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|Date||Abstract||Link / Source|
|Sat Apr 30 2016||Elon Musk opens virtual gym to train your robots|
"We're releasing the public beta of OpenAI Gym, a toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning (RL) algorithms," wrote Greg Brockman ...
|Sat Apr 30 2016||This top scientist offers a solution for the havoc driverless cars may wreck on workers|
The world of artificial intelligence, acknowledges the unemployment concerns, ··· of the benefits of what he calls the golden age of artificial intelligence.
|Sat Apr 30 2016||A robot monk captivates China, mixing spirituality with artificial intelligence|
The wisdom-seeking hero of the Kung Fu Panda films, might recognise this temple in China where the world's first robot monk dwells.
|Sat Apr 30 2016||At this rate art, craft and creativity will soon be as obsolete as BHS|
But what is still studiously ignored is the inevitability that artificial intelligence won't change just how we see drama or what its plot is, but who will write ...
|Sat Apr 30 2016||These old black-and-white photos were colorized by artificial intelligence|
The researchers used artificial intelligence to classify a full image and then identify parts of that image to label its components before filling them in ...
|Sat Apr 30 2016||No lawyer? This online tool uses AI to review your contracts|
Toward that end, it combines machine-learning algorithms with crowdsourced data, text analytics, and the knowledge of expert lawyers to make ...
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Artificial intelligence rules on agenda for G-7 tech ministers|
The government will propose the establishment of common international rules on research and development of artificial intelligence
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Artificial Intelligence Can Now Design Realistic Video and Game Imagery|
Artificial Intelligence Can Now Design Realistic Video and Game Imagery. A remarkable machine-learning trick that cleans up pixelated videos and
|Sat Apr 16 2016||CaptionBot: Microsoft's new AI can describe what's in your pictures|
Microsoft has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system capable of analysing and describing pictures automatically.
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Google updates TensorFlow, its open source artificial intelligence|
The battle for the future of computing is a battle to bring artificial intelligence to the mainstream - and Google is quietly overhauling a machine learning
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Workaholics: Let Google's machine learning tool solve your work-life balance problems|
With the new Goals feature, Google Calendar users can leverage machine intelligence to find time to work out more, spend more time with family ...
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Facebook bot platform to transform entire industries|
... with their customers on its Messenger service, in the hope that opening up its artificial intelligence tools to companies will transform industries.
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Alibaba's AI Program Successfully Predicts Winners of Chinese Reality Show|
Instead, what captured viewers attention most was Alibaba Group's artificial intelligence program, which made its global debut on the program to ...
|Sat Apr 16 2016||Combating Distributed Malware Through Machine Learning|
A range of machine learning techniques - supervised, semi-supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning - can help to extract actionable
|Sat Apr 9 2016||Computer paints a "new Rembrandt" and prints it in 3D|
The Next Rembrandt is an original portrait created with machine learning algorithms trained using the Dutch master's works.
|Sat Apr 9 2016||No artificial intelligence: Chinese restaurants admit defeat and pull plug on 'dumb' robot waiters|
A number of restaurant owners have chosen to fire about 10 robots because they were just not clever or sophisticated enough to do their jobs properly
|Sat Apr 9 2016||Nvidia Unveils Massive Chip to Target 'Machine Learning'|
Nvidia Corp. is stepping up plans to expand beyond computer graphics into the field of artificial intelligence, unveiling an unusual ...
|Sat Apr 9 2016||Microsoft's machine learning vision includes security, too|
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked a lot about machine learning during his keynote at Microsoft Build 2016.
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Pentagon Eyes Deep Machine Learning in Fight Against ISIS|
There is huge potential for deep machine learning to become a valuable asset in the intelligence gathering space
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Could DeepMind try to conquer poker next?|
In the pair's research, titled "Deep Reinforcement Learning from Self-Play in Imperfect-Information Games", the authors detail their attempts to teach ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Bank of Russia uses machine learning to identify unlicensed money lenders|
The Bank of Russia is using machine learning technology to identify unlicensed money lenders, and the websites hosting them.
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Japanese agency hires AI bot as creative director|
President & CEO of McCann Japan Yasuyuki Katagi said: "Artificial intelligence is already being used to create a wide variety of entertainment"
|Sat Apr 2 2016||An AI-Written Novella Almost Won a Literary Prize|
In the future, artificial intelligence may not just be relegated to the role of personal assistant or data analyzer: it may also make art.
