Anthony Butler

Anthony Butler is currently chief technology officer for IBM in the Middle East and Africa. Based in Riyadh, he currently leads the company’s work in emerging technologies, with a specific focus on the application of artificial intelligence, blockchain and metaverse technologies to large national-scale challenges.

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ChatGPT is the ‘Netscape moment’ for artificial intelligence’

It is impossible for anyone to have missed the excitement generated by ChatGPT. Countless articles on the subject have been written, including many by ChatGPT.

May 26, 2023

What’s it like to work and strike deals in the metaverse

In the 1930s, Nobel Prize-winning economist Ronald Coase wrote a seminal essay on the nature of the firm, explaining the reason for the emergence and growth of companies.

October 05, 2022