Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Blinq Dating App Uses AI to Judge Hotness

Swiss dating app startup Blinq is playing around with a little algorithmic hot or not catnip, with a plan to add a machine-learning powered attractiveness assessment feature to help its users pick the photos that show them at...

Wearing Your Intelligence: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence in Wearables and IoT

editors note:  Although this article was published 12/2014, it is worthwhile reading, as it is wide ranging discussion with a focus on what enterprises who may not already be working with AI, should be...

My Reaction to Roger Schank’s Odd Critique of Watson

note: Yesterday AI Trends curated a controversial blog by Roger The Fraudulent Claims Made By IBM About Watson and AI.  As expected, it raised some eyebrows in the market. Here's an rebuttal by Adrian Bowles...

New Book by Tom Davenport: AI systems and robotics will help humans do their...

Sure, robots and intelligent machines are likely to replace jobs in the not so distant future. The situation, though, isn't as dire as some would have you believe, according to Tom Davenport, co-author of Only Humans Need...

Deep Feelings On Deep Learning

So I want to build Artificial Emotional Intelligence (AEI), and I already wrote about a possible application to treat mental health problems. Even the big guns like Apple Inc. are trying to build AEI...

What 7 of the World’s Smartest People Think About AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) will end us, save us or—less jazzy-sounding but the more probable intersection of both—eventually obsolete us. From humbling chess grandmaster losses at the hands of mathematically brilliant supercomputers to semantic networks with the linguistic grasp...

Could AI Startup Geometric Intelligence Have Prevented Tesla’s Fatal Crash?

By Mark Bünger, Lux Research Artificial intelligence (AI) is a stealthier field than most, but startup Geometric Intelligence is quiet even by those standards. So it was fortunate that we recently heard directly from the...

Will AI Companies Make Any Money?

I was recently consulting with a publishing company that is exploring various ways to digitize and contextualize its content. Knowing that some of the company’s competitors had signed deals with IBM’s Watson, I asked several...

I got close to a robot and you won’t believe what she told me

by Mark Bünger, Lux Research Today’s Internet is increasingly a privacy-free dystopia of clickbaity hyperlinks leading to ad-infested pages of copy-pasted content, annotated by moronic and even threatening trolls. It’s worlds apart from the pristine...

The augmented project manager

After seeing recent industry presentations on bots, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), I see the application of these technologies changing the practice of project management. The question is, is this future desirable or...




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