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Google will put mini-TPUs into upcoming cellphones

Nextbigfuture talked to an attendee of 2017 Google IO and he reported that Google will be putting mini versions of the second generation TPU (tensor processing unit) into all new google cellphones. The TPU is optimized for artificial intelligence and …

World’s first spintronics-based artificial intelligence

Researchers at Tohoku University have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated the basic operation of spintronics-based artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence, which emulates the information processing function of the brain that can quickly execute complex and complicated tasks such as image …

What is in store for us : Ai and the future

Julia Bossmann, Foresight Institute discusses AI and the future. Discusses the recent conquering of GO with AI. She notes how this success was more than ten years sooner than many expected. Policy is an Alphago neural network trained to make …

Editas will test CRISPR gene editing in humans by 2017

Biotechnology startup Editas Medicine intends to begin tests of a powerful new form of gene-repair in humans within two years. Speaking this week at the EmTech conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Editas CEO Katrine Bosley said the company hopes to start …