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Why AI Companies Can’t Be Lean Startups

A Conversation with Matt Turck of FirstMark Capital<p>Today it’s impossible to read business news without seeing some mention of artificial intelligence.<p>…

Microsoft joins Facebook in sharing AI research with everyone

Facebook and Microsoft today announced they were joining forces to provide an open source AI resource repository. Called the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX), the algorithm sharing platform will allow developers to switch between AI engines at various stages of development.<p>The result of this …

Artificial Intelligence

KFC : le paiement par reconnaissance faciale fait ses débuts

<b>La technologie dite de la reconnaissance faciale prend aujourd’hui de nouvelles proportions en matière d’usage. En Chine, certains fast-food de la</b> …

Blockchain

Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

An exclusive look at how Alphabet understands its most ambitious artificial intelligence project<p>In a corner of Alphabet’s campus, there is a team working on a piece of software that may be the key to self-driving cars. No journalist has ever seen it in action until now. They call it Carcraft, after …

Guillermo del Toro

Apple fixes Siri's robotic voice with deep learning - hear the difference

Ahead of the launch of iOS 11 this fall, Apple has published a research paper detailing its methods for improving Siri to make the voice assistant sound more natural, with the help of machine learning.<p>Beyond capturing several hours of high-quality audio that can be sliced and diced to create voice …

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Financial Services

Future Factories | Adaptive Manufacturing | Preventive Maintenance Plan

Today’s consumers are pickier than ever. They want customized, personalized, and unique products over standardized ones and prefer local, smaller …

Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence Law | Legal AI Solutions

Legal technology, commonly known as LegalTech, refers to software that enable lawyers to do their jobs more efficiently and cost-effectively. Though …

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Deep Learning

Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups

A new week brings a fresh Google initiative targeting AI startups. We started the month with the announcement of Gradient Ventures, Google’s on-balance sheet AI investment vehicle. Two days later we watched the finalists of Google Cloud’s machine learning competition pitch to a panel of top AI …