Synaptiq 2020: An Impactful Year in Review

In 2020, Synaptiq wielded AI and data science to advance inspiring ventures from accessible banking in Mexico to life-saving technology n the healthcare industry. This article will explore our most impactful projects of 2020—and our predictions for how AI will evolve in 2021.

collaborative intelligence

Collaborative Intelligence: Leveraging Employee-AI Cooperation

“Collaborative intelligence” is cooperation between humans and artificial intelligence. In the workplace, this synergistic relationship allows both parties to play into their strengths. Humans bring creativity, leadership, interpersonal skills, and judgment to the table, while AI offers rapid quantitative analysis capabilities.

AI

Will Robots Replace Me? Why You Shouldn’t Fear AI in the Workplace

It’s been an issue since the Industrial Revolution: technology moves quickly and, sometimes, it’s hard to keep up. Today, as artificial intelligence (AI) becomes ubiquitous in the workplace, it’s easy to wonder,
Will robots replace me?
The short answer is, “no, robots won’t replace employees” — at least, not in our lifetimes. But why is this the case? How can we trust this to remain so, with technology growing more advanced every day?

Sustainability

What You Should Know about AI and Sustainability

Technology is an essential tool for business in the modern, digital world. However, it often demands huge amounts of energy and resources, which adds up to a not-insignificant expense. By helping to design and run energy-efficient products and systems, AI allows companies to benefit not only the environment but also their profit margins. 

Artificial intelligence

Why Artificial Intelligence Isn’t as Scary as You Think

Danger, Will Robinson. Maybe you saw The Matrix? How about The Terminator, Battlestar Galactica, Westworld, or Lost in Space? These stories all share a dystopian future, roguish anti-heroes, and — significantly — a villain in the form of artificial intelligence (AI) gone bad. SciFi writers from Asimov to Daniel Wilson have long been fascinated by…

UX

Investigating the Intersection of UX and AI

As an artificial intelligence (AI) consulting firm, Synaptiq understands the importance of user experience (UX). Let’s be honest; AI can be intimidating. People — both consumers and creators — tend to balk at complex, seemingly esoteric terms like “machine learning,” “deep learning,” and “neural networking.” For better or worse, UX can make or break even the idea of AI for some people.