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Get ready for robots to become part of the family|
While Amazon is best known for its online retail operations, the conference's focus - which also included machine learning, home automation and ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Baidu Uses Map Searches to Predict When Crowds Will Get Out of Control|
The same group previously showed just how deserted some urban areas of China, known as "ghost cities," really are.
|Sat Apr 2 2016||How machine learning will take off in the cloud|
Wix, a Tel Aviv-based web development company, is using machine learning on Google's cloud platform to learn more about its users so it can help ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||How Google plans to bring AI and machine learning to the enterprise|
At its Cloud Next conference Google unveiled the Cloud ML service which helps machine learning engineers build "sophisticated, large" models ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Twitter taught Microsoft's AI chatbot to be a racist asshole in less than a day|
In an emailed statement given later to Business Insider, Microsoft said: "The AI chatbot Tay is a machine learning project, designed for human ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Data Mining Reveals the Four Urban Conditions That Create Vibrant City Life|
The lack of an evidence-based approach to city planning has ruined cities all over the world. But data-mining techniques are finally revealing the rules ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||AI in healthcare: Fascinating tech, but is it actually saving lives?|
... user-facing robodoctors of the future, this behind-the-scenes legwork is the genuine niche where artificial intelligence can revolutionize health.
|Sat Apr 2 2016||Defeated Go grandmaster wants a rematch against computer|
Yet the fact that he triumphed in the penultimate contest has apparently given Mr Lee hope that he can get the better of artificial intelligence over a new ...
|Sat Apr 2 2016||In this online demo, IBM's Watson will tell you what's in your photos|
Image recognition is a hot area of research using artificial intelligence, and now IBM offers an online demo to let anyone test out the capabilities.
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Artificial intelligence will 'not completely replace' solicitors|
The president of the Law Society has stated that artificial intelligence (AI) will not make the solicitor profession redundant, despite predictions that robot ...
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Big Four accounting firms delve into artificial intelligence|
The machine-learning-based system studies what's important to reviewers in contracts and then identifies important information across large pools of ...
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Microsoft is using Minecraft as a testing ground for AI|
"It's a digital playpen for artificial intelligence," Diaz said. "It's an environment in which we can develop an algorithm for teaching a young artificial ...
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Machine 'Unlearning' Technique Wipes Out Unwanted Data Quickly and Completely|
Machine learning systems are everywhere. Computer software in these machines predicts the weather ...
|Sat Mar 19 2016||AlphaGo bot bullies human world Go champion, takes the series 3-0|
Deemed as a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence. ··· marking a major breakthrough for a new style of intuitive artificial intelligence (AI).
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Google's AlphaGo AI Beat a World Champion at Go, and That's a Huge Deal|
The Go-playing artificial intelligence computer system created by Google's DeepMind team called AlphaGo has defeated the second-ranked Go player Lee Sedol.
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Beagle uses machine learning to point out red flags in contracts|
Beagle uses artificial intelligence to scan a contract automatically for you, highlighting key areas like responsibilities, liabilities and termination rights.
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Crimefighting for fun and profit: data-mining Medicare fraud and likely whistleblowers|
Medicare offers of a 15-30% bounty on settlements to whistleblowers laid the ground for Mininno's data-mining effort to ...
|Sat Mar 19 2016||Artificial intelligence designs better quantum experiments|
Quantum science is so difficult to grasp — even for scientists — that a doctoral student designed an algorithm to better design experiments.
|Sun Mar 6 2016||Amazon bets on voice as next platform|
Amazon is betting that the future of personal devices will be voice-based, as it puts more muscle behind its artificial intelligence service Alexa.
|Sun Mar 6 2016||Hackers Can Steal Passwords, But Not User Behavior|
For example, machine learning can be applied to profile and baseline the activity of users, peer groups, and other entities.
|Sun Mar 6 2016||China's Baidu Hits the Gas in Race to Develop Driverless Cars|
The venture for the driverless vehicles, which can be remotely summoned and directed, relies heavily on artificial intelligence.
|Sun Mar 6 2016||Google's Computers Are Making Thousands as Artists|
Google's artificial intelligence, or shall I say “painters,” raked in thousands for charity over the weekend in San Francisco at an art show.
|Sun Mar 6 2016||Random Forest - the go-to machine learning algorithm|
Random Forest - the go-to machine learning algorithm that is considered to be one of the most effective and versatile in solving ...
|Sun Mar 6 2016||Revealed: Pentagon's Plan to Defeat Russian and Chinese Radar With AI|
We're using artificial intelligence to learn in real-time what the adversaries' radar is doing and then on-the-fly create a new jamming profile...
|Sun Feb 28 2016||Google wants to predict the next sentences of dead authors|
Google is teaching its artificial intelligence how to understand language by making it predict, and replicate, the works of famous dead authors.
|Sun Feb 28 2016||Google DeepMind works with NHS doctors on life-saving app|
Despite DeepMind being an artificial intelligence company, there is currently no machine learning involved in the project.
|Sun Feb 28 2016||The Irony of Artificial Intelligence Solving Online Dating Frustrations|
Using artificial intelligence, Bernie learns who you find physically attractive, connects to your favorite dating sites, and matches with people who meet ...
