Talking Human: The Rise of Natural Language Processing (NLP)

It is difficult to overstate the importance of advances in Natural Language Processing (NLP). In 2012 an artificial intelligence (AI) research breakthrough in computer vision known as AlexNet (see sidebar) precipitated a new era of AI innovation. It was a watershed moment for AI, but business applications remained limited to vision-related use cases. Advances in […]

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Curated deep tech and AI content that humans at Radical are reading and thinking about. Sign up here to have Radical Reads delivered directly to your inbox every week. Sensibill: Canadian fintechs hope U.S. pandemic partnerships will set an example at home (The Logic) “Corey Gross, CEO of Sensibill, a Toronto fintech that uses AI […]

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Curated deep tech and AI content that humans at Radical are reading and thinking about. Sign up here to have Radical Reads delivered directly to your inbox every week. 1) AI Business Models: Why Global AI companies must be more SaaS than Service (Radical Ventures) “When it comes to building an AI enterprise software business, […]

Adoption Imperative Part II: The Future of Digital Health

By Sanjana Basu, Radical Ventures The Future of Healthcare The COVID-19 pandemic has served as a major inflection point for the adoption of healthcare technology. This is the second of a two post series — see the first post that details this inflection point and what we describe as the adoption imperative. Digital tools are leapfrogging into […]

Adoption Imperative Part I: Digital Health’s Inflection Point

by Sanjana Basu, Radical Ventures Music CD sales peaked in the year 2000. For most music listeners, the polycarbonate plastic disc was replaced long ago by digital files and, ultimately, digital music services such as Spotify that were enabled by smartphones and cloud computing. Digital Adoption in the Music Industry Twenty years later CDs remain the […]