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Convergence

Humans often use the past as a guide for the future; this mistake often makes it impossible to adapt to our rapidly changing world. Technological …

Blockchain

Innovations in Blockchains: All You Need To Know About Crowdsales

Outlier Ventures Research has just released our latest research report titled <b>‘All You Need to Know About Initial Coin Offerings’.</b> Available as a <b>FREE</b> …

Blockchain

How Vector Space Mathematics Reveals the Hidden Sexism in Language - MIT Technology Review

Back in 2013, a handful of researchers at Google set loose a neural network on a corpus of three million words taken from Google News texts. The …

5 Things We Learned From Analysing the Location of 950+ Blockchain Startups

<i>by the Outlier Ventures Research Team</i><p>200 New Startups added in 6 Weeks<p>After the launch of the blockchain angels startup tracker in late May and fast …

Startups

Google's Tensor Processing Units Change the Rules for Machine Learning

PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use.<p>One of the most interesting …

Machine Learning

The DAO — An MVP of a Political System

<i>This article doesn’t require an an understanding of DAOs, just the knowledge that it is essentially an investment club on the Internet. For a simple</i> …

The Neural Network That Remembers

<i>“On tap at the brewpub. A nice dark red color with a nice head that left a lot of lace on the glass. Aroma is of raspberries and chocolate. Not much</i> …

Deep Learning

The oldest company in the Gherkin skyscraper wants to get AI robots to answer its phones

Standard Life, a 190-year-old long-term savings and investment business in charge of £300 billion, is considering how it can use robots to answer …

PBS Doc “Memory Hackers” Shows The Future Of Memory Manipulation

Once the realm of science fiction, advances in technology, neurochemistry, and cognitive science are redefining what memory is, enabling us to erase …

The Brain

Artificial Intelligence and Neural Nets on Small GPUs

Lately we've heard a lot about convolutional neural networks which are large virtual networks of simple processing units. And most of you are …

A New AI Estimates Pollution From Crowdsourced Images

Around the world, cities are choking on smog. But a new AI system plans to analyze just how bad the situation is by aggregating data from smartphone …

Machine Intelligence In The Workplace: The Next Big Thing

It isn’t every day that I publicly disagree with a man who won the Turing Award and was on a first-name basis with Albert Einstein.<p>But today I respectfully will.<p>On January 24, an incredible man named Marvin Minsky died. He was one of the fathers of computer science in general and artificial …

From Intelligent Diagnostics To The Next Siri: 10 Early-Stage AI Startups to Watch

We used our Mosaic algorithm to identify promising startups advancing artificial intelligence, including companies working on deep learning for …

Andy Rubin wants to return to help revolutionize artificial intelligence

Andy Rubin is probably best known for helping to co-start Android as we know it, despite leaving Android back in March 2013. He stayed on helping …

Artificial Intelligence

Holographic assistant brings us one step closer to AI butlers

Mark Zuckerberg made headlines earlier this month when he said he hoped to build an artificial intelligence assistant that can help him around the house and at the office. He's not the only one though, with Japanese company Vinclu bringing personality to the AI game.<p>Its product, Gatebox, is set to …

IBM will bring Watson to security later this year

Cognitive computing is coming to security later this year, and IBM will be bringing it.<p>Cognitive computing is the simulation of human thought …

Cognitive Computing

Apple and Artificial Intelligence: The Odd Couple

Apple Builds Premium Computers as the World Moves toward Commoditized Invisible Computing<p>Apple is doomed. I said it. Sell your stock now, get out …

Artificial Intelligence

China’s Baidu Releases Its AI Code - MIT Technology Review

Google and Facebook aren’t the only ones vying to be the standard bearer for the hottest AI technique around. China’s leading Internet search …

Deep Learning

AI Is Super Hot, so Where Are All the Chip Firms That Aren't Named Nvidia?

This week, several of the big brains in artificial intelligence met in New York to discuss technical and societal challenges associated with building …

The 7 most likely ways Apple will use Emotient, the artificial intelligence startup it just bought

On Thursday, news broke that Apple had bought Emotient, a San Diego-based startup that builds technology that can recognize emotions based on …

Google robotics chief heads to Toyota

James Kuffner, the head of Google’s robotics division and a part of the original team that worked on self-driving cars, has left Google to take a job …

Robotics

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Design

Practical artificial intelligence tools you can use today

(credit: KurzweilAI)<i>By Bob Gourley<br>Courtesy of</i> <i>CTOvision.com</i>Practical artificial intelligence has made its way out of the labs and into our daily …

5 Robot Trends to Watch for in 2016 - MIT Technology Review

Will this year mark the first drone delivery, or the first time you encounter a robot at work or in your home? We saw significant advancements in …

Robotics

Google Made a Chatbot That Debates the Meaning of Life

A human talks to a machine. And it goes like this:<p><i>Human: what is the purpose of life?<br>Machine: to serve the greater good.<br>Human: what is the purpose of</i> …

Robots are learning from YouTube tutorials

For better or worse, we’ve taught robots to mimic human behavior in countless ways. They can perform tasks as rudimentary as picking up objects, or as creative as dreaming their own dreams. They can identify bullying, and even play jazz. Now, we’ve taught robots the most human task of all: how to …

Robotics

Researchers Are Figuring Out How Our Brains Cope With So Much Data

Humans are the best machines.<p>The human brain is a wonderful thing. Consider the way it can recognise faces and objects despite a multitude of …

How Microsoft beat Google at understanding images with machine learning

Elon Musk is only the latest investor in artificial intelligence, helping to fund a big-name roster of researchers who promise to change the field. …

New Driverless Car Tech Teaches Machines to “See”

University of Cambridge researchers have developed two new systems for driverless cars that can identify a user's location and orientation in places …

Autonomous Cars

Guest Post (Part I): Demystifying Deep Reinforcement Learning - Intel AI

Two years ago, a small company in London called DeepMind uploaded their pioneering paper “Playing Atari with Deep Reinforcement Learning” to Arxiv. …