Boston Dynamics taunts creepy SpotMini robo-dog

Daily Mail

When robots become sentient we better hope they don't see footage of a Boston Dynamics employee taunting the firm's latest creation. In a newly-released clip, a member of the US engineering company's staff can be seen armed with a hockey stick attacking one of its creepy SpotMini robo-dogs. The au...


Solve Genomics with the Blockchain? Why the Hell Not

WIRED

Think of all the information tucked into those sinuous DNA spirals--and the life-saving discoveries that some smart machine learning could pull out if it had lots and lots and lots of it to learn from. But first, researchers need a lot of genomes. The bigger the database, the better--only about a mi...


xView Detection Challenge: Help the Pentagon Analyze Satellite Images

WIRED

On a trip to Silicon Valley last year, Defense Secretary James Mattis openly envied tech companies' superior use of artificial intelligence technology. To help close the gap, one Pentagon unit is now offering $100,000 in prizes to develop algorithms that can interpret high-resolution satellite image...


Self-driving cars: This robot driver cruises through snow and ice

ZDNet

This ebook, based on a special feature from ZDNet and TechRepublic, looks at emerging autonomous transport technologies and how they will affect society and the future of business. Self-driving cars can already cruise relatively comfortably in sunny, dry conditions. But would you trust a robot driv...


Interview: Cognizant takes thought leadership to AI in security

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Cybersecurity and artificial intelligence now seem to go hand in hand as complementary weapons against crime, but what lies ahead? Manish Bahl is the senior director for Cognizant's Centre for the Future of Work. He is responsible for thought leadership around code halos, digital transformation and...


Google debuts AdSense 'auto ads' with machine learning to make placement and monetization choices

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Google is today unveiling a new ad unit for AdSense that taps into the company's big push to add more artificial intelligence into its business, and to potentially bring on more publishers who might consider ramping up their advertising efforts but don't have the time or other resources to manage th...


Enterprise AI Companies Business Intelligence Solutions - TOPBOTS

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Enterprise companies comprise a $3.4 trillion market worldwide of which an increasingly larger share is being allocated to artificial intelligence technologies. By our definition, "enterprise" technology companies create tools for workplace roles and functions that a large number of businesses use....