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With countless applications for modern life, artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most in-demand fields of study in tech. Beyond modelling human decision making processes and learning abilities, AI can be used to analyze massive volumes of data...
From: Boing Boing | By: Boing Boing's Store | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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 Hollywood and the academic artificial intelligence community have an interesting relationship, to say the least. Many people interested in the field, myself included, love science fiction, but regularly end up being the obnoxious commentator on family...
From: TechCrunch | By: John Mannes | Friday, January 20, 2017
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 Machine learning and AI are incredible tools, but they also require a similarly incredible amount of computing power. If that requirement could be cut by a couple orders of magnitude, AI would be unfettered from its banks of parallel processors and...
From: TechCrunch | By: Devin Coldewey | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Worried about a dystopian future in which AI rule the world and humans are enslaved to autonomous technology? You're not alone. So are billionaires (kind of). First it was the Partnership on AI formed by Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and IBM. ...
From: Mashable | By: Jerico Mandybur | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Guido Noto La Diega (Northumbria University) has posted Machine Rules. Of Drones, Robots, and the Info-Capitalist Society (Italian Law Journal, Vol. 2, p. 367-404, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Italy has been one of the first countries in...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Friday, January 20, 2017
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 Keenon Werling would be the first to agree that conversational AI is regularly overhyped. So instead of taking the traditional approach and gloating about a glitzy new deeper learning algorithm to pitch his new venture Eloquent Labs, Werling instead...
From: TechCrunch | By: John Mannes | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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 Who programs the programmers? Soon enough, it might not be people behind the development of advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence tech, but other AI. MIT looks at the most recent work done by a range of different organizations, including...
From: TechCrunch | By: Darrell Etherington | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Best practices and scalable workflows for reproducible data science.One of key tenets of science (physics, chemistry, etc.), or at least the theoretical ideal of science, is reproducibility. Truly “scientific” results should not be accepted by the...
From: O'Reilly Radar | By: Daniel Whitenack | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The risk in today's video marketing technology is low, the upside is massive and the time is now.
From: Inside Facebook | By: Guest | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Over the past 25 years or so, San Diego has become a hub for innovation in telematics, and in providing technologies and services that enable long-haul trucking companies and other fleet operators to monitor the location and operation of their vehicles....
From: Xconomy | By: Bruce V. Bigelow | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Putting deep learning into practice with new tools, frameworks, and future developments.Deep learning has made tremendous advances in the past year. Though managers are aware of what's been happening in the research world, we're still in the early days...
From: O'Reilly Radar | By: Ben Lorica | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The University of Michigan (U-M) will collaborate with Chinese institutions to advance research, development and deployment of new transportation technologies and cutting-edge innovations. S. Jack Hu, U-M vice president for research, signed a research...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Friday, January 20, 2017
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 Deepgram, a YC backed startup using machine learning to analyze audio data for businesses, is open sourcing an internal deep learning tool called Kur. The release should further help those interested in the space get their ideas off the ground more...
From: TechCrunch | By: John Mannes | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Despite RBC nabbing a big name, it's hard to be optimistic that the stars of a hot, made-in-Canada tech field won't decamp to the U.S. anyway The post Can RBC help stop Canada’s brain drain in deep learning? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Adrian Lee | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Questions about how we approach our new robotic friends once the artificial intelligence revolution really kicks off are not new, nor are calls for developing some sort of legal framework that will govern how humanity and robots ought to interact with...
From: Techdirt | By: Timothy Geigner | Friday, January 20, 2017
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 The U.S. Department of Transportation has identified 10 sites as officially designated proving grounds for autonomous vehicle testing int he U.S., including The Willow Run, Michigan-based American Center for Mobility, Concord, California’s GoMentum...
From: TechCrunch | By: Darrell Etherington | Friday, January 20, 2017
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 Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spinout, Eloquent Labs, to the hardware-makers like Amber...
From: TechCrunch | By: Lora Kolodny | Friday, January 20, 2017
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IBM Corp. released its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 today, and while the company beat expectations and raised its guidance for 2017, its stocks saw a sharp drop-off in after hours trading. For Q4 2016, IBM reported non-GAAP earnings of $5.01...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Aziz Ansari hosts Saturday Night Live this weekend, and here's hoping he made the whole thing look like a music video.
From: Geekosystem | By: Jessica Lachenal | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Americas Investors and traders looking to avoid/gain from the stock market turmoil caused by US President Donald Trump have a new best friend: an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made by the man on social media. Tweets...
From: Defense Industry Daily | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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She used the technique in her new film.
From: New York Magazine | By: Lisa Ryan | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Despite the slowdown in venture capital activity that the tech industry is experiencing, InsideSales.com Inc. has managed to bring an impressive lineup of backers abroad for its latest round of funding. The fast-growing sales automation provider today...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Can the press corps cover Trump, conservatives, or Christians fairly?
From: The American Conservative | By: Rod Dreher | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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 Solaria Labs, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s tech incubator, has created an API developer portal to bring together public data and “proprietary insurance information” to help users find potentially safer routes — and help them assess damage when...
