Tag: Salesforce

Salesforce open-sources the AI Economist, a research environment for exploring tax policies

In April, Salesforce detailed the AI Economist, a research environment designed to elucidate how economic design might be improved with AI. The company pledged to eventually make available the codebase in open source, and today marks the release of the initial version. Studies have shown that income inequality gaps can negatively impact economic growth, opportunity, […]

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Why Salesforce is killing off Einstein Voice Assistant

Salesforce is shutting down two of its AI-powered voice services — Einstein Voice Assistant and Voice Skills — as it shifts resources toward its newly released Salesforce Anywhere app, as spotted by Voicebot.ai. A company spokesperson told VentureBeat that voice capabilities remain “a priority” for Salesforce, and that the products it’s discontinuing will inform the […]

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Richard Socher: Natural language processing creates value in the enterprise

Last Chance: Register for Transform, VB’s AI event of the year, hosted online July 15-17. In an interview that took place this week during VentureBeat’s Transform 2020 summit, former Salesforce chief scientist Richard Socher spoke about AI and machine learning uptake and deployment in the enterprise. It’s his assertion that text and natural language are […]

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Salesforce chief scientist Richard Socher leaves to start his own company

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Richard Socher today announced that’s he’s leaving his position as chief scientist at Salesforce to create his own startup company. During four years as chief scientist, Socher oversaw research and development initiatives as well as the rise of Einstein cloud AI […]

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