Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Udacity launches deep learning nanodegree foundation program

Greater compute power and power efficiency has made deep learning algorithms ubiquitous in our world. Deep learning has found its way into self driving cars, convenience stores and hospitals. Yet the...

Google AI program can now create its own unique cat doodles

Neural networks are now capable of making a unique sketch, thanks to Google Research. The researchers intentionally made the computer forget the original sketch to see what it would generate...

Prisma launches a social feed to see if style can transfer into a platform

Prisma, the app that popularized style transfer to apply art-esque filters to photos and...

MIT’s ‘Nightmare Machine’ uses AI to give your photos a horrifying Halloween makeover

MIT researchers have created a so-called “Nightmare Machine,” which uses cutting-edge deep learning technology to conjure up images designed to scare the bejesus out of us. Here's how it works. The...

Microsoft offers concessions to EU regulators eyeing its $26.2BN LinkedIn bid

Microsoft has offered concessions to EC competition regulators in the hopes of smoothing the way for its planned acquisition of LinkedIn. It announced the $26.2 billion...

Semantic Machines hopes to best Google in the conversational AI game

I believe it was Sartre who wisely said hell is conversational AI. Despite the best intentions of engineers, today’s machine learning really is the savior and handicap of...

Huawei to pre-load Amazon’s Alexa AI on US version of its Mate 9 flagship

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is having a good CES. Not only landing inside additional speaker hardware but finding entirely new incarnations in other connected household items — such as...

Zuck denies Facebook News Feed bubble impacted the election

In the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Techonomy16 to address concerns that Facebook didn’t do enough to stop...

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as...

HTC outs an always listening, dual-screen smartphone with its own AI assistant

Just when you thought HTC might be ready to hang up on its smartphone efforts, the Android underdog is turning up the volume and announcing what...

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GM's Ammann says company moving 'really quickly' on autonomous cars

Laguna Beach, Calif. (Reuters) - After a series of acquisitions, General Motors Co has the building blocks it needs to deploy a large-scale...