Sunday, November 28, 2021

Hardware advances aid in machine learning tasks

In the last week we’ve seen some noteworthy developments in the cognitive computing field. Most significantly, Google and then Microsoft, open sourced their machine...

Amazon and Founders’ Co-op back new Seattle startup KITT.AI, born in...

A new Seattle-based artificial intelligence startup called KITT.AI, incubated inside Paul Allen’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), has landed funding from Founders’ Co-op and...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: The ‘agent’ is the new app model

First, we had the PC. Then we had the browser. Next, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thinks it will be the 'agent,' the sort of virtual...

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Predicts Cortana To Replace Browser

Onstage at Tim O’Reilly’s Next:Economy conference in San Francisco, CEO Satya Nadella discussed the coming role of smart assistants like Microsoft’s Cortana as browser-killers....

Facebook Research Raises Bar on Go-playing Machines

One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is the game of Go—the best human players beat the best Go engines with...

IBMVoice: How Digital-Era Sports Franchises Pump Up The Fan Experience

There are no time outs in the business of sports. As fans, we want 24/7 access to news about our favorite teams and athletes, no matter how...

Samsung joins the Artificial Intelligence startup race

Samsung and Wipro Ltd's venture arms have made strategic investments into an artificial intelligence startup named Vicarious, as established companies seek to add machine-learning technology...

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” —John F. Kennedy, 1961 When it comes to political...

Qualcomm secures Snapdragon 820 with artificial intelligence

Upcoming cell phone chips from Qualcomm will use artificial intelligence to block malware before it infects your phone. The chip company said on Monday...

Apple Buys AI Startup That Reads Emotions in Faces

In December, when WIRED spoke to Andrew Moore, the dean of computer science at Carnegie Mellon, he said that 2016 would be the year...




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