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21. February, 2019

Just four blog posts remaining at this price! Book now!

Well, colour me surprised. It turns out that the online travel agents have been using questionable business tactics to encourage purchases without delivering the incredible value they suggest they will. Turns out, we’re made to believe we’ve negotiated or received a good deal, when in reality, we have not. This is easy for them to … Continue reading “Just four blog posts remaining at this price! Book now!”

21. February, 2019

Fetch.AI Ledger Benchmarking I – Overview and Architecture

This is the first in a series of six blog posts where we discuss our benchmarking of the ledger we are building. As our ultimate goal is to build a scalable ledger, the absolute number of transactions per seconds is a poor metric to understand how well the system performs, as a perfectly scalable system … Continue reading “Fetch.AI Ledger Benchmarking I – Overview and Architecture”

21. February, 2019

A statement regarding pre-sale purchases of the FET token

In the past few days there has been some commentary about and from people who were early supporters of the Fetch.AI project, and who purchased tokens in advance in the form of SAFT agreements that we sold during a pre-sale in April – June 2018. Many of our pre-sale purchasers are supportive, but some have … Continue reading “A statement regarding pre-sale purchases of the FET token”

20. February, 2019

Fetch.AI publish updated Technical Introduction Whitepaper

Today we’re pleased to announce we’ve updated our Technical Introduction Paper. It is almost a year (so no cake and candles just yet) since we published the first version of the Fetch.AI paper and we’ve achieved an extraordinary amount since then. Back before spring took hold last year, we had our initial scalable ledger and … Continue reading “Fetch.AI publish updated Technical Introduction Whitepaper”

19. February, 2019

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #023 – The news you have been waiting for…

Hello from everyone at Fetch.AI, Yesterday, we announced the full details of our upcoming token sale on 25 February on Binance Launchpad. If you would like to participate in the sale, please create an account on the Binance website and complete the KYC verification checks. You can find out all of the latest details by going … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #023 – The news you have been waiting for…”

18. February, 2019

Explaining FET (the Fetch.AI token) with five simple examples

Fetch.AI’s decentralised infrastructure utilises algorithms that bring the AI-based autonomous machine economy to life. As the Fetch.AI network grows, an increasing number of developers from major corporate companies and beyond will be coding and deploying Autonomous Economic Agents. These agents solve a wide range of problems for users by communicating, trading and collaborating across the … Continue reading “Explaining FET (the Fetch.AI token) with five simple examples”

15. February, 2019

Announcing the details of the Fetch.AI token sale

We’ve come a long way since the original idea for Fetch.AI was discussed by our founders over dinner one evening back in 2016. The core of Humayun, Toby and Thomas’ idea was simple: let’s enable any person that wants something, to trade with the person who has it. The twist that continues to make Fetch.AI … Continue reading “Announcing the details of the Fetch.AI token sale”

13. February, 2019

Introducing the Fetch.AI Virtual Machine

Introducing the Fetch.AI Virtual Machine We’re pleased to announce our Virtual Machine (VM) is now live. A VM is a computer programme that emulates a processor and is used to execute a smart contract (another computer programme) when transactions are made across the network. In the case of Fetch.AI and other distributed ledgers the VM is … Continue reading “Introducing the Fetch.AI Virtual Machine”

12. February, 2019

Hyper-personalisation in travel: Creating the perfect trip

Travel is an inherently personal experience. Whether it’s a student looking to explore a new culture or a business person that really needs to get to a meeting, the experience should be tailored to our individual needs. The industry realises this and delivering personalised experiences has been an important ambition for more than a decade. … Continue reading “Hyper-personalisation in travel: Creating the perfect trip”

12. February, 2019

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #022 – Did you miss any of our updates this week?

Hello from everyone at Fetch.AI As you can imagine, it has been a busy week since we announced on 1 February that the token sale will begin at 2pm (UTC) 25 February on Binance Launchpad. If you would like to participate in the sale, please create an account on the Binance website and complete the KYC verification checks. … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #022 – Did you miss any of our updates this week?”

10. February, 2019

The Orchestra of your Digital Life

Your mobile device is increasingly a remote controller for reality itself and the power it places at your fingertips increases every day. Your digital interactions directly influence the world around you and with a press of a button, you can move cars, goods and people, and initiate services that bring entire supply chains to life. … Continue reading “The Orchestra of your Digital Life”

8. February, 2019

Understanding the Fetch.AI network: a guide

There are many unique and innovative aspects to the technology we’re developing. Fetch.AI isn’t just ‘another blockchain’ for recording transactions. It’s also not just a machine learning system for making predictions. Rather, these technologies are part of a broader goal. Our team is combining them in new ways to create a web infrastructure that delivers … Continue reading “Understanding the Fetch.AI network: a guide”

8. February, 2019

Kash Iftikhar joins Fetch.AI as an advisor

Kash Iftikhar is Vice President of product, strategy & GTM for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle’s Gen2 cloud platform. Prior to Oracle, he led sales, product strategy, business development at PLUMgrid, a software defined networking startup, which was acquired in 2016 by VMware. Previously, he led the Dell Network Business for North America. Kash also held … Continue reading “Kash Iftikhar joins Fetch.AI as an advisor”

7. February, 2019

Fetch.AI joins the Trusted IoT Alliance to accelerate deployment of autonomous agents for the IoT

