Hong Kong lags behind in opening up data – ejinsight



My trip to the United States to participate in the Esri User Conference in July was very fruitful. The five-day conference showcased new geographic information system (GlS) applications for 18,000 GIS users around the world. Some countries are taking advantage of information technology to gap-jump their development, which is very impressive. 繼續閱讀

The mystery of Hong Kong’s lack of AI manpower – Smart Cities World Forums



Artificial intelligence (Al) is regarded as a key to drive the world’s future development. Although Europe and the United States are dominated by private enterprises, while the Mainland China is led by national entities, the core of AI formation, in fact, is rested on available top-notch talent. The 2017 Global AI Talent White Paper released by the Tencent Research Institute in December last year stated that there are approximately 300,000 AI researchers and practitioners in the world, while the market demand for AI talent is in millions. In the first 10 months of 2017, the demand for AI talent was twice of that in 2016. The report suggests that the bottleneck is education – though there are 20,000 graduates from related disciplines each year, the number is far from adequate to meet the demand. 繼續閱讀

Hong Kong’s advantage in nurturing AI talent – ComputerWorld Hong Kong



Today, artificial intelligence (Al) is widely regarded as the key for driving the development of the future world. In 2017, it was announced that China aims to be a global powerhouse of AI by 2030, and that national policy would fully support such a goal—while private companies would take the lead in western countries. 繼續閱讀

莫斯科智能演變成效顯著 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat



俄羅斯世界盃賽果已經塵埃落定,莫斯科的演變卻仍如火如荼,資訊科技現正全方位革新這座古城。除了重整街道、修復歷史建築物之外,它更深入民生多個方面,包括建構電子學習平台,提升學習成效;舊樓重建成智能大樓;以智能交通改善擠塞難題。 繼續閱讀

How AI can help boost student performance – ejinsight



Currently, most artificial intelligence (AI) can only specialize in a certain scope. AlphaGo can beat the world’s top-ranked Go master while Watson can identify cancer cells within seconds, but I am afraid neither is able to guide you to the best restaurant in the neighborhood or to book a hotel room for you. According to the famous Turing Test, if a computer is able to make you believe that “it" is human, it is artificial intelligence. 繼續閱讀