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August 9, 2021


Pascal Bornet
Pascal is a recognized global expert and pioneer in the field of intelligent automation. He is industry thought leader with over 200k online followers and specializes in Artificial Intelligence, Automation & Analytics. Formerly Head of AI, Automation & Digital Innovation for McKinsey, Pascal is a senior advisor to IRPA AI, member of the Forbes Technology Council & author of Intelligent Automation: Welcome to the World of Hyperautomation.

There are three categories of financial losses that IA could help prevent: fraud, error and work-related accidents and illnesses.

PARIS – “Robot, stand up” – Oscar Constanza, 16, gives the order and slowly but surely a large frame strapped to his body lifts him up and he starts walking.

Some have been used in hospitals, despite not being properly tested. But the pandemic could help make medical AI better.

Brands that aren’t already adopting the technology are losing more revenue than they can imagine and losing more customers to their competition.

Sparsity and energy constraints guide learning and communications in silicon neuronal networks.

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This #robot uses artificial intelligence to help humans recycle more efficiently and reliably. It is called Max-AI, invented by Bulk Handling Systems, it uses multi-layered neural networks and a vision system that identifies and sorts recyclables




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