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Actors, teachers, therapists – think your job is safe from artificial intelligence? Think again

Thanks to advances in technology, many jobs that weren’t considered ripe for automation suddenly are<p>In the battle for the 21st century workplace, computers are winning. And the odds of us puny humans making a comeback are not very good.<p>A January 2017 report from the McKinsey Global Institute …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Physics

30 big tech predictions for 2017

Smartphones have allowed us to stay connected to each other at literally every moment of our lives, whether it's on our daily commutes or on faraway vacations.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is making us more connected than ever with smart home devices that can control our lights and thermostats and …

Kristen Stewart (yes, that Kristen Stewart) just released a research paper on artificial intelligence

Hollywood has used the concept of artificial intelligence in films for decades. Now, one A-lister is trying to use AI to make art, instead of just inspire it.<p>Kristen Stewart is most well-known for her star role in the massively successful (and massively mocked) <i>Twilight</i> movies. Less well-known is …

Artificial Intelligence

Read the Novels 3 Billionaires Swear Changed Their Lives

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos share the fiction titles that most shaped their thinking.<p>Running a billion-dollar business empire is nothing if not time-consuming, so you can be pretty sure that the men and women atop these companies only spend their time on activities that offer rich …

Jeff Bezos

Machine Learning Is Hot Right Now, But Don't Count Out These Other Important Areas In Development

<i>While most software engineers are chasing machine learning and IoT, what are other future software areas to learn? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Håkon Hapnes Strand, Machine Learning</b> …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence - ExtremeTech

By on December 12, 2016 at 9:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Deep learning and artificial …

Intels Nervana chip shows the giant is serious about owning the AI market

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Many of the AI breakthroughs over recent years have only been possible because of the exponential increase in the amount of …

AI, the bubble bursts in 2017

There have been several discussions lately around machine intelligence that are started to converge in how they may change competition and regulation in all markets but is likely to become a bigger issue in 2017. This is a bubble waiting to burst. The recent letter for Apple to the National Highway …

Google’s AI Are Sending Encrypted Messages to One Another That No One Can Decipher

You have to admit; it sounds a little worrying, right? Google’s multiple AI’s that make up a large part of the Google Brain Project have been taught …

10 Super exciting Data Science / Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence based startups in India

Introduction<p>Data technologies have been around for some time now. But, increase in data generation and availability of servers on the cloud has …

Building an Algorithm

Here is the tear-sheet.<p>View Notebook<p>Thomas Wiecki shared this notebook<p>Disclaimer<p>The material on this website is provided for informational purposes …

Quartz’s favorite books of 2016, reviewed in 25 words or less

<i>The idea for Quartz’s “Best of 2016” book list is brevity because our readers’ time is valuable. We compiled reviews of some of our favorite books published this year in 25 words or less—so you can get straight to reading. There’s no theme or ranking of our choices; they simply capture the eclectic</i> …

Books

Ever want to build your own AI? Here’s where to start!

<i>The AAPicks team writes about things we think you’ll like, and we may see a share of revenue from any purchases made through affiliate links.</i><p>When we think about Artificial Intelligence, we tend to imagine this technology being locked away in expensive research facilities as government labs.<p>However, …

How our AI called a scenario for Trump being elected and the ‘why’ behind it

As the world was collectively watching results of the 2016 election ,  we got a barrage of emails from people congratulating our AI for predicting a Trump win.<p>Now before I dive into self praise, some context: After the first debate, we did a small experiment based on a random sampling of social …

Convolutional Neural Network

How to get a job at Facebook — and why you'd want one

Once again, Facebook's being recognized as an incredible place to work. Glassdoor's annual list ranks it as the number one tech company to work for, …

Death to CAPTCHA! Google wants to make them invisible using AI

Google plans to make CAPTCHA frustrations a thing of the past with its new system, Invisible reCAPTCHA. Rather than making people decipher a piece of …

Artificial Intelligence

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

Human Level Artificial Intelligence | Kurzweil Interviews Minsky

Machine Learning Video<p>December 7, 2016 0 Comments AI, Singularity<p><i>Don’t forget to share this via , Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Buffer, ,</i> …

Why You’re Not Getting Value from Your Data Science

Businesses today are constantly generating enormous amounts of data, but that doesn’t always translate to actionable information. Over the past several years, my research group at MIT and I have sought answers to a fundamental question: What would it take for businesses to realize the full …

Machine Learning

10 Ways AI Will Rule The World In 2017: Ericsson

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already underway and is expected to play a much more prominent role — both in society and at work — in the next one …

Microsoft Office, Google Docs beware: This open-source startup is after your users

Latvian company OnlyOffice wants to create the Swiss watch of office suites and convince people there are valid choices beyond the big brands.<p>Seven …

Software

Why education should become more like artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is all around us. It’s in our cars, our homes and our pockets. IBM is teaching Watson to understand, reason and even to learn — helping to translate information into knowledge that can help drive more informed decision-making in medical care.<p>Leading tech companies ship AI …

Artificial Intelligence

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

Tech giants band together to fight terrorist content online

Some of the biggest names in tech have concocted a plan to combat the spread of terrorist content online together. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Alphabet-owned YouTube are creating a shared database of "hashes" for any terror-related content they remove from their services. Hashes are unique …

Mark Zuckerberg Reviewed the Coolest Stuff Facebook’s Engineers Are Working On

Every month or two, Facebook asks its engineers to take the day off from their regular duties to tackle any project they want.<p>These so-called …

Virtual Reality

New Developments in Quantum Computing Impact Bitcoin — Nigeria Today

Posted on Dec 5, 2016 in Bitcoin, News, Opinion, Technology | 0 comments<p><b>Quantum computing might be closer than we thought, thanks to a series of</b> …

best algorithm EVER !!!!!!!!

Someone writes:On the website https://odajournal.com/ you find a lot of material for Optimal (or “optimizing”) Data Analysis (ODA) which is described …

Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft team up to tackle extremist content

The tech companies plan to create a shared database of ‘unique digital fingerprints’ that can identify images and videos promoting terrorism<p>Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have pledged to work together to identify and remove extremist content on their platforms through an …