Artificial Intelligence

iShares Robotics and AI ETF IRBO vs. ROBO Global

When it comes to investing in the many technology themes we cover here on Nanalyze, we’re always quick to recommend that investors diversify instead of trying to find the next Microsoft. Oftentimes, that diversification comes in the form of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The simple way to explain an ETF is that it’s like a mutual […]

Watch for These 8 AI Startups Doing Computer Vision

We cover topics about artificial intelligence quite often on Nanalyze because it promises to be one of the most disruptive technologies in our lifetime. Some experts called futurists believe that the Singularity—the moment in time when machines will become exponentially smarter and more capable than humans, turning us into biological Duracell batteries a la The […]

Is Stitch Fix an Artificial Intelligence IPO?

While people have been falling all over themselves to talk about what’s under the hood of the Stitch Fix CEO, we’re more interested in what’s under the hood of a company that was featured in our recent article titled AI Becomes Fashionable with these 10 Startups. While there was lots of media coverage about the “artificial intelligence” component of Stitch […]

A Warning About “Artificial Intelligence Stocks”

We’ve been writing about emerging technology investing since 2004, and the one thing that grinds our gears more than anything else is to see well-intentioned investors get fleeced. Notice how we say investors, not speculators. As a speculator, you need no warnings because you approach everything as you would a roulette wheel. For investors though, […]

9 AgTech Startups Using AI to Grow Smarter

We won’t spend too much time belaboring some obvious points when it comes to feeding future Earth. Basically, we’re pretty well screwed. Estimates from just a few years ago said we would need to increase agricultural production by 70 percent to feed nine billion people. A more recent estimate says we can expect closer to […]

7 Artificial Intelligence Focused VC Funds

As responsible investors, we want to invest in proven companies and technologies that have put in some miles, while keeping one eye on what may be coming towards us on the road ahead. Plus, it’s just cool to see what’s happening at the forefront of any industry, even if most ideas (and more than a […]

8 Satellite Data Startups Doing Geospatial Analysis

The world is hungry for data. It feeds on information like a fat man at a Golden Corral’s all-you-can-eat buffet. It’s how we know whether to grab a coat in the morning before leaving the house. It dictates how we design highways and how we build relationships. Without big data, artificial intelligence would most likely […]

Verdigris – Artificial Intelligence for Energy Efficiency

In a recent article we wrote about 11 Smart City Solutions, we briefly touched on energy by highlighting a company called AutoGrid which creates “virtual power plants” of sorts. In this article we’re going to deep dive into the topic of using artificial intelligence (AI) for energy efficiency. It’s one of the 5 use cases in […]

CrowdFlower and Human in the Loop Machine Learning

The Chinese are pretty much on a tear lately, having announced a few days ago that they plan to achieve global dominance in AI by 2030. The Chinese have traditionally been “not so very good” when it comes to translating English, but have recently committed to changing that, perhaps, because they know it is an important step […]