In the News
Google CEO Still Insists AI Revolution Bigger Than Invention of Fire
The artificial intelligence revolution is poised to be more “profound” than the invention of electricity, the internet, and even fire, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai. The progress in artificial intelligence, we are still in very early stages, but I viewed it as the most profound technology that humanity will ever develop and work on.
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Artificial intelligence: governments see huge business potential, but ignore the downsides
Many governments are increasingly approaching artificial intelligence with an almost religious zeal. By 2018 at least 22 countries around the world had launched grand national strategies for making AI part of their business development, while many more had announced ethical frameworks for how it should be allowed to develop.
A security practitioner’s roadmap to artificial intelligence
Manager Physical Systems & Technology at VMWare, has been exploring how AI technologies and digital transformation processes impact the physical security profession for several years. Video Surveillance Jang has demonstrated within his lab and with VMWare as an enterprise security practitioner, how...
What Is Reinforcement Learning?
Examples of Reinforcement Learning Applications Deep neural networks trained with reinforcement learning can encode complex behaviors. Reinforcement Learning Workflow The general workflow for training an agent using reinforcement learning includes the following steps (Figure 4): 1.
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Applied use cases
Why AutoML Is Emerging as a Key Digital Workplace Technology
He explained that training neural network models is an automated process where data is continuously fed as input to the model. He cites the example of speech and language processing, although there have been interesting research developments in this area (see this by researchers from Google), the...
Wealth management industry leads way with AI technologies
Technologies such as robotic process automation (RPA), process mining, conversational AI, and automated decision-making can deliver real outcome improvements. Using RPA robots then communicate to relevant teams and systems, setting up the client or worker correctly.
10 Best Courses for Machine Learning on Coursera You Must Know- 2021
Now, let’s see what will you learn in this Course- Topics Covered- Linear Regression with One Variable Linear Algebra Review Linear Regression with Multiple Variables Octave/Matlab Tutorial Logistic Regression Regularization Neural Networks: Representation Neural Networks: Learning Advice for...
Anthony Bourdain Doc Recreates His Voice Using Artificial Intelligence and 10-Plus Hours of Audio
Neville and his team culled through over a dozen hours of audio from Bourdain’s film, TV, audiobook, radio, and podcast appearances. But there are three instances in “Roadrunner” where Neville needed Bourdain narration that did not exist, so he turned to an artificial intelligence system that could...
A New AI Lexicon: Smart
This essay outlines some of the plans and visions that surround AI in one small, wealthy, Asian nation: Singapore. Specifically, this essay illustrates how the “social good” that motivates AI in Singapore is linked primarily to postcolonial narratives of economic development, social cohesion, and...
At the virtual conference on the regulation of artificial intelligence, ethics and fundamental rights
The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia hosted a virtual event focusing on the effective protection of fundamental rights regarding artificial intelligence in Europe and beyond. The conference was opened by the justice ministers of the trio presidency of the Council of the EU (Slovenian...
Dancing with Robots
I’m now a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering at Stanford University, where I work on models and interfaces that allow robots to learn new tasks from humans, and I work on ways to reduce alienation and increase empowerment for humans when interacting with machines.
What's New in Robotics? 16.07.2021
News briefs for the week take a look at Japan's massive, robot-built dam, Verizon launching a robot division, construction robots tying rebar, CMR's new surgical robot, Zebra fetching Fetch, and picking strawberries with Traptic Japan goes big with construction robots With Japan experiencing a...
What is the best simulation tool for robotics?
When I’m asked to recommend the best simulation tool for robotics I have to find an expert and hope that they are current and across a wide range of simulation tools in order to give me the best advice, which was why I took particular note of the recent review paper from Australia’s CSIRO, “A Review...
Blender Bot 2.0: An open source chatbot that builds long-term memory and searches the internet
Facebook AI Research has built and open-sourced BlenderBot 2.0, the first chatbot that can simultaneously build long-term memory it can continually access, search the internet for timely information, and have sophisticated conversations on nearly any topic.
OpenAI disbands its robotics research team
OpenAI has disbanded its robotics team after years of research into machines that can learn to perform tasks like solving a Rubik’s Cube. Because of the rapid progress in AI and its capabilities, we’ve found that other approaches, such as Reinforcement Learning with Human Feedback, lead to faster...
Climate Change AI Workshop Papers
Power and energy Climate finance Classification, regression, and supervised learning Interpretable ML NeurIPS 2020 Towards Optimal District Heating Temperature Control in China with Deep Reinforcement Learning (Papers Track) Achieving efficiency gains in Chinese district heating networks, thereby...