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[100%OFF] IBM Watson Beginners Training For AI

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When we include the unprecedented computing power offered by the cloud, it's clear we are living in an exciting era for building applications. When IBM Watson defeated the two Jeopardy champions back in 2011, it opened a new era in the practical application of Artificial Intelligence technology and contributed to the growing research and interest in this field. IBM Watson has evolved from being a game show winning question & answering computer system to a set of enterprise-grade artificial intelligence (AI) application program interfaces (API) available on IBM Cloud. These Watson APIs can ingest, understand & analyze all forms of data, allow for natural forms of interactions with people, learn, reason – all at a scale that allows for business processes and applications to be reimagined. This course is intended for business and technical users who want to learn more about the cognitive capabilities of IBM Watson Discovery service.


The Real Threat From A.I. Isn't Superintelligence. It's Gullibility.

Slate

The rapid rise of artificial intelligence over the past few decades, from pipe dream to reality, has been staggering. A.I. programs have long been chess and Jeopardy! Champions, but they have also conquered poker, crossword puzzles, Go, and even protein folding. They power the social media, video, and search sites we all use daily, and very recently they have leaped into a realm previously thought unimaginable for computers: artistic creativity. Given this meteoric ascent, it's not surprising that there are continued warnings of a bleak Terminator-style future of humanity destroyed by superintelligent A.I.s that we unwittingly unleash upon ourselves.


Jeopardy champion's 23-day winning streak ends after losing by $1

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Canada, had won $560,983 over the course of her winning streak. This image released by Sony Pictures Television shows Mattea Roach, a 23-year-old Canadian contestant on the game show "Jeopardy!" Heading into the final round of Friday's match, Roach was leading with $19,200 and wagered $3,001 on the Final Jeopardy question.


What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?

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Remember IBM's Watson, the AI Jeopardy! A 2010 promotion proclaimed, "Watson understands natural language with all its ambiguity and complexity." However, as we saw when Watson subsequently failed spectacularly in its quest to "revolutionize medicine with artificial intelligence," a veneer of linguistic facility is not the same as actually comprehending human language. Natural language understanding has long been a major goal of AI research. At first, researchers tried to manually program everything a machine would need to make sense of news stories, fiction or anything else humans might write.


Twitter billionaire Jack Dorsey: Automation will even put tech jobs in jeopardy

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Currently, software engineers tend to have high-paying jobs and be highly sought after. In fact, software engineer is the seventh best jobs in the country for 2020, according to a ranking by job site Glassdoor, with a median base salary of $105,563. Dorsey told Yang, who is an advocate for universal basic income, or UBI, that such free cash payments could be a "floor" for people to stand on if they lose their income due to automation. A monthly stipend could provide ousted workers "peace of mind" that they will be able to "eat and feed their children while they are learning how to transition into this new world" by learning new skills, Dorsey said. UBI is not an excuse to not work, but rather a lifeline, according to Dorsey.


Watson's Creator Wants to Teach AI a New Trick: Common Sense

WIRED

David Ferrucci, the man who built IBM's Jeopardy-playing machine, Watson, is explaining a children's story to his new creation. In the tale, Fernando and Zoey buy some plants. Fernando places his plant on a windowsill while Zoey tucks hers away in a darkened room. After a few days, Fernando's plant is green and healthy but the leaves of Zoey's have browned. She moves her plant to the windowsill, and it flourishes.


A Decade Of Advancements As We Enter A New Age Of AI

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As we embark on the next decade of innovations in AI, Daniel Pitchford looks back at the five biggest industry milestones of the 2010s, how they impacted investment in the sector and how they've shaped the advance of technology. The 2010s will be known for the advent of one of the most powerful technologies on the planet – Artificial Intelligence. Over the next decade, as more funding is made available for its development and it becomes more accepted by companies and consumers alike, it is worth reviewing some of the major milestones over the last decade that have made this advancement possible. The game is on, Watson: IBM's Jeopardy triumph The first major milestone of AI hitting the mainstream was when IBM's "super-computer" Watson beat long-standing Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter in 2011. Watson won the $1m TV game show with $77,147, leaving Jennings and Ruttner far behind at $24,000 and $21,600 respectively.


Playing Games with AI

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"The challenges of machine learning have long been tied to games as a testbed for computer intelligence." Jeopardy Champion Emma Boettcher's Master's paper on using text mining to predict how hard a Jeopardy clue might be didn't win her a title on its own, but it is an interesting thought experiment. Futurism's mission is to empower our readers and drive the development of transformative technologies towards maximizing human potential.



The Secret Farm Team for em Jeopardy! /em Players

Slate

As she met her fellow captains and competitors, all multiweek winners on the game show (including me), she was surprised how familiar everyone seemed to be with each other. Back in 2014, when she made her first appearance, "I didn't know a single person who had ever been on the show," Julia told me. But this time, she marveled, "everyone else seems to have known each other, either personally or by reputation, for decades." They shared years of experience on Jeopardy's secret farm team: quiz bowl. Of the 18 "All-Stars" in the tourney, all but Julia and two others had played the academic competition known as quiz bowl in high school or college.