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Double-stranded smart contracts: blockchains’ DNA for robustness

The Problem<p>In our previous publication “<i>Turing, Gödel and Chaos in Smart Contracts: why bugs are inevitable and why it is a much bigger problem for</i> …

World decentralized AI on blockchain with cognitive mining and open markets for data and algorithms — Pandora Boxchain

Summary<p>The industry of artificial intelligence (machine learning, ML) and big data is at the very core of the 4th Industrial revolution. Today, there …

It Begins: Bots Are Learning to Chat in Their Own Language

Igor Mordatch is working to build machines that can carry on a conversation. That's something so many people are working on. In Silicon Valley, …

Artificial Intelligence

An Overview of Python Deep Learning Frameworks

<b>By Madison May, indico</b>.<p>I recently stumbled across an old Data Science Stack Exchange answer of mine on the topic of the “Best Python library for …

AI That Picks Stocks Better Than the Pros - MIT Technology Review

The ability to predict the stock market is, as any Wall Street quantitative trader (or quant) will tell you, a license to print money. So it should …

Stock Markets

The Simple Economics of Machine Intelligence

The year 1995 was heralded as the beginning of the “New Economy.” Digital communication was set to upend markets and <i>change everything</i>. But economists by and large didn’t buy into the hype. It wasn’t that we didn’t recognize that something changed. It was that we recognized that the old economics …

All The Hype Is About AI, But The Real Action Is In IA

The following is a guest post by Anupam Rastogi (@anupamr). Rastogi is a growth stage technology investor at NGP, focused on the intersection of IoT, …

Data Science, Machine Learning and Neural Networks

Lecture briefly overviewing state of the art of Data Science, Machine Learning and Neural Networks. Covers main Artificial Intelligence technologies, Data Science algorithms, Neural network architectures and cloud computing facilities enabling the whole stack.

Machine Learning

The Extraordinary Link Between Deep Neural Networks and the Nature of the Universe - MIT Technology Review

In the last couple of years, deep learning techniques have transformed the world of artificial intelligence. One by one, the abilities and techniques …

These DARPA Darlings Just Raised $20M To Build A Super-Powered Google For The Internet Of Things

As an analyst for the CIA, Tim Junio spent three years keeping tabs on the United States’ adversaries, watching their digital attacks on the networks and electrical grids that kept the country going. In 2014, he was consulting for DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research arm, when he helped …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Blockchain AI: 5 Top Reasons the Blockchain will Deliver Friendly AI

In recent news, Elon Musk and Steven Hawking reportedly foresee a potentially dangerous future in the advancement of AI (artificial intelligence). …

How Fintech Is Dragging Banks to Blockchain and AI

Advertisement<p><b>Fintech companies have now been provided with a great opportunity by the growing preference of millennials to accomplish tasks through</b> …

Why IoT Will Give Rise To Artificial Intelligence

August 22, 2016 Comments Off on Why IoT Will Give Rise To Artificial Intelligence Fintech news, Global trends<p>By Daniel Newman for Forbes<p>The Internet …

Internet of Things - No Longer a Futuristic Concept

When you read or hear about the Internet of Things (IoT), do you imagine that we’re not quite in an age where such a concept is able to be fully …

The Internet of Things is about to disrupt the digital economy, report says

The Internet of Things is well on its way to disrupting the Canadian economy, according to a recently report from IDC.<p>The report, entitled “The …

Expert View: Applying Blockchain Tech to Artificial Intelligence

Distributed ledger technology may be successfully applied to develop artificial intelligence projects, thinks <b>Dr. Maxim Orlovsky</b>, Ukrainian complex …

Chicago’s predictive policing tool just failed a major test

A RAND report shows that the ‘Strategic Subject List’ doesn’t reduce homicides<p>Struggling to reduce its high murder rate, the city of Chicago has become an incubator for experimental policing techniques. Community policing, stop and frisk, "interruption" tactics — the city has tried many strategies. …

Distinct stages of thinking revealed by brain activity patterns

Durations of four stages associated with problem solving and corresponding MRI images. In the four example problems (left), the arrows denote new …

Researchers Have Successfully Tricked A.I. Into Seeing The Wrong Things

And here’s why that could be very bad for the future<p>Artificial intelligence lets us offload tasks onto machines—they’re beginning to tag our photos, drive our cars, and fly our drones. These A.I. systems occasionally make wrong decisions while doing these things, as speculated in the recent Tesla …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is Setting Up the Internet for a Huge Clash With Europe

Neural networks are changing the Internet. Inspired by the networks of neurons inside the human brain, these deep mathematical models can learn …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Humans and A.I. can work together to solve society’s challenges.

Advanced machine learning, also known as artificial intelligence or just A.I., holds far greater promise than unsettling headlines about computers …

5 Things We Learned From Analysing the Location of 950+ Blockchain Startups

<i>by the Outlier Ventures Research Team</i><p>200 New Startups added in 6 Weeks<p>After the launch of the blockchain angels startup tracker in late May and fast …

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

I'm in!<p>Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles …

Sweden tests blockchain technology for land registry | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sweden is conducting tests to put the country’s land registry system on blockchain, the underlying technology supporting the digital currency bitcoin, the Swedish Land Registry said on Thursday.<p>The Scandinavian country is working on the project with Swedish blockchain company …

Banks embrace Ripple and move beyond testing to real-world transactions

22 June 2016 | 17094 views | 0<p>UBS, Santander and CIBC are among seven banks to sign up to the Ripple's distributed ledger technology for cross-border …

The return of the machinery question - Artificial intelligence

Special report<p>Artificial intelligenceThe return of the machinery question<p>THERE IS SOMETHING familiar about fears that new machines will take …

IBM's New Watson Centre Merges Blockchain With AI

IBM today opened an incubator where 5,000 computer scientists will work to build rapid prototypes using the company's blockchain and Watson AI tools …

Comment on The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years by Tessy Terry

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Goldman Sachs: Here are 5 ways blockchain can change the world

Blockchain technology is finally "moving beyond the hype." Or so Goldman Sachs (GS) hopes.<p>That's the title of a new Goldman Sachs Research report on …