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Everything (almost) in the news dealing with: machine learning, data mining, text mining, genetic algorithms, reinforcement learning. You might also be interested in my blog where I at times comment on news or write other related machine learning things. You can also subscribe to the Newsticker feed: RSS feed for this site




Date Abstract Link / Source
Sat Jul 30 2016Google Using DeepMind Artificial Intelligence To Cut Energy Costs In Data Centers By Millions
Google's acquisition of artificial intelligence startup DeepMind in 2014 has resulted in the search giant making a 15 percent improvement in power
From http://www.ibtimes.com
Sat Jul 30 2016Japan Trialling Machine Learning on Railways to Predict Delays
Fujitsu said this week it has begun field trials in Japan for a delay time prediction engine ...
From http://www.datanami.com
Sat Jul 30 2016Banks switch from phone menus to robot advice
Several British banks are ploughing money into artificial intelligence (AI) in the hope that it could start helping customer service behind the scenes in ...
From http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Sat Jul 30 2016How Auto Insurers Detect and Use Your Driving Fingerprint
... the way you drive is unique–sort of like a fingerprint. How fast you drive, how tight you turn...
From http://www.datanami.com
Sat Jul 30 2016Kickstarter campaign launched for world's first AI-written feature film
AI will be used to generate a female-friendly plot for horror film Impossible Things
From https://www.theguardian.com
Sat Jul 30 2016How machine learning and F1 tech makes Sir Ben Ainslie's 'flying' boat go faster
engineers within the fields of aerodynamics, machine learning and advanced data processing which are an integral part of the workstreams.
From http://www.ibtimes.co.uk
Sat Jul 30 2016Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service
Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in
From http://www.msn.com
Sat Jul 30 2016Yahoo's anti-abuse AI can hunt out even the most devious online trolls
The company used a combination of machine learning and crowdsourced abuse detection to create an algorithm that trawled the comment sections of ... Paperhere
From http://www.wired.co.uk
Sat Jul 30 2016The key to stopping Ebola? Using machine learning to track infected bats
The machine learning model the team developed was able to create profiles of bat species likely to harbor filoviruses, based on the 21 bat species ...
From https://www.yahoo.com
Sun Jul 17 2016Chatbots Will Revolutionize Computing, Says Microsoft CEO
Tech nerds and the people who invest in them are constantly waiting for the next computing trend, and chatbots have certainly captured people’s imaginations, as well as their wallets.
From http://www.inquisitr.com
Sun Jul 17 2016Tougher Turing Test Exposes Chatbots' Stupidity
They are using the latest machine learning techniques, especially “deep learning” neural networks, to develop smarter, more intuitive chatbots and ...
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sun Jul 17 2016Microsoft Mines 'Minecraft' to Study Artificial Intelligence
In the pixelated cube world of "Minecraft," players can create almost anything their hearts desire. Now, Microsoft is using the popular world-building ...
From http://www.livescience.com
Sun Jul 17 2016Germany Is Using AI to Smooth the Fluctuations in Its Power Grid
Researchers in Germany are developing software that uses machine learning to predict the amount of energy generated by renewables ...
From http://www.popularmechanics.com
Sun Jul 17 2016Artificial Intelligence Is Setting Up the Internet for a Huge Clash With Europe
With a few paragraphs buried in the measure’s reams of bureaucrat-speak, the GDPR also restricts what the EU calls "automated individual decision-making." And for the world’s biggest tech companies, that’s a potential problem.
From http://www.wired.com
Sun Jul 17 2016IBM is making a music app that can create entirely new songs just for you
IBM isn't the only tech giant working on making artificial intelligence more create. Google is training its AI to create new music as part of a new ...
From http://www.businessinsider.com.au
Sun Jul 17 2016Data mining uncovers the six basic plots of all stories
If only there had been data mining around in Aristotle's time. The Greek philosopher was one of the first to try to define how many different stories there ...
From http://www.irishtimes.com
Sun Jul 17 2016Computers vs Ebola: Scientists use big data to predict future disease hotspots
Researchers used a machine learning method known as “generalized boosted regression” to build an algorithm that can identify the patterns of ...
