Christopher Yeo

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Meet the AI that IBM Research is teaching to debate human beings

Beating flesh-and-blood chess and Jeopardy champs was one thing. Training Project Debater to sway opinion is a brand new challenge.<p>“Hello, Noa. We meet again. And for the first time in front of a non-IBM audience. I’ve been told it helps to take a deep breath. But unfortunately, I cannot do …

Artificial Intelligence

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

The Amazon Fire TV Cube is so good I want one for every TV in my house

Amazon's Fire TV Cube is launching on Thursday for $119. It's so good that I want to buy one for every TV in my home.<p>The Fire TV Cube lets you speak …

Smart Homes

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning by Coursera VS Machine Learning Crash Course by Google

A brief comparison you might say<p>As a beginner, there is a common problem almost everyone faces — <i>choice paralysis.</i> Specially, in the field of …

Machine Learning

The City of London will be powered with 100% renewable energy by October 2018

The City of London, the historic “Square Mile” central district of London, will soon switch to clean energy in a big way. Starting in October 2018, …

Renewable Energy

Face recognition with OpenCV, Python, and deep learning

By onJune 18, 2018 in Deep Learning, dlib, Faces, Tutorials<p>In today’s blog post you are going to learn how to perform <b>face recognition</b> in both images …

Deep Learning

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

Artificial Intelligence

How AirPods will change the world

New to adopt Apple’s wireless earbuds, Ian Bogost indulges in a marvel.<p>From Apple’s AirPods Are an Omen in The Atlantic:<p>The moment I put the Apple …

Earbuds

Siemens pilots the use of ammonia for green energy storage

A chemical compound commonly used to boost crop yields could be the answer to helping the world increase its consumption of renewable energy.<p>In a world first, Siemens is opening a £1.5m pilot project in Oxfordshire employing ammonia as a new form of energy storage.<p>The German industrial firm hopes …

Natural Gas

Walking With AI: How to Spot, Store and Clean the Data You Need

The best time to design your AI initiative is now.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last August, data science leader Monica Rogati unveiled a new way for entrepreneurs to think about artificial intelligence. Modeled after psychologist Abraham Maslow's five-tier …

Machine Learning

Could Ukraine's T-84 Tank Take on the World's Best in a Fight?

Could Ukraine's T-84 Tank Take on the World's Best in a Fight?

Ukraine

Ethereum’s supply has crossed 100M, here’s what that means

Ethereum has hit a new milestone as earlier today the cryptocurrency’s total supply crossed the 100 million mark: this means there is more than 100 million Ether in circulation.<p>Unlike Bitcoin which has its supply capped at 21 million, Ethereum has opted not to set an upper limit on its total coin …

Cryptocurrency

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.<p>Discovering new patterns in supply chain data has the …

Machine Learning

Iraqi Armored Brigade Ditches U.S. M1 Abrams For Russian T-90 Tanks

The change in equipment comes after the United States put restrictions on the M1's use to keep them out of the hands of Iranian-backed militias.<p>Iraqi …

Middle East

Google's principles for developing AI aren't good enough

Google CEO Sundar Pichai yesterday published his company’s new rules governing the development of AI. Over the course of seven principles he lays out a broad (and useless) policy leaving more wiggle room than a pair of clown pants.<p>If you tell the story of Google’s involvement in building AI for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple’s Core ML 2 vs. Google’s ML Kit: What’s the difference?

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2018, the Cupertino company announced Core ML 2, a new version of its machine learning software development kit (SDK) for iOS devices. But it’s not the only game in town — just a few months ago, Google announced ML Kit, a cross-platform AI SDK for both iOS</i> …

Machine Learning

Robotic Process Automation And Artificial Intelligence In HR And Business Support - It's Coming

The use of robotics and advanced analytics are apparent and mature in industrial settings, while in support functions such as HR, it has the potential to be just as revolutionary but the uptake has been a little slower.<p>For example, in HR, onboarding – the process of hiring new members of staff and …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin Has Become Legacy Tech And Is Getting Replaced

I'm very optimistic on the cryptocurrency industry, but not so optimistic on Bitcoin (BTC-USD). Even in the short term, Bitcoin's market share since …

Cryptocurrency

Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning: Using Machine Learning for Machine Learning | Amazon Web Services

Today I’m excited to announce the general availability of Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning. Automatic Model Tuning eliminates the …

Machine Learning

Microsoft's latest data center houses 864 servers underwater

As a major player in the cloud infrastructure market, Microsoft is keen on figuring out better ways to store and power its machinery. To that end, it’s now deployed a data center on the seafloor off the Orkney Islands in Scotland.<p>The idea is part of Project Natick, an initiative to identify …

Virginia Beach

Crypto start-up Ripple donates $50 million to top universities to boost blockchain adoption

Widely followed cryptocurrency start-up Ripple is shelling out millions to some top universities to speed up adoption of blockchain technology.<p>The …

Cryptocurrency

DataRobot Puts The Power Of Machine Learning In The Hands Of Business Analysts

DataRobot, the Boston-based Data Science company, enables business analysts to build predictive analytics with no knowledge of Machine Learning or programming. It uses automated ML to build and deploy accurate predictive models in a short span of time.<p>DataRobot was founded in 2012 in Boston by …

Machine Learning

Curiosity — Chichen Itza's El Castillo Is a Pyramid in a...

In the ancient Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza sits a pyramid called Kukulcan, also known as El Castillo. Archaeologists have long known that this …

Wonders of the World

The Green Promise of Vertical Farms

Indoor farms run by AI and lit by LEDs can be more efficient than field agriculture, but can they significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions? …

Aquaponics

Onsite Power And Microgrids May Be The Key To Global Development

Nearly a quarter of the 1.1 billion without access to reliable electricity are located in India, which is critical to its development and which requires creative solutions. While the growth of centralized power generation and delivery is expanding there, so too is onsite rooftop solar energy with …

Renewable Energy

The Digital Transformation Of Accounting And Finance - Artificial Intelligence, Robots And Chatbots

It turns out that we might be at the perfect storm where how we store and access financial information combined with the maturation of tech capabilities are all in place to accelerate the digital transformation of accounting and finance. Just as others who faced the prospect of machines taking over …

Artificial Intelligence

Visually think out your ideas with the help of Scapple for Mac: $10 (Reg. $15)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>If you like to organize your ideas in mind maps, you need to try Scapple. This highly-rated app is as easy to use as pen and …

Mind Mapping

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

AI 'Thinks' Using Deep Neural Networks, But They're Still A Mystery

It's not clear how some artificial intelligence machines arrive at their conclusions.<p>Artificial intelligence based on deep neural networks is …

Artificial Intelligence