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Antoine Blondeau Speaks at ITU’s AI for Good Global Summit

AI is already changing the way many of us live. It helps us find relevant information online, helps doctors diagnose diseases, handles our complex finances, and so much more. Yet, for a lot of the world’s population–especially the less fortunate–AI hasn’t yet made substantive inroads into their day-to-day lives. But that doesn’t mean things will…

Video: How AI is Going to Change Everything

In our previous blog post, we detailed the visit of Tim Persons, the Chief Scientist for the Government Accountability Office, to our office in San Francisco. While Tim was here, he hosted a meeting to get feedback from some influential artificial intelligence pioneers and practitioners on the transition into an AI-powered world. After the meeting,…

Chief Scientist for Government Accountability Office (GAO) visits Sentient to Gather Feedback from AI Experts

The other week we had the pleasure of hosting Tim Persons, the Chief Scientist for the Government Accountability Office in coordination with the Churchill Club, at our offices in San Francisco. Tim stopped by to gather feedback from industry leaders on how AI is impacting a wide range of topics like cybersecurity, self-driving vehicles, criminal…

Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Agriculture

By Elliot Meyerson and Risto Miikkulainen Today, we’re pleased to share some promising early results from our newest project: working with the Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg), with the goal of optimizing crop yield and transforming the future of food production. The folks at OpenAg’s lab have the full details, but the idea is this: what if…

Is your site Darwinian?

Every website changes. Whole industries learn better ways to message their products, color schemes fall out of favor, and entire design schemas are replaced by smarter ones. After all, we’re only two decades removed from a time when this was the hottest thing online. Take a quick trip to the Wayback Machine and you’ll see…

Why do you keep wasting your conversion improvement ideas?

There are plenty of reasons the best conversion optimization ideas don’t get implemented. Sometimes, it’s because there just isn’t enough traffic to test them all. Sometimes, it’s because you can’t get the boss to buy into trying something new. Sometimes, tests win but implementing them is more trouble than the small gains you’d get. But…

Busted: 5 conversion myths

If you’ve done any conversion rate optimization in the past, you probably know better than to make assumptions. It’s hard to tell what moves the needle. Ideas you’re really excited about often fail and small tweaks can sometimes make a big difference. It’s also true that every audience is unique. The assumptions most sites make…

Sentient Announces Leading Brands Making the Move from A/B to A.I.

Companies using Sentient Ascend include The Cellular Connection, Cosabella and ABUV Media; all report significant conversion gains up to 100x faster than existing A/B and multivariate solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 20, 2017 – Sentient Technologies, the world leader in distributed artificial intelligence (AI), today announced that Sentient Ascend, its AI-powered conversion rate optimization…