Membership sees Fetch.AI collaborate with leading corporations including Bosch, T-Labs, Cisco and Gemalto Fetch.AI has joined the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) to collaborate with major corporates as well as AI and blockchain start-ups on distributed ledger enabled IoT projects. The TIoTA counts Bosch, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Cisco and Gemalto amongst its corporate members offering facilitated … Continue reading “Fetch.AI joins the Trusted IoT Alliance to accelerate deployment of autonomous agents for the IoT”

5. February, 2019

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #021 – Date of the token sale announced

Hello from the Fetch.AI team, Today marks a major milestone for Fetch.AI: the announcement of the date of our token sale on Binance Launchpad. The sale will begin at 2pm (UTC) on 25 February. You can pre-register and complete KYC verification checks in preparation for the sale here. We are hugely excited we have finally been able … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #021 – Date of the token sale announced”

4. February, 2019

A reminder to please remain vigilant to avoid fraudsters targeting the Fetch.AI community

The team at Fetch.AI would like to thank the entire community for your interest in the Fetch.AI token. We’ve had an overwhelming level of interest since making our announcement on 1 February. Since the news was released it’s become apparent that there are numerous bad actors targeting the community with a range of different scams. … Continue reading “A reminder to please remain vigilant to avoid fraudsters targeting the Fetch.AI community”

1. February, 2019

Fetch.AI announces token sale on Binance Launchpad to build intelligent machine-to-machine economy

Funding to support further technical development and corporate deployments Fetch.AI, the decentralised network providing the world’s first decentralised infrastructure for digital representatives ‘Autonomous Economic Agents’ to find, communicate and trade with each other, today announced that its token sale on Binance Launchpad will begin at 2pm UTC on Monday 25 February. Pre-register ahead of the … Continue reading “Fetch.AI announces token sale on Binance Launchpad to build intelligent machine-to-machine economy”

31. January, 2019

What are you working on? Checking in with Jenny Wong

Hi, I’m Jenny. I am a theoretical physicist who recently transitioned from the fascinating, but abstract, world of string theory research into the exciting blockchain and AI industry. After completing my PhD in string theory I worked as a postdoctoral research fellow for the University of Tokyo before joining Fetch three months ago as a … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with Jenny Wong”

30. January, 2019

Fetch.AI’s smart contract passes Hosho audit

Smart contracts are widely considered to be a wonderful innovation, but it’s vital they work as intended. Some companies have previously suffered problems with their smart contracts due to vulnerabilities within their network or because they were incorrectly coded. At Fetch.AI, we’re taking every aspect of our technological development extremely seriously. We partnered with Hosho, … Continue reading “Fetch.AI’s smart contract passes Hosho audit”

29. January, 2019

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #020 – Sharing ideas in Singapore

Hello from the Fetch.AI team, The week began with two of our co-founders, CTO Toby Simpson and CEO Humayun Sheikh, in Singapore at the Binance Conference. Toby featured on a panel addressing privacy and security in blockchain technology and afterwards he and Humayun enjoyed exchanging ideas with other industry leaders including Binance chief executive Changpeng Zhao. … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #020 – Sharing ideas in Singapore”

25. January, 2019

Dr Niall Armes joins Fetch.AI as an advisor

We are delighted to welcome Dr Niall Armes as an advisor to Fetch.AI. Dr Armes is a world-leading biochemist, molecular biologist and entrepreneur. He received his PhD from the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London for work on comparative genome structure. He then studied TGF-beta cell signalling systems and gene expression in model systems while … Continue reading “Dr Niall Armes joins Fetch.AI as an advisor”

24. January, 2019

Networking protocol development update

Fetch.AI’s Autonomous Economic Agents (AEAs) rely on a blockchain ledger for their transaction records. This blockchain is protected by a trust system which is overlaid onto the network connectivity and run on a per-node basis. Each of the nodes may be performing one or more of the varied roles in the distributed ledger. These roles … Continue reading “Networking protocol development update”

22. January, 2019

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #019 – Starting the year as we mean to go on

Hello from everyone at Fetch.AI, As we revealed at the start of the month, we are preparing for our upcoming token sale on Binance Launchpad. If you would like to participate in the sale, please create an account on the Binance website and complete the KYC verification checks. To find out more about how to contribute to … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #019 – Starting the year as we mean to go on”

17. January, 2019

What are you working on? Checking in with Aristotelis Triantafyllidis

Hello, I’m Aristotelis. My name betrays my roots. As you may have guessed, I am Greek. I’m also an enthusiastic, hardworking developer who takes great enjoyment from learning new concepts. I graduated with a BSc in Computer Science in 2012, before working for a few years as a freelance web developer. However, my creative disposition … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with Aristotelis Triantafyllidis”

16. January, 2019

How Fetch.AI uses market intelligence to incentivise optimal performance

Fetch is designed to make economic exchanges autonomous, more efficient and friction-free. As usage of the network grows there will be increasing numbers of agents utilising the infrastructure to negotiate and complete trades with other agents. It will quickly become an incredibly complex web of interactions, generating a vast number of transactions. Part of the … Continue reading “How Fetch.AI uses market intelligence to incentivise optimal performance”

15. January, 2019

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #018 – An exciting start to a busy year ahead

