Computer Science

Take a tour of Harvey Mudd College, the tiny STEM 'bootcamp' outside Los Angeles whose graduates out-earn Harvard and Stanford alums

Located in Claremont, California is an 829-person liberal arts college that might go unnoticed to the uninitiated. It's not a member of the Ivy League, nor does it have the celebrity of Stanford University, its neighbor to the north.<p>In fact, if you're not familiar with the Claremont Consortium, …

Education

Harri Valpola dreams of an internet of beautiful AI minds

The Finnish computer scientist says he has solved AI's fundamental problem: how to make machines that plan<p>Harri Valpola dreams of an internet of …

Artificial Intelligence

10 milestones in AI history, from neural networks to ‘Jeopardy!’ wins

Why it matters to you<p>AI is an extraordinarily important and complex field. We've done our best to narrow down the 10 milestones in its history you …

Artificial Intelligence

4 technologies that will unlock AR’s full potential

Apple’s ARKit is capturing the attention and imagination of developers and media alike, drawn in by an estimated 700 million iPhone owners around the world who now have AR devices. ARKit is setting the stage for the next era of AR development, and now Google has entered the fray with ARCore to …

Augmented Reality

There might finally be a driverless car with some common sense

Boston’s notoriously unfriendly drivers and chaotic roads may be the perfect testing ground for a fundamentally different kind of self-driving car.<p>An MIT spin-off called iSee is developing and testing the autonomous driving system using a novel approach to artificial intelligence.<p>Instead of relying …

Artificial Intelligence

Chihuahua OR Muffin? Searching For The Best Computer Vision API

You’ve probably seen this internet meme demonstrating the alarming resemblance of chihuahuas and muffins. Everyone in the AI industry (including …

Machine Learning

Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious (And Play Super Mario Bros.)

You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario Bros. for the very first time, but try to picture it. An 8-bit game world blinks …

Super Mario

China’s security boss planning to use AI to stop crime before it even happens

China’s top security officer has revealed plans to use artificial intelligence to predict crime, terrorism and social unrest before it happens.<p>Meng …

China

More Computer Science isn’t the Answer

Should Shakespeare have studied “pen science” or “paper engineering”? Probably not. Similarly, we don’t ask someone who wants to write an essay to first study linguistics. Yet, often, when a student in the arts and humanities looks to express their ideas with computers, they are pointed toward …

Jackson Pollock

The Weird Thing Putin Just Said About Robots: They Might Eat Us

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the head of a country and a culture that’s perhaps the most feared in the world when it comes to how it wields …

Robots

AI is transforming how programmers write software

Artificial intelligence is moving into new sectors as machine learning gains more capabilities. A growing trend is to use AI in software development, …

Machine Learning

RIDECON17: Drones, robotics and Blacks’ role in artificial intelligence

Jacquene Curlee, founder and CEO of Kidz Drone Zone (KDZ), facilitated a drones, artificial intelligence and robotics workshop at the inaugural RIDE …

Drones

The Natural Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

As everyday items get “smart,” the technology around artificial intelligence gets more real. The rising stars in this drama include Xilinx, Synopsys, …

Artificial Intelligence

AMD’s AI Is ‘Dead’—NVIDIA Is Better Bet: Analysts | Investopedia

NVIDIA Corp.’s (NVDA) investors should “ignore the noise” on the Street this week about an alleged partnership between Tesla Inc. (TSLA) and Advanced …

Machine Learning

Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation

Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its …

Business Technology

Fuel Global Customer Experiences with Automation and Machine Learning

To create content that is culturally relevant for local markets and individual customers means delivering locally relevant and engaging experiences. …

Machine Learning

A cofounder of Google’s moonshot factory doesn’t like to fire people, so he ‘liberates’ them instead

Sebastian Thrun, a cofounder of Google’s moonshot factory, has been testing a management theory inside his online education startup Udacity: If people aren’t happy, make them leave.<p>“If you are unhappy, and you and I both recognize that’s the case, I never fire you. I liberate you. Liberation is …

Machine Learning

28 Best Quotes About Artificial Intelligence

When it comes to the possibilities and possible perils of artificial intelligence (AI), learning and reasoning by machines without the intervention of humans, there are lots of opinions out there. Only time will tell which one of these quotes will be the closest to our future reality. Until we get …

Artificial Intelligence

The Master's Degrees With The Highest Salary Potential 2017

It’s no secret that a master’s degree is a big investment. On top of the out-of-pocket expense, you’ll forego income if you attend full time. But it can also be an excellent way to accelerate your current track or change careers.<p>Salary site PayScale revealed the master’s degrees leading to jobs …

Education

AI will redefine the role of manager

The superstar managers of the AI era will be much more than scheduling ninjas or efficient task managers. They’ll serve as bridges between AI systems and their team members, guiding them toward more innovative and collaborative pursuits. Finally rid of repetitive and cognitively uninteresting …

Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may replace 40% of all jobs: Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio said Friday that almost half of the jobs in the next two decades will be replaced by artificial intelligence.<p>“By in large, the world is going to largely consist of people who can take language and put it into code, which then allows the computer to operate …

Investing

The invention of AI ‘gaydar’ could be the start of something much worse

Researchers claim they can spot gay people from a photo, but critics say we’re revisiting pseudoscience<p>Two weeks ago, a pair of researchers from Stanford University made a startling claim. Using hundreds of thousands of images taken from a dating website, they said they had trained a facial …

Machine Learning

Machine-learning cloud platforms get to work | Ars Technica

Analytic platforms as a service (PaaS) could shorten machine-learning learning curve.<p>The machine-learning smarts that help Google know what’s in a …

Machine Learning

Uproar Over Stanford Artificial Intelligence Program That Accurately Predicts Gay or Straight Guys From Photos

Results raise questions about new risks AI poses to privacy and safety.<p>Stanford researchers Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang trained an artificial intelligence neural network to predict sexual orientation.<p>Human perception was the "control" tested against an AI that became uncannily accurate at …

Artificial Intelligence

Companies need to stop AI-washing their products

As I think about the parallels between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and technologies that have had an impact on their marketplaces, I often come back to the analogy of hybrid and electric cars. People who buy those cars may have a basic understanding of how the technologies work, but most tend to …

Artificial Intelligence

Intel wiped out in mobile. Can this guy help it catch the AI wave?

To get a sense of computer scientist Naveen Rao, just take a look at his hands.<p>The 42-year-old has busted all 10 of his fingers over a lifetime of skiing, skateboarding, bicycling, rollerblading, race-car driving, wrestling and hoops.<p>He’s not a clod; he’s a risk taker who pushes physical and mental …

Artificial Intelligence

Need to Return Something You Bought on Amazon? Bring It Back to Kohl's or Whole Foods

Good news, online shopping addicts: It just got a whole lot easier to return those impulse purchases from Amazon.<p>Mashable reports that the online …

Whole Foods

Cloud computing migration: More expensive and complicated than you thought | ZDNet

​Early adopters of the cloud are facing some big hurdles when migrating their existing apps.<p>Companies keen to free up staff time and money by moving …

Cloud Computing

Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are all the rage these days — but with all the buzzwords swirling around them, it's easy to get …

DevOps

Serverless Reference Architecture: Image Moderation Chatbot

The Image Moderator Chatbot serverless reference architecture demonstrates how to leverage Amazon Rekognition's image moderation deep learning …

Chatbots