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 #26: Artificial intelligence knows no borders
And we’re back! After a two-month summer break, prg.ai newsletter is back in your inboxes, spanning even more news, opportunities and events than before. A double-load of local successes, AI-related insights, and reports from prg.ai’s endeavours is waiting for you below.
When AI recommends what to buy
As part of the prg.ai Minor, students meet top AI experts in lectures. One of them is Assoc. Pavel Kordík, who gave a lecture at the Faculty of Information Technology of CTU this March on the topic of the latest research and real-world applications of recommending systems.
prg.ai newsletter #25: A summer’s worth of robotics
Summer vacation time has arrived, and so did our regular rundown of local successes, exciting events, and interesting information sources when it comes to all things AI. A wide array of conferences, summer schools, and news releases is awaiting you in our June newsletter, promising a pleasant summer read.
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.
Dali or Dall-E? When Artificial Intelligence Creates Art
What is art? Even philosophers in ancient Greece were not sure of the answer to this question. Neither artificial intelligence, nor tools like DALL-E 2 or MidJourney, which push the boundaries of human creativity, entered their fiery discussions.
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.
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?
Rudolf Rosa: We have proved that AI is almost advanced enough to write a theater play
He is the scientist who introduced artificial intelligence to the stage. Nevertheless, he admits that the machine may not create art because it has no inner need to express anything. Read about how Rudolf Rosa, a researcher at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, CUNI's MFF, sees the future of AI in art.
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.
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.