From http://www.theregister.co.uk
Sun Jul 17 2016Microsoft's Satya Nadella thinks these four technologies will reshape IT
Chatbots, machine learning, augmented reality and cloud-based automation will be commonplace within businesses in the near future, Nadella told the company's Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto today.
From http://www.techrepublic.com
Sat Jul 9 2016This Robot Lawyer Has Gotten People Out of $4 Million in Parking Tickets
The brainchild of London-born Stanford University student Joshua Browder, the artificial intelligence-driven chatbot has already gotten 160,000 ...
From http://www.inc.com
Sat Jul 9 2016Retired U.S. Air Force colonel destroyed in simulated dogfights by AI
New Artificial Intelligence handily beat a retired United States Air Force Colonel in multiple dogfight scenarios.
From http://www.washingtontimes.com
Sat Jul 9 2016Robots on Patrol: Russian Borders to be Guarded by Artificial Intelligence
The Russian border in the Far East and the South will be equipped with an artificial intelligence system which will be able to automatically collect and ...
From http://sputniknews.com
Sat Jul 9 2016Activists Cheer On EU's 'Right To An Explanation' For Algorithmic Decisions
One of the promises of machine learning and artificial intelligence these days is the fact that we no longer fully understand why algorithms are...
From https://www.techdirt.com
Sat Jul 9 2016The White House Is on a Mission to Shrink US Prisons With Data
Of course, data mining is not the forte of most local law enforcement, which is why the White House is also asking for the tech industry's help.
From http://www.wired.com
Sat Jul 9 2016One software engineer is using artificial intelligence to stop cats going on his lawn
Nvidia has revealed how one of its engineers has used machine learning at his home to keep cats off his prized lawn.
From http://www.irishexaminer.com
Sat Jun 25 2016These are the 5 key problems Google is looking to solve with artificial intelligence
Google has its fingers in just about everything these days, and the tech giant is making a hard push into artificial intelligence.
From http://www.blastr.com
Sat Jun 25 2016Data Mining Reveals the Crucial Factors That Determine When People Make Blunders
Decision making is influenced by the complexity of the situation, the skill of the decision maker, and the time pressure. But one of these is much more ...
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sat Jun 25 2016Computer watches human camera operators to improve automated sports broadcasts
Human operators are adept in such situations, so the researchers developed new machine-learning algorithms to ensure automated cameras could ...
From http://www.sciencecodex.com
Sat Jun 25 2016Elon Musk wants to build you a robotic housekeeper
In working on these different robotic abilities, Musk, the CEO of both SpaceX and Tesla Motors, said he hopes to advance the artificial intelligence ...
From http://www.computerworld.com
Sat Jun 25 2016Europe's robots to become 'electronic persons' under draft plan
The draft motion, drawn up by the European parliament's committee on legal affairs also said organizations should have to declare savings they made in social security contributions by using robotics instead of people, for tax purposes.
From http://www.reuters.com
Sat Jun 25 2016AI Drives Better Business Decisions
Many are using that sensor and camera data to build machine learning that can identify anomalous patterns and warn drivers before an accident ...
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sat Jun 25 2016How Restaurants Are Using Instagram and OpenTable to Gather Data on Diners
Blue Smoke, and Gramercy Tavern—said her team uses OpenTable as a data mining tool, which is not something the reservation booking site was ...
From http://fortune.com
Sat Jun 25 2016Artificial intelligence mimics judicial reasoning
Computer programs can already match human judges in decision-making, a conference highlighting the growing use of artificial intelligence in law ...
From http://www.lawgazette.co.uk
Sat Jun 25 2016Scientists Have Built An Artificial Intelligence That Can Read News Stories And Answer Questions
Soon you could be chatting with your computer about the morning news. An AI has learned to read and answer questions about a news article with ...
From https://www.newscientist.com
Sat Jun 18 2016Apple Rolls Out Privacy-Sensitive Artificial Intelligence
Apple showed off a string of new features for the iPhone Monday powered by recent advances in artificial intelligence
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sat Jun 18 2016Artificial Intelligence 'outsmarts cancer'
Early trial data shows a drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer in clinical trials. The data, presented at the American ...
From http://www.bbc.com
Sat Jun 18 2016Self-Driving Cars Will Teach Themselves to Save Lives
They've learned to play games that even artificial intelligence researchers thought they couldn't crack. In some cases, as these machines learn, ...
