With all the recent talk of AI posing existential risks to humanity and our privacy, global tech company Omron is taking a softer, more innocuous approach. Specifically, with its table tennis robot Forpheus,
For all the good Facebook has done in the wake of Hurricane Maria, CEO Mark Zuckerberg sending his cartoon avatar to the ravaged streets of Puerto Rico on Monday afternoon stands out as a tone-deaf misstep.
Ahead of last week’s October 4th hardware event, Google rolled out male and female voice options for Assistant in English. A nice customization, the new voices also sound more realistic. This is due to
Ok, let’s start with the basics – do people like chatbots? Well, yes and no. In a survey by LivePerson, they asked 5,000 people how they felt about them. 38% of people surveyed felt positive about their
This past year I hired, fired and then rehired an artificial intelligence scheduler called Amy. This is my first experience managing a machine. Sure, there was a novelty factor that was fun but she's had
Crucial time and tremendous amounts of resources are lost every day in the world’s healthcare systems. Misdiagnoses cost unnecessary additional tests, result in delayed treatment plans and diminished or
Tapping a neural network to translate text in chunks Facebook’s billion-plus users speak a plethora of languages, and right now, the social network supports translation of over 45 different tongues. That