“Our goal is to demystify AI,” proclaims the website of Elements of AI, a free online course from the University of Helsinki and the tech firm Reaktor, now available in an increasing range of languages. Our reporter signs up to learn about artificial intelligence and how it affects our lives.
euros invested in Finnish startup companies in 2014
Source: Finnish Venture Capital Association
in the Networked Readiness Index, measuring ability to utilise ICT
Source: Global Information Technology Report
Maria 01, a former hospital recently repurposed as a startup hub, is still growing. We meet three companies: one designs online games specifically for women, another makes an app that trains puppies, and a third is putting bedbugs out of business.
Many Finnish people who are worried about climate change are also doing something about it. Towns and cities across Finland are having success with various strategies in the quest for zero emissions. Even small actions can have a large cumulative effect.
Number of Finns who have won a Nobel Prize