Zuckerberg Gets One Step Closer to Jarvis

Mark Zuckerberg says he's built an artificially intelligent, voice-controlled butler for his home – and named it Jarvis, after superhero Iron Man Tony Stark's home computer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t-zxWrFUj4 The Facebook honcho's AI personal assistant can turn the house lights on and off, play songs, recognize who's at the front door and let people in, manage the … Continue reading Zuckerberg Gets One Step Closer to Jarvis

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IEEE Publishes First Draft Guide On How To Achieve “Ethical AI Design In Tech

IEEE has published the first draft guide for arriving at a consensus on how to achieve an ethical design. Named Ethically Aligned Design, this 136-page document tackles the biggest challenge faced by the AI experts. IEEE has also published guidelines for the submission of comments and feedback from people. The fast rate of development in the AI field … Continue reading IEEE Publishes First Draft Guide On How To Achieve “Ethical AI Design In Tech

This Mercedes self-typing AI typewriter feels like real magic

As experiments with artificial intelligence go, making a magical typewriter that collaborates on fairy tales probably wouldn’t be your first idea. That’s just what Mercedes Benz have made, however, as part of a demonstration of the power of AI. The result is both very “Harry Potter” and very cool. It’s the handiwork of a team … Continue reading This Mercedes self-typing AI typewriter feels like real magic

BMW signs on to develop in-car AI and IoT services with IBM’s Watson

  IBM has announced a collaboration with the BMW group to develop new potential interfaces for its Watson AI product into vehicles. The agreement will see the car manufacturer relocating a group of its researchers and engineers to the IBM headquarters for Watson IoT in Munich, with the scope of exploring new ‘intelligent assistant’ functions … Continue reading BMW signs on to develop in-car AI and IoT services with IBM’s Watson

Google’s ‘DeepMind’ AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses. In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it with smart AI and a neural net capable of quickly parsing … Continue reading Google’s ‘DeepMind’ AI platform can now learn without human input

Uber creates AI lab to help build its self-driving dreams

If Uber is going to make its dreams of self-driving ridesharing cars a reality, it's going to need a lot of expertise in artificial intelligence... and it's taking big steps to make that happen. The company has created Uber AI Labs to fuel its research, and it's getting the team started by acquiring AI startup … Continue reading Uber creates AI lab to help build its self-driving dreams

The Emotion Journal performs real-time sentiment analysis

Andrew Greenstein, an app developer from San Francisco, started journaling a few months ago. He tries to write for five minutes every day, but it’s challenging to set aside the time. Still, he’s read that journaling reduces stress and can help with goal-setting, so he’s trying to make it a habit. At the Disrupt London … Continue reading The Emotion Journal performs real-time sentiment analysis