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Why tech giants see Singapore as the next Artificial Intelligence hub | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Singapore is attracting the world’s leading artificial intelligence talent because of its status as a cosmopolitan society and strong state backing …

China

Demand for AI talent means big payday for graduates

Tech companies increasingly are competing with one another, as well as banks and hedge funds, to hire experts in AI techniques like neural …

New Zealand News

China’s AI Awakening中国 人工智能 的崛起 - MIT Technology Review

On a tropical island that marks the southern tip of China, a computer program called Lengpudashi is playing one-on-one poker against a dozen people …

Alphabet chair Eric Schmidt touts Canada’s AI strategy

The chairman of Google's parent company says Canada is smart to quadruple down on artificial intelligence.<p>Alphabet Inc. chairman Eric Schmidt called out Canada specifically in a series of tweets and lauded its efforts in AI among government, universities, large companies and startups.<p>The former …

Eric Schmidt

Inside Baidu’s Bid to Lead the AI Revolution | Backchannel

<b>Presumably, Robin Li wanted attention</b> last summer when he decided to launch Baidu’s bid for the future of self-driving cars from the front seat of a …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft has set up an internal AI University to try and get around the skills shortage

• <b>Microsoft has set up its own internal "university" to train Microsoft staff in the field of artificial intelligence.</b>• <b><br>The company is also looking to hire people at machine learning conferences likes NIPS.</b>• <b><br>Chris Bishop, head of the Microsoft Research lab in Cambridge, said he's keen to avoid</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Weighing humans versus robots in financial and medical advice

As robo-advisors enter into finance and medicine, the humans are fighting back with their own questions

New Zealand News

Growing the artificial intelligence industry in the UK

From:Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial StrategyPart of:Industrial strategy and UK and …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM demonstrates 10x faster large-scale machine learning

Together with EPFL scientists, our IBM Research team has developed a scheme for training big data sets quickly. It can process a 30 Gigabyte training …

How To Stop Worrying And Love The Great AI War Of 2018

Artificial intelligence is the biggest opportunity in business since mobile, for tech giants and upstarts alike. It’s also the most confusing. We’re here to help.<p>On a recent Monday morning, Elon Musk busied himself on Twitter by predicting how World War III would start.<p>Inspired by news that …

The arts will be key for humanity to thrive in the coming artificial intelligence future

<b>University of Canterbury associate professor AMY FLETCHER looks at the impact of artificial intelligence on our lives in the near future, and how</b> …

New Zealand News

Fairness Measures - Detecting Algorithmic Discrimination

The increasing prevalence of automated decision-making process is increasing the risk associated to models that can potentially discriminate against …

Algorithms

The AI 100

The 100

This is the most accurate graph about AI ever h/t @jjeilenberg via @mifkovits https://t.co/7rdjYd6hXu

Vend Introduces Dott, the AI Partner for Retail

Auckland, New Zealand - 22 November 2017 - Today point-of-sale and retail management software firm Vend launches Dott, an artificial intelligence …

eCommerce

Chapman Tripp says artificial Intelligence automates tasks, not jobs

Law firm launches technology and innovation business.

Intelligence

Zeren deploys Luminance's artificial intelligence

20 November 2017<p>Zeren, the technology and innovation business of New Zealand’s leading full-service commercial law firm Chapman Tripp, has selected …

Artificial Intelligence

‘AI will power the next wave of economic progress’: Jayne Opperman, Westpac

Collaboration, not competition, between humans and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies will usher in the next wave of economic growth and …

Intelligence

TopLink

a16z Podcast: Putting AI in Medicine, in Practice

There’s been a lot of talk about technology — and AI, deep learning, and machine learning specifically — finally reaching the healthcare sector. But …

Ben Horowitz

Now it’s personal: South Korea calls to arms in AI race after Go Master felled by AlphaGo | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

No one has ever accused South Korea of lacking in national pride, so when Google’s AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) soundly defeated its Go …

China Is Using America's Own Plan to Dominate the Future of Artificial Intelligence

In late 2016, the Obama administration published three reports that shared an extraordinary conclusion: advances in machine learning, a technology …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's AI guru predicts humans and machines will merge within 20 years

Public perception of artificial intelligence technology, in 2017, seems to lie somewhere at the intersection of existential fear and cautious optimism. Yet there’s a growing movement of people who believe AI is crucial to the evolution of our species. These people aren’t outsiders or outliers — …

Singularity

The “free” economy comes at a cost

FACEBOOK, whose users visit for an average of 50 minutes a day, promises members: “It’s free and always will be.” It certainly sounds like a steal. …

Economics

The Real Solution to Auckland's Transportation Nightmare. It's Not a Train.

With the elections behind us, and a newly installed government making pledges to spend taxpayer dollars, it’s time to discuss how AI will …

Re:scam - Netsafe: Online safety for New Zealand

<b>$12 billion is lost globally to phishing scams every year. It’s time we fought back.</b><p>Introducing Re:scam – an artificially intelligent email bot made …

Artificial intelligence will create new kinds of work

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. …

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Where It’s At, Where It’s Headed

Artificial intelligence is predicted to fundamentally alter the nature of society by 2040. Investment in AI start-ups was estimated at $6-$9 billion …

Artificial Intelligence

Workforce of the future - The competing forces shaping 2030

Contact us<p><b>Carol Stubbings</b> <br>Partner, Joint Global Leader for People and Organisation, PwC UK<br>Tel: +44 (207) 804 9859 <br>Email<p><b>Jon Williams</b> <br>Partner, Joint …

The City