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Voicery makes synthesized voices sound more like humans

Voicery makes synthesized voices sound more like humans

Advancements in AI technology have paved the way for breakthroughs in speech recognition, natural language processing and machine translation. A new startup called Voicery now wants to leverage those
This dancing robot really appreciates a good U2 cover

This dancing robot really appreciates a good U2 cover

Fans of U2 will have something in common with this bot. 'ANYmal,' built by researchers at the Robotic Systems Lab of ETH Zurich in Switzerland, can capture sound data from any song and then translate
Little Caesars patents a pizza-making robot

Little Caesars patents a pizza-making robot

Robots can already complete a wide variety of tasks for their human overlords, but they may soon be about to conquer the final frontier: making pizzas. As first reported by ZDNet, Little Caesars has
Lyft to Bring Driverless Car Tech to Broader Auto Industry

Lyft to Bring Driverless Car Tech to Broader Auto Industry

A Lyft driver hub in San Francisco. The ride-hailing service, which has taken an open-arms approach to autonomous vehicle development, added the Canadian parts maker Magna to its long list of
Madison Square Garden has been secretly scanning fans with facial recognition

Madison Square Garden has been secretly scanning fans with facial recognition

If you’ve attended a concert or sporting event at Madison Square Garden recently, it’s possible you’ve been analyzed and recorded by a facial recognition system,…
Stephen Hawking was famous for studying space—but he cared even more about life on Earth

Stephen Hawking was famous for studying space—but he cared even more about life on Earth

Stephen Hawking will be remembered for helping people appreciate the wonders of outer space. His groundbreaking research in merging concepts of quantum mechanics and Einstein’s…

Washington waking up to threats of AI with new task force

Elon Musk has been one of the few Silicon Valley luminaries to place intense attention on the potential dangers of AI, raising a billion dollars with Y Combinator’s Sam Altman to found OpenAI . Musk
SwiftKey gets stickers

SwiftKey gets stickers

Back in 2016, Microsoft bought the popular SwiftKey keyboard for Android and iOS for $250 million. It’s still one of the most popular third-party keyboard on both platforms and today, the company is
This professor created a 'mechanical mirror' out of toys

This professor created a 'mechanical mirror' out of toys

Daniel Rozin is a kinetic sculptor and Associate Art Professor at NYU. For the past 18 years, he has experimented with reflection and using ordinary objects and toys as individual moving pixels in
You can’t play EA’s newest game because you’re not a robot

You can’t play EA’s newest game because you’re not a robot

Electronic Arts (EA) yesterday revealed its latest title: a custom game environment for deep learning networks to learn how to play video games. In the future the “computer” player in games won’t rely

Silicon Valley companies are undermining the impact of artificial intelligence

Ryan Kottenstette Contributor Ryan Kottenstette is CEO and co-founder at Cape Analytics. Leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence to glean information from large data sets is the
Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters

Techonomy@SXSW: When AI Takes Over the Arts

Get a taste of SXSW with this discussion on the relationship between technology and the arts. It gets at the heart of what it means to be human -- and if that is, in fact, uniquely human. Will
AI at SXSW 2018: Of Hives, Ethics, Morals, and the Singularity

AI at SXSW 2018: Of Hives, Ethics, Morals, and the Singularity

AI has captured the attention of people far outside the technology space, and the implications of the technology are far reaching, changing industries, eliminating many human jobs, and changing the
Stephen Hawking Was Right to Worry About Our Impending Doom

Stephen Hawking Was Right to Worry About Our Impending Doom

Physicist Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. In the latter stages of his illustrious career, Hawking devoted a considerable amount of time and effort to issuing warnings of future
Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I.

Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I.

An Air Force cargo jet in 2016 at a base in the Persian Gulf where drones were launched against the Islamic State. With drone technology just one area open to advances in artificial intelligence, a
Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I.

Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I.

An Air Force cargo jet in 2016 at a base in the Persian Gulf where drones were launched against the Islamic State. With drone technology just one area open to advances in artificial intelligence, a
With great tech success, comes even greater responsibility

With great tech success, comes even greater responsibility

As we watch major tech platforms evolve over time, it’s clear that companies like Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon (among others) have created businesses that are having a huge impact on humanity —

Reverie Labs uses new machine learning algorithms to fix drug development bottlenecks

Developing new medicines can take years of research and cost millions of dollars before they are even ready for clinical trials. Several biotech startups are using machine learning to revolutionize

Google Lens arrives on iOS

On the heels of last week’s rollout on Android, Google’s new AI-powered technology, Google Lens, is now arriving on iOS. The feature is available within the Google Photos iOS application, where it can