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Top Google Researcher Makes an AI Breakthrough

Credit: Pixabay<p>Geoff Hinton, a 69-year-old AI researcher at Google stunned many in his community when he debuted Artificial Neural Networks back in …

Artificial Intelligence

Detective by Charlie is an AI tool that's like having your own personal CIA

Imagine having a button that can instantly tell you (virtually) everything there is to know about something or someone. That, in a nutshell, is Detective by Charlie, which uses natural language processing (NLP) and AI to unearth and collate information about a particular subject in a couple of …

Employment

Uber attacked over pattern of ignoring police and victims before London ban

Exclusive: Multiple women fighting Uber in US sexual assault cases say the company turned its back on them, as judge calls its record with police ‘horrific’<p>When Uber refused to comply with a warrant in a California sexual assault case, police, prosecutors and the judge were bewildered.<p>Lt Brian …

Autonomous Cars

IBM’s Watson AI is learning to understand nuance and context

IBM is blazing a trail when it comes to how robots interact with humans. The company recently upgraded its Watson AI with a ‘Tone Analyzer’ service that allows it to understand nuance and tone of text. By analyzing word choice, emoji use, and context the AI is learning to understand how we talk to …

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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Apple Proves That This Is The Single Greatest Source Of Innovation | Inc.com

What is the single greatest source of innovation? I'll give you a hint, it's not a product. You can innovate it faster than any product, it creates the most enduring value for your company, and it's what your customers will remember most. Read on and I'll give you the answer from a company that has …

Customer Experience

Silicon Valley is living in a bubble of technology that’s not accessible to the rest of the world

Many of the innovations that we take for granted are simply not available elsewhere.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>Science-fiction author William Gibson famously said, “The …

Innovation

Why America needs more Teslas and fewer Ubers

Tesla has a seemingly bottomless appetite for capital. The company raised $2 billion from bond investors in 2014, sold $738 million in stock in 2015, and sold $1.46 billion in stock in 2016. Now it’s planning to raise another $1.15 billion in the coming months.<p>Tesla needs so much cash because it …

Google and Levi’s Project Jacquard jacket has restored my faith in wearables

Technology you wear on your sleeve — literally<p>Wearable technology once promised to take us away from our phones and to improve our lives in subtle but powerful ways. The reality, however, has been a bit less exciting. More often than not, devices have been hampered by clunky design and bad taste, …

Wearable Tech

I gave up my perfect Google-charmed life in the US to move back home to India

I am what they call a “US Return.” After more than a decade of living in the United States, I moved back to India for good.<p>When I announced I was moving back to India permanently, some of the responses I received were:<p>* “Are you SURE?”<p>* “Let’s see how long you last.”<p>* “I am happy to see you walk …

Silicon Valley

IBM Turns Watson Into A Cybersecurity Weapon Amid White House Interest

IBM keeps doubling down on Watson, the company’s heavily marketed cognitive software that has won <i>Jeopardy!</i> and reportedly helped find treatments for patients with cancer. Now IBM’s putting Watson onto the case in the cyber security field.<p>Watson for Cyber Security, announced by IBM on Monday, takes …

Donald Trump

Criminals beware! Google's AI can now identify faces from heavily pixellated images

Two artificial intelligence systems built by Google are able to transform a heavily pixellated, low quality, image into a clear photo or a person or …

Cars, bras and bald men: 10 takeaways from the Super Bowl movie trailers

Oscars schmoscars. As always, last night’s Super Bowl was a clear line in the sand. One one side, the kind of thoughtfully artistic critical fare that tends to dominate awards season. On the other, a torrent of dumb, gape-jawed summer spectacle.<p>Ten trailers for big gormless blockbusters debuted …

Movies

IBM's Watson is making music, one step closer to taking over the world

In a move that's guaranteed to inspire awe but is really just laying the foundation for the robot takeover Elon Musk has been warning us about, IBM's …

Artificial Intelligence

There Is Now a Cookbook of Everything Brad Pitt Has Eaten in a Movie

Wait, what?<p>Type the words "Brad Pitt" and "eating" into Google, and you'll find hundreds of people asking the same question: Why does Brad Pitt eat so much in his movies?<p>Food scenes are notoriously hard to shoot – and you'll more than often find movie characters tapping and skidding their forks …

Brad Pitt

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Vietnam

Forget the bucket list, forget the ego. If you want to be a hero, stop conquering Everest

The days of the early explorers are well and truly over. Our personal challenges – even if for noble reasons like raising money for charity – are no longer serving a greater good<p>Such is the allure of climbing Mount Everest that this week it emerged an Indian couple faked their ascent and doctored …

Mountaineering

32 of the Most Scandalous, Controversial, and Memorable Moments in Summer Olympic History

From record besting...to gender testing.<p>The summer games are a place for glory, victory, and honor. They're also a place for controversy, scandal, and dishonesty. As such, let's round up Olympic moments from both ends of the spectrum, from disgraceful cheating in 1896 to seriously inspiring …

OLYMPICS SANDBOX

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Satya Nadella's rules for AI are more boring (and relevant) than Asimov's Three Laws

Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics (technically four) have been a stalwart of science fiction for decades. With recent advances in artificial intelligence, though, computer scientists and tech companies are beginning to seriously consider the rules we actually need to protect ourselves from …

Artificial Intelligence

Google opens up virtual reality field trips to everyone

Last year Google first demoed its impressive virtual reality field trip program, Expeditions, and started rolling them out to a select set of schools. Now the company is opening up the VR experience to everyone.<p>In case you’re not familiar. Expeditions are VR ‘trips’ designed around Google Cardboard …

How Microsoft Predicted The Smartphone's Future

For all of the new hardware and tweaked form factors in the latest generation of smartphones, one thing has remained constant. If you want to do something with your phone you need to open an application, and all of your applications are going to be found in a rectangular grid of icons. Open up an …

Apps
Game Development

What Snapchat Tells Us About The Future Of News And Information Gathering

I’ve always been interested in the way people access information and how we are able to develop our own views based on analysis, rather than having our minds made up for us by a particular newspaper, television or radio station, which will inevitably have their own bias, and that thanks to the …

News Aggregators

Microsoft assimilating LinkedIn in a USD26.2billion PR stunt!

But damned if the timing wasn’t perfect to steal away some of Apple’s WWDC thunder. And I had to use the old 90s Microsoft=Borg joke…<p>Enough about</b> …