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NEW AI/DATA SCIENCE CENTER LAUNCHED IN PARIS
Institut Polytechnique de Paris and HEC Paris have launched a new center with global ambitions in the fields of AI and Data Science. The schools announced the creation of Hi! PARIS, an interdisciplinary center for research and education devoted to AI and Data Science, on September 15.
Hi! PARIS is the first interdisciplinary and inter-institutional center in Europe, bringing together education, research, and innovation. Its declared ambition is to become a world leader in these fields within five years by answering the major challenges linked to technological transformation and its impact on companies and society at large.
As Catwalks Move Online, Luxury Brands Try to Keep a Human Touch
The luxury-goods industry has been particularly hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, as high-rolling shoppers stay home, boutiques remained shuttered for months and more consumers migrate to online boutiques that many brands long eschewed. “These are maisons which know how to do events and beautiful shows, and all of a sudden they have to reinvent their work to create an online experience,” said Anne Michaut, a Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris, in an interview with Bloomberg.
The COVID-19 Track And Trace Systems Keeping Business Schools Open
HEC Paris welcomed students back to campus for the fall semester and have a tracing system in place that falls into the school’s wider public health policy. The school’s policy consists of prevention, awareness, and how to act when there’s a positive case, explains Marcelle Laliberté, assistant dean of students at HEC Paris, in an interview with Business Because.
How do you stop corporate fraud?
Ethical choices are rarely black or white and individuals are not very good at assessing the purity of their own motivations, writes the Economist's Bartleby. In a new book about behavioural biases, “You’re About To Make A Terrible Mistake”, Olivier Sibony of HEC business school in Paris writes that “as soon as there is any ambiguity about a judgment…we reason in a way that is selective enough to serve our interests and yet plausible enough to convince others (and ourselves) that we are not intentionally distorting the facts.”
Von der Leyen outlines path towards ‘new vitality’ in post-corona world
So will Frankreich Vorreiter bei Künstlicher Intelligenz werden
France is stepping up in the race for cutting-edge technologies and talent: the HEC Paris Business School and Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris) are launching a center for artificial intelligence, supported by leading companies L'Oréal, Total, Kering, Capgemini and Rexel. The center, called "Hi! Paris" aims at conducting cutting-edge research and at training students, writes German newspaper Handelsblatt.