From http://www.wired.com
Sat Jun 18 2016Apple bets on artificial intelligence with iOS 10
Apple put artificial intelligence at the centre of major updates to its iPhone and iPad operating system.
From http://www.wired.co.uk
Sat Jun 18 2016Distil says 50 percent of sites have increased anti-bot security
brute force attacks, competitive data mining, online fraud, account hijacking, data theft, unauthorized vulnerability scans, spam, man-in-the-middle ...
From http://www.scmagazineuk.com
Sat Jun 18 2016Google's artificial intelligence could transform the way we make music
The project has just begun so the only available tools now are for musicians with machine learning expertise.
From http://www.chicagotribune.com
Sat Jun 18 2016'Sunspring' movie: An intense and thought-provoking film written by artificial intelligence
The movie has been under the spotlight as the complete story of it has been written by artificial intelligence instead of normal human screenwriters.
From http://www.ibtimes.co.in
Sat Jun 18 2016MIT scientists built a neural network that can pass the 'Audio Turing Test'
A new project by a team of researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) sets out to replicate this same kind ... What they have created is an algorithm capable of being shown a silent video clip of an object being hit and then selecting the appropriate impact sound.
From https://www.yahoo.com
Sat Jun 18 2016More than boots and bullets: This app could help turn the tide on poaching
... wildlife poaching and illegal logging doesn't rely solely on boots or bullets, but on a computer software application driven by artificial intelligence.
From http://www.latimes.com
Sat Jun 18 2016Artificial intelligence has helped detect secret code words used by inmates on prison phone calls
The Intelligent Voice machine learning system is so clever that it taught itself to transcribe speech by analysing the inmates' phone conversations and ...
From http://www.ibtimes.co.uk
Sat Jun 18 2016US Spies Training Computers to Spot Suspicious Activity in Live Videos
experts from many technical disciplines, including artificial intelligence, probability, person re-identification, and 3-D reconstruction from video.
From http://www.nextgov.com
Wed Jun 1 2016'Care-bots' for the elderly are dangerous, warns artificial intelligence professor
Many scientists have warned that advances in artificial intelligence mean we are heading for a time when computer 'thinking' passes that of humans, ...
From http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Wed Jun 1 2016New study suggests Americans don't trust AI systems
That appears to be the opinion Americans hold when it comes to Artificial Intelligence systems. After all, there's something strangely artificial about ...
From https://www.yahoo.com
Wed Jun 1 2016How Beijing Is Using Big Data From Social Media And IoT To Improve Air Pollution
Using the machine learning technology developed for Watson, we take huge amounts of data from weather stations, satellites social media, in Beijing, ...
From http://www.forbes.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Custom TPU chip amplifies machine learning performance
Google started working on the chip because "for machine learning, the scale at which we need to do computing is incredible," ...
From http://www.zdnet.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Google AI produces a melody that rivals the Casio keyboard concerts
But what if I told you that this was not an obsessively practiced performance by a precocious 7-year-old, but the original creation of an artistic artificial intelligence, the work of the boffins at Google Research (specifically, and naturally, Google Brain)?
From http://techcrunch.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Artificial Intelligence Replicates Nobel-Prize Winning Physics Experiment
The tiny orange cloud just right of the centre is a Bose-Einstein Condensate created using an AI system.
From http://www.ibtimes.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Soon We Won't Program Computers. We'll Train Them Like Dogs
Then, in the mid-1950s, a group of rebellious psychologists, linguists, information theorists, and early artificial-intelligence researchers came up with a ...
From http://www.wired.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Google Has Open Sourced SyntaxNet, Its AI for Understanding Language
The hope is that this same breed of artificial intelligence can dramatically improve a machine's ability to grasp the significance of those words, ...
From http://www.wired.com
Wed Jun 1 2016IBM Researcher: Fears Over Artificial Intelligence Are 'Overblown'
The debate over artificial intelligence has divided some of Silicon Valley's brightest minds. Companies like Google, Microsoft and Amazon are ...
From http://time.com
Wed Jun 1 2016One of the TAs in an Artificial Intelligence Class Was Actually an A.I.
Fittingly, the class in question was Ashok Goel's Knowledge Based Artificial Intelligence, which aims to help students learn to build AI agents capable ...
