Romi Alsaid

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The AI Apocalypse

by on August 4, 2017 11:43 am
Last week, the same headline was all over the news: “Facebook AI creates its own language”! This resulted in a lot of discussion and debate, bringing an old question to minds: is AI going to take over the world? With recent movies and prior cultural fear the power of AI is being questioned more and… Read more The AI Apocalypse

Trending in Cybersecurity Approaches

by on July 28, 2017 10:49 am
Cyber-attacks and cybersecurity has been a trending issue during the last year, with “WannaCry” ransomware making headlines. This attack caught attention because of its damage perimeter (affecting many people and important companies). However, cyber-attacks aren’t made up of only this ransomware and is starting to carry more and more importance as we and everything around… Read more Trending in Cybersecurity Approaches

Level Up: Smart Cities

by on July 21, 2017 12:00 pm
Smart Homes to Smart Cities In the technology era we are living in, computers, phones, homes and even cities are getting smarter each and every day. As more people start to connect to the internet, so do other “things”. One of the common discussion topics of our guest speakers was the dependency on connectivity. To… Read more Level Up: Smart Cities

Google’s AI: From DeepMind to One Model

by on July 14, 2017 11:37 am
One of the most memorable events in AI history was IBM’s Deep Blue beating chess champion Garry Kasparov. In March 2016 history was rewritten as Google’s AlphaGo beat Go master Lee Sedol, then in May 2017 beating Go champion Ke Jie. Although AlphaGo’s win was all over the news and reached many people with its… Read more Google’s AI: From DeepMind to One Model

Impacts and Sustainability of Open Governments

by on July 10, 2017 4:59 pm
Open data and open source innovation for governments have been increasing in recent years and therefore is currently an important subject of discussion. Last week, Chris Cruz, the Deputy Director & Deputy State Chief Information Officer of California, gave a speech on the utilization of technology in the state of California. He especially emphasised the… Read more Impacts and Sustainability of Open Governments