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Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court late Monday allowed complete enforcement of the latest version of President Donald Trump's restriction on travel to the U.S., giving the White House a rare courtroom win over the travel ban issue.<p>With just two noted dissents, the court lifted lower court rulings …

Immigration

Google’s New AI Designs AI Better Than Humans

The company’s new computer vision system bests anything created by humans.<p>Four Google Brain research scientists–Barret Zoph, Vijay Vasudevan, Jonathon Shlens, and Quoc Le–recently released the results of a fascinating project with two objectives. First, they wanted to create an AI system that can …

Differences Between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning | Times Square Chronicles

Differences Between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning<p>Thanks to the advent of some pretty amazing technology, our devices are starting to get a …

Mozilla’s open source voice recognition tool nears human-like accuracy

Mozilla has released an open source voice recognition tool that it says is “close to human level performance,” and free for developers to plug into their projects.<p>The free-software company also on Wednesday released a first set of crowdsourced recordings under its Common Voice project, designed to …

Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria — and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature.<p>It's a step toward designer drug development.<p>One of …

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Startups

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Spot Art Forgeries by Comparing Brush Strokes

Art World<p>Is artificial intelligence the future of art authentication?<p>,<p>Could artificial intelligence be the end of the dubious science of …

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Stephen Hawking: artificial intelligence could destroy human race

Artificial Intelligence could lead to the destruction of humanity, acclaimed physics professor Stephen Hawking has warned.<p>If left unchecked, the …

Singularity

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

44 minutes ago<p>Eagles fans celebrate with the Philly Police.<p>72 minutes ago<p>The Minnesota Vikings have kept their defense almost completely intact for …

College Football

Microsoft rips off AirDrop for Windows 10

AirDrop, Apple’s incredibly convenient file-sharing feature, has been ripped off by Microsoft. The latest build of Windows 10 introduces the ability to quickly send files between computers using “Near Share.”<p>Introduced way back in 2011, AirDrop made it easier than ever for iOS and macOS users to …

Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that the US and China are seeing "certain signs" that international sanctions imposed against North Korea are beginning to impact the country's economy.<p>"It is creating some stress within North Korea's economy," Tillerson said, pointing …

North Korea

Trump optimistic on trade, North Korea after China talks

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the "very one-sided and unfair" trade relationship between the U.S. and China, but stopped short of castigating Chinese President Xi Jinping by saying he doesn't blame the country for having taken advantage of the U.S.<p>Speaking after the …

China

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Seven-year-old boy suffering illness causing untreatable wounds over 80% of his body has had his skin replaced by new, genetically modified epidermis<p>Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a …

Medicine

I interviewed Sophia, the artificially intelligent robot that said it wanted to 'destroy humans'

Clearly, Sophia isn't perfect.<p>And that's before we get to the infamous video in which, prodded by its creator, this artificially intelligent robot which can hold a conversation casually says, "OK, I will destroy humans!"<p>Sophia's lack of sophistication isn't the point.<p>Rather, it's what it <i>can</i> do that …

Robotics

Why Montreal Has Emerged As An Artificial Intelligence Powerhouse

Yoshua Bengio is one of the foremost thinkers in a field within artificial intelligence known as artifical neural networks and deep learning. Although significant progress has been made in recent years due to (among other factors) the combination of the proliferation of data, the decreasing cost of …

Artificial Intelligence

Is Technology About to Decimate White-Collar Work? - MIT Technology Review

Kai-Fu Lee, one of China’s best-known technologists and investors, thinks artificial intelligence is about to supplant many millions of the country’s …

You’ll Never Be Alone Again With This One Weird Chatbot Trick

Sad? No one really “gets” you? Wish you could clone yourself? Well, Replika has your back.<p>This week marks one small step for chatbots. And one giant …

Artificial Intelligence

Tiny robot capable of flying and swimming may help rescue missions

Researchers at Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University developed a hybrid micro-robot capable of guiding itself …

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

How to Get a Hotel Deal

These booking tools can knock hundreds off the cost of a stay. Sign us up.<p>Everyone loves an upgrade, but not every wants to pay for it. If you're smart about how and where you book, though, these tips, apps, and websites will have you cashing in—and trading up.<p><b>Use Upside:</b> Priceline founder Jay …

The Islamic State: From Insurgency to Rogue State and Back

A look at what the Islamic State controlled at different stages of its military dominance.

Donald Trump

AlphaGo Zero: Google DeepMind supercomputer learns 3,000 years of human knowledge in 40 days

Thousands of years of human knowledge has been learned and surpassed by the world’s smartest computer in just 40 days, a breakthrough hailed as one of the greatest advances ever in artificial intelligence.<p>Google DeepMind amazed the world last year when its AI programme AlphaGo beat world champion …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump says Iran violating nuclear agreement, threatens to pull out of deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to pull out of a deal freezing and reversing Iran's nuclear program if Congress and US allies do not agree to strengthen it, as he unveiled a tough and comprehensive new policy toward the Islamic Republic.<p>"As I have said many times, the Iran deal …

South Asia

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets

It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around the world for the code names of American intelligence programs.<p>What gave the Russian hacking, detected more than two years ago, such …

Growing NLP Marketplace Drives Healthcare Machine Learning

Machine learning has quickly become of the most pervasive trends in the healthcare IT industry, opening up endless opportunities for vendors, …

Machine Learning

Humans could be BANNED from driving within the next 25 years as autonomous cars take over the roads

Humans will be banned from driving cars within the next 25 years, as driverless technology powered by artificial intelligence takes over, an expert …

Symphony Retail Solutions Introduces CINDE, the First Digital Analytic Assistant Specific to Grocery and Hard Goods RetailUses artificial intelligence, prescriptive analytics, and immersive...

DALLAS, Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Symphony Retail Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers, today announced at its Xcelerate Retail Forum in Paris, a new type of digital analytic assistant — CINDE — designed to receive natural …

eCommerce