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Is AI Really the Future of User Interface?

Some experts think AI's biggest impact will be in the much more sophisticated way we interface with our computers in the future.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet is always speculating and wondering about what's to come, in terms of access modes, …

Artificial Intelligence

5 science and tech predictions for 2018

Robots will get more emotional, cryptocurrencies will keep us guessing about their future and synthetic biology will make huge leaps. Here's a look at what to expect this year in the world of science and technology.

AI’s higher calling | Financial Times

Sir, Your editorial “ The paradox in ceding powers of decision to AI” (FT Weekend, December 30) makes the correct observation that “without care, …

Machine Learning

Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips.<p>How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel, which made the chips that ran more than 80 percent of the world’s personal computers? Even in the areas where …

Artificial Intelligence

AI researcher Monty Barlow teaches a computer to figure out American accents

Monty Barlow works at Cambridge Consultants and his company’s recent work involves teaching a computer to discern between British and American accents. The project, which Barlow sees as part of a suite of machine-learning solutions that will grow to encompass “true” AI, appeared at CES last …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Beats Humans at Reading Comprehension, but It Still Doesn’t Truly Comprehend Language

While Alibaba and Microsoft may have developed AIs that outperform humans at a comprehension test, there are still tough natural language challenges …

AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise

Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.<p>Despite a flood …

Robots Can Now Read Better Than Humans, Putting Millions of Jobs at Risk

An artificial intelligence algorithm has outperformed humans in a reading comprehension test for the first time, potentially putting millions of …

The 5 Things Your AI Unit Needs to Do

Not a day goes by without the announcement of the appointment of a new VP of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a Chief Data Scientist, or a Director of AI Research. While the enthusiasm is undeniable, the reality is that AI remains an early-stage technology application. The potential is vast, but how …

Innovation

Cisco collaborates with startup for AI health and safety trial

Cisco is to work with artificial intelligence startup Cortexica in an Innovate UK-funded project to improve physical safety in the workplace

Microsoft advances AI and machine learning through cutting-edge medical research

The best way to advance the technology of AI is by applying it to as many practical tasks as possible. Microsoft is using AI to achieve a potential …

Artificial Intelligence

Can AI In Social Media Affect Our Marketing Decisions?

Two decades ago, Artificial Intelligence was a major topic in the world of Sci-Fi. Primarily driven by big blockbusters, such as The Terminator and …

Big Data, Small Target: The Smart Approach To Artificial Intelligence

Companies that have invested heavily in big data solutions want to know how to make smart, strategic investments that will distinguish them from the competition and enable the best possible return before making the decision to go all in. In the past, not all enterprise big data initiatives went as …

It's official, AI is now better at reading comprehension than humans are

Microsoft and Alibaba machines tied for first place, but both beat a human by a slim margin.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Outscores People For The First Time In Reading Comprehension

Alibaba's reading comprehension AI is delivering billions in revenue right now.<p>Think back to those pesky reading comprehension tests you used to take in school. Trust me, they are still on the SAT and still challenging. At least, for us carbon-based intelligences. From the rapidly developing …

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Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse: Scientists Simulate Superintelligence in Video Game and the AI Takes Over

The rise of powerful artificial intelligence, professor Stephen Hawking once warned, will be “either the best or the worst thing ever to happen to …

The AI World Will Listen to These Women in 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Let’s make one thing clear: one year isn’t going to fix decades of gender discrimination in computer science and all the problems associated with it. …

Decentralized Artificial Intelligence Is Coming: Here's What You Need To Know

The existing AI market is increasingly controlled by tech giants like Google, IBM and Microsoft, all of which offer cloud-based AI solutions and APIs. This model assumes little control of users over the AI products, and in the long run, such a centralized model could lead to the monopolization of …

The 10 most important breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence

“Artificial Intelligence” is currently the hottest buzzword in tech. And with good reason - after decades of research and development, the last few …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's How Artificial Intelligence Will Explode in 2018

It was the number one tech trend of 2017 and will become even more useful in 2018.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) grew exponentially in 2017, and was the number one topic many executives called out as the hottest tech trend of the year. In 2018 it will be even bigger, particularly when it comes to …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence can ‘evolve’ to solve problems

Many great ideas in artificial intelligence languish in textbooks for decades because we don’t have the computational power to apply them. That’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Intel Looks to the Future With Exotic Chips

The company unveiled two long-term bets on the future of computing.<p>Chip giant <b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ:INTC) was rocked last week, when the discovery of two CPU …

Microsoft Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Make CRISPR More Accurate

The gene-editing technology CRISPR could very well one day rid the world of its most devastating diseases, allowing us to simply edit away the …

Artificial Intelligence

How Big Tech Is Profiting by Selling AI-as-a-Service

The nascent technology of artificial intelligence is more widely used than you may think.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is still in its infancy, but it …

How ML and AI will transform business intelligence and analytics

​Machine learning and artificial intelligence advances in five areas will ease data prep, discovery, analysis, prediction, and data-driven decision …

Big Data

You think it and a robot sees it: The future is here with mind-reading AI

The first “this could change everything” AI story of the year comes to us in the form of (yet another) AI that’s supposed to read minds. This time however, there’s no parlor trick. We’re one step closer to being able to broadcast our thoughts to a screen, thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>Japanese …

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Here are the most common uses of AI on your smartphone today

Artificial intelligence is starting to permeate the technology that we use everyday.<p>That's especially true in smartphones, where apps that rely on machine learning and AI are increasingly common.<p>Statista mapped out the survey results of Deloitte's Global Mobile Consumer Survey which determined just …

Google and Others Are Building AI Systems That Doubt Themselves - MIT Technology Review

The most powerful approach in AI, deep learning, is gaining a new capability: a sense of uncertainty.<p>Researchers at Uber and Google are working on …

Baidu Raises A.I. Voice At CES

By<p>Jan. 9, 2018 6:27 p.m. ET<p>LAS VEGAS -- <b>Baidu's</b> (ticker: BIDU) answer to <b>Amazon's</b> (AMZN) made its presence loud and clear at the Consumer Electronics …