Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in 'high-stakes' applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars, researchers ask what can be done to make sure we can trust them.
Even though the iPhone 7 was only on sale for two weeks during Q3 2016, it accounted for more than 40 percent of all iPhone sales in the United States, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. Market researchers concluded...Show More Summary
Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) reports that the iPhone 7/Plus accounted for 43% of all iPhone sales in Q3 despite being available for only the final two weeks of the quarter. The research company estimates that the iPhone 7 notched up 31% of sales with the larger Plus model at 12%, reports Investors.com … more… Filed under: Apple
Professor Stephen Hawking has hailed a new artificial intelligence (AI) research institute at Cambridge University as "crucial to the future of our civilisation and our species," The Guardian reports. The £10 million Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (LCFI), which opened this week, will aim to examine the morality and governance of AI. Show More Summary
There are a few companies that have developed analytic and business intelligence tools for real estate. Terradatum, RBI, 10K, Altos Research, Trend Graphics, Realtors Property Resource and others. But this past year, one of America’s...Show More Summary
Fears about the future impacts of artificial intelligence are distracting researchers from the real risks of deployed systems, argue Kate Crawford and Ryan Calo.
A new research centre opened its doors Wednesday at Britain's Cambridge University to look at the implications—good and bad—of artificial intelligence.
A “historic” landmark in artificial intelligence research has been reached by Microsoft, who announced a new speech recognition technology that it claims is the first to be on par with humans. Details of the software were published this...Show More Summary
Microsoft just made another big advancement in artificial intelligence. Researchers at the company have created speech recognition software that is able to hear language as accurately as humans. The development, detailed in a paper published...Show More Summary
Mobile gamers can be insatiable. And that appetite is the key challenge for developers trying to maintain momentum for a popular app. Nielsen, the intelligence firm that studies consumer media behavior, has released research that looks into long-term success of mobile games. The company has found that popular games — especially those that it describes as “big […]
Robots are now just as good at transcribing speech as humans. According to a paper published yesterday, a team of Microsoft engineers in the Artificial Intelligence and Research division reported their system reached a word error rate (WER) of 5.9 percent, a figure that is roughly equal to that of human abilities. Show More Summary
One of the areas where Apple has seemingly fallen behind its competition — or, more likely, not yet ready to disclose its technology’s full potential — is artificial intelligence. However, there’s no denying that the company is pushing...Show More Summary
Siri is about to get a lot smarter thank to Carnegie Mellon researcher Russ Salakhutdinov, who announced today that he is joining Apple to lead the company’s artificial intelligence efforts. Salakhutdinov said that he will also stay on as a professor at Carnegia Mellon University. Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—Over the past few decades, quantum effects have greatly improved many areas of information science, including computing, cryptography, and secure communication. More recently, research has suggested that quantum effects could...Show More Summary
Carnegie Mellon University professor Russ Salakhutdinov has been hired by Apple to lead a team focused on artificial intelligence, according to a tweet Salakhutdinov sent out this morning. He will continue to teach at Carnegie Mellon,...Show More Summary
Apple isn't letting Samsung's acquisition of Viv go unanswered. The Cupertino crew has hired Russ Salakhutdinov, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, as a director of artificial intelligence research. Interestingly,...Show More Summary
The University of Cambridge has opened a £10 million research centre to explore the impact of artificial intelligence, Wired reports. The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence — first announced last December and funded with...Show More Summary
(Cornell University) Legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold once advised: 'To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.' For the Endangered Florida Scrub-Jay, new research shows that saving every last grouping among its small and scattered remnant populations is vital to preserving genetic diversity -- and the long-term survival of the species.
Anki has created an amazing toy in Cozmo, a cute robot toy that makes use of the company’s deep artificial intelligence research. It shows that Anki has started to figure out how to marry years of A.I. research with a consumer product that has a real personality. Instead of cold and impersonal, Cozmo is a […]
Google's DeepMind project has developed an artificial intelligence system that can reason through complicated problems using memory.