DIY robot personal assistant with machine learning - Geeky Gadgets

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A new robot project has been published to the Instructables Circuits website which is equipped with machine learning technology allowing it to see the world using a generic camera to perform tasks depending on the detected object's position and orientation. Check out the video below to learn more about the Raspberry Pi powered robot which is equipped with a 3D printed claw. "This robot is truly special because it can use Machine Learning models to'see' the world via a generic camera and perform tasks depending on how the detected object's position is changing in the camera. This robot is built around the ever popular Raspberry pi, the incredibly powerful RoboClaw motor controller, and the common Rover 5 robot platform. Furthermore, all the additional physical parts are 3D printed.


H2O Flow date issue and split

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I am using H2O Flow when I upload the time series data, it convert the date to a number such as 1.07317E 12.I have used 2004-02-01 and 01/02/2004. I don't know how to fix this problem. I saw some note given blow but it did not help. Is there anyway to stop it?. I know in R we can put shuffle FALSE.



BMW's Increasing Investment in AI - Insights from an Interview with Sam Huang of BMW iVentures

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In the interview, Ms. Huang relates some interesting patterns she has observed with regards to AI adoption. The sorts of companies BMW iVentures is seeing and investing in are primarily using AI to focus on streamlining workflows, optimizing processes, and reducing overall costs. Since AI holds the ability to analyze complex datasets and identify data patterns very quickly, it can provide fast results and identify very specific needs or circumstances without necessarily relying on a team of people who need to try to process more than they can reliably count on. Already, AI has managed to identify trends that have helped to innovate the ways that companies do business, by providing customized customer interactions and identifying needs for clients. The biggest struggle with data, particularly in the automotive industry where the actual process of taking customer feedback and turning that into a future product can take several years, is ensuring that the data being referenced is still relevant.


This celebrated startup vowed to save lives with AI. Now, it's a cautionary tale

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Last week, the New York Times published an investigation of One Concern, a platform designed to help cities and counties create disaster response plans. The company claimed to use a plethora of data from different sources to predict the way that earthquakes and floods would impact a city on a building-by-building basis with 85% accuracy, within 15 minutes of a disaster hitting a city. But the Times reports that San Francisco, one of the first cities that had signed on to use One Concern's platform, is ending its contract with the startup due to concerns about the accuracy of its predictions. The Times paints a picture of a slick interface (which was honored in Fast Company's 2018 Innovation by Design awards and 2019 World Changing Idea awards) that hid problems. The heat map-style interface is supposed to show city officials close to real-time predictions of damage after an earthquake or flood, as well as run simulations of future earthquakes and provide damage levels for each block, helping planners decide how to distribute resources to reach people who will be most in need of help.


An Electronic Chip That Makes 'Memories' Is A Step Towards Creating Bionic Brains - Liwaiwai

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What better way to build smarter computer chips than to mimic nature's most perfect computer – the human brain? Being able to store, delete and process information is crucial for computing, and the brain does this extremely efficiently. Our new electronic chip uses light to create and modify memories, moving us closer towards artificial intelligence (AI) that can replicate the human brain's sophistication. To develop this, we drew inspiration from a new technique called optogenetics, to develop a device that replicates the way the brain stores (and loses) information. Optogenetics involves using light to control cells in living tissue, typically nerve cells (neurons).


Should We Be Worried About AI – AI and Marketing

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Many find themselves impressed by machines that respond like humans or computers that perform feats of strategy and cognition mimicking human ingenuity. But for others, it also planted a seed of unease. This fear stems from the expected fear of job loss. As automation technology has been known to result in higher productivity, modern industries became increasingly dependent upon it and less reliant on human workers. This is widely evident in the marketing landscape wherein the digital and social media platforms continue to expand, and brands need to work twice as hard to get their message across their target audience.


AI Advantages in Banking Grow, Adding Pressure for Broad Adoption

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"The true potential [of personalization] lies in transforming all of an organization's customer interactions by using data and analytics to anticipate individual needs, target segments of one, and build deep relationships that stand the test of time," states BCG.


Know How Smarter Artificial Intelligence Is Battling against Insurance Fraud

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Artificial intelligence solutions are now essential weapons in the insurers' battle against fraud. FREMONT, CA: The insurance industry is held responsible for a mass of sensitive data concerning both its customers and employees. Any data breach in an insurance firm could compromise the personal information of multiple users in no time. But insurers now have the option of attaining better cybersecurity posture by utilizing groundbreaking technologies available to them. Artificial Intelligence (AI) among those, is truly reforming insurance systems by making it more secure and enhancing the interaction between humans and machines.


Artificial intelligence and healthcare industry: What should you know?

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It is the reality that artificial intelligence (AI) has changed the way people do business and their day-to-day lives. Virtual assistants, computer-aided diagnosis and also clinical decision support are just a couple of examples of how artificial intelligence in healthcare has modified the sector. It is not only about one sector or industry but related to every area. Artificial intelligence is doing miracles in every business. Speaking of artificial intelligence in the healthcare sector, you can easily find a great change and alteration in ways the work used to happen and taking place today.