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How A.I. is pushing U.S. healthcare down a U.S.S.R. path

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>The digital media firm GlobalData just announced that six artificial intelligence giants — Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn How to Integrate AI and the Google Cloud with This Bundle

It’s not very surprising that Google has come to dominate the more high-end aspects of cloud computing and data storage. The tech giant’s suite of …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk’s OpenAI Bot Falls in First ‘Dota 2’ International Match

OpenAI, the artificial intelligence research company co-founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman, has fallen to the humans. The “OpenAI Five” team of bots …

Next Step For Artificial Intelligence: The Autonomous Enterprise

We are still in the early days of artificial intelligence and machine learning transforming many aspects of our world, including how work gets done. For those of you who can remember how work got done before computers, the internet, and mobile, you have a sense of just how transformational new …

Machine Learning

The High-Tech War With China

Nothing less than global dominance is at stake<p>‘Self-determination and innovation is the unavoidable path . . . to climb to the world’s top as a …

LG’s new wearable robot is a connected exoskeleton that gives you just a hint of superpowers

LG Electronics has announced the development of a connected robotic suit that won’t turn you into Iron Man but will help you do stuff like lift heavy boxes. And while we can imagine all sorts of fun and fantastic uses, LG says it’s mainly for assisting with manual labor at factories and …

Robotics

The 10 highest-paying AI jobs, and the massive salaries they command

Looking for a job in artificial intelligence? These positions are in-demand and high-paying, according to Indeed.<p>Demand for artificial intelligence …

Machine Learning

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

Machine Learning Vs. Artificial Intelligence: How Are They Different?

Artificial intelligence and machines have become a part of everyday life, but that doesn’t mean we understand them well. Do you know the difference between machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI)?<p>If you’re hoping to use one or the other in your business, it’s important to know which …

Machine Learning

AI changing the world? Maybe eventually, but definitely not today

Developers looking to get in on the AI revolution would be wise to focus on getting better data and applying simple methods to analyze it.<p>Recent …

Why Even AI-Powered Factories Will Have Jobs for Humans

It was going to be the factory of the future. Dubbed the “Alien Dreadnought,” Tesla’s new manufacturing facility in Fremont, California, was designed to be fully automated — no humans need apply. If all went well, AI-powered robots would enable the company to achieve a weekly production of 5,000 …

The Ethics of AI

AN ORIGINAL FILM<p>he implications and promises of artificial intelligence (AI) are unimaginable. Already, the now ubiquitous functions of AI have changed our lives dramatically—the “fastest route” always at our fingertips, a chatbot to answer all our questions. But what’s possible today will be …

Do You Know The Difference Between Data Analytics And AI Machine Learning?

The artificial intelligence (AI) industry has been leading the headlines consistently, and for good reason. It has already transformed industries across the globe, and companies are racing to understand how to integrate this emerging technology.<p>Artificial intelligence is not a new concept. The …

Machine Learning

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

The Rise of Illiberal Artificial Intelligence

Chinese AI technology provides a blueprint for autocracies around the world.<p>Chinese artificial-intelligence startup CloudWalk Technology signed a …

Artificial intelligence model “learns” from patient data to make cancer treatment less toxic

Glioblastoma is a threatening tumor that develops in the brain or spinal cord, and anticipation for grown-ups is close to five years. Patients must …

How soon is Artificial Intelligence is Coming?

Interview with Dmitrii Pavlov — mathematician, founder of UCT World Corporation The discussions of using the Artificial Intelligence at the workplace …

Artificial Intelligence

Uber Might Be The First AI-First Company, Which Is Why They 'Don't Even Think About It Anymore'

A decade ago we started to see the emergence of mobile-first companies. Now we’re seeing the growth of AI-first companies.<p>Mobile-first companies built their companies on mobile as the core operating environment for their business. AI-first companies are building their companies with artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

This fake news detection algorithm outperforms humans

When researchers working on developing a machine learning-based tool for detecting fake news realized there wasn’t enough data to train their algorithms, they did the only rational thing: They crowd-sourced hundreds of bullshit news articles and fed them to the machine.<p>The algorithm, which was …

Machine Learning

The Scariest Thing About AI Is the Competitive Disadvantage of Being Slow to Adapt

Artificial intelligence can give you a 360 degree view of customer preferences and needs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“If you don’t have an AI strategy, you are going to die in the world that’s coming.” <i>-- Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay</i><p>Whenever there is talk about …

Artificial Intelligence

IoT Security Is A Mess That Will Take An Age To Fix

Barely a month since Brian Krebs’ website was temporarily knocked offline by an — at the time — historically large Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack another, even larger, DDoS attack has caused havoc with websites all day.<p>This latest attack has targeted DNS provider Dyn. Sites including …

Cybersecurity

5G and Internet of Things are ramping up and Intel is ready to make them work efficiently

Nextbigfuture interviewed Rob Topol about 5G. Rob is general manager of Intel’s client and IOT business and systems architecture group.<p><i>Rob Topol,</i> …

Merging Blockchain and IoT: A Match Made in Heaven

<b>The Internet of Things (IoT) market has been on an upward trend in 2017. Those in the sector have been using the term as a catch-all phrase for</b> …

Blockchain

Will IoT Trump Blockchain And AI As The Megatrend Of 2018?

Tis the season. Pundits and prognosticators are busy predicting which technologies to watch in 2018.<p>In his article, Top 10 Trends For Digital Transformation In 2018, for example, analyst Daniel Newman offers a compelling list that includes the Internet of Things (IoT), analytics, blockchain, …

Internet of Things

How can privacy survive in the era of the internet of things?

As more and more devices are connected, there are two futures when it comes to privacy. Which one will we pick?<p>Amazon’s new Dash button, which will order replacement products at the touch of a button, might well usher us further towards the internet of things (IoT), in which a variety of connected …

Internet of Things

73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects In 2017

• Manufacturing-based IoT connections grew 84% between 2016 and 2017, followed by energy & utilities (41%).<br>• 73% of executives are either researching or currently launching IoT projects.<br>• The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year to $1.16B by 2020.<br>• B2B uses can generate nearly 70% of the …

Customer Service

The Internet of Things is sending us back to the Middle Ages

Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank’s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, …

How AI and IoT must work together

As artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) become more commonplace, it is both useful and important to understand how these two important trends work together to benefit specialists and the average person alike.<p>How can AI control and potentially improve the rollout of IoT?<p>For …

Hologram announces world’s largest cellular IoT network

Hologram announced on Tuesday the world’s largest global cellular network dedicated to Internet of Things (IoT) devices, capable of working on 600 cellular networks in 200 countries.<p>Hologram has not revealed all of the supported networks, but said all U.S. carriers will work.<p>As part of the network …