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Re: [Mifos-developer] Fwd: Impact Challenge – Google AI


sure sir. I will detail my thoughts over the weekend

Regards
Lalit

On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:05 PM Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Lalit,
>
> Thanks for volunteering to help steer the discussion - happy to have you
> step up to help in that role.
>
> Echoing what Myrle said, let's give people some time to flesh out their
> ideas on their own and then we can bring them to the table for
> cross-pollination. Let's have this process occur through mid to late next
> week and then we can collaboratively discuss on the ideas brought forward.
> I've had a couple discussions with several community members around
> ideas/concepts that aren't mutually exclusive and could align together
> cohesively.
>
> Lalit - I would appreciate you further fleshing out what you worked on
> during GSOC and to share with community your expertise on ML front.
>
> Ed
>
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:26 AM Myrle Krantz <myrle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> I recently learned (and it fits with my personal experience too), that
>> brainstorming is more effective at developing multiple unique creative
>> ideas, if people develop some ideas independently of each other before
>> they
>> bring ideas together.  The reason is that when brainstorming together, one
>> person's ideas will tend to set a direction and lock people's direction of
>> thought prematurely onto that direction.
>>
>> There's nothing wrong with brainstorming together to "cross-pollinate",
>> but
>> to be most effective people should prepare by sitting down alone before
>> the
>> meeting to come up with some ideas on your own.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Myrle
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 1:22 PM Lalit Mohan S <slalitm@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> > My 2 cents
>> > Could we for a focused group in the next 1 week, have brainstorming on
>> the
>> > problems that can be solved using AI.
>> >
>> > Subsequently, we could put a proposal before end of December. I am
>> ready to
>> > volunteer to steer the discussions. I am also absolutely okay to just
>> be an
>> > active contributor.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Lalit
>> >
>> > On Mon, Nov 12, 2018, 9:33 PM Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> >
>> > > Hello Mifos and Fineract communities,
>> > >
>> > > I know that many members of the ecosystem are utilizing AI within
>> their
>> > > solutions to drive key features of their offerings. I would like to
>> make
>> > > everyone aware of this sizeable, Google grant opportunity, of grants
>> up
>> > to
>> > > $2M from a pool of $25M to explore proposals from non-profits and
>> > > socially-focused for-profits to address to "apply artificial
>> intelligence
>> > > and machine learning to social, humanitarian and environmental
>> > challenges.'
>> > >
>> > > https://ai.google/social-good/impact-challenge/
>> > >
>> > > We invite you to apply independently but at the Mifos Initiative plan
>> on
>> > > filing a proposal and invite any organizations or individuals in the
>> > > community with expertise on AI who would like to collaborate with us
>> to
>> > > reach out.
>> > >
>> > > The community has only had a limited involvement in AI with a couple
>> of
>> > > exploratory projects this past GSOC:
>> > >
>> > > Machine Learning Based Scorecards:
>> > >
>> >
>> https://gist.github.com/lalitsanagavarapu/0446face63a7fa70ba24049ca82bdff0
>> > > Chatbot:
>> > > https://gist.github.com/ZhaoDingfan/9a4644b5b7c6ec4b924b47057d367961
>> > >
>> > > A PDF of the application can be found here:
>> > >
>> > > https://ai.google/static/documents/impact-challenge-application.pdf
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > *Ed Cable*
>> > > President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
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