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DeepMind’s AI Beats Professional StarCraft II Players
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Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Google’s DeepMind lab wanted to test its artificial intelligence to see how it stacks up against professional gamers. The ultimate goal was to make its AI algorithms sharper in making decisions. The “learning” processes ended with DeepMind’s AI beating the professional Starcraft II players in almost all the matches they played. AI has already proven
Consumer Satisfaction With Recommendations of AI-Driven Apps
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Millions of Americans make decisions guided by artificial intelligence (AI) every day, and many don’t even realize it. From GPS routes to get from point A to point B, suggested television shows and movies on Netflix, all the way to prioritized profiles on dating apps, consumers are regularly shown recommendations prompted by AI-driven apps. But are people satisfied with those
New AppZen Report Reveals Insight the State of AI in Business Spend
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AppZen, the world’s leading solution for automated expense and invoice audits using artificial intelligence (AI), has released its January 2019 “The State of AI in Business Spend” report, which uncovers trends and insights on enterprise business spend. The report details are based on expense reports from nearly one thousand enterprises across a variety of industries. Among the findings: [REITs] Q3
Is Modern AI Good Or Evil? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Modern AI is intelligent. It can check you out at the grocery store, it can drive you to work, and even cook you dinner when you get home. In theory, AI is the perfect tool to eliminate human biases and failings, but as the saying goes: you get what you give. The trajectory of AI and automation is completely up
AI: Reducing Clutter, Waste and Subjectivity in the Digital Advertising Ecosystem
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The proliferation of new technologies has created substantial opportunity to understand and serve customers with a level of unmatched personalization. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one such technology with the ability to transform marketing, giving brands and retailers the opportunity to connect with customers directly. This personalization through AI—individually tailoring messages and engaging directly with the customer in a scalable manner—means
Doctors Could Use AI for Future MRI Scans
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jarmoluk / Pixabay Scientists are looking into ways to make MRI scans as safe as possible, and artificial intelligence (AI) may hold the key. Researchers now suggest it may be possible to use AI for future MRI scans to reduce the amount of contrast dye needed for the test. What is gadolinium? Gadolinium, a contrast dye often used to enhance
Apple Secretly Buys Silks Labs to Bolster AI Capabilities
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Image Source: SilkLabs.com (screenshot) Apple is trying to pack as much AI capabilities into its smartphones, tablets, and smart home devices as possible. The tech giant has secretly acquired Silk Labs, an AI startup that specializes in making AI software lightweight enough to work on consumer hardware such as smartphones, smart home devices, and cameras. According to The Information, the deal
The Last Bastion of Human Trading Is Giving up to the Algorithmic Overlords
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One of the last human points of resistance to the algorithmic take-over of professional trading can be found in the fixed-income trading desk. The deft relationship business is known for having participants with Ivy League pedigrees and a lacrosse playing background, a data point that a machine learning algorithm recently used when making hiring recommendations. Image source: Pixabay With an
AI Anchor Will Now Broadcast News In English And Chinese For Xinhua
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Image Source: New China TV / YouTube video (screenshot) If you live in China or closely follow Chinese news, don’t be surprised (or shocked) if you see an AI anchor presenting the news. China’s state-run news agency Xinhua has introduced new AI news anchors at the ongoing fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen. The so-called “composite anchors” combine artificial intelligence
Stephen Hawking Warns About Artificial Intelligence in His Final Book
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"There is no God," Stephen Hawking writes in his final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, which was posthumously published on Tuesday. "No one directs the universe." This assertion that we're on our own - made by the the famed scientist who did more to further our understanding of black holes than anyone before or since - could be