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Monetization Strategies: How Will Bots Become Profitable?

Interest in chatbots is surging. Currently, traditional mobile apps and games have hit a wall; usership is lagging with no sign of growth anytime …

IDG Contributor Network: Building the predictive enterprise: What CIOs should tell CEOs about A.I.

By now we have all heard the buzz. Siri has plenty of company. Alexa and Google have invaded the home. Tesla’s artificial intelligence is, well, …

Artificial Intelligence

What it will take for us to trust AI

Like humans, computers need to behave as we would expect<p>By Guru Banavar, IBM Research<p>The early days of artificial intelligence (AI) have been met …

Intels Nervana chip shows the giant is serious about owning the AI market

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Many of the AI breakthroughs over recent years have only been possible because of the exponential increase in the amount of …

Inside the secret meeting where Apple revealed the state of its AI research

Apple has long been secretive about the research done within its Cupertino, California, labs. It’s easy to understand why. Conjecture can spin out of even the most benign of research papers or submissions to medical journals, especially when they’re tied to the most valuable company on the …

Machine Learning

Slow Uptake for Apple’s Deep Learning Tools

When Apple unveiled iOS 10 this past summer, the company made a big deal of how it was baking artificial intelligence into the operating system. …

Machine Learning

Starbucks To Add 12,000 Cafes; Use Artificial Intelligence In Ordering App

If you were worried you wouldn’t be able to score your customary morning cup of coffee from Starbucks whilst traipsing around the world, worry not: …

Microsoft, Cray claim deep learning breakthrough on supercomputers

Project could allow larger and more complex deep learning workloads on supercomputers.<p>A team of researchers from Microsoft, Cray, and the Swiss …

Machine Learning

Why You’re Not Getting Value from Your Data Science

Businesses today are constantly generating enormous amounts of data, but that doesn’t always translate to actionable information. Over the past several years, my research group at MIT and I have sought answers to a fundamental question: What would it take for businesses to realize the full …

Machine Learning

Chipmakers Are Racing To Build Hardware For Artificial Intelligence

Intel, Nvidia, and a host of startups are rolling out new chips to make machine learning faster and more powerful.<p>In recent years, advanced machine learning techniques have enabled computers to recognize objects in images, understand commands from spoken sentences, and translate written …

Machine Learning

Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI is going to decimate middle class jobs

In a column in The Guardian, the world-famous physicist wrote that "the automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend this job destruction deep into the middle classes, with only the most caring, creative …

The Future

Mapping nutrition with “What did I eat?”

<b>Cognitive Build project simplifies food logging</b><p>Visual recognition gives computers new eyes into the world. Whether it’s mapping the drought in …

This AI personal assistant took 3 years and millions to build - it completely fooled me

A few weeks ago I was emailing Tom Blomfield, the CEO of startup bank Monzo, to arrange lunch. He passed me over to his assistant, Amy Ingrams, by …

Facebook’s advice to students interested in artificial intelligence

Math. Math. Oh and perhaps some more math.<p>That’s the gist of the advice to students interested in AI from Facebook’s Yann LeCun and Joaquin Quiñonero Candela

 who run the company’s Artificial Intelligence Lab and Applied Machine Learning group respectively.<p>Tech companies often advocate STEM …

Artificial Intelligence

Improve your customer service experience with AI

SMEs cannot afford to ignore larger companies' use of artificial intelligence to solve customer needs, but nor should they rush to invest in imperfect computing.<p>The best customer service agent is knowledgeable, always available and knows precisely what your customer wants, but increasingly, they’re …

Artificial Intelligence Deals Top $1 Billion | Inc.com

This year is the first year when deals in artificial intelligence are really taking off. AI startups have already attracted well over a billion dollars in exits in 2016--and the year isn't quite done. AI's fast progress has attracted other types of attention too, like the recent White House Report …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon launches Amazon AI to bring its machine learning smarts to developers

Amazon today announced the launch of its new Amazon AI platform at its re:Invent developer event in Las Vegas. This new service brings many of the machine learning smarts Amazon has developed in-house over the years to devs outside the company. For now, the service only makes three different tools …

Cloud Computing

In IBM's future, Watson will be your doctor

IBM is working on a way to make its Watson supercomputer a far more effective medical tool for flesh-and-blood doctors. The company wants to use the platform to analyze medical imaging data to learn what a healthy set of insides looks like. It should then be able to identify when things have gone …

Why Stephen Hawking Is Wrong About Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com

Theoretical physicist and author Stephen Hawking recently said that "artificial intelligence could be the greatest disaster in human history, unless humans learn to mitigate the risks posed." He joins other notable public figures who have warned of the dangers of artificial intelligence, with many …

Artificial Intelligence

Google proved that AI can reshape medicine

A doctor’s work isn’t all done in examination rooms. Many specialists spend lots of time alone with the lights out, examining photographs that reveal their patients’ internal workings.<p>That might soon change. A paper by Google published in the Journal of the American Medical Association details an …

Medical Technology

Cognitive Computing: Transforming Retail This Holiday Season -- And Beyond

Holiday shoppers have an infinite digital world of products available for viewing at their fingertips. Stepping into a brick-and-mortar store <i>seems</i> to have lost its appeal. In reality, 85 percent of customers <i>still</i> preferred to shop at physical store last year according to Time Trade.<p>Though that’s …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT's deep-learning software produces videos of the future

When you see a photo of a dog bounding across the lawn, it's pretty easy for us humans to imagine how the following moments played out. Well, …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT Develops A.I. That Can Predict Seconds Into the Future

A superhero who was able to see two seconds into the future wouldn’t be invincible, but she’d have a leg up on mere mortals. On Monday, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Intelligence May Stem From a Basic Algorithm in the Human Brain

The human brain is the most complex organism in the known universe. The marvellous things that the human brain can do has inspired artifical …

Microsoft's Chinese chatbot won't talk about Tiananmen Square or Donald Trump

The conversational two-year-old Chinese-speaking bot won't talk about certain controversial political topics, even refusing to talk to users if they persist in their attempts.<p>Alongside the iconic protests, Xiaoice also won't discuss US president-elect Donald Trump, Chinese president Xi Jinping, the …

China

Google Artificial Intelligence Whiz Describes Our Sci-Fi Future

The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company’s map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a …

Machine Learning

Neuroscientists Develop AI-Based Method for Hacking Fear

As it turns out, your fear of spiders looks a whole lot like my fear of spiders.<p>Imagine a library of fear. Lining its aisles aren't photo albums of snakes and plummeting aircraft, but are instead volumes containing cross-sectional scans of human brains. They are familiar fMRI images of folded grey …

The Brain

Nearly half of U.S. adults get news on Facebook, Pew says » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: www.journalism.org ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Joseph Lichterman | May 26, 2016<p>More than 40 percent of American adults get news on Facebook, according to a report published Thursday by the Pew Research Center and the Knight Foundation. (Disclosure: Knight is a supporter of the Lab.)<p>Two-thirds of Facebook …

Pew Research Center