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How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Posted in Online on 14th Dec, 2013 12:44 AM
by AlexMuller
Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.

An AI Chip to Help Computers Understand Images

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jan, 2014 01:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Hardware designed specifically to run complex neural networks could let personal devices make sense of the world.

With Emotion Recognition Algorithms, Computers Know What You're Thinking

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2014 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Algorithms that can read human emotions to maximize advertising and market research campaigns.

Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company DeepMind

Posted in Software on 27th Jan, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
The tech website Recode reported that Google paid $400 million for the startup based in London. DeepMind describes itself as a "cutting edge artificial intelligence company".

Google’s Grand Plan to Make Your Brain Irrelevant

Posted in Software on 29th Jan, 2014 04:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is on a shopping spree, buying startup after startup to push its business into the future.

Is Google Cornering the Market on Deep Learning?

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2014 01:51 AM
by AlexMuller
A cutting-edge corner of science is being wooed by Silicon Valley, to the dismay of some academics.

New AI lets your smartphone identify objects

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Mar, 2014 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
The Purdue team developed new software and hardware and showed how a smartphone could run deep learning on its own.

Artificial Intelligence startup Vicarious grabs $40M from Zuckerberg, Musk, Kutcher

Posted in Business on 22nd Mar, 2014 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Vicarious, a company that produces artificial-intelligence technology, has closed a fresh $40 million round of funding.

AI expert predicts half of web searches will soon be speech and images

Posted in Software on 21st Sep, 2014 02:51 AM
by PlanetTech
We might depend on additional interfaces to find information, namely by speaking and by taking pictures of the things around us.

Are we closer to AI?

Posted in Business on 30th Oct, 2014 10:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Google's New Computer With Human-Like Learning Abilities Will Program Itself.

Climbing The Mountain: The long foggy race to General-Purpose Superintelligence

Posted in Reviews on 10th Dec, 2014 10:24 PM
by AlexMuller
An explosion will take place in AI investments. Deep learning is the first step.

Baidu image recognition has fewer errors than Google and is claimed to be close to human level

Posted in Software on 18th Jan, 2015 07:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Baidu has a state -of-the-art image recognition system, Deep Image, developed using end-to-end deep learning.

Deep learning startup Clarifai offers video analysis

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2015 06:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A startup with a service for recognizing images, today introduced a pretty nifty new capability. Now their technology can quickly point out the things that appear in videos.

The age of superhuman visual comprehension:

Posted in Reviews on 4th Feb, 2015 09:29 PM
by AlexMuller
What could we do with superhuman computer visual understanding driven by advances in deep learning?

Microsoft researchers say their newest deep learning system beats humans, and Google

Posted in Software on 11th Feb, 2015 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The AI got a 4.94 error rate for image classification in the ImageNet data set compared with a 5.1 percent error rate for humans.

Deep Learning is About to Go Mainstream

Posted in Business on 24th Feb, 2015 11:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Artificial intelligence technology is increasingly being embedded into other systems from marketing, to health applications and the list continues to expand.

How machine learning will fuel huge innovation over the next 5 years

Posted in Business on 28th Feb, 2015 09:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Machine learning is coming into a golden age, and with it we’re seeing an awakening of possibilities formerly reserved for science fiction.

Google expert explains why deep-learning neural nets are hot in everything from games to recognizing cats

Posted in Software on 19th Mar, 2015 08:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The revitalized category of 'deep-learning neural networks' is making huge progress.

AI guru Ng: Fearing a rise of killer robots is like worrying about overpopulation on Mars

Posted in Software on 20th Mar, 2015 08:19 PM
by AlexMuller
'There's also a lot of hype, that AI will create evil robots with super-intelligence. That's an unnecessary distraction.'

MIT deep-learning system autonomously learns to identify objects

Posted in Software on 15th May, 2015 06:00 PM
by AlexMuller
A deep-learning system designed to recognize and classify scenes has also learned how to recognize individual objects.

PlanetTech News interviews Calum Chace, Science Fiction Author, on the future of artificial intelligence

Posted in Interviews on 16th May, 2015 11:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Calum Chace has done considerable research into the issues surrounding AI, in particular superintelligence, for his novel Pandora's Brain.

