Monday, May 21, 2018

The future of getting dressed: AI, VR and smart fabrics

Cher Horowitz's closet from the film "Clueless" had a futuristic computer system that helped her put together outfits. Back in 1995, the concept teased...

Google’s Hinton outlines new AI advance that requires less data

Google’s Geoffrey Hinton, an artificial intelligence pioneer, in November outlined an advance in the technology that improves the rate at which computers correctly identify...

Privacy fears over artificial intelligence as crimestopper

Police in the US state of Delaware are poised to deploy "smart" cameras in cruisers to help authorities detect a vehicle carrying a fugitive,...

Authentication with a wave of your hand, a “large fingerprint”

Two former Leap Motion employees think they’ve solved the perennial problem of passwords and identity management. Under the nom de guerre of Redrock Biometrics, the company’s technology is...

Target adding visual search tool from Pinterest to its app and website

Pinterest has announced a partnership with Target to integrate its visual search technology known as Lens into Target’s apps, and later its desktop website....

Security and privacy questions posed by iPhone X’s Face ID

The new top-of-the-range iPhone does away with the home button and its built-in fingerprint reader in favor of a new biometric — called Face ID —...

Pay with your face at this KFC in Hangzhou, China

Forget cash, credit cards or a smartphone -- customers can now settle the bill with their face thanks to new technology unveiled on Friday. Ant...

Deep Learning: Machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time

When Ray Kurzweil met with Google CEO Larry Page last July, he wasn’t looking for a job. A respected inventor who’s become a machine-intelligence...

He competed with AI coders on Kaggle and won a trip to Hawaii

If you're deep into the world of artificial intelligence, you certainly know Kaggle, the Google-owned platform where AI coders compete on projects, often with financial...

Farmers turn to artificial intelligence to grow better crops

Your grocery store's tomatoes may have a new friend aiding their development: artificial intelligence. NatureSweet, which grows tomatoes on six farms in the United States...

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