Saturday, March 6, 2021

AI’s Real Risk

The billion-dollar OpenAI initiative announced last week by Elon Musk and company recalls DARPA’s Grand Challenge, the X-Prize, and MIT Media Lab’s One Laptop Per Child initiative – innovative institutional mechanisms explicitly designed to...

Future Interaction of People and Bots – the Convosphere

What is IoP (Internet-of-people)? What is Convosphere? Have you ever thought that perhaps some people among your friends on Facebook or Twitter are not humans but chatbots? Today we are on the threshold of the revolutionary...

Will Machines Eliminate Us?

People who worry that we’re on course to invent dangerously intelligent machines are misunderstanding the state of computer science. Yoshua Bengio leads one of the world’s preëminent research groups developing a powerful AI technique known...

Deep Feelings On Deep Learning

So I want to build Artificial Emotional Intelligence (AEI), and I already wrote about a possible application to treat mental health problems. Even the big guns like Apple Inc. are trying to build AEI...

Thinking About a Career in High Tech? Think Data Science

Data science is rapidly becoming one of the hottest careers in IT. The field’s rise to prominence has been driven in part by the fact that its raw material -- structured and unstructured data...

When Will The Machines Wake Up?

Machines matter to people. But, they “matter” only because they affect people. It’s widely supposed that today’s machines themselves cannot be “affected” — because they have no feelings, no conscious thought, no sentience. Interestingly enough,...

Blinq Dating App Uses AI to Judge Hotness

Swiss dating app startup Blinq is playing around with a little algorithmic hot or not catnip, with a plan to add a machine-learning powered attractiveness assessment feature to help its users pick the photos that show them at...

Will AI Companies Make Any Money?

I was recently consulting with a publishing company that is exploring various ways to digitize and contextualize its content. Knowing that some of the company’s competitors had signed deals with IBM’s Watson, I asked several...

Should “Prevention” Be a Core Principle of AI?

Intraspexion trains a Deep Learning algorithm, a form of artificial intelligence (AI), to learn about certain types of legal threats, and eventually provide in-house attorneys with an early warning of the risks.  This AI...

Welcome To The Gig Economy

The workforce landscape is due to change in the next decade. Robotics and artificial intelligence will perform any dull, dirty or dangerous jobs. Driving, one of the most popular jobs in the US, won’t...






Future of AI