Wolfram launches online computer vision system

Posted in Software on 17th May, 2015 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The deep learning system will get better with experience, so test out it's current abilities for yourself

Google moves to develop machines with human-like intelligence

Posted in Software on 21st May, 2015 08:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Hinton believes that thought vectors will crack two of the central challenges in AI: mastering conversational language, and the ability to make leaps of logic.

Robots master skills with 'deep learning' technique

Posted in Hardware on 24th May, 2015 08:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed new algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks by trial and error, using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn.

Google says its speech recognition has now an 8% error rate

Posted in Software on 29th May, 2015 05:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Google today announced its advancements in deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence, for key processes like image recognition and speech recognition.

Deep Learning Catches On in New Industries, from Fashion to Finance

Posted in Business on 1st Jun, 2015 06:49 PM
by AlexMuller
A brain like machine learning technique that has already given computers an eerie ability to recognize speech and categorize images is now creeping into many industries.

Deep Learning System Beats Humans in IQ Test

Posted in Software on 13th Jun, 2015 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Computers have never been good at answering the type of verbal reasoning questions found in IQ tests. Now a deep learning machine unveiled in China is changing that.

Opinion: Robots and Artificial Intelligence Will Erase Jobs in Nearly Every Industry

Posted in Business on 8th Jul, 2015 10:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Vivek Wadhwa describes the technology advances that are happening now, which will bear fruit in the 2020s.

Biggest Neural Network Ever Pushes AI Deep Learning

Posted in Software on 10th Jul, 2015 12:01 AM
by AlexMuller
A cognitive computing company announced that it has trained a neural network consisting of 160 billion parameters, more than 10 times previous neural networks.

Computers can now know what we’re doing

Posted in Software on 19th Jul, 2015 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
We dont have fully human-like artificial intelligence just yet, but we're steadily teaching computers how to see, read, and understand our world in complex ways.

Why it's time to prepare for a world where machines can do your job

Posted in Business on 5th Aug, 2015 11:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Changes in employment patterns are on the way as artificial intelligence takes on many routine, repetitive tasks currently performed by people.

Google Research Boosts Deep Learning Detection with GPUs

Posted in Hardware on 14th Aug, 2015 10:40 PM
by AlexMuller
An emerging market is exploding in deep learning and computer vision with companies continuing to push the processing speed and complexity envelope.

IBM Introduces Researchers To Their Artificial Brain

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2015 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
By stringing chips together researchers can build an artificial neural network. The version that IBM just debuted is roughly equivalent to the computing capacity of a rat's brain.

PlanetTech interviews Michael Stewart, founder, chairman & CEO of Lucid AI

Posted in Interviews on 21st Aug, 2015 11:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Lucid is an Artificial Intelligence company that is developing the causal reasoning system Cyc to solve complex business problems.

Deep learning neural networks are looking to take over art and design jobs

Posted in Software on 29th Aug, 2015 10:22 PM
by AlexMuller
A deep neural network system can create artistic images that look like they could have been created by famous artists.

The ongoing struggle to define artificial intelligence

Posted in Hardware on 5th Sep, 2015 08:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Having a usable definition of AI is vital for any regulation and governance of the technology because laws and policies simply will not operate without one.

'Deep learning' reveals unexpected genetic roots of cancers, autism and other disorders

Posted in Software on 27th Sep, 2015 08:28 PM
by AlexMuller
Since the genome was sequenced, scientists have struggled to answer the question: Which DNA mutations cause disease?

Apple reportedly buys secretive deep learning startup Perceptio

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2015 01:26 PM
by AlexMuller
The news comes just three days after a report that Apple had bought another artificial intelligence startup, VocalIQ.

Inside Google's Efforts to Create a General-Purpose Robot

Posted in Hardware on 8th Oct, 2015 01:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Behind the scenes, the company is laying the groundwork for intelligent, multipurpose robots.

Google Doubles Down On AI In Europe As It Takes A Stake In DFKI Research Center In Germany

Posted in Software on 9th Oct, 2015 10:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has been investing in building out its artificial intelligence, deep learning and robotics capabilities.

