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artificial intelligenceForesight discussion on Artificial General Intelligence and Corporations

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

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

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

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 …

automationBain forecasts 10-15 year automation driven economic boom but many impacts from wages losses and job losses

Bain Consulting forecasts that the coming phase of automation could eventually eliminate up to 50% of all current jobs. The job activity analysis only suggests the potential of technology to replace humans with hardware and software. It does not take …

artificial intelligenceChina testing unmanned AI on old battle tanks

China is testing unmanned tanks that use artificial intelligence-based systems. An oldType-59 tank was fitted with new remote control technology and seemingly being driven by a soldier sitting at a nearby control deck. The Chinese military is trying network the …

artificial intelligenceGoogle AutoML makes adding AI as simple as drag and drop

The goal of Google Cloud was to lower the barrier of entry and make AI available to the largest possible community of developers, researchers and businesses. Google is introducing Cloud AutoML to make AI accessible to every business. Cloud AutoML …

artificial intelligenceYou can learn to play better chess from AlphaZero

Youtube chess masters are impressed with AlphaZero. Alphazero does not just have the super-defensive play of regular computer program software. Alphazero has taken positions and openings that have been played many times but found new ways to gain new advantages. …

artificial intelligenceChessmasters praise AlphaZero AI games and says it has an aggressive playing style

Chess players have analyzed the games that AlphaZero played against the Stockfish program and found many innovative moves and tactics. Chessbase has an analysis that discusses the quality of its games and its playing style. AlphaZero uses Monte Carlo tree …

artificial intelligenceState of Artificial Intelligence in 2017

A Stanford-led group of leading AI thinkers called the AI100 has launched an index that will provide a comprehensive baseline on the state of artificial intelligence and measure technological progress in the same way the gross domestic product and the …