|Sun Feb 28 2016||Yahoo's Open Source AI Has a Secret Weapon|
Yet another tech giant is sharing its artificial intelligence know-how with the world. Today Yahoo published the source code to its CaffeOnSpark AI ...
|Sun Feb 28 2016||Nasdaq investment will let artificial intelligence guards oversee brokers, regulators and more|
The same company that has already received an investment from the U.S. surveillance community today added a new backer, Nasdaq, which will use ...
|Sun Feb 28 2016||MasterCard's Machine-Learning Network Thwarts ATM Attacks|
Used by financial services firms and others to adopt sophisticated artificial intelligence to better understand customers, machine learning is moving ...
|Sun Feb 28 2016||They use data to drive activism|
Data mining and visualisation can make even old BMTC route details look glamorous. "I was surprised to find that route 600, which nearly touches the ...
|Sun Feb 28 2016||Inside the New Microsoft, Where Lie Detection Is a Killer App|
CEO Nadella is sprinkling machine learning like fairy dust on everything Microsoft touches. ... The lie detector, cobbled together from algorithms and a 14-pronged headset that measures brain waves, is a kind of party trick Marsman deploys to show software developers how to use ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Why AI Can Still Hardly Pass an Eighth Grade Science Test|
An artificial intelligence competition that asked AI models to answer eighth-grade science questions announced its winners this week ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||An AI smart enough to speak at TED will win $4.5m|
There's just one catch: the speaker must be an artificial intelligence, which convinces the audience that it has mastered the art of the 18-minute TED ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Why machine learning is not the silver-bullet solution to online fraud|
Machine learning has emerged as the best tool to fight fraud at scale, and merchants with the right instincts are increasingly turning to it for solutions.
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Machine learning can help prevent repeat domestic violence offenses|
Machine learning is basically an algorithm that says, 'Determine which descriptions of individuals are strongly associated with the outcome,'...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Big data model improves prediction of key hospital outcome|
By using the machine-learning technique and incorporating a large amount of variables we created a model that has the potential to ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||We'll Know Soon If Google Can Beat a Super Grandmaster at Go|
Three weeks from today, Google's artificial intelligence will go head-to-head with the real thing. Over the past 18 months, researchers at DeepMind ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||The NSA's SKYNET program may be killing thousands of innocent people|
According to the documents, SKYNET engages in mass surveillance of Pakistan's mobile phone network, and then uses a machine learning algorithm ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Researchers begin data analysis project on police brutality|
Stanford undergraduates who are interested in exploring data mining more generally can do so in Goel's MS&E class, Law, Order, and Algorithms, that ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Artificial intelligence could leave half the world unemployed, says expert|
Artificial intelligence could put more than half the planet's population out of a job, a computer scientist says.
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Streamline the Online Dating Process with Artificial Intelligence|
I won't be shy about it: I'm letting artificial intelligence do this for me. In exploring ways to streamline and improve the online matching process, ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Data mining flags four potentially risky drug pairs|
Data scientists, in collaboration with the Tribune, identified drug pairs associated with an increased risk of QT prolongation, a heart condition ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Google's artificial intelligence could count as a car's driver, federal regulator says|
Google Inc.'s self-driving system, controlled by artificial intelligence, could be considered a car's driver, according to the National Highway Traffic ...
|Sat Feb 20 2016||Drones are being taught to search for missing people|
AI software works with quadcopters ... Swiss scientists have developed artificial intelligence software that can be used with drones to search forest and mountain paths and help rescuers ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||Mobile Fraud: Are We Winning the Wrong War?|
The world is moving to the use of big data and machine learning -- and that also includes organized crime rings and governments using sophisticated ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||Artificial intelligence conquers 'most complex' game|
Experts have hailed a breakthrough for AI as a programme created by Google has beaten the European champion of the board game Go.
|Sun Feb 7 2016||Artificial intelligence could make lawyers more risk averse|
IT has wormed its way into almost every sphere of life, and the law is no exception. Artificial intelligence can now handle a lot of the drudgery of legal ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||Political campaigns are infringing on your privacy, and they might be worse than retailers|
There is nothing that is off-limits to political data mining. The fleeting, impulsive nature of campaigns, he said, means they often have far less stringent ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||Rise of the machines put jobs at risk|
In particular, the combination of machine learning innovations with massive amounts of relevant data from almost any possible source could provide ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||How PayPal Boosts Security with Artificial Intelligence|
PayPal's security system-thanks to a growing reliance on an artificial-intelligence technology known as deep learning-is now able to spot ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||The White House Asked Social Media Companies to Look for Terrorists.|
Many believe that data mining is the crystal ball that will enable us to uncover future terrorist plots. But even in the most wildly optimistic projections, ...
