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Here’s how one of Google’s top scientists thinks people should prepare for machine learning

People like famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Tesla's Elon Musk have issued dark warnings of a world where computers become so sophisticated, so …

Artificial Intelligence

Robots Took 75 Percent of Jobs at This Company But No One Got Fired

This week, Inc. editors and writers talk about how Boxed promised not to fire employees replaced by robots in its automated warehouse.<p>Welcome to the 114th episode of Inc. Uncensored, hosted by <i>Inc.</i> editor Jim Ledbetter.<p>This week, staff writer Will Yakowicz talks about how Boxed, a bulk grocery …

Employment

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

by Sarah Marquart April 20, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 63981<p>Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the …

Singularity

7 Reasons Startups Fail--and How to Avoid Them

The odds that an unfunded startup will ultimately be worth at least $1 billion are very low. But if you can avoid the most common causes of failure, your odds of success will rise.<p>I estimate that all but one in five million unfunded startups end up being worth at least $1 billion. For every 1,000 …

startups

Artificial intelligence is now trying to make sense out of the mess that is Congress

Governing is hard. Predicting what the, ahem, disjointed members of Congress are going to do on any given day is even harder.<p>So why not give your …

Artificial Intelligence

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Meet Tinyclues Action™, the Revolutionary AI That Enables Marketers to Put Their Ideas into Action

MONACO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 22, 2017–<p>Yes, we’ve seen Artificial intelligence (AI) beating a top human player at Go, the complex board game. But while AI will be behind a new generation of self-driving cars, that’s still considered to be several years off in the future. But when it comes to B2C …

Stephen Hawking: We need a 'world government' to stop the rise of dangerous artificial intelligence

Physicist Stephen Hawking may be a proponent of artificial intelligence, but he has also been outspoken about the potential challenges it creates.<p>In a recent interview, he sounded a similar tone, and offered a solution that conservatives may find hard to accept.<p>Speaking to The Times of London to …

The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First

Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47% of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take …

Machine Learning

Microsoft CEO says artificial intelligence is the 'ultimate breakthrough'

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke at a public event in India on Monday, stressing upon the immense potential of artificial intelligence (AI), calling …

The impact of voice-activated virtual assistants on retail

2016 saw an incredible rise in connected home devices, specifically Amazon Echo (8 million devices sold) and Google Home devices. Prior to that, Siri made adding an event to your calendar or quickly looking up the weather as easy as a simple push of a button on your smart phone.<p>At what point does …

This New Technology Simplifies "Proof of Concepts" For Both Startups And Enterprises

A new platform for both running and discovering PoCs seeks to disrupt the PoC ecosystem, and solve several significant problems.<p>One of the biggest challenges facing technology startups (and many other technology companies) is getting established businesses to run "Proof of Concepts" - that is, …

Innovation

Here's the Key to Getting the Most Out of Automation

Automation, when properly understood, does not replace humans but extends them.<p>Since 2000, the US has lost 5 million manufacturing jobs. Some say that the loss is due to foreign competition, primarily from China. Others say that it is due to higher productivity from automation and factories simply …

Manufacturing

Why are Indian engineers so afraid of ‘artificial intelligence’?

India has over 170 startups focused on AI, but they are struggling to expand owing to shortage of engineers.<p>Artificial intelligence is being counted …

Mobile games lose their luster faster than ever

The recent launch of Super Mario Run by Nintendo set a new record, with over 40 million downloads during its first four days on the App Store. While these numbers portray a very rosy picture of the mobile gaming industry, it doesn’t necessarily reflect reality.<p>Over the years, retention has become a …

2017 is the year your startup gets funded

The turn of the calendar is cathartic for entrepreneurs — there’s something about starting a new year that inspires folks to launch a new startup, build a new product or raise capital.<p>If you’re starting to raise capital, this is your guide. Let’s get to it.<p>Step 1: Build your funnel<p>Fundraising is a …

Venture Capital

Why Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all desperately need you to know that the robots are coming

Instead, the biggest companies in tech, especially Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, spent their 2016 hyping up something a little more abstract: their ongoing quests to build a so-called "general artificial intelligence," and all the extra smarts they're adding to the product while they're …

Artificial intelligence finds its way into business through sales

Artificial intelligence (AI) had a coming out party of sorts in 2016. Even though it has been in development for decades, this year, with the perfect combination of cheap computing power and access to increasing amounts of data, it seems AI’s time has come.<p>Its first foray in business has been …

Artificial Intelligence

Google launches Android Things, a new OS for IoT gadgets

Google has launched Android Things, an IoT platform that lets you build connected devices while leveraging Android APIs and the company’s cloud-based services for delivering updates and enabling voice commands.<p>The company says it’s combining Brillo, its previous Android-based IoT OS, with tools …

Study Says, Stop Worrying About Robots Taking Your Job. Do This Instead...

One simple focus can help ensure a pile of metal doesn't leave you jobless.<p>Thanks to recent wide-spread coverage of the significant advancements in artificial intelligence (like this one where Elon Musk says robots will take your job), I've been getting an increasing number of emails and messages …

Employment

Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends You Can't Afford To Ignore in 2017

Steadfast robots replace hotel desk clerks and retail workers, autonomous cars and drones transport robots that deliver packages more efficiently, shopping sprees take place in virtual reality – these are just a few of the innovations Gartner, Inc. predicted during a webcast entitled, “The Gartner …

Machine Learning

Microsoft might get to take its last shot at the iPhone after all

Even top executives are signaling that the company is treating Windows 10 Mobile as more of an academic exercise than a serious product.<p>And yet a new report from ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley indicates that Microsoft could have something up its sleeve.<p>Microsoft is said to be working on a project, to be …

Gaming’s $4.4 billion video-content business is why Warner Bros. wants Machinima

Traditional media companies see a huge amount of potential in gaming-related content, and that has translated into another acquisition.<p>Warner Bros., a hollywood and gaming behemoth, took full control over the Machinima digital-video company yesterday, as first reported by Variety. While a lot of …

Battle of the chat apps: How Slack, Facebook Workplace and Microsoft Teams stack up to each other

Whether you work at a startup or a Fortune 500 company, you'll probably be using a work chat app soon, if you're not already.<p>These tools make real-time collaboration a snap, letting you fire off quick conversations with colleagues on your phone or laptop, share documents and use your favorite …

Devs share some of the simplest AI tricks in the book

Designing and coding artificial intelligences for video games is tricky business, and everyone's bag of tricks is different. So what's in yours?<p>In a …

8 technologies in Westworld and when we’ll see them

It seems like every television season plays host to a single show that takes over our cultural consciousness by coating modern fears in fantastical drama.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> taps into the cutthroat nature of modern politics, while <i>The Walking Dead</i> plays into our ever-present fear of a worldwide …

Here's What 150 Experts Say About the Future of Robotics

A new paper advises the U.S. government on what's coming and where to invest.<p>Some of the top minds in the field have some advice for the next presidential administration on how to proceed with robotics.<p>Last week, a group of 150 experts from Google, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, UPenn, Yale, Georgia …

Robotics

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat will sell its camera glasses through pop-up vending machines.</b> The company's glasses, dubbed "Spectacles," are currently only on sale in the US, where they cost $130.<p><b>2. Nearly every major tech stock was down the day after after Donald Trump was officially elected president.</b> Apple, …