  Hello and Happy New Year from the Fetch.AI team. 2019 will be a big year for Fetch. We’ve started the New Year with a bang with the announcement that we have been selected by Binance to be one of the first two projects (along with BitTorrent) to hold a token sale this year on Binance Launchpad, the … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #018 – An exciting start to a busy year ahead”

8. January, 2019

What are you working on? Checking in with Frederic Moisan

Hi, I’m Fred. I am a behavioural economist with a background in artificial intelligence and computer engineering. At Fetch, I apply economic theories to the design of decentralised marketplaces where economic agents extract value from interacting with one another. Multiple issues arise from this, many of which are associated with the nature of the agent … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with Frederic Moisan”

4. January, 2019

Pierre Wilmot joins Fetch.AI as a software engineer

We’re pleased to announce we have brought a new team member on board at Fetch.AI. Pierre Wilmot becomes our first hire of 2019 and joins us as a software engineer. Pierre started programming when he was 16 years old as a hobby before beginning his career as a mobile game developer. He has since moved … Continue reading “Pierre Wilmot joins Fetch.AI as a software engineer”

3. January, 2019

Binance Launchpad announces plans to promote healthier token launch market in 2019

Binance Launchpad, the exclusive token sale platform of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, today announced its plans deliver new token to infer users new token launches almost every month in 2019. BitTorrent and Fetch.AI will be the first two token sales of the new year. The sales will be exclusive to Binance. Launchpad helps transformative blockchain startups … Continue reading “Binance Launchpad announces plans to promote healthier token launch market in 2019”

26. December, 2018

Putting Fetch.AI’s Open Economic Framework in context

Every individual and business needs a set of rules within which they can operate. This is the case for both laissez-faire markets that have minimal government intervention, and those where governments hold monopolies over entire sectors. These rules could be about essential functions such as the mode of transactions (be that in fiat or coffee … Continue reading “Putting Fetch.AI’s Open Economic Framework in context”

24. December, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #017 – The year in review

Hello from everyone at Fetch.AI, In place of our normal weekly newsletter we thought that the fast approaching end to the year would be the perfect opportunity to reflect on our progress since we came out of stealth mode in March. When we began we had a core team of five individuals. Now, we have … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #017 – The year in review”

22. December, 2018

Tian Huey Teh joins Fetch.AI as an intern

We are excited to welcome our first intern to the Fetch.AI team. Tian Huey Teh obtained an MSc in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning from University College London last year. Her thesis was in neural machine translation, exploring architectures that aim to explicitly model the underlying semantic meaning of sentences. Prior to this, Tian spent … Continue reading “Tian Huey Teh joins Fetch.AI as an intern”

20. December, 2018

What are you working on? Checking in with David Galindo

Hi, I’m David, the lead cryptographer at Fetch AI. My work primarily revolves around the design, implementation, and application of advanced cryptography techniques to ensure the security, stability and scalability of Fetch’s decentralised smart ledger technology. So far I have spent a great deal of time working in the distributed consensus component for our ledger. … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with David Galindo”

18. December, 2018

Synergetic Smart Contracts with Fetch.AI

Smart Contracts (SC) are computer programmes that allow developers to harness the potential of an underlying blockchain infrastructure. The concept of a protocol to facilitate and enforce the terms of a contract has existed since 1996 and more recently has been pioneered by the Ethereum community. To date, Smart Contracts have been used to automate … Continue reading “Synergetic Smart Contracts with Fetch.AI”

12. December, 2018

The journey to machina economicus

The economy is a highly complex system. It’s driven by billions of individuals, each with their own complicated motivations and actions. These combine together in such a way that they are much harder to understand than the sum of their parts. In order to be able to analyse this system, economists have made simplifying assumptions … Continue reading “The journey to machina economicus”

11. December, 2018

Clustermarket taps into GE Healthcare Life Sciences customers to reach UK innovators

Clustermarket’s platform will allow owners of GE Healthcare Life Sciences instruments to hire out and maximise utilisation of high-end biotech technologies Clustermarket, the leading UK online scientific equipment sharing and booking platform, has enlisted the support of GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business in an agreement aimed at helping innovators in the UK access specialised life … Continue reading “Clustermarket taps into GE Healthcare Life Sciences customers to reach UK innovators”

11. December, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #016 – Fetch.AI becomes a founding member of Blockchain for Europe

Hello from the Fetch.AI team, This week we’ve welcomed another new team member and spoken to some of the biggest blockchain and cryptocurrency influencers on YouTube. The headline news of the week though is our involvement in the widely reported formation of the Blockchain for Europe association. Alongside three other leading companies (Ripple, EMURGO/Cardano and … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #016 – Fetch.AI becomes a founding member of Blockchain for Europe”

5. December, 2018

Jenny Wong joins Fetch.AI as a research scientist

The Fetch.AI team continues to grow. We’re pleased to welcome Jenny Wong to our world-leading team of experts. Jenny is a self-taught Python programmer with a keen interest in the theoretical underpinnings of neural networks. She has previously worked as a researcher at the University of Tokyo. Jenny obtained an MSci in Physics from Imperial … Continue reading “Jenny Wong joins Fetch.AI as a research scientist”

