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23 Awesome Products From Amazon To Put On Your Wish List

A book by Jimmy Fallon, something called a "FaceBlaster," unicorn hair, and 20 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.<p>To see what people were wishing for last week, click here.

Shopping

Evolving to blockchain integration

Article<p>Blockchain to blockchains: Broad adoption and integration enter the realm of the possible Tech Trends 2018<p>December 05, 2017<p>Now that everyone …

45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

You can find a lot of junk on the internet, but if you're shopping on Amazon, you can find some absolutely brilliant products, too. These trending …

Shopping

Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk About the Multiplicity

For a species that’s conquered Earth and traveled through space and invented the Slapchop, we humans sure are insecure when it comes to technology. …

Robots

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

11 Amazing Paid iPhone Apps Gone Free You Must Download Now : IOS

<b>1. Browser and Documents Manager</b><p>Download and browse files and documents on your iPhone, iPod or iPad like on your computer.<p>No limits on storage or …

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. …

Artificial Intelligence

10 things you didn't know your Amazon Echo could do

Did you just unwrap a shiny, new Amazon Echo device? Or maybe you already have one and you’re getting a little tired just streaming endless hours of holiday music.<p>You might already know that Alexa can convert teaspoons to tablespoons, time the food you put in the oven and tell jokes you can repeat …

Choosing the best language to build your AI chatbot

Which language is the best for your chatbot?<p>No, this is not about whether you want your virtual agent to understand English slang, the subjunctive tense in Spanish or even the dozens of ways to say “I” in Japanese. In fact, the programming language you build your bot with is as important as the …

If you think AI is terrifying wait until it has a quantum computer brain

Rigetti, a quantum computer startup, recently announced its researchers created a method for quantum computers to run a clustering algorithm (a way for AI to separate data into groups). There are a number of companies, including IBM and Google, using AI in the development of quantum systems, but …

MIT's automated machine learning works 100x faster than human data scientists

Auto Tune Models (ATM) is an automated system that beats human-designed machine learning solutions for 30% of datasets tested.<p>Building a slide deck, …

AI Dominated 2017. Here’s What’s Coming Next

Experts predict where AI will go in 2018–and the role designers are destined to play.<p>Artificial intelligence was one of the hottest topics of 2017. AIs developed new languages in which to converse; the debate raged over whether AI will automate our jobs or augment our skills; and the insidious ways …

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

Would you like to join the merry band of researchers breaking machine learning models? A trio of German researchers has published a tool designed to …

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

The Rise of the Machines

AMONG THE MANY EMERGING TRENDS IN THE technology sector, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to be one of the most significant over the coming years. AI refers to the ability of machines to perform tasks that would typically be associated with human cognition such as responding to …

Thorough Introduction to Apache Kafka™

Introduction<p>Kafka is a word that gets heard a lot nowadays… A lot of leading digital companies seem to use it as well. But what is it actually?<p>Kafka …

Blockchain-powered medical AI Skychain promises to beat IBM's Watson Health

Since its creation, artificial intelligence (AI) has found use in many different industries, including healthcare. The amount of medical data is astronomically huge and the problem of systematizing, storing, and, above all, using such data is of the utmost importance.<p>People have long hoped that …

The Great AI Paradox - MIT Technology Review

You’ve probably heard versions of each of the following ideas.<p>1. With computers becoming remarkably adept at driving, understanding speech, and other …

Awesome Awesome Node.js

A curated list of awesome lists that are about or related to Node.js.<p><i>Inspired by the awesome list thing, going deeper down the rabbit hole.</i><p>🐰<p>Meta …

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 …

Google's AlphaZero is now scary smart

- Advertisement -<p>What would you think if you taught your child the rules of chess at breakfast and found that by lunchtime she had beaten the world …

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

Machine Learning

AI is unraveling the mysteries of the serial killer mind

Hunting a serial killer is, according to experts, a fundamentally different type of detective work than any other type of homicide investigation. For decades the top investigators in this hyper-specialized field have turned to technology. In 2017 this means AI, and just like everything else, it’s …

Understanding the real capabilities of unsupervised machine learning

“Hey, Siri. What is the capital of New York?” We all know what happens next — Siri provides the answer. How Siri knows the correct answer is not a mystery (we have the internet to thank for that), but what is more interesting is the fact that Siri is able to understand the question at all.<p>Siri can …

Machine Learning

DeepMind’s AI became a superhuman chess player in a few hours, just for fun

The descendant of DeepMind’s world champion Go program stretches its muscles in a new domain<p>The end-game for Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind was never beating people at board games. It’s always been about creating something akin to a combustion engine for intelligence — a generic thinking machine …

Artificial Intelligence

Google AI built ‘AI child’ more advanced than anything humans have ever made

A Google supercomputer has created an “AI child” which can outperform its man-made rivals.<p>The incredible machine named NASNet becomes smarter through …

Introduction To Neural Networks Part 2 - A Worked Example

<i>This tutorial was originally posted here on Ben's blog, GormAnalysis.</i><p>The purpose of this article is to hold your hand through the process of …

Deep Learning

Google’s AI builds its own AI child and it’s better than anything humans have made

Is this the begining of the end for humanity?<p>Google’s AI-building AI actually went ahead and built a fully-functional AI child that, as it turns out, …

Optimization for Deep Learning Highlights in 2017

Table of contents:<p>Improving Adam<p>Decoupling weight decay<br>• Fixing the exponential moving average<p>Tuning the learning rate<p>Warm restarts<p>SGD with …