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China’s children are its secret weapon in the global AI arms race

Late on the night of October 4, 1957, Communist Party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev was at a reception at the Mariinsky Palace, in Kiev, Ukraine, when …

Artificial Intelligence

This AI expert found it “both exciting and scary” that Xi Jinping reads his book

Xi Jinping’s bookshelf includes not only classics on communism but also works on artificial intelligence, as TV viewers spotted during his new year’s speech this year. One of the books that helps the Chinese president understand AI is <i>The Master Algorithm</i>, a 2015 bestseller by Pedro Domingos.<p>In a …

Machine Learning

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

Mathematics

Deep Learning is not the AI future

<b>By Fabio Ciucci, CEO at Anfy srl.</b><p><b>Everyone now is learning, or claiming to learn, Deep Learning (DL)</b>, the only field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

Machine Learning

How to make AI work for your business

A survey of more than 3,000 executives sheds light on how businesses are using AI, offering lessons for CEOs, as we explain in this article for</i> …

Machine Learning

3 changes that indicate an industry shift in conversational AI

Conversational experiences have altered, and in many cases enhanced, the way consumers conduct transactions and interact with brands. Over the past two years, developers and brands have dedicated time and resources to building conversational experiences on messaging platforms including Facebook, …

Chatbots

Face-Swapping Porn: How a Creepy Internet Trend Could Threaten Democracy

Using AI to make "deepfakes" – swapping famous faces into porn – started as a Reddit trend, but the technology could have far scarier …

Social Media

Google creates DIY kits for artificial intelligence

The “technology of the future” is constantly changing. Remember when Google Glass was the future and venture capitalists launched huge funds …

Artificial Intelligence

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

Chatbots are dead. A lack of AI killed them.

Chatbots were all the rage back in 2017, but in 2018 we're still waiting for them to live up to their hype.<p>If a chatbot falls alone in a forest, does …

Chatbots

Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors

Research into machine learning and the interesting AI models created as a consequence are popular topics these days. But there’s a sort of shadow world of scientists working to undermine these systems — not to show they’re worthless but to shore up their weaknesses. A new paper demonstrates this by …

Machine Learning

IBM's new AI toolbox puts your deep learning network to the test

IBM today announced the launch of its Adversarial Robustness Toolbox for AI developers. The open-source kit contains everything a machine learning programmer needs to attack their own deep learning neural networks (DNN) to ensure they’re able to withstand real-world conditions.<p>The toolbox comes in …

Machine Learning

Machines will soon be able to learn without being programmed

Teaching machines to parse through large volumes of data to learn new concepts and rules is a critical area of development in artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

CTRL-Labs' EMG wristbands may spell the end for keyboards and mice

From the earliest days of punch cards, interacting with computers has always been a pain. Whether it's a keyboard and mouse, joystick or controller, getting the thoughts out of our heads and into the machine requires numerous, unintuitive processes. But until we start implanting USB ports into our …

Machine Learning

How Plentiful Are Machine Learning Jobs In 2018?

<i>How plentiful are machine learning jobs in 2018? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Håkon Hapnes Strand, Data Scientist, on Quora:</b><p>Machine Learning jobs are everywhere.<p><b>USA</b> has been the …

Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence is writing fairy tales now, and humanity is doomed

If it’s started to feel like all summer blockbuster movies are being written by robots [<i>INSERT FORMER PRO WRESTLER, INSERT GIANT CGI ANIMAL</i>], you’ll …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple doubles down on AI in Seattle

Apple’s is slowly invading the home turf of some of its biggest rivals in Seattle.<p>The iPhone-maker has reportedly secured more office space in one of the biggest skyscrapers in Seattle, where Amazon, Microsft and Facebook all fight for top tech talent.<p>Apple is moving into another floor at Two Union …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook Reportedly Uses AI To Predict Your Future And Then Sell It To Advertisers

'We don’t claim to know what people think or feel.'<p>Facebook has an artificial intelligence program that can be used to predict your behaviour and …

Artificial Intelligence

Judge says class action suit against Facebook over facial recognition can go forward

Whenever a company may be guilty of something, from petty neglect to grand deception, there’s usually a class action lawsuit filed. But until a judge rules that lawsuit legitimate, the threat remains fairly empty. Unfortunately for Facebook, one major suit from 2015 has just been given that …

Privacy

A Simple Tool to Start Making Decisions with the Help of AI

There is no shortage of hot takes regarding the significant impact that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have on business in the near future. Much less has been written about how, exactly, companies should get started with it. In our research and in our book, we begin by distilling AI down …

Machine Learning

Google's latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to get started from now on: Google has released updated …

Android News

Seven Affordable Ways To Incorporate Machine Learning And AI Into Your Business

From chatbots and automation to smart office gadgets, artificial intelligence (AI) technology has become increasingly prominent in the workplace. As smaller businesses see their larger competitors taking advantage of AI and machine learning, they’ve realized they need to jump on the bandwagon to …

Machine Learning

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An Augmented Reality Microscope for Cancer Detection

Posted by Martin Stumpe, Technical Lead and Craig Mermel, Product Manager, Google Brain Team Applications of deep learning to medical dis...

Augmented Reality

Looking to Listen: Audio-Visual Speech Separation

Posted by Inbar Mosseri and Oran Lang, Software Engineers, Google Research<br>People are remarkably good at focusing their attention on a particular …

Machine Learning

Adobe acquires voice app platform Sayspring

Adobe today announced it has acquired Sayspring, a platform that lets users design, build, and prototype voice apps like Alexa skills or Google Assistant actions. Adobe declined to share financial details of the acquisition.<p>While the company did not say exactly how it will utilize Sayspring, Adobe …

Apps

An introduction to Deep Q-Learning: let’s play Doom

Last time, we learned about Q-Learning: an algorithm which produces a Q-table that an agent uses to find the best action to take given a state.<p>But as …

Deep Learning

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Detecting cancer in real-time with machine learning

Machine Learning