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artificial intelligenceGoogle AI staff balk at helping US military keep AI lead over China

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Defense One Technology Editor Patrick Tucker has reported on August 2017 meetings between US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Google founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai. Over a half day of meetings, Google leaders described the company’s multi-year transition …

artificial intelligenceThe US used to advance so fast that countries could only copy what the US did 20 years before

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Michael Wessel, chairman of the congressional U.S.-China Economic Security Review Commission, testified that 350,000 chinese students in the USA are “systematically stealing US technology”. Wessel said 20 percent of those working on advanced artificial intelligence at the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence …

artificial intelligenceCortex adds AI algorithms to smart contracts today and is working towards Artificial General Intelligence

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Cortex’s main mission is to provide the state-of-the-art machine-learning models on the blockchain in which users can infer using smart contracts on the Cortex blockchain. One of Cortex’s goals also includes implementing a machine-learning platform that allows users to post …

artificial intelligence$4.5 billion valuation for China’s AI company SenseTime

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SenseTime (the “Company”), China’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, has successfully raised US$600 million in its Series C round of funding. This gives the company a $4.5 billion valuation. Alibaba Group is taking the lead role for this round of …

artificial intelligenceNeed for billions of ethical cases and examples for Safe Artificial Intelligence simulation and training

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Ray Kurzweil has spoken about how current Deep Learning systems needs billions of examples to get trained to human level of capabilities or beyond. The Deep learning system AlphaGop Zero taught itself to play the game of Go better than …

artificial intelligenceForesight discussion on Artificial General Intelligence and Corporations

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The Foresight Institute is currently having its mini-conference on Artificial General Intelligence and Corporations. Peter Scheyer has a paper written with a grant given by Paul Christiano on the legal aspects of AGI as corporations. This is the central aspect …

artificial intelligenceXilinx adaptive and intelligent computing will give 20 times better performance for deep learning

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Xilinx the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, today announced a new breakthrough product category called adaptive compute acceleration platform (ACAP) that goes far beyond the capabilities of an FPGA. An ACAP is a highly integrated multi-core heterogeneous compute platform …

artificial intelligenceTaxing AI job displacement will not be easy

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An editorial in the South China Morning Post by a think tank researcher and CEO of a marketing firm has supported the idea of taxing robots and businesses to offset AI driven job losses. Scott Cheng is a public affairs …

artificial intelligenceBCG predicts 23% of finance jobs could be lost to AI by 2027

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A study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that 23 percent of the total 9.93 million jobs in China’s banking, insurance and securities sectors will be affected by AI by 2027, with entry-level staff engaged in repetitious daily operations bearing …

artificial intelligenceFrance tries to shift policy to get competitive with Artificial Intelligence and Innovation

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France has released a 152 page report “For a Meaningful Artificial Intelligence” written by Cédric Villani. Villani is a famous French mathematician and member of parliament. He led a study on how to develop the country’s AI economy. * economic …