Marius Ursache

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Will We Ever Be Able to Upload a Mind to a New Body?

In <i>Altered Carbon</i>, the body no longer matters. As one character quipped: “You shed it like a snake sheds its skin.” That’s because the human …

Singularity

Microsoft execs say in 20 years we'll all have digital assistants that will be our alter egos — and we need to set ground rules while we still can

As artificial intelligence is rapidly becoming both more sophisticated and more integrated into our lives, Microsoft is positioning itself at the forefront of artificial intelligence research.<p>Business Insider spoke with Microsoft president and CLO Brad Smith and EVP of AI and Research Harry Shum …

Artificial Intelligence

I Was A Skeptic Of Mindfulness … Until I Tried To Make My Case

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ve been questioning whether some of our habits and</i> …

Mindfulness

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

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AI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online Course

The founder of Google Brain and former head of Baidu’s AI efforts wants to train a giant new workforce to help make “AI the new electricity.”<p>Artificial intelligence could be as important to transforming the economy as electricity was 100 years ago. But for that to happen, the world will need a huge …

Artificial Intelligence

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes …

Big Data

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Machine Learning

Researchers demonstrate how PINs and other info can be gathered through phone movement

A team of researchers at Newcastle University in the U.K. has published a paper highlighting some troubling findings linking on-board sensors with privacy issues. Using data collected by mobile devices’ hardware tracking systems, the team was able to crack four digit-PINs with 70 percent accuracy …

Mobile Devices

Meet Nadia, the scarily ‘human’ chatbot who can read your emotions

Have you ever dreamt of gazing into the eyes of chatbot while explaining your frustration with a service? If so, that would be oddly specific, but you’d also be in luck, thanks to an ambitious New Zealand startup.<p>The company, which has the eerie name of Soul Machines, has created a virtual chatbot …

DARPA's Lifetime Learning Project Will Let A.I. Grow Up

DARPA is working on a new machine learning technology that could let a future artificial intelligence grow up, learning from its experiences over the …

Artificial Intelligence

Robots learn to work together by chatting in new language they created

Robots have learned how to communicate with each other by creating their own language, a new report explains.<p>Experts at artificial intelligence …

In the future there will be mindclones

This an exciting excerpt from the new book Thinking Machines by Like Dormehl. The book offers a detailed history of primitive machine learning and a dense and fascinating look at the future of true artificial intelligence. The book is available now.<p>Marius Ursache wants you to live forever.<p>It’s not …

Artificial Intelligence

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

MIT Develops A.I. That Can Predict Seconds Into the Future

A superhero who was able to see two seconds into the future wouldn’t be invincible, but she’d have a leg up on mere mortals. On Monday, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

Consciousness

TMARA HOME

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Commuting

8 predictions for A.I. and bots in the next 24 months

In the last twelve months, we’ve witnessed a huge surge in the development and adoption of chatbots, artificial intelligence (A.I.), and machine learning. Many startups, including my own (ReplyYes), are utilizing A.I. and chatbots to help consumers engage with brands through their mobile devices in …

11 ways to outsmart your brain and be a better leader

Lisa Kepinski, Founder and Director, Inclusion Institute<p>Tinna Nielsen, Anthropologist and Founder, Move the Elephant for Inclusiveness<p>Good …

The left hand path

Any individual, system, organization, collection of individuals and the like has its preferred way of doing business to achieve its ends. This …

Sony premieres stunning song composed by artificial intelligence

Robots are already making cashiers obsolete—now they’re targeting the musicians who staff America’s grocery stores.<p>Sony has unveiled two songs …

How to Run an Empathy & User Journey Mapping Workshop

Introduction<p>This article will teach you two popular design workshop techniques: empathy mapping and user journey mapping. <b>Empathy mapping</b> is a way to …

UX Design

Have we given artificial intelligence too much power too soon?

How will artificial intelligence systems change the way we live? This is a tough question: on one hand, AI tools are producing compelling advances in complex tasks, with dramatic improvements in energy consumption, audio processing, and leukemia detection. There is extraordinary potential to do …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet Clarke, The AI That Automatically Takes Call Notes For You

“You simply cc or forward your conference call invitation to Claire or Cleary, your AI powered assistant,” explains Clark.ai co-founder Shishir …

Work, Love, and Life When Robots Rule the Earth

In a book published by Economist, Robin Hanson named, “The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth” it goes on to explain how …

Zenroast

Fresh roasted coffee is never more than a few steps away with the Zenroast. Traditionally used for roasting tea leaves and sesame seeds in Japan, …

Coffee

OrCam's MyMe wearable will watch and decode the world for you

You've probably heard of wearable cameras from companies like Narrative, which clip onto your clothing and log images of your daily life. The upcoming MyMe from Orcam takes that idea to a whole new, and potentially even more useful, level. Instead of simply recording images, it uses artificial …

Google Glass