It'll get us all in the end. It's just a matter of time. No, I'm not talking about death, I'm talking about artificial intelligence. One day, there'll be machines that walk like you and talk like you. You, then, will verge on the superfluous, just a prototype for a fine series of machines.
Moxi, a robot from Diligent Robotics endowed with social intelligence made its debut today in pilot programs at hospitals in Texas. Moxi is a robot with a face, head, and arm that gets around on four wheels. The robot can use its hand to do things like grab and store medical supplies then deliver them to ...
Updated September 19, 2018 10:13:17 China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, "social credit" will bring privileges - for others, punishment. Dandan Fan is very much the modern Chinese woman. A marketing professional, she's diligent and prosperous - in many ways she's a model Chinese citizen.
Today's artificial intelligence systems, including the artificial neural networks broadly inspired by the neurons and connections of the nervous system, perform wonderfully at tasks with known constraints. They also tend to require a lot of computational power and vast quantities of training data.
I've been giving a robot belly rubs. I've scolded it for being a bad, bad boy. I've grinned when it greets me at the door. What's this feeling? Oh, yes, puppy love. And I felt it for Aibo, a new "autonomous companion" dog made by Sony. Does that make me a sad sack?
Robots will create double the amount of jobs that they will destroy, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), but there will be significant shifts in the structure of America's workforce that could impact everyone. A new WEF report, The Future of Jobs 2018, predicts that 75 million jobs will be displaced by artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and automation.
What does the advancement of AI mean for the future of the arts, music, and fashion? Will robots come for our creative industries? Could a machine ever dream like a human can? This week on Dazed, with our new campaign AGE OF AI, we're aiming to find out.
In 2018 the California-based company FireEye tipped Facebook and Google off to a network of fake social media accounts from Iran that was conducting campaigns to influence people in the United States. In response, Google and Facebook, using backend data to determine that a branch of the Iranian government was responsible, removed dozens of YouTube channels, a score of Google+ accounts and a handful of blogs.
"While the hyped potential of AI generates endless headlines, technologies such as RPA are quietly being rolled out in many of the most productive companies around the world - humans and bots are already working alongside each other across the globe and in every sector," informed Dr Chris Brauer, Director of Innovation in the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) at Goldsmiths, University of London.
On the hardware side, the next frontier for deep learning innovation will be in getting the performance, efficiency, and accuracy needed for inference at scale. But the newest battleground in software will be further optimization of neural networks-everything from quantization to pruning and beyond.
After literal years of breathless hype, 5G is finally set to arrive. Verizon is rolling out the first sorta-5G network in a handful of neighborhoods starting October 1st, and AT&T will be following closely behind.
In the world's most famous thought experiment, physicist Erwin Schrödinger described how a cat in a box could be in an uncertain predicament. The peculiar rules of quantum theory meant that it could be both dead and alive, until the box was opened and the cat's state measured.
Millions of futures are being built on GitHub every day by individuals like you. Through the power of open thinking, an open internet, and open source, now is a moment of unrivaled potential. Gone are the days of waiting for someone else to find the way.
Hyundai is setting a future of augmented reality (AR) navigation for its vehicles with its investment in a specialist start-up. It has plumped for the Swiss deep-tech provider WayRay in a bid to steal a march on the implementation of holographic AR navigation systems for its future products with a c...
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