Computer Science

Why a quick chat with a bot solves a lot of problems

Why do chatbots work? Because a quick chat resolves a lot of problems.<p>The workplace is no different and yet we spend a lot of our time managing processes and slogging through impersonal workflows to manage mundane but essential tasks. It would be better to handle these with a chat too and that’s …

Chatbots

Boost Your Resume By Learning 8 Different Programming Languages

You get comprehensive, hands-on examples to help you learn. From reading and understanding Scala programs, digging into object oriented programming, …

Programming

Robot Overlords: AI At Facebook, Amazon, Disney And Digital Transformation At GE, DBS, BNY Mellon

Searching recently for evidence of artificial intelligence taking over our jobs, lives, and everything else, Tom Davenport came up empty. “Nary a robot overlord to be found,” he declared at the 14th MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. A day later, at the 3rd RE•WORK Deep Learning Summit, I found many humans …

Machine Learning

ARM’s new processors are designed to power the machine-learning machines

ML plus AI, AR, and VR — ARM is taking on the full set of trendy initialisms<p>On the eve of Computex, Taiwan’s big showpiece event where PC makers roll out the latest and best implementations of Intel CPUs, mobile rival ARM is announcing its own big news with the unveiling of a new generation of ARM …

Machine Learning

This Dystopian Device Warns You When AI Is Trying to Impersonate Actual Humans

AI is turning against itself.<p>Scared of a future where you can no longer discern if you're dealing with a human or a computer? A team of Australian …

Artificial Intelligence

Scaling Node.js Apps with AWS ECS and Microservices

Today, it is easier than ever before to automate scalability of software with cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS). Special monitoring and …

Cloud Computing

Artificial intelligence and machine learning: How to invest for the enterprise

Investing in AI requires different skills and approaches from buying process automation software like ERP or CRM. A world-leading expert explains …

Machine Learning

Google's AutoML AI Won't Destroy The World (Yet)

A popular concept in science fiction is the singularity, a moment of explosive accelerating growth in technology and artificial intelligence that …

Machine Learning

This is What Happens When a Neural Network Names Metal Bands

You’ve seen artificial intelligence, and neural networks pull off some pretty impressive feats, like beating world champion Go players and helping …

Geek

ARM announces new generation of CPUs and GPUs focused on machine learning performance

Machine Learning

Drug Is First to Treat Cancer Based on Genetics, Not Location

<b>A change in how cancer is treated means more people will benefit from immunotherapy.</b><p>In a first for precision medicine, a cancer drug has won …

Cancer

Ethereum Roundup With Vitalik

Metropolis Recap<p>Meetings 15 and 16 for core developers were announced.<p>Accepted Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) are now listed, many of which …

JavaScript

AlphaGo And The Future Of The Stock Market

Google’s AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence (AI) computer programme, once again made news in the game of Go last week by winning three straight …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's AlphaGo retires after beating Chinese Go champion

AlphaGo's developers are moving on to solve pressing societal issues through the technology it used to build the robo-champion.<p>After winning a …

Artificial Intelligence

First the cloud, now AI takes on the scientific method

Cloud didn't make the scientific method irrelevant in '08—AI won't do it in '17, either.<p>Back when I was doing research, one of my advisors once joked …

Higgs Boson

Weekend tech reading: PC could learn something about 4K from PS4 Pro, build your own VPN

<b>Faster, more nimble drones on the horizon</b> There’s a limit to how fast autonomous vehicles can fly while safely avoiding obstacles. That’s because the …

Artificial Intelligence

Electro-Tactile Stimulation Enhances Cochlear Implant Speech Recognition in Noise.

2017 May 19;7(1):2196. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-02429-1.<p>1Mind and Brain Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, …

Speech Recognition

Tech giants acquired 34 AI startups in Q1 2017

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A total of 34 artificial intelligence startups were acquired in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the amount of activity in the year-ago quarter, according to the research firm CB Insights.<p>Tech giants seeking to reinforce their leads in artificial intelligence or make up …

Artificial Intelligence

Using ElasticSearch for Big Data Analysis

Collecting data is good and collecting Big Data is better, but analyzing Big Data is not easy. It requires knowledge of enterprise search engines for …

Machine Learning

San Jose becoming hub for artificial intelligence firms

SAN JOSE — Cheaper and older isn’t typically associated with riches and success in the Bay Area tech scene.<p>But that’s just what San Jose is offering …

Artificial Intelligence

Data Miners Have Uncovered Golden Loot Boxes In Overwatch

Data Miners Have Uncovered Golden Loot Boxes In Overwatch<p>/ May 28, 2017 at 4:19 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>Data miners over at the /r/Overwatch …

Data Mining

How Human Do You Want Your Chatbot To Become?

Although many people view chatbots as a direct replacement for humans, the reality is that bots are great tools that marketers and business owners …

Chatbots

How to Measure the Performance of Your Web Testimonials - and Why You Should Care

Testimonials can have a big impact, and it's important you're utilizing them in optimal ways to maximize their benefits

Marketing

Can an ancient board game give Google the keys to the Middle Kingdom?

If it was just about man versus machine in the ancient Chinese game of Go, then Google has come out on top.<p>The reigning world champion, 19-year-old …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Download the Android O Public Beta

<b>The Android O public beta is out now, so what are you waiting for? Here's how to download Android O now and try out the new features today.</b><p>The …

Operating Systems

Designers Falguni and Shane Peacock's collaboration with IBM brings together fashion — and artificial intelligence

There are a very few tech-enabled wardrobes that are more iconic and memorable than Cher Horowitz' in <i>Clueless</i>.<p>Her tech savvy wardrobe helped her …

Artificial Intelligence

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them

Not only that, but the new research team was able to repeat their test with computers. They showed machines 1,000 pictures of women named Samantha, …

Machine Learning

Apple developing dedicated AI chip for iPhone, iPad: Report

Apple sees artificial intelligence as part of its future. According to a new report, it's developing a dedicated AI chip named Apple Neural Engine to …

Artificial Intelligence

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

Technology

Top 7 Most Popular JavaScript Frameworks in 2017

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages and with the rise of Node.js, it has grown in popularity for both front-end as well as …

JavaScript