Derry Birkett

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16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

A Check-Up for Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise

As organizations get ready to invest (or further invest) in AI, some recent research efforts offer insight into what the status quo is around AI in …

How to Construct a 3D Main Character

Have you ever read something and about 50 pages into it, you’re just not feeling the main character? You’re either not invested in her conflict or …

Become a data and analytics ninja with this online course

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Big Data

Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves

Last Friday, we mentioned how Google's artificial intelligence software DeepMind has the ability to teach itself many things. It can teach itself how …

Machine Learning

Joined-up Thinking - Why Machines Will Take-Over the World

<b>It took decades of wrangling, but most of the world's nations finally took the threat of climate change seriously enough to do something about it.</b><p>Climate change deniers still abound, but since about the year 2000 most environmental scientists agree that not acting quickly risks a global catastrophe …

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes …

Artificial Intelligence and the Enterprise

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology promises to solve problems organizations could not before because it delivers benefits that no humans could …

Microsoft is Working to Make Artificial Intelligence More Human

Bridging The Gap<p>It might sound impressive that artificial intelligence (AI) powers virtual assistants such as Alexa and Siri – but when it comes to …

Human-Level AI Is Right Around the Corner—or Hundreds of Years Away

Ray Kurzweil, Rodney Brooks, and others weigh in on the future of artificial intelligence

Ray Kurzweil

Terminating The Terminator: Real Artificial Intelligence Is Coming

The most mind-bending technologies often outpace what we think of as possible. For example, miniature brains scientists have grown from cultured …

How long do you have left to live? A new AI could have the answer

Using artificial intelligence to predict how long we’ll live, is now a step closer to reality thanks to new research.<p>In the first study of its kind, …

AI experts predict the future: Truck drivers out of jobs by 2027, surgeons by 2053

Hundreds of AI experts predict when their models will beat humans at everything.<p>Google has hung up its AlphaGo gloves after trouncing the world's …

Google’s new AI can build AI’s that eclipse those created by human experts

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>It is inevitable that one day the majority, if not all, new AI’s will be created by AI’s and not humans, and that day might …

A European committee just listed 11 ways society is at risk from Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) could pose a threat to the fabric of our society, according to an opinion published last night by the European Economic …

In-Depth: AI in Healthcare- Where we are now and what's next

The days of claiming artificial intelligence as a feature that set one startup or company apart from the others are over. These days, one would be …

Digital Health

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Fill Gaps In UX Design

The most important tenet that propels the field of UX design forward and leads companies to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in incorporating …

UX Design