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Alphabet is training law enforcement on how to handle self-driving car crashes

Posted in Software on 16th Oct, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet’s self driving car division Waymo has been testing its fleet of robot cars in four states across the US.
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+25

Is funding surge a sign of impending breakthroughs in AI and Quantum Computing?

Posted in Software on 15th Oct, 2017 03:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, machine learning, and deep learning have been hot for a few years.
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+23

Google pledges $1 billion to prepare workers for automation

Posted in Software on 14th Oct, 2017 04:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The 'Grow with Google' initiative can help people adapt with the changing nature of jobs.
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+23

Upcoming Bitcoin and Ethereum hard forks to implement software upgrades

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
A crypto-currency hard fork is a software upgrade that introduces a new rule to the network that isn’t compatible with the older software.
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+27

Alibaba to Spend $15 Billion on Moonshot projects with AI and Quantum Computer focus

Posted in Software on 12th Oct, 2017 09:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba will more than double research and development spending to $15 billion over the next 3 years.
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+26

Mark Zuckerberg: We want to get 1 billion people in virtual reality

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2017 07:51 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the key ways Facebook will get there is through the Oculus Go, a wireless VR headset that will sell for just $200.
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+33

This supercomputer can detect brain tumours

Posted in Software on 10th Oct, 2017 03:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have trained a supercomputer to automatically detect brain tumours from scans with 90% accuracy.
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+25

Google Reveals Blueprint for Quantum Supremacy

Posted in Software on 6th Oct, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The ability of quantum machines to outperform classical computers is called quantum supremacy. Now Google says it has this goal firmly in its sights.
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+40

Microsoft acquires financially troubled social virtual reality app AltspaceVR

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2017 12:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The VR networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms to play games, watch videos and attend events.
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+27

Google's A.I. has nearly twice the IQ of Siri, study says; but a six-year-old child is smarter than both

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2017 12:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Google's 2016 AI IQ score was considerably higher than it was in 2014.
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+31

AI will eliminate 1.8M jobs but create 2.3M by 2020, claims Gartner

Posted in Software on 3rd Oct, 2017 10:01 AM
by Alex Muller
AI will augment workers and be a 'net job creator' by 2020 according to new research, which Gartner touted.
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+47

IBM Watson AI for diagnosing and treating cancer

Posted in Software on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:29 PM
by Alex Muller
IBM Watson for Oncology uses the latest deep learning techniques to provide clinicians worldwide with evidence-based treatment plans.
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+35

Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2017 01:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued operating licenses to a total 11 bitcoin exchanges.
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+31

How Close Is The Dream of Conversational Machines?

Posted in Software on 28th Sep, 2017 07:27 PM
by Alex Muller
The gauntlet was thrown down in 1950 and, so far, no computer program has managed to pass the Turing test.
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+28

Bill Gates and Satya Nadella disagree with Elon Musk about an imminent AI threat

Posted in Software on 26th Sep, 2017 11:17 PM
by Alex Muller
The so-called control problem that Elon Musk is worried about isn’t something that people should feel is imminent.
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+21

Chinese Millionaire To Set Up Artificial Intelligence Lab In Haifa

Posted in Software on 25th Sep, 2017 07:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Zong Qinghou, the CEO of one of China’s largest companies, will provide the AI center with at least $10 million over five years.
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