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The AI ecosystem to be on display at Disrupt SF

The AI ecosystem to be on display at Disrupt SF
From TechCrunch - September 15, 2017

As artificial intelligence creeps deeper into each and every industry vertical, demand for experienced technical talent only continues to increase. Now online education tools like Udacity and Coursera are being thrust into the spotlight as potential solutions to the problem. But even as course enrollment in AI classes balloons, Fortune 2000 companies are still paying an unsustainable premium for data scientists.

Were excited to showcase this ecosystem at Disrupt SF.

Both Udacitys Sebastian Thrun and Courseras Andrew Ng understand the potential repercussions of this trend intimately. Each continues to contribute to AI research while working with their respective startups. Join us as we chat with Thrun and Ng about the impact of the AI skills gap. Joined by GooglesJohn Giannandrea, we will have a wholesome discussion about the future of employment and the necessary ingredients for crafting an AI-firstcompany.

And within the world of venture, we will be looking to this trio to shed light on some of the highest-profile investments made in AI, including Yoshua Bengios Element AI studio, Oliver Camerons Voyage self-driving car and Thruns own Kitty Hawk flying car.

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