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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 […]



Microsoft’s CTO lays out the 2 tech trends he believes will change the world: ‘People haven’t wrapped their heads around this yet’

December 1st, 2018 at 11:44 am » Comments Off

Microsoft’s chief technology officer, Kevin Scott, sees two big things coming down the pipeline in the tech industry, he told Business Insider. The first is an explosion of cheap, powerful silicon processors coming in the next five to eight years, leading to every device, everywhere, getting a microprocessor capable of running advanced artificial intelligence. The […]



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.



Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once

October 6th, 2018 at 11:19 am » Comments Off

MIT computer scientists have developed a system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a spoken description of the image. Model learns to pick out objects within an image, using spoken descriptions. MIT computer scientists have developed a system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a spoken description […]



Music made by AI composers can help you improve concentration

September 2nd, 2018 at 9:16 am » Comments Off

Through purposefully designed sound and endless playlists, music made by AI composers will trick your brain into improving your focus and productivity.



Five AI clouds you can use today

June 29th, 2018 at 10:09 am » Comments Off

The sensationalist hype around AI has a lot of people believing that the technology may be too advanced or too technical for their businesses to take advantage of. This is false. AI is here now and you can start using it today.



Can AI have good taste? Auction giant Sotheby’s is counting on it

June 9th, 2018 at 10:40 am » Comments Off

Sotheby’s acquired startup Thread Genius, whose machine learning tech can discern clients’ artistic and style leanings–and suggest customized purchases. Just a few doors down from its CEO and the wood-paneled cubicles where sharply dressed professionals sit, the eighth floor of Sotheby’s New York takes on a very different vibe. Suddenly, it’s more Silicon Valley than […]



Will AI ever become conscious?

May 29th, 2018 at 9:49 am » Comments Off

When science-fiction worlds introduce robots that look and behave like people, sooner or later those worlds’ inhabitants confront the question of robot self-awareness. If a machine is built to truly mimic a human, its “brain” must be complex enough not only to process information as ours does, but also to achieve certain types of abstract […]



Five myths about artificial intelligence

May 4th, 2018 at 7:45 am » Comments Off

Artificial intelligence is the future. Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Apple are all making big bets on AI. (Amazon owner Jeff Bezos also owns The Washington Post.) Congress has held hearings and even formed a bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Caucus. From health care to transportation to national security, AI has the potential to improve lives. But it […]



Who’s a good AI? Dog-based data creates a canine machine learning system

April 14th, 2018 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

We’ve trained machine learning systems to identify objects, navigate streets and recognize facial expressions, but as difficult as they may be, they don’t even touch the level of sophistication required to simulate, for example, a dog. Well, this project aims to do just that — in a very limited way, of course. By observing the […]



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