AI

Samsung’s latest venture fund is looking for the next big way to build AI

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Silicon Valley is glutted with everything that the most popular form of modern AI, called deep learning, needs to be successful: massive stockpiles of private user data and a battery of high-powered servers. The next wave of AI, however, may look quite different. A number of startups are now thinking about ways to minimize the Read More

BTC City – Slovenia’s Largest Shopping Center to Become a ‘Genuine Bitcoin City’

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News Slovenia’s largest shopping destination is implementing strategies to become a “genuine Bitcoin City.” Coincidentally named BTC City already, the complex stretches 475,000 square meters and is filled with 500 retail stores. It was recently visited by the country’s prime minister who got acquainted with its bitcoin strategy. During his visit, the state secretary bought Read More

China is luring Indian tech firms with market access and free rent

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on China is luring Indian tech firms with market access and free rent
India’s trying to find ways to get into China’s $144 billion IT market. On May 27, an IT corridor was established between India and China to give Indian businesses a gateway into the neighbouring country’s thriving software market. NASSCOM, the Indian IT industry’s trade group, established a Sino-Indian Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) in the Read More

Forget the Turing Test—give AI the F. Scott Fitzgerald Test instead

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Forget the Turing Test—give AI the F. Scott Fitzgerald Test instead
Scott Fitzgerald pinned human intelligence on its tolerance of paradox. But what kind of artificial intelligence could pass his test? In his 1936 essay “The Crack-Up,” Fitzgerald writes that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability Read More

What Apple is getting by poaching Google’s top AI executive

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on What Apple is getting by poaching Google’s top AI executive
Apple has poached Google’s head of artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, in its effort to keep up with the deluge of AI products being launched by competitors like Google and Amazon. Giannandrea, a 53-year-old Scot, will lead all of AI for the company and report directly to CEO Tim Cook. Unusually, Apple is playing catch-up against Read More

Please don’t use AI to write Christmas carols

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Please don’t use AI to write Christmas carols
Christmas carol songwriters should be relieved to hear that they can keep their jobs for a little while longer. It turns out that artificial intelligence hasn’t quite mastered the art of their job. In a Dec. 21 entry on her personal AI blog, Janelle Shane, a research scientist in industry and machine-learning hobbyist in her Read More

Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data
India’s largest homegrown e-commerce giant, Flipkart, is making a big push for artificial intelligence (AI). A new unit, AI For India, will use AI technologies to mine the consumer data that Flipkart has gathered over the last decade to strengthen its business offerings, a company blog post said on Dec. 21. Flipkart will invest “hundreds Read More

Facebook says it can stop the sharing of most terror-related posts within an hour of creation

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Facebook says it can stop the sharing of most terror-related posts within an hour of creation
Facebook is trying to fight the perception that it’s not doing enough to fight terrorism. Yesterday, (Nov. 28) the company published a blog post with an update on its efforts to curb the spread of content promoting terrorist groups like ISIL and al-Qaeda. According to Monika Bickert, Facebook’s head of global policy management, and Brian Read More

Google can tell if someone is looking at your phone over your shoulder

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Google can tell if someone is looking at your phone over your shoulder
Your days of peeking at someone else’s text conversations on the train might be numbered. At the Neural Information Processing Systems conference in Long Beach, California, next week, Google researchers Hee Jung Ryu and Florian Schroff will present a project they’re calling an electronic screen protector, where a Google Pixel phone uses its front-facing camera Read More

These are the jobs already being created by the artificial intelligence boom

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on These are the jobs already being created by the artificial intelligence boom
Predictions about the economic impact of artificial intelligence swing from increased productivity to the complete annihilation of industries. Clearly, nobody really knows how the introduction of autonomous decision-making software is going to shape our world. But there are some early reasons for optimism: new jobs are already being created due to the AI boom, according Read More