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Lead Character Designer at DISNEY

Job Summary:<p>This is a key leadership role that partners with the Executive Producer, Art Director Line Producer, Production and Creative Executives …

This UK startup thinks it can win the self-driving car race with better machine learning

A new U.K. self-driving car startup founded by Amar Shah and Alex Kendall, two machine learning PhDs from University of Cambridge, is de-cloaking today. Wayve — backed by New York-based Compound, Europe’s Fly Ventures, and Brent Hoberman’s Firstminute Capital — is building what it describes as …

Github's Top Open Datasets For Machine Learning

When working with comprehensive datasets every data scientist seems to have their favorite go to. For free resources, Mansi Singhal CEO of qplum …

New Technology Promises to Speed Critical Treatment for Strokes

Thousands of stroke victims are disabled every year because the right treatment comes too slowly. Some emerging technologies may change that.<p>The technologies use computer algorithms to cross-reference a stroke patient’s brain scan with a vast database of scans from other victims, allowing a precise …

Google's top AI scientists: We're entering phase two

Some of Google’s top scientists today discussed the future of artificial intelligence and the message was one of tempered expectations – something we hadn’t seen much of at the Google I/O event.<p>The field of artificial intelligence exists in two states which, upon first glance, appear diametrically …

Artificial Intelligence

Intel leads $20 million investment in Gamalon to help companies interpret customer messages through natural language processing

Data is often said to be the “new currency,” as it can serve significant value when companies unlock the arsenal of qualitative and quantitative information that they generate. But sifting through the noise and making sense of unstructured data is a challenge, which is where automation and …

Machine Learning

Chinese students are using digital gardens to learn AI

Learning a foreign language was once the hot new thing for students in China. Now it’s AI -- and it’s popping up in classrooms across the country. …

China brings AI to high school curriculum

China was late to the last industrial revolution, but with the arrival of AI it is determined not to miss the next one. The Chinese government is …

The State of AI

Andrew Ng, Deeplearning.ai; Stanford University<p>November 7, 2017 | EmTech | 4045 Views<p>Andrew Ng shares what it takes to create an “AI-first …

Secrets of the $500K Amazon Alexa Prize winner: Inside the Univ. of Washington’s ‘socialbot’

How long can a robot have an intelligent conversation with a human?<p>That was the challenge posed to hundreds of university students last year by …

Artificial Intelligence developers have more freedom with Intel’s Open Source AI Compiler

Intel has announced that it has made its nGraph compiler Open Source in order to give more freedom to choose …The post Artificial Intelligence …

Lessons from My First Two Years of AI Research

<b>Tom Silver</b> | About Me | Favorite Papers | Blog<p>By Tom Silver<p>A friend of mine who is about to start a career in artificial intelligence research …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Podcasts for Exploring Machine Learning

Although the term 'machine learning' was coined almost sixty years ago, it’s only in the past few years that this field of computer science has …

Machine Learning

Digital assistants just took a big step toward real 'human' conversation

Talking to Alexa is too often a one-sided affair. Certainly, the primary purpose of a digital assistant is to <i>listen</i>, but its responses tend to favor …

Chatbots

Drug Development AI Startup BenevolentAI Raises $115M in Landmark Investment for Sector

Funds were raised at a pre-money valuation of $2 billion; it becomes one of largest funding rounds in an AI pharmaceutical startup

Artificial Intelligence

Introducing: AWS Credits for Udacity Machine Learning Students and Alumni

Starting on April 19, all Udacity Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree program students and alumni are eligible for complimentary AWS Promotional …

Machine Learning

Robot does the unthinkable by assembling IKEA furniture in 20 minutes

IKEA is cheap, stylish, and a superb solution for furnishing an entire dwelling on a budget. It’s also the leading cause of divorce in couples who attempt to assemble its furniture at home, according to a poll I just made up for the sake of this joke.<p>Researchers at Nanyang Technological University …

Nanyang Technological University

How Natori used AI to sell more sports bras

Since June 2017, fashion retailer Natori has pumped all of its social ad spend — $150,000, 25 percent of the company’s total ad spend — into an …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s latest AI experiments let you talk to books and test word association skills

Google’s work in natural language understanding is getting better all the time<p>Google today announced a pair of new artificial intelligence experiments from its research division that let web users dabble in semantics and natural language processing. For Google, a company that’s primary product is a …

Paperspace Wants to Bring AI/ML Development to All Coders

Dedicated AI cloud offers developers of all levels a sophisticated solution for building, training and deploying machine learning applications.

Machine Learning

We should build a baby-brained artificial intelligence

Toddler smarts will drive AI innovation.<p>Alison Gopnik’s career began with a psychology experiment she now considers ridiculous. Aiming to understand how 15-month-olds connect words with abstract concepts (daddy = caregiver), she decided to visit nine kids once a week for a year. The then ­Oxford …

How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans …

Facial Recognition In China Is Big Business As Local Governments Boost Surveillance

Dozens of cameras meet visitors to the Beijing headquarters of SenseTime, China's largest artificial intelligence company. One of them determines whether the door will open for you; another tracks your movements.<p>The one that marketing assistant Katherine Xue is gazing into, in the company's …

This Data Startup Uses Artificial Intelligence To Figure Out If Your Roof Is In Decent Shape

When you first buy a house, your insurance company doesn’t know very much about it or how much insuring it will cost. That’s because it first has to send out an inspector to look at the exterior of your house, take measurements, and check out your roof to see what kind of shape it’s in.<p>Cape …

Microsoft Data Science/AI Interview Questions — Acing the AI Interview

Microsoft seeks to weave its Artificial Intelligence and Core Windows OS components into a single team.<p>Microsoft’s dominance in the Enterprise is …

Microsoft AI educational 10-course program opens to the public

Microsoft has made some of its artificial intelligence courses available to the public, expanding them beyond their initial employee-only …

AI startup Verbit pulls in $11 mln seed

<b>Verbit</b>, an artificial intelligence startup, has secured $11 million in seed funding. <b>HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, Vertex Ventures</b> and <b>Oryzn Capital</b> led the …

Google’s TensorFlow AI framework adds Swift and JavaScript support

Google today unveiled a slew of updates to its popular TensorFlow machine learning framework to make it useful for a wider variety of developers and give data scientists new ways to get started building AI models.<p>TensorFlow is one of the most popular programming frameworks developers can use to set …

Machine Learning

Amazon wants your help teaching Alexa new languages — and it could help in its fight against Google

Usually, your Amazon Echo is used to answer questions or supply you with fun facts. Now, though, Amazon wants <i>you</i> to teach Echo a thing or two.<p>Amazon introduced a new language-learning skill this week called Cleo. Built by Amazon's team of computational linguists and data scientists, Cleo is …

Smart Homes

Babbel founder talks language learning and the challenges of the US market

There are plenty of choices out there if you want to learn a new language, but if you’re in Europe, chances are you’ve given Babbel a shot. The app, which started back in 2007 on the web, is celebrating its 10th birthday by expanding to the U.S. — a unique country that has proven a unique challenge …