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Robots Behaving Badly

 

Not quite ready for world domination! 'Suicidal' security robot drowns itself in a fountain

Alas, it seems we've got a few more years before the robots take over.

A security robot created by the company Knightscope was patrolling an office complex in Washington D.C. when it rolled into a fountain…

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Added by William Vorhies on June 6, 2018 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Six Core Aspects of Semantic AI

  1. Hybrid approach: Semantic AI is the combination of methods derived from symbolic AI and statistical AI. Virtuously playing the AI piano means that for a given use case various stakeholders, not only data scientists, but also process owners or subject matter experts, choose from available methods and tools, and collaboratively develop workflows that are most likely a good fit to tackle the underlying problem. For example, one can combine entity extraction based on…
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Added by Andreas Blumauer on May 14, 2018 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

AI Strategies – Incremental and Fundamental Improvements

Summary:  Before starting to develop an AI strategy, make sure your team understands the limits of what is reasonable today, as well as incremental improvements that might be overlooked.  Focus should be on your LOB leaders who understand the business.  Make sure they are also able to recognize AI opportunities.

 

 

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Added by William Vorhies on May 8, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

The importance of Big Data in AI technologies

To say that AI is big data is to overstate things a bit. And yet, without big data, AI wouldn’t be where it is today. In the last few decades, the two technologies have advanced in lock-step. Largely because without big data, however clever the AI programmers were, they couldn’t get past the theoretical stage.

Mainly, this is down to what big data is used for. Through data, it is possible to train AI and thereby give them the opportunity to learn things. The more data is available,…

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Added by Alaine Gordon on April 20, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

Make Your Chatbot Smarter by Talking to It

Summary:  A major problem with chatbots is that they can only provide information from what’s in their knowledge base.  Here’s a new approach that makes your chatbot smarter with every question it can’t answer, making it a self-learning lifelong learner.

 

If you’ve been keeping up with the…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 5, 2018 at 7:49am — 2 Comments

Off the Beaten Path - HTM-based Strong AI Beats RNNs and CNNs at Prediction and Anomaly Detection

Summary: This is the second in our “Off the Beaten Path” series looking at innovators in machine learning who have elected strategies and methods outside of the mainstream.  In this article we look at Numenta’s unique approach to scalar prediction and anomaly detection based on their own brain research.

 

Numenta, the…

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Added by William Vorhies on February 20, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Ronald van Loon's Journey to the Intelligent World

The world is rapidly changing thanks to digital technologies.

Business are transforming along wit it.

Join Ronald van Loon on his journey through the intelligent world, and have a deeper look into technological development that are shaping a world and transforming business.

Added by Ronald van Loon on February 6, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments

What Exactly is Artificial Intelligence and Why is it Driving me Crazy

Summary:  Advanced analytic platform developers, cloud providers, and the popular press are promoting the idea that everything we do in data science is AI.  That may be good for messaging but it’s misleading to the folks who are asking us for AI solutions and makes our life all the more difficult.

 

Arrgh!  Houston we have…

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Added by William Vorhies on January 23, 2018 at 8:55am — 8 Comments

Your AI Shrink Will See You Now

Summary:  Where do we look to see the most advanced chatbots and the most complete application of AI?  Chatbots designed as ‘artificially intelligent psychological counseling chatbots’, ‘therapeutic assistants’ for short.

 

Perhaps a better title for this would be “how far have we come?”  About two months ago…

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Added by William Vorhies on January 9, 2018 at 9:09am — 3 Comments

The Future is All about AI Devices That Can Actually Serve Us

The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) devices in augmenting humans and in achieving tasks that were previously considered unachievable is just amazing. With the world progressing towards an age of unlimited innovations and unhindered progress, we can expect that AI will have a greater role in actually serving us for the…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on December 31, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

6 Predictions about Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI for 2018

Summary:  Here are our 6 predictions for data science, machine learning, and AI for 2018.  Some are fast track and potentially disruptive, some take the hype off over blown claims and set realistic expectations for the coming year.

 

It’s that time of year again when we do a look back in order to offer a look forward.  What…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 12, 2017 at 9:29am — 6 Comments

Anatomy of Chatbots

Introduction

Natural language conversation is one of the most challenging artificial intelligence problems, which involves language understanding, reasoning, and the utilization of common sense knowledge. Previous works in this direction mainly focus on either rule-based or learning-based methods. These types of methods often rely on manual effort in designing rules or automatic training of model with a particular learning algorithm and a small amount of data, which…

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Added by Harpreet Sethi on December 1, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Three Way Race to the Future of AI. Quantum vs. Neuromorphic vs. High Performance Computing

Summary:  There’s a three way technology race to bring faster, easier, cheaper, and smarter AI.  High Performance Computing is available today but so are new commercial versions of actual Quantum computers and Neuromorphic Spiking Neural Nets.  These two new entrants are going to revolutionize AI and deep learning starting now.

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Added by William Vorhies on November 14, 2017 at 8:07am — 4 Comments

Gear Up for the Smart Video Revolution

The technology revolution promises to deliver a lot of rewards for organizations that take it by the horns and implement it. The spread of the Internet across every facet of society has meant that the traditional approach to watching videos has changed. Research shows that the average American is still fond of watching videos on the traditional television. The interest in watching TV results in around…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on October 17, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Regulating AI – The Road Ahead

Summary:  With only slight tongue in cheek about the road ahead we report on the just passed House of Representative’s new “Federal Automated Vehicle Policy” as well as similar policy just emerging in Germany.  As a model of regulation on emerging AI technology we think they got this just about right.

 

Just today (9/6/17) the US…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 12, 2017 at 9:35am — No Comments

Is Artificial Intelligence Possible?

 

"Artificial intelligence has been brain-dead since the 1970s." This rather ostentatious remark made by Marvin Minsky co-founder of the world-famous MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, was referring to the fact that researchers have been primarily concerned on small facets of machine intelligence as opposed to looking at the problem as a whole. This article examines the contemporary issues of artificial…

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Added by Venkatesan M on July 4, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

Quantum Computing, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence

Summary:  Quantum computing is already being used in deep learning and promises dramatic reductions in processing time and resource utilization to train even the most complex models.  Here are a few things you need to know.

 

So far in this series of articles on Quantum computing we showed that…

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Added by William Vorhies on June 13, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Three Ages of AI – Figuring Out Where We Are

Summary:  Just where are we in the Age of AI, where are we going, and what happens when we get there?

 

When things are changing fast, sometimes it’s necessary to take a step back and see where you are.  It’s very easy to get caught up in the excitement over the details.  The individual data science technologies that underlie AI are all moving forward on different paths at different speeds, but all of those speeds are fast.  So before you change careers or…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 9, 2017 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

There’s Nothing Like a Huge Public Failure to Boost Interest in AI

Summary:  We are swept up by the rapid advances in AI and deep learning, and tend to laugh off AI’s failures as good fodder for YouTube videos.  But those failures are starting to add up.  It’s time to take a hard look at the weaknesses in AI and where that’s leading us.

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Added by William Vorhies on April 18, 2017 at 8:04am — No Comments

A Robot Took My Job – Was It a Robot or AI?

Summary:  The argument in the popular press about robots taking our jobs fails in the most fundamental way to differentiate between robots and AI.  Here we try to identify how each contributes to job loss and what the future of AI Enhanced Robots means for employment. 

There’s been a lot of contradictory opinion in the press…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 10, 2017 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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