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Can a machine learn from experience? Of course they do, we have artificial intelligence computer programs that learn from experience, from people, and from other computers. But all that had to start somewhere. In 1961, Donald Michie built a device called...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Desktop Metal’s $34 million round and Gemvara’s sale to a business owned by Warren Buffett’s company turned heads this past week. Here are several other Boston-area tech deals that flew somewhat under the radar: —Verisk Health, the Waltham, MA-based...
From: Xconomy | By: Jeff Engel | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Chinese tech giant LeEco has a new home in San Jose, California, and it may already be buying up more land from Yahoo.
From: Business Insider | By: Bryan Logan | Friday, April 29, 2016
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 Here’s what it sounds like when artificial intelligence learns to play “Ode To Joy” in the style of EDM, Brazilian guitar, and The Beatles’ “Penny Lane”. The Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Paris was challenged to reorchestrate the...
From: TechCrunch | By: Josh Constine | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Since former SAP SE chief technology officer Vishal Sik […]...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Did you know there is a 25% chance your cause of death will be due to environmental pollution? According the World Health Organization, some 12.6 million people—or nearly 1 in 4 worldwide—died in 2012 due to living or working in unhealthy conditions....
From: Singularity Hub | By: Darlene Damm | Friday, April 29, 2016
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This April, Future Tense has been interrogating the supposed dangers of artificial intelligence as part of our ongoing project, Futurography, which introduces readers to a new technological or scientific topic each month. Now’s your chance to show...
From: Slate | By: Jacob Brogan | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Over the past month, we’ve published a host of articles about artificial intelligence as part of our fourth installment of Futurography—a project from Future Tense in which we explore a different technological issue each month. We’ve seen experts...
From: Slate | By: Jacob Brogan | Friday, April 29, 2016
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I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that the artificial intelligence you coded in your garage probably doesn't have the type of resources behind it that Google used to make DeepMind a fearsome Go competitor. That's what the Elon-Musk-backed Op......
From: Switched | By: Timothy J. Seppala | Friday, April 29, 2016
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New technologies such as machine learning, artificial i […]...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mike Wheatley | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Facebook reported its first-quarter-2016 financial results Wednesday and announced a proposal to create a new class of stock in the company.
From: Inside Facebook | By: David Cohen | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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In his first-ever letter to shareholders, Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the next wave of computing is all about machine learning. And a computer that can beat you at a 2,500-year-old board game....
From: CNET | By: Richard Nieva | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The company will evaluate the latest trends and define the beauty and well-being category’s scope in the contest.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Jennifer Weil | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Every year, Larry and Sergey write a Founders' Letter to our stockholders updating them with some of our recent highlights and sharing our vision for the future. This year, they decided to try something new. - Ed.In August, I announced Alphabet and our...
From: Google Blog | By: Google Blogs | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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"We will move from mobile first to an AI first world"
From: Time | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Movidius chips have been showing up in quite a few products recently. It's the company that helps DJI's latest drone avoid obstacles, and FLIR's new thermal camera automatically spot people trapped in a fire, all through deep learning via neural netw......
From: GameDaily | By: Aaron Souppouris | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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 Like so many organizations today, Infosys, the Indian consulting giant, is a company in transition. For years it has made a good living helping customers manage legacy tools, but CEO Vishal Sikka, who took over 21 months ago saw a shifting landscape...
From: TechCrunch | By: Ron Miller | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Mark Zuckerberg expects artificial intelligence will progress to make computers better than humans at basic sensory perception within the next 10 years, and that Facebook will end up knowing a lot more about you than it does now.The prediction is the...
From: PC World | By: Martyn Williams | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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AlphaGo may have achieved historic triumphs over professional players of board game Go, but China's artificial intelligence (AI) companies are keener to make robots address day-to-day needs.
From: China.org.cn | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The recent win of AlphaGo over Lee Sedol—one of the world’s highest ranked Go players—has resurfaced concerns about artificial intelligence. Yes, IBM Deep Blue’s win over chess master Garry Kasparov in 1997 and IBM Watson’s 2011 Jeopardy! victory...
From: Slate | By: Cecilia Tilli | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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We talk to three experts about the promises and pitfalls of the transportation revolution underway throughout the nation.
From: WBUR | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The founders of Tesla and Facebook disagree when it comes to the dangers of artificial intelligence.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Sam Mattera, The Motley Fool | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Even with bottled oxygen and elite training, there are underwater locations that lie well beyond our physical capabilities. But via haptic feedback technology and artificial intelligence, Stanford University's humanoid diving robot is now putting the...
From: Gizmag | By: Nick Lavars | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Menace 2 is an artificial intelligence which learns how to beat a human player at Tic-Tac-Toe and also it is made entirely of wooden drawers and colored beads...
From: MetaFilter | By: beerperson | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Today OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research company founded by InfoSys and Amazon Web Services, announced a beta for OpenAI Gym. Gym is a Python based toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning (RL) algorithms offered...
