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Get ready. 2019 predictions about Artificial Intelligence that will make your head spin

December 16th, 2018 at 12:27 pm » Comments Off

  Instead of breaking systems with ransomware, adversaries will leverage new tools to conduct harmful assaults on targeted subjects and organizations. A staff member stands near a computer as it participates in the CHAIN Cup at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. A computer running artificial intelligence software defeated two teams of human doctors […]



AI can generate interactive virtual worlds based on simple videos

December 13th, 2018 at 11:55 am » Comments Off

Nvidia’s new AI represents a major leap forward in graphics generation based on neural networks. Crafting an interactive virtual world of the kind found in many modern video games is a labor-intensive process that can require years of work, hundreds of people, and millions of dollars. Soon, some of that work may be done by […]



Turning to AI to save endangered languages

December 3rd, 2018 at 5:56 am » Comments Off

Group of Yugambeh Aboriginal warriors dance. As languages are becoming extinct at an alarming rate, speakers of endangered languages are turning to technology in a race against time to pass on their unique languages and cultures to the next generation. The United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages in an […]



In a major breakthrough, Google unveils an AI that learns on its own

December 2nd, 2018 at 3:10 am » Comments Off

  Surpassing The Masters We’ve written before about how Google is one of the most prominent tech companies leading the way when it comes to the development of artificial intelligence. As each month passes, its AI division, DeepMind, continues to reveal increasingly advanced AI capabilities, especially when it comes to AlphaGo. This particular AI is […]



Google just launched new AI-powered algorithms

December 1st, 2018 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

Search engine now returns answers instead of just links. Training The Network Today, if you ask the Google search engine on your desktop a question like “How big is the Milky Way,” you’ll no longer just get a list of links where you could find the answer — you’ll get the answer: “100,000 light years.” […]



This AI outperformed 20 corporate lawyers at legal work

December 1st, 2018 at 11:19 am » Comments Off

Technology is revolutionizing the work we do and how we do it. Increasingly, artificial intelligence (AI) and robots are taking over menial and repetitive tasks, leaving humans to concentrate on work that requires critical thinking. But as machines become better at imitating human intelligence, they’re beginning to do more and more thinking for us.



Using Artificial Intelligence to fix healthcare

November 29th, 2018 at 1:13 pm » Comments Off

Surgery filmed in 360° and live-streamed to remote doctors could already be happening in a hospital near you. The healthcare industry should be using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to a far greater degree than at present, but progress has been painfully slow. The same factors that make the healthcare system so attractive to AI developers – […]



Chinese ‘Gait Recognition’ tech ID’s people by how they walk

November 21st, 2018 at 3:18 am » Comments Off

CHINESE ‘GAIT RECOGNITION’ TECH IDS PEOPLE BY HOW THEY WALK In this Oct. 31, 2018, photo, Huang Yongzhen, CEO of Watrix, demonstrates the use of his firm’s gait recognition software at his company’s offices in Beijing. A Chinese technology startup hopes to begin selling software that recognizes people by their body shape and how they […]



How small robots may kill the tractor and make farming efficient

November 19th, 2018 at 12:40 pm » Comments Off

The Bristol-based Small Robot Company has created a series of agile robots for farming. By being customisable they could help to replace the tractor Agriculture has a reputation of being stuck in the past. In reality, for farmers, their workplaces are a fertile testbed for innovative technology – they were among the first to embrace […]



Deep learning algorithm detects Alzheimer’s up to six years before doctors

November 17th, 2018 at 7:22 pm » Comments Off

A new algorithm significantly outperformed human clinicians in predicting which patients would go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease. A powerful new deep learning algorithm has been developed that can study PET scan images and effectively detect the onset of Alzheimer’s disease up to six years earlier than current diagnostic methods. The research is part of […]



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