Technology is at the heart of the transformation of modern society and business. I engage in innovation, artificial intelligence, disruption, and ethics under the lense that we only do this because people matter.
Proud to be part of the AI for Good effort in partnership with Clover Technologies, Concurrency, and the open source community to build a solution for the manufacturing industry to aid in diversity and inclusion. In our solution we help individuals with cognitive disabilities engage in meaningful manufacturing jobs with mixed reality and AI. https://www.aitechnologyforgood.com/
The last several months have been challenging. We’ve experienced incredible disruption to the economic market that has left businesses in challenging positions financially and competitively. Some companies have seen the challenging times and stopped everything except the most critical “keeping the lights on” activities. This might even seem intuitive to many companies… like, “why wouldn’t […]
I kicked off the IC Stars Capitalize on Wisconsin event this week, leading into a very interesting conversation on Ethics of AI. IC Stars is a great organization that helps individuals wanting to get into the technology field from a diverse background. Things IC Stars does: Community engagement in IT Education and internships Awareness of […]
I spoke at the Wisconsin Technology Association on June 18th as a moderator for the Build vs. Buy conversation. Thanks for the WTA for having me and for such a great conversation! We talked about: Modern development Containers Development security Low Code / No Code Cost optimization Intellectual Property Engineering approaches Configuration oriented
I was pursuing my Facebook feed the other day and came across an advertisement for Replika, an “Artificial Intelligence Friend”, which offers to be a virtual personal relationship, providing a vehicle for self-expression, understanding, and feedback. We’ve talked about Empathy in the context of bots or applications, but this is a whole new level. This […]
I hate self checkout lines. I’ve always thought of it as an excuse to turn the customer into an employee. Rather than pay for a great experience as I leave their store, they implement a system where I work to buy from their store. I can understand the inherent inefficiency that checkout creates, so certainly […]
A few years ago I got an idea… there were birds on my bird feeder that I didn’t know the name of. There were some times of the year they showed up and others where they didn’t. I wanted to get a better understanding of why certain birds showed up at certain times, where the […]