Salil Ahuja

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Here’s What You’ll Need to Know to Get Smart About Back-to-School Marketing

Summer is getting into full swing, and that means one thing: The back-to-school shopping season is about to kick off.<p>Back-to-school shopping is …

We Must All Commit to Responsible AI and Data Practices

<i>At VivaTech, Ginni Rometty invites other companies to adopt IBM’s Principles for Trust and Transparency</i><p>Today in a keynote at the VivaTech conference, …

Is there any Azure based service similar to IBM Watson Knowledge Studio?

I tried to find some Azure service similar to IBM Watson Knowledge Studio but I failed. I'm looking for something I can train to analyze texts and …

Adrenaline Shots for Apple AI

• Apple has been criticized for not doing enough in AI. Two recent announcements show the company is closing the gap.<br>• In the past two weeks, the company …

Cognitive Computing

Watch the newest ads on TV from Mercedes-Benz, IBM Watson, Kendall Motor Oil and more

Every weekday we bring you the <b>Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots</b>, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention …

Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?

After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.<p>A recent Accenture …

AI augments and amplifies human cognition

"AI's role is to augment," says IBM Watson's CTO, Rob High. It assists and amplifies. "We need to be thinking seriously about whether AIs are really …

Banks bet on AI to win back regulator, consumer trust

International tech behemoth IBM is expecting a significant boost to its Watson Financial Services division in Australia, with the big four banks …

Financial Services

5 Open Source Libraries to Aid in Your Machine Learning Endeavors

Machine learning is changing the way we do things, and it's becoming mainstream very quickly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Machine learning is changing the way we do things, and it’s becoming mainstream very quickly.<p>While many factors have contributed to this increase …

IBM told investors that it has over 400 blockchain clients — including Walmart, Visa, and Nestlé

IBM's foray into blockchain technology is catching on with customers, according to an investor briefing shared by the company on Thursday.<p>At least 400 IBM customers are now running blockchain-based projects, according to the briefing. Among those customers are 63 that work together with certain …

Mitigating Bias in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Models

Artificial intelligence (AI) holds significant power to improve the way we live and work, but AI systems are only as effective as the data they’re …

Computers Can Now Tell What Songs You've Listened to Just by Using Brain Scans

What kind of wizardry is this.<p>It's not quite mind reading, but it's close: scientists have been able to identify songs people are listening to just …

Common Misconceptions Executives Have About AI

Artificial intelligence is no longer the sole domain of tech companies like Google, Facebook, IBM or Amazon. Recognizing the potential of exponential …

5 Top Stocks to Buy Right Now -- According to 1 Top Artificial-Intelligence System

An AI-powered ETF really likes these stocks. But why?<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to enable cars to drive themselves, detect cancer, …

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods

This could be the biggest thing since self-driving cars.<p>There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your …

eCommerce

SingularityNET’s Ben Goertzel has a grand vision for the future of AI

SingularityNET — an ambitious project to create a decentralized marketplace for AI — has raised a lot of money in its token sale. In around 60 seconds after opening the sale to the public, it sold out of the whole amount of available tokens (the AGI token), bringing the total raised to $36 …

Blockchain

A Zero-Math Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods

For many of us, Bayesian statistics is voodoo magic at best, or completely subjective nonsense at worst. Among the trademarks of the Bayesian …

5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. However, an increased focus on repeatable and quantifiable results is likely to ground some of the “big picture” thinking in reality.<p>Don’t get me wrong - in …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM shows off tenfold improvement in machine learning using GPUs

In coordination with EPFL researchers, IBM has created a new method for working with large data sets to train machine learning algorithms. The new …

Building A.I. That Can Build A.I.

SAN FRANCISCO — They are a dream of researchers but perhaps a nightmare for highly skilled computer programmers: artificially intelligent machines that can build other artificially intelligent machines.<p>With recent speeches in both Silicon Valley and China, Jeff Dean, one of Google’s leading …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM's new, cutting edge tech could make computers 200 times faster

by Dom Galeon November 2, 2017 Robots & Machines 27981<p>An All-in-One Approach to Computing<p>Regular desktop computers, as well as laptops and …

Why Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Is a Genius

If TheStreet's Jim Cramer says it, you can bet he means it.<p>That's why investors ought to heed Cramer's message that Netflix Inc. (NFLX) CEO Reed …

Can artificial intelligence beat musicians at their craft?

Should musicians, whose job relies on the unpredictable and mysterious workings of human imagination, heed the warnings about artificial intelligence driving humans into unemployment?<p>Apparently, the answer to that question is bit complicated.<p>Artificial intelligence is gradually transforming into a …

Neural network gives your phone 'DSLR-quality' photos

You can buy a Pixel phone if you want AI to enhance your photos every time you press the shutter button, and services like Google Photos use AI for minor fixes and clever effects. But what if you wish your photos looked like they were taken with a much better camera? Scientists might have an …

Mobile Photography

The First Ever Fund Managed by a Robot Is Here. So Far It's Beating the Market

It can process over 1 million pieces of information a day.<p>As if professional mutual fund managers didn’t have it hard enough.<p>Not only do they have to …

Investing

How Governments Can Be Smart about Artificial Intelligence

<i>The French MP and Fields medal award winner, Cédric Villani, officially auditioned Constance Bommelaer de Leusse, the Internet Society’s Senior Director, Global Internet Policy, on national strategies for the future of artificial intelligence (AI). In addition, the Internet Society was asked to</i> …

What is a Chatbot? – Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Chatbots can be integrated with enterprise back end systems such as a CRM, inventory management program, or HR system. Chatbots can be built to check …

Google Assistant now sounds more natural thanks to DeepMind's WaveNet technology

When Google acquired British artificial intelligence startup DeepMind back in 2014 nobody was really sure why. It was a secretive company without any …

Facebook Quietly Enters StarCraft War for AI Bots, and Loses

In the distant Koprulu Sector of the Milky Way, Facebook’s Zerglings lingered in a restless swarm outside the enemy’s base. After the commander …

Put Humans at the Center of AI - MIT Technology Review

As the director of Stanford’s AI Lab and now as a chief scientist of Google Cloud, Fei-Fei Li is helping to spur the AI revolution. But it’s a …

Artificial Intelligence