Three Reasons Why China Won’t Be the Next Global AI Superpower

By Ryan Welsh, Kyndi™ Founder & CEO Recently there have been increasing assertions that China will become the world’s artificial intelligence superpower because it has the most data. Most recently, Kai-Fu Lee was on 60 Minutes asserting this by saying “China’s advantage is in the amount of data it collects.” He’s wrong. First and foremost, […]

Six Key Takeaways from AI Summit New York

Kyndi™ was an exhibitor at this week’s AI Summit NY. We appreciated the feedback we received from organizations looking to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and learned more about the types of challenges they are facing. Here are our top takeaways from the conference: 1. Ethics and Bias. As adoption of AI technologies in the enterprise has grown, so […]

Kyndi™ CEO Ryan Welsh Chats with John Furrier of theCUBE

At Kyndi™, we believe that explainability is a fundamental requirement for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The ability for a system to explain the reasoning behind its decision making is critical, especially in regulated industries such as government and financial services. Recently, Kyndi™ CEO Ryan Welsh had the opportunity to sit down with John Furrier, co-host […]

Explainable AI and Beyond: Fujitsu Panel Session Recap

Despite amazing strides in recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) continues to struggle with a “black box” problem. As AI adoption grows in regulated industries, so too does the need for the technology to be transparent and explainable. Last week’s Fujitsu Advanced Technology Symposium focused on this issue, with the theme being “Make AI Trustworthy! Explainable […]

What’s all the Fuss about the Challenges of Deep Learning?

The hype around Deep Learning is at an all-time high, but is it justified? While it excels at tasks such as image recognition and language translation, Deep Learning is not without its limitations. Earlier this year, Gary Marcus (http://garymarcus.com), scientist, author and CEO/Founder of Geometric Intelligence (recently acquired by Uber), discussed the 10 challenges for Deep Learning […]

From Numbers to Ratios to Vectors to Graphs

Welcome to Doug Bryan, SVP Data Products at Merkle, as a guest blogger. Doug has decades of software and data science experience including practice lead at RichRelevance, VP of Analytics at iCrossing, product recommendations lead at Amazon.com, R&D manager at Accenture, and lecturer at Stanford University. Doug provides background on the evolution of data structure […]

Three Key Takeaways From DoDIIS 2018

The annual Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference took place last week in Omaha, Nebraska. DoDIIS, the largest of the intelligence community (IC) conferences, brings together experts from government, military, industry, and academia to tackle information technology challenges. This year’s theme was “Data as a Weapons System: Revolutionizing Intelligence.” A few of […]

Practical AI for the Enterprise: Part Two

Below is the continued conversation between Kyndi™ Founder and CEO Ryan Welsh and Don LaValle, former director of Strategic Business Operations and IT at Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas, around planning and executing an enterprise AI project. Ryan Welsh: How would you identify a specific problem within an enterprise where applying AI would make a big […]

Practical AI for the Enterprise

Kyndi™ is building the first Explainable AI™ platform for government, financial services, and healthcare. Explainability is critical for regulated industries where organizations are required to explain the reasoning behind a system’s decision-making. Earlier this year, Don LaVallee, former Director of Strategic Business Operations and IT at SHARP Microelectronics of the Americas, joined Kyndi™ Founder and […]

Kyndi Among Featured Alumni at Creative Destruction Lab Super Session

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies. Its nine-month program pairs founders with experienced entrepreneurs and investors to set focused, measurable objectives with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation. Kyndi, a graduate of the program in 2017, was a featured alumnus at last week’s inaugural CDL Super Session. […]