4. December, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #015 – Back to Brussels

Hello from everyone at Fetch.AI, This week the team have travelled to the European Parliament, recruited new members of staff and continued their efforts to engage with the online community. Tuesday was a particularly busy day. Our CTO Toby Simpson and senior programme manager Maria Minaricova attended the Blockchain for Europe Summit in Brussels. It … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #015 – Back to Brussels”

4. December, 2018

Leading global blockchain companies launch Blockchain for Europe association

Four leading global blockchain companies (EMURGO/Cardano, Fetch.AI, NEM and Ripple) have come together to found an association representing blockchain originating organisations in Europe. Representatives from Cardano, NEM, Fetch.AI & Ripple with MEP Ashley Fox in Brussels last week Blockchain for Europe is the first credible attempt to create a unified voice for the blockchain industry at … Continue reading “Leading global blockchain companies launch Blockchain for Europe association”

30. November, 2018

What are you working on? Checking in with Edward Fitzgerald

Hi, I’m Ed. I’m a senior software engineer and I lead the ledger development team at Fetch.AI. Together we are developing the next generation smart ledger. A lot of the team’s attention in the past few weeks has been focused on performance. Since at Fetch.AI we are building the platform for digital worlds, and the … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with Edward Fitzgerald”

30. November, 2018

Diarmid Campbell joins Fetch.AI as a software engineer

Fetch.AI continues to expand and we are excited to welcome Diarmid to our team. Diarmid learnt to program computers when he was eight years old and gained a bachelor’s degree in Pure Mathematics from Imperial College, London. He has been developing commercial software for more than 20 years, primarily in the video games industry. In … Continue reading “Diarmid Campbell joins Fetch.AI as a software engineer”

28. November, 2018

Attila Bagoly joins Fetch.AI as a software engineer

Please welcome Attila to Fetch.AI. Attila is an enthusiastic software engineer and trained scientist with an MSc in statistical and particle physics from Eötvös Loránd University in the Hungarian capital of Budapest. During his university years, Attila was the lead author on one article. He also worked on Brookhaven National Laboratory’s PHENIX experiment, where he co-authored … Continue reading “Attila Bagoly joins Fetch.AI as a software engineer”

23. November, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #014 – A bumper edition

Hello from the team at Fetch.AI, The last couple of weeks have flown by so in this newsletter we’ll be catching up with everything that has been happening since our last edition. Firstly, chief executive Humayun Sheikh sat down with The Crypto Lark to discuss the development of Fetch.AI’s smart ledger and the … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #014 – A bumper edition”

12. November, 2018

Fetch.AI joins the Railway Industry Association to further partnerships in the industry

Fetch.AI has joined the Railway Industry Association (RIA), an industry body representing the interests of more than 230 suppliers to the UK’s rail industry. The move is designed to further strengthen Fetch.AI’s relationships with the rail industry as it explores the potential of Autonomous Economic Agents to optimise complex systems within the UK’s rail network. … Continue reading “Fetch.AI joins the Railway Industry Association to further partnerships in the industry”

7. November, 2018

Marco Favorito joins Fetch.AI as a machine learning engineer

We’re pleased to announce the recruitment of Marco Favorito, who will be joining us as Machine Learning Engineer at Fetch.AI. Marco studied at the Sapienza University of Rome and graduated in 2018 with an M.Sc. in Engineering in Computer Science. Amongst Marco’s many achievements, he has written a comprehensive thesis in Reinforcement Learning, developing a … Continue reading “Marco Favorito joins Fetch.AI as a machine learning engineer”

30. October, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #012 – A trip to Brussels

  Hello from the team at Fetch.AI, This week we’ve chatted to The Bitcoin Podcast about our ambitions, recruited a new member of staff and travelled to Belgium to talk about our innovative technology. Work continues in the office developing our virtual machine, Useful Proof of Work concept and our test-net. However, on Wednesday CTO … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #012 – A trip to Brussels”

25. October, 2018

HR specialist Lisa Condon joins Fetch.AI

We are delighted to welcome Lisa Condon to Fetch.AI, where she will be helping to manage our burgeoning team as a human resources generalist. Lisa spent 15 years working in Retail HR & Benefits for the privately-owned River Island Clothing company, before moving to Nokia Technologies in 2013 to join their Global HR team. Lisa … Continue reading “HR specialist Lisa Condon joins Fetch.AI”

23. October, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #011 – Telling the world about our technology

Hello from the team at Fetch.AI, We’ve been working hard developing our virtual machine and test-net and we’ve been writing our Consensus and Useful Proof of Work whitepapers this week too. You may have also noticed an increase in our media presence. Chief Technology Officer Toby Simpson spoke to both Connor LaRocque and Future Tech Podcast about data wastage and … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #011 – Telling the world about our technology”

18. October, 2018

On the Economics of Queuing and its Impact on Blockchain Technology

The act of queuing is a ubiquitous feature of modern life; from the familiar wait for the cashier at the supermarket, to a trip to the movies or our daily commute. The notion of queuing is of course much more general and can apply to more abstract situations such as the transfer of packets of … Continue reading “On the Economics of Queuing and its Impact on Blockchain Technology”

16. October, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #010 – New partnership announced

  Hello from everyone at Fetch.AI, The big news this week is our partnership deal with Clustermarket, an online platform for sharing scientific equipment and services. Never ones to rest on our laurels, we’ve also been hitting the road again and welcomed a new member to our growing team. The collaboration with Clustermarket will see the platform … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #010 – New partnership announced”

