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Tags results for 'machine learning'

IBM to take Watson to the cloud, opens to app developers

Posted in Software on 15th Nov, 2013 02:22 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM announced today that it will make its IBM Watson technology available to developers in the cloud so they can build apps using Watson.

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.

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt like a brain

Posted in Hardware on 30th Dec, 2013 02:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Computer scientists seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.

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.

Japan: Robot to take top university exam

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2014 11:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in Japan are trying to create a computer program smart enough to pass the University of Tokyo's entrance exam, it appears.

Steering wheel camera 'detects angry drivers'

Posted in Software on 16th Mar, 2014 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
A concept to embed facial recognition cameras into steering wheels to detect angry or upset drivers is being worked on by researchers.

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.

Crowdsourcing for robots

Posted in Online on 1st Jul, 2014 12:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Humans acting like robots teach robots to act like humans.

Collaborative learning for artificial intelligence and robots

Posted in Software on 8th Jul, 2014 01:29 AM
by AlexMuller
New algorithm lets independent agents collectively produce a machine-learning model without aggregating data.

Microsoft Research demos Project Adam, machine-learning object-recognition software

Posted in Software on 19th Jul, 2014 12:12 AM
by AlexMuller
The goal of Project Adam is to enable software to visually recognize any object.

Elon Musk calls Artificial Intelligence 'potentially more dangerous than nukes'

Posted in Software on 6th Aug, 2014 02:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Musk is a major investor in AI startup Vicarious, which is focused on creating the next generation of AI-powered algorithms.

Machine predicts heart attacks 4 hours before doctors

Posted in Software on 13th Aug, 2014 09:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Code Blue events, which include cardiac or respiratory arrest, can be difficult to anticipate.

Robotic brain 'learns' skills from the internet

Posted in Online on 26th Aug, 2014 11:53 PM
by AlexMuller
An intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.

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.

Does Watson Know the Answer to IBM’s Woes?

Posted in Business on 6th Nov, 2014 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.

Researchers: AI program smart enough to enter 80% of private Japanese universities

Posted in Software on 10th Nov, 2014 01:05 AM
by AlexMuller
The goal of the project, started in 2011, is for the AI system to achieve a mock test score required to enter the University of Tokyo by 2021.

Robots face new test of creative abilities

Posted in Software on 21st Nov, 2014 10:57 PM
by AlexMuller
A US professor is proposing a new way to test whether artificial intelligence (AI) is on a par with that of humans.

Report: artificial intelligence will cause “structural collapse” of law firms by 2030

Posted in Business on 2nd Dec, 2014 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will dominate legal practice within 15 years.

Does AI threaten humanity?

Posted in Software on 5th Dec, 2014 03:32 AM
by AlexMuller
But is the risk real? Once humans code the first genuinely smart computer programs that then goes on to develop its smarter successors, is the writing on the wall for humans?

Deep-learning startup MetaMind launches with $8M from Benioff & Khosla Ventures

Posted in Software on 7th Dec, 2014 12:08 AM
by AlexMuller
MetaMind may have the ability to understand images and text better than any other available technology out there.

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.

Can AI save us from AI?

Posted in Hardware on 15th Dec, 2014 01:51 AM
by AlexMuller
While we don’t know exactly when artificial intelligence will rival human intelligence, experts believe there is a good chance it will happen at some point during the 21st century.

AI as good as primates at visual object recognition

Posted in Software on 19th Dec, 2014 09:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Deep neural networks have studied millions of images and some can now recognize the objects in all of these images in a similar manner and speed to primates.

Machine learning reveals genetic roots of cancers and autism

Posted in Software on 20th Dec, 2014 08:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers from engineering, biology and medicine teach computers to read the human genome and rate likelihood of mutations causing disease, opening vast new possibilities.

Future of Work: What Skills Will Help Us Keep Pace?

Posted in Software on 26th Dec, 2014 04:46 PM
by AlexMuller
From the growing clamor of voices warning robots will take away our jobs, it is clear we are focusing more on the problems of AI, robotics, and automation than the solutions.

Robots can now learn to cook just like you do: by watching YouTube videos

Posted in Online on 4th Jan, 2015 02:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have come up with a new way to teach robots how to use tools simply by watching videos on YouTube.

Elon Musk donates $10M to keep AI beneficial

Posted in Software on 17th Jan, 2015 01:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Elon Musk has decided to donate $10M to the Future of Life Institute (FLI) to run a global research program aimed at keeping AI beneficial to humanity.

$4 Million in funding to develop Artificial General Intelligence

Posted in Software on 22nd Jan, 2015 06:12 PM
by AlexMuller
AGI is the AI discipline concerned with developing systems with human-like cognitive abilities such as general learning, reasoning, and problem solving.

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.

