Botkeeper’s Louie Balasny, VP Strategic Accounts, presents The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Accounting at the 2019 Collision Conference
As technology has increasingly brought computing off of the laptop and into our social domain, we see society more and more impacted by the interactions allowed by mobile technologies and increasingly ubiquitous communications. These new sources of data, coupled with new breakthroughs in computation, and especially AI, are opening new vistas for ways that information comes into our world, and how what we do increasingly impacts others. Current social networking sites will be, to the coming generation of social machines, what the early “entertainment” web was to the read/write capabilities once called “Web 2.0.” In this talk, we explore some of these trends and some of the promises and challenges of these emerging technologies. James Hendler is the Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI. He also serves as a Director of the UK’s charitable Web Science Trust. Hendler is coauthor of the recently published “Social Machines: The coming collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking and Humanity” (APress, 2016) and the earlier “Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist” (Elsevier, 2009/2011), “Web Science: Understanding the Emergence of Macro-Level features o the World Wide Web” (Now Press, 2013), and “A Framework for Web Science” (Now Press, 2006). He has also authored over 300 technical papers and articles in the areas of Semantic Web, artificial intelligence, agent-based computing and high performance processing. One of the originators of the “Semantic Web,” Hendler was the recipient of a 1995 Fulbright [More]