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Artificial intelligence will soon be like electricity: a necessary component of everyday life. Our mission is to explain to general business audiences in clear and simple terms the implications of ai on culture, society and business, both in the near term and in the future.

the ai guys


David Houle

Futurist Speaker Thinker


As a futurist, David Houle has always had keen insights into how new and future technologies will affect and change society and business. His high degree of accuracy in his forecasts led him to become known as “the CEO’s Futurist” having spoken to or advised more than 3,500 CEOs and business owners during the last 10 years.


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Christopher Bishop

reinvention consultant, futurist


Christopher Bishop is passionate about the power of emerging technologies to deliver positive transformation at the intersection of business and culture. He is especially excited about the potential of artificial intelligence to provide solutions to problems once considered the realm of science fiction.


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  • David Houle and Christopher Bishop challenged the thinking of a packed auditorium of Lifelong Learning students and community members that came to hear and participate in an Einstein's Circle dialogue on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on life as we know it. Both men, noted and knowledgeable experts in the area of AI, actively engaged participants in a stimulating, provocative and memorable discussion that had people requesting their return as they left the auditorium.


    Bev Harms

    Producer of Einstein's Circle at Ringling College, Lifelong Learning Academy

  • You are doing the right thing to challenge us to start and sustain a conversation over the potential impacts of artificial intelligence/machine learning (ai/ml). Your presentation unleashed so many thoughts about the future of intelligence. Thank you for the great work you are doing.


    Bob Kendal

  • Having an insight into the future shines a bright light on the appropriate path that will lead to the most desired outcome. The team of David Houle and Chris Bishop provide an informative look at how we have arrived at the age of Artificial Intelligence. More importantly they offer truly insightful looks at the future of ai, Machine Learning and how it can offer great opportunities for humankind. I call them “the ai guys” as they make a scary and daunting topic very accessible.


    Bob Klosterman
    CEO, White Oaks Investments

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Accelerate AI, Europe 2018

September 29, 2018

I gave a talk in London last week at Accelerate AI, Europe 2018 titled “Your brain is too small to manage your business.” My focus is on the ecosystem of partners, vendors and suppliers emerging to help companies take advantage of AI, machine learning and neural networks. I’ve posted my charts to SlideShare – please […]

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