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DeepMind’s Go-playing AI doesn’t need human help to beat us anymore

The company’s latest AlphaGo AI learned superhuman skills by playing itself over and over<p>Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind has unveiled the latest version of its Go-playing software, AlphaGo Zero. The new program is a significantly better player than the version that beat the game’s world champion …

Artificial Intelligence

FMA fast-tracks robo-advice

Firms can apply for an exemption to the law from early next year.

New Zealand News

Abandoning driver's seat to cut the road toll

You can cut the road toll to almost nothing, but you have to let a computer control your car. University of Otago researchers are contemplating the …

Transportation

How Governments Are Preparing for Artificial Intelligence

<b>Published on</b> August 18th, 2017 | <i>by Joshua New</i><p>0<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to <b>dramatically transform huge swathes of the economy and</b> …

Artificial Intelligence and government regulation

onOctober 12, 2017 in Federal, ICT, Opinion, Technology<p>We are moving rapidly towards a world where robots and artificial intelligence (AI) systems …

Intelligence

Google and Uber’s Best Practices for Deep Learning

There is more to building a sustainable Deep Learning solution that what is provided by Deep Learning frameworks like TensorFlow and PyTorch. These …

Machine Learning

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Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark review – we are ignoring the AI apocalypse

Yuval Noah Harari responds to an account of the artificial intelligence era and argues we are profoundly ill-prepared to deal with future technology<p>Artificial intelligence will probably be the most important agent of change in the 21st century. It will transform our economy, our culture, our …

Artificial Intelligence

Bringing Precision to the AI Safety Discussion

Posted by Chris Olah, Google Research We believe that AI technologies are likely to be overwhelmingly useful and beneficial for humanity. ...

Is AI Riding a One-Trick Pony? - MIT Technology Review

I’m standing in what is soon to be the center of the world, or is perhaps just a very large room on the seventh floor of a gleaming tower in downtown …

Deep Learning

[FoR&AI] The Seven Deadly Sins of Predicting the Future of AI

<i>[An essay in my series on the Future of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.]</i><p>We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of Artificial …

Moore's Law

The Massive Hedge Fund Betting on AI

As chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest hedge funds, Luke Ellis prides himself on a healthy appetite for risk. “My job,” he says, …

Artificial Intelligence

Establishment of the UNICRI Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in The Hague (The Netherlands)

Signing of the Host Country Agreement<p><i>The Hague, 7 September 2017</i>. On Thursday 7 September, the Director of UNICRI, Cindy Smith, and the Ambassador of …

Artificial Intelligence

ONNX makes machine learning models portable, shareable

Microsoft and Facebook's machine learning model format aims to let devs choose frameworks freely and share trained models without hassle

Machine Learning

A computer was asked to predict which start-ups would be successful. The results were astonishing

In 2009, Ira Sager of Businessweek magazine set a challenge for Quid AI's CEO Bob Goodson: programme a computer to pick 50 unheard of companies that …

A Survey of 3,000 Executives Reveals How Businesses Succeed with AI

The buzz over artificial intelligence (AI) has grown loud enough to penetrate the C-suites of organizations around the world, and for good reason. Investment in AI is growing and is increasingly coming from organizations outside the tech space. And AI success stories are becoming more numerous and …

Harvard Business Review

German Regulators Craft Guidelines Addressing the Ethical Issues Raised by Driverless Cars

As driverless cars prepare to enter the roadway, regulators are closely considering the implications of how software is programmed. When faced with …

Inside Facebook’s AI Workshop

Within Facebook’s cavernous Building 20, about halfway between the lobby (panoramic views of the Ravenswood Slough) and the kitchen (hot breakfast, smoothies, gourmet coffee), in a small conference room called Lollapalooza, Joaquin Candela is trying to explain artificial intelligence to a layperson.<p>…

Machine Learning

Moving Beyond the Turing Test with the Allen AI Science Challenge

Answering questions correctly from standardized eighth-grade science tests is itself a test of machine intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence

Do We Need a Speedometer for Artificial Intelligence?

Microsoft said last week that it had achieved a new record for the accuracy of software that transcribes speech. Its system missed just one in 20 …

Artificial Intelligence

How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning to reap a range of …

Artificial Intelligence

The Automation Advantage

<i>Report by AlphaBeta for Google Australia</i><p>Technological change has long been a source of anxiety for workers. Today, improvements in communication …

Robots, AI and ethics

<b>Antony Funnell</b>: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg decided to host a barbecue recently.<p>It was more of a somewhat disconcerting PR stunt than a social event. …

Intelligence

The rise of AI

<i>From virtual assistants to driverless cars, technology imitating human intelligence is on the rise.<br>But at what ethical cost and how do boards</i> …

Queensland govt stakes its claim to AI

Queensland is hoping to set itself up as an artificial intelligence hub in both development and adoption.<p>Job advertisements placed in all capital …

The AI debate we need to have

<b>Artificial intelligence has the</b> potential to greatly benefit humanity, but governments and experts need to act now to ensure its associated risks are …

deeplearning.ai: Announcing new Deep Learning courses on Coursera

<b>deeplearning.ai: Announcing new Deep Learning courses on Coursera</b>Dear Friends,I have been working on three new AI projects, and am thrilled to …

Machine Learning

The European Artificial Intelligence Landscape | More than 400 AI companies built in Europe

Software is eating the world and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the heart of this takeover. Since we at Asgard are deeply involved in the …

Artificial Intelligence Is Likely to Make a Career in Finance, Medicine or Law a Lot Less Lucrative

First generation robots worked in factories. Second generation robots are preparing for white-collar professions. Sort of like people.<p>Growing up, there’s a good chance you heard the mantra “go to a good school, get a good job, and make lots of money.” On the surface, that seems like sound advice. …

Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: opportunities for New Zealand