As the Powerful Argue, Might Superintelligence Arise on the Fringes?

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2015 06:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Bill Gates is voicing concern over AI, even as a chief of research at Microsoft said AI doesn’t worry him. It’s a hotly debated topic. Why?

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?

The New Era of Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Software on 20th Feb, 2015 06:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Horvitz says that we are in a resurgence of optimism and hope as it relates to solving some of the core problems in artificial intelligence and there is much to look forward to.

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.

Optical fibers demonstrate brain-like computing

Posted in Science on 16th Mar, 2015 09:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have simulated neural networks and synapses in the brain using optical pulses as information carriers over fibers made from light-sensitive glass.

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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AI triumphs at Pictionary-like sketch recognition task

Posted in Software on 23rd Jul, 2015 12:22 AM
by AlexMuller
An artificial intelligence system has beaten humans at a sketch-recognition task.

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.

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.

AI system solves SAT geometry questions as well as average American 11th-grade student

Posted in Software on 24th Sep, 2015 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
GeoS uses computer vision to interpret diagrams, natural language processing to read and understand text, and a geometric solver.

Google's Voice Search is Getting Far Better

Posted in Software on 25th Sep, 2015 06:47 PM
by AlexMuller
The addition of recurrent neural networks will make the tech much faster, and much more accurate.

'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?

Forget Humans vs. Machines: It’s a Humans + Machines Future

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2015 04:12 AM
by AlexMuller
We’re trying to augment human intelligence with AI, not replicate it, stressed Modha.

Google Turning Its Lucrative Web Search Over to AI Machines

Posted in Business on 26th Oct, 2015 11:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Making its systems smarter and better able to deal with ambiguous queries is one of the ways Google can keep a grip on time-starved mobile users.

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.

Facebook to share AI advances in image understanding

Posted in Online on 4th Nov, 2015 12:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook hopes artificial intelligence will be able to help blind people 'see' images by enabling our computers to distinguish what is in a picture.

Google Open Sources Its AI System, 'TensorFlow'

Posted in Software on 11th Nov, 2015 06:39 PM
by AlexMuller
The machine learning software is already at the core of many of the company's products.

Japanese AI Bot Blitzes Uni Entrance Exam

Posted in Software on 17th Nov, 2015 05:46 PM
by AlexMuller
An artificial intelligence engine received such high scores on a standardised test that it’d have an 80 per cent chance of getting into a Japanese university.

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.

Robots could learn the same way babies do

Posted in Hardware on 5th Dec, 2015 12:32 PM
by AlexMuller
They are the best learners on the planet, so how could we design robots that learn as effortlessly as a child?

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.

Google and Johnson & Johnson are working on robots for surgery

Posted in Software on 14th Dec, 2015 11:54 PM
by AlexMuller
The Verb Surgical team hopes to leverage Google’s expertise in machine learning and image processing and Johnson & Johnson’s knowledge of medical devices.

Facewatch 'thief recognition' CCTV on trial in UK stores

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2015 10:03 PM
by AlexMuller
A scheme widely used by UK stores to identify criminals is testing facial recognition technology, the BBC has learned.

Facebook says its object detection tech has improved by 60% in one year

Posted in Software on 19th Dec, 2015 07:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook placed second in the 2015 Microsoft Common Objects in Context image recognition competition, after Microsoft Research.

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.

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.

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.

XPrize and IBM announce a $5 million AI competition

Posted in Business on 17th Feb, 2016 09:05 PM
by AlexMuller
This time XPrize is allowing teams to define their own AI challenges.

Creating a Wikipedia resource for Robots to share knowledge and learning

Posted in Software on 24th Feb, 2016 09:08 PM
by AlexMuller
People have learned to pool their knowledge. We need to help machines do the same.

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.

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.

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.

Jeff Hawkins Talks About What It Will Take To Create Intelligent Machines

Posted in Software on 6th Apr, 2016 02:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Numenta founder Jeff Hawkins spoke recently about the biological nature of intelligence and what it might mean for the development of AI.

Can startup Suggestic tackle Type 2 diabetes?

Posted in Medicine on 12th Apr, 2016 06:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Suggestic is a digital startup trying to tackle Type 2 diabetes using machine learning to create personalized interventions and guide users through them towards disease reversal.

Research Describes How the Brain Learns Sequences, a Key For Intelligence

Posted in Science on 13th Apr, 2016 06:23 PM
by AlexMuller
A theory of how the brain learns and understands sequences of patterns may be an essential component for intelligent machines.

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.'

Google's Machine Learning Chip has ten times better performance per watt for a 7 year advantage

Posted in Hardware on 19th May, 2016 10:51 AM
by AlexMuller
AlphaGo was powered by Google's TPU chips in the matches against the Go champion.

