Theresa Unterlerchner

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Trading Stocks on Facebook Messenger Is Becoming a Big Thing

Investors now have more options for how they trade stocks: Facebook (FB) messenger.<p>TD Ameritrade launched a bot in October allowing its investors to …

Trading

Google Is Giving Away AI That Can Build Your Genome Sequence

Today, a teaspoon of spit and a hundred bucks is all you need to get a snapshot of your DNA. But getting the full picture—all 3 billion base pairs of …

Machine Learning

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast.<p>Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is …

Google’s AI builds its own AI child and it’s better than anything humans have made

Is this the beginning of the end for humanity?<p>Google’s AI-building AI actually went ahead and built a fully-functional AI child that, as it turns …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding SSD MultiBox — Real-Time Object Detection In Deep Learning

Since AlexNet took the research world by storm at the 2012 ImageNet Large-Scale Visual Recognition Challenge (ILSVRC), deep learning has become the …

How Nvidia Is Building a Global Artificial Intelligence Beast

As Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) looks to markets beyond gaming computers for its powerful graphic processing units, the company is putting its cash to work in …

Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur call for fashion sustainability

<b>Stella McCartney is calling for radical changes to the "incredibly wasteful" fashion industry.</b><p>The designer is backing a report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation which claims half of High Street fashion is disposed of within a year.<p>It also says the amount of clothing bought has doubled in 15 years, …

The U.S. Risks Falling Behind Russia and China in Its Use of AI in the Military

America's military budget, at $615 billion, dwarfs those of its closest competitors, China ($211 billion) and Russia ($69 billion). Even with that …

Snapchat Adds Image Recognition Smarts to Its Photo Filters

Snapchat is using image recognition technology for some of its latest photo filters: Snapchat’s app will now automatically analyze the content of …

Who Owns Data at Your Company?

Analytics and business intelligence technologies are advancing quickly, but the data challenge that most organizations face is not technical one, …

A public transport model built on open data

The UK capital London has transformed its public transport network into one that actually works. It's long used ticketing data to improve services. …

The Amazing Ways Spotify Uses Big Data, AI And Machine Learning To Drive Business Success

Spotify, the largest on-demand music service in the world, has a history of pushing technological boundaries and using big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive success. The digital music company with more than 100 million users has been busy this year enhancing its service …

Ethereum breaks the $400 barrier to hit an all-time high

Bitcoin is not the only cryptocurrency experiencing a healthy increase in price these days: Ethereum has suddenly surged past the $400 mark to hit an all-time high price value.<p>After months of fluctuating at around $320, the second biggest cryptocurrency by market share managed to surpass the $400 …

Facebook will help some users figure out if they saw Russian propaganda during the 2016 U.S. presidential election

So far, Google and Twitter have not detailed their plans.<p>Facebook is trying to alert some U.S. users that they fell victim to Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential election.<p>In the coming weeks, the social giant plans to roll out a new tool so that users can check if they followed or …

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met

In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from …

Hack Brief: Uber Paid Off Hackers to Hide a 57-Million User Data Breach

By now, the name Uber has become practically synonymous with scandal. But this time the company has outdone itself, building a Jenga-style tower of …

VW, Google announce quantum computing partnership

Volkswagen and Google are teaming up on quantum computing, with the goal of creating smarter cars and better infrastructure. The two goliaths plan to focus on three areas of research: traffic optimization, machine learning processes and the development of new materials and structures with an eye …

Golden State Foods and IBM Watson IoT set new standard in foodservice

October 5, 2017 | Written by: Jen Clark<p>Categorized: Conferences<p>Share this post:<p>At this year’s Genius of Things (GoT) event in Boston, IBM announced …

China’s AI Awakening中国 人工智能 的崛起 - MIT Technology Review

On a tropical island that marks the southern tip of China, a computer program called Lengpudashi is playing one-on-one poker against a dozen people …

Artificial Intelligence

A Year After Pledging Openness, Apple Still Falls Behind On AI

A year ago, Apple pledged it would engage more with the academic research community. But today, AI experts say it’s still not enough.<p>“Apple is the NSA of AI.”<p>That was how storied computer scientist and Stanford University adjunct professor Jerry Kaplan described Apple's unconventional approach to …

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

For the first time, a robot passed a medical licensing exam

A Robot Medical Professional<p>Experts generally agree that, before we might consider artificial intelligence (AI) to be truly intelligent —that is, on …

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

Deep Learning is Eating Software

When I had a drink with Andrej Karpathy a couple of weeks ago, we got to talking about where we thought machine learning was going over the next few …

Google's AI expert believes humans and AI will merge before 2030

Google futurist Ray Kurzweil believes AI-powered humans are coming within the next 12 years<p>Humans and AI could merge by 2029 if Google’s AI and …

Google brings on-device machine learning to mobile with TensorFlow Lite

Google’s recent preview release of its open-source TensorFlow Lite software for machine learning developers signifies an exciting shift in the field of AI. The company’s dedication to developing AI capable of running algorithms on a mobile device — without connecting to the cloud — is laying the …