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artificial intelligenceSelf-driving taxis will take half of US driving by 2024

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Google’s self-driving car program, Waymo, is allowing cameras inside their autonomous minivans in Arizona as Google prepares to launch the nation’s first self-driving taxi service. Analysts predict self-driving revenue will hit $2.3 trillion by 2030 with Waymo capturing 60 percent …

artificial intelligenceAI Common Sense Reasoning

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Today’s machine learning systems are more advanced than ever, capable of automating increasingly complex tasks and serving as a critical tool for human operators. Despite recent advances, however, a critical component of Artificial Intelligence (AI) remains just out of reach …

artificial intelligenceChina plan to win AI with lots of money, data and easy regulations

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China wants to integrate four areas for stronger AI. China will use abundant data, hungry entrepreneurs, many AI scientists, and AI-friendly policy. 29 U.S. states have enacted their own laws regulating autonomous vehicles. And governors in 10 states have issued …

artificial intelligencePossible game changer in detection of submarines

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China will try to use lasers, microwave radar and a lot of computation to detect submarines down to 500-meter depth. Experiments carried out by the United States and former Soviet Union achieved maximum detection depths of less than 100 meters, …

artificial intelligenceChina applying implementation strengths in Global AI competition

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Kai-Fu Lee heads up a $2 billion AI and technology-focused venture fund (Sinovation) and used to lead Microsoft Research in Asia and Google China. He has written a book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order. He …

artificial intelligenceChina will accelerate robotics, AI and ecommerce to match US

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China will make more investments and accelerate reforms of agencies and systems to boost its $3.8 trillion digital economy. The digital economy included the internet of things, big data, clouding computing and AI. The National Development and Reform Commission has …

artificial intelligenceAI assisted forecasting of earthquake aftershock locations

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Harvard and Google collaborated to apply deep learning to explain where earthquake aftershocks might occur. They started with visual representation of the 1992 magnitude 7.3 southern California Landers earthquake where the multi-colored portion represents the initial quake and the red …

artificial intelligencePlans that require an exaFLOP AI supercomputer first are broken nuclear fusion plans

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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University will use the exaFLOP Aurora supercomputer starting in 2021 to help solve the problems and complexities associated with the ITER tokomak project. Regular Nextbigfuture …

artificial intelligenceAlgorithms provide more performance gain than hardware in many cases

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There are various examples where algorithm improvements provided more performance gain than hardware improvement. * a linear programming problem that would take 82 years to solve in 1988 could be solved in one minute in 2003. Hardware accounted for 1,000 …

artificial intelligencePre-building capability for a AI system

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The concept of innateness is rarely discussed in the context of artificial intelligence. When it is discussed, or hinted at, it is often the context of trying to reduce the amount of innate machinery in a given system. Gary Marcus …