David Evans is the President of David A. Evans LLC. He was the founder, president, CEO and chief scientist of JustSystems Evans Research, Inc., and also a chief scientist and director for JustSystems Corp. in Japan. Dr. Evans developed the CLARIT system, which pioneered the use of NLP-based language analysis to support automatic text indexing, retrieval, filtering, categorization, summarization, extraction, and information organization (all within a single process). Today, CLARIT is the core technology in JustSystems's ConceptBase product and has become the leading enterprise knowledge management software suite in Japan (with over 50% market share). In this talk, David looks at these key points...
1. Trust is an emergent property. The answer will not lie in technological tweaks implemented behind a proprietary curtain.
2. The academic and tech communities must take the lead in changing expectations, standards and practices.
3. Academia has a special role, fostering trusted partnerships for open collaboration.
4. mediaX facilitates discovery collaborations between industry and Stanford thought leaders – join us in our new Research Focus exploring key issues in transparency, trust and technology.