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Artificial Intelligence Business: How you can profit from AI

By : Przemek Chojecki
Book Image

Artificial Intelligence Business: How you can profit from AI

By: Przemek Chojecki

Overview of this book

We’re living in revolutionary times. Artificial intelligence is changing how the world operates and it determines how smooth certain processes are. For instance, when you go on a holiday, multiple services allow you to find the most convenient flights and the best hotels, you get personalized suggestions on what you might want to see, and you go to the airport via one of the ride-sharing apps. At each of these steps, AI algorithms are at work for your convenience. This book will guide you through everything, from what AI is to how it influences our economy and society. The book starts with an introduction to artificial intelligence and machine learning, and explains the importance of AI in the modern world. You’ll explore how start-ups make key decisions with AI and how AI plays a major role in boosting businesses. Next, you’ll find out how media companies use image generation techniques to create engaging content. As you progress, you’ll explore how text generation and AI chatbot models simplify our daily lives. Toward the end, you’ll understand the importance of AI in the education and healthcare sectors, and realize the risks associated with AI and how we can leverage AI effectively to help us in the future. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how machine learning works and have a solid understanding of the recent business applications of AI.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Image generation

Deepfakes are hyper-realistic AI-generated images and videos. They entered the mainstream, making real and fake media indiscernible. This shows another side of democratising AI: an easy availability for malicious use in disinformation and malware.

Media companies are the first to engage in using image generation.

At the end of December 2019, Snapchat acquired AI Factory, a Ukraine-based startup developing computer vision products, for $166M43. Snap had previously worked with AI Factory to power Cameos, a feature that enables users to insert their selfies into GIFs to create animated deepfakes. Snapchat Cameos are an alternative to Bitmoji for quickly conveying an emotion, reaction, or silly situation in Snapchat messages.

TikTok, owned by ByteDance, is working on a similar feature: it has built technology to let you insert your face into videos starring someone else.44

Samsung engineers have developed realistic talking heads that can be generated from...