IBM Making Plans to Commercialize Its Brain-Inspired Computer Chip Hardware

Posted in Hardware on 17th Oct, 2015 12:54 AM
by AlexMuller
Phones and other compact devices with silicon neurons and synapses inside could be much more useful.

Deep Learning Researchers Create System that Annotates Video

Posted in Software on 29th Oct, 2015 11:17 AM
by AlexMuller
"The experiments show that our approach is able to generate multiple sentences or a paragraph for a long video and achieves the state-of-the-art results"

Google's neural network wants to compose email responses for you

Posted in Software on 4th Nov, 2015 10:41 AM
by AlexMuller
The system will use a deep neural network to analyze incoming emails for what information is required to form an appropriate response, and to propose likely replies.

I’m going to make artificial intelligence that predicts what happens in videos

Posted in Software on 10th Nov, 2015 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Yann Lecun, Facebook's director of AI, reveals his ideas for the future of AI in an interview with New Scientist.

Exponential Medicine: AI Better Than Your Doctor at Finding Cancer

Posted in Software on 13th Nov, 2015 05:05 PM
by AlexMuller
'If you detect cancer early, your probability of survival is 10 times higher.'

Descartes Labs raises $5M for AI agricultural predictions

Posted in Software on 18th Nov, 2015 06:02 PM
by AlexMuller
Using deep learning technology, Descartes Labs claims that it can make more accurate predictions than the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Google's Open-Sourcing Of TensorFlow Shows AI’s Future Is Data

Posted in Business on 25th Nov, 2015 07:26 PM
by AlexMuller
We finally have the enormous amounts of computing power and data needed to make deep learning AI viable.

Artificial intelligence in healthcare to replace jobs

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2015 09:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Technological innovations not only reinforce change but they also transform the future of industries, whether we like it or not

Baidu Announces Major Advances in Speech Recognition Using Neural Networks

Posted in Software on 10th Dec, 2015 07:33 PM
by AlexMuller
The algorithm is now able to handle a diverse variety of speech including noisy environments, accents and different languages.

Computers are getting closer to copying the way humans learn

Posted in Software on 11th Dec, 2015 05:19 PM
by AlexMuller
A lot of work in machine learning, which is how we tackle AI, is centered around how to best represent objects and ideas so computers can understand them.

Sam Altman, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and others commit $1B to nonprofit artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI

Posted in Software on 12th Dec, 2015 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
'The research will focus on positive human impact.'

MIT scientists create algorithm that can make photographs more memorable

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2015 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The alogrithm can predict photo memorability at "near-human" levels

7 trends for artificial intelligence in 2016: 'Like 2015 on steroids'

Posted in Software on 21st Dec, 2015 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Its that time of the year again for predictions; TechRepublic caught up with some names in AI research to predict the year ahead:

Eric Schmidt: AI should have verification systems to avoid 'undesirable outcomes'

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Dec, 2015 08:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Schmidt calls for the makers of AIs to follow three guiding principles:

5 deep learning startups to watch out for in 2016

Posted in Software on 25th Dec, 2015 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
There have been been many developments in deep learning AI, and even the establishment of a nonprofit research lab backed by the likes of Elon Musk and Peter Thiel.

How brain architecture relates to consciousness and abstract thought

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2015 09:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Could lead to better ways to identify and treat brain diseases and to new learning AI systems.

Jurgen Schmidhuber Explains the Big Expectations of AI

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2016 09:51 PM
by AlexMuller
'we can probably expect that once we have animal level AI, very soon afterwards we will have something like human-level AI and its not going to stop there.'

Google launches a deep learning course on Udacity

Posted in Online on 22nd Jan, 2016 10:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Deep learning is an increasingly popular type of artificial intelligence which involves training artificial neural networks on lots of data.

Next Big Test for AI: Making Sense of the World

Posted in Software on 26th Jan, 2016 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
A new database will gauge progress in artificial intelligence, as computers try to grasp what’s going on in scenes shown in photographs.

Google achieves AI 'breakthrough' by beating the European Go champion

Posted in Software on 28th Jan, 2016 12:36 PM
by AlexMuller
The exciting aspect is not only how complicated the game is but also is how it trained itself to get better and can play many other games.

