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October 2020

Leveraging AI to create a Smart Nation

2020-10-31T05:05:57+00:00

From the desk of Shawn Tan, CEO, SkymindCITIES are like beacons of hope: positioned as focal points for business and investment opportunities, offering the promise of  prosperity, greater access to quality education and a high standard of modern living to their populace.Between now and 2025,  McKinsey estimates that the world’s top 100 cities will account

Leveraging AI to create a Smart Nation2020-10-31T05:05:57+00:00

How banks can securely implement and deploy open source

2020-10-31T00:19:15+00:00

(Image credit: Image source: Shutterstock/Imilian) Poor deployment of open source software is leading to unnecessary data risks and operational costs. It was in 1967 that we saw the first step towards banking automation, with the inaugural installation of an ATM in the UK. Five decades later, we welcomed the launch of open banking in the

How banks can securely implement and deploy open source2020-10-31T00:19:15+00:00

AI could be the key to tackling COVID-19

2020-10-30T03:14:41+00:00

Maddyness recently interviewed Shawn Tan, CEO, Skymind Global Ventures to understand why he believes AI could be an essential tool and the key to tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic.Shawn highlights that artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics solutions are playing a critical role in managing the impact of COVID-19 and shaping our response to the pandemic.

AI could be the key to tackling COVID-192020-10-30T03:14:41+00:00

Gender inclusion in the world AI innovation can improve ethical outcomes in banking

2020-11-12T02:06:08+00:00

The lack of diversity in AI will have a major impact on how the global population engages in the digital future.  Shawn Tan, CEO of AI ecosystem builder Skymind, discusses the challenges and opportunities to attract more women into the industry.  If artificial intelligence is to reach its full potential in revolutionising financial services, we need to diversify the

Gender inclusion in the world AI innovation can improve ethical outcomes in banking2020-11-12T02:06:08+00:00

‘I’LL FIND THE NEXT GOOGLE WITH MY $800M AI FUND’

2020-11-13T00:58:33+00:00

In his youth, Shawn Tan was a college drop-out who loved to party. At the tender age of 18, he ditched his UCL law degree after two months and returned to Malaysia to tell his unsuspecting parents that, with hindsight, being a lawyer was not for him. Within months, the teenager had launched his first

‘I’LL FIND THE NEXT GOOGLE WITH MY $800M AI FUND’2020-11-13T00:58:33+00:00

Smart Malaysia through the eyes of Skymind

2020-11-13T00:58:10+00:00

McKinsey estimates that the world’s top 100 cities will account for 35 percent of global GDP growth between now and 2025 as the global population continues to migrate to urban living, with 68% estimated to be residing in cities by 2050. As urbanisation increases, cities and suburbs will undergo significant transformations to create sustainable living

Smart Malaysia through the eyes of Skymind2020-11-13T00:58:10+00:00

August 2020

SKYMIND AND THE QUEST FOR AI EXCELLENCE

2020-11-02T03:26:36+00:00

 Shawn Tan (right in pic) and cofounder and COO of Skymind Holdings Berhad, Dr Goh Shu Wei “We want Malaysia to innovate,” says Shawn Tan, “(and) not to just buy software”. This is the sort of lament that is often heard. But when it comes from the cofounder and CEO of Skymind,

SKYMIND AND THE QUEST FOR AI EXCELLENCE2020-11-02T03:26:36+00:00

May 2020

AI CAN ANALYZE COVID-19 LUNGS IN 10 SECS, IDENTIFY HIGH-RISK PATIENTS

2020-07-30T02:42:17+00:00

(Photo : REUTERS/Benoit Tessier) A member of the medical staff makes a lung X-ray to a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the intensive care unit at the Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (IMM) hospital in Paris as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues in France, April 6, 2020. A

AI CAN ANALYZE COVID-19 LUNGS IN 10 SECS, IDENTIFY HIGH-RISK PATIENTS2020-07-30T02:42:17+00:00