9. October, 2018

Fetch.AI partners with Clustermarket to improve the allocation of scientific equipment across the UK

Fetch autonomous agents have been created to maximise asset utilisation and provide personalised predictions for Clustermarket’s users and providers. Fetch.AI today announces that Clustermarket, an online sharing platform for scientific equipment and services, will deploy over 600 Fetch Autonomous Economic Agents. The agents will be deployed on Fetch.AI’s decentralised network but connected to Clustermarket’s online marketplace to improve how … Continue reading “Fetch.AI partners with Clustermarket to improve the allocation of scientific equipment across the UK”

9. October, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #009 – Back to the hard graft

Hello from the Fetch.AI offices, This week we’ve been working hard at ground level to sustain our rate of progress. Last week we spoke at five conferences and next week we’ll be travelling to San Francisco to attend the Crypto Economics and Security Conference. In order to maintain our momentum, we’ve been augmenting our team again. We’ve … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #009 – Back to the hard graft”

8. October, 2018

Machine Learning Developer Julia Gomes joins Fetch.AI

Fetch.AI are pushing the boundaries of what is possible using artificial intelligence and machine learning. To maintain our progress, we’re always on the lookout for new talent. The full list of positions we are currently advertising can be found on our careers page. Julia Gomes is our latest appointment and joins us as a machine … Continue reading “Machine Learning Developer Julia Gomes joins Fetch.AI”

5. October, 2018

Aristotelis Triantafyllidis joins Fetch.AI as a developer

Please welcome Aristotelis to the Fetch.AI team. Aristotelis has a Bachelor of Arts in Informatics and Telecommunications from the Technological Institute of Kalamata in Greece. During his studies, he focussed on computer programming and games development. His interest in games led him to study for a post-graduate diploma in game production from the SAE Institute … Continue reading “Aristotelis Triantafyllidis joins Fetch.AI as a developer”

2. October, 2018

Fetch.AI Weekly newsletter #008 – Conference season

Hello from the Fetch.AI team, We’ve been hitting the road this week, talking with investors, collaborators and members of the media about our project. In the office we’ve been busy too; we have continued to manage the ongoing whitelisting process and we’ve delivered a new code release. On Tuesday Fetch travelled to Oslo to speak … Continue reading “Fetch.AI Weekly newsletter #008 – Conference season”

1. October, 2018

Machine Learning Engineer Daniel Honerkamp joins Fetch.AI

As we move to the next exciting phase of development at Fetch, we are delighted to announce Daniel Honerkamp is joining us as a machine learning engineer. While studying economics at the University of Zurich, Daniel worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Macroeconomics and Labour Markets. After graduating, Daniel spent a … Continue reading “Machine Learning Engineer Daniel Honerkamp joins Fetch.AI”

28. September, 2018

Fetch.AI attend Cambridge Wireless Technology and Engineering Conference

We were pleased to sponsor yesterday’s technology and engineering conference at Cambridge Wireless and have the opportunity to present our vision to industry leaders. Our Commercialisation and Marketing Director Arthur Meadows spoke at the conference and began by outlining how the infrastructure across society could be drastically improved if data was communicated and shared more … Continue reading “Fetch.AI attend Cambridge Wireless Technology and Engineering Conference”

28. September, 2018

Autonomous Economic Agents in your home

Second in our series of posts on Autonomous Economic Agents (agents), we’re in a modern home to allow you to imagine how agents in and around your home will make your life not just easier, but seamless. . . . Your alarm has gone off. With a grumble you remember you set this alarm behaviour … Continue reading “Autonomous Economic Agents in your home”

27. September, 2018

Fetch.AI speak at Blockchain Live

We attended Blockchain Live in London yesterday and had a great time meeting investors, journalists and potential collaborators. Our Commercialisation and Marketing Director Arthur Meadows was the first to take to the stage, where he was on a panel discussing how blockchain will disrupt the energy sector. He was joined in the discussion by David … Continue reading “Fetch.AI speak at Blockchain Live”

24. September, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #007 – Spreading the word

Hello from the Fetch.AI team, This week we’ve been preparing the test-net for public launch, attending business and technology conferences and further strengthening our team of AI experts. On Tuesday, our chief executive Humayun Sheikh attended the Deep Tech Summit in Singapore and discussed the potential of blockchain technology in a decentralised digital world. Humayun … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #007 – Spreading the word”

21. September, 2018

Fetch.AI appear on panel at The Economist Innovation Summit

Yesterday Fetch.AI attended a leading business conference in London. We enjoyed the opportunity to share ideas and held several promising meetings with investors and members of the media. In the afternoon our Chief Executive, Humayun Sheikh, sat on a panel discussing the power of algorithms in artificial intelligence. The panel was chaired by US Technology … Continue reading “Fetch.AI appear on panel at The Economist Innovation Summit”

20. September, 2018

Introducing Autonomous Economic Agents

Autonomous Economic Agents are adaptive, independent programs that work for you, for an entity, or themselves for whatever reason they’re tasked. Fetch is a distributed network comprised of nodes which act as a service and directory for Autonomous Economic Agents (agents). Each install of Fetch (for example, you wish to run Fetch at home) is … Continue reading “Introducing Autonomous Economic Agents”

