a•kin Blog

News, events and posts by the a•kin team


a·kin wins Outstanding Student Paper Award at CEC 2019

Chief Research Officer, Alexander Hadjiivanov, beat hundreds of students with his paper on evolutionary computation.
July 1, 2019

a·kin's vision for human-AI co-evolution

Check out our recent keynote on Personal AI at Creative Innovation in Melbourne.
June 17, 2019

Continuous adaptive learning for neural networks

A simple biologically plausible input conversion method based on the operation of the mammalian retina
November 21, 2018

Tech firms move to put ethical guard rail around AI

a·kin CEO, Liesl Yearsley, quoted in Wired
May 16, 2018

Start with a billion users in mind

I want to drive the co-evolution of Artificial Intelligence as society’s companion and a tool to enable positive progress for all.
May 1, 2018

Local pioneer lands Silicon Valley and Westpac backing for human AI at A·kin

A pioneering entrepreneur who sold her AI business to IBM has bagged funding from Silicon Valley investors and Westpac's Reinventure fund
April 30, 2018

AI Moves From Ordering Pizza To Running Our Lives

Liesl Yearsley speaking as part of City of Sydney's Visiting Entrepreneur Program
April 30, 2018

Liesl Yearsley at the SingularityU Australia Summit 2018

Video of a·kin CEO, Liesl Yearsley, speaking at the SingularityU Australia Summit 2018.
April 17, 2018

We Need to Talk About the Power of AI to Manipulate Humans

Our tendency to become emotionally attached to chatbots could be exploited by companies seeking a profit.
June 5, 2017

Innovator Series: Liesl Capper Yearsley

Welcome to our series that showcases some of Australia’s innovators, movers and shakers in and around ICT.
May 22, 2017
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