One on One with XPRIZE’s Marcus Shingles

Consulting spoke to Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE, about the perils and possibilities of the coming real-life AI invasion.

ART1150785_Marcus-ShinglesFor decades, science fiction has portended the arrival of artificial intelligence, typically as a threat. That’s a perception today’s champions of the technology are working against, and one of the driving forces behind a four-year, $5 million global cognitive computing competition, The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE (ai.xprize.org). The competition seeks to crowdsource the world’s creative genius around AI, and thousands of competitors have already signed up to participate. Consulting spoke to Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE, about the perils and possibilities of the coming real-life AI invasion.

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