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IBM's Watson keeps adding new features. But can it make money?
From: New York Times | By: STEVE LOHR | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Imagine if scientists could recreate you---or at least part of you---on a chip. That might help doctors identify drugs that would help you heal faster, bypassing the sometimes painful trial-and-error process and hefty health care costs that accompany...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Daniela Hernandez | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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The rise of the machines gives me the creeps. Looking for a decent movie to watch, my husband and I recently consulted Siri. That’s a digital personal assistant — a...
From: New York Post | By: Andrea Peyser | Friday, August 29, 2014
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AI could lead to human extinction, says philosopher Nick Bostrom
From: Irish Times | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Little known outside China, the Chinese search engine Baidu scored a coup earlier this year when it hired Andrew Ng to be chief scientist and open a new artificial intelligence lab in Silicon Valley. Ng, a Stanford computer science professor who headed...
From: Forbes | By: Robert Hof | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Baidu's plan to become a global powerhouse involves artificial intelligence. Here is what you need to know....
From: The Motley Fool | By: Daniel Sparks, The Motley Fool | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Imagine you’re back in the distant past. The year was 2008, a strange and terrifying time. The recession was in full swing, we hadn’t yet gained the ability to “like” things on Facebook, and Microsoft was getting really desperate to recruit...
From: Animal New York | By: Sophie Weiner | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Artificial intelligence projects are making significant progress (even though humans seem to keep moving the goalposts for what qualifies as AI). We haven't created any self-conscious computers yet, but some chips and software are more closely mimicking...
From: Techdirt | By: Michael Ho | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Transactional lawyers: are the robots coming for your jobs?...
From: Above the Law | By: Joe Borstein | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Expect Labs is expanding the scope of its MindMeld API with a new offering focused specifically on enabling voice-powered mobile recommendation apps for retailers. The company first announced its API business earlier this year (after becoming known for...
From: GigaOm | By: Derrick Harris | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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With Tuesday's release of Madden 15, everyone wants to know whether it is worth the purchase. The game has been one of the most popular franchises in video game history with most fans willing to buy the newest version every August regardless of how the...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Rob Goldberg | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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About a month ago I wrote about James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins of the Center of the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School releasing a free download of an Intellectual Property Statutory Supplement (which normally big publishers try to sell...
From: Techdirt | By: Mike Masnick | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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On this end-of-summer week, we’re following fresh funding for Techstars Seattle company Bizible, seven startups selected for accelerator Fledge, a name change for the WCTA, a standout series on Amazon in Europe, and more: —Bizible, a Seattle startup...
From: Xconomy | By: Benjamin Romano | Friday, August 29, 2014
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By Seth Shostak, SETI Institute The Conversation organised a public question-and-answer session on Reddit in which Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, explained why searching for intelligent life is so important and why we may soon...
From: The Raw Story | By: The Conversation | Friday, August 29, 2014
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IBM today announced significant advances in Watson's cognitive computing capabilities that are enabling researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data.- Next Milestone in Cognitive...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Friday, August 29, 2014
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For the past two years, Google has been quietly developing a drone capable of delivering items to customers. The project, delivered via an exclusive story in The Atlantic, is also noteworthy because the program has until now been headed by MIT roboticist...
From: Mass High Tech | By: David Harris | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Many bosses are often accused of megalomania and a distinct lack of empathy with their fellow man, which at times can make them appear quite inhuman, but would we really prefer to work for machines than flesh and blood? Apparently so! New research has...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tim Butters | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Did you hear the one about the marketer wanting to be more human and friendly with its customers and using robots to do it? Well, it's not a joke. Welcome to "chatvertising," an attempt to update the chat bot idea from the old ELIZA (a natural language...
From: Ad Age | By: Matt Rosenberg | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Companies like Riot Games and Pocket Gems are using HackerRank to hire engineers....
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Friday, August 29, 2014
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