Chris Crooks

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8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

A small team of student AI coders beats Google’s machine-learning code - MIT Technology Review

Students from Fast.ai, a small organization that runs free machine-learning courses online, just created an AI algorithm that outperforms code from …

Machine Learning

Python Tricks 101🐍

Python tips which are relatively uncommon and are very useful.<p>Talk is cheap show me the code<p>Swapping values<p><b>Create a single string from all the</b> …

Python Programming

Artificial Intelligence Powered Robots Can Look Deep Into Your Eyes, Understand Your Personality, Study Says

A new study has shown how computers and robots powered by artificial intelligence can read human eye movements to 'read' human personalities.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's Grand Plan To Make AI Accessible To Developers And Businesses

Artificial intelligence took center stage at Google’s annual user conference, Cloud Next 2018. The company made several announcements that make machine learning and artificial intelligence accessible to both developers and businesses.<p>One of the first announcements came in the form of Cloud AutoML, …

Machine Learning

Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language

“I CERTAINLY didn’t set out to create a language that was intended for mass consumption,” says Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist who …

Kim Kardashian

Elon Musk Shares Stunning Boring Company Tunnel Image After Hyperloop Event

The Boring Company’s test tunnel is shaping up well. Elon Musk, the founder of the tunnel-digging venture, shared an image Wednesday of the firm’s …

Elon Musk

A beginner's guide to AI: Natural language processing

<i>This is the third story in our continuing series covering the basics of AI. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one. If you’d like to know how computers “see,” visit the second article</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

AI defeats elite doctors in diagnosis competition

BioMind artificial intelligence medical system scores up to 87 per cent accuracy when diagnosing brain tumours and predicting the expansion of brain haematomas<p>It was not the football World Cup, but the defeat was not unlike Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi losing on the same day. An artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

DARPA pushes for AI that can explain its decisions

Companies like to flaunt their use of artificial intelligence to the point where it's virtually meaningless, but the truth is that AI as we know it is still quite dumb. While it can generate useful results, it can't explain <i>why</i> it produced those results in meaningful terms, or adapt to ever-evolving …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers prove the arrow of time is irrelevant to quantum computers

An international team of scientists recently published groundbreaking research indicating quantum computers aren’t handicapped by a classical view of time. Grab a cup of coffee, we’ll explain.<p>The researchers set out to determine if quantum computers could be used to overcome one of classical …

Quantum Physics

How to Overcome the Inertia That Keeps Businesses From Deploying AI

Artificial intelligence promises enormous new capabilities, but the challenges getting there have most businesses proceeding cautiously.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) isn't merely "important" to innovation and basic processes at the …

Artificial Intelligence

Data mining reveals fundamental pattern of human thinking

Back in 1935, the American linguist George Zipf made a remarkable discovery. Zipf was curious about the relationship between common words and less …

Natural Language Processing

The future of medicine is being formulated in Israel

Although the field of Personalized Medicine is still relatively young, it is growing at an unbelievable pace.<p>Health database. (photo credit: INGIMAGE)<p>…

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

Anti-Herpes Meds Reduce Alzheimer’s Dementia Onset By Factor Of 10, New Research Study Finds

In a new study showing a link between Alzheimer's disease and the herpes virus, anti-viral meds were found to make patients 10 times less likely to …

How quantum computers could steal your bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have recently captured the public’s imagination because they offer an exciting alternative to traditional monetary …

The Real Story of Automation Beginning with One Simple Chart

Robots are hiding in plain sight. It’s time we stop ignoring them.<p>There’s a chart I came across earlier this year, and not only does it tell an …

Oil & Gas Industry

SiliconX: Scientists hail new alloy as missing ingredient for next-gen batteries

For years, scientists have seen silicon as a hugely promising material in the world of lithium-ion batteries. The primary reason for this is that …

The AI Will See You Now: How Cognitive Computing is Transforming Medicine

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Shauna. WIRED Insider<p>Hold this thermometer under your tongue. Breath into this spirometer. Take two aspirin, get some rest, …

Artificial Intelligence

Baidu Unveils AI Chip as It Revs Up Self-Driving Bus Production

Baidu Inc. has unveiled an artificial intelligence chip to run intensive computing in everything from datacenters to autonomous driving, as the …

Coders From Spotify, Klarna And Candy Crush's King Have Flocked To This AI Startup

A never-ending debate over artificial intelligence is whether this exciting, deeply-complicated software can really boost a company’s bottom line. One way to find out: build a quick-and-easy neural network and plug it into your legacy system.<p>In Sweden, engineers who once built the …

Machine Learning

Freelancers and the Blockchain: Reasons Why Decentralization of Payments is Long Overdue

A study shows that nearly 6 out of 10 freelancers have had an experience with runaway clients that don’t pay for their work. And those clients that …

Daimler, Bosch, Nvidia Team Up To Bring Robo-Taxis To Silicon Valley

Add Daimler and Bosch to the growing list of entrants in the self-driving derby who are putting robo-taxis on the road for testing purposes, but with the goal of producing autonomous vehicles at scale. After unveiling plans last year to get self-driving cars ready for use in urban area by the early …

Silicon Valley

It’s Time You Learned About Quantum Computing

You’ve probably heard of quantum computing. Do you understand it? Unlikely! It’s time that you did.<p>The basic idea—tap into quantum physics to make …

Quantum Computing

Scientists Just Found a Novel, Cheap Way to Use CRISPR Gene Editing to Fight Cancer

CRISPR is by all accounts a fascinating technology. Its headline feature is that it can literally be used to slice, dice, and otherwise manipulate …

14 Incredible Artificial Intelligence Pioneers Everyone Should Know About

Every year, the World Economic Forum reports on technology pioneers from around the world. As you might expect, this year, many companies use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning at the core of their business to deliver innovative products and service offerings. Anyone interested in AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building a ‘kid-sized submarine’ to rescue trapped soccer team

Made out of a Falcon 9’s liquid oxygen transfer tube<p>Just days after engineers from SpaceX and the Boring Company traveled to Thailand to assist with the rescue of a soccer team trapped in the Tham Luang cave complex, CEO Elon Musk says that they are working on a “tiny, kid-size submarine” …

Elon Musk

Top 20 Best Free Books To Get Jump Started with Artificial Intelligence

Are you looking for some best books to get to know the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence? Here is our list of 20 best Artificial Intelligence …

Novel nuclear medicine technique can combat brain disease

By IANS<p>NEW YORK: A new molecular imaging method can monitor the success of gene therapy in all areas of the brain that may allow physicians to …