We get over 400 distinct bots that scan our website each month, the large majority of them look at the sentiment of our posts to provide signals to trading systems (well at least they claim to do that). Is machine learning helping shape the future? Is Artificial Intelligence going to drive the financial world?
The answer to both those questions is yes and no. There are several examples where Artificial Intelligence is being used in the financial world,
1. Image processing is being using to scan and clear or cash cheques/checks in real time.
2. Car driving pattern boxes or telematic devices which track how a driver is driving are helping drive down (or up) car insurance premiums.
3. It is claimed that data from wearable devices is being used to provide better health insurance premiums. Continue reading “The machines are slowly learning but they can and will be fooled”