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Google's AI has some seriously messed up opinions about homosexuality

Google's code of conduct explicitly prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, religion, and a host of other protected categories. …

AI and the rising expectations for enterprise software

From the dawn of the information age, computers have helped us accelerate our understanding of business performance and opportunities for improvements. We rely on them to tackle the routine, yet often complex, calculations underlying our most important metrics: revenue, growth, costs, and …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

A professor built an AI teaching assistant for his courses — and it could shape the future of education

Ashok Goel needed help.<p>In his regular courses at Georgia Tech, the computer science professor had at most a few dozen students. But his online class had 400 students  —  students based all over the world; students who viewed his class videos at different times; students with questions. Lots and …

VR is spectacular but lonely: Here's how it needs to change to succeed

Virtual reality is already impressive, but will only fulfil its real promise if it also becomes more of a shared experience.<p>Let's get this out of the …

Can Curated Data Fix The $18.3 Billion Analytics Market?

The global analytics market will be worth $18.3 billion by the end of the year according to a recent Gartner. Despite this, many organizations are still failing to see return on investment following significant analytics infrastructure spending.<p>It is a problem I often come across. The explosion in …

Big Data

Zipcar Doesn’t Just Ask Employees to Innovate — It Shows Them How

Innovative companies have innovative cultures. Always. Think of Google, or of how GE has sustained an innovation culture that goes back to its founding father, Thomas Edison. Today GE has once again reinvented itself, as “the digital industrial company” — not bad for an organization founded in 1892.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence For Healthcare Is Booming

Image via shutterstock<p>Imagine a future where a doctor knows exactly which of one their patients might get sick and when. They would know exactly how …

The Rise Of AI Will Force Data Scientists To Evolve Or Get Left Behind

The history of Artificial Intelligence is long, but it’s only been recently that technology companies and markets have begun to get excited about it… Why? Because now it works.<p>After a few decades of exploration of symbolic AI methods, the field shifted toward statistical approaches, that have as of …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Major Artificial Intelligence Hurdles We're on Track to Overcome by 2020

Unless you're in AI development yourself, you need to start thinking about tech partnerships that could bring AI to your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) gets more advanced every year, but there are still some major limitations …

If Only AI Could Save Us from Ourselves - MIT Technology Review

Humans have broken the Internet. Cyberbullying, harassment, social shaming, and sheer unpleasantness plague such sites as Twitter and Reddit, …

These 20 companies are racing to build self-driving cars in the next 5 years

We rounded up a whopping 20 companies — from traditional automakers to Silicon Valley start-ups — who are working to build a self-driving car by 2021. Naturally, when we will see a fully driverless car hinges just as much on the regulatory environment as advancements in self-driving tech.<p>But …

This AI’s attempt to write a Christmas carol is absolutely bone-chilling

Computers are getting smarter, but first they’re stuck in some sort of uncanny valley of intelligence, reassembling normal, everyday objects into …

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

Hands-on with VR Sports Challenge, the Oculus Touch version of Wii Sports

When the Wii launched, no one knew what motion controllers were or why we even needed them. So to get people excited about the new input method, Nintendo released Wii Sports as a free game to anyone who bought the Wii.<p>The game came with Boxing, Bowling, Golf, Tennis and Baseball – all mini games …

The World's First Home Robotic Chef Can Cook Over 100 Meals

Apparently, having a home cooked meal from the kitchens of Thomas Keller, Alain Ducasse and Gordan Ramsay could become a reality. In 2018, Moley will launch the world’s first fully-automated and integrated intelligent cooking robot—a robotic kitchen that has unlimited access to chefs and their …

Robotics

Machine Learning Examples That Will Amaze You

When Bill McDermott, CEO of <b>SAP</b>, the world’s largest business software provider, believes the next five to 10 years will be far more disruptive than the five to 10 we just lived through, it’s time to sit up and pay attention.<p>The culprits behind this oncoming wave of disruption? <b>Machine Learning</b>, …

Machine Learning

How Google's AI taught itself to create its own encryption

As machine learning becomes ubiquitous, robots will be tasked with handling increasingly more sensitive and private data. In order to help protect …

Machine Learning

Why Deep Learning Is Taking Over

We’ve hit a tipping point for deep learning. The process, a form of machine learning, refers to AI’s ability to improve its understanding of how to …

Machine Learning

Why An AI-Judged Beauty Contest Picked Nearly All White Winners

It’s another troubling example of an emerging trend.<p>Beauty pageants have always been political. After all, what speaks more strongly to how we see each other than which physical traits we reward as beautiful, and which we code as ugly? It wasn't until 1983 that the Miss America competition crowned …

How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume

A group of five engineers and product people get together, raise some angel funding, build a startup, make little to no money and sell for $10 million. What just happened? Common narratives assert that it’s the tech bubble; it’s a naive acqui-hire; it’s collective irrationality.<p>Maybe it’s something …

This Startup Uses Artificial Intelligence to Tell What Your Employees Think

Subtle changes in what employees think about compensation or product road maps, or how they feel about specific leaders can often be accurate …

Comment on Peter Diamandis: We’ll Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies by Herbys

What makes you think that a longer-living population would be worse for the planet?<br>It is not even clear it would increase population. Population …

The Ugly Truth about Innovation | Inc.com

A lot of literature on disruption or innovation often resembles junk food: It tastes great, has very little substance, and soon after you regret spending money on it because it didn't really do anything to improve your disposition.<p>Of course there are exceptions, but few business books address what …

Innovation

Social investing site Instavest raises $1.7M in seed funding

Part of YC’s Winter 2015 class, Instavest is a startup trying to turn investing — an activity most of us are used to doing privately — into a social activity.<p>The site launched about a year and a half ago with the goal of helping average retail investors learn from others who have more experience in …

Can big data and AI fix our criminal-justice crisis?

America, land of the free. Yeah, right. Tell that to the nearly 7 million people incarcerated in the US prison system. The United States holds the dubious distinction of having the highest per capita incarceration rate of any nation on the planet -- 716 inmates for every 100,000 population. We lock …

Law Enforcement

How Adobe uses machine learning to drive marketing success

Earlier this year, Adobe took the wraps off its new Adobe Marketing Cloud, touting new data science capabilities like Adobe Analytics' Segment IQ, …

The next wave of AI is rooted in human culture and history

Understanding humans is essential to the design and experience of a technology. For decades, major corporations have turned to social scientists for insight into human behavior, culture and history. At Intel, Genevieve Bell, a prominent Australian anthropologist with a Ph.D. from Stanford …

Artificial Intelligence

IT Innovation At One Of The Fastest Growing Healthcare Companies In The World

When Rick Hopfer joined Molina Healthcare as CIO in January of 2011, the company was on the cusp of breaking into the list of the largest US public companies with revenue at roughly $5 billion. Today, five years later, the company has surpassed $14 billion in revenue. Much of the growth has been …

Innovation

Exploring the past, present and future of AI with Engadget

Few things stir up as much excitement, fear and confusion as artificial intelligence. So we're dedicating this entire week to examining it from as many angles as possible. We'll look at how current nascent AIs reflect some of society's less admirable qualities, how it could be used to improve our …

Artificial Intelligence