An evolutionary approach to AI learning

Posted in Software on 2nd Feb, 2016 05:47 PM
by AlexMuller
AI guru Nick Bostrom highlights the crucial importance of the goal setting process when building a superintelligence.

Will AI Investors Outsmart the Market?

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2016 08:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Deep learning could be good 'for extracting hidden trends, information, and relationships'.

Better Brain Imaging Could Show Computers a Smarter Way to Learn

Posted in Science on 5th Feb, 2016 06:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Using cutting-edge imaging to study the inner workings of our brains could lead to more powerful and useful machine-learning algorithms.

Google deep learning AI software finds its way through a 3D maze by 'sight'

Posted in Software on 6th Feb, 2016 09:02 PM
by AlexMuller
We're one step closer to AI machines that can navigate the real world as humans do.

Artificial Intelligence in Business: 10 Important Statistics

Posted in Business on 8th Feb, 2016 02:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly growing trend in the business world.

When machines can do any job, what will humans do?

Posted in Business on 15th Feb, 2016 05:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi expects that within 30 years, machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.

Where Artificial Intelligence Is Now and What’s Just Around the Corner

Posted in Hardware on 16th Feb, 2016 08:01 PM
by AlexMuller
'For 50 years, we've ideated about this idea of AI. But it's only been in the last few years that we've seen a fundamental transformation in this technology.'

Google’s DeepMind AI group unveils health care ambitions

Posted in Medicine on 25th Feb, 2016 11:18 AM
by AlexMuller
In collaboration with the latter group, Google DeepMind built a mobile app called Streams that doctors and nurses can use to diagnose acute kidney injury.

Google AI doesn't need geotags to figure out a photo's location

Posted in Software on 26th Feb, 2016 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
The new deep-learning program churns through millions of photos to determine the best match.

AI learns to understand and predict human behaviour by reading our fiction

Posted in Software on 29th Feb, 2016 11:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed a novel means of teaching artificial intelligence how to predict human responses to actions and events.

Deep learning helps robots perfect complex tasks and skills

Posted in Software on 9th Mar, 2016 03:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The new use of deep-reinforcement learning strategy opens the way for training robots to carry out increasingly complex tasks, such as housework.

Google's AlphaGo AI defeats human in first game of Go contest

Posted in Software on 9th Mar, 2016 04:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Lee Sedol expressed surprise at his opponent’s strong performance. “I didn’t know AlphaGo would play such a perfect game,” he said.

AI 'should be used to give children one-on-one tutoring'

Posted in Software on 11th Mar, 2016 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Academics argue AI could radically transform our education system for the better, but is being held back by funding.

Artificial intelligence: Google's AlphaGo beats Go master Lee Sedol

Posted in Software on 12th Mar, 2016 08:29 PM
by AlexMuller
A computer program has beaten a master Go player 3-0 in a best-of-five competition, in what is seen as a landmark for AI.

Facebook is donating servers to speed up Artificial Intelligence research

Posted in Software on 14th Mar, 2016 05:11 PM
by AlexMuller
The big tech companies investing in AI research, as studies suggest that the impact of AI over the next decades will be enormous.

Google's DeepMind finishes historic Go contest with a 4-1 victory

Posted in Software on 15th Mar, 2016 05:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Hassabis has frequently expressed interest in creating a 'robot scientist', and this victory marks one of the early stages of that quest.

South Korean government announces nearly $1 billion in AI funding

Posted in Software on 17th Mar, 2016 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
SK announced it would spend 1T won (US$840 million) by 2020 to forward AI. It seems that everyone wants to get in on the AI revolution.

Exploring the risks of artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 21st Mar, 2016 10:49 AM
by AlexMuller
'Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten.'

The race is on to develop and control Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2016 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
The tech industry’s biggest companies, like Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Facebook, are jockeying to become the go-to platform for A.I.

IBM wants to accelerate AI learning with new processor tech

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2016 12:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Resistive chips could speed up neural network training 30,000 times.

Lawrence Livermore National Lab and IBM build brain-inspired computer

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2016 09:13 AM
by AlexMuller
The project is focusing on cognitive AI tasks such as pattern recognition and sensory processing.

