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Tesla Model 3

Last month I had opportunity to drive some of the latest Mercedes models of different types through a rent-a-car agency. And they are very good to drive. But comparing with Tesla, not at the same level of experience. Here is … Continue reading

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Gender Equality

I was reading this report from IBM Institute for Business value titled ‘Women, Leadership and the Priority Paradox‘ and it just came to my mind : how obvious and commonsensical this actually is. Everybody should agree that intelligence is equally … Continue reading

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Blockchain for Trade Finance

I was invited recently to take part in Blockchain Finance conference in Singapore as a panelist in a panel discussion about the use of blockchain for trade finance applications. I find this subject very interesting for many reasons that I … Continue reading

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Think 2019

February 12 – 15 was the week for Think 2019, according to some analysis the most important tech event of the year. IBM assembled together all major individual exhibitions and this was the second edition of Think, now the main … Continue reading

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Quantum Computing Master Class

On January 31, I was instructor at the Quantum Master Class at IBM Studio in Z├╝rich. I coded in Qiskit (IBM’s Python SDK for quantum information science) and demonstrated how different Bell states can be implemented in jupyter notebook, how … Continue reading

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AI Conference in Serbia

“Serbian AI Valley” On November 9 this year, I gave a speech at the first international AI conference in Serbia. The venue took place in the beautiful city of Novi Sad, in participation of around 300 AI developers and enthusiasts, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Deep Learning

As I have done this presentation already several times and got a good feedback, I’m posting here the slides and some useful links that allowed me to learn and understand DL better. And some of the great resources I’d like … Continue reading

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Deep Learning and Watson Studio

It was fun to play with Watson Studio and create my own convolutional neural network. Watson Studio is complex but easy and graphically intuitive tool, and integrates well with Watson Machine Learning engine. I used standard MNIST data set (with … Continue reading

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From Deep Blue to AlphaZero

Twenty years ago, IBM impressed the world with its specialized chess-playing system that won the match against the best chess player of all times, Garry Kasparov. Last year, Google repeated the same achievement with its Go-winning solutions AlphaGo, AlphaGo Zero … Continue reading

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Managing Stress and Emotions for Busy Professionals

The job of project managers is very stressful, often up to the point of being unbearable, and long term it can come with health hazards. Frederic Kerautret, in a short 1.5 hour training session with >50 leaders in project management … Continue reading

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