19. September, 2018

Machine Learning Specialist Khan Baykaner joins Fetch.AI

Fetch.AI are pleased to announce the arrival of another member of our team. Khan Baykaner is joining us as a Senior Software Engineer. Khan graduated from the University of Surrey in 2014 with a doctorate from the institute of sound recording, where he developed computational models of auditory perception. During this time he gained an … Continue reading “Machine Learning Specialist Khan Baykaner joins Fetch.AI”

18. September, 2018

Six months out of stealth mode – Fetch’s journey so far

Half a year ago, Fetch.AI lifted its veil of secrecy. Today, we are at a stage of rapid growth, and we are taking major strides every week. When we began we had a core team of five and now we have more than 35 employees, with additional teams working externally overseas. As we look ahead, … Continue reading “Six months out of stealth mode – Fetch’s journey so far”

17. September, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #006 – New recruits

Hello from the Fetch.AI team, This week we have once again welcomed new starters. Our whitelist process is underway and our test-net is almost ready to be revealed too. On Monday, Senior Research Scientist Richard Dearden joined us as AI Machine Learning Lead. He has previously spent five years at both Schlumberger Cambridge Research and … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #006 – New recruits”

12. September, 2018

Machine Learning Specialist Tom Nicholson joins Fetch.AI

Fetch are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest member of staff, Tom Nicholson. Tom will be assisting us as Machine Learning Researcher. After becoming fascinated by artificial intelligence as a child, Tom studied Computer Science at St Andrews, taking minors in Maths and Psychology. During his degree, he focused on the boundaries of … Continue reading “Machine Learning Specialist Tom Nicholson joins Fetch.AI”

11. September, 2018

This is a Fetch world

Fetch.AI’s decentralised digital world can be inhabited by an unlimited number of parts. Data is represented and exchanged by Autonomous Economic Agents (AEAs) who are each able to see the network from a unique viewpoint. This enables each AEA to view the data marketplace as efficiently as possible, enabling them to choose to only see … Continue reading “This is a Fetch world”

11. September, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #005 – New staff, articles and meetups

Hello from the offices of Fetch.AI. It’s been another week spent working hard under the bonnet. With our whitelisting live and marketing for Fetch intensifying, it’s an exciting time. The ledger team are working diligently ahead of the launch of our Test-net in the next few weeks and we have been strengthening our team with new recruits. … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #005 – New staff, articles and meetups”

7. September, 2018

King’s College AI research and software engineer Ali Hosseini joins Fetch.AI

Please welcome Ali Hosseini to the Fetch.AI team. Ali has a PhD and MSc in Artificial Intelligence from King’s College London, with a background in Software Engineering. He has received numerous prizes and awards for his work, which has featured in international conferences and AI journals. Ali is experienced in a broad range of problem … Continue reading “King’s College AI research and software engineer Ali Hosseini joins Fetch.AI”

6. September, 2018

Associate Professor David Galindo joins Fetch.AI

The team at Fetch.AI continues to expand. We are pleased to announce the latest addition to the company is David Galindo, who joins as Lead Cryptography Engineer. David is an Associate Professor in Computer Security at the University of Birmingham. He is an applied cryptography researcher with 15 years of experience in academic and industry … Continue reading “Associate Professor David Galindo joins Fetch.AI”

5. September, 2018

What are you working on? Checking in with Troels Rønnow

I’m Troels, Senior Blockchain Engineer. My work revolves around the ledger and I am building two teams at the moment. The first is the ledger team, they are responsible for implementing and maintaining our scalable ledger solution. The second team is our Virtual Machine team which is responsible for building the foundation of the our … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with Troels Rønnow”

4. September, 2018

Fetch.AI Weekly newsletter #004 – Our meetup in Amsterdam

Hello from the Fetch.AI team. After all the announcements of recent weeks, from the opening of the whitelisting process (click here to apply), to the unveiling of the new website and the first code release of our scalable ledger, this week we’ve been working away from the spotlight. We are as eager as ever to … Continue reading “Fetch.AI Weekly newsletter #004 – Our meetup in Amsterdam”

4. September, 2018

Re: Fetch.AI Amsterdam meetup – recapping our presentation on our virtual machine and the importance of µPoW

After last week’s successful meetup in Berlin, yesterday we headed to Amsterdam for our second meetup in mainland Europe. Chief Technology Officer Toby Simpson took to the stage to outline the Fetch project. He analysed the current deployment of artificial intelligence and explained the inherent flaws in its existing workflows. This will inevitably inhibit machine … Continue reading “Re: Fetch.AI Amsterdam meetup – recapping our presentation on our virtual machine and the importance of µPoW”

3. September, 2018

Design of the Fetch.AI Scalable Ledger

Scalability has undoubtedly been the topic at the forefront of decentralised ledger design throughout 2018 with rates of thousands, tens of thousands and even millions of transactions per second (TPS) claimed by many of the projects slated for launch over the coming year. Even on established platforms, such as Bitcoin, the typical demand for transactions … Continue reading “Design of the Fetch.AI Scalable Ledger”

3. September, 2018

Maria Minaricova joins Fetch.AI as Senior Programme Manager

Fetch.AI are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest team member, Maria Minaricova. Maria will be helping Fetch as our Senior Programme Manager. Since completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at Central Michigan University, Maria has gained almost 20 years of consulting experience while working for major corporations including Oracle and … Continue reading “Maria Minaricova joins Fetch.AI as Senior Programme Manager”

