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IBM, Nvidia, and Amazon could all benefit from the rise of the robots.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Leo Sun | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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My friend and Cool Tools partner Kevin Kelly was interviewed about his book, The Inevitable. In this video, he discuss what will happen when artificial intelligence is sold like electricity, as a utility. Previously: In the future you will own nothing...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Google’s 2014 acquisition of artificial intelligence company DeepMind has paid dividends, by helping to save the company 40% on its data center cooling electricity bills. Google acquired the London-based artificial intelligence company in early 2014...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Friday, July 22, 2016
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By nearly any measure, Facebook has had a remarkable year. More than 1.65 billion people use the service every month,
From: Editor and Publisher | By: Nu Yang | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Given video gaming's reliance on artificial intelligence and penchant for sci-fi themes, it's surprising that only now there's a game named after Alan Turing's famous A.I. test. Here we are though, with The Turing Test hitting Xbox One on August 30th......
From: Engadget | By: Timothy J. Seppala | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Deep learning AI has been put to work in intelligent drones, sequencing genomes, learning the tactics of the ancient Chinese board game Go, and even keeping cats off the lawn. Now, Google has set its DeepMind system loose on its massive data centers,...
From: Gizmag | By: Michael Irving | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Macy's announced today that shoppers at ten stores will be able to take part in a pilot program with IBM Watson's artificial intelligence technology....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Flying at speeds over 70 mph, Teal is the world’s fastest production drone. It also flips, rolls, and dives as fast as your gut lets you, while staying stable in winds up to 40 mph.Teal is powered by the NVIDIA TX1, a crazy powerful mini supercomputer...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The mobile app, dubbed "Macy's On Call," will utilize Watson, IBM's counterpart to Apple's Siri
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Mark Zuckerberg's personal artificial intelligence is already toast...ing his bread. Since January, the Facebook founder and CEO has been working on an AI to help him at home and with work. "You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man," he wrote...
From: Mashable | By: Lance Ulanoff | Friday, July 22, 2016
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 Curiosity may be an older dog (the rover landed on Mars in 2012), but it’s still picking up new tricks. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently revealed (via Verge) that the robot can now pick its own targets when choosing rocks to scan with...
From: TechCrunch | By: Darrell Etherington | Friday, July 22, 2016
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For more than a decade, technology investors and entrepreneurs obsessed over social media and mobile apps that helped people do things like find new friends, fetch a ride home or crowdsource a review of a product or a movie. The new era centers on artificial...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: New York Times | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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With the push of a button this spring -- Google was instantly using 40% less energy to cool a handful of its data centers.
From: CNN | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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With marketing for Star Trek Beyond calling back to it, we look back at The Motion Picture.As the Enterprise crew gets set to boldly go where no man has gone before in Star Trek Beyond, an opportunity arises to look at the first big screen adventure...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Max Covill | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Macy's announced today that shoppers at ten stores will be able to take part in a pilot program with IBM Watson's artificial intelligence technology....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Kevin Hartnett at The Boston Globe: Here’s a fun game: Tap your finger against a surface, but before you do, predict the sound it will make. Did you get it right? If not, you better practice, because pretty soon a...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Morgan Meis | Friday, July 22, 2016
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 But true advances takes time, and the tech behind Dyson’s first robot vacuum is nothing if not advanced. The 360 Eye vacuum boasts a sophisticated 360-degree vision system that combines a top-mounted spherical camera with a pair of advanced sensors...
From: TechCrunch | By: Darrell Etherington | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Macy’s is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they’re in — like where a particular brand is located or what’s in stock — that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face...
From: Denver Post | By: Francie Swidler | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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In the Conversation:Innovation has been resisted for centuries. From refrigeration to margarine, recorded music and, more recently, robotics and artificial intelligence, new technologies face opposition by people. In a newly released book, Professor...
From: Africa Unchained | By: Emeka Okafor | Friday, July 22, 2016
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While much of the United States was either preparing to tuck in for the night or watching Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was doing what he does best: Surprise launching beastly, record-shattering...
From: PC World | By: Brad Chacos | Friday, July 22, 2016
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 In the near future, ads will just be part of the conversation. Bots, and the AI technologies that drive them, are taking huge leaps forward in sophistication and reach. While bots had previously been limited to very specific requests, such as checking...
From: TechCrunch | By: Vladimir Klimontovich | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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In response to the question "What Do You Think About Machines That Think?" Brian Eno responded that artificial intelligence has been with us for millennia and understanding it is more a matter of managing our ignorance of how it works. My untroubled...
From: Kottke.org | By: Jason Kottke | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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 Ever wonder what you would look like with long, wavy hair? I think you’d look great. But how can you try on a few looks without spending a fortune at the salon, or hours in photoshop? I’m glad you asked. All you need is a selfie and Dreambit, the...
From: TechCrunch | By: Devin Coldewey | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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**Must-Read:** As I say: labor is actually six dimensions: (1) backs, (2) fingers, (3) brains as routine cybernetic controls for mechanisms, (4) brains as routine cybernetic mechanisms for accounting operations, (5) smiles, and (6) creative ideas. (1)...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Berlin based startup Number 26 announced on July 21 that it has been approved for a banking license.
From: Business Insider | By: Tina Wadhwa | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The app was designed to give users a place to chat about potentially controversial issues while remaining anonymous.
From: Inside Facebook | By: Brandy Shaul | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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With great power comes great power bills. For Google, the massive network of data centers that powers the web giant’s operations run up a similarly massive energy tab. The company has been improving server farm efficiency for years, but it recently...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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 Car and tech companies continue to partner up, but Honda and SoftBank’s newly-announced union is a little different than most. Rather than working on self-driving cars, or a more connected vehicle, Honda and SoftBank are working on making an artificial...
From: TechCrunch | By: Darrell Etherington | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a wholly owned R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., plans to collaborate with SoftBank Corp. and begin a joint research project toward application of the “emotion engine,” an artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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 Elon Musk’s new master plan catapults Tesla into a new market; car-sharing. While the idea of Tesla car-sharing seems new, it is not the first time the company’s cars, coupled with autonomous technology, have come up in discussions about the...
From: TechCrunch | By: John Mannes | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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TOKYO (AP) — Is Honda’s walking robot Asimo marrying Pepper, the chattering robot from SoftBank? Automaker Honda Motor Co. and internet company SoftBank said Thursday they will work together on artificial intelligence to develop products with sensors...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Is there anything that Google DeepMind can’t do? It can defeat Go champions, potentially help those fighting blindness, and now it’s helping Google itself to become more environmentally friendly.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Carli Velocci | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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 Since the early 2000s, brands have experimented with social media platforms to communicate with customers and prospects — first through weblogs, then eventually through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Although the capabilities and sophistication...
From: TechCrunch | By: Cory Edwards | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Elon Musk just laid out his master plan — and it involves fully autonomous Teslas and a car-sharing program.
From: Business Insider | By: Jillian D'Onfro | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Narrative Science has released a new report based on a survey of 235 business executives focused on adoption of artificial intelligence in the enterprise. This report, titled Outlook on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise 2016 sheds light on a...
From: Read Write Web | By: Ryan Matthew Pierson | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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 DeepMind may be a master at one of the most complex games on Earth, but can it handle the day-to-day energy concerns of a Google datacenter? Yes, as it turns out, and with a vengeance. Read More...
From: TechCrunch | By: Devin Coldewey | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality are just a handful of technology trends investors shouldn't overlook.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Chris Neiger | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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