Saturday, March 23, 2019

MIT Ethics Reading Group Explores the Ethical Dimensions of AI

For years, the tech industry followed a move-fast-and-break-things approach, and few people seemed to mind as a wave of astonishing new tools for communicating and navigating the world appeared on the market. Now, amid rising...

AI-Generated Portrait Sells for $432,500 at Christie’s

The portrait in its gilt frame depicts a portly gentleman, possibly French and — to judge by his dark frockcoat and plain white collar — a man of the church. The work appears unfinished:...

AI at Work for Microsoft, Cisco, IBM to Defend Against Cyberattacks

Employees at FedEx in the U.S., Telefónica in Spain and the National Health Service in the U.K. opened their work computers one day in May 2017 to find they no longer had access to thousands of...

Machine Learning Moves Into Fab And Mask Shop

Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and chip and photomask manufacturing technologies with Aki Fujimura, chief executive of D2S; Jerry Chen, business and ecosystem development manager at Nvidia; Noriaki Nakayamada,...

How Lyft, Walmart, and Philips are Using AI to Transform Their Businesses

By Vimal Suba, Product Head @Cisco IoT Platform; Data Science, Automation and Security. This article is a follow up to my previous one talking about the rise of Artificial Intelligence in an Enterprise. In this...

Quantum Computing: Advancing Beyond Dreaming Stage

Quantum computing – that sci-fi stuff that turns entangled molecules into computing digits – is drawing ever closer to reality. In September, leading companies including Alphabet, IBM, JPMorgan Chase and academic experts convened at a meeting sponsored...

AI in Enterprises — Businesses Are Waking Up

A few years ago I saw this headline news flashing all over the internet. Our Dealers are Missing UP to $18 Billion in Easy Sales heT Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar suggested that the company and its dealers...

Google Confronts Shortcomings of Machine Learning

Critics of the current mode of artificial intelligence technology have grown louder in the last couple of years, and this week, Google, one of the biggest commercial beneficiaries of the current vogue, offered a...

MIT to Found AI College

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a $1 billion initiative to reshape how the college operates and make artificial intelligence a part of its curriculum for all students. The shakeup is being...

A Pioneering Scientist Explains ‘Deep Learning’

Buzzwords like “deep learning” and “neural networks” are everywhere, but so much of the popular understanding is misguided, says Terrence Sejnowski, a computational neuroscientist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Sejnowski, a pioneer in the...






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