Machine Learning’s Next Trick Will Transform How Research Is Done

Posted in Science on 30th May, 2016 03:53 PM
by AlexMuller
For overwhelmed researchers navigating a growing stack of science literature, the value isn’t in having so much new information, but finding insights when they need them.

Google creates new European research group to focus on machine learning

Posted in Software on 17th Jun, 2016 03:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Google announced that it is expanding its largest non-U.S. engineering center as part of a growing bet on machine learning.

OpenAI says it will build a robot that can do housework as well as other intelligent agents

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jun, 2016 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
'We’re working to enable a physical robot to perform basic housework'

10 jobs that Artificial Intelligence and chatbots are poised to eventually replace

Posted in Software on 24th Jul, 2016 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
The AIs are lining up at the door. Time to sharpen up those resumes.

Google and other tech giants boosting cloud services with AI

Posted in Science on 2nd Aug, 2016 05:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Google announced in June that it had invented a new kind of chip to accelerate machine-learning software and make its cloud services more competitive.

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.

A new machinne learning algorithm can be used to detect poverty from space

Posted in Software on 22nd Aug, 2016 12:49 AM
by AlexMuller
Attempting to assist people living in poverty could be made easier using satellite imagery and machine learning.

Google says its new AI-powered translation tool scores nearly identically to human translators

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2016 05:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Google Machine Neural Translation is nearly indistinguishable from human translation on standardized tests, the company said.

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.

IBM AI system Watson to diagnose rare diseases in Germany

Posted in Software on 19th Oct, 2016 11:44 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM's artificial intelligence platform Watson will work with doctors in Germany attempting to solve some complex medical cases.

AI predicts outcome of human rights cases

Posted in Software on 25th Oct, 2016 12:20 PM
by AlexMuller
An artificial intelligence system has correctly predicted the outcomes of hundreds of cases heard at the European Court of Human Rights, researchers have claimed.

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.

IBM’s Watson AI Recommends Same Treatment as Doctors in 99% of Cancer Cases

Posted in Software on 30th Oct, 2016 12:29 AM
by AlexMuller
AI could be revolutionary for healthcare as it can process many more research papers and cases than any human doctor could manage.

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.

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.

$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.

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.

Google confirms its acquisition of data science community Kaggle

Posted in Business on 8th Mar, 2017 11:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Google today said it is acquiring Kaggle, an online service that hosts data science and machine learning competitions.

Google partners with VCs to host its own machine learning startup competition

Posted in Business on 11th Mar, 2017 03:15 PM
by Alex Muller
Google is targeting early-stage companies taking an innovative approach to machine learning.

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.

No More Playing Games: AlphaGo AI to Tackle Some Real World Challenges

Posted in Software on 7th Jun, 2017 04:21 PM
by Alex Muller
AlphaGo will now retire from playing Go, leaving behind a legacy of games played against itself.

Google’s Kaggle now has 1 million developers signed up for AI competitions

Posted in Software on 8th Jun, 2017 05:33 PM
by Alex Muller
Kaggle, hosts public competitions on machine learning tasks. They announced that it now has over 1 million users.

AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

Posted in Business on 15th Jun, 2017 05:53 PM
by Alex Muller
There’s still hope for human workers

Better definitions and metrics around human level AI are needed

Posted in Science 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.

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.

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.

6 Things That Quantum Computers Will Be Incredibly Useful For

Posted in Software on 27th Jun, 2017 12:37 PM
by Alex Muller
While the power of quantum computing is impressive, it does not mean that existing software simply runs a billion times faster.

5 steps to prepare your company for the artificial intelligence revolution

Posted in Software on 29th Jun, 2017 06:11 PM
by Alex Muller
For all the excitement around AI, we’ve only seen a fraction of the opportunities automation will create.

The AI revolution in science

Posted in Software on 8th Jul, 2017 03:31 PM
by Alex Muller
In a revolution that extends across much of science, researchers are unleashing artificial intelligence, often in the form of artificial neural networks.

74% of professionals believe their jobs could be automated

Posted in Business on 14th Jul, 2017 05:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Nearly three-quarters of business leaders and employees think at least some part of their job could be automated, according to a report from WorkMarket.

Why deep learning isn’t always the best AI solution

Posted in Software on 18th Jul, 2017 11:40 PM
by Alex Muller
Market hype has turned deep learning into a buzzword that can contribute to the misconception that other approaches to AI are not relevant.

AI Tech Trends: What's the Forecast for 2022?

Posted in Software on 18th Jul, 2017 11:46 PM
by Alex Muller
AI tech is evolving at breakneck speed. So what's on the horizon for 2022?

Artificial intelligence can help better diagnose schizophrenia, says IBM researchers

Posted in Software on 21st Jul, 2017 01:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Machine learning algorithms can help diagnose schizophrenia more quickly and accurately, according to new research.

