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New Computer Architecture Inspired By The Human Brain Can Help Advance AI Tech

Researchers from IBM unveiled a new computing system architecture that is far more efficient than conventional von Neumann designs. The architecture is reportedly better equipped to handle loads of data from artificial intelligence.

October 4, 2018

Wannabe Dancers, Rejoice: AI Will Have You Dancing Like A Pro On Video

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a deep learning system that will help people look like they are dancing like pros. There are limitations to the artificial intelligence technology, which should be made into an app soon.

Apps/Software August 27, 2018

Dota 2 Pro Players Lose Badly To OpenAI: Preview For The International?

The OpenAI Five, a team composed of artificial intelligence-powered bots, dominated against a human team with professional 'Dota 2' players. Up next for the bots are the best 'Dota 2' players in the world at The International.

Video Games August 7, 2018

Google Unveils AI Technology That Makes GIFs Out Of Your Dance Moves

In Google’s latest experiment called Move Mirror, artificial intelligence looks at your various poses and searches for images just like it. Yes, it’s possible to generate GIFs of it.

Google July 20, 2018

AI Tool Can Predict Side Effects From Prescription Drug Combinations

The AI-powered system Decagon from Stanford researchers seeks to accurately predict the likely side effects from drug combinations. The tool is hoped to prevent life-threatening problems in prescription as well as help research create better drug pairings.

July 11, 2018

MIT Students Create AI Tech That Can See Through Walls

MIT’s CSAIL just developed a technology that can track people’s movements even if they’re behind walls. It could useful for monitoring diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis.

Apps/Software July 9, 2018

Just Thinking About Stress In The Morning Could Lower Cognitive Capacity Throughout The Day

Waking up in the morning anticipating stress could affect how a person learns and retains memory throughout the day. A new study further investigates the use of wearable devices to analyze how stress affects the body and behavior.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2018

11 Incredible Facts About Nvidia You Probably Didn't Know

Nvidia has created some of the most important technologies for videos games and other consumer products. Here are 11 incredible facts about the tech giant's history since the beginning of the company in 1993.

Company July 3, 2018

SpaceX 15th ISS Resupply Mission Launches Carrying AI Robot CIMON

Scientists experimented on the use of artificial intelligence to reduce stress levels of humans in space. The goal is also to simplify tasks so astronauts at the International Space Station can focus on other science projects.

Space July 1, 2018

Google Duplex Really Works: Human-Sounding AI Starts Public Testing This Summer

Google Duplex, the human-sounding artificial intelligence, was working as advertised in a new demonstration in New York City. Public testing for the AI will start this summer despite the scrutiny against it.

Google June 28, 2018

AI Reconstructs Periodic Table In A Few Hours, Humans Took A Century

Physicists at Stanford University just devised a new AI program that was able to arrange the periodic table in a span of a few hours. The machine could prove itself the new benchmark of machine intelligence in the future.

Feature | Science June 27, 2018

In The Name Of Conservation, Animals Now Have Their Own Facebook

Wildlife conservation found an ally in Wildbook, an open-source software that tracks and collects wildlife data from sites such as YouTube and Flickr. The AI-powered tool enhances research collaboration and efforts to prevent species extinction.

Animals June 26, 2018

OpenAI Bots Now Able To Beat Humans In DOTA 2 Team Matches: Breakthrough For Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI developed AI-powered bots that are now able to beat humans in 5-on-5 'Dota 2' matches. Known as the OpenAI Five, the bots will take on the best 'Dota 2' players in the world in this year's The International.

Computers June 26, 2018

Here's How Nvidia Plans To Turn Your 30 FPS Images To Amazing Slow-Mo Videos

Nvidia confirmed that it has a new technology that turns regular 30fps videos into slo-mo footage. The system can slow down recordings to 240 or 480 fps.

Apps/Software June 23, 2018

Adobe AI Can Tell If Someone Alters, Manipulates An Image

Adobe’s image editing tool Photoshop is used to alter images, often to the point that it becomes difficult to differentiate between what’s real and what’s not. Thankfully, Adobe is working on an artificial intelligence program that can detect fake images.

