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Artificial intelligence makes blurry faces look more than 60 times sharper

June 27th, 2020 at 1:09 pm » Comments Off

  This AI turns blurry pixelated photos into hyperrealistic portraits that look like real people. The system automatically increases any image’s resolution up to 64x, ‘imagining’ features such as pores and eyelashes that weren’t there in the first place. Duke University researchers have developed an AI tool that can turn blurry, unrecognizable pictures of people’s […]



Eye, robot: Artificial intelligence dramatically improves accuracy of classic eye exam

June 16th, 2020 at 11:27 am » Comments Off

The classic eye exam may be about to get an upgrade. Researchers have developed an online vision test—fueled by artificial intelligence (AI)—that produces much more accurate diagnoses than the sheet of capital letters we’ve been staring at since the 19th century. If perfected, the test could also help patients with eye diseases track their vision […]



Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots

June 10th, 2020 at 1:47 pm » Comments Off

Users of the homepages of the MSN website and Edge browser will now see news stories generated by AI Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with artificial intelligence software. Staff who maintain the news homepages on Microsoft’s MSN website and its Edge browser – used by millions of Britons […]



Artificial intelligence can make personality judgments based on photographs

June 6th, 2020 at 12:46 pm » Comments Off

Russian researchers from HSE University and Open University for the Humanities and Economics have demonstrated that artificial intelligence is able to infer people’s personality from ‘selfie’ photographs better than human raters do. Conscientiousness emerged to be more easily recognizable than the other four traits. Personality predictions based on female faces appeared to be more reliable […]



Facebook’s new AI tool will automatically identify items you put up for sale

June 5th, 2020 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

‘We want to make anything and everything on the platform shoppable’ Facebook is launching what it’s calling a “universal product recognition model” that uses artificial intelligence to identify consumer goods, from furniture to fast fashion to fast cars. It’s the first step toward a future where the products in every image on its site can […]



The Air Force’s AI-powerd ‘Skyborg’ drones could fly as early as 2023

June 5th, 2020 at 11:38 am » Comments Off

The drones would fly alongside Air Force warplanes, doing jobs too dangerous or dull for pilots. The Air Force is soliciting the aerospace industry to provide flyable “Skyborg” drones by 2023. The drones will be powered by artificial intelligence, capable of taking off, landing, and performing missions on their own. Skyborg will not only free […]



Now hiring AI futurists: It’s time for artificial intelligence to take a seat in the C-Suite

June 4th, 2020 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

  In a time of COVID-19 disruption, futurists can accelerate organizational recovery and capacity. When partnered with purpose-built AI, augmented intelligence can also spur radical innovation. Machine learning, task automation and robotics are already widely used in business. These and other AI technologies are about to multiply, and we look at how organizations can best […]



Our weird behavior during the pandemic is messing with AI models

June 2nd, 2020 at 12:23 pm » Comments Off

Machine-learning models trained on normal behavior are showing cracks —forcing humans to step in to set them straight. In the week of April 12-18, the top 10 search terms on Amazon.com were: toilet paper, face mask, hand sanitizer, paper towels, Lysol spray, Clorox wipes, mask, Lysol, masks for germ protection, and N95 mask. People weren’t […]



Watch the world’s first AI robot capable of writing its own music collaboration alongside humans

May 22nd, 2020 at 2:18 pm » Comments Off

Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed the first robot capable of not only playing music, but creating music—and its name is Shimon. The musical robot was trained on a vast data set of everything from progressive rock to jazz to rap. Shimon takes this knowledge of past music and uses algorithms to […]



top 10 Artificial Intelligence trends for 2020

May 21st, 2020 at 11:05 am » Comments Off

The rise of artificial intelligence in the workplace to enable and sustain the digital workforce is an apparent trend for 2020. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks or whatever other fancy terms industry is coming out with for what is defined as the sophisticated computer technology that is becoming widely utilized to understand and improve […]



Tokyo researchers create a digital court for the digital age

April 22nd, 2020 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

THE “DIGITAL COURT” WOULD USE SMART CONTRACTS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES Researchers from the University of Tokyo have developed a blockchain-powered mechanism for settling legal disputes. Researchers have developed a “digital court” mechanism using blockchain-powered smart contracts.



Self-supervised learning is the future of AI

April 21st, 2020 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

Despite the huge contributions of deep learning to the field of artificial intelligence, there’s something very wrong with it: It requires huge amounts of data. This is one thing that both the pioneers and critics of deep learning agree on. In fact, deep learning didn’t emerge as the leading AI technique until a few years […]



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