Society is standing at the gates of what promises to be a profound transformation in the nature of work, the role of data, and the future of the world’s major industries. Intelligent machines will play a variety of roles in every sector of the economy, from the energy supply chain to legal services and manufacturing.
The common trends underlying these developments belie a far more complicated story of adoption, as each industry absorbs AI in its own way. Each industry’s idiosyncrasies suggest a unique forecast for its movement along the adoption curve.
David Beyer introduces a general framework for modeling the adoption of AI-related technologies. This model then serves to focus a discussion around the adoption of intelligent applications in the context of the law, agriculture, and manufacturing.
David Beyer is currently an investor with Amplify Partners, a $50M VC firm focused exclusively on early-stage IT infrastructure and data companies. David began his career in technology as the cofounder and CEO of Chartio.com, a pioneering provider of cloud-based data visualization and analytics. He was part of the founding team at Patients Know Best, one of the world’s leading cloud-based personal health record (PHR) companies. David has also been a prolific investor and advisor to entrepreneurs. He has angel invested in over 35 early-stage companies, including Tracelytics (acquired by AppNeta), Teambox, Modria, ReTargeter, and Teespring.
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