|Sun Feb 7 2016||Why it is hard to teach robots to choose wisely|
Machine learning - the basic technique behind much artificial intelligence - relies on analysing large volumes of data to find patterns, in the process ...
|Tue Jan 19 2016||Robots will be all the rage at Davos this year|
In its "Future of Jobs" report, the WEF finds that things like advanced robotics, self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and "machine learning" will affect ...
|Tue Jan 19 2016||Fourth industrial revolution set to benefit richest, UBS report says|
Emerging markets - notably in parts of Latin America and India - will suffer when artificial intelligence and robots become widely used.
|Tue Jan 19 2016||Malicious coders will lose anonymity as identity-finding research matures|
Literature critics may know a writer by his style, in the same way a chunk of computer code is identified through a machine learning ...
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Yahoo has released a ton of anonymized user data to help machine learning scientists|
Machine learning is taking hold in all kinds of applications, from self-driving cars to image recognition to online recommendation engines.
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Can a Computer Write a Hit Musical?|
Thanks to Machine Learning, We're About to Find Out. The new show, "Beyond the Fence," is the world's first musical conceived and substantially crafted by computer.
|Thu Jan 14 2016||The founders of Google DeepMind are investing in a startup that lets you talk to a doctor|
Hassabis went to discuss the issue of ethics and artificial intelligence. DeepMind's third cofounder is Shane Long but he rarely talks in public and ...
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Are Japanese robots losing their edge to Silicon Valley?|
Even more significantly, machine learning and other techniques of artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming paramount as robots learn to respond to and
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Data, not algorithms, is key to machine learning success|
There has been an explosion in machine learning activity, and Shivon Zilis recently mapped out the current machine intelligence ecosystem.
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Microsoft must do better -- more questions raised over Windows 10 privacy|
Neither is it clear how much detail Redmond is going into with its data mining – as Brinkmann notes, when it comes to the questions asked of Cortana, ...
|Thu Jan 14 2016||World's First In-car Artificial Intelligence Supercomputer Boosts IQ of Self-driving Cars|
... artificial intelligence car computer features two next-generation Tegra processors and two next-generation GPUs to deliver ...
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Will regulatory compliance drive artificial intelligence adoption?|
IDC predicts that "cognitive software," which includes artificial intelligence and other tools that offer intelligent advice and assistance, ...
|Thu Jan 14 2016||Super Mario Maker levels built by software using machine learning|
Programmers have used machine learning to teach machines how to build Super Mario Marker levels without any involvement from humans.
|Thu Jan 14 2016||After winning at Japanese chess, this computer may help decide loans|
Such advanced computers are able to apply a sort of judgment to the many trillions of potential moves a game can involve through a machine-learning ...
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Robotic Mules Are Noisy, Wall Climbing Cars|
As technology advances, artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a bigger role in the solving of the world's biggest problems.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Symantec Adds Deep Learning to Anti-Malware Tools to Detect Zero-Days|
According to a Symantec executive, the company has been working to integrate the whole idea of machine learning into its security services
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Artificial Intelligence Finally Entered Our Everyday World|
Andrew Ng hands me a tiny device that wraps around my ear and connects to a smartphone via a small cable.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Google working on artificial intelligence messaging app|
Search giant Google is working on a new messaging app which will provide answers to the users' queries by using artificial intelligence.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Artificial Intelligence Poses A Greater Risk To IP Than Humans Do|
Substantial thought and angst has been expended over the fact that artificial intelligence (AI) is coming to your workplace to take over.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||'Human Computation' Could Save the World Without the Risks of AI|
Forget artificial intelligence: The key to solving the world's most complex problems could be human-machine collaboration.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Are we being dazzled by the mindless brilliance of machines?|
Meanwhile a handful of twenty and thirtysomethings are getting unimaginably wealthy by fortuitously inventing machine-learning technology and
|Sun Jan 3 2016||The revolution in technology that is helping blind people see|
Advancements in artificial intelligence, along with the proliferation of sensors, mean a tech revolution is coming for people with vision loss.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Why Personality Tests Will Never Helpy You Buy a Robot|
The mechanical engineers building todays robots from titanium sinew are working in parallel with artificial intelligence researchers.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||Real-Time Seizure Detection Possible with Learning Algorithm|
Real-time data can help train a machine-learning algorithm to detect seizures prior to clinical symptoms.
|Sun Jan 3 2016||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 ...
|Sun Jan 3 2016||NTU unveils Nadine, one of two robots with artificial intelligence software|
The New Paper NTU has taken Singapore a step closer to having emotive and intelligent robots not unlike C-3PO.
This is my little news-ticker for news in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data mining. It is generated for your and my own convenience in a semi-automated fashion from various sources that I check with search engines and is updated (somewhat) frequently. If you find any problems, or if I missed out on something really interesting, send me an email. My comments are in italics.
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