Apps/Software June 23, 2018

Facebook Develops AI That Opens Your Eyes When You Blink In Selfies

Facebook engineers developed artificial intelligence with General Adversarial Networks that opens closed eyes in photos. It did not announce when it will be released to the public.

Apps/Software June 19, 2018

This IBM AI Might Defeat Humans In A Debate In The Near Future

IBM debuted a new AI supercomputer that has the ability to debate with humans. The company hosted two debate club-style discussions between two humans and the AI called 'Project Debater' at an event in San Francisco on Monday, June 18.

Computers June 19, 2018

Google AI Can Predict Death For Patients With Amazing Accuracy

Research published by Google showed the potential of artificial intelligence in healthcare. The system created by Google is able to predict whether a patient will die within 24 hours from admission to a hospital at 95 percent accuracy.

Google June 19, 2018

Google DeepMind Becomes More Human-Like: AI Can Render 3D From 2D Image

Google's subsidiary announced that its AI-powered computer has learned to create 3D models based on 2D images. The Google project shows the unanticipated intelligence and ability of AI systems to learn by themselves.

Google June 15, 2018

Google Now Lets You Download AI-Powered Language Translations For Offline Use

Google’s AI-based translations are now available to download for offline use. Google says the feature will work on most Android phones and start with 59 languages initially.

Apps/Software June 13, 2018

MIT Creates World's First Psychopath AI, Fed With Gruesome Reddit Content

MIT researchers fed gruesome Reddit data to a machine learning algorithm and created the 'world's first psychopath AI.' Meet Norman and his disturbing Rorschach inkblot descriptions.

Apps/Software June 8, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Can Identify And Count Animals In The Wild

Artificial intelligence has become a powerful tool to document information about wildlife. Using data from a crowdsourced platform, researchers converted images from motion-sensor cameras into texts and numbers that make up the wildlife census.

Animals June 6, 2018

Why Having Sex With Robots Might Not Be Good For You After All

Much has been claimed about sex robots: some say they are therapeutic, some say they can make sex safer, and some say they can help with sexual deviances. New research shows there’s no backing to these claims.

Public Health June 5, 2018

Google Assistant Learned How To Fire A Gun: Should You Be Scared?

An artist taught Google Assistant how to fire a gun, for his latest piece. The contraption raises questions on the ethics and safety of artificial intelligence, especially on how it interacts with humans.

Google May 31, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Better At Diagnosing Skin Cancer Than Doctors

A group of researchers trained an artificial intelligence to accurately diagnose malignant melanomas and pitted it against actual dermatologists. As it turns out, the machine outperformed the man.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 30, 2018

FDA Approves AI Algorithm To Help Doctors Diagnose Fractures Faster

On Thursday, May 24, the FDA approved an AI-based software to detect wrist fractures. The software called OsteoDetect uses artificial intelligence to help doctors make a diagnosis faster.

Biotech May 28, 2018

Facebook Wants Artificial Intelligence To Filter Live Videos And Take Down Offensive Content

On the heels of reports saying Facebook will begin making its own chips, it appears that part of those plans involve creating machine learning processors for Facebook Live. Such chips will filter offensive video content and promptly take them down.

Internet May 26, 2018

Ubisoft's AI-Powered Chatbot Designed To Help Gamers Rolls Out Worldwide

Ubisoft just released its AI gaming assistant outside Canada. Named Sam, the chatbot can answer questions, respond to commands, and even analyze the players' data to provide content and tips.

Video Games May 25, 2018

Watch Microsoft's AI XiaoIce Hold A Conversation Like A Human (Or Like Google's Duplex)

Microsoft recently demonstrated XiaoIce's capabilities, including being able to carry a full duplex conversation over a phone call. XiaoIce is an AI chatbot that's popular in China, will it come to the US soon?

Apps/Software May 24, 2018

Microsoft Buys Semantic Machines In Hopes Of Strengthening AI, Cortana

Microsoft announced that it would expand its quest to improve artificial intelligence on its products by acquiring Semantic Mechanics. The startup played a role on developing Apple’s digital assistant, Siri.

