AI is back. For the first time since the 1980?s, artificial intelligence researchers are making tangible progress on hard problems, and people are starting to talk seriously about strong AI again. In the mean time, our increasinglyShow More Summary
It might not have the charm of Martin Freeman, but IBM’s cognitive computing program Watson could even out-think Sherlock Holmes. Three years ago, it beat US quiz show Jeopardy’s most successful contestant of all time, Ken Jennings. In future, it could help cure diseases. Show More Summary
Categories: Analysis, Category Intelligence (Indirect), eProcurement / Procurement, Learning / Research Tags: L2, Sourcing and Categories For far too many companies, marketing is a category that is actively managed by key suppliers (e.g., agencies of record) rather than the organization itself. Show More Summary
A Giant panda named Ai Hin might simply be the most intelligent panda that has ever lived. Why? The intelligent animal, currently lodged at The Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre, in Chengdu, China not only tricked scientists into believing that she was pregnant, she also made them arrange for her an elaborate live birth
Categories: Analysis, Category Intelligence (Indirect), Learning / Research, Logistics, Spend Management Tags: Sourcing and Categories Accenture's Spend Trends Report from Q2 (published in October) covers a number of macroeconomic areas impacting procurement and supply chain costs while also diving into a number of category-specific trends. Show More Summary
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have discovered that humans prefer increased autonomy for robots. And no, those researchers were not robots. See also: Google-Backed Robot Concierge Accepts...Show More Summary
Photo by Flickr user Scania Group Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab found that teams of human workers were at their happiest and most productive when their tasks were directed by robotic artificial...Show More Summary
Console games may still occupy a large amount of retail space with physical copies, but PC games are another story altogether, according to research firm DFC Intelligence. The organization told website PC Retail that 92 percent of all PC games sold...
Central HQ Building / Kyoto Research Office (old buildings) - "1,000 developers" from the Central Office HQ vacated - "100 developers" from the Kyoto Research Office vacated - Intelligent Systems vacated from Kyoto Research Office into...Show More Summary
Welp. This is how it all begins. Bow on bended knee before your robot overlords. New research from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) shows (with science!) that when working in groups of three—two humans, one robot—us lowly bags of flesh and blood would rather the robot just take over. Read more...
A team of researchers thinks that searching for extraterrestrial smog may be a good way to search for alien intelligence.
From Krebs on Security:It all started a few months back when I received a note from Lance James, head of cyber intelligence at Deloitte. James pinged me to share something discovered by FireEye researcher Michael Shoukry and anotherShow More Summary
Parents wondering whether their 4-year-olds will grow up to be on the honor roll might do well to pay attention to their drawings. Researchers at King's College London say a long-term study suggests a link between how well children draw at age 4 and their intelligence 10 years later, reports...
Researchers at King's College London have found that there is a link between how children draw at age 4 and their thinking skills at 14. But, don't get too excited, parents; the association is modest, and just because you think your preschooler is Picasso doesn't mean he will be a teenage Einstein. Show More Summary
In 2012, Dr. Ann Gauger, a "Senior Research Scientist at Biologic Institute" (which is funded by the Intelligent Design-promoting Discovery Institute), spoke about what she thought was population genetics in this video:
If you’re the parent of a teen daughter, research conducted by Dr Maria do Mar Pereira from the University of Warwick’s Department of Sociology is a cause for concern. Her research into gender norms found that boys aged 14 had acquired the belief that girls their age should be less intelligent. As a result, girls […]
How 4-year-old children draw pictures of a child is an indicator of intelligence at age 14, according to a new study. The researchers studied 7,752 pairs of identical and non-identical twins and found that the link between drawing and later intelligence was influenced by genes.
Google Chromebooks are becoming increasingly popular. The market intelligence firm ABI Research have predicted an annual growth rate of 28 percent through to 2019, meaning an expected 11 million units per year will be shipped by the turn of the decade. Show More Summary
How 4-year old children draw pictures of a child is an indicator of intelligence at age 14, according to a study by King's College London, published today in Psychological Science. The researchers studied 7,752 pairs of identical and...Show More Summary
A roundup of recent research provides some insight into the visual cues people rely on to gauge a person's intelligence.