Paul Allen doubles down on artificial intelligence research in Seattle

Posted in Software on 2nd Apr, 2016 08:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Allen's AI2 project is attempting a much bigger challenge than Go; teaching a computer to be a mastermind in all disciplines of science.

Nvidia CEO bets big on deep learning and VR

Posted in Business on 6th Apr, 2016 02:05 PM
by AlexMuller
'VR is not just a new gadget,' he said. 'It’s a brand new computing platform. It is changing how we design and experience products.'

The Curtains Will Peel Back on Viv Next Month

Posted in Online on 10th Apr, 2016 06:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Viv expands on the work of Siri with a powerful conversational interface that can be used for much more than finding out the weather forecast, or launching an app.

Google is about to supercharge its Tensorflow open source AI

Posted in Business on 15th Apr, 2016 06:36 PM
by AlexMuller
TensorFlow was among the 6 open source projects that received the most attention from developers in all of 2015, even though it was only released in November.

OpenAI launches Gym, a toolkit for testing learning algorithms

Posted in Software on 28th Apr, 2016 12:05 PM
by AlexMuller
OpenAI, the nonprofit artificial intelligence research company established last year with backing from several Silicon Valley figures, today announced its first product:

Google looks to the future: Go big on artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 29th Apr, 2016 07:00 PM
by AlexMuller
In his first-ever letter to shareholders, Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the next wave of computing is all about machine learning.

Deep neural networks that identify shapes nearly as well as humans

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2016 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
'we’re on the right track in developing machines with a visual system and vocabulary as flexible and versatile as ours.'

More on the OpenAI "Robot Gym" for Artificial Intelligence Training

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2016 04:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Elon Musk has developed a $1 billion-program "Robot Gym" to train AI. He says he wanted the robots to be as versatile as humans when it comes to thinking.

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.

Tech CEOs Declare This the Era of Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Business on 3rd Jun, 2016 10:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Top tech executives repeatedly said that artificial intelligence (AI) was on the verge of changing everyday life at the Recode conference this week.

Google considers making a "big red button" to stop dangerous AI

Posted in Software on 4th Jun, 2016 07:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Google in conjunction with The Future of Humanity Institute, has released a study that determines how we would stop an AI if it were to go rogue.

Google's AlphaGo Will Now Compete Against World's Best Go Player

Posted in Games on 6th Jun, 2016 06:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Though Ke is currently the world number one after beating Sedol to the title earlier this year, Sedol noted for his greater experience.

Stanford AI achieves 72-75.8% accuracy in understanding news articles

Posted in Software on 22nd Jun, 2016 10:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Enabling a computer to understand a document so that it can answer comprehension questions is a central goal of language processing.

Why Google DeepMind wants your medical records

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2016 01:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Google's DeepMind has moved on from playing Go to more serious matters - attempting to solve some of the world's biggest health problems.

Intel acquires deep learning startup Nervana for more than $350 million

Posted in Hardware on 10th Aug, 2016 07:28 PM
by AlexMuller
This move represents a clear signal that Intel is determined to gain ground in the world of A.I.

Why is now the time for artificial intelligence?

Posted in Science on 13th Aug, 2016 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
A.I. has been on the cusp of the mainstream for the past 40 years, but 2016 is the year it’s become a buzzword.

The first 5 A.I. 'employees' you will hire

Posted in Business on 16th Aug, 2016 05:32 PM
by AlexMuller
AIs will shake up entire markets, and it all starts with employees.

Elon Musk's OpenAI continues to poach talent

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2016 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Since announced in December 2015, Elon Musk and Sam Altman's OpenAI has recruited some of the foremost names in modern artificial intelligence research.

Intel Bets Big on Deep Learning

Posted in Software on 19th Aug, 2016 08:54 PM
by AlexMuller
In a deal rivaling Google's acquisition of DeepMind, Intel has agreed to acquire Nervana Systems, a company that specializes in deep learning technology.

AI to explain its conclusions and its reasoning to humans

Posted in Software on 19th Aug, 2016 09:16 PM
by AlexMuller
AI systems offer tremendous benefits, but their effectiveness would be limited by a machine's inability to explain its decisions and actions to humans.

