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In just 4 hours, Google's AI mastered all the chess knowledge in history

Chess isn’t an easy game, by human standards. But for an artificial intelligence powered by a formidable, almost alien mindset, the trivial diversion …

How DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero learned all by itself to trash world champ AI AlphaGo

<b>Analysis</b> Self-play code excites machine-learning worldDeepMind published a paper today describing AlphaGo Zero – a leaner and meaner version of …

Artificial Intelligence

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Artificial Intelligence

AlphaGo’s AI upgrade gets round the need for human input

NOT so long ago, mastering the ancient Chinese game of Go was beyond the reach of artificial intelligence. But then AlphaGo, Google DeepMind’s AI …

Google’s Deepmind AI unit releases new version of AlphaGo that learns on its own

Deepmind, the artificial intelligence research organization owned by Google, announced some stunning results Wednesday from research into the next …

Researchers claim they just invented the "ultimate" method for quantum computing

Around and Around<p>Today’s working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of researchers …

Quantum Computing

Google is Closer Than Ever to a Quantum Computer Breakthrough

Google’s 49 Qubit Chip<p>Google is maintaining its edge in the world of quantum computing. Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the …

Quantum Computing

Artificial Intelligence Confounds Its Creators

For most people, artificial intelligence is Siri, the lovable but modest digital assistant on iPhones.<p>She can’t really do much beyond answering simple questions. She’s harmless.<p>Advanced artificial intelligence is far from that. Algorithms are constantly learning, often in unusual ways, and at an …

Artificial Intelligence

How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devops

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges.<p>However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are …

Artificial Intelligence

Mind, Matter And Materialism

Science and philosophy have a long, complicated history.<p>Both are human endeavors aimed at articulating the nature of the world. But where the line between them lies depends a lot on perspective and history. Questions that once lay firmly in philosophy's domain have now fully entered the realm of …

Consciousness

Robotics, AI And Cognitive Computing Are Changing Organizations Even Faster Than We Thought

The world of AI, robotics and cognitive computing are changing business even faster than we thought. JPMorgan Chase & Co now uses software to perform the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loans, reducing 360,000 hours of lawyer time each year. AI software can now identify leukemia in …

Human Resources

This cutting edge AI startup from Finland is challenging tech giants and universities alike

When asking around to find the coolest startups in Helsinki, Curious AI was put forward. The company does not disappoint – even its approach to being a startup is unique.<p>Curious AI is a research-based company founded 2015 as a spin-off from Aalto's Deep Learning Research Group. While conventional …

Artificial Intelligence

Robots are going to take our jobs and make us look like fools while doing it

By Jeremy Kahn<p>The other day I was talking to Demis Hassabis, co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, the artificial-intelligence research company based here …

Artificial Intelligence

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

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 …

Machine Learning

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

New York City

The Success Principles By Jack Canfield Book Review

DON’T MISS THE AWESOME GIVEAWAY THE END OF THIS POST!<p>You guys, I don’t kid you when I say the Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to …

Motivation

Want to Increase Your Chances of Success? Change Your Attitude.

The top-seeded players in the world were both stunned this past week at the U.S. Open. Both Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams fought hard throughout their matches but were eventually defeated by their opponents. The questions remain: how were both number one players in the world upset at the …

Serena Williams

6 Ways to Work Less but Get More Done

We all have 24 hours in a day, but some of us get more done than others. How?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than …

Time Management

Dell is also building its own Microsoft Surface clone

Dell already makes one of the best Windows laptops you can buy, and now it seems the company is working up its own rival for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Leaked slides show a new PC that Dell apparently plans to call the XPS 12. It's a tablet that magnetically latches onto a stand-alone keyboard, …

4K Ultra HD

Microsoft Forces Windows 10 Onto Windows 7 And Windows 8

The saga continues.<p>Following news that Windows 10 automatically downloads onto Windows 7 and Windows 8 for users who choose to upgrade, Microsoft has now confirmed it has taken things one serious step further: Windows 10 will now download on computers even when users chose NOT to upgrade.<p>This …

Windows 10

Q&A With Waze CEO Noam Bardin

Google has spent the last several years crawling the web each day to help us find what we’re looking for. In buying popular, crowd-sourced navigation service Waze this week for more than $1 billion, Google has just added another dimension to what it can search: the world around us.<p>In a …

Flipboard Updated – New Profile Pages, New Magazine Features & More

Flipboard, the superb news magazine for iPad and iOS, has been updated again today – adding new profile pages, new features for its recently added roll your own magazines, and more.<p>Today’s update is to Version 2.0.2 – here’s the full change list for it:<p>-Get a window onto your readership and …

Apps

Apple Hires Tech Analyst Michael Gartenberg

Veteran tech analyst Michael Gartenberg is jumping the fence to work for a company he has spent decades covering during stints at Gartner, Altimeter …

Microsoft adds more new networking capabilities to its Windows Azure cloud

In its quest to go head-to-head with Amazon on the cloud front, Microsoft is adding even more enterprise networking capabilities to its Windows Azure …

Microsoft Windows

Apple Bleeds Market Share With iPhone

For several months I have been writing that the market for smart phones in the developed markets is near saturation and Apple does not have the right products for major growth in emerging markets. In emerging markets, Google‘s Android has been growing my leaps and bounds.<p>This morning there is …

Six months on, Windows 8 sales are a mystery

As PC sales plummet, Microsoft is vague about its risky bet<p>The Windows 8 operating system debuted on October 26th, six months ago today. Intended to save a flagging PC industry, Microsoft's latest software is designed specifically for touch-equipped hardware. While Apple continues to increase its …

Apple backtracks on planned VPN changes to iPhone, iPad

After a $368 million judgment against Apple in a lawsuit brought by VirnetX, the iPhone and iPad maker decided it will not change VPN behavior on already shipped iOS 6.1-powered devices.<p>Apple has backtracked on a decision it made to change how iPhones and iPads handle virtual private networking …

Patents