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By Tom Higley | Artificial Intelligence

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence is like fire

• Google CEO Pichai says that AI is like fire: while it is useful, we must use caution.<br>• He envisions that AI will play a big role in important advancements like finding a cure for cancer.<br>• The full interview airs on MSNBC on January 26.<p>In an interview with <i>Recode</i> and MSNBC, Pichai described artificial …

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Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's £400 million artificial intelligence lab

• <b>Mustafa Suleyman is a 33-year-old entrepreneur and activist.</b>• <b><br>He sold his artificial intelligence company DeepMind to Google for £400 million in 2014.</b>• <b><br>Suleyman dropped out of university and worked as an activist before getting involved in artificial intelligence.</b><p>Mustafa Suleyman is one of the three …

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7 predictions for the evolution of enterprise AI in 2018

While artificial intelligence applications in business and industry remain limited to narrow machine learning tasks, we are seeing progressive improvements in the convergence of algorithms and hardware that will have significant implications for how well and how quickly we can implement AI. …

Intelligence

How Georgia State University Used an Algorithm to Help Students Navigate the Road to College

As AI continues to develop, a major test of its potential will be whether it can replace human judgment in individualized, complex ways. At Georgia State University, we investigated a test case where AI assisted high school students in their transition to college, helping them to navigate the many …

Education

Computers are getting better than humans at reading

The robots are coming, and they can read.<p>Artificial intelligence programs built by Alibaba (BABA) and Microsoft (MSFT) have beaten humans on a Stanford University reading comprehension test.<p>"This is the first time that a machine has outperformed humans on such a test," Alibaba said in a statement …

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AI: What’s Working, What’s Not – Andreessen Horowitz

<b>watch time: 30 minutes</b><p>It’s the golden age of artificial intelligence (AI), a.k.a. machine learning, deep learning, and other distributed computing. …

Andreessen Horowitz

The 5 Things Your AI Unit Needs to Do

Not a day goes by without the announcement of the appointment of a new VP of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a Chief Data Scientist, or a Director of AI Research. While the enthusiasm is undeniable, the reality is that AI remains an early-stage technology application. The potential is vast, but how …

Innovation

What AI can and can’t do (yet) for your business

Artificial intelligence is a moving target. Here’s how to take better aim.<p><b>Artificial intelligence (AI)</b> seems to be everywhere. We experience it at …

Machine Learning

How to fix Facebook—before it fixes us

Sheryl Sandberg

AI: Scary for the Right Reasons

Artificial intelligence, AI, has grabbed headlines, hype, and even consternation at the beast we are unleashing. Every powerful technology can be …

Intelligence

The next phase of artificial intelligence will replace inventors

This is the century of artificial intelligence. The scientists and engineers driving artificial intelligence forward will undoubtedly have a greater …

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Competing On AI: The New 'New Science Of Winning'

Data is eating the world, one buzzword at a time.<p>In 2017, <i>The Economist</i> declared in “Data is Giving Rise to a New Economy”: “Data are to this century what oil was to the last one—a driver of growth and change.” And IDC estimated that by 2025 we will create 163 trillion gigabytes of data, ten times …

Big Data

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p><i>Note: The reason this post took three weeks</i> …

Singularity

The AI Revolution: Our Immortality or Extinction

<i>Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part series on AI. Part 1 is here.</i>___________<i>We have what may be an extremely difficult problem with an unknown time to</i> …

Singularity

New Kepler Exoplanet Discovery Fueled by AI

Saturn's rings sure are pretty, and Matt Damon’s been to Mars, but our eight-planet solar system may not be that special after all. Today, scientists …

Exoplanets

This year we took small, important steps toward the Singularity

We won't have to wait until 2019 for our <i>Blade Runner</i> future, mostly because artificially intelligent robots already walk, roll and occasionally backflip among us. They're on our streets and in our stores. Some have wagged their way into our hearts while others have taken a more literal route. Both …

MIT's automated machine learning works 100x faster than human data scientists

Auto Tune Models (ATM) is an automated system that beats human-designed machine learning solutions for 30% of datasets tested.<p>Building a slide deck, …

Machine Learning

5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. However, an increased focus on repeatable and quantifiable results is likely to ground some of the “big picture” thinking in reality.<p>Don’t get me wrong - in …

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence Will Replace All Human Workers In The Near Future, Says AI Expert

Human beings are under threat. One US author with a bestselling book about artificial intelligence says that in the near future all human workers …

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

<b>Yoshua Bengio has never been one</b> to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial …

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The Great AI Paradox - MIT Technology Review

You’ve probably heard versions of each of the following ideas.<p>1. With computers becoming remarkably adept at driving, understanding speech, and other …

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The Work of Art in the Age of Algorithmic Reproduction

As artificial intelligence seeps into our lives, artists are exploring AI both as a tool and in its impact on our humanness.<p>Anna Ridler’s <i>Fall of the</i> …

AlphaGo Zero: Discovering new knowledge

Alpha Zero’s “Alien” Chess Shows the Power, and the Peculiarity, of AI - MIT Technology Review

The latest AI program developed by DeepMind is not only brilliant and remarkably flexible—it’s also quite weird.<p>DeepMind published a paper this week …

Tencent says there are only 300,000 AI engineers worldwide, but millions are needed

A new report from the Chinese tech giant attempts to put a number on the AI talent shortfall<p>It’s well-established that talent is in short supply in the AI industry, but a new report from Chinese tech giant Tencent underscores how great the need might be. According to the study, compiled by the …

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Forget The Hype: What Every Business Leader Needs To Know About Artificial Intelligence Now

“<i>Just as 100 years ago electricity transformed industry after industry, AI will now do the same.”</i> – Andrew Ng, Coursera Founder, former Baidu Chief Scientist, AI Pioneer<p><b>Artificial Intelligence</b> – it’s on the lips of the leaders, and on the 2018 agendas of the board meetings, of almost every global …

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A Translation Algorithm Can Predict the “Language” of a Chemical Reaction - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>A Translation Algorithm Can Predict the “Language” of a Chemical Reaction<p>By thinking of organic …

3 Milestones in Artificial Intelligence Were Just Reached -- and They Could Change Healthcare as We Know It

Good news for investors with these huge AI developments: There's still a lot of money to be made.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is a "tsunami" that's …

The hippocampus as a 'predictive map'

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