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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 …

artificial intelligenceNext stages of AI

DARPA that there have been three waves of AI. 1. The first of which was handcrafted knowledge. It’s still hot, it’s still relevant, it’s still important. 2. The second wave, which is now very much in the mainstream for things …

artificial intelligenceLanding.Ai will use AI to transform manufacturing starting with Foxconn

Andrew Ng, who helped start the Google Brain project and previously served as the head of Baidu’s AI efforts, announced Landing.ai, a company aimed at helping businesses in the manufacturing sector transform themselves into AI companies. Ng picked manufacturing because …

alibabaCracking General Intelligence for competitive advantage leveraging hundreds of billions in research over next few years

In 2017,companies globally have completed around $21.3 billion in mergers and acquisitions related to AI, according to PitchBook, a data provider, or around 26 times more than in 2015. Alphabet (Google’s parent), Amazon, Apple, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent …

artificial intelligenceNASA will have big Kepler AI assisted discovery announced on Thursday

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from Google. Machine learning is an …

artificial intelligenceScaling Deep Learning until systems reach human level performance or better

BAIDU results indicate that in many real world contexts, simply scaling your training data set and models is likely to predictably improve the model’s accuracy. This predictable behavior may help practitioners and researchers approach debugging and target better accuracy scaling. …

artificial intelligenceAI AlphaGo Zero started from scratch to become best at Chess, Go and Japanese Chess within hours

The AlphaZero program developed by Google and DeepMind took four hours of playing against itself to create chess knowledge beyond any human or other computer program. It could beat any person and beat the best World Computer Champion Stockfish 28 …

artificial intelligenceUS leads in AI talent and it will still take time for China to catch up

A Tencent Research Institute report indicates that are currently only a supply 300,000 Artificial intelligence professionals when there is a demand for millions. Competition for the top tier of talent is the most intense, as there are fewer than 1,000 …

artificial intelligenceA second roaring Twenties

The Economic Boom of the 1920s was driven by the Assembly line and the mass production of consumer goods such as the Ford Model T Automobile and luxury labor saving devices and access to easy credit on installment plans. Their …

artificial intelligenceHead of Google talks AI, China, Robotics and Quantum computers

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet, answered questions about the future of Artificial Intelligence and quantum computers and robots. Highlights from Schmidt – * The rise of China will be the big news for the rest of our lives… …