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China's AI Awakening - MIT Technology Review

Dahua Lin is an assistant professor at the Department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interest is in …

Nike Buys Computer Vision Firm Invertex

The active giant is working to keep pace with technological innovation.<p>NIKE’S TECH BUY: Nike said it acquired Tel Aviv-based Invertex to sharpen its …

Future AI may hallucinate and get depressed -- just like the rest of us

Scientists believe the introduction of a hormone-like system, such as the one found in the human brain, could give AI the ability to reason and make decisions like people do. Recent research indicates human emotion, to a certain extent, is the byproduct of learning. And that means machines may have …

Seven months after being acquired by Comcast, Stringify is back with new features

It’s been several months since Stringify, the cloud-based Internet of Things company, was acquired by Comcast. Now, the startup is back and making …

How A.I. Is Transforming the Insurance Industry

Daniel Schreiber, chief executive officer and co-founder of Lemonade, discusses the benefits of artificial intelligence on the insurance industry and …

Machine learning is a tool - and people need to learn how to use it

Machine learning has a lot of buzz around it and business-leaders are eager to hire talent with experience in the field. But what does ‘machine learning’ actually mean? And if someone has it listed on their resume, how do you know if they are a good fit for solving business problems?<p>What most …

DimensionalMechanics launches AI programming language

DimensionalMechanics has announced a new programming language for artificial intelligence and deep learning development. Its NeoPulse Framework 2.0, …

Reconstructing Work

Automation, artificial intelligence, and the essential role of humans<p>Discussions about the future of work often coalesce around one major point of contention: the impact of automation on the workforce. Pessimists believe that humans will be made redundant by artificial intelligence (AI) and robots, …

Bill Gates: The world would be better if millions of people read this book

Billionaire and avid reader Bill Gates has a new favorite book: "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than …

Bill Gates

Who actually owns your personal data? Certainly not you

Big businesses own us. Many of us feel like Facebook and Google have us pinned. They know everything about us, they can use our data however they …

Personal Data

This creepy floating eyeball might be the smart home cam you want

The Moon is a levitating eyeball-shaped security cam that's the smart home device of either your dreams or your nightmares.<p>If you think smart home tech is creepy, the Moon will be a great device to prove your point. It's a floating eyeball-shaped security cam that can rotate to follow your …

Smart Homes

Why we can no longer separate work from life (and shouldn’t)

“Work creep” is often portrayed as hazardous to our health.<p>The average workweek for a full-time employee in the US is 47 hours, according to a Gallup poll, and, according to another study, 40% of US employees work on weekends at least once a month. This has led to concerns that professionals are …

The Workplace

Exxon quietly researching hundreds of green projects

One of the world's biggest oil companies is working on hundreds of low-carbon energy projects, from algae engineered to bloom into biofuels and cells …

Biofuel

Artificial intelligence is on the rise in Southeast Asia, helping everyone from fashion designers to rice growers | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Lingga Madu dreams that one day his company will design and sell fashionable clothes at a price everyone can afford. Born of past experience, it is a …

Artificial Intelligence

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow crops at the same time

The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional …

Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs

Joseph Flaherty Contributor<p>Joe Flaherty is director of Content & Community at Founder Collective.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money<br>• There’s no shame in a $100M startup<p>Three prominent tech thinkers recently declared the end of the …

Startups

How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …

"This will be a new form of life": Stephen Hawking says artificial intelligence robots will replace humans COMPLETELY

Renowned physicist Prof Stephen Hawking has said robots will eventually replace humanity COMPLETELY.<p>Prof Hawking said that he believes artificial …

Singularity

Level up in a hurry with our 'Assassin's Creed Origins' guide

In previous Assassin’s Creed games, skill and the right equipment was all you needed to take down nearly any enemy you encountered from the very …

The CEO of a simulation startup backed with $500 million thinks we're going to start living 'multiversal lives'

Improbable cofounder and CEO Herman Narula said on Thursday that he expects us to start living multiversal lives we cannot yet imagine.<p>The Cambridge-educated tech entrepreneur said at the Wired Live event that artificial realities built on the distributed computing systems that Improbable is …

The rise of predictive maintenance is upon us

In McKinsey & Company’s June 2017 report, “Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Frontier,” the institute writes about how artificial intelligence will induce a shift from preventative to predictive maintenance “in the future.” This is absolutely true. But it’s also true that this capability …

Brain Scans Can Now Identify People With Suicidal Thoughts

It's a breakthrough in helping pinpoint who's most at risk.<p>Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among American adolescents, taking the lives …

Mental Health

Everybody's Giving Away Free Netflix

Telecoms and cable companies are baiting new customers with Netflix, which could unlock another wave of domestic growth.<p><b>Netflix, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) …

This Entrepreneur Travels the World While Making More Than Most Doctors

How a digital nomad makes six figures passively using this tested playbook.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jeremy Page is living proof the digital nomad lifestyle is alive and well.<p>He’s built a small empire on the back of several highly successful internet …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Artificial Intelligence

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The Numbers Are In: Here's the Single Highest-Paying Field You Can Go Into Right Now

According to 2016's data.<p><i>Is data science really a rising career? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Iliya Valchanov, Co-founder of 365datascience.com, on Quora:</b><p>According to Glassdoor, …

Data Science

Saudi Arabia just unveiled a futuristic "mega city" 33 times the size of NYC

by Business Insider October 26, 2017 Future Society 35560<p>Middle Eastern Mega City<p>Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil exporter, but falling oil …

Mega Cities