China Plans to Use AI to Gain Global Economic Dominance by 2030

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2017 07:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The country’s government has announced a scheme to surpass Western nations and shape the future of AI.

AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems

Posted in Software on 26th Jul, 2017 04:45 PM
by Alex Muller
AI Grant aims to bankroll science projects to give untraditional candidates a shot at solving big problems.

Kasparov: 'Embrace' the Artificial Intelligence revolution

Posted in Software on 30th Jul, 2017 03:14 PM
by Alex Muller
Humans should embrace the change smart machines offer society, says former chess world champion Garry Kasparov.

When Will AI Be Better Than Humans at Everything? 352 AI Experts Answer

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Aug, 2017 03:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have carried out the largest-ever survey of machine learning experts on the subject.

Andrew Ng is raising a $150M Artificial Intelligence Venture Fund

Posted in Software on 17th Aug, 2017 05:17 PM
by Alex Muller
Ng, who formerly founded Google’s Brain Team and served as chief scientist at Baidu has long evangelized the benefits AI could bring to the world.

Artificial Intelligence beats doctors at diagnosing certain diseases

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2017 07:15 PM
by Alex Muller
The software consists of diagnostic models involving more than 30 diseases, such as Tuberculosis and depression, which are likely to be misdiagnosed.

China's artificial intelligence technology is fast catching up to the US, Goldman Sachs says

Posted in Software on 4th Sep, 2017 09:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence will become a priority for the Chinese government, according to a new Goldman Sachs report.

IBM commits $240 million to fund an MIT A.I. lab

Posted in Business on 7th Sep, 2017 06:07 PM
by Alex Muller
IBM on Wednesday said it will spend $240 million to open a Watson-branded artificial intelligence research lab in collaboration with a long-time partner, MIT.

China to become artificial intelligence 'world leader' by 2030, sparks attention from experts

Posted in Software on 18th Sep, 2017 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China has vowed to become a world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030 in full force, in every layer of education system.

Salesforce to launch $50 million artificial intelligence fund

Posted in Software on 20th Sep, 2017 06:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The venture wing of Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence.

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.

How Close Is The Dream of Conversational Machines?

Posted in Science 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.

AI will obliterate half of all jobs, starting with white collar, says ex-Google China president

Posted in Business on 14th Nov, 2017 01:46 PM
by Alex Muller
'The white collar jobs are easier to take because they're pure a quantitative analytical process.'

Google to build Artificial Intelligence that will build another AI

Posted in Software on 16th Nov, 2017 11:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Google’s AutoML , an algorithm has the capability to perform various tasks on their by analyzing data and moving forward it can create another Machine Learning Algorithm.

Facebook’s facial recognition now finds photos you’re untagged in

Posted in Online on 19th Dec, 2017 10:23 PM
by Alex Muller
The feature should give people confidence that there aren’t pics of them floating around Facebook that they could see but just don’t know about.

State of Artificial Intelligence in 2017

Posted in Software on 27th Dec, 2017 08:25 AM
by Alex Muller
The AI Index 2017 Report is a starting point for the conversation about rigorously measuring activity and progress in AI in the future.

How AI Is Elevating Machine Language Translation Software to Almost-Human Levels

Posted in Software on 28th Dec, 2017 09:44 AM
by Alex Muller
One of the biggest beneficiaries of AI research has been in the language translation market.

It Was a Big Year for A.I.

Posted in Software on 29th Dec, 2017 03:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Microsoft UK’s chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin has called A.I. 'the most important technology that anybody on the planet is working on today'

Google's Text-to-Speech is Indistinguishable from Human Voice

Posted in Software on 4th Jan, 2018 12:48 AM
by Alex Muller
Google has unveiled a text-to-speech system called Tacotron 2, with near-human accuracy at imitating audio of a person speaking from text.

China is building a $2.1 billion Artificial Intelligence research park

Posted in Software on 9th Jan, 2018 03:51 AM
by Alex Muller
China is planning to build a 13.8 billion yuan (US$2.1 billion) technology park dedicated to developing artificial intelligence (AI), state-backed news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Why China will win the global race for complete AI dominance

Posted in Business on 17th Apr, 2018 01:17 AM
by Alex Muller
China will be the world's dominant player in artificial intelligence by 2030. This isn’t a prediction by a researcher or academic, it’s government policy from Beijing.

Chinese school uses facial recognition to monitor student attention in class

Posted in Software on 20th May, 2018 11:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Chinese school has installed facial recognition technology to monitor how attentive students are in class.

Microsoft Azure CTO: AI and machine learning 'are going to transform every industry'

Posted in Software on 9th Jul, 2018 02:47 PM
by Alex Muller
'Companies are taking advantage of AI and ML to automate processes and get insights into operations that they didn’t have before.'

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