From: InfoQ | By: Jonathan Allen | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Jelly’s back—but does it have a winning formula this time?The Q&A app from Twitter cofounder Biz Stone relaunched this week—on the web and in Apple’s App Store—after Stone last year deemed the original version a failure.In a post at Medium,...
From: PC World | By: Joel Mathis | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Last December we predicted many things about publishing in 2016 — paint-by-numbers “adult relaxation” books, novels written by computers. Still, we never expected the basically human enterprise of selecting a book for publication to be replaced...
From: Flavorwire | By: Jonathon Sturgeon | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Jelly’s back—but does it have a winning formula this time?The Q&A app from Twitter cofounder Biz Stone relaunched this week—on the web and in Apple’s App Store—after Stone last year deemed the original version a failure.In a post at Medium,...
From: Macworld | By: Joel Mathis | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Communications minister Sanae Takaichi proposes drafting basic international rules for the development of artificial intelligence at the G-7 technology meeting in Shikoku. The post Japan pushes for basic AI rules at G-7 tech meeting appeared first on...
From: Japan Times | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Regulators and others question whether robo-advisers, which assemble investment portfolios online, can grasp clients’ situations the way humans can.
From: New York Times | By: TARA SIEGEL BERNARD | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Wikimedia Commons This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Japan-based robotics manufacturer Fanuc announced last week that it is releasing a new platform for customizing...
From: Business Insider | By: BI Intelligence | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Google believes computers will eventually no longer exist as physical devices. “Looking to the future, the next big step will be for the very concept of the ‘device’ to fade away,” Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai wrote Thursday in...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Powerful, mysterious and a bit spooky, artificial intelligence is something everyone seems to discuss with a mix of fear and fascination. Browsing headlines on the topic today, I realized that AI's aura of enigmatic potential and existential dread often...
From: AdWeek | By: David Griner | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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If you live in the NYC area, you'll soon have the opportunity to confess your sins to a robot ... so long as you don't mind being recorded for a future film project.
From: Geekosystem | By: Maddy Myers | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The Swedish actress takes the helm from Angelina Jolie, who played the character in the early 2000s
From: Time | By: Eliza Berman | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Oxford’s Global Priorities Project has compiled a list of catastrophes—both natural and self-inflicted—that could kill off 10 percent or more of the human population. It’s a real buzzkill of a report and it says that any of these catastrophes...
From: Gizmodo | By: George Dvorsky | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram come to Windows 10 and it's a sign of things to come.
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Weinberger | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has now weighed in on what is important to him and the future of the company that he founded over a decade ago. One thing that was of particular interest was what he had to say about artificial intelligence and what it means...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nick Younker | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Much of the talk about self-driving vehicles revolves around cars, but perhaps trucks should be the focal point. A new TechCrunch...
From: Business Insider | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Sundar Pichai says the next big evolution for technology will be artificial intelligence.        ...
From: USA Today | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Infosys has launched an artificial intelligence platform 'Mana' that will help clients drive automation and innovation.
From: The Economic Times | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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 If you think Tickle Me Elmo is freaky already, wait until those talking monsters can beat you at Jeopardy!. Sesame Workshop, the educational nonprofit behind Sesame Street and its iconic characters, this week announced a partnership with IBM Watson...
From: TechCrunch | By: Lora Kolodny | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Drivy raised $35M to grow its rental marketplace; Levyx closed a $5.4M Series A; Poncho raised $2MPoncho, a precious orange "weathercat" bot developed by betaworks, raised a $2 million seed round of funding led by Lerer Hippeau Ventures with participation...
From: VatorNews | By: Mitos Suson | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Pentagon invests heavily artificial intelligence and autonomy to keep global rivals at bay
From: Financial Times | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The goal is to create an environment where developers can train their AI systems to get smarter.
From: Inc Magazine | By: Sam Shead | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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 Movidius has incorporated their Myriad 2 processor into a new USB device called the Fathom Neural Compute Stick. You can plug the Fathom into any USB-capable device and that device can begin to react cognitively and make its own decisions based on...
From: TechCrunch | By: Jay Donovan | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Carving out time to really ponder the future of our technology landscape can be touch, but it can also be incredibly valuable. And if that time is spent with some of the world’s great innovators, technologists, and investors, all the better. That’s...
From: Xconomy | By: Robert Buderi | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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For years, Person of Interest has been right on the cutting edge between commenting on current events and speculating about the future. With its final season, the show is depicting a futuristic nightmare—and yet, it’s also more topical than ever...
From: Io9 | By: Charlie Jane Anders | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Cheetah Mobile has ambitious plans to go way beyond making mobile utility apps. The relatively unknown Chinese tech company has been quietly building up a massive user base of 635 million monthly active users from over 2.34 billion downloads. Cheetah...
From: Forbes | By: Jason Lim | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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IBM Japan has teamed up with Subaru to investigate how its Watson Supercomputer could help improve the automaker's EyeSight driver assist technology. As well as developing a data analytics system, the two companies are keen to integrate cloud and artificial...
From: Gizmag | By: Scott Collie | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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