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DeepMind developing an artificial intelligence with imagination

DeepMind, a British artificial intelligence firm acquired by Google in 2014, is building an AI capable of “imagination” and understanding the consequences of previous actions.<p>In two research papers submitted last week, DeepMind describes how the AI would be able to “construct a plan” and remember …

Facebook researchers use AI to build a better translator

Facebook is at it again, unleashing advanced AI networks on the world. This time, instead of being surprised by the ability of computers to create their own language, Facebook is using them to help us better communicate in ours.<p>The social network’s AI research team have turned translation services …

How to get started with machine learning

Machine learning is still a pipe dream for most organizations, with Gartner estimating that fewer than 15 percent of enterprises successfully get …

Machine Learning

Automation, Artificial Intelligence to make many IT jobs obsolete over next 5 years, says survey

The Information Technology has never had it so bad as it has since a year ago when job cuts and summary dismissals have been the order of the day. No …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves

Last Friday, we mentioned how Google's artificial intelligence software DeepMind has the ability to teach itself many things. It can teach itself how …

Artificial intelligence is not as smart as you (or Elon Musk) think

In March 2016, DeepMind’s AlphaGo beat Lee Sedol, who at the time was the best human Go player in the world. It represented one of those defining technological moments like IBM’s Deep Blue beating chess champion Garry Kasparov, or even IBM Watson beating the world’s greatest <i>Jeopardy!</i> champions in …

Google's DeepMind made an AI that can imagine the future

Google’s London-based AI outfit DeepMind has created two different types of AI that can use their ‘imagination’ to plan ahead and perform tasks with a higher success rate than AIs without imagination. Sorry if I made you click because you wanted AIs predicted flying cars. I promise this is cool too.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

How AI Is Already Changing Business

<b>Erik Brynjolfsson,</b> MIT Sloan School professor, explains how rapid advances in machine learning are presenting new opportunities for businesses. He breaks down how the technology works and what it can and can’t do (yet). He also discusses the potential impact of AI on the economy, how workforces …

Artificial Intelligence, Explained

From personal assistants like Siri, to movie suggestions on Netflix, artificial intelligence (NYSE:AI) is rapidly becoming ubiquitous in everyday …

If you’re not a white male, artificial intelligence’s use in healthcare could be dangerous

Healthcare inequalities are systemic and closely intertwined with social inequalities. In the US, black men and women can be expected to live a decade less than their white counterparts, and are also much more likely to die from heart disease, various types of cancer, and stroke. Rates of diabetes …

Artificial Intelligence

ICAEW: Accountants should ignore Artificial Intelligence at their own peril

In 2013, Oxford University published research that said accountants and auditors have a 94 per cent chance of being replaced by robots.<p>It is no …

These Scientists Have a Plan To Cheat Death. Will It Work?

Resurrecting the dead may be out of the question, but new research points to better ways to care for patients with critical brain injuries.<p>Nothing is as certain as death. Yet humans have come up with ways to push it further and further. The heart stops beating? Do CPR. The lungs fail? Use a …

Medicine

How AI will make smartphones much smarter

The future of the smartphone is rooted in advancements of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through the wonders of AI, your phone will be able to track, interpret, and respond to patterns and trends that it recognizes as “desirable” or “necessary.” It will organize, match, and learn …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer - ExtremeTech

By on June 26, 2017 at 9:02 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>IBM and the US Air Force have …

Google's neural network is a multi-tasking pro

Neural networks have been trained to complete a number of different tasks including generating pickup lines, adding animation to video games, and guiding robots to grab objects. But for the most part, these systems are limited to doing one task really well. Trying to train a neural network to do an …

AI Acquires Spatial Reasoning Abilities, in a Victory for Our Machine Overlords - ExtremeTech

By on June 20, 2017 at 11:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The London-based AI group DeepMind …

A Facebook AI Unexpectedly Created Its Own Unique Language

The Future of Language<p>A recent Facebook report on the way chatbots converse with each other has given the world a glimpse into the future of language.<p>…

AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

First Amazon announced plans to fully automate its new brick and mortar store with robots. Then we learned that Foxconn plans to automate 30 percent of its factory workforce by 2018. And recently, Wendy’s announced plans to add automated kiosks at more than 1,000 stores. One thing is clear — robots …

Artificial Intelligence

Why are AI predictions so terrible?

In 1997, IBM’s Deep Blue beat world chess champion Gary Kasparov, the first time an AI technology was able to outperform a world expert in a highly complicated endeavor. It was even more impressive when you consider they were using 1997 computational power. In 1997, my computer could barely connect …

Artificial Intelligence

Future Intel Corporation Xeon Processors to Include Machine Learning Acceleration

Chipzilla's machine learning strategy is quite broad.<p>At a recent investor conference, <b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich offered significant …

The Brain Has More Than 100 Times Higher Computational Capacity Than Previously Thought

<b>A new UCLA study could change scientists’ understanding of how the brain works — and could lead to new approaches for treating neurological disorders</b> …

Google Test Of AI's Killer Instinct Shows We Should Be Very Careful

If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don’t kill us first, there’s always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It’s been a …

Experts Weigh in on AI and the Singularity

AI Visionaries<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing so fast that there are new developments in the field almost every week. The tendrils of AI …

Singularity

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

Experts Predict When A.I. Will Beat Humans In Everything

We had a good run.<p>After three years, A.I. will likely beat humans at Angry Birds, according to a major new survey of A.I. experts.<p>After four years, …

Artificial intelligence and machine learning: How to invest for the enterprise

Investing in AI requires different skills and approaches from buying process automation software like ERP or CRM. A world-leading expert explains …

Artificial Intelligence

An Introvert's Open Letter to Extroverts: 5 Things You Should Know About Me

Photo Credit: silvia sani via Compfight cc<p>Dear Extrovert,<p>First, let me start by thanking you for being in my life. You are the yang to my yin. You get me out more, meeting new people, having new experiences and stretching my comfort zone. You help color my external world with a vast richness that I …