From http://www.slate.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Machine Learning Helps Scientists Uncover New Materials With Desirable Properties
Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory have successfully used a machine-learning algorithm to discover new materials with specific ...
From http://www.hngn.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Artificial Intelligence Turns $20 Into $11000 in Kentucky Derby Bet
An artificial intelligence platform that has previously predicted the winners of the Oscars and the Superbowl has now won the holy grail of gambling
From http://www.newsweek.com
Wed Jun 1 2016White House worries about bad AI coding
No one in government is yet screaming "Skynet," but in two actions this week the concerns about our artificial intelligence future were sketched out.
From http://www.computerworld.com
Wed Jun 1 2016Citizen scientists aid Ecuador earthquake relief
Machine-learning algorithms employed by a team at the University of Oxford, UK, then classify the reliability of each volunteer's analysis and weight ...
From http://www.nature.com
Sat Apr 30 2016Elon 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 ...
From http://www.computerworld.com
Sat Apr 30 2016This 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.
From https://www.washingtonpost.com
Sat Apr 30 2016A 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.
From http://www.business-standard.com
Sat Apr 30 2016At 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 ...
From http://www.theguardian.com
Sat Apr 30 2016These 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 ...
From http://www.theverge.com
Sat Apr 30 2016No 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 ...
From http://www.computerworld.com
Sat Apr 16 2016Artificial 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
From http://www.the-japan-news.com
Sat Apr 16 2016Artificial 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
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sat Apr 16 2016CaptionBot: 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.
From http://www.independent.co.uk
Sat Apr 16 2016Google 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
From https://www.theguardian.com
Sat Apr 16 2016Workaholics: 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 ...
From http://www.techrepublic.com
Sat Apr 16 2016Facebook 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.
From http://www.ft.com
Sat Apr 16 2016Alibaba'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 ...
From http://www.billboard.com
Sat Apr 16 2016Combating Distributed Malware Through Machine Learning
A range of machine learning techniques - supervised, semi-supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning - can help to extract actionable
From http://insidebigdata.com
Sat Apr 9 2016Computer 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.
From http://boingboing.net
Sat Apr 9 2016No 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
From http://www.scmp.com
Sat Apr 9 2016Nvidia 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 ...
From http://www.wsj.com
Sat Apr 9 2016Microsoft's machine learning vision includes security, too
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked a lot about machine learning during his keynote at Microsoft Build 2016.
From http://www.infoworld.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Pentagon 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
From http://www.govtech.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Could 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 ...
From http://www.theguardian.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Bank 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.
From http://www.ibtimes.co.uk
Sat Apr 2 2016Japanese 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"
From http://www.netimperative.com
Sat Apr 2 2016An 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.
From http://www.smithsonianmag.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Get 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 ...
From https://www.washingtonpost.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Baidu 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.
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sat Apr 2 2016How 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 ...
From http://www.computerworld.com
Sat Apr 2 2016How 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 ...
From http://www.computerworlduk.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Twitter 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 ...
From http://www.theverge.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Data 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 ...
From https://www.technologyreview.com
Sat Apr 2 2016AI 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.
From http://arstechnica.com
Sat Apr 2 2016Defeated 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 ...
From http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Sat Apr 2 2016In 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.
From http://www.pcworld.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Artificial 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 ...
From http://www.solicitorsjournal.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Big 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 ...
From http://www.computerworld.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Microsoft 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 ...
From http://www.gadgette.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Machine 'Unlearning' Technique Wipes Out Unwanted Data Quickly and Completely
Machine learning systems are everywhere. Computer software in these machines predicts the weather ...  
From http://www.scientificcomputing.com
Sat Mar 19 2016AlphaGo 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).
From http://www.hindustantimes.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Google'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.
From http://www.popularmechanics.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Beagle 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.
From http://www.canadianbusiness.com
Sat Mar 19 2016Crimefighting 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 ...
From https://boingboing.net
Sat Mar 19 2016Artificial 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.
From http://www.digitaljournal.com
Sun Mar 6 2016Amazon 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.
From http://www.ft.com
Sun Mar 6 2016Hackers 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.
From http://www.information-management.com
Sun Mar 6 2016China'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.
