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Backlash over deep learning, IoT meets AI, Reinforcement learning, Image upscaling, Distributed ML, Andrew Ng

Welcome<p>Welcome to the second issue of AI Weekly!<p>First of all, thank you for all the positive feedback on the 1st issue! In case you wonder, the …

Machine Learning

Glassbrain Maps Your Brain Waves In Real Time

One of 10 award-winning visualizations from the 2015 Vizzies<p>Part education tool, part neuroscience party trick, the Glassbrain app was first used publicly in 2012 on Mickey Hart, former drummer for the Grateful Dead, to show his brain reacting to music. A cap detects the different types of waves …

New brain cell types discovered

<b>Researchers have discovered previously unknown cell types while producing an in depth map of cortical cell types and the active genes they …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

A New Wearable Zaps Your Brain To Help You Focus–Or Relax

Get the mood effects of coffee or alcohol with just some electricity–and without the downsides.<p>Sometime later this year, instead of reaching for a cup of coffee to focus at work–or a beer to relax afterward–you might use a tiny electrode to zap your brain instead. A new wearable promises to …

IT news, careers, business technology, reviews

As Google moves to change how its Chrome browser flags insecure websites, rival browsers may be forced to follow suit. Here's how other browsers …

Yahoo Labs creates an algorithm that can tell if a portrait is beautiful

Here’s a head-scratcher — what is beauty? Can you describe beauty to someone else? What about to a machine? Yahoo Labs has developed a machine …

Meet A Neurobiologist Who's Mapping The Human Brain

Cori Bargmann, co-chair of the BRAIN Initiative, envisions where the project is heading<p>Arguably more ambitious than the Human Genome Project or the Apollo program, the Brain Research Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative endeavors to demystify our least understood organ—and the one that …

IBM Watson Is Giving Developers Five New AI Tools To Play With

After opening its impressive artificial intelligence tools to developers last year, IBM Watson has today added five new APIs for developers to take advantage of.<p>The new tools available in the Watson Developer Cloud include speech recognition, synthesizing natural-sounding language from text, image …

Machine Cognition and AI Ethics at AAAI 2015 | Kurzweil

The AAAI’s Twenty-Ninth Conference on Artificial Intelligence was held January 25–30, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Machine cognition was an important focal …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers use games to evolve AI brains

The current complexity of the human brain is impressive enough on its own, but to imagine that humanity’s defining organ reached this peak through …

Artificial Intelligence

Tired of Waiting For Siri API, Developers Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

Api.ai is a voice control programming interface from the folks at Speaktoit, the creators of an artificially intelligent personal assistant app. The …

Apps

Convolutional neural networks

Neural networks have been around for a number of decades now and have seen their ups and downs. Recently they’ve proved to be extremely powerful for …

Building and deploying large-scale machine learning pipelines

There are many algorithms with implementations that scale to large data sets (this list includes matrix factorization, SVM, logistic regression, …

Pinterest Acquires Machine Learning Commerce Recommendation Engine Kosei

Facebook knows who you were. Google knows what you want now. But Pinterest yearns to know what you want next, which is “exactly” why it acquired recommendation engine startup Kosei, Pinterest’s head of engineering Michael Lopp tells me.<p>For an undisclosed figure, Pinterest gets Kosei’s tech that …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning + Big Data - = Predictive analytics (And where do Hadoop and Spark come in?)

Here at a16z, we treat “big data” and “machine learning” as connected activities. People have been talking about the need for more ‘analysis’ and …

Lynda Gratton - The Future of Work

It’s my fourth visit to Davos and it’s fascinating how many more of the academics here are scientists rather than economists or management theorists. …

Visualizing Representations: Deep Learning and Human Beings

In a previous post, we explored techniques for visualizing high-dimensional data. Trying to visualize high dimensional data is, by itself, very …

A better ‘Siri’ | Kurzweil

(Credit: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT)<p>At the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) this month, MIT …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

How Reverse-Engineering the Brain Could Help Machines Learn

Today’s supercomputers and high-end machines are fast and powerful, but they don’t learn well.<p>The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity …

No need to panic – artificial intelligence has yet to create a doomsday machine

The possibility that advanced artificial intelligence (AI) might one day turn against its human creators has been repeatedly raised of late. Renowned …

Facebook open-sources its cutting-edge deep learning tools

In the spirit of helping everyone do artificial intelligence more efficiently, Facebook is giving away some of its seriously powerful deep learning tools for free in the Torch open source library.<p>More specifically, the social networking company is open-sourcing code that helps it run complex …

What is Deep Learning?

In recent years the concept of deep learning has been gaining widespread attention. The media frequently reports on talent acquisitions in this …