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Japanese scientists just created an AI that can “read” human minds

Nope, this isn’t just fodder for the new series of Black Mirror<p>As computer scientists attempt to make machines think and learn like humans, the …

Machine Learning

Robots 'are here to give us a promotion,' not take away jobs, Gartner says

In contrast to the often-heard doomsday commentaries that robots will replace human workers, research firm Gartner predicts that artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Carnegie Mellon’s ‘Superhuman AI’ bests leading Texas Hold’em poker pros

A new paper published by <i>Science</i> today details how Libratus, an AI developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s computer science department, managed to take on and defeat top industry professionals at one of the most challenging forms of poker: No-limit Texas Hold’em. Yes, the same variant of poker …

Mixed reality analytics presents a multibillion dollar opportunity

Tools like Google Analytics, Optimizely, and KissMetrics were built for the 2D internet, which we’ve accessed through flat screens on laptops and smartphones. However, 2D analytics tools will become irrelevant as the rise of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) creates a 3D “mixed …

Augmented Reality

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

6 areas where artificial neural networks outperform humans

Five years ago, researchers made an abrupt and rather large leap in the accuracy of software that can interpret images. The artificial neural …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning Becomes Mainstream: How to Increase Your Competitive Advantage

First there was big data – extremely large data sets that made it possible to use data analytics to reveal patterns and trends, allowing businesses …

Machine Learning

From Alexa to Tesla, this is how algorithms see the world

In 2018, Algorithms will increasingly power every aspect of our lives, from voice recognition to self-driving cars. But it's difficult for humans to …

Machine Learning

What zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchain

Zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs are generating excitement in financial circles lately due to their potential for increasing privacy and security for blockchain participants. The concept itself is not new, as cryptographers have been working with zero-knowledge/interactive proofs for years. But the …

Blockchain

Developers are using artificial intelligence to spot fake news

It may have been the first bit of fake news in the history of the Internet: in 1984, someone posted on Usenet that the Soviet Union was joining the network. It was a harmless April's Fools Day prank, a far cry from today's weaponized disinformation campaigns and unscrupulous fabrications designed …

Artificial Intelligence

Another AI attack, this time against 'black box' machine learning

The difference between George Clooney and Dustin Hoffman? Just a couple of pixelsWould you like to join the merry band of researchers breaking …

Machine Learning

China Has a New Three-Year Plan to Rule AI

The national artificial-intelligence ambitions of China have just evolved into a detailed three-year action plan, building on a sweeping scheme …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Will Replace All Human Workers In The Near Future, Says AI Expert

Plumbers, electricians and nurses will be the last ones replaced in the robot takeover<p>Human beings are under threat. One U.S. author with a …

Artificial Intelligence

Penn State graduates its first students in data analytics

Penn State’s master’s degree in data analytics will graduate its first students at the University’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16.

College & University

AI veteran Andrew Ng just can’t stop launching new companies

Unlike tennis balls and musketeers, AI ventures don’t typically come in threes. Unless you’re Andrew Ng.<p>The former AI leader at both Google and Baidu has been on an entrepreneurial spree, making his third major announcement in recent months to launch Landing.ai. The startup will help make large …

Artificial Intelligence

World's First AI Citizen in Saudi Arabia Is Now Calling For Women's Rights

It's a little ironic if you think about it.<p>When the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia granted a citizenship to Hanson Robotics' female-looking robot Sophia, …

The Next Frontier Of Artificial Intelligence: Building Machines That Read Your Emotions

The blueprint for today’s artificial intelligence, neural network and machine learning technology is the human brain, simply because it is the most effective tool for solving problems that we know of.<p>However, there is a big part of the puzzle missing – the aspect of human intelligence that we know …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence | The Next Web

All stories in Artificial Intelligence<p>Robot takeover stalls in worst slump for AI funds on record<p>(Bloomberg) -- Chalk one up for the humans. Hedge funds that use artificial intelligence and machine ...<p>Dani Burger<p>We should be getting paid to use Facebook and Google<p>Technology companies are making …

There is a new chapter in Harry Potter's story — and it was written by artificial intelligence

There is a new chapter in Harry Potter's story, but it wasn't written by the original author, J.K. Rowling. Instead, an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm did most of the hard work, The Verge first reported.<p>The people over at Botnik Studio fed a computer's algorithmic tool with all of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Dragonfly Eye: Artificial Intelligence Machine Can Identify 2 Billion People in Seconds

Yitu Technology unleashes 'Minority Report' style artificial intelligence facial recognition algorithm that can identify billions of people in mere …

Artificial Intelligence

Data Analytics for Better HR Decision-Making and Planning

Businesses whether small or large gather data about their employees. HR data is sensitive, messy, constantly changing, and located in many disparate …

Indian Stock Exchanges Want To Venture Into The Business Of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analysis

Stock Exchanges in India are exploring the opportunity to venture beyond the current businesses to create data repository services, Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

How Should Testers use AI?

As a tester I am excited about the possibilities of AI and machine learning.1<br>I hope that there will be many ways to leverage this technology to level …

This strange AI “camouflage” can stop you being identified by facial detection software

Researchers have created a DeepDream-esque mask that can block neural network object recognition<p>The scope for facial detection to be used for …

A Team of MIT Scientists Taught an AI to Get Emotional Over Movies

Artificial intelligence (AI) may not be ready to write the next blockbuster movie, but a team of AI researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of …

An inside look at the world's first nation with a minister for artificial intelligence

Prioritizing the Future<p>From robots that can flawlessly perform backflips to electric cars that can go over 950 km (600 miles) on a single charge, it …

AlphaZero Is the New Chess Champion, and Harbinger of a Brave New World in AI - ExtremeTech

By on December 12, 2017 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The world has quietly crowned a …

MicroStrategy 10.10™ Empowers Individuals, Departments and Enterprises with Massive Update to Data Discovery & Dossier Authoring | MicroStrategy Incorporated

<b>Newest Release Promotes Data-Driven Culture with Powerful New Tools to Create, Share and Govern Enterprise Analytics</b><p>TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS …

China’s big brother: how artificial intelligence is catching criminals and advancing health care | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The lifts rising to Yitu Technology’s headquarters have no buttons. The pass cards of the staff and visitors stepping into the elevators that service …

Artificial Intelligence Predicts Outcomes of Chemical Reactions

By thinking of atoms as letters and molecules as words, artificial intelligence software from IBM is now employing the same methods computers use to …

Artificial Intelligence