Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Using AI to Create New Forms of User Interface

Interaction with the world around us should be as easy as walking into your favorite bar and getting your favorite drink in hand before your butt hits the bar stool. The bartender knows you,...

Prof. Gary Marcus of NYU on today’s limits of artificial intelligence

Interview by Alice Lloyd George, an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology. It’s hard to visit a tech site these days without seeing a...

Talla Start-up Working on HR Bots

The next time you’re hired, you might find yourself getting information about payroll, vacations, and expenses by talking to a chatbot instead of consulting a handbook for new employees or talking to someone in...

Natural Language Generation is Humanizing Analytics for the Masses

We are witnessing a fascinating change happening in analytics and across all industries. Novel immersive user experiences are just beginning to emerge that leverage artificial intelligence and human language. Natural Language Generation (NLG) is...

Woebot is the World’s First Mental Health Chatbot

Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across more than 130 countries, Woebot is undoubtedly a busy therapeutic chatbot. The good news is that Woebot recently secured $8 million to gain access to mental...

Salesforce Working Hard to Gain an Edge with its Einstein AI

The driver in a car accident takes a picture of the damaged vehicle and sends it to an insurer for a coverage quote on the spot. A hat retailer uses data analytics to tweak its marketing formula and...

How AI Is Changing Customer Engagement & Experience

As much freaky as it sounds, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a work of science fiction where machines would take over the world a la The Matrix. AI has been around for decades,...

Learning words from pictures: Automating speech recognition

Speech recognition systems, such as those that convert speech to text on cellphones, are generally the result of machine learning. A computer pores through thousands or even millions of audio files and their transcriptions,...

Got data? This free tool will generate a story to tell you what it...

Charts and graphs may be some of the most commonly used tools for bringing data sets to life, but Narrative Science wants you to consider another one: stories. The company already helps enterprises put data-driven...

AI’s Language Problem

About halfway through a particularly tense game of Go held in Seoul, South Korea, between Lee Sedol, one of the best players of all time, and AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence created by Google, the...






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