Machine Learning is the engine that will drive Google's Future

Posted in Business on 26th Aug, 2016 05:15 PM
by AlexMuller
More than 100 teams are currently using machine learning at Google.

Artificial Intelligence will chomp down a chunk of India’s present knowledge economy

Posted in Software on 28th Aug, 2016 12:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Artificial intelligence (AI) is capable of taking on tasks that require analytical skills.

Expert calls for long-term blueprint for China's AI industry

Posted in Hardware on 30th Aug, 2016 07:15 PM
by AlexMuller
In 2015, the global AI market stood at $127 billion, Tan said, adding the figure is predicted to reach $165 billion this year and to exceed $200 billion in 2018.

Researchers discover machines can learn by simply observing

Posted in Hardware on 31st Aug, 2016 10:01 PM
by AlexMuller
It is now possible for machines to learn how natural or artificial systems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for.

7 Key Factors Driving the Artificial Intelligence Revolution

Posted in Business on 31st Aug, 2016 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Jacobstein imagines in a future in which there's a symbiosis between human and machine intelligence.

Will chatbots ever hold a 'real' conversation?

Posted in Business on 3rd Sep, 2016 04:14 AM
by AlexMuller
The biggest question seems to be whether chatbots can be useful enough to convincingly replace a complex human conversation.

Stressed? We're teaching computers to help handle our feelings

Posted in Software on 6th Sep, 2016 03:33 AM
by AlexMuller
A program that aims to deliver the right words at the right time

IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence XPRIZE -Using AI in new ways to solve the World's biggest problems

Posted in Software on 8th Sep, 2016 02:31 PM
by AlexMuller
The goal is also to accelerate the understanding and adoption of AI’s most promising breakthroughs.

Google is making it harder to pick out fake voices

Posted in Business on 10th Sep, 2016 10:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Robotic human speech is becoming less robotic and more human.

AI will eliminate 6 percent of US jobs in five years, says report

Posted in Business on 14th Sep, 2016 10:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Within 5 years AI will eliminate many positions in customer service, trucking and taxi services, amounting to 6 percent of jobs, according to a Forrester report.

Google, Facebook, Amazon join forces on future of AI

Posted in Software on 29th Sep, 2016 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's biggest technology companies are joining forces to consider the future of artificial intelligence.

OK, Google - who will win the AI wars?

Posted in Software on 8th Oct, 2016 05:54 AM
by AlexMuller
"We're moving from a mobile first to an AI-first world."

Why Google Assistant is smarter than Alexa

Posted in Online on 10th Oct, 2016 11:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has spent the last 18 years parsing the data for search queries.

In quest for better AI, tech behemoths gobble up smaller companies

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2016 09:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Alphabet's Google and iPhone maker Apple have been quietly snapping up dozens of artificial intelligence companies over the last five years.

DeepMind Unleashes Another AI Breakthrough

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2016 02:10 PM
by AlexMuller
The system can learn from examples like neural networks, but they can also store complex data like computers.

China Has Overtaken the U.S. In AI Research

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2016 09:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Lagging behind in AI research could put the U.S. at a disadvantage if other countries get the opportunity to dictate how the technology is used.

SARA seeks to give artificial intelligence people skills

Posted in Software on 16th Oct, 2016 09:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Using cameras and a microphone, the Socially Aware Robot Assistant is able to not only listen to your queries but take in how you are feeling about the interaction.

Google has more than 1,000 AI projects in the works

Posted in Business on 20th Oct, 2016 02:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has more than 1,000 deep-learning projects in every major product category, including search, maps, translation, and cars.

The AI Conversation Has Exploded This Decade With Big Advances

Posted in Software on 27th Oct, 2016 04:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Discussion of AI has skyrocketed since the end of the last decade, according to a new analysis looking at public perception of the technology.

Google’s neural networks invent their own encryption

Posted in Business on 29th Oct, 2016 12:13 AM
by AlexMuller
A team from Google Brain, Google’s deep learning project, has shown that machines can learn how to protect their messages from prying eyes.

