Insurtech is targeting the back office

#Insurtech is targeting the #backoffice



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  • Now, however, back offices are beginning to benefit, according to a study from Startupbootcamp InsurTech and PwC to be published today.
  • Here are some of the study’s main findings:

    However, a big barrier still stands in the way of insurtechs realizing their full potential.

  • But Startupbootcamp and PwC’s study found that only 17% of incumbents think they’re good at collaborating with insurtechs, and that many startups find such partnerships “frustrating” and slow.
  • Until this obstacle is overcome, insurtechs might struggle to become indispensable partners for legacy players, regardless of the complexity of the problems they decide to tackle.
  • Sarah Kocianski, senior research analyst for BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, has compiled a detailed report on insurtechs that:

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This is why AI shouldn’t design inspirational posters

And this is why AI shouldn't design inspirational posters...

  • Inspirational posters have their place.
  • An AI dubbed InspiroBot, brought to our attention by IFL Science, puts together some of the most bizarre (and thus delightful) inspirational posters around.
  • The dog’s cute, but this isn’t great advice either.
  • This bot obviously doesn’t know many LARPers, or hang around at Renaissance Faires.
  • The bot’s posters fall in between Commander Data trying to offer advice and a mistranslated book of quaint sayings.

The results are kind of like if Commander Data from Star Trek tried to be your motivational therapist.
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Tencent Finally Makes a Big Bet on Artificial Intelligence — The Information

Tencent Finally Makes a Big Bet on #ArtificialIntelligence  #ai

  • Tencent, the company behind China’s largest social network and the world’s biggest online games business, always gets props for its products—but not necessarily for its cutting-edge tech.
  • It will be run by former Microsoft principal researcher Yu Dong, who announced he was joining Tencent at an artificial intelligence conference in March.
  • Mr. Yu is a leading speech recognition expert who spent nearly two decades at Microsoft.

Tencent, the company behind China’s largest social network and the world’s biggest online games business, always gets props for its products—but not necessarily for its cutting-edge tech. Now the juggernaut is taking steps to change that perception with a big push into AI.The owner of the WeChat …
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[1701.07274] Deep Reinforcement Learning: An Overview

Deep Reinforcement Learning: An Overview  #DeepLearning #NeuralNetworks

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Artificial Intelligence Still Way Off

Artificial Intelligence Still Way Off

  • Every day we hear more and more about artificial intelligence.
  • The code changes based on your selection.
  • But researchers say for machines to be able to work without human intervention, we will have to make them capable of learning from their own experience.
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  • VOA’s George Putic reports.

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AI•ON: Artificial Intelligence Open Network

  • Submit research problems to the attention of the community.
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The Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017 To 2021

The Top Emerging Technologies : 2017 To 2021 #CIO #iot #AI #fintech #AR #VR #bigdata

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  • Systems Of Engagement Technologies Keep Customers Coming Back
  • The report presents Forrester’s top emerging technologies in three groups of five – systems of engagement technologies, systems of insight technologies, and supporting technologies.
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  • The Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017 To 2021

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