Facebook opens A.I. research labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Digital Trends Facebook has announced that it is opening two new artificial intelligence research labs in Pittsburgh and Seattle. … Continue reading Facebook opens A.I. research labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh

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AI Helps Doctors Monitor ICU Patients

  Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to NVIDIA Developer News CenterNVIDIA Developer News Center Researchers at the University of Florida developed a deep learning system … Continue reading AI Helps Doctors Monitor ICU Patients

Teenager Develops AI Visual Search App That Recognizes 17,000 Objects

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to NVIDIA Developer News CenterNVIDIA Developer News Center This week, a high schooler from Seattle, Washington released an iPhone app … Continue reading Teenager Develops AI Visual Search App That Recognizes 17,000 Objects

AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress This image of an eye shows how twisted and dilated vessels of the retina can indicate retinopathy of … Continue reading AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

The Military Just Created An AI That Learned How To Program Software

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Futurism Tired of writing your own boring code for new software? Finally, there’s an AI that can do it … Continue reading The Military Just Created An AI That Learned How To Program Software

AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Science + Technology – The Conversation Artificial intelligence, or AI, is undergoing a period of massive expansion. This is … Continue reading AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

The UK says it can’t lead on AI spending, so will have to lead on AI ethics instead

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to The Verge As governments around the world plan for their AI-powered futures, the UK is preparing to take on … Continue reading The UK says it can’t lead on AI spending, so will have to lead on AI ethics instead

Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to … Continue reading Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers

FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review On Wednesday the US Food and Drug Administration gave permission to a company called … Continue reading FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help

A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Tech – TIME   //players.brightcove.net/293884104/SJa0Thl7_default/index.html?videoId=5766952756001 Over the weekend, experts on military artificial intelligence from more than 80 world governments … Continue reading A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: A.I. by Packt is LIVE!

  The Humble Book Bundle: A.I. by Packt just launched on Monday, March 12 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! We’ve teamed up with Packt for our newest bundle. Get titles … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: A.I. by Packt is LIVE!

Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub In the myth about the Tower of Babel, people conspired to build a city and tower that would … Continue reading Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?

‘All In’ on AI, Part 2: Driving the Evolution of 8K Picture Quality and Advanced Sound on TV through AI

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Samsung Global Newsroom What do you consider important when watching the Olympic Games on TV? Vivid picture and sound … Continue reading ‘All In’ on AI, Part 2: Driving the Evolution of 8K Picture Quality and Advanced Sound on TV through AI

Is Art Created by AI Really Art?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global You’ve probably heard that automation is becoming commonplace in more fields of human endeavor. Or, in … Continue reading Is Art Created by AI Really Art?

Even Amazon is surprised by how much people love Alexa

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Technology – Quartz It’s no longer surprising when Amazon does something well. Books, e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, … Continue reading Even Amazon is surprised by how much people love Alexa

Google’s voice-generating AI is now indistinguishable from humans

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Technology – Quartz Humans have officially given their voice to machines. A research paper published by Google this month—which … Continue reading Google’s voice-generating AI is now indistinguishable from humans

Alpha Zero’s “Alien” Chess Shows the Power, and the Peculiarity, of AI

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review The latest AI program developed by DeepMind is not only brilliant and remarkably flexible—it’s … Continue reading Alpha Zero’s “Alien” Chess Shows the Power, and the Peculiarity, of AI

Google Is Giving Away AI That Can Build Your Genome Sequence

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to WIRED Today, a teaspoon of spit and a hundred bucks is all you need to get a snapshot of … Continue reading Google Is Giving Away AI That Can Build Your Genome Sequence

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Technology – Quartz Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your … Continue reading AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they’re reported

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to TechCrunch This is software to save lives. Facebook’s new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts for patterns … Continue reading Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they’re reported

The titans of AI are getting their work double-checked by students

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Technology – Quartz We trust in science because we can verify the accuracy of its claims. We test and … Continue reading The titans of AI are getting their work double-checked by students

An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

Your daily selection of the latest science news! This illustration shows how gravitational lensing works. The gravity of a large galaxy cluster is so strong, it bends, brightens and distorts … Continue reading An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

This neural network aims to give your smartphone photos DSLR-like quality

Scientists from the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zürich university have developed the new tool which uses deep learning to automatically improve photos.

Superior ‘Hey Google’ command rolling out to phones

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Android and Me   When it comes to triggering a virtual assistant, Google’s hotword has to be the worst. … Continue reading Superior ‘Hey Google’ command rolling out to phones

Google’s Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

These results are meaningful because even at Google, few people have the requisite expertise to build next generation AI systems. It takes a rarified skill set to automate this area, but once it is achieved, it will change the industry.

Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A new learning algorithm is illustrated on a molecule known as malonaldehyde … Continue reading Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions

The claims are ludicrous. (I try to maintain professional language, but sometimes …) For instance, the story appears to say that we will go from one million grounds and maintenance workers in the U.S. to only 50,000 in 10 to 20 years, because robots will take over those jobs.

If data is the new oil, are tech companies robbing us blind?

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to Digital Trends Why it matters to you Could a radical way of rethinking data ownership provide a new payment system … Continue reading If data is the new oil, are tech companies robbing us blind?

AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical Watchdog

researchers have to take ethics into their own hands. Take a recent example: Last month, researchers affiliated with Stony Brook University and several major internet companies released a free app, a machine learning algorithm that guesses ethnicity and nationality from a name to about 80 percent accuracy.

Sandman Doppler: The World’s Best Alarm Clock 

The Sandman Doppler is the world’s best alarm clock! It’s got Alexa, 6 USB charging ports, awesome stereo speakers and a bunch of other nifty features. Meet the Sandman Doppler, the best alarm clock you’ve ever seen!

Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to MIT News  Singapore and MIT have been at the forefront of autonomous vehicle development. First, there were self-driving golf buggies. … Continue reading Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair

Google Assistant on phones can finally read and interact with text messages 

In the midst of Assistant rolling out to Android devices running Marshmallow and Nougat, Google has finally added one long-requested feature. Rolling out now, Google Assistant on phones can finally … Continue reading Google Assistant on phones can finally read and interact with text messages 

Google Assistant is now available on hundreds of millions of Android phones

Google Assistant is rolling out to millions of Android phones without the need for a carrier or manufacturer update, and that’s a big deal. From just two handsets to hundreds, … Continue reading Google Assistant is now available on hundreds of millions of Android phones

Elon Musk Sees Brain-Computer Systems in Humans’ Future

Is human intelligence heading toward a cyborg-dominated future? Elon Musk thinks so. In a recent tweet, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO teased that a brain-computer system that links human brains … Continue reading Elon Musk Sees Brain-Computer Systems in Humans’ Future

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation 

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or … Continue reading The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation 

Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M

Fraugster, a German and Israeli startup that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, has raised $5 million in funding. Earlybird led the round, alongside existing … Continue reading Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M

Google’s AlphaGo bested the world’s top Go players

When Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo made history by taking down Korea’s Lee Sedol—one of the world’s best Go players—in a landslide 4-1 victory in March, Chinese player Ke Jie … Continue reading Google’s AlphaGo bested the world’s top Go players

The Technologies We’re Most Fired Up to Watch in 2017

Each year is filled with unforeseen surprises—advances we thought were years away, unexpected technology applications (like AI used for mental healthcare), and unlikely startups reimagining entire markets. These breakthroughs keep … Continue reading The Technologies We’re Most Fired Up to Watch in 2017