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Amazon set to open doors on AI-powered grocery store

As the rest of us wait in checkout lines while stocking up on groceries for the week, folks in Seattle are eagerly gearing up for the launch of the first store to eliminate cashiers. The much-anticipated Amazon Go grocery store will open its doors to the public on Monday, having weathered …

Google’s new push to AI-powered services

Google just released a whole slew of new products. Besides new phones there were updated version of their smart home hub, Google Home, and some new …

Is AI Riding a One-Trick Pony? - MIT Technology Review

I’m standing in what is soon to be the center of the world, or is perhaps just a very large room on the seventh floor of a gleaming tower in downtown …

Gartner Top Strategic Predictions for 2018 and Beyond - Smarter With Gartner

<b>Consumers Favor Visual and Voice Search</b><p><b>By 2021, early adopter brands that redesign their websites to support visual and voice search will increase</b> …

Forget Killer Robots—Bias Is the Real AI Danger - MIT Technology Review

Google’s AI chief isn’t fretting about super-intelligent killer robots. Instead, John Giannandrea is concerned about the danger that may be lurking …

Machine Learning

Domino's has a big slice of the voice payments pie thanks to Amazon's Alexa

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>One in five Domino's customers in the UK place voice-command orders through Amazon's virtual voice assistant, Alexa, instead of through Domino's one-click Easy Order option, …

Google Home

Five New Machine Learning Tools To Make Your Software Intelligent

Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and other tech giants standing on the bleeding edge of AI/ML innovation are actively investing in the democratization of artificial intelligence. In the recent years, these companies have open-sourced many AI/ML libraries, tools or started offering these solutions …

Machine Learning

AI-Driven Facial Recognition Is Coming And Brings Big Ethics And Privacy Concerns

To evade the risk of being IDed by authorities, protesters, looters, and rioters may obscure their faces with hats, scarves, or sunglasses. But for …

Deep Learning

The End of Moore's Law Will Change How We Need To Think About Innovation

A shift from disrupting markets to tackling grand challenges<p>In 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore published a remarkably prescient paper which predicted that computing power would double about every two years. For a half century, this process of doubling has proved to be so remarkably consistent …

Why design thinking works

Whether you are experienced with design thinking or have only just heard of it—strap in because we are kicking off a series covering many aspects of …

Moven builds AI into latest app upgrade

The new features include a revolutionary ChatUI, personalized stash prompts and transaction splitting. The ChatUI is a hallmark release for the team …

FORMER CITI CEO: 30% of banking jobs will be wiped out in 5 years

In an interview on Bloomberg Television, the 60-year-old Indian-American said threats from artificial intelligence and robots will "change the back office."<p>"I see a banking world going from large financial institutions to one that's a little bit more decentralized," he told Bloomberg's Haslinda …

Swiss Bank

Voice recognition will transform these 5 industries

<i>“Alexa, what time is my next train to work?”</i><p><i>“There is a 20-minute delay. The next train departs from Berlin Central Station at 9:42 and will arrive at Westkreuz at 9:54.”</i><p><i>“Alexa, please email Janet and Tim to say: Sorry, my train</i> <i>is delayed</i><i>. I’ll be 10 minutes late for our meeting, can we start at</i> …

Brain-Machine Interface Isn't Sci-Fi Anymore

<b>Thomas Reardon puts a terrycloth stretch band</b> with microchips and electrodes woven into the fabric—a steampunk version of jewelry—on each of his …

Asteroids

How neural networks think

Artificial-intelligence research has been transformed by machine-learning systems called neural networks, which learn how to perform tasks by …

Machine Learning

After years of hype, private blockchains face their first commercial tests

Blockchain tech has been a buzzword for much of the last two years, as industries ranging from big banks to utilities try to shoehorn it into their existing infrastructures. Now IBM is announcing two new projects that finally put the technology to the test in the marketplace.<p>The first deal involves …

Blockchain

Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Machine Learning

<i>What should everyone know about machine learning? 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 Daniel Tunkelang, Led machine learning projects at Endeca, Google, LinkedIn, on Quora:</b><p>As someone who …

Machine Learning

Are There Optical Communication Channels in Our Brains? - MIT Technology Review

Here’s an interesting question: are there optical communication channels in the brain? This may be a radical suggestion but one for which there is …

Central Nervous System

How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees - MIT Technology Review

For a refugee in a new country, identity—at least in the official sense—can be among the hardest things to recover. And without an official ID it is …

Blockchain