Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence has won over $800,000 from a team of poker pro's

In yet another episode of man versus machine, an artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Melon University has been absolutely dismantling a team of professional poker players, accumulating a staggering lead of almost $800,000.<p>The showdown takes place as part of the “Brains vs. Artificial …

Computer Science

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Machine Learning

5 Major Artificial Intelligence Hurdles We're on Track to Overcome by 2020

Unless you're in AI development yourself, you need to start thinking about tech partnerships that could bring AI to your business.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) gets more advanced every year, but there are still some major limitations keeping us from seeing a futuristic reality that includes robot …

Computer Science

22 Infographics on Chatbots, Messaging apps, AI and more

<b>Rise of the chatbots — by Drift</b><p><b>2. Chatbots: A guide for brands — by DigitasLBI.</b><p><b>3. What do UK consumers really think about chatbots? — by</b> …

Chatbots

Can Artificial Intelligence Silence Internet Trolls?

Have you ever been attacked by trolls on social media? I have. In December a mocking tweet from white supremacist David Duke led his supporters to …

Machine Learning

AI learn to create new AI: Will humanity end?

Humanity has entered the fourth Industrial Revolution wherein automation and data exchange is a part of the on-going trend. Technological inventions …

Computer Science

Chatbots round-up #4: the winners of the 1st Chatbots Awards in our industry

A few days ago, our friends at ChatBottle announced the winners of the first chatbots awards in our industry, selected by both bot experts…Continue …

Chatbots

A feature I’ve always wanted on my iPhone is coming to the Galaxy S8

Samsung on Monday confirmed that the hotly anticipated Galaxy S8 will not be unveiled next month at the annual Mobile World Congress trade show in …

Samsung

Out This Week: Resident Evil 7, Kingdom Hearts HD II.8, Yakuza 0

With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest …

Gaming

Kristen Stewart gets all AI for trippy 'Come Swim'

You may know her as Bella from the "Twilight" movies. Now meet Kristen Stewart in her newest role: AI researcher.<p>Stewart's directorial debut, "Come Swim," is on the short-film program this week at the Sundance Film Festival, and it's a trippy meditation that blends artistic vision with one of …

Kristen Stewart

Driving Better Consumer Insights with the Power Chatbots

Success of every business hinges on how well it communicates with its stakeholders. Usually this takes shape as internal and external communication. …

Chatbots

AI is the desire to replicate intelligence in machines: Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan

Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan is an assistant professor in the department of computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of …

Machine Learning

This tech company is bringing an AI personal trainer to your headphones

If you're trying to figure out how best to measure human performance under extreme conditions, the skies are a great place to start.<p>Not much pushes the body harder than space travel or extreme flight. Successful missions depend on knowing precisely how astronauts and pilots respond to huge physical …

Wearable Tech

Now, a socially-aware robotic assistant that gets your mood!

Taking artificial intelligence a step further, a new Socially-Aware Robot Assistant (SARA) took the participants of the World Economic Forum (WEF) …

Robots

Lex Column: IBM should turn its artificial intelligence brain to earnings

by Lex Column<p>IBM wants to lead in artificial intelligence. It might turn its fearsome machine brains on earnings. Humans are struggling. Since 2013 …

Computer Science

What 2017 holds for technology?

Every CXO in this world would ideally like to own a crystal ball in which s/he can gaze and see how, and which, technologies will disrupt or shape …

Innovation

This Einstein bot is like a silly, slow Alexa doll

A digital assistant with some extra personality<p>Talking gadgets were everywhere at CES this year, many of them powered by the same Alexa software inside Amazon’s Echo speaker. Advances in artificial intelligence have produced big gains over the last few years in computer’s ability to hear and …

Automation

How Toyota Used Artificial Intelligence for RAV4 Campaign

IBM‘s Watson has struck again. The machine learning program, which has emerged as a popular tool for agencies and marketers, is powering a new highly …

Computer Science

NRF Reflections

<b>Reflections From Retail’s BIG Show</b><p><i>NRF 2017 – Retail’s BIG Show – took place last week in New York, Andrew Busby went along to learn more about the</i> …

Computer Science

The Growth of Artificial Intelligence in Ecommerce (Infographic)

Here's why artificial intelligence will be beneficial for retailers and consumers.<p>From creating personalized shopping experiences to offering virtual buying assistants -- AI is improving the online shopping experience for consumers and retailers.<p>Shoppers will be able to easily find the best price …

Computer Science

Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence

AI’s next frontier requires ethics built through policy. Will Donald Trump deliver?<p>With one foot in its science fiction past and the other in the new frontier of science and tech innovations, AI occupies a unique place in our cultural imagination. Will we live into a future where machines are as …

Computer Science

​How AWS is using AI to lure enterprise to the cloud

In surpassing 30,000 attendees - up from 19,000 the year previous - <i>AWS re:Invent 2016</i> continues to capture the imagination of the partner, customer …

Amazon Web Services

AI and Cyber-security will be more important than ever in 2017

<i>This story originally appeared on VentureBeat on December 27, 2016 and was written by</i> <i>Hira Saeed</i><i>.</i><p>Artificial intelligence may be the hot trend of 2016, …

Technology

CS224n: Natural Language Processing with Deep Learning

Event<p>Date<p>Description<p>Course Materials<p>Lecture<p>Jan 10<p>Intro to NLP and Deep Learning<p>Suggested Readings:<p>[Linear Algebra Review]<br>• [Probability Review]<br>• [Convex …

Software Engineering

From Jingles to Pop Hits, A.I. Is Music to Some Ears

LONDON — Patrick Stobbs recently sat in a conference room here playing songs from his smartphone, attempting to show how his start-up, Jukedeck, is at the cutting edge of music. The tune sounded like the soundtrack to a 1980s video game. “This is where we were two years ago,” he said, looking …

Computer Science

10 CEOs Make Predictions For Marketers

What do firm leaders think will happen to marketing this year? To find out, I turned to CEOs who represent a variety of different industries and companies.<p><b>Marketers will begin focusing on PR tech:</b> Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer, CEO, AirPR<p>We can’t talk about MarTech without talking about PRTech, the …

CRM

Technology's Long-Term Toll on the Middle Class

There is a reason we live in a golden age of dystopian science fiction: Increasingly, it feels like it is coming true. From “The Hunger Games” to “Elysium,” stories depict a world in which the trend of growing wealth and income inequality continues to its logical conclusion.<p>This narrative seems …

Income Inequality

Davos Highlights AI's Massive PR Problem

As business, policy, and technology leaders gathered at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this year, the rise of populism with Brexit in the UK and the election of Donald Trump in the US drove discussions about the pros and cons of globalization.<p>While globalization has improved …

Automation

Is Artificial Intelligence the Answer to Finding a Cure for Cancer?

Cancer is a devastating disease and statistics now suggest that nearly one in every two people worldwide will develop cancer at some point in their …

Cancer