Friday, May 7, 2021

The coal miner who became a data miner

In her old life, it was not unusual for Annie Evans to find herself standing in the pouring rain outside of a coal mine...

Chatty chatbots and the ‘time to frustration’

By Kumar Srivastava, who works in financial services building products that converge big data, analytics, cloud, mobile and digital Chatbots have been getting a lot...

UiPath raises $30M to build ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

The world is awash with bots these days — applications the run either partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision...

Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into AI systems

Identifying and addressing possible bias in machine learning will be critically important as we increasingly turn to computers for processing the natural language humans...

How You Speak To Siri & Alexa Matters More Than You Think

"Alexa, what are you wearing?" "Alexa, how much do you weigh?" Alexa — Amazon's freestanding virtual assistant — doesn't wear or own any clothes, she can't...

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...

Alexa voice-activated access to AI in the cloud now boasts 9,000+ skills

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor A design goal for the Alexa voice control system developed by Amazon was to have the device perform...

Ensuring a Diversity of Data in AI-Led Self-Service

“Diversity” is a common theme today, and it often manifests in public and private organizations seeking to bring a wide variety of faces and...

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...

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Freaked Us Out In 2016: WaveNet, AlphaGo

If there's anything that can be said about 2016, it's that the year of research and exploration brought a surge of innovations on new...






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