30. August, 2018

Introducing the Fetch ledger

Fetch.AI’s ledger is a vital component of the digital world we are building. The video below lays out how the Fetch ledger functions and how it is able to handle millions of transactions every second. This capability is vital to provide a network in which Autonomous Economic Agents (AEAs) can interact effectively in real-time. … Continue reading “Introducing the Fetch ledger”

28. August, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #003 – Whitelist is OPEN and our first code release

Hello from the busy offices of Fetch.AI. If you haven’t heard already, the big news this week is that our whitelist is now live. The whitelist announcement is something we have been building up to for a long time and we are delighted it is finally underway. You can sign up on our website’s homepage … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #003 – Whitelist is OPEN and our first code release”

27. August, 2018

Fetch.AI – An introduction

This introductory video to Fetch.AI outlines our ambitious vision for the future. Fetch is an artificial intelligence and digital economics company which believes that by liberating data we can enable technology to work much more effectively. We are surrounded by disconnected data and unwieldy infrastructure. Fetch believes data should be decentralised in a secure and … Continue reading “Fetch.AI – An introduction”

23. August, 2018

Decisions, decisions

By Chief Technology Officer Toby Simpson Back in the late nineties, when the music was bad and the millennium bug was starting to scare people, I was working on biologically inspired digital organisms. Although they were primarily deployed in games, we put a lot of consideration into other applications. Primarily, this was because humans are … Continue reading “Decisions, decisions”

22. August, 2018

Fetch.AI announces ICO and opens whitelisting

The team of Fetch.AI, Machine Learning and blockchain developers who are creating a brand new environment for Autonomous Economic Agents to autonomously exchange value, today announce their intention to hold an ICO during the second half of 2018 and opens the whitelisting process for the ICO. The ICO will be carried out by Fetch.AI Foundation … Continue reading “Fetch.AI announces ICO and opens whitelisting”

22. August, 2018

Sam Lovell joins Fetch.AI as Social Media Coordinator

Fetch.AI’s community has been rapidly growing ever since we came out of stealth mode. With exciting new developments, come more questions about our vision and technology. To ensure our community has answers when they want them, Sam Lovell has joined the team as Social Media Coordinator. Sam achieved a UAL Diploma in Art and Design … Continue reading “Sam Lovell joins Fetch.AI as Social Media Coordinator”

21. August, 2018

Patrick Motylinski joins Fetch.AI as a Senior Research Scientist

Fetch.AI are pleased to welcome aboard Senior Research Scientist Patrick Motylinski. Patrick holds a PhD in theoretical high energy physics from the University of Amsterdam. He has several highly cited, peer-reviewed scientific publications to his name, as well as a considerable number of patent applications. After graduating, Patrick worked as a Research Associate in theoretical … Continue reading “Patrick Motylinski joins Fetch.AI as a Senior Research Scientist”

20. August, 2018

Another milestone passed: the first code release

We are pleased to announce Fetch has made the first of many code releases. As we continue to make progress, we are thrilled for you to join us on this journey. Today we have released our initial scalable ledger concept. This code release focuses on the Remote Procedure Call infrastructure and transaction processing which is … Continue reading “Another milestone passed: the first code release”

20. August, 2018

Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #002 – A new website and discussing this week’s events at Fetch

Welcome again to another busy week at Fetch.AI. We’ve got new starters, a new website and held a second successful meetup in London. Thanks to everyone who came to our meetup in Aldwych House. If you were unable to attend, the full-length video is here: At the meetup, Cheif Technology Officer Toby Simpson announced the … Continue reading “Fetch.AI weekly newsletter #002 – A new website and discussing this week’s events at Fetch”

16. August, 2018

Re: Fetch.AI London meetup – announcing the roadmap & long term plan

The second Fetch.AI meetup session was held in Aldwych House in London yesterday. Fetch’s Chief Technology Officer, Toby Simpson, took to the stage to provide an overview of our development roadmap. Chief Technology Officer Toby Simpson shares Fetch’s development roadmap Summer 2018: New unveiling Timeline Fetch’s new website, which includes a link to sign up … Continue reading “Re: Fetch.AI London meetup – announcing the roadmap & long term plan”

15. August, 2018

Fetch.AI agrees partnership with wi-Q Technologies

We are delighted to announce that the leading experts in mobile ordering in the hospitality sector, wi-Q Technologies, will be collaborating as partners with Fetch.AI. This unique partnership marks the first public roll-out of Fetch’s Autonomous Economic Agents (AEAs). As such, wi-Q Technologies will become the first hospitality technology company to develop its own … Continue reading “Fetch.AI agrees partnership with wi-Q Technologies”

14. August, 2018

What are you working on? Checking in with Josh Croft

I’m Josh; lead Autonomous Economic Agent developer and Head of Community, leading Fetch’s internal public relations team and our burgeoning team of AEA developers. Here’s a brief overview of what I’ve been working on and what I’m up to at the moment. We’ve got a lot of things going on at Fetch and every day … Continue reading “What are you working on? Checking in with Josh Croft”

