Cognitive Computing

IBM sues Groupon for $167m alleging patent theft

IBM is seeking $167m in compensation from Groupon, the e-commerce marketplace, over the alleged use of patented technology without authorisation.<p>The …

Groupon

Demystifying AI: An imaging tool ready to explode

The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is prominent throughout the healthcare enterprise, particularly in imaging services. At present it appears …

Digital Health

Semantic concept discovery over event databases

At IBM Research AI, we built an AI-based solution to assist analysts in preparing reports. The paper describing this work recently won the best paper …

Human Rights

AI Innovators: Christoph Hennersperger with OneProjects

<i>In this profile series, we interview</i><i>AI innovators</i> <i>on the front-lines – those who have dedicated their life’s work to improving the human condition through technology advancements.</i><p>[id=1]<p>Meet Christoph Hennersperger, a co-founder and CTO of OneProjects, a developer of innovative intravascular medical …

Machine Learning

This AI Startup Could Be The Next DeepMind

Most people find it a pain to receive parcels in wide time slots like, say, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., so when delivery startup Paack offered a service in which everyone could narrow that window down to one hour, with no extra charge, it had a challenge on its hands. The startup’s routing engine …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Debater: Your Next Lawyer?

In 1997, <b>IBM</b>'s (NYSE: IBM) "Deep Blue" computer defeated world chess champion Gary Kasparov. In 2011, the company's "Watson" computer wiped the floor …

Artificial Intelligence

The AI Will See You Now: How Cognitive Computing is Transforming Medicine

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Shauna. WIRED Insider<p>Hold this thermometer under your tongue. Breath into this spirometer. Take two aspirin, get some rest, …

Cognitive Technology

Trump's Iceberg of Scheming and Evil

Morph of image of Trump and image of an Iceberg<br>(Image by Trump image by Gage Skidmore, Iceberg, from NASA) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement …

Liberal View

Quick guide to understand the hype around ‘deep learning’ Quick guide to deep learning

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘deep learning’ bandied about in conversation, or maybe you’ve read about it in a post like this one. It seems like almost every tech conversation happening today somehow touches on the topic of AI, machine learning, or deep learning.<p>These technologies are coming …

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. The History of AI<p>The field of artificial intelligence (AI) officially started in 1956, launched by a small but now-famous DARPA-sponsored summer …

Artificial Intelligence

Humans Plus Robots: Why the Two Are Better Than Either One Alone

Two Accenture executives discuss their new book about how bridging the gap between humans and AI can boost productivity.

Artificial Intelligence

Here are the 12 tech trends that will dominate business in 2018

A new report from Forrester outlined the emerging technologies that CIOs should be looking out for this year.<p>In a Wednesday report, Forrester …

Machine Learning

How Smart Machines Think - by Sean Gerrish (Hardcover)

Everything you've always wanted to know about self-driving cars, Netflix recommendations, IBM's Watson, and video game-playing computer programs.The …

Artificial Intelligence

CERN chip enables first 3D color X-ray images of the human body

Medical X-ray scans have long been stuck in the black-and-white, silent-movie era. Sure, the contrast helps doctors spot breaks and fractures in …

Tech Trends

Nvidia and MIT get a step closer to 'Computer, enhance' image cleaning

Researchers are training neural network to clean images without seeing the original.<p>One of the core features of any computer systems used in movies …

Deep Learning

Can Artificial Intelligence Help In Hiring Talent? Darwin Ecosystem Says Yes!

Talent, one of a company’s most significant assets, remains one of the hardest assets to acquire and retain. The interview process for new hires is wrought with challenges that minimize its effectiveness including unconscious bias, inconsistent interview protocols and limited knowledge of the job …

Human Resources

IBM Pegs Mega Breach Cost at $350M, As Average Breach Cost Hits $3.9M

The 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM, was released on July 11, revealing an increase in costs …

Cybersecurity

A.I pioneer joins Monash University

<b>10 July 2018</b><p>Professor Philip Cohen has been appointed Director of the new Laboratory for Dialogue Research at Monash University’s Faculty of …

Bots

Predicting the Future of Work: Preparing for an Uncertain Tomorrow - MIT Technology Review

AI, robotics and cognitive computing are advancing rapidly and will have a massive impact on how people do their jobs, eliminating some tasks done by …

Cognitive Technology

Glow: Better Reversible Generative Models

We introduce <i>Glow</i>, a reversible generative model which uses invertible 1x1 convolutions. It extends previous work on reversible generative models and …

Deep Learning

IBM Scores More International Deals

The tech giant is signing big deals to provide cloud computing, artificial intelligence, analytics, and blockchain technology.<p>Since <b>International</b> …

Cognitive Technology

Australian Government Signs IBM Technology Deal

The Australian government today has awarded IBM a A$1 billion ($746 million), five-year contract to be a major technology partner on government …

Blockchain

Reinforcement learning’s foundational flaw

In this essay, we are going to address the limitations of one of the core fields of AI.In the process, we will encounter a fun allegory, a set of …

Machine Learning

How to fix reinforcement learning

<i>This piece is the second in a two-part series, starting with</i> Why Reinforcement Learning is Flawed.<p>In part 1, we have already set up our board game …

Machine Learning

Samsung tops AI challenge using Reinforcement Learning

Reinforcement Learning gives an AI feedback for each decision it makes, theoretically speeding up training

Machine Learning

How AI can make your customer journey magical

When was the last time you were amazed?<p>Was it the first time you used Uber and got a car on demand? Perhaps it was that movie you'd never heard of …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Watson available as translation service in Hindi

Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) IBM is ready to offer Watson language translator service in Hindi to individuals and businesses as its Artificial …

Language

How to hire for digital disruption: What skills should you look for?

<b>Digital disruption is an inevitability in modern business. Those who are succeeding welcome disruption. They respond to it. They adapt to it. They</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Is Ready To Rise Again

IBM missed a couple of high tech rallies in recent years. Big Blue’s shares underperformed badly the technology sector. Over the last five years, IBM shares have lost 25.85% of their value as the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) shares have gained 113.23%—see table 1.<p>For an obvious reason. The company’s …

Entrepreneurship

Getting on the AI Learning Curve: A Pragmatic, Incremental Approach

After decades of promise and hype, AI is now seemingly everywhere. Over the past several years, the necessary ingredients have come together to propel AI beyond the research labs into the marketplace: powerful, inexpensive computer technologies; huge amounts of data; and advanced algorithms …

Machine Learning