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AI competition is the new space race

January 7th, 2019 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

  The technology still has a long way to go despite progress in 2018. The EU, U.S. and China are all determined not to be left behind. It’s been another year of relentless artificial-intelligence hype and incremental AI achievement. Machines still beat humans only in carefully constructed environments or at narrow tasks. The good news […]

Google created AI that just needs a few snapshots to make 3D models of its surroundings

December 27th, 2018 at 2:54 am » Comments Off

  The algorithm only needs a couple perspectives to figure out what objects look like. Google’s new type of artificial intelligence algorithm can figure out what things look like from all angles — without needing to see them. After viewing something from just a few different perspectives, the Generative Query Network was able to piece […]

How fast is artificial intelligence growing? Look at the key bellwethers

December 23rd, 2018 at 12:37 pm » Comments Off

AI & Big Data One can intuitively surmise artificial intelligence (AI) is today’s hot commodity, gaining traction in businesses, academia and government in recent years. Now, there is data — all in one place — that documents growth across many indicators, including startups, venture capital, job openings and academic programs. These bellwethers were captured in […]

These people are not real – they were created by AI

December 21st, 2018 at 2:53 am » Comments Off

  Machine learning algorithms are getting scary-good at creating fake images that look real. Computers are getting better at generating fake images and video of people saying or doing things they never did in real life. The latest work from chip maker Nvidia takes this a step further by generating convincing-looking images of people who […]

The AI boom is happening all over the world, and it’s accelerating quickly

December 19th, 2018 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

The second annual AI Index report pulls together data and expert findings on the field’s progress and acceleration. The rate of progress in the field of artificial intelligence is one of the most hotly contested aspects of the ongoing boom in teaching computers and robots how to see the world, make sense of it, and […]

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