9. August, 2018

Theoretical physicist Marcin Abram joins Fetch.AI as Machine Learning Scientist

Fetch.AI is growing fast. Today we’re delighted to announce Marcin Abram has joined the company as Machine Learning Scientist. Marcin received an MSc in Physics from Jagiellonian University in Kraków in 2011. He also gained a BSc in Computer Science in 2012 and completed his PhD in Theoretical Physics in 2016. Marcin’s doctoral research explored … Continue reading “Theoretical physicist Marcin Abram joins Fetch.AI as Machine Learning Scientist”

8. August, 2018

Former Sky News producer Chris Atkin joins Fetch as Digital Marketing Coordinator

We’re excited to announce Chris Atkin has become the newest member of Fetch.AI’s burgeoning team. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Politics and Law from the University of Durham, Chris worked for several months in Westminster for the current UK Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP. He later … Continue reading “Former Sky News producer Chris Atkin joins Fetch as Digital Marketing Coordinator”

1. August, 2018

University of Cambridge research associate Frederic Moisan joins Fetch as a Computational Economist

At Fetch.AI, we’re always excited to welcome talented people. Today, we’re thrilled to announce that Frederic Moisan has joined our team as a Computational Economist. Fred has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Toulouse, and training in Computer Engineering. Fred joins us with very successful and diverse academic track record with publications … Continue reading “University of Cambridge research associate Frederic Moisan joins Fetch as a Computational Economist”

31. July, 2018

Nokia Bell Labs blockchain engineer Edward FitzGerald joins the Fetch.AI team

One of the most exciting aspects of the Fetch project has been the coming together of talented individuals and the pooling their wide-ranging skill sets. We are creating a team of people who are passionate about developing Fetch.AI, and helping to shape a new kind of digital economy in the future. Today, we welcome Edward … Continue reading “Nokia Bell Labs blockchain engineer Edward FitzGerald joins the Fetch.AI team”

17. July, 2018

Fetch.AI – A new framework for unlocking the value of data

According the Huawei’s Digital Spillover report published in 2016, the true size of the data first, digital world is about $12.9 trillion or roughly ~18% of global GDP. Unlike the natural resources like oil that drove previous paradigm shifts in the economy, the new resource of data is not truly scarce in nature or geographically … Continue reading “Fetch.AI – A new framework for unlocking the value of data”

18. June, 2018

University of Cambridge AI scientist Richard Dybowski joins Fetch

Please welcome Richard Dybowski, a senior artificial intelligence research scientist and mathematician at the University of Cambridge, to the Fetch team. With over 25 years’ experience in the application of AI to computational chemistry, Richard’s research specialises in the application of AI/ machine learning to several medical fields, including drug discovery, as well as agent-based … Continue reading “University of Cambridge AI scientist Richard Dybowski joins Fetch”

8. June, 2018

Fetch.AI raises $15 million to further develop world’s first smart ledger

See our full press release We are delighted to announce that Fetch.AI has secured $15m in a private round of funding to power our technical development and the deployment of Fetch.AI’s network. The funds will be used to further technical development of Fetch.AI’s massive ‘decentralised digital world’, which provides a home for Autonomous Economic Agents … Continue reading “Fetch.AI raises $15 million to further develop world’s first smart ledger”

25. May, 2018

Former Google developer Katie Lucas joins Fetch.AI team

We’re really excited to welcome a major new talent to our development team. Katie Lucas brings circa 20 years of development experience in languages such as C++, Java and Python. Katie has achieved a great deal in her career, including four years spent with Google where she focused on building privacy infrastructure into Google’s solutions … Continue reading “Former Google developer Katie Lucas joins Fetch.AI team”

9. May, 2018

Unlocking value in the transport ecosystem with Fetch.AI

At Fetch.AI we’re focused on how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can come together in a decentralised network to create truly autonomous systems. That’s why we’re part of the recently-announced MOBI consortium with major automotive companies such as BMW, Ford, GM and Renault. Transport is an ideal use case for Fetch, a complex ecosystem of … Continue reading “Unlocking value in the transport ecosystem with Fetch.AI”

2. May, 2018

We’re joining BMW, Bosch, Ford, GM, Renault, Accenture and IBM in the MOBI consortium

See Press Release: Fetch.AI Joins Leading Automotive Organizations in Consortium to Explore Blockchain Technology for New Mobility Ecosystem We’re excited to announce that Fetch.AI has been invited to join MOBI, a newly created non-profit foundation formed to accelerate adoption and to promote standards in blockchain, distributed ledgers, and related technologies for the benefit of the … Continue reading “We’re joining BMW, Bosch, Ford, GM, Renault, Accenture and IBM in the MOBI consortium”

12. April, 2018

On the evolution of digital economies

Following the release of our technical whitepaper, we felt now was the time to follow-up on some of the economic thinking that also supports our vision. After all, distributed ledger projects aren’t simply technology driven, they’re also economies in their own right. Therefore, the fusion of the two disciplines is critically important in the design … Continue reading “On the evolution of digital economies”

27. March, 2018

Hello. We are Fetch.

Today’s digital world is increasingly sub-optimal and feels oddly, and somewhat ironically, disconnected given how “connected” we now are. It’s full of under-utilised assets: hotel rooms lie empty, cars sit parked and un-used for over 90% of their lives, half-empty shipping containers travel the world, poorly optimised transport infrastructure eats at our sanity and power … Continue reading “Hello. We are Fetch.”

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