Artificial Intelligence

10 Tips for Creating a Great Chatbot

Bots have recently stopped being science fiction and started being something more like DIY.<p>Chatbots have taken the marketing world by storm. They are offering A.I.-powered technology to companies, allowing them to provide more advanced customer care while monetizing their marketing efforts by …

Chatbots

We’re In An Artificial Intelligence Hype Cycle

“We’re in a hype cycle,” Oren Etzioni, CEO of the AIlen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, told BuzzFeed News. “The hype and the expectations in some cases are far beyond the technical reality.”<p>Artificial intelligence is being mentioned on earnings calls by executives at companies with big AI …

Computer Science

Movix uses artificial intelligence to hit you with the best movie suggestions

It turns out that in addition to making spooky trailers and writing quirky scripts, artificial intelligence is also pretty damn good at making awesome movie recommendations.<p>Available for free, Movix is a web-based recommendation service that uses deep learning algorithms to adapt to your capricious …

Computer Science

Bad bots on the rise – what risks do you face?

While the internet population continues to grow, there has also been an increase in bots as well.<p>In 2016, approximately 185 million new internet …

Chatbots

FaceApp, An App That Uses Artificial Intelligence to Add a Smile or Change Age and Gender in Photos

FaceApp is an interesting new app, created by Wireless Lab OOO, that uses artificial intelligence to add a smile to people’s faces or change their …

Computer Science

Can You Teach an A.I. to Be as Brilliant as Messi?

Hoang Le has been a soccer fan all his life — his childhood hero was Zinedine Zidane — and as a recent immigrant from Spain, he thinks FC Barcelona’s …

Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence and startups: The AI gold rush

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the hot technology for Silicon Valley startups (I’ve personally talked to 15 AI startups in the past year). In fact, …

Computer Science

Amazon Launches New Device to Watch You Dress

Amazon.com Inc., seeking a bigger slice of the clothing market, is casting itself as a style adviser.<p>The Seattle-based online retailer on Wednesday introduced the Echo Look, a new version of its artificial-intelligence powered speakers that includes a camera. The company said the $200 device, which …

Amazon

Airlines are struggling with the transition to one-on-one customer messaging

One year ago at its F8 Conference, Facebook announced that it was opening its Messenger platform, giving developers the ability to incorporate …

Chatbots

I Let An AI Take Over My Instagram. I’ll Never Do It Again

So much for human creativity.<p>This week, I spent the better part of six hours slow-roasting some grapes in my oven to make homemade raisins. But when the time came, what was the perfect Instagram caption? “Homemade raisins”? Yawn. “I’m doing some experimentation with drying out fruits in my oven”? …

Computer Science

Meet Kasparov, Re-meet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess

With Zurich, Grenke, Reykjavik, and Poikovsky tournaments all taking place nearly simultaneously, you might think there's no room for "In Other …

Computer Science

How Should We Treat Our Military Robots?

<b>The audience of venture capitalists</b>, engineers and other tech-sector denizens chuckled as they watched a video clip of an engineer using a hockey …

Robots

Get Ready for the Rise of AI in Events

<b>With technology advancing rapidly, a new age of artificial intelligence is upon us. Are eventprofs ready for the rise of AI in events?</b><p>AI (artificial …

Computer Science

Scientists Built An Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

Researchers from France and the University of Arkansas have created an artificial synapse capable of autonomous learning, a component of artificial …

Engineering

Customer Experience in action through Artificial Intelligence

Winning and retaining customer loyalty is vital for every business. In the face of increasing competition and more demanding consumers, organizations …

Customer Experience

Hershey's, Fruit of the Loom, Geico Sign On to Microsoft Azure

Hershey's, Fruit of the Loom, Geico Sign On to Microsoft Azure<p>Microsoft's 'Digital Difference' event was a showcase of Microsoft Azure clients who …

Microsoft

Washing machine AI? You'll thank AWS, Microsoft, Google (eventually)

There's a war brewing in the cloud, and machine learning may well determine the outcome. With infrastructure services trending toward …

Machine Learning

UiPath raises $30M to build ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

The world is awash with bots these days — applications the run either partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other artificial intelligence technologies to help consumers ask and answer questions, buy things and get other stuff done. In the …

Startups

David Hasselhoff Stars in a New Short Film—and All His Lines Were Written by AI

Last year, an AI named Benjamin wrote a weird and entertaining science fiction short film called <i>Sunspring</i><i>.</i> Now, Benjamin’s back in a new film titled</i> …

Computer Science

In the World of Tomorrow, Google Plans to Use AI to Do Everything

In 2014 Google acquired London based DeepMind which they have turned into the single largest collection of brain power and resources focused solely …

Computer Science

Astro, an AI Email App, Is Here to Help You Finally Clean Out Your Inbox

Every unwanted promotion/newsletter/coupon that shows up in your inbox is a reminder that you should really get your unread messages under control. …

Gmail

Despite Tech Hurdles, VCs and Tech Giants Double Down on AI-Powered Virtual Assistants

With work comes unavoidable tedium, burning an inordinate amount of time. For some, the time lost is enough to justify hiring an assistant–an …

Chatbots

Strategy Analytics on Artificial Intelligence: Privacy Concerns and Limited & Unknown Use Cases Pose Greatest Threats to Early Success

BOSTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>Innovations in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning are beginning to</b> …

Computer Science

How AI Can Fuel AdTech

Artificial Intelligence(AI) and Machine Learning(ML) are the two key buzzwords these days in the Tech industry. And why not, AI is optimizing our …

Machine Learning

Infosys Nia launched, an integrated artificial intelligence platform for businesses

Infosys has launched Infosys <b>Nia</b>, an integrated artificial intelligence (AI) platform for businesses. Nia builds up on the success of the software …

Computer Science

Artificial intelligence: Implications for China

The country is becoming a hub for global AI development. Five priorities can help China harness AI for productivity growth and prepare for the …

Intelligence

Amazon Goes From Shopping to Dressing With New AI Camera

Amazon wants to help you get dressed.<p>The newly launched Echo Look is a small, stand-alone camera with Amazon’s artificial intelligence, Alexa. It’s …

Amazon

AIto interconnect islands of automation: Expert

HANOVER, Germany — The combination of better cameras, better sensors and machine learning will lead to more extensive application of robots in …

Robots

Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud

Oracle announced a slew of AI-driven capabilities across its Customer Experience Cloud Suite today that are designed to help users to deliver better, faster and more personal experiences.<p>If you think you’ve heard this before, it’s because Oracle joins its customer experience competitors in offering …

CRM

Need a chatbot fast? Your best bet might be a firm you've never heard of

New tools let you go straight from documentation to chatbot, with no code at all.<p>We have a lot of information in our businesses. We have FAQs, we …

Chatbots