Monday, June 27, 2022

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” —John F. Kennedy, 1961 When it comes to political speeches, great ones are few and far between. But ordinary...

Google’s AI Team Gave Us the Lowdown on Their Machine Learning Research

It’s easy to make the case that Google is at the forefront of artificial intelligence research. Their Neural Turing Machine can essentially program itself, and they’ve acquired DeepMind Technologies, a lab that has repeatedly made...

Voice: The Next Computing Empire

This article is the first in a two-part series aimed at exploring the rapidly developing state of voice computing from the investor's perspective. In Part I, I discuss why it's now increasingly clear that...

Talla Start-up Working on HR Bots

The next time you’re hired, you might find yourself getting information about payroll, vacations, and expenses by talking to a chatbot instead of consulting a handbook for new employees or talking to someone in...

Got data? This free tool will generate a story to tell you what it...

Charts and graphs may be some of the most commonly used tools for bringing data sets to life, but Narrative Science wants you to consider another one: stories. The company already helps enterprises put data-driven...

Edmonton Startup using AI to Fix ‘Broken Meetings’

Meetings cost time and money to run, and many of them are unnecessary, says Testfire Labs CEO Dave Damer. His solution: the company's AI assistant, Hendrix.ai. Currently in its beta test phase, it takes a...

Retail is Applying AI in Four Main Areas – Data Remains a Challenge

If you’ve been paying attention to the application of artificial intelligence in retail, you may feel like the buzz around the topic has gone from zero to “arrived” in less than a year. In...

Woebot is the World’s First Mental Health Chatbot

Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across more than 130 countries, Woebot is undoubtedly a busy therapeutic chatbot. The good news is that Woebot recently secured $8 million to gain access to mental...

Baidu’s Plan for Artificial Intelligence without Andrew Ng

When Andrew Ng, one of the world’s leading thinkers on artificial intelligence, announced he would be stepping down from his position as chief scientist at Chinese search giant Baidu, the company’s stock dropped nearly...

China’s intelligent weaponry getting smarter, challenging U.S.

Robert O. Work, the veteran defense official retained as deputy secretary by President Trump, calls them his “A.I. dudes.” The breezy moniker belies their serious task: The dudes have been a kitchen cabinet of...






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