How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt Your Life

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We are on the verge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another unlike anything humankind has experienced before. The main driver for this technological revolution is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Technological change driven by AI wil...



Multi-Class Text Classification with Scikit-Learn – Towards Data Science

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There are lots of applications of text classification in the commercial world. For example, news stories are typically organized by topics; content or products are often tagged by categories; users can be classified into cohorts based on how they talk about a product or brand online … However, the ...


'Dual-Use' AI Poses New Security Threats

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While the genie may already be out of the bottle, the rapid growth and broad availability of AI and machine learning technology along with a growing list of development tools is prompting critics to highlight future security concerns and the need to consider upfront the potential for malicious use o...


Key Issues Companies Face Using Conversational Interaction

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One limitation of NLP tools today is that they don't always work for less popular languages. So, people needing to support those languages often need to scrape together an NLP solution on their own. Also, NLP tools can have intent "drift," meaning that as the number of intents a bot supports grows,...




Never Mind Sci-Fi, Malicious AI is a Real Threat and 'We're Not Prepared'

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A new report says Artificial Intelligence could easily be exploited by rogue states, criminals and terrorists. Drones could be turned into missiles, fake videos used to manipulate public opinion and industrial-scale hacking carried out by AI robots, according to the report which was written by 26 a...



The Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data

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Picture this: You're driving home from work, contemplating what to make for dinner, and as you idle at a red light near your neighborhood pizzeria, an ad offering $5 off a pepperoni pie pops up on your dashboard screen. Are you annoyed that your car's trying to sell you something, or pleasantly per...