Apps for training AI & ML algorithms tend to be centralized, with no transparency. This can bring biased results as the algorithm learn
The immutable ledger and transparency of the public blockchain will provide the decentralised, trusted solution AI and ML desperately needs.
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The Real Problem
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) projects should offer better transparency. However, many such projects are developed in isolation that result in bias inherent with such algorithms which will in turn promote division within society at large. Research link:-
EXAMPLE: Imagine a swarm of "Cop Robots" that patrol the streets greeting people and looking ( VISION ) for miss-behaviors. These robots could communicate (VOICE RECOGNITION or CLOUD COMPUTING ) over a blockchain and have action-triggers with smart-contracts. These could run when they spot one person hurting another, to have the system vote on the best strategy to approach the scene or to call for help. But to achieve this type of behavior, it is necessary that smart-contracts have improved security and are able to interact with information from outside the blockchain.
How we can solve this problem
We will create a baseline API to our SDK that leverages the immutable ledger and transparency of the blockchain as a public tool for AI/ML developers to train their AI/ML programs and algorithms on a decentralized network for better transparency and elimination of bias.
You can see here the SDK/BLOCKCHAIN Diagram
We are not newbies in the Business
We understand AI/ML development and we have over 10 years experience with AI and Interactive Robotics. We are first in the world to demonstrate a robot recognizing itself in the mirror and having two robots share image recognition data in the cloud across two different cities. We can build a baseline SDK that can be expanded for any kind of application.
How Big is the Market
Blockchain can be used to decentralize federated learning algorithms so that the benefits of these collective training models are shared across multiple owners of data with less inherent bias with algorithms. The size of AI training datasets are worth US$4.8 billion by 2027 with CAGR of 22.5%. Our decentralized blockchain model can grow this market further.
Thecorpora specializes in robotics and artificial intelligence. We are the creator and owner of the Q.bo series of open-source robots. Founded in 2008, Thecorpora has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in building interactive robots.
Our baseline interactive robot, Q.bo was introduced in 2011. It is patented and built as a developmental platform. It has since been sold to hundreds of Universities and Technology Companies worldwide.
The team is led by Francisco Javier Paz who has extensive experience in business, robotics & technology. He has probably the largest vintage computing collection in Europe.
How can we incorporate new developers to the Cardano Blockchain?
We can start with developing an Open Source SDK for AI/ML applications in Natural Language and Speech Recognition which can be tested with our Open Sourced robots. This forms the baseline for integration with other tool sets to test AI/ML applications and algorithms with training data on the blockchain.
Over the last 10 years, we have a wide and strong community in various universities and research centers for our open source robots. They help build Q.bo's open source platform on GITLAB. Our existing SDK allows us to develop Computer Vision, Natural Language and Speech Recognition applications.
In this first phase of development, we want to create a new intermediate layer (API) that serves as an intercom between the operating system and the vision systems, speech and voice recognition. This will allow all these centers that work with our robot to develop new applications on the Blockchain and have it tested on the robot.
This will be the baseline model of how blockchain can be used to validate and acquire data models for AI/ML applications.
How are we going to reach new developers in the future?
Once the new Open Source API for our SDK is finalized, we can send it to all our community so that they can validate and provide feedback for them. It is a ready set of users for the new API/SDK that link to the Blockchain.
In 2017 we launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo with great success since in just over 1 month we raised more than $ 200,000. Our intention is that throughout 2022 we will launch another new campaign with the fully finished SDK in the two largest crowdfunding companies in the world, Kickstarter and Indiegogo, which will give greater visibility to the Cardano project and attract new users and developers to the ecosystem that is constantly expanding and evolving.
What are we going to spend the money on?
We want to create a new team of engineers and developers within our company that specialized in working with Blockchain as well as build a new RACK of mini-servers for sending vision, speech and recognition data and patterns to the Cardano network.
With the rest of the money we will send updated robots to some universities that can help us improve the API of our SDK, some of them will be in Africa.
Putting a Price on a Vision
In order to bring their vision into reality our project is seeking a budget of $80,000. This will oversee phase one of their proposal, which will be divided as follows.
Four team members
USD 25 hourly rate
18hs avg per week per person
Estimated Total of 32 weeks
$25 x 18 hs/week x 4 people x 32 weeks of total work.
They would like to emphasise that the above does not mean all members will be working 18 hours a week, for the entire 32 weeks. It's merely an estimate of the overall linear team effort required. Tasks will be prioritized and distributed according to skills, as needed. The budget and deliverables for each task will be estimated and agreed upon by the team. This is in line with the same principles our project aspires to uphold.
The rest of the money will be for mini servers and robots for the community in order to test the API.
The public date launch will be at the end of the year. Betatesters will have a demo months before the end date.
We are Pioneers in Cloud Computing
In 2011, we performed in "real time" at different locations in front of hundreds of witnesses on Q.bo's ability to learn and share information in a "centralized" cloud computing system. We want to expand this initiative to cover information sharing in a decentralized network. Imagine thousands of robots share and learn in a decentralized network? That is our goal!
You can see the video here ( Spanish Version ): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRPznrHsTxY
\> In 2011, Thecorpora was also named by Intel to be one of the most promising companies in 10 years to come.
\> Top 1% crowdfunded product in Indiegogo in 2017 raising over 380% of original sales target.
\> Q.bo One is one of 3 projects unveiled at IBM Partner Conference in 2017.
\> Featured by Arrow (Fortune 500) on how we win the trust of backers during the crowdfunding exercise.
We have sold thousands of robots to Partners & Customers from 49 Countries in 6 Continents. Some customers include IBM, ASUS, INTEL, DISNEY, Sopra Steria among others.
You can see ( English Version ) our Background & Presentacion:
Our Community ( Forum ):
PITCH/SPANISH INTERVIEW ( CARDANO HISPANO CHANNEL )
Founded in 2008, Thecorpora Company has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in building interactive robots.