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Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Tech

Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Tech

By Salim Sheikh
This podcast features a series of audio recordings of articles written by *Salim Sheikh* an AI and Emerging Tech enthusiast and author.
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Towards an "AI enabled"​ Society

Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Tech

Towards an "AI enabled"​ Society

Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Tech

Towards an "AI enabled"​ Society
These days the term Artificial Intelligence (AI) appears to exist almost everywhere.  However, at the same time, it is mixed up with marketing hype, fears of a dystopian future where society is controlled by fear and oppression (think George Orwell, 1984) and mis- and dis-information (aka #fakenews). Given we are in the throes of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" (or, 4IR), we are literally on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. We have an opportunity to Restart, Reset, Reinvent. But where do we start? Right at the beginning .. with Education .. the bedrock of sustainability and future societies. Please checkout the full original article which is available on LinkedIn ( 
March 21, 2021
AI for Social Good
We are witnessing a pivotal time in human history, as Artificial Intelligence (AI) is integrated into just about every new or established industry. It is the "x factor" or "secret sauce" that is helping to accelerate the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Coupled with the global COVID19 pandemic and our collective experience of "lockdown", everyone young and old is truly experiencing noticeable changes to how we live, work and engage with one another.   With this backdrop, few would debate that AI (and emerging technologies) will transform our lives.  The question is: will it be for better or for worse?   Checkout the full article on my blog ( and LinkedIn (
March 20, 2021
Are AI and Cognitive Computing the SAME thing?
The terms Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cognitive Computing (CC) are often used interchangeably but there the approaches and objectives of each differ. The two topics are closely aligned; while they are not mutually exclusive, both have distinctive purposes and applications. This episode explains what the terms mean, differences and similarities and some thoughts.  To read the full article, checkout my blog ( and LinkedIn (
March 20, 2021
Artificial Intelligence and Immersive Technologies
Checkout this audio version of an article I recently published which talks about AI and Immersive Technologies. If you're interested, you can read the full article available on my blog ( and LinkedIn (
March 20, 2021