Thursday, August 24, 2017

Apple developing AI chips to make iPhone smarter with neural engine

Apple is reportedly developing proprietary chips equipped with artificial intelligence, potentially called the "Apple Neural Engine." If reports prove true, then this chip will be iOS's most significant AI upgrade since the voice assistant...

Machine Learning Will Reshape Diagnostic Medicine

Diagnosing disease is one of the more labor-intensive aspects of the healthcare system. It also happens to be one that is particularly well-suited to being performed by machine learning algorithms. While work in this...

Making AI Sense of Road Signs

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot is the AI Insider for AI Trends and contributes regularly. Road signs. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. A few years ago, I was tricked (I claim) by...

AI rivals dermatologists at spotting early signs of skin cancer

Deep learning is taking on dermatology. An algorithm trained in image recognition has matched dermatologists in its ability to identify certain types of skin cancer based on photographs of skin lesions. “I’m certain this is...

Tomorrow’s Criminal Justice: relying more on big data crunching

Despite advances in forensic techniques, criminal investigations still rely on age-old tools such as eyewitness testimony, which can be biased and unreliable. But what if we could take advantage of other human abilities, such...

For teaching voice recognition, Microsoft opens Ms Marco dataset

Microsoft is trying to help create machines that can have conversations by releasing a new set of data for free. The data, called the Microsoft Machine Reading Comprehension dataset (MS MARCO) is a bundle of...

Room-service robots — in the forefront of specific function work bots

At a popular hotel nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, two long-separated technologies came together not long ago — all in the name of toothpaste. A small robot, outfitted with 3D cameras, was loaded...

Building a business avatar that can capture your personality: Loom.ai

Virtual reality is often a technology that can lead to some deep existential questions related to who we are and what makes us human. These questions are especially poignant as startups grapple with how...

6 business upheavals from artificial intelligence

Over the past few decades, artificial intelligence, or AI, has morphed from science fiction into an integral part of 21st century life. And what we’ve seen so far is just the beginning. Experts expect...

Fei Fei Li Talks about the Challenge of AI and Computer Vision

Right after the Startup of the Year competition finished, Fei Fei Li, the director of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford University, took the stage at Innovate! and Celebrate to welcome entrepreneurs, founders, and attendees...

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