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.
prg.ai newsletter #24: The future of innovation in Prague and beyond
What will Prague be like in 2030? While for most of us that may be a mystery, there are plenty of interesting projects — and people — with their sights set on the future of AI and digitalisation. Our May newsletter brings you a taste of the diverse project pursuing innovative visions of education, manufacturing, entrepreneurship, urban governance, and art.
prg.ai newsletter #23: Bright future of AI education and research in Prague
Education is key — and the Prague AI scene is keen not to underestimate it. With spring in full bloom, we're looking forward to exciting new educational programmes, informative events, and newly funded research projects which we detail in our April newsletter.
New director of prg.ai sets off to shape Prague into an AI hub
Beginning in April, Lukáš Kačena takes over the reins of prg.ai and joins its mission of establishing Prague as a European centre of artificial intelligence. Lenka Kučerová, the association's former managing director, remains an important pillar of the team and will focus on building the local AI community.
prg.ai newsletter #22: Autonomous drones to aerotaxis – AI takes on mobility
March was busy at prg.ai: we organised the Spring School of AI, closed applications to the prg.ai Minor, and collected a long list of upcoming events. The Prague AI scene is swarming with new exciting projects – read all about them in our latest newsletter.
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.
Tomáš Borovička: AI contributes to making agriculture more sustainable
Cultivating plants and livestock used to be a human-only activity. But AI is quickly becoming a norm on farms and fields, in part thanks to Tomáš Borovička and his company Datamole who supply farmers with solutions that help them milk cows or produce beer.
Jaromír Beránek: I would like Prague to be an inspiration, even in the field of AI
Will artificial intelligence replace civil servants? That time is still a long way off, but data and technology can already make life in cities more pleasant if they are used properly, says Jaromír Beránek, Prague councillor and chair of the Committee on IT and Smart City.
Digitisation: Will Czechia ensure its future growth?
As the country searches for ways to accelerate growth, digitisation presents a significant opportunity. But to effectively navigate the digital transformation ahead, Czechia must act without hesitation, writes David Randl from McKinsey Prague.
How to crop a gorilla in a police car
On racism and trust in AI, the economics of evil – and is it even worth addressing? Let’s take an honest look on bias in algorithms and swear off deploying AI in situations with the potential to negatively impact human lives. At least for now.
Four things you can do to fight against deepfakes
Video and audio content synthesised by artificial intelligence is no longer a thing of the future, and it may well be one of the major online threats of the coming years. Nevertheless, there are steps internet users can take to help counter this emerging technology.
Fun AI experiments you can try in your browser
Would you bet on yourself to outsing Freddie Mercury? Are you wondering when you’ll finally get the chance to teach an algorithm to judge whether a song is metal enough for you? With these AI experiments, you may get to do just that — and much more.
To Jupiter and beyond: AI is transforming space exploration
Artificial intelligence can be a vital resource helping humanity explore the final frontier, be it scientifically, theoretically, or even physically. Learn how it powers state-of-the-art telescopes, aids mission planning, and improves satellites.