From http://www.wsj.com
Sun Mar 6 2016Google'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.
From http://fortune.com
Sun Mar 6 2016Random 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 ...
From http://www.techworld.com.au
Sun Mar 6 2016Revealed: 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...
From http://nationalinterest.org
Sun Feb 28 2016Google 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.
From http://www.wired.co.uk
Sun Feb 28 2016Google 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.
From http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Sun Feb 28 2016The 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 ...
From http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Sun Feb 28 2016Yahoo'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 ...
From http://www.wired.com
Sun Feb 28 2016Nasdaq 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 ...
From http://www.bizjournals.com
Sun Feb 28 2016MasterCard'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 ...
From http://blogs.wsj.com
Sun Feb 28 2016They 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 ...
From http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Sun Feb 28 2016Inside 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 ...
From http://www.bloomberg.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Why 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 ...
From http://motherboard.vice.com
Sat Feb 20 2016An 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 ...
From http://www.wired.co.uk
Sat Feb 20 2016Why 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.
From http://thenextweb.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Machine 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,'...
From http://www.upenn.edu
Sat Feb 20 2016Big 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 ...
From http://news.yale.edu
Sat Feb 20 2016We'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 ...
From http://www.wired.com
Sat Feb 20 2016The 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 ...
From http://arstechnica.co.uk
Sat Feb 20 2016Researchers 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 ...
From http://www.stanforddaily.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Artificial 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.
From http://www.theguardian.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Streamline 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, ...
From http://www.nytimes.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Data 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 ...
From http://www.chicagotribune.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Google'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 ...
From http://www.latimes.com
Sat Feb 20 2016Drones 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 ...
From http://www.dailymail.co.uk
Sun Feb 7 2016Mobile 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 ...
From https://uk.finance.yahoo.com
Sun Feb 7 2016Artificial 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.
From http://www.bbc.co.uk
Sun Feb 7 2016Artificial 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 ...
From https://www.newscientist.com
Sun Feb 7 2016Political 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 ...
From http://www.latimes.com
Sun Feb 7 2016Rise 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 ...
From http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au
Sun Feb 7 2016How 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 ...
From http://www.technologyreview.com
Sun Feb 7 2016The 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, ...
From https://theintercept.com
Sun Feb 7 2016Why 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 ...
From http://www.ft.com
Tue Jan 19 2016Robots 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 ...
From https://www.washingtonpost.com
Tue Jan 19 2016Fourth 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.
From http://www.theguardian.com
Tue Jan 19 2016Malicious 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 ...
From http://www.army.mil
Thu Jan 14 2016Yahoo 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.
From http://www.pcworld.com
Thu Jan 14 2016Can 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.
From http://blogs.nvidia.com
Thu Jan 14 2016The 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 ...
From http://uk.businessinsider.com
Thu Jan 14 2016Are 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
From http://www.ft.com
Thu Jan 14 2016Data, 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.
From http://versionone.vc
Thu Jan 14 2016Microsoft 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, ...
From http://www.techradar.com
Thu Jan 14 2016World'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 ...
From http://www.scientificcomputing.com
Thu Jan 14 2016Will regulatory compliance drive artificial intelligence adoption?
IDC predicts that "cognitive software," which includes artificial intelligence and other tools that offer intelligent advice and assistance, ...
From http://www.fiercefinanceit.com
Thu Jan 14 2016Super 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.
From http://www.thegamerscene.com
Thu Jan 14 2016After 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 ...
From http://www.japantimes.co.jp
Sun Jan 3 2016Robotic 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.
From http://www.forbes.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Symantec 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
From http://www.eweek.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Artificial 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.
From http://www.wired.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Google 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.
From http://www.newkerala.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Artificial 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.
From http://techcrunch.com
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.
From http://motherboard.vice.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Are 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
From https://www.newscientist.com
Sun Jan 3 2016The 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.
From http://fusion.net
Sun Jan 3 2016Why 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.
From https://www.inverse.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Real-Time Seizure Detection Possible with Learning Algorithm
Real-time data can help train a machine-learning algorithm to detect seizures prior to clinical symptoms.
From http://www.neurologyadvisor.com
Sun Jan 3 2016Artificial 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 ...
From http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Sun Jan 3 2016NTU 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.
From http://www.tnp.sg
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