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What can AI learn from Human intelligence?

November 23rd, 2020 at 1:38 pm » Comments Off

At HAI’s fall conference, scholars discussed novel ways AI can learn from human intelligence – and vice versa. Can we teach robots to generalize their learning? How can algorithms become more commonsensical? Can a child’s learning style influence AI? Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence’s fall conference considered those and other questions to understand how […]



UK Army could be 25-percent robotic by 2030, says British general

November 21st, 2020 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

Do you want Skynet? Because this is how you get Skynet The big picture: The UK military is moving forward with plans to develop and deploy several thousand combat robots, some which might be autonomous. So far, militaries worldwide have avoided using unmanned technologies in combat situations. Semi-autonomous drones have a pilot who is always […]



How artificial intelligence may be making you buy things

November 20th, 2020 at 12:14 pm » Comments Off

If you are getting told off for spending too much on wine, maybe you can blame it on artificial intelligence The shopping lists we used to scribble on the back of an envelope are increasingly already known by the supermarkets we frequent. Firstly via the loyalty cards we scan at checkouts, and more and more […]



If you train robots like dogs, they learn faster

November 15th, 2020 at 8:51 pm » Comments Off

Instead of needing a month, it mastered new “tricks” in just days with reinforcement learning. Treats-for-tricks works for training dogs — and apparently AI robots, too. That’s the takeaway from a new study out of Johns Hopkins, where researchers have developed a new training system that allowed a robot to quickly learn how to do […]



Disney’s robot can perform realistic eye movements & social interaction

November 15th, 2020 at 8:41 pm » Comments Off

In the past few years, scientists and engineers have developed robots for automated systems such as performing repetitive tasks. Meanwhile, Disney Research has been developing human-like robots with abilities ranging from performing stunts to having eerie eye interactions. Disney Research recently published a paper that described a realistic and interactive gaze with the Audio-Animatronic humanoid. […]



These 6 skills cannot be replicated by artificial intelligence

November 3rd, 2020 at 12:40 pm » Comments Off

An interior view shows a self-driving car owned and tested by Yandex company during a presentation in Moscow, Russia August 16, 2019. Self-driving cars will eliminate many jobs. Mass unemployment will occur because of robotics and AI. Hospitality, management and creativity cannot be substituted by AI. We need to acquire and refine more sophisticated abilities […]



Researchers use AI to predict Alzheimer’s disease 7 years before clinical diagnosis

November 1st, 2020 at 8:13 pm » Comments Off

IBM and Pfizer developed an AI that looks at speech patterns over time for markers of the crippling degenerative disease. Alzheimer’s is a crippling degenerative disease, but the answer to early diagnosis might lie in speech. I was afraid my grandmother wouldn’t remember who I was the last time I saw her in person. She […]



Top tech trends for 2021: Gartner predicts hyperautomation, AI and more will dominate business technology

October 29th, 2020 at 9:46 am » Comments Off

Top strategic technology trends for the enterprise Operational resiliency is key as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change how companies will do business next year. There are nine top strategic technology trends that businesses should plan for in 2021 as the pandemic continues, according to Gartner’s analysts. Their findings were presented on Monday at the […]



Harnessing deep neural networks to predict future self-harm based on clinical notes

October 25th, 2020 at 6:23 pm » Comments Off

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., with over 1.4 million suicide attempts recorded in 2018. Although effective treatments are available for those at risk, clinicians do not have a reliable way of predicting which patients are likely to make a suicide attempt. […]



An AI analysis of 500,000 studies shows how we can end world hunger

October 21st, 2020 at 11:27 am » Comments Off

An Indian farmer dries harvested rice from a paddy field in Assam. Ending hunger is one of the top priorities of the United Nations this decade. Yet the world appears to be backsliding, with an uptick of 60 million people experiencing hunger in the last five years to an estimated 690 million worldwide. To help […]



6 future trends everyone has to be ready for today

October 19th, 2020 at 6:25 pm » Comments Off

I had the pleasure of talking with futurist and the managing partner of ChangeistScott Smith recently about some of the biggest macro trends everyone should be aware of today. While these trends had already begun prior to the coronavirus pandemic, in many ways, they accelerated as the world fought to deal with the pandemic and […]



The next generation of Artificial Intelligence

October 19th, 2020 at 12:12 pm » Comments Off

AI legend Yann LeCun, one of the godfathers of AI  The field of artificial intelligence moves fast. It has only been 8 years since the modern era of deep learning began at the 2012 ImageNet competition. Progress in the field since then has been breathtaking and relentless. If anything, this breakneck pace is only accelerating. […]



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