Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Unanimous.A.I. on the Kentucky Derby – Not perfect, but swarm was smarter

Last year, Unanimous A.I. made headlines at last year’s Kentucky Derby by using AI to defy 542-1 odds and accurately predict the superfecta - first four horses in correct order - thus allowing a...

Several Google engineers have left secretive AI project to form start-up

Google has slowly been pulling back the curtain on homegrown silicon that could define the future of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Some key creators of that project — the Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU...

Is Artificial Intelligence the Next Dot-Com Bubble?

If you’ve played Texas Hold’em, then you know how tough it is to be a good poker player. Lots of venture capitalists like to play poker, so it wasn’t surprising to see one who...

Startup CheckRecipient using ML to clean email adresses, raises $2.7M

The discourse around email security is often framed as the bad folk trying to get in, rather than something as simple as human error. And yet, a plethora of high-profile cases in recent years...

Pluto AI raises $2.1M to bring intelligence to water treatment

Written by the PlutoAI team on their company blog On World Water Day, I'm excited to announce that we have raised $2.1M in funding from some of the top Silicon Valley VC firms including Refactor...

Rigetti Computing Raises $64 Million

Rigetti Computing, a leading quantum computing start-up, announced it has raised $64 million in Series A and B funding. The Series A round of $24 million was led by Andreessen Horowitz. Vijay Pande, general partner...

Boston AI startup DataRobot tops $110M in funding after a $54M raise

Boston-based artificial intelligence company DataRobot announced Thursday it has raised a $54 million Series C round of funding, bringing its total investment to $111 million. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates is leading its third...

Elon Musk’s newest company Neuralink wants to boost the brain to keep up with...

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has a new company — yes, another one — focused on developing the capabilities of the brain through technological augmentation. Neuralink, the new venture, officially broke cover thanks to a Wall...

25 interesting European AI start-ups to watch in 2017

There are literally hundreds of promising companies pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence and machine learning in Europe. We’ve included a number of Israel-based start-ups because they too fall into the sphere of influence of...

How Machine Learning Became My Life’s Work

What was your path toward learning ML? What books did you enjoy most while learning ML? What were the blind alleys? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are...

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