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Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time

Posted in Business, Software on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This would take a while to translate into huge results for such applications as self-driving cars, an area that is riding the final, long-term wave of AI growth.

Microsoft pumps $1 billion into generalized artificial intelligence

Posted in Business, Software on 23rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Could these artificial smarts become generalized enough to outperform humans at all kinds of tasks, rather than very specific and pre-defined ones?

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 20th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The concept was simple: slight, medium, and heavy pressure on an iPhone’s screen could be recognized differently, such that a light press would open an app while a firm press in the same spot would instead conjure up a contextual menu.

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 12th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

This burgeoning interest in “edge AI” has to an extent outpaced hardware, much of which is practically incapable of accomplishing tasks better suited to a datacenter.

Google Cloud’s Andrew Moore says AI must be more accessible to succeed

Posted in Business, Software on 11th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Non-data scientists can find the technology mysterious and intimidating. But some of the most impressive uses of AI, he says, have come when outsiders get involved with the design and development process.