One of the key ambitions of The AI Academy is to bring together Education, Research and Real-World Applications of AI in an integrated ecosystem. The balance between these three worlds is a constant effort for us in all our activities and initiatives.
Recognizing the different mindsets and objectives that drive people living primirely into one of these worlds is the first step towards narrowing the gaps. The second is to identify attitudes and actions necessary to bring these worlds together. I think the team at AirBnB have nailed it with this article: