Igibek Koishybayev

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Several Google engineers have left one of its most secretive AI projects to form a stealth start-up

Google has slowly been pulling back the curtain on homegrown silicon that could define the future of machine learning and artificial …

Machine Learning

Intro to Machine Learning: 10 Essential Algorithms For Machine Learning Engineers

It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. …

Machine Learning

What happens when you try to send politically sensitive messages on WeChat

In China, you can use WeChat for just about everything—sending messages, transferring money, ordering a taxi, reading the news, even doing your laundry. But there is one thing that WeChat won’t let you do: discuss politically sensitive topics in a group.<p>Citizen Lab, a research group out of the …

Human Rights

The Best Flowchart and Diagramming Apps of 2017

Create the professional-looking flowcharts, org charts, floor plans, and other diagrams your business needs with these easy-to-use …

Software

Google’s new AI doesn’t need to talk to the cloud

Google probably competes with the NSA for first place in knowing a lot about basically everyone. That’s understandable given the large number of …

Deep Learning - MIT Technology Review

When Ray Kurzweil met with Google CEO Larry Page last July, he wasn’t looking for a job. A respected inventor who’s become a machine-intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

The Battle for Top AI Talent Only Gets Tougher From Here

Andrew Ng helped create two of Silicon Valley's leading artificial intelligence labs. First, he built Google Brain, now the hub of AI research inside …

Distill: An Interactive, Visual Journal for Machine Learning Research

The journal Distill launches today. In a nutshell, Distill is an interactive, visual journal for machine learning research.<p>The web has been around …

Just One Photo Could Have Hacked Millions Of WhatsApp Accounts

Anyone using WhatsApp through their desktop browser could have had their messages silently snooped on and their accounts completely hijacked in the last two years, security researchers warned Wednesday. That’s because of a flaw, believed to have been resident in WhatsApp Web since its launch in …

Information Security

Google DeepMind's Untrendy Play to Make the Blockchain Actually Useful

For Silicon Valley, the headline was sweet nectar: Google DeepMind, the world's hottest artificial intelligence lab, embraces the blockchain, the …

Blockchain

Google's security AI is now so smart it doesn't need to ask if you're "not a robot"

Google’s security AI has become so smart, it can now tell whether you’re a human or a robot without asking you to check a box or solve annoying puzzles… most of the time, anyway.<p>We’ve all come across CAPTCHAs, those challenges that ask you to type in the characters you see in scrambled images (the …

Cybersecurity experts paint bleak picture of robot security

Robots are still an uncommon sight in the home, but most tech analysts project a huge increase in the amount of droids deployed to do tasks in the next ten years. It might not be that long before helper robots, picture C3P0 from Star Wars or a Mr. Handy from Fallout, are handling everything from …

Robotics

An Overview of Python Deep Learning Frameworks

<b>By Madison May, indico</b>.<p>I recently stumbled across an old Data Science Stack Exchange answer of mine on the topic of the “Best Python library for …

Hutoma AI

Hutoma AI - A marketplace to create and monetize deep learning chatbots. (Slack, Messaging, and User Experience) Read the opinion of 26 influencers. …

AI Software Juggles Probabilities to Learn from Less Data - MIT Technology Review

Machine learning is becoming extremely powerful, but it requires extreme amounts of data.<p>You can, for instance, train a deep-learning algorithm to …

AI is learning to speed read

As clever as machine learning is, there's one common problem: you frequently have to train the AI on thousands or even millions of examples to make it effective. What if you don't have weeks to spare? If Gamalon has its way, you could put AI to work almost immediately. The startup has unveiled a …

New system makes it harder to track Bitcoin transactions

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Boston University and George Mason University have developed a Bitcoin-compatible system that could …

The Two Paths from Natural Language Processing to Artificial Intelligence

Why isn’t Siri smarter? AI has accelerated in recent years, especially with deep learning, but current chatbots are an embarrassment. Computers still …

The Swift is a programmable robotic arm for the masses

As a child I always lusted after the Armatron robotic arm. Oh, the amazing things I would have done! I could have assembled miniature cars! Pinched my sister remotely! Gently squashed bugs to paste! But, alas, the Armatron was too expensive and I never got one.<p>Now that I’m old and wizened I can …

What’s Still Missing From The AI Revolution

AI is full of promise–and potential dangers. Five key challenges lie ahead, according to IBM Watson’s former general manager.<p>Artificial intelligence is a young field full of nearly unlimited potential that remains largely misunderstood by most people. We’ve come a long way since Watson won Jeopardy …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States

While the recent hacking allegations surrounding Moscow and the U.S. presidential election may have generated a significant amount of headlines, …

Reached Via a Mind-Reading Device, Deeply Paralyzed Patients Say They Want to Live - MIT Technology Review

In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed and speechless, with only the ability to blink his left eyelid. Using …

With Russia And U.S. Talking, Kazakhstan's Back On Washington's Radar

Cold, vast and mountainous, the relatively unknown but rich and pivotal Eurasian nation of Kazakhstan may become a headline this year if Donald Trump Secretary of State, former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, gets the nod by Congress. Tillerson’s senate confirmation hearing is set for 5:30 p.m. …

This App Will Be a Game-Changer for Getting Birth Control without the ACA - MIT Technology Review

If I told you there was a delivery app for birth control, you might disregard it as just another Silicon Valley-based subscription service, designed …

Birth Control

A 6 minute Intro to AI

Learn all you need to know about AI in just 6 minutes with Snips

If you think artificial intelligence was huge in 2016, just wait. While you can’t discount the achievements made by AI in the past year — autonomous driving, AlphaGo’s victories, the world’s saddest assistant — 2017 stands to best each of them. And we’ve started with January off with a bang (and an …

Kazakh leader Nazarbayev’s devolution offer raises doubts | Financial Times

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has proposed giving Kazakhstan’s rubber-stamp parliament more say in choosing the prime minister and his cabinet, as …

Great Britain

Researchers warn of vast problems with Android VPN apps

There’s a misnomer about VPN networks and what they really do. Claims that they can make you “completely anonymous” online are almost always inaccurate, even if they may increase your privacy to some degree. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in …

8 Proven Ways to Skyrocket Your Website’s Conversion Rate

Nothing is worse than having a great product or service, but not being able to get anybody on board.<p>You <i>know</i> you’ve got something special, yet you’re …

Microsoft Ventures backs Illusive Networks, a cybersecurity firm that protects with deception

Illusive Networks, a cybersecurity startup based out of Israel that protects networks by building “deception” frameworks to identify and trap malicious hackers, is today announcing that it has added Microsoft Ventures — the software giant’s young investment arm — as its newest strategic investor. …

Cybersecurity