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Do you want to live forever? 6 ways tech could extend your life

Do you want to live forever? 6 ways tech could extend your life

Who says that death has to remain a reality? Here are six ways that technology could extend your lifespan -- anywhere from a few decades to, well, the end of life as humankind knows it. The post Do
5 Strategies From Top Firms on How to Use Machine Learning

5 Strategies From Top Firms on How to Use Machine Learning

With machine learning making disruptive innovation easier than ever before, it's up to entrepreneurs to show the big kids how it's done.
5 Strategies From Top Firms on How to Use Machine Learning

5 Strategies From Top Firms on How to Use Machine Learning

With machine learning making disruptive innovation easier than ever before, it's up to entrepreneurs to show the big kids how it's done.
How to use machine learning for your startup’s product

How to use machine learning for your startup’s product

There’s a misconception that to leverage machine learning you need to be a mathematical genius. In reality, most machine-learning applications use well-understood, well-tested, off-the-shelf
Meet the British whiz kid who fights for justice with a robo-lawyer sidekick

Meet the British whiz kid who fights for justice with a robo-lawyer sidekick

21-year-old British computer whiz kid Joshua Browder has created a robot lawyer that can do everything from getting you out of parking tickets to solving landlord disputes. Here's how. The post Meet
IBM’s New Watson Assistant Helps Hotels Build Smarter Voice and Chat Platforms

IBM’s New Watson Assistant Helps Hotels Build Smarter Voice and Chat Platforms

Hotels can now create their own brand-specific digital assistants with IBM's new Watson Assistant because they can white label the artificial intelligence platform. Hotel operators also keep their own
Israel to Invest $275 Million in Digital Health Project

Israel to Invest $275 Million in Digital Health Project

Israel approved a plan to invest 1 billion shekels ($275 million) to digitize the personal health records of its nearly 9 million citizens to help develop new drugs.
Humans suck less at customer service than robots — for now

Humans suck less at customer service than robots — for now

Do you absolutely hate having to deal with customer support? Would you rather not pick up the phone only to be put on hold and have to listen to an endless stream of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons? Or, maybe

Facebook is now prioritizing local news globally

As Facebook continues to face fierce media scrutiny over how it handles user data, the company may well be wishing for some gentler headlines. So it’s perhaps no accident it’s chosen today to announce
There’s a New Center of Power in Germany

There’s a New Center of Power in Germany

To gauge the balance of power in Angela Merkel’s new government, look at where she’s placed her top political fixer.

The Linux Foundation launches a deep learning foundation

Despite its name, the Linux Foundation has long been about more than just Linux. These days, it’s a foundation that provides support to other open source foundations and projects like Cloud Foundry,
Digital evolution’s most beautiful (and terrifying) contribution is mutant AI

Digital evolution’s most beautiful (and terrifying) contribution is mutant AI

Machines have become deft at exploiting rules and seeking the greatest possible rewards in surprising and creative ways. Facebook’s AI once created its own language to make arguing with itself easier

Robot posture and movement style affects how humans interact with them

It seems obvious that the way a robot moves would affect how people interact with it, and whether they consider it easy or safe to be near. But what poses and movement types specifically are

Mobileye chastises Uber by detecting struck pedestrian in footage well before impact

A self-driving vehicle fatally striking a person is a tasteless venue for self-promotion, but it's also an important time to discuss the problems that created the situation. Mobileye CEO and CTO Amnon
Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

From left, Gary Bradski, chief technology officer at Arraiy, which is trying to automate the creation of digital effects for movies, TV and games; Brendan Dowdle, the company’s head of operations and
Precious uses artificial intelligence to help parents figure out what to do with all their baby photos

Precious uses artificial intelligence to help parents figure out what to do with all their baby photos

While pregnant, I imagined I’d spend maternity leave making elegant baby albums with detailed captions each month. That didn’t happen and now I have thousands of baby photos on my phone and no idea
Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

From left, Gary Bradski, chief technology officer at Arraiy, which is trying to automate the creation of digital effects for movies, TV and games; Brendan Dowdle, the company’s head of operations and
Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

From left, Gary Bradski, chief technology officer at Arraiy, which is trying to automate the creation of digital effects for movies, TV and games; Brendan Dowdle, the company’s head of operations and
How Facebook Helps Shady Advertisers Pollute the Internet

How Facebook Helps Shady Advertisers Pollute the Internet

“They go out and find the morons for me.”