Verdict lists the top five most popular tweets on artificial intelligence (AI) in August 2019, based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.

The top tweets were those made by influencers as tracked by GlobalData’s Influencer Platform, which is based on a scientific process that works on pre-defined parameters. Influencers are selected after a deep analysis of the influencer’s relevance, network strength, engagement, and record of leading discussions on new and emerging trends.

1. Evan Kirstel’s tweet about a bike that can be driven automatically using an AI chip.

Username: Evan Kirstel Checking out the new IBM #z15

Twitter handle: @evankirstel

Retweets: 132

Likes: 173

2. Ronald van Loon’s tweet about a Chinese city’s traffic that is controlled by an AI brain

Username: Ronald van Loon @ #Huaweiconnect & #Sibos

Twitter handle: @Ronald_vanLoon

Retweets: 93

Likes: 117

3. Ronald van Loon’s tweet on how augmented intelligence unlocks the intelligence in AI

Username: Ronald van Loon @ #Huaweiconnect & #Sibos

Twitter handle: @Ronald_vanLoon

Retweets: 55

Likes: 66

4. Shakir Mohamed’s tweet about the deep learning Indaba in Nairobi, and the community that helped raise the voice of Africa in AI

Username: Shakir Mohamed

Twitter handle: @shakir_za

Retweets: 42

Likes: 242

5. Christopher Mims’ tweet on whether AI can be used for 24×7 mass surveillance to spot shooters

Username: Christopher Mims

Twitter handle: @mims

Retweets: 45

Likes: 100