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So far Shaun Lopez has created 14 blog entries.

January 2022

How AI is helping the world overcome the COVID-19 pandemic

2022-01-19T11:31:32+08:00

Over five million people have lost their lives to COVID-19, and the world continues to battle the pandemic using every bit of technological innovation available. More than ever, the world is harnessing the power of AI to address this critical crisis in terms of detection, comprehension and vaccination while democratising access to the methods

How AI is helping the world overcome the COVID-19 pandemic2022-01-19T11:31:32+08:00

December 2021

Here’s how payments can be a force for good in 2022

2022-01-19T15:23:24+08:00

Innovations in the payments industry have exploded throughout the pandemic. As multiple lockdowns restricted people from leaving their homes for months, there has been a rapid shift in consumer and business behaviour. A growing reluctance to touch physical money has meant that cashless payments now account for the majority of store transactions, and ecommerce increased by 47%

Here’s how payments can be a force for good in 20222022-01-19T15:23:24+08:00

New AxialHealth Vpass To Democratise COVID Testing Across The World

2022-01-19T15:14:17+08:00

AxialHealth launches Vpass, an app to track and trace for Covid test Available for personal use and for businesses looking to ensure their employees are Covid safe Backed by Skymind – the world’s first AI ecosystem builder that invests in AI companies, and is headquartered in London AxialHealth, the company ventured by Skymind that provides AI-driven

New AxialHealth Vpass To Democratise COVID Testing Across The World2022-01-19T15:14:17+08:00

November 2021

Skymind acquires Bluetooth technology from Qoudra

2022-01-19T15:05:11+08:00

Skymind, the world's leading open-source enterprise deep-learning software company and the first dedicated AI ecosystem builder, announced today that the company has acquired the Bluetooth swarm intelligence technology from Qoudra. The technology will be further developed under Skymind’s new subsidiary, blupulse. Part of this exciting and ambitious development would also see the appointment of

Skymind acquires Bluetooth technology from Qoudra2022-01-19T15:05:11+08:00

National AI Strategy: Can UK really lead the way?

2022-01-19T12:03:42+08:00

Can Britain become a global AI powerhouse? We ask one of Britain's leading AI firms about the pros and cons of the National AI Strategy. What is the National AI Strategy? The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced a ten-year plan to turn Britain into world leaders in AI.

National AI Strategy: Can UK really lead the way?2022-01-19T12:03:42+08:00

Is the Global Talent Visa really helping the UK tech skills crisis?

2022-01-19T11:40:21+08:00

As skills shortages hit many UK industries, from food to logistics, has the Global Talent Visa proved beneficial amid the rush for talent to bolster our technology and digital sectors? It’s been 18 months since the UK government introduced the Global Talent Visa (GTV), with the aim to attract the world’s brightest minds to

Is the Global Talent Visa really helping the UK tech skills crisis?2022-01-19T11:40:21+08:00

September 2021

Know your customer: How AI is helping businesses perform virtual client identity verification in seconds – saving time and money

2022-01-19T10:57:43+08:00

Skymind, the world’s first AI ecosystem builder, recently announced its partnership with NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies. The union will help pave the way for faster, more efficient business procedures when it comes to identity verification. Shawn Tan, CEO of Skymind, explains what this means for the

Know your customer: How AI is helping businesses perform virtual client identity verification in seconds – saving time and money2022-01-19T10:57:43+08:00

August 2021

FinTech: AI and the future of financial services

2022-01-19T10:46:49+08:00

AI has given birth to the fintech industry, making digital transactions and data aggregation a new way of life, but what does the future hold? Algorithms were the first form of technology in the financial services sector. In 1986, APEX (Applied Expert Systems) introduced PlanPower, a commercially applied AI financial technology that was used

FinTech: AI and the future of financial services2022-01-19T10:46:49+08:00

The IPCC climate change report: How is the fintech community responding?

2022-01-17T17:43:22+08:00

A ‘code red for humanity’ has been declared, in the form of the first major review of climate change since 2013, and the sixth report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – published on Monday. In response, the fintech community has called for further collaboration, and widespread investment in natural capital

The IPCC climate change report: How is the fintech community responding?2022-01-17T17:43:22+08:00

July 2021

News and Views: Skymind’s Insights from the World of AI

2022-01-19T11:31:36+08:00

The past couple of months have been hugely exciting for Skymind, so let’s take a look back at some of our key highlights and media coverage across May, June and July. Leading the way of course was our co-organising and hosting of the inaugural World AI Conference in South East Asia (WAIC 2021 SEA)

News and Views: Skymind’s Insights from the World of AI2022-01-19T11:31:36+08:00