“Game Changer AI”: Sentient CEO Speaks at DMEXCO 2017

Sentient CEO and Founder Babak Hodjat, spoke about conversion optimization and user experience at the “Game Changer AI: The Impact for the Advertising Industry” panel at the DMEXCO conference in Cologne. DMEXCO, which stands for Digital Marketing Expo and Conference, has become a giant in the world of digital marketing conferences with a total of…

Highlights from GECCO 2017

The primary annual conference on evolutionary computation, GECCO 2017, took place in Berlin in July. As always, it was an exciting event with much more to see and do than there was time. The conference has grown to over 600 participants, with 21 workshops, 33 tutorials, and 13 paper tracks. A total of 464 papers…

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…

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…

1 Booth, 1 Panel, and 2 Presentations: Sentient Goes Big at the BIG SHOW

Going to NRF Retails’s BIG SHOW? Well, so are we. We’ll be there for the whole shebang–January 14th to the 17th–showing off our intelligent commerce products Sentient Aware and Sentient Ascend. We’d love it if you stopped by and said hello. Here’s where we’ll be and what we’ll be doing: Panel: Innovation Lab 2.0: Life…

Remembering Marvin Minsky

“We are on the threshold of an era that will be strongly influenced, and quite possibly dominated, by intelligent problem-solving machines.” – Marvin Minsky Recently hundreds of people gathered at Stanford University to celebrate the life of AI pioneer Marvin Minsky, who recently passed away at the age of 88. Marvin had many notable accomplishments…