artificial intelligence

EDF, IBM Warn U.K. of Shortages, Risks After Brexit, Mail Says

EDF, IBM Warn U.K. of Shortages, Risks After Brexit, Mail Says

Electricite de France SA is among companies warning the U.K. government about significant threats to their businesses after Britain leaves the European Union, according to a report in the Mail on
Google AI to calculate NCAA Final Four team performance during live games

Google AI to calculate NCAA Final Four team performance during live games

Google has revealed that it’s going to be putting its data science technology to use during the season’s biggest sporting event: the NCAA Final Four games. The Google Cloud division will be using AI
Google AI to calculate NCAA Final Four team performance during live games

Google AI to calculate NCAA Final Four team performance during live games

Google has revealed that it’s going to be putting its data science technology to use during the season’s biggest sporting event: the NCAA Final Four games. The Google Cloud division will be using AI

Emmanuel Macron Q&A: France's President Discusses Artificial Intelligence Strategy

In an interview with WIRED, French President Emmanuel Macron describes his plans to enhance the country's AI efforts—and differentiate them from those in the US.
These clumsy robots prove AI is far from perfect

These clumsy robots prove AI is far from perfect

When a person screws up we call it human nature. So what does it mean when a machine that’s trying to imitate our intelligence makes a mistake? According to the doomsayers, it means robots could
A Teenager Used AI to Generate Bizarre, Surreal Nude Portraits

A Teenager Used AI to Generate Bizarre, Surreal Nude Portraits

We're honestly not sure if Robbie Barrat's strange creations are NSFW.
Resistance isn’t futile! 6 tips for keeping your job amid the robot takeover

Resistance isn’t futile! 6 tips for keeping your job amid the robot takeover

Whatever you do for a living, chances are that you’ve considered the possibility that you could be replaced by a robot. Here are our tips for how best to survive the A.I. job takeover. The post
Cryptocurrency Conspiracies, Part II

Cryptocurrency Conspiracies, Part II

In the first part of this two-episode series, the guys interviewed tech expert Jonathan Strickland on the mechanics of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. In this episode, Jonathan returns to field some of
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Facial Recognition Technology

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Facial Recognition Technology

The opportunities are intriguing, as long as ethical concerns are managed appropriately.
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Facial Recognition Technology

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Facial Recognition Technology

The opportunities are intriguing, as long as ethical concerns are managed appropriately.
AI Imagines Nude Paintings as Terrifying Pools of Melting Flesh

AI Imagines Nude Paintings as Terrifying Pools of Melting Flesh

When Robbie Barrat trained an AI to study and reproduce classical nude paintings, he expected something at least recognizable. What the AI produced instead was unfamiliar and unsettling, but still
The Story of a Voice: HAL in ‘2001’ Wasn’t Always So Eerily Calm

The Story of a Voice: HAL in ‘2001’ Wasn’t Always So Eerily Calm

HAL 9000, the computer that set the standard for how virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa sound today.
IoT devices could be next customer data frontier

IoT devices could be next customer data frontier

At the Adobe Summit this week in Las Vegas, the company introduced what could be the ultimate customer experience construct, a customer experience system of record that pulls in information, not just
Talking to machines will be an even bigger deal than the iPhone, says Gary Vaynerchuk

Talking to machines will be an even bigger deal than the iPhone, says Gary Vaynerchuk

"Technology is exposing us, not changing us.” Gary Vaynerchuk is on a mission to spread his can-do message through his use of digital media. The entrepreneur, who's CEO and co-founder of the digital
The world of Voice AI according to Gary Vaynerchuk

The world of Voice AI according to Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk and his agency VaynerMedia are already known for dominating and owning social media. But now they're turning their attentions to Voice AI. We caught up with Gary to talk about the
Remi Munos To Head DeepMind’s Paris Facility

Remi Munos To Head DeepMind’s Paris Facility

Google-owned DeepMind is expanding its operations into Paris, France, and is sending senior research scientist and Paris native Remi Munos back home to run the new facility. The new lab will be in
Facebook Starts Fact Checking Photos and Videos in This Country
Facebook Starts Fact Checking Photos and Videos in This Country
Drug enforcement agency turns to A.I. to help sniff out doping athletes

Drug enforcement agency turns to A.I. to help sniff out doping athletes

Doping athletes remains a problem throughout all levels of sports. Hoping to better enforce its rules, the World Anti-Doping Agency is turning to artificial intelligence to keep closer tabs on
Microsoft Reorganizes to Fuel Cloud and A.I. Businesses

Microsoft Reorganizes to Fuel Cloud and A.I. Businesses

In an email to employees on Thursday, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella cited the central role of cloud computing and the advances in artificial intelligence as reasons for a reorganization.