Artificial Intelligence and the Era of Quantitative Ethics

Artificial Intelligence and the Era of Quantitative Ethics

“AI for good”, — the expression is used frequently and almost no industry meeting nowadays will finish before someone mentions the words “ethics” and “AI” together. The importance of ethics in the development and functioning of the solutions backed by artificial intelligence should not be underestimated. More and more governments, communities, companies, entrepreneurs, scientists and […]

CES 2018: Observations & Upcoming Trends

CES 2018: Observations & Upcoming Trends

New technologies are more and more evolving towards coaching the human being. A person provides data to a machine to empower himself or herself and we are all hungry for data about ourselves; in the end what technologies haven’t done yet is to provide the personalized follow-up programs that people can use in their daily […]

Ethics & AI: How A Startup Builds Ethics Into Its Development

Ethics & AI: How A Startup Builds Ethics Into Its Development

At PocketConfidant AI, we believe Artificial Intelligence can help humanity. This is why we are building the first AI-coach based on the fundamental principles and concepts of coaching: active listening, questioning, rapport and goodwill. Ethics matter and matter increasingly in a world where technology is developing so quickly that it is hard for people to […]

Innovating: A Wild Ride

Innovating: A Wild Ride

PocketConfidant started almost three years ago with two inspired people meeting for tea in the French Riviera to talk about an idea: a virtual coach powered by AI which would listen to people and help them question themselves to discover their own solutions. During two and a half years of work: Many people advised us […]

Humans, AI, Bots, Progress, Diversity: Where are we today?

Humans, AI, Bots, Progress, Diversity: Where are we today?

The subject of Artificial Intelligence provokes debate, questions, futuristic ideations and long technical articles today. How can we talk about AI and all contribute to setting up the field for our future that will -it seems- be built on/with AI as one of the core components of humanity’s evolution? Also, how can non-technical people think […]

Coaching & AI: A New Experience

Coaching & AI: A New Experience

In an article of January 2017 APECS published very interesting insights on Coaching and AI. As our work aligns with these developments and this specific market, we wanted to contribute to the ongoing reflection. Here we bring some thinking and possible answers to the questions shared with the global audience. How do we define and […]

Ready for the Worldwide Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup!

Ready for the Worldwide Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup!

After being in the Top 3 in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup Finals in New Delhi, India, in February 2017, PocketConfidant’s technical members – Jyoti Mishra and Nikita Lukianets – are competing in the Worldwide Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup which takes place in Seattle July 24th and 25th 2017. Imagine Cup is an inspiring initiative where […]

Education & Disruption: How Startups Can Help Universities

Education & Disruption: How Startups Can Help Universities

How An Online University And A Startup Create Innovation In Education PocketConfidant AI and California Intercontinental University join forces in a unique partnership to think about how to build the future of digital Education, boost student engagement and achievement. In this article, we would like to share a common perspective that the most appropriate learning […]

International Coaching Week 2017: Global Insights

International Coaching Week 2017: Global Insights

To celebrate the International Coaching Week of May 2017, PocketConfidant AI Team asked expert advisors and partners from various countries around the world to provide their observations on the coaching landscape, how it is evolving, and the needs they see in the future. As a reminder, in previous articles we provided thoughts and observations on […]