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Octopus Turns Camera On Filmaker and Research Students

Photo by Benjamin Savard, Middlebury College via Reddit (but really, photocred to the octopus) Middlebury College, located in Vermont, has a new campus celebrity— an octopus. The California two-spot octopus is known for its intelligence,...Show More Summary

New Research Suggests That Breastfeeding Can Reduce Infant’s Arsenic Exposure

The benefits of breastfeeding has been long documented, and we know that nursing our infants can boost their intelligence, increase their immunity, and reduce their chances of developing type 1 and type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol later in life. Show More Summary

Can You Answer These Questions That Facebook Thinks Any Good AI Should?

For decades, the Turing Test has been used as a yardstick by which to measure the abilities of artificial intelligence. But now a team of Facebook researchers has developed a set of reasoning and natural language questions that it thinks any good AI should be able to answer. Read more...

Artificial Intelligence Developments Merit Caution, Not Fear

by Angela Guess Cecilia Tilli recently wrote in Slate, “In January, I joined Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Lord Martin Rees, and other artificial intelligence researchers, policymakers, and entrepreneurs in signing an open letter asking for a change in A.I. Show More Summary

Samsung is racing into mobile payments to challenge Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Try PAYMENTS INSIDER today! Get your morning smart pill highlighting the key trends, latest research, and most important news in the payments industry. The PAYMENTS INSIDER email newsletter is produced by BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Show More Summary

Green light for the world's first intelligent oil pipelines

Electronics installed in Norwegian oil pipelines have been tested both at sea and in transport vessel reeling simulations. All that now remains is to install them offshore. Researchers have been developing oil pipelines that can provide real-time condition monitoring reports by means of transmitting data to shore.

How to know if you're smart

While it may be tough to objectively measure how smart someone is, researchers have pinpointed some pretty interesting traits that appear to indicate intelligence. Produced by Alex Kuzoian. Illustrations by Mike Nudelman. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Rise of the Machines: video gamers beware

Researchers unveiled a software system Wednesday which had taught itself to play 49 different video games and proceeded to defeat human professionals — a major step in the fast-developing Artificial Intelligence realm. Not only did the system give flesh-and-blood gamers […]

Google Computer Imitates Human Brain, Can Learn From Mistakes

Researchers at Google have developed the first computer capable of independently learning tasks -- a major step forward in the field of artificial intelligence.

Google's DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Taught Itself To Play Breakout

Google's new research project dubbed DeepMind is being used for a variety of things that they can't talk about, but one of the things that they can talk about is DeepMind's affinity for doing exceptionally well at playing video games... even better than humans.Click To Continue Reading

Powering Deep Learning with GPU Technology

by Angela Guess Stephen Jones of NVIDIA recently wrote for Scientific Computing, “Deep learning has become popular among researchers, numerous startups and large Internet giants as a method to improve today’s artificial intelligence capabilities, especially in fields such as computer vision, speech recognition and natural language processing. Show More Summary

Artificial Intelligence should benefit society, not create threats

Research into AI is advancing quickly but it's important to keep asking the right questions.

Google's Bio-Inspired AI Beat 49 Vintage Video Games

A team of Google researchers has crafted an artificial intelligence algorithm capable of not just learning how to play and beat vintage video games, but how to beat and play them as newborn "dumb" AI. Their system took on 49 games in all, and in some cases, it bested professional (human) video game testers. Show More Summary

Google has built a computer that can learn how to beat people at Atari games (GOOG)

Google's artificial intelligence division has created a computer that can learn how to play video games and eventually beat humans at them. Google is working on a lot of advanced research projects, but AI is particularly important for the company because it could help improve search results — Google's core business. Show More Summary

Predicting iPhone Demand

24 Million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Units Fulfill Expected Customer Needs 72% of US iPhones in Use Released in Past 17 Months Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) analyzed the successful launch of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus inShow More Summary

WebData Solutions Raises €4M To Let E-Commerce Companies Monitor Competitors

Leipzig, Germany-based WebData Solutions is another startup playing in the retail intelligence space. The company, founded in 2012 as a spin-off from a Leipzig University research project, provides a Big Data-based service, called Blackbee,...Show More Summary

Algorithm Aversion

People don’t like deferring to what I earlier called an opaque intelligence. In a paper titled Algorithm Aversion the authors write: Research shows that evidence-based algorithms more accurately predict the future than do human forecasters. Yet, when forecasters are deciding whether to use a human forecaster or a statistical algorithm, they often choose the human forecaster. […]

Lower IQ linked to greater, riskier drinking among young men

Although several studies have shown an association between intelligence and various health-related outcomes, the research on cognitive abilities and alcohol-related problems has been inconsistent. A new study of the association between...Show More Summary

Gigaom Research webinar: Embedded BI: Delivering frictionless data analytics

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Data analysts have plenty of tools for business intelligence, data discovery and visualization.  Self-service is almost a given, and cloud options abound.  So how can BI get to the next stage,…

Meet Babar: The French Government's Spyware/Malware

The NSA, GCHQ, and their allies in the Five Eyes are not the only government agencies using malware for surveillance. French intelligence is almost certainly hacking its targets too—and now security researchers believe they have proof.On...Show More Summary

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