Pedro Mujica

853 Flips | 7 Magazines | 98 Likes | 5 Following | 72 Followers | @pedromujica | Founder & CEO of WECOLAB.com | Humanist Technologist & Computer Science Engineer | Consulting, UX/UI Concept Design, Apps&Webs Development, XR, AI/ML

In five years, VR could be as big in the US as Netflix

You probably don’t watch videos or play games in virtual reality now, but that could change very soon.<p>By 2022, there will be over 55 million active VR headsets in the US, PwC projected in its annual report on global media and entertainment today. To put that in perspective, that’s as many headsets …

Virtual Reality

Unmasking A.I.'s Bias Problem

<b>WHEN TAY MADE HER DEBUT</b> in March 2016, Microsoft had high hopes for the artificial intelligence–powered “social chatbot.” Like the automated, …

Artificial Intelligence

How bad AI marketing led humans to take on robots' jobs

This article is part of Demystifying AI, a series of posts that (try to) disambiguate the jargon and myths surrounding AI.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> recently ran a piece that detailed how companies that provide email-based services scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users. By itself, this isn’t a …

Artificial Intelligence

What's the Difference Between AI and Machine Learning?

<b>By Peter Jeffcock, Oracle Big Data Product Marketing</b><p>AI, machine learning, and deep learning—these terms overlap and are easily confused, so let’s …

Machine Learning

3 Ways AI Is Getting More Emotional

In January of 2018, Annette Zimmermann, vice president of research at Gartner, proclaimed: “By 2022, your personal device will know more about your emotional state than your own family.” Just two months later, a landmark study from the University of Ohio claimed that their algorithm was now better …

Emotional Intelligence

AI could kill 7 million jobs in the UK, but create just as many in other sectors

7 million<p>Audit firm PwC estimates artificial intelligence and related technologies could destroy 7 million jobs in the UK over the next two decades, but that it would create just as many in other sectors.<p>Published July 26, 2018 | Photo by Reuters/Petr Josek Snr<p>7 million<p>PwC says AI has the potential …

Artificial Intelligence

Create IoT projects programming with JavaScript

Obniz from CambrianRobotics, Tokyo is a cloud-connected IoT development board. You can program on the web browser of any smartphone or computer and …

Microcontroller

Six lessons from a post-millennial on getting a job in AI

Shavak Agrawal. Photo: Kumar/Mint<p>As a graduate it is not easy to get a job in AI, unless you can show the right experience,” says Shavak Agrawal, 21, …

Doctors don't scale like Artificial Intelligence does

Using artificial intelligence in healthcare may seem counterintuitive if you have access to good human doctors. But even then, perhaps AI can …

Artificial Intelligence

Data Discovery Evolving Into Information Relationship Mapping Leveraging Machine Learning

What once started as early analysis of singular data sources has now evolved into far more robust ways of analyzing information and the relationships between different fields and information sources. Data discovery is another area where machine learning (ML) is beginning to make inroads.<p>Twenty …

Machine Learning

The 4 hottest tech trends that are transforming the world in 2018

The revolution is happening right in front of our eyes, and it's not coming from politics, government, or world leaders. Here's where to look for</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Classifying Images using TensorFlow.js & Keras

We will build a deep neural network that can recognize images with an high accuracy on the Client side using JavaScript & TensorFlow.js while …

JavaScript

Pentagon Signs $885 Million Artificial Intelligence Contract with Booz Allen

AI systems could help the Defense Department sift through data related to such areas as national security and health care<p>By<p>Sara Castellanos<p>Sara Castellanos<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@SCastellWSJ<p>sara.castellanos@wsj.com<p>The U.S. Department of Defense will for the first time be using large-scale …

Artificial Intelligence

This Robot Hand Taught Itself How to Grab Stuff Like a Human

Elon Musk is kinda worried about AI. (“AI is a fundamental existential risk for human civilization and I don’t think people fully appreciate that,” …

Robotics

What Are The Most Exciting Areas Of Artificial Intelligence Research In 2018?

<i>What are the most exciting areas in AI research in 2018? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Kevin Frans, 2018 TED Speaker on AI; OpenAI Intern, on Quora:</b><p>I can’t speak for everyone, but …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon's facial recognition AI confuses politicians with criminals

Nearly a decade ago a 47-year-old black woman named Denise Green was pulled from her vehicle and held at gunpoint by six San Francisco police officers. One of them pointed a shotgun at her face, another handcuffed her and directed her to kneel. Despite having a history of knee problems, Green …

Machine Learning

How Is AI Used In Healthcare - 5 Powerful Real-World Examples That Show The Latest Advances

When it comes to our health, especially in matters of life and death, the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve outcomes is very intriguing. While there is still much to overcome to achieve AI-dependent health care, most notably data privacy concerns and fears of mismanaged care due to …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning Made Easy

Remember the movie “The Imitation Game”? The tragic story of a brilliant man who decrypted secret German Enigma messages, indirectly shortened World …

The $24 billion chatbot industry sucks because it needs better AI

In 2014, WIRED would profile a “boring” company called Slack beginning a media and venture-based obsession with bringing chat to every corner of our work lives. Somewhere along the way, the growth of chat-based enterprise communication was conflated with a preference for doing <i>everything</i> in a chat …

LinkedIn is a hellhole and this Twitter account proves it

LinkedIn is a unique kind of toxic nightmare. The type that, if it were a real city or town, would be the desolate setting of a video game where you blast its mutated inhabitants with railguns.<p>Highlighting the weapons-grade twattery of the residents of <i>LinkedIn-upon-Thames</i> is my current favorite …

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Essential Visual Studio Code Extensions

Visual Studio Code is a free, cross-platform text editor developed by Microsoft. It is quickly becoming a crowd favorite thanks to its excellent …

MIT made a psychopathic AI based on a Hitchcock thriller

A team of mad scientists from MIT’s ghoulish Media Lab have created an AI-powered version of Alfred Hitchcock’s mother-loving murderer Norman Bates.<p>Norman is an intentionally-biased neural network designed to caption images. We’ve covered similar AI projects (this one was hilarious, and here’s one …

What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

Machine learning is a complex discipline. But implementing machine learning models is far less daunting and difficult than it used to be, thanks to …

Smarter Healthcare: How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Are Rewriting the Rules

Imagine a world where a doctor or hospital bill is as clear and easy to understand as a restaurant tab. Or where a mammogram is co-read by a machine, …

1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

GitLab’s high-end plans are now free for open source projects and schools

The fact that Microsoft is buying GitHub has left a lot of developers with a deep feeling of unease and a lot of them are now looking for alternatives. One of those is GitLab and that company has decided to strike the iron while it’s hot. To attract even more developers to its platform, GitLab …

Traders With Pockets Full of Crypto Quit Wall Street

Whether cryptocurrencies and the technology that powers them will reshape the financial system remains to be seen. What’s not in doubt is their …

The Pentagon wants to expand its controversial Project Maven AI initiative

In a vote of confidence for artificial intelligence research, the Pentagon is set to announce plans for a new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) that might be modeled on Project Maven, the controversial collaboration between U.S. military and private companies that trained algorithms to …