Software Engineering

'A white mask worked better': why algorithms are not colour blind

When Joy Buolamwini found that a robot recognised her face better when she wore a white mask, she knew a problem needed fixing<p>Joy Buolamwini is a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League – an organisation that aims to challenge the biases in …

Machine Learning

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

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

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

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

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 …

Machine Learning

Google researchers have cracked a key internet security tool

Google co-founders Sergey Brin (l) and Larry PageMichael Nagle / Getty Images<p>But the tool remains in wide use.<p>Google researchers have cracked a key …

Security

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 …

Big Data

This Crawling C-Turtle Robot Could Hunt For Landmines

When you watch its first tries to flop across on the sand, you feel worried that it won’t be able to get its little body to its final destination. …

Machine Learning

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

FDA to open unit of 13 engineers to keep up with medical devices powered by machine learning

Machine Learning

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

How chatbots can settle an insurance claim in 3 seconds

At Amazon’s prototype grocery store, Amazon Go, customers can walk in, pick up what they want, and walk out without ever waiting in a checkout line or pulling out a wallet. Amazon will automatically charge their account and send them a receipt. Run out of paper towels? No problem. Amazon Prime …

Machine Learning

Find the Perfect Job With Google’s Machine Learning AI

Google wants everyone to have the perfect job for them and that’s what it’s set out to help with thanks to its new powerful job searching tool. It’s …

Machine Learning

Google Lens is Google’s future

CEO Sundar Pichai introduces Google Lens in his 2017 Google I/O keynote.Google<p>This feature gives you a view into the meaning of “AI first.”<p>If you …

Google

Researchers Invented a Way to Screen Yourself for Skin Cancer Using a Smartphone

The new A.I. system could soon make its way onto your smartphone.<p>Your phone might someday save your skin.<p>Stanford researchers say they've created a …

Machine Learning

Twitter Turns to Artificial Intelligence to Build a Better User Experience

AI is helping Twitter keep users' interest.<p><b>Twitter</b> (NYSE:TWTR) is trying to build a better experience for its users. The goal is to increase user …

Social Media

Authentication for Remote Connections (Windows)

Windows Remote Management maintains security for communication between computers by supporting several standard methods of authentication and message …

Linux

Why Google Is Suddenly Obsessed With Your Photos

The next great Google product offers a window into a company reshaping itself around images, artificial intelligence, and even more of your personal …

Machine Learning

JPA Auditing: Automatically Persisting Audit Logs Using EntityListeners

In my previous article, Spring Data JPA Auditing: Saving CreatedBy, CreatedDate, LastModifiedBy, LastModifiedDate automatically, I discussed why …

JavaScript

Facebook Wants to Make Chatbots More Conversational

The social media giant is making its speech artificial intelligence training data open source<p>For all of the buzz over the past couple of years about …

Machine Learning

Rare Supernovae Could Be Spewing Antimatter Across the Milky Way — NOVA Next

A type of supernova detected in other galaxies—but as of yet, rarely in our own—could explain why the Milky Way contains so much …

Universe

How to host lightweight apps for free

Once you’ve written your code on your local desktop, you can execute commands that deploy the code onto a workspace in Heroku. The code then executes …

Python Programming

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

Artificial Intelligence

65 Free Data Science Resources for Beginners

In this guide, we’ll share <b>65 free data science resources</b> that we’ve hand-picked and annotated for beginners.<p>To become data scientist, you have a …

Data Science

The artificial intelligence boom is here. Here’s how it could change the world around us.

A future with highways full of self-driving cars or robot friends that can actually hold a decent conversation may not be far away. That’s because …

Artificial Intelligence

The web app model becomes progressive

If you listen to the pundits, Progressive Web Apps (or PWAs) have come to represent all that is good about application delivery via the web, and are …

JavaScript

What’s actually scary about Westworld, according to an AI expert

In this video interview with Quartz, AI expert Kai-Fu Lee talked about some of the issues raised by last year’s hit HBO TV show Westworld, which was about a futuristic theme park hosted by robots, where human visitors pay to live out their fantasies. Lee is a famous venture capitalist in China and …

Westworld

Artificial intelligence on Hadoop: Does it make sense?

MapR just announced QSS, a new offering that enables the training of complex deep learning algorithms. We take a look at what QSS can offer, and …

Machine Learning

How AI can boost user adoption of workplace apps

It’s the tech buzzword for 2017: artificial intelligence. You don’t need to look far to see the hype, whether it’s an AI chatbot that schedules your meetings, an app that parks your car, or even a bot that orders your coffee, machine learning/AI seems to be revolutionizing every industry.<p>At work, …

Machine Learning