#32 x.ai- bring your own bot! Amy the personal assistant powered by artificial intelligence, Dennis Mortensen

“Artificial intelligence will move software from being passive to active, the software will be expected to make decisions on our behalf.”

Dennis counted he had scheduled 1,019 meetings in a year! With big data startups under his belt, he deployed artificial intelligence techniques to create Amy, a virtual assistant and is on a mission to harness the power of AI to increase human potential. Hundreds of thousands of meetings have been scheduled automatically and it’s raised of $40m of Venture Capital investment. In this episode, he divulges the technology underpinning Amy,  jobs of the future, and the the morals and ethics behind bots – from bad behaviour, empathy to personalities.

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