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AI is attracting companies, prg.ai intends to meet demand with new partnership concept
- press release - The artificial intelligence platform prg.ai is opening up to companies outside the industry. The consulting company EY, the law firm KROUPAHELÁN and the pharmaceutical manufacturer Zentiva became partners of prg.ai in early 2023. What unites these at-first-glance different partners is that even if they don't have a business built around AI, they are best suited to be leaders in their industries in its adoption and use.
ChatGPT: Well trained but inaccurate
The GPT-3 algorithms and the ChatGPT chatbot are all over the place. And rightly so. OpenAI's long-in-the-making family of machine learning models has reached its current peak with the public release of the ChatGPT chatbot. However, like any new technology, it comes with certain caveats.
AI Music with a Human Heart
When CTU hosted a live jazz concert at the Faculty of Information Technology, the event represented a truly unique occasion. Even though music can be considered a rather technical affair, it is not entirely common for people to hear music generated by AI algorithms. At least until now.
prg.ai meetup: The future of game theory according to Michael Bowling
During prg.ai meetup, Michael Bowling – professor of informatics and computer science at the University of Alberta – held a guest lecture in Prague. Over 180 members of the local innovation ecosystem took up the opportunity to engage with professor Bowling's insights into Hindsight Rationality, among them local entrepreneurs, academics, research professionals, and students.
Marek Rosa: In search of general artificial intelligence
Questions surrounding general artificial intelligence divide the professional public. Can an autonomous system ever reach human versatility? Marek Rosa believes that it is not only possible, but also desirable. To develop and study general artificial intelligence, he founded GoodAI and leads an international research fund sponsoring researchers around the world.
Typical Prague AI firm is young, self-sufficient, and export oriented, shows our new comprehensive study
130 companies, 11 interviews, 9 business topics. Explore all that and more in the unique study authored by prg.ai, which contains an overview of last year's most notable events on the local AI scene or articles on the future of AI or gender equality in research.
Jiří Materna: The Czech Republic can become a hatchery of AI experts. If we start education early
Twenty high school students and a week of intense focus on artificial intelligence. At the end of this July, the pupils completed the theory and practical tasks under the guidance of Jiří Materna, a specialist in machine learning and its application. How does he see the future of AI in our country?
Jindřiška Deckerová: We’re still far from fully autonomous robots — but there are other causes for concern
Robots led by artificial intelligence will soon play a major role in logistics, reconstructions of historical heritage, or even humanitarian aid. Researcher Jindřiška Deckerová considers ethical questions in robotics, and shares her experience and award-winning research in academia.
Václav Maixner: prg.ai Minor exceeds common studies, the added value is priceless
Enriching knowledge, diverse community, meetups with key players of the Czech AI scene. Václav Maixner, a graduate of the prg.ai Minor programme and a data analyst at DataSentics, shares his experience in the following interview.
What’s happening in the Czech tech scene
29. 5. 2023
An AI sensor for street cleaning won the Nakopni Prahu Hackathon. A website for school cantines and a mobility app also saw success
27. 5. 2023
Czech artificial intelligence research belongs among Europe's best, notes Professor Šivic, recipient of a prestigious ERC Advanced grant
21. 5. 2023
Citya launches a new ride-sharing service in Říčany, coordinated thanks to artificial intelligence
20. 4. 2023
prg.ai leads a working group of universities and institutions, who are working to prepare Czech schooling for AI
6. 4. 2023
Robotic dogs are now mining data in a former gold mine. FEL CTU researchers explore the Halíře shaft
31. 3. 2023
Artificial intelligence to help in breast cancer diagnosis come April
22. 3. 2023
COOP employs artificial intelligence to prevent theft and stop pickpockets
20. 3. 2023
A Czech mental health app is favoured around the world. Investor have entrusted an additional 36 million Czech crowns
10. 3. 2023
Czech Ministry of Trade to dedicate 55.3 million euros in startup investment to support strategic innovation
16. 2. 2023
Czech cryptowallets see success: Trezor secured almost 600 million Czech crowns in profit
31. 1. 2023
Quantum processors and virtual chips. Czech expats in the US embark upon a silicon adventure
28. 1. 2023
WeWell integrates a dermatologist and AI assistant in one: a Czech app counts over 100 million users
25. 1. 2023
Blindspot AI's prediction model can calculate presidential election results ahead of time
24. 1. 2023
A new record: Filuta project is only five months old and secured 56 million Czech crowns in investment