New technique reveals the basis for machine-learning systems’ decisions

Posted in Science on 1st Nov, 2016 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
MIT researchers have developed a method to determine the rationale for predictions by neural networks, which loosely mimic the human brain.

Why investors are throwing heaps of money at machine learning

Posted in Business on 7th Nov, 2016 01:47 PM
by AlexMuller
The more they learn, the smarter they get and the more they’re going to utterly disrupt the economics of the world as we know it.

DeepMind's AI Can Now Recognize Something After Seeing It Only Once

Posted in Software on 8th Nov, 2016 12:38 PM
by AlexMuller
A new deep-learning algorithm called 'one-shot learning' lets their AI system recognise objects from a single example.

Google DeepMind’s AI learns to play with physical objects

Posted in Software on 12th Nov, 2016 04:22 PM
by AlexMuller
DeepMind has trained an AI to learn about the physical properties of objects by interacting with them in two different virtual environments.

AI Predictions of Court Rulings are Surprisingly Accurate

Posted in Software on 14th Nov, 2016 12:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed AI systems reportedly capable of predicting European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judicial decisions of the with 79% accuracy.

Microsoft partners with Elon Musk-backed AI non-profit

Posted in Business on 16th Nov, 2016 12:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The research project will run experiments on Azure's cloud-based virtual machines.

Intel aims to deliver 100X increase in deep learning training

Posted in Hardware on 27th Nov, 2016 10:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Last week at SC16, Intel revealed its product roadmap for embedding its processors with key capabilities and attributes needed to take artificial intelligence (AI) to the next level.

New neural-network algorithm learns directly from human instructions instead of examples

Posted in Software on 28th Nov, 2016 02:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Humans conventionally teach neural networks by providing labelled data and asking the network to make decisions based on the samples.

Elon Musk’s OpenAI is Using Reddit to Teach An Artificial Intelligence How to Speak

Posted in Software on 5th Dec, 2016 03:28 PM
by AlexMuller
The supercomputer will tackle the most difficult challenges facing the artificial intelligence industry.

Cray and Microsoft accelerate deep learning training to minutes instead of weeks

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2016 02:35 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of researchers have been working on a project to speed up the use of deep learning algorithms on supercomputers.

$160 billion hedge fund wants Artificial intelligence software to make 75% of all management decisions by 2022

Posted in Software on 27th Dec, 2016 06:26 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's largest hedge fund wants to automate the management of the firm.

2017 will be big year for AI thanks to tech giants

Posted in Business on 30th Dec, 2016 06:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Leading tech companies drove the evolution of artificial intelligence in 2016, and Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are all expected to push AI much further in 2017.

How Artificial Intelligence will help knowledge workers

Posted in Software on 1st Jan, 2017 07:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Will you still be doing your job in 5-10 years or will a robot do it for you?

AI to Reach $47 Billion by 2020

Posted in Online on 4th Jan, 2017 06:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Cognitive systems are driving $8 billion in revenue in 2016, and the space, which includes AI and machine learning, is slated to become a $47 billion industry by 2020.

Poker Is The Latest Game To Fall To Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Software on 14th Jan, 2017 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
In yet another major milestone in the development of artificial intelligence, a poker playing algorithm has bested a large number of human pros.

In 2017, China Is Doubling Down on artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2017 06:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The country's Internet giants are focusing on AI research, and domestic venture capital funding is pouring into the field.

AI performs better than 75 percent of American adults on visual intelligence test

Posted in Software on 24th Jan, 2017 03:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Could shrink the gap between computer and human cognition.

An AI Law Firm Wants to 'Automate the Entire Legal World'

Posted in Business on 30th Jan, 2017 06:29 PM
by Megan Ray Nichols
Unchanged for the past hundred years, the legal industry now faces its turn to be automatized.

Artificial intelligence software program beats humans in poker game

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2017 07:13 PM
by AlexMuller
A poker-playing AI has beaten four human players in a marathon match lasting 20 days.

90% of Government Admins Could Be Replaced With Chatbots, Says Thinktank

Posted in Software on 6th Feb, 2017 04:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Public services should deliver outcomes that matter to users, and meet expectations of interacting via technology.

