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
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
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
Scientists invented a robot that is "self-aware," which means, it can learn what it is — from scratch. In just about a day of in-depth computing, or a brief "babbling" period, the robot initiated "self-simulation."
Robotics February 2, 2019
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
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
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
Artificial intelligence startup Vicarious just published details about an algorithm model that can crack CAPTCHAs. The company has grander ambitions than making robots capable of tricking websites they’re human, though.
Apps/Software October 27, 2017
Google has trained algorithms using the deep-learning approach GoogLeNet to match or exceed a pathologist’s performance in breast cancer diagnosis. Learn the potential of the technology in speedier, more accurate cancer detection.
Medicine March 6, 2017
Salesforce has successfully embedded an AI technology called Einstein in its software. Salesforce Einstein uses deep learning to analyze data, spot trends and alert salespeople on which leads are promising or which customers will buy.
Apps/Software September 19, 2016
Startup Drive.ai is looking to teach self-driving cars how to deal with on-road situations and communicate with humans using deep learning. According to co-founder Sameep Tandon, deep learning is the best enabling technology for driverless vehicles.
Car Tech August 31, 2016
Prisma app users on iOS just got a gift from the company. The photography modification app can now run half of its filters offline and is rumored to bring video support soon enough.
Apps/Software August 24, 2016
An iOS app named Prisma transforms photos into paintings that look like they were done by famous artists. The app does not simply apply filters though, as it uses a deep learning method known as convolutional neural networks.
Apps/Software June 24, 2016
Qualcomm Inc. is poised to release a new SDK called the Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine. It will bring deep learning capabilities to smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 820 processor.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 4, 2016
Movidius has unveiled the Fathom Neural Compute Stick claimed to be the first acceleration module for deep learning in the world. The device will provide cameras, drones and robots with the ability to run computer vision applications such as image recognition.
Computers April 30, 2016
Nvidia unveils the DGX-1, a cluster of eight Tesla P100 units that sport 16 GB worth of memory per card. It's designed to meet the computing needs of virtual reality and artificial intelligence researchers.
Computers April 7, 2016
Salesforce has joined hands with the artificial intelligence startup, MetaMind. With this wise move, Salesforce has managed to integrate deep learning with its data science capabilities, beating other leading companies in their pursuit of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Business April 6, 2016
Last week, Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo dominated its match with South Korean world Go champion Lee Sedol. Geoffrey Hinton, called the godfather of deep learning, explained the win's importance and why we should not fear artificial intelligence.
Computers March 21, 2016
MIT researchers found that neural networks could be used on specially designed chips to quicken data transfers. The Eyeriss chip is important because its technology could lead to a significant leap ahead in mobile device performance.
Computers February 5, 2016
Microsoft has relocated its repository of Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) deep-learning software from CodePlex to GitHub, making it accessible to many other developers. According to the team, it wants to let other researchers have the same resources it has.
Apps/Software January 26, 2016
The company's newest in-vehicle supercomputer claims to be capable of 24 trillion deep-learning operations per second, packing the processing punch for deep learning equivalent to that of 150 MacBook Pros.
Automotive Tech January 8, 2016
Apple has purchased a company called Emotient, which has built a technology that uses artificial intelligence to detect user emotions.
Business January 7, 2016
Facebook now brushes shoulders with Google in the front lines of the artificial intelligence field with its release of an Open Rack-compatible hardware for large-scale computing called Big Sur. Facebook is contributing its design to the Open Compute Foundation.
Computers December 11, 2015
Nvidia has announced the release of the Tesla M40 and M4 GPU accelerators as part of its hyperscale accelerator line. The line of offerings is accompanied by GPU libraries called the Hyperscale Suite.
Computers November 10, 2015
Google open-sourced its machine-learning system TensorFlow to outside developers in order to make advancements to artificial intelligence.
Apps/Software November 9, 2015
Facebook announced that it's working on an AI development program that relies on deep learning and visual pattern recognition. One of its uses? Creating a bot 'Go' player so advanced that it can beat a human at the ancient game.
Internet November 4, 2015
IBM has created a computer chip that is as powerful as a rodent's brain. The system, called TrueNorth, is being used for deep-learning in artificial intelligence and is cheaper and smaller, yet as powerful as other deep-learning machines.
Internet August 18, 2015
For the first time in history, a deep learning machine has been able to beat a human in an IQ test when it comes to verbal reasoning, something that machines have traditionally not been very good at.
FUTURE TECH June 13, 2015
BRETT is a robot with the ability to learn from its mistakes. This turns out to be one of the great skills of humans.
May 26, 2015
IBM acquires startup company AlchemyAPI to boost the IQ of the Watson ‘cognitive’ computing system with AlchemyAPI’s deep learning technology. The move will create a wider range of available cognitive computing APIs to customers of IBM.
Deals March 5, 2015
Facebook is serious about being a main player in artificial intelligence research and development, sharing deep learning tools for use by developers and companies.
January 17, 2015
Researchers have developed a way for robots to learn how to use tools by watching videos. The method is used to train a robot how to cook.
FUTURE TECH January 3, 2015
After receiving $8 million in funding, MetaMind starts sharing its deep-learning platform with organizations of all sizes. The platform is free to use, but MetaMind will charge a consultation fee to organizations that want to learn how to use it effectively.
Internet December 5, 2014
Netflix wants you to refuse from taking recommendations from your friends, and rely on its new artificial intelligence.
Internet February 13, 2014
Facebook has taken on board NYU professor Yann LeCun to head the company's new lab created to research on artificial intelligence.
Business December 10, 2013