoption, and future of Robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Regardless, Robots and AI are already present-day; robots are […]