Thinking Teams

Today thanks to Artificial Intelligence – machines engineered to have human-like intelligence – Siri answers our questions, Safety Sense 2.0 drives our Toyotas, cultures are bridged by Google Translate, and AlphaGo is the world champion of Go, a 2500-year-old game with more move choices than the number of atoms in the observable universe.

“It is difficult to think of a major industry that AI will not transform. This includes healthcare, education, transportation, retail, communications, and agriculture.”

Andrew Ng: Founder Google Brain and deeplearning.ai; Adjunct Professor, Stanford University

Based in the Portland, Oregon area, Thinking Teams consults with decision makers and organizations in the US and internationally.  We help our clients navigate opportunities and risks presented by the development and use of advanced AI technologies.

  • What is AI? What can it do? What can’t it do?
  • How will AI change the world of work?
  • How can AI and people best complement each other?
  • What are the opportunities, challenges, and risks introduced by AI?

With broad and deep experience in AI technologies and an extensive background in organizational leadership and consulting, we work with our clients to co-create organizations founded on clear vision, open and respectful communication, effective collaboration, wholeheartedness, and where human and machine intelligence work in harmony.

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Artificial intelligence gets its name from the fact that AIs perform tasks associated with human intelligence, such as recognizing faces or understanding language or playing chess. For these tasks, we can measure AI performance and compare it to human performance, using a single ‘yardstick’, such as accuracy or word error rate or games won. But […]

Reason, Emotion, and AI

Human intelligence has always been an inspiration for artificial intelligence. For example, early work in artificial neural networks was inspired by the interconnected axons and dendrites found in biological brains.  Human intelligence also inspires the tasks AI researchers use to benchmark their machines: tasks are defined that require human intelligence, then researchers attemp to build […]

AI and Emergency Management

Artificial Intelligence has found application in many areas, where its particular ability to find patterns in data makes it a useful tool. Let’s look at AI’s application to Emergency Management, a critical activity in today’s world of climate change, pandemics, and social unrest. Emergency Management seeks to minimize the impact, on people and property, of […]

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