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Microsoft buys Semantic Machines to make AI sound more human

Microsoft has purchased startup company Semantic Machines in an effort to make artificial intelligence bots sound more human. The Berkeley, …

Artificial Intelligence

3 critical jobs driving success with AI projects

As more companies adopt artificial intelligence to improve products, service and profitability, here are some key roles that are helping propel the …

12 Frequently Asked Questions on Deep Learning (with their answers)!

Introduction<p>From Facebook’s research to DeepMind’s legendary algorithms, deep learning has climbed its way to the top of the data science world. It …

Machine Learning

China is putting ID cards on smartphones

China’s millions of smartphone users are set to be even more wedded to their mobile devices thanks to rival bids by the country’s internet giants …

You've got your approach to innovation all wrong. This is why

Here’s the big issue – most organisations/teams/individuals only embark on innovation if they can travel in ways that reinforce existing routines. We …

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

Entrepreneurship

United Kingdom Plans $1.3 Billion Artificial Intelligence Push

The United Kingdom is planning a big investment in artificial intelligence technologies in a deal worth nearly £1 billion, or about $1.3 billion.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Here's what you need to know about the US-China trade dispute

An escalating trade spat between the United States and China is worrying investors, as both sides threaten tariffs on products from electronics and …

Microsoft just signed the largest corporate solar deal in US history

Microsoft has announced the biggest solar power deal in US corporate history.<p>The technology firm – which already has other renewable energy deals in …

Leading with inner agility

Disruptive times call for transformational leaders with a knack for addressing complex problems. To navigate effectively, we must learn to let go—and …

Management

Disrupting business models is not enough. We need tech innovation too

We hear the word “innovation” all the time. It has become such a buzzword that we forget what it means. For some people, innovation means building …

Innovation

The FBI makes it official: Russia is attacking U.S. energy, water, and critical systems

Russia is attacking the U.S. energy grid, nuclear facilities, water processing plants, aviation systems, and other critical infrastructure that millions of Americans rely on, according to a new joint analysis by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.<p>The new attribution—the first official …

How the Internet of Things Can Prepare Cities for Natural Disasters

When a disaster strikes, federal, state, and local governments need a coordinated strategy, accessible data, and a skilled workforce to manage the response. Natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods have devastating effects on communities across our country. Since 1980 the U.S. …

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Physics

Dubai Decrees Itself the A.I. City State of the Future

While the US government seem not yet convinced that AI power would rule the world, China and Dubai appear dead serious about the technology. In fact, …

8 Keys To Success For CIOs Leading Digital Transformation

The business and IT landscape has significantly shifted over the years and the use of digital technologies to transform business is dramatically impacting every single sector and industry. However, digital transformation is a long-term commitment and a journey, which also presents multiple complex …

Innovation

Digital transformation is nothing without a strong culture, new report finds

It’s the leaders at the top who are responsible for driving the cultural change needed to implement digital transformation, according to a new report.<p>…

We know you aren't reading your privacy policy. But this AI will do it for you

<b>Visualized summaries</b><p>“I have read and understood…” has got to be one of the biggest lies people commit on a regular basis. It’s the typical ending for …

Are digital distractions harming labour productivity?

FOR many it is a reflex as unconscious as breathing. Hit a stumbling-block during an important task (like, say, writing a column)? The hand reaches …

The 4 Dimensions of Digital Trust, Charted Across 42 Countries

The year 2018 is barely underway and, already, digital trust initiatives have captured headlines. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said his platform will de-prioritize third-party publisher content to keep users focused on more “meaningful” posts from family and friends. Google has led off the new …

9 Facts About Artificial Intelligence That Might Surprise You

Here are a few things investors will need to know about the rise of the machines.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting a lot of attention from …

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Help Save The Planet

From smarter electric grids to automated monitoring of at-risk environments, there are many areas where technology could have exponential effects on sustainability.<p>If the world’s natural resources are increasingly stressed and depleted, the silver lining may be that we’re becoming better equipped …

Artificial Intelligence

Worldwide AI consciousness may replace human speech

In just 32 years, humans won’t speak to each other and will instead communicate through a worldwide consciousness instead – using just our brains — …

The Internet of Things Is Going to Change Everything About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity can cause organizational migraines. In 2016, breaches cost businesses nearly $4 billion and exposed an average of 24,000 records per incident. In 2017, the number of breaches is anticipated to rise by 36%. The constant drumbeat of threats and attacks is becoming so mainstream that …

In 2020 Bitcoin will consume more power than the world does today

Can the world afford Bitcoin? The cryptocurrency is enjoying something of a resurgence as investment and central banks weighed its benefits and …

The robots are coming – for as many as 800 million jobs

More than a fifth of the global labour force - 800 million workers - might lose their jobs because of automation.<p>That’s the alarming conclusion of a …

Why I Would Bet Against Bitcoin

I am not one of those economists who has been looking down his nose at Bitcoin from the start. As I argued back in 2013, I think the condescension that some economists bring to the topic of Bitcoin is an instinctive dismissal of anything with a whiff of anti-central banking. I have believed my …

Cryptocurrency

The United Arab Emirates is the first country in the world to hire a minister for artificial intelligence

From robots that can flawlessly perform backflips to electric cars that can go over 950 km (600 miles) on a single charge, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the future is far closer than we may have previously thought. If the missteps of the industrial revolution are any indicator, we need …

Artificial Intelligence

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

<b>Yoshua Bengio has never been one</b> to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial …