This number of FinTech Weekly tries to analyze the possible future outcomes of AI by looking at what companies are currently doing. Among robots that serve as members of customer service teams, companies that create digital passports to distinguish between humans and robots, and tech giants that rethink their entire businesses to cope with the progress of technology, it is hard to assess what the future holds. One thing is for sure: we need to rethink our own intelligence as humans and enhance our critical thinking not only to keep our jobs but also to live in a world that changes fast. This and much more in this number of FinTech Weekly: follow us on LinkedIn to stay ahead of the competition and discover top fintech news and events.
The iconic blue bird of Twitter disappeared: the logo was replaced by an X, and it’s part of Elon Musk’s plans to create a new, “everything app”. Musk crowdsourced the new logo, but the shocking change was not appreciated by all users.
The CEO of Stability AI, Emad Moustaque, is quite pessimistic about AI. According to the CEO, even if artificial intelligence is still in its early stages, it might be a new huge bubble. CoinGeek interviewed Jerry Chan, a blockchain entrepreneur, to ask him if he thinks that AI knows what it’s doing
A Banking Operations Specialist is an expert in operations with in-depth process and tooling expertise. The role is in the Payment Operations team, which is part of the Card & Banking Processes and Operations group in Klarna.
If you’re looking for a fast-paced, mission-driven organization where opportunities to learn and excel are endless, then Binance is the place for you.
Chime is looking for engineers to join our multifaceted and fast growing team, where you will work on APIs that power our member facing products and iterate on our banking platform. You will own projects from end-to-end by influencing architecture, implementing APIs and maintaining the ongoing health of the code.
OpenAI’s Sam Altman launched a new crypto project, Worldcoin. One of the core aspects of the project is World ID, a global digital passport that proves that the holder is a human, not a bot. This tool might represent an attempt to protect users in the era of ChatGPT-like bots.
A research team led by Monash University and Cortical Labs received a $600,000 grant from the ONI – Office of National Intelligence. The project of the team is DishBrain, which wants to merge human brain cells and artificial intelligence. Currently, the cells are able to play Pong.
As Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet, said – during the annual developer conference – that Google is an AI-first company since 2016. Despite this, its competitor – OpenAI – is gathering all the attention. But Google has plans to survive (and take advantage of) the AI revolution.
In the meantime in fintech, cSigma, the New York-based fintech company, launched a new platform to address another huge issue businesses face today – access to credit. The platform, powered by artificial intelligence and blockchain technology, will connect credit investors and wholesale borrowers.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, Financial Times – An interesting point of view is covered throughout this article: we need to reinterpret our intelligence as artificial intelligence rises. We need more guides and coaches as we deal with something that organizes our knowledge to produce new ideas and outputs. Critical thinking becomes pivotal, and education, now more than ever, lies in asking questions.