Hot Technologies for 2017: Cloud Security, AI and IoT

Those enterprises and IT departments that believe they are maintaining a more secure environment on-premises than the public cloud provides are a dying breed,...

“Its an AI-first world,” says Google, and here’s the future of search

Star Trek got it right: In the future, we'll use computers by talking to them. Google held an event this week and new hardware got most...

Should “Prevention” Be a Core Principle of AI?

Intraspexion trains a Deep Learning algorithm, a form of artificial intelligence (AI), to learn about certain types of legal threats, and eventually provide in-house...

Brain-inspired device to power artificial systems

New research, led by the University of Southampton, has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems...

Cloning an AI

In the burgeoning field of computer science known as machine learning, engineers often refer to the artificial intelligences they create as “black box” systems: Once...

Quantum computing takes another step closer to reality

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have brought quantum computing a step closer to reality by stopping light in a new experiment. Lead researcher...

Brain Inspired IBM Chip TrueNorth Shows Deep Learning Inference Possible in Embedded Systems

Scientists at IBM Research – Almaden have demonstrated that the TrueNorth brain-inspired computer chip, with its 1 million neurons and 256 million synapses, can...

How Much Longer Will it Take Until a Robot Wins a Pulitzer?

During my commute the other day, I ended up on a dark subway car. The train still had power—the air conditioning was on, the...

Is AI that is smarter than you catastrophic?

Twenty years ago, Stuart Russell co-wrote a book titled Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (AIMA), destined to become the dominant text in its field. Near the...

Inside the Mind of AI Startup Advisor Steve Ardire

In this Cognitive Business interview, we explore the world of AI and cognitive computing, through the eyes of Steve Ardire, a startup advisor who has worked with...