Latest stories

  • in

    Researchers developed an AI to detect Fake Videos

    A team of researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY) recently developed a method for detecting whether the people in a video are AI-generated. It looks like DeepFakes could meet its match. What it means: Fear over whether computers will soon be able to generate videos that are indistinguishable from real footage may […] More

  • in

    How Ai Will Continue Its Journey Into The Mainstream In 2018

    Artificial intelligence had something of a coming out party in 2017. While some intense sensationalization of AI persisted throughout the year, progress was made to help people understand the realities of AI-driven technologies and applications that guide several aspects of their personal digital lives. The inner workings of AI technologies and how they make decisions, however, remained a black box for many. Here’s […] More

  • in ,

    AI Software Learns to Make AI Software

    Google and others think software that learns to learn could take over some work done by AI experts. Progress in artificial intelligence causes some people to worry that software will take jobs such as driving trucks away from humans. Now leading researchers are finding that they can make software that can learn to do one of the […] More

  • in ,

    Do We Need Brain Implants to Keep Up with Robots?

    Neuroscientist Christof Koch calls for a “crash program” in brain technologies to make us smarter. Pundits have been fretting a lot lately about robots leaving humans behind, taking our jobs and possibly a lot more, as in The Matrix and Terminator films. Christof Koch, my go-to source for brain science for 25 years, has proposed a solution. To keep up with […] More

  • in , ,

    Great Innovators: Heart Surgeon And Inventor Mykola Amosov

    Ukrainian surgeon Mykola Amosov was a pioneer in conducting complex heart operations. He himself has created numerous medical devices. The first in the Soviet Union artificial heart valves have been created in Kyiv by Doctor Mykola Amosov; he made them of pieces of imported nylon shirts. He has also created the first prosthetic valve cover, [...]
  • in

    42 Facts On Technologies Driving The Digital Economy

    Innovation in the business world is accelerating exponentially, with new, disruptive technologies and trends emerging that are fundamentally changing how businesses and the global economy operate. To adapt, thrive, and innovate, we all need to be aware of these evolutionary technologies and trends and understand the opportunities or threats they might present to our organizations, […] More

  • in

    What AI Strategy Should Your Startup Adopt?

    The first 6-game match between Gary Kasparov and Deep Blue, played in 1996, ended in a 4–2 win for Kasparov. The world slept better after those games. But our joy at the superiority we still held over ‘the computer’ was short-lived because just over a year later, Deep Blue defeated Kasparov 3 1/2 — 2 1/2 games. […] More

  • in ,

    Google Shakes the Tech World With a New AI Chip for All

    IN A MOVE that could shift the course of multiple technology markets, Google will soon launch a cloud computing service that provides exclusive access to a new kind of artificial-intelligence chip designed by its own engineers. CEO Sundar Pichai revealed the new chip and service this morning in Silicon Valley during his keynote at Google […] More

  • in , ,

    Artificial Intelligence Spending to Surge in 2017, Hit $46 Billion by 2020

    Quality management and diagnosis and treatment systems are among top use cases for AI and cognitive computing, IDC report says. IDC predicted that worldwide spending on artificial intelligence and cognitive computing technologies will leap by 60 percent to $12.5 billion this year — and then escalate to $46 billion by 2020. The IT consultancy’s estimates […] More