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Google Says 'Exponential' Growth of AI is Changing Nature of Compute
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Google Says 'Exponential' Growth of AI is Changing Nature of Compute

Google software engineer Cliff Young explains how the explosion in deep learning algorithms is coinciding with a breakdown in Moore's Law, forcing new computer...

Watching YouTube Videos May Someday Let Robots Copy Humans
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Watching YouTube Videos May Someday Let Robots Copy Humans

Researchers have trained a neural network to reconstruct human acrobatics in YouTube video clips and manipulate a simulated humanoid to ape those movements.

Facebook, NY­ Aim to ­se AI to Speed ­p MRI Scans
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Facebook, NY­ Aim to ­se AI to Speed ­p MRI Scans

Facebook's artificial intelligence laboratory, working with the New York University School of Medicine, generated reliable magnetic resonance imaging scans with...

IBM Watson Health Extends Partnership With ­.S. to Help Vets With Cancer
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IBM Watson Health Extends Partnership With ­.S. to Help Vets With Cancer

IBM Watson Health has extended its collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to help treat veterans with cancer using artificial intelligence. ...

How Do Autonomous Vehicles Learn to Drive? Download This Self-Driving Dataset and See for Yourself
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How Do Autonomous Vehicles Learn to Drive? Download This Self-Driving Dataset and See for Yourself

The University of California, Berkeley has made available a massive dataset used by engineers in the development of driverless auto technologies.

­.k. Humandrive Initiative to Test Self-Driving Cars on Country Roads
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­.k. Humandrive Initiative to Test Self-Driving Cars on Country Roads

The HumanDrive initiative in the U.K. seeks to refine driverless automobile navigation systems for conditions that include country roads and high-speed roundabouts...

Humans, Cover Your Mouths: Lip Reading Bots in the Wild
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Humans, Cover Your Mouths: Lip Reading Bots in the Wild

A new algorithm has outperformed professional human lip readers.

Most People Expect Humans Will Grow to Trust, Even Love, AI
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Most People Expect Humans Will Grow to Trust, Even Love, AI

Most people expect artificial intelligence eventually will earn the trust and even affection of humans.

Back to Self-Driving School: The Simulator Teaching Vehicle Ais Road Sense
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Back to Self-Driving School: The Simulator Teaching Vehicle Ais Road Sense

Researchers have developed a simulator employing convolutional neural networks and deep learning to enhance how vehicle artificial intelligence systems manage environmental...

Google Translate: 'this Landmark ­pdate Is Our Biggest Single Leap in 10 Years'
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Google Translate: 'this Landmark ­pdate Is Our Biggest Single Leap in 10 Years'

Google says it is has vastly improved the accuracy of Google Translate through its new Neural Machine Translation system, which utilizes neural networks to train...

Rise of the Robo-Journalists? Google Teaches an AI the Art of Writing a Good Headline
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Rise of the Robo-Journalists? Google Teaches an AI the Art of Writing a Good Headline

The Google Brain Team says it has made strides in teaching computers to summarize text, and has developed an algorithm that can write "very good" headlines.

How Google Deepmind's Ant Soccer Skills Can Help Improve Your Search Results
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How Google Deepmind's Ant Soccer Skills Can Help Improve Your Search Results

Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence is learning to navigate thee-dimensional environments and games, including a soccer game played as a virtual ant.

Ai, Md: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Way Illness Is Diagnosed and Treated
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Ai, Md: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Way Illness Is Diagnosed and Treated

Frost & Sullivan's Venkat Rajan observes the concept of artificial intelligence in healthcare has entered reached "early-stage commercialization, adoption, and...

The Next Frontier For Artificial Intelligence? Learning Human's Common Sense
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The Next Frontier For Artificial Intelligence? Learning Human's Common Sense

Ramon Lopez de Mantaras is dubious human-like artificial intelligence is only a decade or two away. 

Cracking the 1,000-Core Processor Power Challenge
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Cracking the 1,000-Core Processor Power Challenge

Researchers are working on solutions to growing power consumption, as mainstream processors are expected to contain hundreds of cores in the near future. 

Korean Robot Maid Upgraded to do Laundry, Use Microwave
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Korean Robot Maid Upgraded to do Laundry, Use Microwave

The prospect of a future that includes robot maids took an incremental step forward to reality. Korean scientists have created a domestic robot that cleans, dumps...
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