At PHD we like to stay ahead of the game.  That’s why we’re always thinking, collaborating and sharing knowledge about the future of the industry.

Our latest publication “Sentience: The Coming AI Revolution and the Implications for Marketing” explores the far reach of artificial intelligence (AI) and the incredible potential it holds for marketers whilst educating them on what they can start doing now to prepare for this next technological epoch.

Starting this week, we will be keeping our eye on AI and sharing a weekly round-up of the most interesting stories, videos and quotes from around the world, on this topic which is set to change the way we work, and our lives, in the not too distant future.

  • Siri co-founder, Dag Kittlaus, unveiled the company’s next gen VPA “Viv”, at Disrupt NY 2016- Video
  • Cade Metz writes in Wired how “Building AI is hard, so Facebook is building AI that builds AI”. – Link
  • The Metro, a free newspaper distributed in the UK, published an article last week entitled “AI Levels?  Android swots for entrance exams” which spoke of  a robot which has reportedly been trained to sit next year’s entrance exams at China’s top universities (article scanned below).
  • iTechPost published a story looking into contextual deep learning and how it allows AI machines to react in a more natural and intelligent way. – Link

  • Is this the end of code?  Wired’s, Jason Tanz, writes that soon we wont program computers, we’ll train them like dogs- Link 

  • Google’s three-day developers’ conference took place this week with the company’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, focusing on Google’s plans to bake AI and machine learning more thoroughly into all of its services.  Business Insider UK reports on “the most exciting things Google announced” – Link


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