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Artificial Intelligence: Why You Need to Learn About It and How to Get Started
September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of our lives whether we’re aware of it or not. From smart filters keeping our email inboxes organized and voice-activated assistants like Siri and Alexa helping us manage our lives, to personalized movie recommendations curated by Netflix algorithms and bots providing customer service, AI is becoming seamlessly integrated into our lives. While AI promises massive benefits to nearly every type of organization, from startups to enterprises and organizations focused on driving social impact, whole industries are getting disrupted by AI whether they are ready for it or not – from retail and real estate to healthcare and manufacturing. Whether you’re a business leader, a freelancer, a small business owner, or a nonprofit – learning about AI is no longer optional if you want to thrive in the future world of work.