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Paradigm Shift: A Microsoft India podcast

Today, humans all over the world are armed with the brilliance of not only their own intelligence but that of machines as well. The question that is staring us in the face, however, is this: Imagine all that is possible when human talent meets technological prowess?

In this season of Paradigm Shift, you’ll hear eight fascinating stories that will tell you about the kind of metamorphosis that is possible at the intersection of human and artificial intelligence. The good that such game-changing technologies can inflict on our lives, our country, and our society at large.

a visual representation of a cloud with the text: Episode 1, after the storm

Weather forecasting is a tough business. There are many variables, and the margin for error is slim. And errors in prediction here can have dire, life-altering consequences. How can artificial intelligence (AI) help us gauge the weather better and thereby save lives? Perhaps, an AI model that can predict a flood 15 days before it strikes?

RELATED STORY: This non-profit is protecting vulnerable communities from the effects of climate change with AI

Armed with Microsoft’s AI for Humanitarian Action grant, SEEDS is using AI to save lives during disasters. Click here to find out how they do it.

A banner with the name of the episode, Not so lost in translation

India is a country of languages. In a country where dialects and nuances change every few hundred kilometers, how does one communicate across regions without barriers? How can local merchants access bigger markets in other states with the help of technology? Just imagine the business and cultural possibilities across states if technology and AI could make translation easy and seamless.

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From analyzing every cricketing shot in the book, to infusing intelligence on the chessboard, to reimagining how fans engage with the players and the game–AI is shaping the next best move in sports. In this episode of Paradigm Shift, we talk to Grandmaster Kruttika Nadig and Abhishek Binaykia , the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer at Spektacom, founded by cricketer Anil Kumble, to uncover the increasing role of tech and AI in sports.

RELATED STORY: Why Anil Kumble wants AI to bat for cricket fans

Anil Kumble’s Spektacom is bringing an intelligent edge to batsmen with IoT and AI. Click here to find out how.

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