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...

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...

Not OK, Google

 At its hardware launch event in San Francisco yesterday, Alphabet showed the sweeping breadth of its ambition to own consumers’ personal data, as computing continues to accelerate away from static...

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...

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...

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...

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...

This RNI Colibri film app was designed to edit images like actual film

A new app is aiming to recreate the color quality that often inspires photographers to shoot with film. RNI Colibri is a photo editor designed to mimic the colors of...

Apple HomePod speaker favors sound over Siri

Apparently Apple knows Siri kinda sucks, because it was the last thing mentioned...

Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions in letter to US regulators

Apple has publicly revealed its ambitions to play in the emerging market of self-driving vehicles with a policy recommendation letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Wall Street...