The firm terminated roughly 50 news production contractors.May 31, 2020Microsoft announced it won’t be renewing the contracts of roughly 50 news production contractors working at MSN. The firm said these positions will be replaced by artificial intelligence, reported The Seattle Times.RELATED: MICROSOFT WANTS TO BRING INTERNET ACCESS TO 40 MILLION PEOPLE BY 2022“Like all companies, we evaluate our business on a regular basis,” a Microsoft spokesman said in a statement.
Together the firms aim to create the world& 39;s premier computing company for the age of AI.September 14, 2020After much speculation, NVIDIA announced its plans to purchase chip design giant Arm from its current owner SoftBank for $40 billion. The firm said it aimed to combine the companies& 39; strengths to create the world& 39;s premier computing company for the age of artificial intelligence.
The next step is to train the bot to communicate with players.November 21, 2019AI multi-agent game breakthroughs and advances have almost become the norm in recent years. However, these games hadn& 39;t yet established methods of addressing real-life challenges of team cooperation while playing with or against uncertain or unknown team members.
Researchers wanted to show people how the climate crisis could, and will, alter their streets.November 22, 2019For many people, the climate crisis feels like it only belongs to faraway polar bears, melting ice caps, and people living on low-lying islands like the Maldives.In a bid to bring the impending issue of climate change closer to home, researchers from the Mila Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute have created an AI-powered platform that literally shows users what their homes will look like because of climate change-induced natural disasters.
The new method combines electroencephalogram technology and predictive modeling.November 16, 2019Epilepsy is a debilitating disorder that causes havoc for those who suffer from it. Luckily technology has come a long way to helping with the condition creating a night watch to help with the attacks.RELATED: EPILEPSY WARNING BRACELET FEATURES TECHNOLOGY TO SAVE LIVE99.
AI might become the artist& 39;s best friend rather than making them obsolete in the future. Here we explore some ways in which AI is actually helping improve artists& 39; lives rather than threaten their livelihoods.RELATED: IF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DOES NOT DESTROY THE WORLD, IT COULD MAKE YOU A BETTER CREATIVECan a computer be creative?
South Korean Go champion Lee Se-dol was the only human to beat the AI player.November 28, 2019South Korean Go champion Lee Se-dol has retired after being beat by DeepMind& 39;s AlphaGo software. He told Yonhap news agency his decision was influenced by the fact that artificial intelligence (AI) & 34;cannot be defeated.
With 10 eBooks written by industry experts, this extensive bundle will introduce you to the most important platforms and methodologies within the worlds of machine learning and AI.November 25, 2019As the driving forces behind everything from Google algorithms to surgical robots, machine learning and AI can be found at the heart of some of today’s most exciting and important innovations.
The ride will be a part of the Lego& 39;s new theme park due to open in New York next year.November 29, 2019All Lego lovers rejoice! Your chance to become a mini Lego figure will soon be here. Lego& 39;s new theme park, due to open on July 4, 2020, in New York, promises to turn its guests into Lego Minifigures by using AI and motion tracking sensors.
Ironically, the robot, Project Debater, sometimes had to take the stance that AI does more harm than good.November 25, 2019The night of Thursday 21 November saw a momentous moment happen for the 200-year-old Cambridge Union debating club. For the first time ever, an AI robot participated in the club& 39;s debate.
What if the Apollo 11 astronauts had been stranded on the Moon? Now you can hear Richard Nixon& 39;s & 39;deepfake& 39; speech on the matter.November 25, 2019Deepfake videos have been hitting the headlines recently, sometimes for some silly fun, and other times to highlight the risks deepfakes can present.
AI at Slush 2019Susan FourtanéTechnological infused Finns are envisioning vast opportunities in creating and adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions in the business landscape.This year at Slush in Helsinki, Finland, the largest technology event for startups and venture capital investors in Europe, there seemed to be an Artificial Intelligence company in each and every direction you were looking.
AI solutions company, Kneron, fooled banks, border controls, and airport tech with their printed masks.December 16, 2019Facial recognition is becoming more and more widespread as a security tool, from law enforcement to smartphones, and to corporations, it& 39;s being used to keep a close eye on who& 39;s accessing which locations or devices.
It& 39;s every parent& 39;s worst nightmare, their child goes missing. In 2009, three-year-old Gui Hao went missing from his family& 39;s wine shop in Guang& 39;an City in Sichuan Province, China.In December 2017, a facial recognition system created by Youtu Lab, a division of Tencent, was introduced into the Sichuan Provincial Public Security Department.
After a day at work, you pull into the parking lot of your apartment complex and someone knows you& 39;ve arrived home. Your trip to the grocery store is also noted, and if you grab a friend and drive to the beach for a weekend of sun and surf, someone knows about that as well.Welcome to the world of Automated License Plate Readers, or ALPRs.
Artificial Intelligence offers great potential and great risks for humans in the future. While still in its infancy, it is already being employed in some interesting ways.Here we explore some of the main AI trends predicted by experts in the field. If they come to pass, 2020 should see some very exciting developments indeed.
AI is set to replace many human jobs in the future, but should lawyers and judges be among them? Here we explore where AI is already being used in judicial systems around the world, and discuss if it should play a broader role.In particular, could, or should, AI ever be developed that could pass judgment on a living, breathing human being?
The AI reduced the number of false positive results by 5.7 in the U.S.-based group and by 1.2 in the U.K.-based group.January 02, 2020We have already reported artificial intelligence (AI) software that helps doctors detect breast cancer and even found studies that report that AI detects breast cancer better than the average radiologist.
AI-powered gun detectionAthena SecurityIn 2015, journalist Nicholas Kristof writing in his column in the New York Times about gun violence in the United States said that & 34;more Americans have died from guns in the United States since 1968 than on battlefields of all the wars in the American history.
The technology is making great strides in communicating with other species.January 05, 2020There is no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) machines are getting better at understanding language. In fact, they likely do so every day as they are used in our emails for spell checking and in our phones for voice assistance.
The new technology is attracting lots of hype at the event. But is it worth all the fuss?January 11, 2020There was one product that was all the talk at CES 2020, but its nature may surprise you. Called Neon and made by a previously unknown Samsung subsidiary known as STAR Labs, the new product is, by its definition, an artificial human.