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Tags results for 'chatbot'

Google is teaching its neural network AI how to chat

Posted in Software on 3rd Jul, 2015 12:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Chatbots are notoriously difficult to make work well. But now Google’s developed a new conversational AI that uses neural networks to learn. Right now its still quite child-like.

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.

Microsoft shuts Twitter AI bot after it learns racism from Twitter users

Posted in Software on 25th Mar, 2016 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft launched an AI on Twitter for a playful chat with people, only to silence it within 24 hours as users started sharing racist and offensive comments with the bot.

In Contrast to Tay, Microsoft's Chinese Chatbot, Xiaolce, Is Actually Pleasant

Posted in Online on 28th Mar, 2016 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Trolls turned Tay into a monster in less than a day, but China's Xiaolce is a therapeutic A.I.

The Rise of the Chat Bots

Posted in Software on 12th Apr, 2016 06:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Chatbots communicate with people in natural language. They are becoming popular and the companies that develop the software behind them are attracting serious venture capital.

Three trends that are driving the chatbot revolution

Posted in Software on 14th Apr, 2016 07:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Three intersecting trends help us understand why the the chatter around chatbots is everywhere.

Key trends in the evolution of intelligent assistance

Posted in Business on 29th Apr, 2016 07:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Personal assistants and software bots have enjoyed significant buzz in recent months. New assistants are launched every week.

Google to Developers: Here's How to Stop Making Dumb Chatbots

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

Google Thinks You’re Ready to Converse with Computers

Posted in Business 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.

Ray Kurzweil is building a chatbot for Google

Posted in Business 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.

Would you trust a bot? Conversational commerce depends on it

Posted in Software on 6th Jun, 2016 07:07 PM
by AlexMuller
As AI technology improves, the number of scenarios where a human needs to take over to answer questions will decrease.

Bots need personality, not a brain like a vending machine

Posted in Software on 8th Jul, 2016 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
There’s a major problem with these new bots: a lack of human understanding.

Apps put on notice as new study suggests teens love chatbots

Posted in Business on 18th Jul, 2016 08:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Bots are growing in popularity, largely driven largely by this generation’s preferred methods of communication.

Pat Inc. natural language chat technology is a step in the right direction for bots

Posted in Software on 2nd Aug, 2016 07:04 AM
by AlexMuller
New AI would not need to ask multiple follow-up questions or request more details. It could look at a sentence and determine our intent.

Koko raises $2.5 million to put human empathy inside every virtual assistant

Posted in Business on 9th Aug, 2016 04:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Bots that more closely resemble interactions with a human but also to help people experiencing mental health emergencies.

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.

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.

How chatbots can help small business

Posted in Software on 21st Aug, 2016 08:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Chatbots aren’t just for big name tech brands and retail; small businesses stand to gain plenty from them, as well.

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.

How a chatbot could help people take their medication

Posted in Online on 5th Sep, 2016 06:20 AM
by AlexMuller
There’s been a big investment in medication adherence and there’s good reasons.

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

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.

Amazon's $2.5M 'Alexa Prize' seeks chatbot that can converse intelligently for 20 minutes

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2016 05:02 PM
by AlexMuller
The Alexa Prize will encourage researchers to come up with great ideas for real-world conversational AI.

How chatbots will help education

Posted in Software on 1st Oct, 2016 03:01 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s an exciting time for innovations in ed tech, and chatbots are at the forefront.

RBS, NatWest and SEB banks employ virtual staff

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2016 09:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Customers at Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest may soon be sorting out issues with help from a virtual chatbot.

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."

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.

What the growth and developent of AI means for the future of chatbots

Posted in Business on 18th Oct, 2016 11:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Chatbots are one of the hottest subsets of AI right now, and in the coming years they are going to become much more prevalent.

Predictions for A.I. and bots in the next 24 months

Posted in Business on 24th Oct, 2016 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
In the last twelve months, we've witnessed a huge surge in the development and adoption of chatbots, artificial intelligence (A.I.), and machine learning.

4 chatbot predictions for 2017

Posted in Online on 26th Jan, 2017 04:10 PM
by AlexMuller
More than 30,000 branded chatbots and 6,000 voice-activated skills hit the market during 2016.

Talking to a Computer May Soon to Diagnose Illness

Posted in Medicine on 14th Feb, 2017 05:29 PM
by Alex Muller
In recent years, technology has been producing more and more novel ways to diagnose and treat illness.

Bots shift towards AI and garner $24 billion of investment

Posted in Business on 28th Mar, 2017 02:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The market for bots is gaining serious traction in the space where humans and computers interact.

5 ways chatbots need to evolve before they go mainstream

Posted in Online on 16th Jul, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Advances in artificial intelligence have enabled these talkative assistants to become a reality, and they’re now cropping up in many different forms.

Why chatbots need a big push from deep learning

Posted in Software on 24th Jul, 2017 04:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Deep learning has recently revolutionised fields such as computer vision and natural language processing (NLP).

14 ways AI will impact the education sector

Posted in Business on 24th Jul, 2017 04:57 PM
by Alex Muller
For something as important as education, now is the time to start talking about the benefits and challenges created by the AI-powered personalized learning systems.

Google’s Chatbase bot analytics platform opens to all

Posted in Online on 16th Nov, 2017 11:32 PM
by Alex Muller
Called Chatbase, it’s intended to help developers better analyze and optimize their bots so they can improve conversion rates and accuracy.

4 predictions for conversational AI in 2018

Posted in Business on 24th Dec, 2017 10:04 AM
by Alex Muller
As marketers look into 2018, they see the conversational AI landscape is primed for increased consumer adoption.

2018 will be the year chatbot conversations get real

Posted in Software on 31st Dec, 2017 03:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Here are five examples of how and why we will learn more about the complex workings of conversational commerce in the coming year.

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