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Intel's Myriad X AI chip is a game changer for AI

When Intel’s Movidius team released the Myriad 2 visual processing unit (VPU) it was a marvel of technology and design. The tiny chip contained AI accelerators and a performance-to-power ratio that placed it, arguably, without peer. A developer looking to give the power of sight to a device …

Machine Learning: 10 Facts Everyone Needs to Understand

What should everyone know about machine learning? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Daniel Tunkelang, Led machine learning projects at Endeca, Google, LinkedIn, on Quora:<p>As someone who …

The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

Physics

DeepMind developing an artificial intelligence with imagination

DeepMind, a British artificial intelligence firm acquired by Google in 2014, is building an AI capable of “imagination” and understanding the consequences of previous actions.<p>In two research papers submitted last week, DeepMind describes how the AI would be able to “construct a plan” and remember …

Google Wants to Humanize Artificial Intelligent

Google recently launched PAIR, an acronym of People + AI Research, in an attempt to increase the utility of AI and improve human to AI interaction. …

The Full-Body Reconstruction Workout

Whether you unintentially let yourself go, or if life’s everyday demands (whether it’s from the office or from your relationship) pulled you from …

How Intuit's Customers Have Benefited From Machine Learning

Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence where computers can learn without being explicitly programmed for handling certain tasks by analyzing vast amounts of data in the cloud. And Intuit – the company whose mission is to power prosperity for consumers, small businesses and the …

Machine Learning

Brit neural net pioneer just revolutionised speech recognition all over again

<b>Profile</b> Deep learning with Dr Tony RobinsonOne of the pioneers of making what's called "machine learning" work in the real world is on the comeback …

To Truly Fake Intelligence, Chatbots Need To Be Able To Change Your Mind

To achieve social intelligence, AI needs to be able to be persuasive, argues researcher.<p>Could you ever imagine yourself in a heated argument with a chatbot? Like, really passionate, deeply reasoned position-taking—argument, counterargument, countercounterargument, countercountercounterargument. …

One Shot Learning with Siamese Networks in PyTorch

This is Part 1 of a two part article. You can read part 2 here<p>Deep neural networks are the go to algorithm when it comes to image classification. …

The big problem with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence algorithms can indeed create a world that distributes resources more efficiently and, in theory, can offer more for everyone. …

Website Scraping Is an Easy Growth Hack You Should Try

As one of the oldest tricks in the digital marketing book, website scraping is still a premiere way of getting data.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Website scraping has been a growth hacking technique since well before the term <i>growth hack</i> even existed. Starting out from …

10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need To Know About

This column is authored by content analyst and tech writer,The post 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need To Know About appeared first on …

3 ways to massively fail with machine learning (and one key to success)

Machine learning is hard, but open source projects like Google's TensorFlow promise to help foster the kind of culture necessary for success.<p>Though …

The First Fully Automated Toothbrush is Here. And it Cleans Your Teeth in 10 Seconds.

Say hello to Amabrush, the world’s first automatic toothbrush, and goodbye to brushing your teeth for minutes at a time twice a day. Amabrush …

Is The Universe Conscious?

The history of science — in particular the physical sciences, like physics and astronomy — can be told as the incremental realization that there is large-scale coherence in the universe.<p>By large-scale coherence, I mean that some of the same physical laws hold at scales as diverse as the atom and …

Physics

Nanotechnology to protect astronauts from harmful radiation, and turn windows into mirrors

Imagine a window that could instantly turn into mirror — the possibility is real, thanks to a breakthrough in nanotechnology by researchers at the …

Coding Is An Overrated Skill: Here's What You Really Need To Know | Inc.com

There's a myth floating around Silicon Valley that you need to be able to code to run a successful company. And it's duped us all. The companies we aspire to start are tech-based, overnight unicorns that fundamentally disrupt the industry they are entering. But there are other ways to do it. At …

San Francisco

Ray Kurzweil: There's a Blueprint for the Master Algorithm in Our Brains

Today’s artificial intelligence (AI) systems are, no doubt, considerably advanced. There are now intelligent machine learning algorithms capable of …

Singularity

The 7 True Trailblazers Leading the Way in Artificial Intelligence Research

Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>Answer <b>by</b> Eric Jang, Research Engineer at Google Brain, on …

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Machine Learning

Microsoft manages to cram artificial intelligence on the Raspberry Pi 3 PC board

The Raspberry Pi 3 is one of the most popular devices you can buy. For $35, this inexpensive all-in-one computer board can be used to power numerous …

Machine Learning

Quick Tip: Speed up your Python data processing scripts with Process Pools

Get a 4x speed-up with 3 lines of code!<p>Python is a great programming language for crunching data and automating repetitive tasks. Got a few gigs of …

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data

How Schrödinger's Cat Helps Explain the New Findings About the Quantum Zeno Effect

Schrödinger’s Cat<p>Even if you’re not that into heavy science, you’re probably familiar with Schrödinger’s cat, the thought experiment that allows us …

Google launches open source system to make training deep learning models faster and easier

Google's new Tensor2Tensor (T2T) library aims to help businesses and researchers create new machine learning models for translation, parsing, and …

Getting Started With Scrapy

Scrapy is a Python-based web crawler that can be used to extract information from websites. It is fast and simple, and can navigate pages just like a …

This robot uses deep learning to write and play its own music

Artificial intelligence has proved itself incredibly capable of analysing images, now its getting rhythm in the form of a four-armed, marimba-playing …

Artificial Neural Networks Are Revealing The Quantum World

Modeling a Complex System<p>Quantum entanglement, which Einstein referred to as “a spooky action at a distance,” is one of the many possible quantum …

The intelliPLUG is a more affordable way to automate your home, will work w/ Google Assistant

Home automation is an idea straight out of an 80’s sci-fi TV show. Now, with Google Assistant, we can simply ask our phones or Google Home to turn on the lights or turn off a fan. The biggest issue with smarthome products, though, has long been their upfront cost. Thanks to the intelliPlug, a …