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This AI blockchain could be the most disruptive tech of the year

October 17th, 2017 at 12:38 am » Comments Off

Blockchain technology is being used to distribute the financial market, rather than keep it in the control of a few major companies. Now, a startup wants to do the same for artificial intelligence.



Amazon’s Alexa can now recognize different voices and give personalized responses

October 13th, 2017 at 9:40 am » Comments Off

Your Echo just got smart enough to tell you apart from the people you live with.



Machine-vision drones monitor animals in the African savanna

September 30th, 2017 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

Managing wild animals in remote areas requires accurate estimates of their numbers. Machine-vision drones can help.



Why we need robots to be able to forget – just like us

September 10th, 2017 at 4:53 pm » Comments Off

We all know what it’s like to forget something. A loved one’s birthday. A childhood memory. Even people capable of extraordinary memory feats – say, memorizing the order of a deck of cards in less than 20 seconds – will still forget where they left their keys. People, it seems, are never in complete control […]



Radical discovery means computers will soon sniff out explosives

September 9th, 2017 at 10:59 am » Comments Off

Arusha — Nigerian neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi may have found a way to solve one of life’s puzzling dilemmas: how to make air travel pleasant again.



A.I. will fundamentally change how we manage content

September 8th, 2017 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

Content management is about to undergo a foundational shift as artificial intelligence and machine learning bring long-sought order to enterprise content. As the volume of content has increased, the ability to manage it all seems to have eluded us. Ironic, since Content Management Systems were supposed to solve the enterprise content organization problem.



A physicist on why AI safety is ‘the most important conversation of our time’

September 5th, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Should we be worried about the dangerous potential of artificial intelligence?



Amazon has designed an AI fashion designer

September 4th, 2017 at 11:22 am » Comments Off

The retail giant is taking a characteristically algorithmic approach to fashion.



Artificial intelligence will create new kinds of work

September 3rd, 2017 at 8:32 pm » Comments Off

When the first printed books with illustrations started to appear in the 1470s in the German city of Augsburg, wood engravers rose up in protest. Worried about their jobs, they literally stopped the presses. In fact, their skills turned out to be in higher demand than before: somebody had to illustrate the Growing number of […]



AI-generated pop song puts human composers on notice

August 24th, 2017 at 9:11 am » Comments Off

A still from the music video for the new single “Break Free” that features music entirely composed and produced by an artificial intelligence system (Credit: Taryn Southern / Amper)



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