3 common jobs AI will augment or displace

Posted in Business on 8th Feb, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Many of the jobs that will be automated are the same jobs companies have been outsourcing for years:

China’s first 'deep learning lab' intensifies challenge to US in AI race

Posted in Software on 22nd Feb, 2017 10:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Search giant Baidu to head up research platform to develop technology that mimics human thought.

Artificial Intelligence To Streamline Commercial Business

Posted in Business on 27th Feb, 2017 02:13 AM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence develops more and more each year, promising to redefine the way we live, move and work.

2017 could see China dominate in artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 1st Mar, 2017 06:44 PM
by Alex Muller
While top-level AI experts are still from North American and the UK, over 40% of the leading AI research papers in the world are published in Chinese.

5 tech firms racing to invest in AI startups

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2017 03:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Through massive investments in artificial intelligence (AI) startups, the world’s leading tech firms are racing to create markets to transform the economic landscape.

China: Artificial intelligence given priority development status

Posted in Software on 18th Mar, 2017 07:17 AM
by Alex Muller
One analyst now projecting industry in China to grow by more than 50 per cent in value to US$5.5 billion by 2018.

AI to dominate banking, says report

Posted in Software on 29th Mar, 2017 09:20 AM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence will be the main way that banks interact with their customers within the next three years, a report from consultancy Accenture has suggested.

Canadian government backs a $150 million AI institute

Posted in Software on 30th Mar, 2017 03:54 PM
by Alex Muller
AI has been touted as an emerging technology with potential to transform industries from healthcare and manufacturing to financial services.

Tech Giants Grapple with the Ethical Concerns Raised by the AI Boom

Posted in Software on 31st Mar, 2017 08:06 AM
by Alex Muller
'We’re here at an inflection point for AI, We have an ethical imperative to harness AI to protect and preserve over time.'

How AI Is Like Electricity, and Why That Matters

Posted in Software on 4th Apr, 2017 12:37 PM
by Alex Muller
AI is already playing an active role in our day-to-day lives, and its capabilities are only going to increase from here on out.

Artificial Intelligence is Completely Transforming Modern Healthcare

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The introduction of deep learning systems is only possible by powerful computing capabilities; capabilities that Nvidia has made possible with their graphic processors.

Carnegie Mellon University AI beats top Chinese poker players

Posted in Software on 12th Apr, 2017 01:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The CMU AI beat four top poker professionals during a 20-day, 120,000-hand Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em competition in January in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Artificial Intelligence: China Reports Progress Made in AI Applications

Posted in Software on 17th Apr, 2017 04:42 PM
by Alex Muller
The progress made could be attributed to large quantities of data and computing power that the country possesses at present.

Experts Assert That AI Will Be Replacing CEOs

Posted in Software on 30th Apr, 2017 06:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba’s founder and chairman, Jack Ma, tell us to prepare for more 'pain than happiness' in the coming decades due to the impact of AI and the internet.

3 ways retailers are using artificial intelligence to reinvent shopping

Posted in Business on 6th May, 2017 06:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Here are three ways to use artificial intelligence to make your marketing more customer-centric.

New Artificial Intelligence system beats humans at predicting court outcomes

Posted in Software on 9th May, 2017 01:32 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have developed AI that can predict court decisions better than legal scholars, even with less information.

How generative artificial networks are accelerating AI learning

Posted in Science on 11th May, 2017 05:28 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the biggest limiting factors of artificial intelligence (AI) systems is that they can’t think or conceptualise the world the way humans can.

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Posted in Hardware on 17th May, 2017 04:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Not only can it successfully replicate human behaviours, it can do so after just a single demonstration of the task.

How chatbot artificial intelligence will evolve over the next 5 years

Posted in Software on 27th May, 2017 11:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Here are the three major evolutions that will shape the intelligence behind bots in the next five years.

Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?

Posted in Software on 28th May, 2017 10:13 AM
by Alex Muller
The balance of power in technology is shifting.

Tech giants acquired 34 AI startups in Q1 2017

Posted in Software on 29th May, 2017 01:51 PM
by Alex Muller
A total of 34 artificial intelligence startups were acquired in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the amount of activity in the year-ago quarter.

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