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Hackathon for IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Jan 6-8, 2017

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Following a visit in mid-November by the team managing the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, Pittsburgh is rallying its local talent for the chance to win the $5 million competition, centered around artificial intelligence technologies that work with… Read more »

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Ascender 2017 Incubation Cycle Open

Happy Holidays — and BIG NEWS! We’re excited to announce that Ascender’s incubation cycle is now officially open.  This fall, Thrill Mill relocated and rebranded, taking up residence right next to Bakery Square at 6401 Penn Avenue under our new name, Ascender. Ascender continues the mission of… Read more »

A $5 Million Competition for AI Solutions

Artificial intelligence may be humanity’s most formidable double-edged sword. Many have expressed their fears of catastrophic consequences, but AI’s potential as a positive force is undeniable. This October, the White House Frontiers Conference brought national AI experts to Pittsburgh to speak on the challenges and… Read more »