Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Hound is a digital assistant that’s faster and smarter than Siri, Google Now, and...

Nearly every one of the world's largest technology companies is trying to figure out how to let computers understand human speech, but a Santa...

IBM and SoftBank Launch First Japanese Language APIs for Watson

A year ago, SoftBank teamed up with IBM to bring its supercomputer Watson to Japan. Now Watson has learned enough Japanese for developers to take...

Companies Are Reimagining Business Processes with Algorithms

In the early 1990s, executives and managers welcomed information technology — databases, PC workstations, and automated systems — into their offices. They saw the...

Slack forms Search, Learning, & Intelligence Group focused on ‘mining the chat corpus’

Team communication app Slack has hired Foursquare executive Noah Weiss to head up a new Search, Learning, & Intelligence Group for Slack, which will be part...

Artificial Intelligence: What Will the Next 20 Years Bring?

In Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig's seminal book, Artificial Intelligence: a Modern Approach, the two authors wind up their work with a chapter looking...

Microsoft: 2016 Will Be The Year Of AI

Microsoft recently asked 16 members of its technology and research organization to predict the big trends of 2016. There are some outliers—a researcher here who is...

Deep Learning Catches On in New Industries, from Fashion to Finance

The machine-learning technique known as deep learning, which has shown impressive results in voice and image recognition, is finding new applications. A machine-learning technique that...

Facebook Acquires Wit.ai To Help Its Developers With Speech Recognition And Voice Interfaces

Facebook today acquired Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup founded 18 months ago to create an API for building voice-activated interfaces. Wit.ai already has 6,000...




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