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Can A.I. Fix the World's Biggest Problems? XPRIZE Aims to Find Out

How A.I. researchers are making "amazing" happen.<p>Amir Banifatemi thinks he’s on the cusp of something big, having found himself at the heart of a …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence will be worth $1.2 trillion to the enterprise in 2018

Gartner says that AI-based customer experience technologies are boosting market value.<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) industry will be worth $1.2 …

Artificial Intelligence

Google is bleeding cash trying to take on Amazon in the smart home

New financial figures for Nest shed light on Google’s race to be the eyes and ears of the smart home<p>Google parent company Alphabet reported first quarter earnings for 2018 today, beating Wall Street estimates on sales and profit thanks in large part to its mammoth search advertising machine that …

Google Home

Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

Artificial Intelligence

Why China will win the global race for complete AI dominance

China will be the world’s dominant player in artificial intelligence by 2030. This isn’t a prediction by a researcher or academic, it’s government …

A Google computer scientist says his new lip-reading technology has terrifying implications for fake news

In an era of fake news, we can still rely on our own eyes to spot the truth, right? Wrong.<p>Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn, now a research resident at Google Brain, has created a new kind of lip-reading technology that can make a fake video of just about anyone that looks and sounds almost …

Fake News

Time based heatmaps in R

Tutorial ScenarioIn this tutorial, we are going to be looking at heatmaps of Seattle 911 calls by various time periods and by type of incident. This …

Data Science

NVIDIA TensorRT 4 to Boost GPU Inference

NVIDIA's TensorRT aims to optimize trained neural network models to produce runtime inference engine. (Image courtesy of NVIDIA)<p>At the GPU Technology …

Machine Learning

AI researchers oppose university's work on autonomous weapons

A group of researchers have concerns over the development of military weapons outfitted with AI.<p>It's a case of killer robot versus strongly worded letter.<p>A group of artificial intelligence researchers and engineers from the Centre on Impact of AI and Robotics released a letter Wednesday taking …

Artificial Intelligence

Our Students Can Make Data, AI, & Blockchain Projects Work in Real Life – and So Can You

<b>A Focus on Implementation and Rapid Impact</b><p><i>A Signal in the Noise</i><p>About 2 years ago, I had a thought that it was time to offer a new type of course in …

Hospitality Sector has Always Been Slow in Adapting Technology Manav Thadani

EVER WONDERED how hotels, motels and other hospitality businesses occupied a fairly simple space in people’s lives—they were a place for guests to …

IBM Speeds Up Machine Learning

IBM Sets Tera-scale Machine Learning Benchmark Record with POWER9 and GPUs

Machine Learning

Inside IBM’s initiatives involving Blockchain, artificial intelligence, and other emerging tech

<i>IBM believes 2018 is the year when emerging technologies will go mainstream and change the business landscape of India. More and more large</i> …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Google researchers are learning how machines learn

Machines are starting to learn tasks on their own. They are identifying faces, recognizing spoken words, reading medical scans and even carrying on …

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.<p>Nonlinear data modeling is a …

Google AI Used by Pentagon Drone Program in Rare Military Pilot

Google’s artificial intelligence technology is being used by the U.S. Department of Defense to analyze drone footage, a rare and controversial move …

Google is offering a free Machine Learning and AI course from 1 March onwards

Google on 1 March introduced "<b>Learn with Google AI</b>" — a set of educational resources developed by Machine Learning (ML) experts at the company, for …

Machine Learning

How to Turn Off Facebook's Face Recognition Features

In recent days, more and more Facebook users started seeing a notification about how the social network uses its facial recognition technology. When …

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Marketing

• 84% of marketing organizations are implementing or expanding AI and machine learning in 2018.<br>• 75% of enterprises using AI and machine learning enhance customer satisfaction by more than 10%.<br>• 3 in 4 organizations implementing AI and machine learning increase sales of new products and services by more …

Machine Learning

Data Science Glossary

Getting started in data science can be overwhelming, especially when you consider the variety of concepts and techniques a data scienctist needs to …

Data Science

A new AI detected 17 times more earthquakes than traditional methods

Detecting Earthquakes<p>Earthquakes are a lot more common than people may think. Each year, Southern California alone experiences roughly 10,000 …

Artificial Intelligence

This algorithm can spot extremist propaganda with 94 percent accuracy

UK-based ASI Data Science recently unveiled a new machine learning algorithm capable of identifying jihadist content with a staggering 94 percent accuracy.<p>In London, reporters were given a first-hand look at the inner workings of the algorithm, though they were asked not to share the actual …

Google is bringing AMP to Gmail to make emails more interactive

Google has announced it is bringing its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology to Gmail in order to make emails a lot more engaging and interactive.<p>The technology, which was originally designed to speed up websites by stripping down the unnecessary clutter, will power the new Gmail Developer …

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

Cryptocurrency

How to learn Deep Learning in 6 months

It is quite possible to learn, follow and contribute to state-of-art work in deep learning in about 6 months’ time. This article details out the …

The final crackdown? China moves to completely ban and block cryptocurrency trading at home and abroad

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, has announced that it aims to crackdown on cryptocurrency trading with bans on both domestic and …

Cryptocurrency

Tesla is connecting 50,000 homes in Australia to create a power grid

The state of South Australia is taking on a revolutionary project to harness solar energy and power 50,000 homes – but instead of using solar cells at a single location, it’s creating a decentralized network across the state, and Tesla is helping out.<p>The idea is to kit out homes with a 5kW solar …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …