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Ray Kurzweil is building a chatbot for Google

Posted in Software on 28th May, 2016 07:34 PM
by AlexMuller
At a recent exponential technology conference Kurzweil says he and his team at Google are building a chatbot, and that it will be released sometime later this year.
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+38

Google defeats Oracle in Java code copyright case

Posted in Software on 27th May, 2016 01:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Google uses Java in its Android smartphone operating system which powers about 80% of the world's mobile devices.
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+37

China plans to expand artificial intelligence products market to $15 billion

Posted in Software on 26th May, 2016 01:29 PM
by AlexMuller
China will speed up the development of its AI sector and create a market worth more than $15.26 billion over the next three years.
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+55

SoftBank's humanoid robot Pepper is getting a job at Pizza Hut

Posted in Software on 25th May, 2016 10:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Pizza Hut Asia and MasterCard are partnering to bring Pepper robot to restaurants by the end of 2016.
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+47

Google’s summer plan: To become the OS of your life

Posted in Software on 24th May, 2016 11:54 AM
by AlexMuller
By leveraging AI and natural interaction, Google intends to be the OS of your life
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+33

Carnigie Mellon will host its first Neurohackathon to solve human brain research goals

Posted in Software on 22nd May, 2016 11:52 AM
by AlexMuller
'Getting these smart and creative young minds to look at neural data will bring 21st century tools and ideas to brain science research'
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+53

Update for Oculus Rift won't let you port exclusive games to Vive

Posted in Software on 22nd May, 2016 11:32 AM
by AlexMuller
VR fans are showing their frustration at Facebook's anti-consumer business practices.
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+24

Google Thinks You’re Ready to Converse with Computers

Posted in Software on 20th May, 2016 11:18 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Assistant will be launched in the company’s mobile search apps, installed on more than a billion smartphones.
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+41

SoftBank is opening its humanoid robot Pepper to Android developers

Posted in Software on 20th May, 2016 10:45 AM
by AlexMuller
At Google I/O, Softbank announced it was opening a new Android developer portal enabling custom applications to extend Pepper's capabilities ahead of the US launch.
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+34

Daydream is Google’s Android-powered VR platform

Posted in Software on 19th May, 2016 02:00 AM
by AlexMuller
After months of speculation, Google is diving deeper into VR. Today at its I/O keynote, the company announced Daydream, a VR platform built on top of Android N.
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+24

Google will reportedly soon to annouce a standalone Android VR headset

Posted in Software on 16th May, 2016 03:25 PM
by AlexMuller
We believe that the headset will be 'less powerful than the Vive or Rift,' which given its standalone mobile nature is no surprise.
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Google to Developers: Here's How to Stop Making Dumb Chatbots

Posted in Software on 15th May, 2016 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Understanding language is incredibly difficult for computers because language is often ambiguous.
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+28

Should we use smartphone apps to treat depression and anxiety?

Posted in Software on 14th May, 2016 09:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have looked to gain some concrete information as to how helpful an app can be for patients tackling anxiety and/or depression.
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+37

Google open-sources SyntaxNet, natural-language understanding for TensorFlow

Posted in Software on 13th May, 2016 10:18 PM
by AlexMuller
Google uses deep learning for image recognition and speech recognition, and now it’s showing gains in language understanding.
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+27

These Five Exponential Trends Are Accelerating Robotics

Posted in Software on 12th May, 2016 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Five exponential trends are shaping and accelerating the future of the robotics industry.
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+36

One Million virtual reality fans use Samsung's Gear VR

Posted in Software on 12th May, 2016 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
We've yet to see similar acceptance for Oculus's flagship VR headset: the Oculus Rift. Its high price along with shipment problems may offer more friction in terms of adoption.
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