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ONNX makes machine learning models portable, shareable

Microsoft and Facebook's machine learning model format aims to let devs choose frameworks freely and share trained models without hassle

Machine Learning

A computer was asked to predict which start-ups would be successful. The results were astonishing

In 2009, Ira Sager of Businessweek magazine set a challenge for Quid AI's CEO Bob Goodson: programme a computer to pick 50 unheard of companies that …

A Survey of 3,000 Executives Reveals How Businesses Succeed with AI

The buzz over artificial intelligence (AI) has grown loud enough to penetrate the C-suites of organizations around the world, and for good reason. Investment in AI is growing and is increasingly coming from organizations outside the tech space. And AI success stories are becoming more numerous and …

Harvard Business Review

German Regulators Craft Guidelines Addressing the Ethical Issues Raised by Driverless Cars

As driverless cars prepare to enter the roadway, regulators are closely considering the implications of how software is programmed. When faced with …

Tech Trends

Inside Facebook’s AI Workshop

Within Facebook’s cavernous Building 20, about halfway between the lobby (panoramic views of the Ravenswood Slough) and the kitchen (hot breakfast, smoothies, gourmet coffee), in a small conference room called Lollapalooza, Joaquin Candela is trying to explain artificial intelligence to a layperson.<p>…

Machine Learning

Moving Beyond the Turing Test with the Allen AI Science Challenge

Answering questions correctly from standardized eighth-grade science tests is itself a test of machine intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence

Do We Need a Speedometer for Artificial Intelligence?

Microsoft said last week that it had achieved a new record for the accuracy of software that transcribes speech. Its system missed just one in 20 …

Artificial Intelligence

How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning to reap a range of …

Artificial Intelligence

The Automation Advantage

<i>Report by AlphaBeta for Google Australia</i><p>Technological change has long been a source of anxiety for workers. Today, improvements in communication …

Automation

Robots, AI and ethics

Why robotics needs to be as much about ethics, accountability and psychology as technology.

Intelligence

The rise of AI

<i>From virtual assistants to driverless cars, technology imitating human intelligence is on the rise.<br>But at what ethical cost and how do boards</i> …

Intelligence

Queensland govt stakes its claim to AI

Queensland is hoping to set itself up as an artificial intelligence hub in both development and adoption.<p>Job advertisements placed in all capital …

Artificial Intelligence

The AI debate we need to have

<b>Artificial intelligence has the</b> potential to greatly benefit humanity, but governments and experts need to act now to ensure its associated risks are …

deeplearning.ai: Announcing new Deep Learning courses on Coursera

<b>deeplearning.ai: Announcing new Deep Learning courses on Coursera</b>Dear Friends,I have been working on three new AI projects, and am thrilled to …

Machine Learning

The European Artificial Intelligence Landscape | More than 400 AI companies built in Europe

Software is eating the world and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the heart of this takeover. Since we at Asgard are deeply involved in the …

Artificial Intelligence Is Likely to Make a Career in Finance, Medicine or Law a Lot Less Lucrative

First generation robots worked in factories. Second generation robots are preparing for white-collar professions. Sort of like people.<p>Growing up, there’s a good chance you heard the mantra “go to a good school, get a good job, and make lots of money.” On the surface, that seems like sound advice. …

Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: opportunities for New Zealand

AI expert: Worry more about jobs than killer robots

While there has been a lot of talk about super-smart artificial intelligence lately, one of the leaders in the field thinks there are more pressing problems for humanity to solve.<p>Andrew Ng, the cofounder of Coursera and former chief scientist at Chinese technology powerhouse Baidu, told an audience …

Artificial Intelligence

When Moore’s Law Met AI

Melinda Gates and Fei-Fei Li Want to Liberate AI from “Guys With Hoodies”

These two female technologists discuss the promises of artificial intelligence — and how to diversify the field.<p>Artificial intelligence has a …

Guide to working in artificial intelligence policy and strategy - 80,000 Hours

<i>Written by Miles Brundage a researcher who works on AI policy at the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute, with help from the 80,000</i> …

Intelligence

Even the experts probing DeepMind aren’t clear how it uses health data for AI

A second investigation into Google DeepMind’s handling of sensitive medical records from Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) seems likely to further muddy the ability of the Google unit to apply artificial intelligence techniques to health data. The report from an independent panel of reviewers …

NHS

Artificial Intelligence Is Stuck. Here’s How to Move It Forward.

Artificial Intelligence is colossally hyped these days, but the dirty little secret is that it still has a long, long way to go. Sure, A.I. systems have mastered an array of games, from chess and Go to “Jeopardy” and poker, but the technology continues to struggle in the real world. Robots fall …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Accelerates in Canada: Record High Investments in AI in the Past Five Years - Artificial Intelligence

• Artificial Intelligence (AI) attracted $162M in investments across 12 deals in the first half of 2017, the highest amount of funding in Canada in the …

Artificial Intelligence is the Stethoscope of the 21st Century

Watson is better in Jeopardy than humans<p>In 2011, people witnessed an interesting competition on the television quiz show Jeopardy. It featured the …

Watson

July 20, 2017 | Written by: Rama Akkiraju<p>Share this post:<p><b>Key Points:</b> <br>– Tone Analyzer is expanding its emotional understanding to help businesses …

Canada unveils as an AI powerhouse

As a firm, White Star Capital has been active investor in the Canadian startup ecosystem, as individual members of the team, several of us have been …

Elon Musk warns of AI's risks, calls for regulation now

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>He uses it. He needs it. But he's afraid of it.<p>That might be a reasonable conclusion from Elon Musk's words, spoken on Saturday to a meeting of the National Governors Association, on the subject of …

National Governors Association

Do robots have rights? The European Parliament addresses artificial intelligence and robotics

06.04.2017 International<p><b>Background</b><p>A lively discussion is currently under way in the business world regarding possible applications of intelligent IT …