Roland Merkle

153 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @RolandMerkle | Keep up with Roland Merkle on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Roland Merkle”

Google’s self-training AI turns coders into machine-learning masters - MIT Technology Review

Google just made it a lot easier to build your very own custom AI system.<p>A new service, called Cloud AutoML, uses several machine-learning tricks to …

Machine Learning

Top 5 Data Science Publications You Should Read In 2018

Our Top 5 recommended Data Science publications. Pick at least two, and commit to reading them regularly, to become well versed in all things Data …

5 Key Trends to Inform Your 2018 Digital Marketing Strategy

mohamed_hassan / Pixabay<p>The new year is fast approaching, and marketers are already looking ahead to determine the direction of their digital …

Google's new AI-powered text-to-speech system sounds incredibly human-like

Google has developed a new text-to-speech (TTS) system called Tacotron 2 that the company claims is not only better than past systems of its type but …

The Best of AI: New Articles Published This Month (December 2017)

10 data articles handpicked by the Sicara team, just for youWelcome to the December edition of <b>our best and favorite articles in AI that were</b> …

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov on what happens when machines 'reach the level that is impossible for humans to compete'

LISBON, Portugal — Garry Kasparov knew as early as 1997 — 20 years ago — that humans were doomed, he says. It was in May of that year, in New York, that he lost a six-game chess match to IBM's Deep Blue, the most powerful chess computer of its day.<p>Today, it seems obvious Kasparov should have lost. …

Key Highlights in Data Science / Deep Learning / Machine Learning 2017 and What can we Expect in 2018?

Introduction<p>2017 has been a really exciting year for a data science professional. This is pretty evident from the new technologies that have been …

Toronto’s thriving AI ecosystem serves as a model for the world

While you were looking the other way, Toronto humbly produced some of the globe’s top artificial intelligence and deep learning experts, companies, and innovations. Now is the time for the city to stand up tall and loudly proclaim what local folks already know: Toronto is at the center of AI …

China tops the US in AI race

As more industries are becoming robotized, China is dominating the United States when it comes to the development of artificial intelligence (AI).<p>“The Chinese over the next 5 years are spending $150 billion of government [funds] on AI development. In 2015 [the U.S.] did $1.1 [billion] and in 2016 …

Neural Networks Are Learning What to Remember and What to Forget - MIT Technology Review

Deep learning is changing the way we use and think about machines. Current incarnations are better than humans at all kinds of tasks, from chess and …

Deep Learning

Alpha Zero’s “Alien” Chess Shows the Power, and the Peculiarity, of AI - MIT Technology Review

The latest AI program developed by DeepMind is not only brilliant and remarkably flexible—it’s also quite weird.<p>DeepMind published a paper this week …

Artificial Intelligence

AI is better at picking stocks than the stock market

One of the most notable success stories on Wall Street in 2017 isn’t exactly a human-interest story.<p>The AI Powered Equity, an exchange-traded fund …

Investing

Entire human chess knowledge learned and surpassed by DeepMind's AlphaZero in four hours

Hundreds of years of chess knowledge was learned and then surpassed by Google DeepMind’s artificial intelligence algorithm in just four hours, it has emerged.<p>The astonishing programme AlphaZero quickly mastered the ancient game, before coming up with completely new strategies, which are now being …

Artificial Intelligence

How AI could have cracked the Enigma code and helped end WWII in just 13 minutes

An AI company has deciphered the Enigma code using neural networks, cloud servers and Grimm Fairy Tales<p>Science author Simon Singh is stood beside an …

Artificial Intelligence

Social Articles Tracking & PR news.com

The Cottage Cheese Market report offers a detailed Outlook and future prospects of the Industry. The Cottage Cheese market report includes various …

Market Trends

Dear CEO: AI is a Business Imperative and Boardroom Agenda

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in business is not hype. Rather than robots, the most common applications for business will be use of machine or deep learning to automatically analyze big data, resulting in improved business agility and mass personalization of services at scale. The main …

Artificial Intelligence Still Isn't a Game Changer

Machines can beat humans at some things, but they remain one-trick ponies.<p>Not much time passes these days between so-called major advancements in artificial intelligence. Yet researchers are not much closer than they were decades ago to the big goal: actually replicating human intelligence. That’s …

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 …

China inches toward AI supremacy as US continues to ignore science

A think-tank focused on security and defense yesterday released a report indicating China is no longer a distant second in the AI arms race, but quickly catching up. According to the analysis, the US can expect its current lead to continue for another five years before vanishing.<p>The Center for a …

Artificial Intelligence

This AI can tell whether you’re liberal or conservative based on your car

Aside from political bumper stickers — or maybe a big, colorful peace sign on the bumper of a Volkswagen bus — you might not think your car says all …

Google Street View

Researchers have created an AI system that teaches itself new languages

Language-Learning AI<p>Computers have become much more adept at translating from one language into another in recent years, thanks to the application of …

Machine Learning

Tech giants are using open source frameworks to dominate the AI community

Tech giants such as Google and Baidu spent from $20 billion to $30 billion on AI last year, according to the recent McKinsey Global Institute Study. Out of this wealth, 90 percent fueled R&D and deployment, and 10 percent went toward AI acquisitions.<p>Research plays a crucial role in the AI movement, …

What Computer Vision Actually Looks Like

Get ready for Daft Punk Terminators<p>Over the years we've been conditioned by movies, from the "Terminator" flicks of the '80s and '90s to more …

Daft Punk

NVIDIA's AI will help GE speed up medical image processing

Deep learning tech is making itself at home in hospitals by helping radiologists examine medical scans for just a buck per image. Now, GE Healthcare is bringing that AI tech directly to the scanners, thanks to partnerships with NVIDIA and Intel. It announced that it will update 500,000 of its …

Imaging

Amazon Web Services unveils new program to fund machine learning research

Amazon Web Services announced a new award program today that’s designed to fund academic machine learning research using its cloud. The AWS Machine Learning Research Awards will provide one-time unrestricted awards to academic institutions, as well as credits for use with its cloud platform.<p>The …

For Large Scale Image Classification and Object Detection: AutoML

It has been a few months since the introduction of the AutoML project, that is an approach made in order to automate the design of machine learning …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk: Say 'Sweet Dreams,' Humanity

Elon Musk has once again warned about the dangers of unchecked artificial intelligence, this time in response to a viral video of a robot doing …

The startups shaping the next wave of AI in Montreal

Montreal has become known as one of the world’s leading centres for artificial intelligence research.It’s a reputation that has attracted …

These are the jobs already being created by the artificial intelligence boom

Predictions about the economic impact of artificial intelligence swing from increased productivity to the complete annihilation of industries. Clearly, nobody really knows how the introduction of autonomous decision-making software is going to shape our world.<p>But there are some early reasons for …

Google cuts prices for graphics chip power on its cloud

Heating up a market for chips used in machine learning, Google Inc. today cut prices for accessing the power of Nvidia Corp. graphics processing unit …