New brain computer interfaces lead many to ask, is Black Mirror real?

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It's called the "grain," a small IoT device implanted into the back of people's skulls to record their memories. Human experiences are simply played back on "redo mode" using a smart button remote. The technology promises to reduce crime, terrorism and simplify human relationships with greater trans...


7 things the Google Home can do that Amazon Echo can’t

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Amazon's Alexa smart speakers certainly helped normalize the idea of a digital assistant inside the house, but the Google Home is helping spur the expansion of a connected ecosystem. As a result, if all you're looking for is an unobtrusive device in your home to answer questions and act as an entert...



Microsoft readies Python, Java support for its bot-building framework

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Two years ago at its Build developer conference, Microsoft made a big push for its bot development tools and the idea of "conversation as a service." Since then, things have gone a bit quiet. AI has become one of the great, meaningless buzzwords of our time. In this video, the Chief Data Scientist ...


Synced It's All in the Eyes: Google AI Calculates Cardiovascular Risk From Retinal Images

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A retinal fundus image is a photograph of the back of the eye taken through the pupil. For more than 100 years these images have been used for detecting eye disease. Now Google has introduced a surprising new use for retinal images: combined with artificial intelligence, they can also predict a pati...