artificial intelligence Archive

Neil Jacobstein on the Future of AI

Neil indicates the Dota 2 announcement was a problem. 50 people beat the Dota 2 bot after the announcement. AlphaGo beat the top world champion at Go. Libratus beat human pros at Texas holdem poker. AI optimized hardware exist today. …

Artificial Intelligence Eats the World #gusummit2017

Singularity University Global Summit 2017 has an AI panel with Peter Diamandis, Jeremy Howard (founding research Fast.ai) and Vivienne Ming (co-founder manager partner Socos). Vivienne Mings rates AI as a top tool for solving world problems. Jeremy notes that great …

Peter Diamandis – Driver of Accelerating Change #gusummit

Growth of exponential technologies will accelerate furrhter. Synthetic biology robotics 3D printing Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Artificial Reality ===> Unexpected convergence and consequences Mosaic was an interface moment Apple App store was an interface moment Diamandis teachs and track exponential …

Intel acquires Mobileye to pursue self driving cars

Intel announced the completion of Intel’s tender offer for outstanding ordinary shares of Mobileye, a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. The …

Open AI bot beats pro human gamer in competitive eSport

A bot from Open AI defeated professional gamer Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin in a one-on-one exhibition matchup of the video game Dota 2. OpenAI is the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President …

Good and bad periods of economic growth

Productivity slowdowns are not unusual in the United States; its economy has long featured alternating periods of faster and slower productivity growth. Labor productivity growth in the business sector since 1889 fluctuated between periods of more and less rapid growth. …

China pushing for AI, railgun and technological dominance

The South China Morning Post reports that China’s military has set up a new department modeled on DARPA to develop state-of-the-art weapons such as stealth ­aircraft and electromagnetic ­cannons. The Scientific Research Steering Committee was set up early this year, …