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Google's AI made its own AI, and it's better than anything ever created by humans

The Google's Brain team of researchers has been hard at work studying artificial intelligence systems. Back in May they developed AutoML, an AI …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM’s new A.I. predicts chemical reactions, could revolutionize drug development

From building the Deep Blue computer that beat Garry Kasparov at chess to the Watson artificial intelligence (A.I.) that won <i>Jeopardy</i>, IBM has been …

Artificial Intelligence

Google launches Cloud Video Intelligence API out of beta

Google announced today that its Cloud Video Intelligence API is generally available, along with a new Content Classification feature for its Cloud Natural Language API. The updates are aimed at giving customers new capabilities for making their applications smarter using prebuilt machine learning …

IBM’s new Power9 chip was built for AI and machine learning

In a world that requires increasing amounts of compute power to handle the resource-intensive demands of workloads like artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM enters the fray with its latest generation Power chip, the Power9.<p>The company intends to sell the chips to third-party …

Machine Learning

Neural Networks in JavaScript with deeplearn.js - RWieruch

- Edit this Post on GitHub<p>A couple of my recent articles gave an introduction into a subfield of artificial intelligence by implementing foundational …

Deep Learning

The Dark Side Of Artificial Intelligence

Algorithms are incredible aids for making data-driven, efficient decisions. And as more industries uncover their predictive power, companies are increasingly turning to algorithms to make objective and comprehensive choices. However, while we often rely on technology to avoid inherent human biases, …

Artificial Intelligence

Robot Developer Warns Artificial Intelligence Developments Could Lead to Catastrophe

The emergence of super-intelligent computer entities are coming, but they may or may not be friendly to humans, one of the top researchers in the …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin could be the new gold, says JP Morgan

Bitcoin could join gold as a reliable, long-term way to store wealth as the cryptocurrency gains users and value in a craze which JP Morgan’s analysts believe may turn into something resembling a more traditional asset class.<p>The digital currency now trades at more than $11,000 and both Cboe Global …

Bitcoin Breaches $13,000 as Futures Move Closer to Reality

Bitcoin topped $13,000 for the first time, pushing this week’s gains to more than 30 percent amid speculation that the use of futures will help make …

Cryptocurrency

Tencent says there are only 300,000 AI engineers worldwide, but millions are needed

A new report from the Chinese tech giant attempts to put a number on the AI talent shortfall<p>It’s well-established that talent is in short supply in the AI industry, but a new report from Chinese tech giant Tencent underscores how great the need might be. According to the study, compiled by the …

Salaries & Wages

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

Selling

3 Milestones in Artificial Intelligence Were Just Reached -- and They Could Change Healthcare as We Know It

Good news for investors with these huge AI developments: There's still a lot of money to be made.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is a "tsunami" that's …

Artificial Intelligence

Google believes its superior AI will be the key to its future

Sundar Pichai sets his sights on AI and the cloud<p>Google is beginning to look beyond search to tap into some of the most lucrative and promising businesses in the tech industry: artificial intelligence and cloud computing. The company, the largest and most significant part of Alphabet Inc., has …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will take two months of paternity leave this year

To be with his second daughter in her first months<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the head of one of the world’s most valuable and influential corporations, says he plans on taking two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born. In a post published to his public Facebook account …

Paternity Leave

China launches cyber-court to handle internet-related disputes

In Hangzhou, the ‘capital of Chinese e-commerce’<p>China’s new cyber-court in the city of Hangzhou will start hearing cases today that exclusively deal with e-commerce and internet-related cases, according to <i>China Law Blog</i>. The court will have the ability to handle all aspects of a case online from …

China

The Adult Brain Can Regenerate Neurons in an Unexpected Area, Says New Study

Whoa!<p>Scientists have discovered for the first time that adult mouse brains produce new cells in the amygdala, a finding that could eventually lead to …

The Brain

Scientists remotely hacked a brain, controlling body movements

Imagine someone remotely controlling your brain, forcing your body’s central processing organ to send messages to your muscles that you didn’t …

AI versus machine learning: What's the difference?

You can’t have one without the other…<p>Artificial intelligence is everywhere – although often the reality feels somewhat underwhelming compared to the …

Artificial Intelligence

The world’s best Dota 2 players just got destroyed by a killer AI from Elon Musk’s startup

Tonight during Valve’s yearly <i>Dota 2</i> tournament, a surprise segment introduced what could be the best new player in the world -- a bot from Elon Musk-backed startup OpenAI. Engineers from the nonprofit say the bot learned enough to beat <i>Dota 2</i> pros in just two weeks of real-time learning, though in …

Artificial Intelligence

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Best-selling in Laptop Power Adapters/Chargers<p>Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best-selling in Laptop Power Adapters/Chargers<p>Save on …

Citigroup is hiring for an automation center

The so-called Smart Automation Centre will have staff in at least five cities including Tampa, London, Singapore, New York and Budapest.www.imdb.com<p>Citigroup is staffing up for the robotic revolution.<p>The New York-based financial services giant has plastered online jobs boards advertising roles at a …

Automation

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Windows 10 is a service, not an operating system

If you want to get a sense of how Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sees the future of his company, there may be no better source than his remarks to the employees of LinkedIn this week.<p>Following the surprising announcement that Microsoft had agreed to pay $26 billion in cash for the professional social …

Rebalancing — For Large Companies to Stay Competitive

<b>Rebalancing</b><p>Dollar cost averaging or rebalancing are practices used by some of the best investors. What dollar-cost averaging really means is …

Investing

Alphabet slides 5% after missing earnings expectations on revenue of $20.3B

For a split second, Alphabet was the most valuable company in the world. Not so much any more, however, with the company’s market cap continuing to slide after it reported its first-quarter earnings.<p>Relatively speaking, shares of Alphabet are only down around 5 percent in extended trading. But for …

Markets

The automation revolution and the rise of the creative economy

Aidan Cunniffe Contributor<p>Aidan Cunniffe is the co-founder and CEO of Dropsource.<p>Only three main occupations were available to intrepid job seekers 10,000 years ago: hunting, gathering and procreation.<p>Since then, the job market has advanced dramatically, developing into something not only more …

The Future

Physicists have detected something unbelievable from space — watch the announcement live

Rob Ludacer<p>Called gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space are caused by colliding black holes, merging neutron stars, exploding …

Einstein's gravitational waves found at last

LIGO 'hears' space-time ripples produced by black-hole collision.<p>One hundred years after Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational …

Physics

Science Explains How Facebook Makes You Sad

Scrolling through your news feed every day isn't a good idea.<p>More than one billion people log into Facebook every day. Whether their intention is to post a duck face selfie, or they want to read the headlines from their favorite news outlet, Facebook remains the world's most popular social …

Social Media

UK politicians green-light plans to record every citizen's internet history

But recommend that no encryption backdoors should be installed<p>Surveillance legislation proposed by the UK last November has been examined in detail by the country's politicians, with a new report recommending 86 alterations, but broadly approving the powers requested by the government. The …

Privacy