artificial intelligence

YouTube's series on AI with Robert Downey Jr. is finally available

If you've ever had a question about artificial intelligence or how it works, YouTube's latest Originals series, The Age of A.I., tries to answer those questions. The new eight-part show, which is
This machine could make cleaning up your LEGOs infinitely easier — Future Blink

This machine could make cleaning up your LEGOs infinitely easier — Future Blink

Created by engineer Daniel West, the Universal LEGO Sorter uses AI to recognize any Lego part and divide it into 18 sections.
NeurIPS 2019 featured robot curling players and coffee makers

NeurIPS 2019 featured robot curling players and coffee makers

NeurIPS 2019, one of the largest AI and machine learning conferences globally, featured novel work in robotics and machine automation.
This Startup Wants to Give Everyone an Artificially Intelligent Version of Themselves

This Startup Wants to Give Everyone an Artificially Intelligent Version of Themselves

An eerily lifelike digital avatar of self-help guru Deepak Chopra holds forth about the "endless possibilities of meta-human" from a video screen. He's an artificially intelligent clone from Silicon
The Pentagon's AI Chief Prepares for Battle

The Pentagon's AI Chief Prepares for Battle

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan doesn't want killer robots—but he does want artificial intelligence to occupy a central role in warfighting.
Uber creates AI to generate data for training other AI models

Uber creates AI to generate data for training other AI models

Uber AI researchers propose a machine learning model architecture that generates synthetic data to train other, separate and distinct models.
Alexa and Siri can’t understand the tone of your voice, but Oto can

Alexa and Siri can’t understand the tone of your voice, but Oto can

Today's speech-recognition systems are able to tell what you're saying, but can't understand subtleties like tone of voice to indicate emotion. A new A.I. startup called Oto wants to change that.

Quips is an AI to help ALS patients speak with their own voice

One of the most devastating outcomes of motor neuron disease (MND), more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease in the US, is that it eventually takes away the ability of those who have it to

Paige raises $45M more to map the pathology of cancer using AI

One of the more notable startups using artificial intelligence to understand and fight cancer has raised $45 million more in funding to continue building out its operations and inch closer to

Human vs. AI: Board Game Champ, Who Surrendered to Google, Beats AI in Surprise Game

Just a month ago, world Go champion Lee Sedol declared that AI was invincible.
DeepMind and Google recreate former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw’s voice using AI

DeepMind and Google recreate former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw’s voice using AI

Google and DeepMind collaborated to recreate the voice of Tim Shaw, a former professional football player who left the NFL following an ALS diagnosis.
Huckleberry raises $18 million to match small businesses with insurance plans using AI

Huckleberry raises $18 million to match small businesses with insurance plans using AI

Huckleberry, a startup that taps AI and machine learning to match small businesses with insurance plans, has raised $18 million in capital.

The ‘Quantum Computing’ Decade Is Coming—Here’s Why You Should Care

Building the quantum computer, it is said, is a race to be won, as important as being the first in space or fielding the first workable atomic weapon.
The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students

The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students

Artificial intelligence is starting to take over repetitive tasks in classrooms, like grading, and is optimizing coursework and revolutionizing the preparation for college entrance exams.
The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students

The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students

Artificial intelligence is starting to take over repetitive tasks in classrooms, like grading, and is optimizing coursework and revolutionizing the preparation for college entrance exams.
Nvidia debuts Drive AGX Orin and open-sources autonomous car AI models

Nvidia debuts Drive AGX Orin and open-sources autonomous car AI models

Nvidia today revealed its latest full-stack autonomous driving platform -- Drive AGX Orin -- and a partnership with Didi Chuxing.
Nvidia’s TensorRT 7 improves the compiler for conversational AI models

Nvidia’s TensorRT 7 improves the compiler for conversational AI models

During a keynote address at its GPU Technology Conference China, Nvidia announced the latest release of its TensorRT platform, TensorRT 7.
Researchers were about to solve AI’s black box problem, then the lawyers got involved

Researchers were about to solve AI’s black box problem, then the lawyers got involved

AI has a “black box” problem. We cram data in one side of a machine learning system and we get results out the other, but we’re often unsure what happens in the middle. Researchers and developers

Applying big data analytics to patient records, OM1 offers insights to hospitals and pharma

OM1, a big-data analytics company for the healthcare industry, has raised $50 million in its latest round of financing to expand its sales and marketing and product development activities as it brings
Google is monitoring animal populations with a giant network of wildlife cameras

Google is monitoring animal populations with a giant network of wildlife cameras

Wildlife Insights uses A.I. and the Google Cloud to allow conservationists to keep tabs on more than 4.5 million animals without disrupting their habitat. The tech scans images from camera traps