Microsoft May 21, 2018

Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Thousands Of Cancer Deaths Per Year By 2033: UK PM Pledges Funding

Artificial intelligence may help prevent 22,000 cancer deaths every year starting 2033 through early diagnosis of the disease. UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledged millions of British pounds in government funding to help in the development of the AI technology.

Public Health May 21, 2018

Facebook Reveals That It Eliminated 583 Million Fake Accounts, According To New Report

Facebook released its Community Standards Enforcement Report to showcase what the company did to protect its users. The report stated that it took down 837 million pieces of spam in the first quarter of 2018.

Internet May 15, 2018

Google Assistant Feature That Sounds Human Will Apparently Introduce Itself As AI

Google Duplex, a new Google Assistant feature, shocked the world at I/O 2018 because it sounded human. The AI-powered system has received backlash, pushing Google to clarify that it will introduce itself as a robot when talking to people.

Google May 11, 2018

Google Photos Rolls Out New Features Such As Color Pop But Not Obstruction Removal

New features for Google Photos are beginning to roll out. A popular feature is Color Pop, which turns the background of an image black and white and maintains the color of the subject of the image.

Google May 11, 2018

Artificial Intelligence On Gmail Will Write Emails For You

Artificial intelligence will help you compose messages on Gmail. Called Smart Compose, the feature won’t write the next great American novel, but it might help you type more quickly.

Google May 9, 2018

Google News Is Getting A Major Redesign: AI Features And More Start Rolling Out

Google showcased its new Google News design and features. The highlight is the AI capabilities that provide a more personalized or an in-depth coverage of a story.

Google May 9, 2018

AI Predicts Your Personality Based On Eye Movements

Scientists introduced an artificial intelligence programmed with an algorithm capable of defining personality traits based on eye movements. The researchers said that the new algorithm could be integrated into smartphones, robots, and self-driving cars for more personalized services.

Robotics May 7, 2018

Facebook Used Your Instagram Photos To Train Its Image Recognition AI: Another Privacy Issue?

To enhance its image recognition technology, Facebook has the best source of images in the world: Instagram. Could this be another privacy issue for the company, though?

Apps/Software May 5, 2018

Huawei Reportedly Working On AI Digital Assistant That Can Understand Human Emotions, Not Just Commands

Huawei wants to develop an advanced AI assistant that would be able to understand human emotions and respond accordingly rather than just take and execute basic commands. The assistant should be able to prolong conversations and ease one's loneliness.

Apps/Software April 25, 2018

YouTube Took Down Over 8 Million Videos In 3 Months, And Machines Did Most Of The Work

In the last three months of 2017, YouTube took down 8.3 million videos that were mostly made up of spam or adult content. The video-sharing website attributed the numbers mostly to machines, which have helped flag the objectionable videos.

Google April 24, 2018

Facebook Allegedly Planning To Build Its Own Processors: What This Means For You

Mirroring Apple, Facebook is reportedly going to be developing its own processors for future hardware products. Offerings such as the Oculus Go and its planned smart speakers stand to benefit from in-house chips.

Apps/Software April 19, 2018

This AI Makes 'Flintstones' Animation Based On Text Descriptions Alone

Researchers just made an artificial intelligence system that churns out scenes from 'The Flintstones' based on captions. So far, the technology has good moments and some chaotic ones.

Apps/Software April 17, 2018

How Google Knows Who’s Talking, Even Among A Noisy Crowd

Researchers at Google are using artificial intelligence to determine not only when someone’s talking but also who. The audio separation technology has grand implications for the company’s product but raises questions on privacy.

Google April 13, 2018

FDA Approves First Medical Device To Use Artificial Intelligence For Diabetic Patients

FDA approved a device programmed with artificial intelligence that would precisely identify mild diabetic retinopathy. It's the pioneering AI-based tool that has been allowed for market release.

Medicine April 12, 2018

Elon Musk Warns Of Immortal Digital Dictator Taking Over The World In AI Documentary

Elon Musk believed that super intelligent robots could overpower people in the future. The Tesla CEO warned companies against creating robots with capabilities beyond what humans can do.

Robotics April 11, 2018

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