Malcolm Ogg

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Amazon’s Face-Scanning Surveillance Software Contrasts With Its Privacy Stance

Companies small and (very) large are selling face-recognition tech to anyone with a credit card, from shopkeepers to federal agents<p>By<p>Christopher Mims<p>Christopher Mims<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mims<p>christophermims<p>christopher.mims@wsj.com<p>Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos recently called the …

Machine Perception

Genetically modified animals

Pigs<p>Last week, scientists from the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute announced they had deleted the section of DNA that leaves pigs vulnerable to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, which is estimated to cost European farmers £1.5bn a year in loss of livestock and decreased …

Organisms

Amazon Replaces Merchants with Bots: How Levi's, Wolverine Worldwide and Saks Can Compete

I came across an interesting article in Bloomberg last week. Amazon has been synonymous with robotics and automation, but for the most part that has been relegated to stocking the shelves and other operational tasks in the warehouse. Interestingly, according to the article, automation is starting …

eCommerce

A multidisciplinary forum for machine intelligence

<b>Now open for submissions, Nature Machine Intelligence will study all aspects of intelligent machines by exploring a broad spectrum of topics across</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Foxdog Studios make comedy out of robotics, AR and sausages

Wires snake around mixing desks. Computer monitors perch on most available surfaces. A homemade electric toy car, a kind of souped-up DT project, …

Sausages

Super-resolution CT Image Reconstruction Based on Dictionary Learning and Sparse Representation

Altmetric: 0<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 11 June 2018<p>Changhui Jiang,<br>• Qiyang Zhang,<br>• Rui Fan &<br>• Zhanli Hu<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article …

Deep Learning

Artificial intelligence’s greatest contribution may be in health care, and China is leading the way

The greatest contribution that artificial intelligence could make to humanity might be in health care. According to the consultancy firm Frost & …

Artificial Intelligence

How the internet is being mapped in real-time to fight censorship

It was just after six in the evening, Pakistan time, on Sunday June 3, 2018, when reports started trickling in that people couldn’t access the …

Internet

Virtual, Augmented Reality Growing - And Growing Up

Virtual and augmented reality are working their way through some growing pains.<p>Shipments of VR and AR headsets are down 30% from a year ago, …

Augmented Reality

A deep learning framework to discern and count microscopic nematode eggs

Altmetric: 3<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 14 June 2018<p>Adedotun Akintayo,<br>• Gregory L. Tylka,<br>• Asheesh K. Singh ORCID: …

Deep Learning

Cell-sized 'microlasers' could regulate brain activity

Scientists have spent years creating ever-smaller lasers. Berkeley Lab's latest invention, however, is something special -- and could lead to a significant change in medicine. An international team at the school has developed "microlasers" that are smaller than a red blood cell. The researchers …

Nanotech

Top 10 Actionable Ways To Optimize mCommerce with Artificial Intelligence in 2018

Google is probably one of the most active tech giants when it comes to Artificial Intelligence. In their most recent I/O, they probably demonstrated how to nail down a turing test. For those who missed it, here’s a sneak peek:<p>If such disruptive and moot evolution in Artificial Intelligence are not …

Artificial Intelligence

Getting Value from Machine Learning Isn’t About Fancier Algorithms — It’s About Making It Easier to Use

Machine learning can drive tangible business value for a wide range of industries — but only if it is actually put to use. Despite the many machine learning discoveries being made by academics, new research papers showing what is possible, and an increasing amount of data available, companies are …

Machine Learning

Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science

Altmetric: 42<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 19 June 2018<p>Decebal Constantin Mocanu ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5636-7683,<br>• Elena Mocanu ORCID: …

Deep Learning

Adobe Using AI to Spot Photoshopped Photos

Adobe’s software has been widely used for many years now as a tool to create fake photos, but now the company is developing software for the other …

Artificial Intelligence

Bringing machine learning to image analysis

Satellite data is being generated at a volume to large for humans to process, according to Nate Ricklin, director of platform engineering at …

Machine Learning

Welcome to an Electric Revolution

<b>By Nicole Decker, James Dobson, Rudolf Leemann, and Giovanni Staunovo</b><p>A vision for a modern energy future is driving government-sponsored economic …

Renewable Energy

MIT researchers develop a robot system controlled by brainwaves

The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) program has come up with some amazing advances in robotics recently, from …

Robotics

If Your Data Is Bad, Your Machine Learning Tools Are Useless

Poor data quality is enemy number one to the widespread, profitable use of machine learning. While the caustic observation, “garbage-in, garbage-out” has plagued analytics and decision-making for generations, it carries a special warning for machine learning. The quality demands of machine learning …

Machine Learning

The True Father of Artificial Intelligence - OpenMind

History does not always make things easy for geniuses. When <b>John McCarthy</b> (1927-2011) was born in Boston on the eve of the Great Recession to a humble …

Artificial Intelligence

Boeing's robot submarine is back roaming off the California coast

Boeing Co.’s Echo Voyager has headed back to sea for a second round of testing, as the aerospace company looks to demonstrate the underwater drone’s more sophisticated capabilities for a U.S. Navy contract competition.<p>The 51-foot-long, yellow and grey autonomous undersea vehicle is being designed …

Military

Space tourists could be struck down by astro-sickness, warns Nasa astronaut

The dream of boldly going where only a few have gone before has inspired hundreds of people to sign up with space tourism companies like Virgin Galactic.<p>But Nasa astronaut Anna Fisher, who made history by becoming the first mother in space, has warned many are unprepared for the rigours of …

Space Exploration

How Stitch Fix Turned Personal Style Into a Data Science Problem

Alanna Hale<p>At Stitch Fix our business model is simple: We send you clothing and accessories we think you’ll like; you keep the items you want and send the others back. We leverage data science to deliver personalization at scale, transcending traditional brick-and-mortar and e-commerce retail …

Machine Learning

How I built a receipt chatbot over a weekend

Last week my microwave stopped working so I went to Big W to get a replacement. As expected, they asked for the receipt which I did not have as it …

Chatbots

Revolutionary AI chip that replaces GPU's hailed as the "future" by ARM's founder

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The future will be powered by AI and Machine Learning, and it could also be powered by a new type of chip, an “Intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

What Are The Biggest Unresolved Problems In Artificial Intelligence?

<i>What is the biggest unresolved problem for AI? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yohan John, Neuroscience PhD, on Quora:</b><p>I think the best way to understand all the things that AI is …

Artificial Intelligence

CNNs with Noisy Labels! using DeepCognition.|Research paper|

Well! I was reading this research paper https://arxiv.org/pdf/1703.08774.pdf and there was something unexpected! I thought of testing it myself and …

Deep Learning

World's tiniest 'computer' makes a grain of rice seem massive

You didn't think scientists would let IBM's "world's smallest computer" boast go unchallenged, did you? Sure enough, University of Michigan has produced a temperature sensing 'computer' measuring 0.04 cubic millimeters, or about a tenth the size of IBM's former record-setter. It's so small that one …

University of Michigan

This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Hidden 1,000 metres under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's dream.<p>Super-Kamiokande (or "Super-K" as it's sometimes referred to) is a neutrino detector. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles which travel through space and pass through solid matter as though it were …

Physics

Like a vice principal in the sky, this A.I. spots fights before they happen

We live in a surveillance society: A U.S. citizen is reportedly captured on CCTV around 75 times per day. And that figure is even higher elsewhere in …

Machine Learning