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Microsoft wants to make Direct Reality VR’s answer to DirectX

Posted in Software on 25th Jun, 2017 02:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Just ahead of Microsoft’s media event prior to E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show) last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality.
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+22

Google to make quantum computer faster than classical computers within 7 months

Posted in Software on 24th Jun, 2017 02:42 PM
by Alex Muller
A quantum computer with approximately 50 qubits will be capable of certain tasks beyond anything the fastest classical computers can do.
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+28

Yale and Oxford researchers say 50% chance AI will outperform humans by 2062

Posted in Software on 24th Jun, 2017 02:15 PM
by Alex Muller
Key findings pointed toward a 50 percent chance that AI will outperform humans in every job in 45 years’ time.
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Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind is partnering with another UK hospital

Posted in Software on 23rd Jun, 2017 12:42 PM
by Alex Muller
DeepMind’s Streams app will help doctors and nurses access patient’s medical data.
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+36

Google can turn an ordinary PC into a deep learning machine

Posted in Software on 22nd Jun, 2017 04:47 AM
by Alex Muller
You can speed up AI training without having to use a supercomputer.
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+48

Vinod Khosla predicts AI will replace human oncologists

Posted in Software on 21st Jun, 2017 05:13 PM
by Alex Muller
“I can’t imagine why a human oncologist would add value, given the amount of data in oncology,”
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+31

Google advances AI with 'one model to learn them all'

Posted in Software on 20th Jun, 2017 12:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Google quietly released an academic paper that could provide a blueprint for the future of machine learning.
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+30

Talla raises $8.3 million to make its HR bot a better listener

Posted in Software on 20th Jun, 2017 12:46 PM
by Alex Muller
What’s interesting about machine learning is these tools and techniques are really going to start to make people more productive, while also improving the user experience.
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+23

Better definitions and metrics around human level AI are needed

Posted in Software on 18th Jun, 2017 12:44 PM
by Alex Muller
IEEE Spectrum asked AI experts about when human level AI will be achieved and as usual there was a massive range of dates from a few years to hundreds of years.
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A.I. will create more jobs that can’t be filled, not mass unemployment, Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt says

Posted in Software on 16th Jun, 2017 04:31 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet's Eric Schmidt strikes a contrary tone to many who've warned of large-scale unemployment.
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+27

Google open-sources mobile-first computer vision models for TensorFlow

Posted in Software on 15th Jun, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
It’s a move by Google to capitalise on a trend of increased local machine learning processing.
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+26

DARPA Is Working to Make AI More Trustworthy

Posted in Software on 13th Jun, 2017 12:42 PM
by Alex Muller
In order to probe the AI mind, DARPA is funding research by Oregon State University that will try to understand the reasoning behind decisions made by AI systems.
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+24

Why Apple is struggling to become an AI powerhouse

Posted in Software on 12th Jun, 2017 04:49 PM
by Alex Muller
AI programming demands a level of data collection and mining that is at odds with Apple's rigorous approach to privacy.
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+23

Robots May Soon Be Able to Reason Like Humans Thanks to Google's DeepMind

Posted in Software on 11th Jun, 2017 07:12 PM
by Alex Muller
The latest player to enter the game is called Relational Networks.
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+34

Researchers decipher how faces are encoded in the brain

Posted in Software on 11th Jun, 2017 07:08 PM
by Alex Muller
Only 205 neurons required per face; findings also have artificial intelligence applications.
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+33

PwC predicts moderate growth for U.S. video games, fast growth for VR and esports

Posted in Software on 8th Jun, 2017 05:50 PM
by Alex Muller
PwC makes integrated forecasts for 17 industry segments across 54 countries for the global entertainment and media markets.
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