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4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Inside the Chinese lab that plans to rewire the world with AI

The ticket kiosks at Shanghai’s frenetic subway station have a mind of their own.<p>Walk up to one and state your destination, and it’ll automatically …

The New Religions Obsessed with A.I.

Yes, not only is A.I. potentially taking all of our jobs, but it's also changing religion.<p>What has improved American lives most in the last 50 years? …

Scientists Say Controlling A.I. Will Be Impossible for 3 Reasons

Holding artificial intelligence accountable for its actions is easier said than done, predicts a team of British researchers.<p>In a paper published …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet The Man Who Makes Facebook’s Machines Think

Twenty years ago, a marginalized Yann LeCun couldn't get his ideas heard. Now he's running the Facebook team working to create machines that think like you.<p><b>Nearly 3,000</b> miles away from Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters, in an old, beige office building in downtown Manhattan, a group of company …

The year of Alexa and the coming decade of A.I.

I mentioned in a blog last year that we are at the dawn of a new age of artificial intelligence (A.I.). And 2017 certainly is the beginning of a …

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from AI

Elon Musk has a new plan to protect humanity from artificial intelligence -- if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>In October 2014, Musk ignited a global discussion on the perils of artificial intelligence. Humans might be doomed if we make machines that are smarter than us, Musk warned. He called …

Artificial Intelligence

How to settle any “is this real AI?” debate — Measuring Artificial Intelligence

With the resurgence of interest in AI, a favorite topic of debate is exactly what counts as “real” AI. On the one hand, you have AI people …

AI and insurance: How much privacy would you trade for a cheaper policy?

<i>By Alston Ghafourifar, CEO and Co-Founder, Entefy</i><p>Do you have car insurance? Health insurance? Homeowners insurance? Chances are you are a customer of …

AI For Social Good: How Humans And Machines Are Making A Better World

Our world faces some sobering challenges. I see them every day in my role with IBM corporate citizenship and in my work to advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as an IMPACT 2030 Executive Committee Member.<p>But there’s reason to be hopeful. Artificial intelligence (AI) combined with our …

Artificial Intelligence

7 AI trends to watch in 2017

2016 saw tremendous innovation, lots of AI investment in both big companies and startups, and more than a little hype. What will 2017 bring?<p>1. …

Industry 4.0 – Building the IIoT ecosystem the right way

Is Industry 4.0 just another buzz term that’s being hyped up by technology vendors with the aim of selling more products, or a legitimate trend that will transform sectors such as manufacturing in the months and years to come?<p>The evidence points to the latter. Industry 4.0, also referred to as the …

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