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The Yuan was right: The world is moving towards personal AI assistants
New era
In previous articles, The Yuan has argued that personal and personalized AI would soon grow to become a trillion-dollar business. ChatGPT-4o with voice and Apple’s integration of AI into iOS have proven these predictions correct, argues AI expert Satyen K. Bordoloi.
Satyen K. Bordoloi  |  Jul 17 , 2024
The intersection of AI and healthcare is dynamic and ever evolving
Domain knowledge
This episode of the Delta Dialog explores the dynamic intersection of AI and healthcare. The Yuan contributor Dr Ahmad Nazzal shares his journey from his early fascination with science and computers to his current work in digital health and AI, particularly in radiology and neuroscience.
Emir Mustafa Isler  |  Jul 16 , 2024
Would you like flies with that? AI drive-thru VAs get pulled from menus
New era
As AI and other new-fangled tech are introduced into the mainstream, there are bound to be some hiccups along the way. The fast food industry is a good example of how not to go about this transition, as it has already led to embarrassing headlines, dissatisfied customers, and companies backtracking as they are forced to rethink their AI strategies. The Yuan's Ben Armour breaks down the situation.
Ben Armour  |  Jul 11 , 2024
AI holds the key to making cities more resilient amid climate change
New era
More than half the world’s population lives in cities, many of which are vulnerable to flooding as sea levels and temperatures rise. AI will play a huge role in helping them adapt and become more resilient, argues IBM Vice President and Chief Impact Officer Justina Nixon-Saintil.
Justina Nixon-Saintil  |  Jul 10 , 2024
Writing, editing AI-related content comes with many challenges
Domain knowledge
This episode of the Delta Dialog examines the challenges and opportunities of writing and editing AI-related content, the intersection of AI and linguistics, and ethical considerations in AI research from the perspective of Jack Kotin, one of The Yuan's editors..
Emir Mustafa Isler  |  Jul 09 , 2024
GenAI Falls Short in Easing Physician Burnout, Study Shows
Domain knowledge
GenAI is one of the world’s most recently hyped technological developments and boasts impressive achievements. However, it falls short in critical areas, notably in its inability to significantly alleviate physician burnout, reports health writer and AI expert Oladimeji Ewumi.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jul 04 , 2024
AI improves understanding of diet-gut microbiome interactions, gut health
Domain knowledge
The human gut microbiome has a huge impact on health and how prone people are to contracting illness, which means that efforts to use AI to make healthcare better and more personalized are incomplete unless they incorporate this field, argues cell biology expert Martina Rossi.
Martina Rossi  |  Jul 03 , 2024
The intersection of writing, editing, and AI sheds light on the future of work
New era
This episode of the Delta Dialog dives into the intriguing intersection of AI with translation, writing, and editing. Our guest, Jack Kotin, brings a wealth of experience to the table as an economist, linguist, and editor for The Yuan.
Emir Mustafa Isler  |  Jul 02 , 2024
AI revolutionizes cervical cancer prevention screening, empowers women’s health
Game-changers
Cervical cancer continues to be one of the biggest threats girls and women face, and while a comprehensive cure has not yet been realized, AI is already revolutionizing screening, prevention, and treatment methods, notes NLP and healthtech pharmacist Michelle Louise Jose.
Michelle Louise Jose  |  Jun 26 , 2024
The history of The Yuan's Delta Dialog podcast will guide its future path
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In this special episode of the Delta Dialog, host Emir Mustafa discusses the origins, purpose, and format of the podcast. The episode does not feature guest speakers but provides an in-depth look at the Delta Dialog itself, the changes to the program format, and the vision for future episodes.
Emir Mustafa Isler  |  Jun 25 , 2024
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Justina Nixon-Saintil
Justina Nixon-Saintil
Justina is Vice President and Chief Impact Officer at IBM, driving global leadership and corporate communications on topics ranging from AI and climate tech to quantum computing.
Nicholas Humphrey
Nicholas Humphrey
Nicholas Humphrey is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the London School of Economics and Bye Fellow at Darwin College, Cambridge. He studies the evolution of intelligence and consciousness.
Robert Skidelsky
Robert Skidelsky
Robert Skidelsky, a member of the British House of Lords, is Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Warwick University. He is the author of an award-winning biography of John Maynard Keynes and The Machine Age: An Idea, a History, a Warning (Allen Lane, 2023).
Alina Tudorache
Alina Tudorache
Top 100 Blockchain Thought Leaders and Influencers.
Mario Rodriguez
Mario Rodriguez
Mario Rodriguez’s expertise in software engineering ranges from aeronautics, robotics, computer vision, 3D technologies, VFX and AI to VR. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Tokyo.
Emir Mustafa Isler
Emir Mustafa Isler
Emir Mustafa Isler is the host for the Delta Dialog as well as a consultant, editor and recently an MBA student. He’s graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with honors and has founded his own consultancy firm in Shanghai. He is proficient in the fields of Finance, Technology and Social Sciences and is currently based in Turkey.
Xin Zhou
Xin Zhou
Zhou Xin is one of China’s most distinguished journalists, formerly one of the founders of Yicai Global; Chief Hong Kong correspondent for Shanghai TV; a business editor with CBN, and associate editor-in-chief of Caixin Media.
Timo Vuori
Timo Vuori
Timo Vuori is professor of strategy at Aalto University. His research focuses on change management and the role of emotional intelligence. He developed the online programme, Essentials of Emotional Intelligence, for Aalto University Executive Education and Professional Development.
Tomoko Mitsuoka
Tomoko Mitsuoka
Tomoko Mitsuoka is a member of The Global AI Ethics Institute in Paris. As the Japan expert, she actively engages in discussions about Japanese society, AI ethics, responsible AI and the need to educate everyone in order to create an AI-literate society.
Vilas Dhar
Vilas Dhar
Vilas Dhar is President of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation.