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AI Masters Rubik’s Cube, Solves It In Just A Second

A recent study from the University of California, Irvine, shows a self-taught artificial intelligence system solving the Rubik's Cube in just over a second. The DeepCubeA relies on machine learning, neural networks, and reinforcement learning approach.

Apps/Software July 17, 2019

First Ever AI Simulation Of The Universe Is So Smart That Even Scientists Are Baffled

How does the universe work? It appears that a new AI could help find the answer as it was able to work well beyond the parameters set by its developers.

Space June 26, 2019

New Patent Reveals Amazon’s Plans To Drop The Alexa Wake Word

A new patent reveals Amazon’s potential plans to allow people to make Alexa commands without using a wake word. This feature, if implemented, would raise a lot of privacy concerns.

Apps/Software May 24, 2019

Think Google Duplex Is So Amazing? That’s Because Humans Are Actually Behind Some Calls

Google confirms 25 percent of Duplex calls are initiated by actual humans from a call center. But eventually, Google wants to remove humans out of equation.

Google May 23, 2019

Google AI Predicts Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists

A team of researchers at Google is planning to use deep learning to look for signs of lung cancer in people. So far, the AI has detected malignancies in CT scans of patients, with an accuracy of 94.4 percent.

Public Health May 21, 2019

Silicon Valley Robot Farm Begins Selling Its First Produce

A robot farm started selling leafy greens in a local store in California. The company that uses fully autonomous robots with human oversight said it reinvented farming to grow the most delicious and consistent vegetable produce.

Robotics May 6, 2019

Monkey Brains Experience Pleasure After Looking At AI Generated Images

Scientists tried to figure out what stimulates every neuron in the brain’s visual cortex by hooking up monkeys with a computer capable of deep learning. The result: bizarre and abstract AI-generated images.

Animals May 4, 2019

PTSD May Be Diagnosed Using AI That Analyzes Voice

What people say and how they say it reveal a lot about their minds. With this, scientists discover a way to detect PTSD using vocal cues and an AI tool.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2019

Are We Close To Resurrecting The Dead? Scientists Revive Brain Cell Activities In Dead Pigs

A Yale University study successfully restores some functions to the brain of a dead pig. Could the resurrection of dead humans be next for researchers?

Feature | Science April 19, 2019

Google's DeepMind Failed A High School Level Math Test: What Does This Mean?

Computer scientists pitted DeepMind against a 16-year-old's math exam. Google's cutting-edge AI had a hard time making calculations in subjects such as algebra, arithmetic, measurement, and calculus.

Apps/Software April 10, 2019

Godfathers Of AI Win This Year's Turing Award And $1 Million

Computer scientists Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun, and Yoshua Bengio have been awarded the 2018 Turing Award by the Association for Computing Machinery. All three men have contributed much in the advancement of AI systems.

Apps/Software March 29, 2019

2 New Super-Earths Discovered Using Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

A new technique in deep learning and artificial intelligence helped astronomers discover two new exoplanets. Traditional planet-hunting methods typically miss potential planets due to data noise, according to a new study

Space March 27, 2019

Nvidia's Jetson Nano Is A DIY AI Computer That Only Costs $99

At the 2019 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia unveiled the new Jetson Nano. It's the new AI computer geared toward 'developers, makers, and enthusiasts' that's priced at just $99.

Computers March 18, 2019

Facebook Says Revenge Porn Is No Match For Its New AI

Facebook will leverage new AI technology to combat the spread of revenge porn across its platforms. Unlike its previous method that required victims to submit photos, this one will detect sensitive content automatically.

Internet March 16, 2019

Meet Q, The First Genderless Voice: Here's How It Sounds

Danish companies Virtue Nordic and Copenhagen Pride have developed a new program that produces a genderless voice. The technology makes it possible for digital voice assistants such as Alexa and Cortana to sound gender-neutral.

Apps/Software March 14, 2019

Google Launches Bolo Reading Tutor App For Kids In India

A language-learning app from Google is now available in India. Bolo, a reading tutor, helps school-age kids to read in Hindi and English and can be used even when offline.

Google March 8, 2019

AI Grammar Checker In Google Docs Starts Rolling Out To G Suite Users

A more intelligent grammar checker is coming to Google Docs. Previously exclusive to early beta users, the new feature is powered by Google’s machine translation technology, which helps catch trickier grammar lapses.

Google February 27, 2019

MIT Engineers Develop A Robot That Can Play Jenga

A new robot from MIT uses machine learning algorithms to play Jenga. The robot analyzes its next moves through tactile and visual stimulation.

Robotics February 1, 2019

Researchers Develop AI-Enabled Technology That Can Translate Thoughts Into Speech

Columbia University researchers developed a system that can translate thoughts into recognizable speech. It could eventually help people who have lost the ability to speak. How does the AI-enabled technology work?

Feature | Tech January 31, 2019

Unity Made A Game Not For Humans But For AI Players

Unity has a video game made for artificial intelligence called 'Obstacle Tower.' It's also holding a contest dubbed 'Obstacle Tower Challenge,' giving researchers the opportunity to not only test out the capabilities of their AI but also win prizes.

Apps/Software January 28, 2019

AI Could Be Diagnosing Rare Illnesses From Facial Recognition In The Near Future

Using the Deepgestalt computer program, researchers have trained AI to recognize facial features, paving the way for early and cheap diagnoses. This revolutionary technology was developed by Yaron Gurovich and his team at FDNA, a biotechnology firm in Boston.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2019

Intel Wants To Build Laptops Of The Future: Introducing Project Athena

Intel thinks the 5G and artificial intelligence are crucial to the next generation of laptops. With Project Athena, it’s asking all sorts of PC manufacturers to bring that future closer.

Computers January 8, 2019

AI Can Predict Which People Will Age Better Than Others

Scientists used machine learning to find signs that can predict whether a person will remain strong and healthy up to old age. They found biosignatures that can be used to someday develop treatments for diseases associated with age.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 21, 2018

Simulated CAPTCHA Solver Proves This Web Security Feature Will Soon Be Unreliable

A simulated CAPTCHA attack conducted by computer engineers from China and UK showed that websites are vulnerable and need multi-layer security. Researchers reported that website owners should consider discarding CAPTCHAs for future use.

Security December 8, 2018

Google And MIT Researchers Unveil AI Concept That Could Create 3D Models With Realistic Textures And Lighting

An artificial intelligence system by Google and MIT was able to generate images that can pass off as photographs. The AI has created 3-dimensional objects complete with lighting and texture, making them look realistic.

Robotics December 5, 2018

Skype Video Calls Get Live Captions And Subtitles Thanks To Artificial Intelligence

Skype is rolling out live captions and subtitling during video calls to help users who are deaf or hard of hearing. Translation support is coming soon as well.

Apps/Software December 4, 2018

Instagram Now Identifies Objects And Describes Them For Visually Impaired Users

Visually impaired users will now have a better Instagram experience. The app now incorporates object recognition technology to automatically describe what’s in a photo, and users can also input their custom descriptions to provide more details.

Apps/Software November 28, 2018

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

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