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Key to modern world is 'I feedback, therefore I am'

by Will Self<p>Written by Norbert Wiener, a mathematician at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and published in 1948, <i>Cybernetics: or Control</i> …

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Rise of the robots: I feedback, therefore I am

<b>Norbert Wiener, the father of cybernetics, with the robot known as Palomilla ©ALFRED EISENSTADT/PIX INC./THE LIFE PICTURE COLLECTION/GETTY IMAGES</b><i>Rise</i> …

How humans will lose control of artificial intelligence

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but with a paper clip. In this scenario, the designers of the world's first artificial …

Thou shalt not commit the 7 deadly chatbot sins in the enterprise

Anyone who’s seen David Fincher’s classic thriller <i>Se7en</i> will recall Kevin Spacey’s chilling portrayal of serial killer John Doe toying with Morgan Freeman’s wizened detective and his doomed partner, Brad Pitt. But the real stars of the film are the seven deadly sins, which drive the macabre plot. …

So what exactly is a bot?

Kemal El Moujahid Contributor<p>Kemal El Moujahid is currently a lead product manager for the Messenger team at Facebook, working on AI-powered services such as M and driving the product management of the Messenger platform. Kemal was previously VP of Products at Fuze, a video conferencing and …

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Yuval Harari on why humans won’t dominate Earth in 300 years

“It's not because I overestimate the AI. It's because most people tend to overestimate human beings.”<p>Yuval Noah Harari’s first book, <i>Sapiens</i>, was an international sensation. The Israeli historian’s mind-bending tour through the triumph of <i>Homo sapiens</i>is a favorite of, among others, Bill Gates, Mark …

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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and How they Differ from One Another

These are three terms that are heard all the time now, but often people still get confused about what each one really entails. Below is a quick …

One Big Question: Why is artificial intelligence still kind of dumb?

<i>Once the domain of science-fiction authors and script writers, artificial intelligence is steadily marching into the real world. Recently we've seen</i> …

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Is technology transforming the art form of storytelling?

The art form of storytelling has been around since the dawn of human history and has survived each wave of technological evolution experienced since. …

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Education

by<p>Education, the ability to pass on knowledge, is one of the most ancient practices that sets humans apart from all other species on earth. It is …

Becoming cognitive

When machines become cognitive, they can understand requests, connect data points and draw conclusions. They can reason, observe and plan. Leaving …

Watch the 19 Best Films About Artificial Intelligence at This Indie Movie Theater

Blade Runner, The Matrix, and the original Ghost in the Shell are just a few of the films that Metrograph will offer starting this Friday.<p>Artificial intelligence sure seems like it's having a moment, but a new film series from New York City art cinema Metrograph proves that moment has been going on …

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Artificial Intelligence Acronyms Decoded

Artificial intelligence has started to transform how we process and consume information, and it’s also given rise to a new class of buzzy acronyms …

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Artificial Intelligence And Income Inequality

While economists debate the extent to which technology plays a role in global inequality, most agree that tech advances have exacerbated the problem.<p><i>By Ariel Conn</i><p><b>Shared Prosperity Principle:</b> <i>The economic prosperity created by AI should be shared broadly, to benefit all of humanity.</i><p>Income inequality …

The 10 Most Innovative Companies In AI/Machine Learning 2017

While artificial intelligence isn’t likely to come for your job anytime soon (no matter how many dystopian movies say otherwise), AI and machine learning are already automating and improving many everyday tasks, like mobile search or the organization of your family photos. AI is also helping a new …

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AI – technological singularity or simply the best thing to happen to digital marketing?

How can businesses stay on top of the digital marketing ecosystem and achieve the optimum balance of technology and human intervention?<p>What does the …

Preparing for our posthuman future of artificial intelligence

(credit: iStock)<i>By David Brin</i><i>“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that</i> …

Thinking Machines: 7 of the Best Books on Artificial Intelligence

Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solvingthe Modest Problem of Death<p>Mark O'Connell<p>The growing presence of robots and artificial intelligence in human societies is but one of the issues that O’Connell covers in this book. It’s a sprawling look at the different opinions …

The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important

The booming growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), like most transformational technologies, is both exciting and scary. It’s exciting to consider all the ways our lives may improve, from managing our calendars to making medical diagnoses, but it’s scary to consider the social …

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AI Is Going to Change the 80/20 Rule

Many high-performance organizations remain passionate about Vilfredo Pareto, the incisive Italian engineer and economist. They continue to be inspired by his 80/20 principle, the idea that 80% of effects (sales, revenue, etc.) come from 20% of causes (products, employees, etc). As machine learning …

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AI’s PR Problem - MIT Technology Review

HBO’s <i>Westworld</i> features a common plot device—synthetic hosts rising up against their callous human creators. But is it more than just a plot twist? …

Google’s Algorithms May Feed You Fake News and Opinion as Fact - MIT Technology Review

The fake news baton appears to have momentarily passed from Facebook to Google.<p>In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, much public ire was …

How to Learn American Sign Language (ASL)

American Sign Language – Getting Started – Tips | Rules | Resources<p><i>“A different language is a different vision of life.”<br>Federico Fellini, a renowned</i> …

Best Online Courses - 20 Platforms to Learn

20 Best Online Course Platforms to Learn Skills Employers Need<p>Based on the idea that anyone can learn, from wherever they choose, whenever they want …

18 Universities Offering Free Online Courses

Improve your skills by taking free online courses from these top universities<p>With an increasing number of individuals gaining unfettered access to …

Best Udemy Courses 2018 for Entrepreneurs

A review of popular Udemy courses suitable to build an online business<p>Taking the consistent growth of technology access and educational platforms …

Best Coursera Courses & Specializations 2018

The entrepreneur’s guide for choosing the best Coursera courses<p>Whether you are looking to advance in your current position, transition to a new …

Best Web Design Courses Online 2018 - Top 15

How to find and choose the best online web design courses 2018?<p>In the past decade, websites have morphed into essential places that are able to …

Best Speed Reading Course 2018 - Top 9

A review of 9 of the best speed reading courses and software<p>Knowing how to read fast can have a very positive influence on any person’s life, …

15 Best Typing Software 2018 - Top Tutors

Learn to type fast with the best typing software tutors 2018<p>By developing your typing skills, you will be able to handle written communication much …