From: TechCrunch | By: Kristen Hall-Geisler | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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At the World Economic Forum in Davos, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said AI and automation will render some professions obsolete, but create jobs in the long run.
From: Business Insider | By: BI Intelligence | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Various check-list procedures and safety protocols such as engine status, altitude gauges, lights, switches and levers, can be more rapidly, safely and efficiently performed autonomously by computers.
From: Business Insider | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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On Facebook, that particular video would be fed to users who have exhibited an interest in marathons.The video creation was not fully automated. Saatchi, which worked with a production company named Tool, shot some of the components separately and fed...
From: Ad Age | By: E.J. Schultz | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Don Norman is a technological optimist. The author of The Design of Everyday Things and head of UC San Diego’s Design Lab believes that artificial intelligence might only take the worst parts of our jobs, and when it gets smart enough, it will pity...
From: Putting People First | By: Experientia | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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 Mankind has a complex relationship with the notion of Artificial Intelligence. Tinged with both fear and fascination; the timeline for AI development is punctuated by cultural and historical events that have brought with them new speculation and theories....
From: TechCrunch | By: Cyrus Radfar | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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 It’s been about three years since PR firm VSC launched Wareness, a “studio” within the larger organization that provides consulting services and seed funding to hardware startups. Since then, Wareness has backed 14 companies. The next step? Looking...
From: TechCrunch | By: Anthony Ha | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Simplygon will boost Microsoft's 3D ambitions in numerous markets.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Evan Niu, CFA | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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 Salesforce announced today that it plans to open an engineering and innovation hub in the Seattle area, greatly expanding its presence there. Company co-founder Parker Harris says the office, which is located in the Nine Two Nine Office Tower in...
From: TechCrunch | By: Ron Miller | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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If we’re being honest, some of you probably thought we’d have flying cars by now, right? Alas, we’re still forced with being stuck in traffic day in and day out, with no means of a quick getaway. Thanks to Airbus, however, that could all be changing....
From: High Snobiety | By: Jonathan Sawyer | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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A cloud of 3D-printed drones big enough to bring down the latest U.S. stealth fighter, the F35, was just one of the combat scenarios evoked in a discussion of the future of warfare at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday.Much of the discussion...
From: PC World | By: Peter Sayer | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Five days after acquiring Montreal-based deep learning startup Maluuba Inc., Microsoft Corp. has revealed plans to dramatically expand its research presence in the Canadian city. The push will focus on two main areas. First, Microsoft intends to double...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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JPMorgan says 50 customers are piloting Salesforce's Einstein artificial intelligence offering.
From: CNBC | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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 Iris Automation Inc. has raised $1.5 million to bring “sense and avoid” technology, and truly self-flying capabilities, to drones used for industrial tasks. Even for human pilots, identifying obstacles and deciding precisely how to maneuver a...
From: TechCrunch | By: Lora Kolodny | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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 Microsoft is following its acquisition of Montreal-based Maluuba with additional investment in the city that’s become quite the artificial intelligence hotbed. Microsoft announced at Davos on Wednesday that it will be growing its research and design...
From: TechCrunch | By: Darrell Etherington | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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As artificial intelligence starts to play a bigger role in PPC account management, columnist Frederick Valleys believes we must be vigilant about understanding the capabilities of the systems we're relying on. The post How artificial intelligence drives...
From: Search Engine Land | By: Frederick Vallaeys | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence exists to make humankind more efficient. But is it really necessary to mold it in the likeness of its biological masters? The argument for, and against, anthropomorphization of technology.
From: Forbes | By: Harold Stark, Contributor | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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As e-commerce consumers become more comfortable interacting with machines online, chat bots will inevitably continue to dominate the online landscape.
From: Inside Facebook | By: Guest | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Your toaster is more likely to be granted personhood than an animal.
From: Ecorazzi | By: Ben Frost | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The future of AI can be mapped by the evolution of its successes in mastering games.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Danny Vena | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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There's a plethora of tech meant to make recruiting fairer. Joonko wants to help ordinary workers pinpoint bias throughout the workday. There's a plethora of tech meant to make recruiting fairer. Joonko wants to help ordinary workers pinpoint bias throughout...
From: Fast Company | By: Lydia Dishman | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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India scored unexpectedly high in a report on artificial intelligence (AI) that the IT company released at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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ABBA is reuniting after more than three decades, according to the BBC. But it won’t be just any reunion; it will be ABBA’s reunion with the use of virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Sounds exciting, right? All four original members of ABBA...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacey Cole | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The Obama administration in its final week published a report on the White House website recounting its attempts to improve consumer privacy protections, including its work to coax legislators to enshrine the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights that it put...
From: Ad Age | By: Kate Kaye | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Via: PhysOrg: A Northwestern University team developed a new computational model that performs at human levels on a standard intelligence test. This work is an important step toward making artificial intelligence systems that see and understand the world...
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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 Travel tech startup FLYR raised $8 million in Series A funding for technology that predicts the price of airfares by applying artificial intelligence to a database of both open industry data and a proprietary collection of year’s of past prices and...
From: TechCrunch | By: Lora Kolodny | Friday, January 20, 2017
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