Robotics & Automation


Forget About Self-Driving Cars, Just Make A Robot That Can Drive

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Do you know a smarmy person that thinks they always have a better idea or a canny way to solve a vexing problem? If so, you likely know that they often try to gleefully pop a balloon on existing approaches to solving things and offer a seemingly wholly new suggestion, somewhat out-of-the-blue, causing you to pause for thought about their eureka moment. Let's consider the realm of self-driving cars. There are billions upon billions of dollars being expended towards trying to design, develop, build, and field a true self-driving car. True self-driving cars are ones that the AI drives the car entirely on its own and there isn't any human assistance during the driving task.


Sounding Out Car Noises and AI Autonomous Cars - UrIoTNews

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He was a walking and talking encyclopedia of car sounds and noises. He had an audible superpower worthy of being featured in a Marvel movie or comic book series. You could ask him what it means to hear a clanking, followed by a clicking, followed again by more clanking. He could tell you that it was likely you had a problem with your suspension, or the brakes, or the exhaust system, or whatever part of the car that he figured made those kinds of noises.


On Education Tensorflow 2.0: Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence - all courses

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It's been nearly 4 years since Tensorflow was released, and the library has evolved to its official second version. Tensorflow is Google's library for deep learning and artificial intelligence. Deep Learning has been responsible for some amazing achievements recently, such as: Generating beautiful, photo-realistic images of people and things that never existed (GANs) Beating world champions in the strategy game Go, and complex video games like CS:GO and Dota 2 (Deep Reinforcement Learning) Self-driving cars (Computer Vision) Speech recognition (e.g. Siri) and machine translation (Natural Language Processing) Even creating videos of people doing and saying things they never did (DeepFakes - a potentially nefarious application of deep learning) Tensorflow is the world's most popular library for deep learning, and it's built by Google, whose parent Alphabet recently became the most cash-rich company in the world (just a few days before I wrote this). It is the library of choice for many companies doing AI and machine learning.


Certificate program develops skills in machine learning Cornell Chronicle

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With automation and artificial intelligence expanding across every industry and job function, machine learning – which enables computer systems to learn much like the human brain does – has emerged as one of today's fastest-growing careers. Well-known applications include fraud-detection systems and autonomous cars. To teach the skills to succeed in this rapidly expanding field, Cornell has launched an online certificate program in machine learning. "Machine learning algorithms improve themselves with experience by discovering patterns in data. This approach is extremely powerful but requires a solid understanding of the underlying principles and mechanisms," said Kilian Weinberger, associate professor in Computing and Information Science and faculty author of the certificate program.


Artificial Intelligence (AI) Verticals Market Enhancement, Rising Growth, Demand and Developments by 2024 : Slack, Sentient Technologies, Salesforce, DIDI – Island Daily Tribune

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MarketInsightsReports has published a report entitled Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Verticals Market Research Report 2019 that is a detailed observation of several aspects, including the rate of growth, technological advances and various strategies implemented by the main current market players. The report is based on a collective analysis of data, which is obtained through primary and secondary research. It provides a systematic approach to the current and prospective scenario of this market. Artificial intelligence (AI) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs and perform human-like tasks. Most AI examples that you hear about today – from chess-playing computers to self-driving cars – rely heavily on deep learning and natural language processing.


Artificial Intelligence: Computer Says YES (But Is It Right?) - Liwaiwai

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Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in'high-stakes' applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars, researchers ask what can be done to make sure we can trust them. There would always be a first death in a driverless car and it happened in May 2016. Joshua Brown had engaged the autopilot system in his Tesla when a tractor-trailer drove across the road in front of him. It seems that neither he nor the sensors in the autopilot noticed the white-sided truck against a brightly lit sky, with tragic results.


New Orlando Science Center exhibit explores artificial intelligence, machine learning

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Another experience places the facial expressions and actions of visitors onto an animated character. Parts of the exhibit will translate a fairy tale written in Russian into English, show guests what a self-driving car sees out of its windows and have a computer guess if a person is feeling happy, sad, joyful or angry. Other displays feature AI to assist in playing a song on the piano, competing in ping-pong or even holding a conversation.


The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants – TechCrunch

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Every time we binge on Netflix or install a new internet-connected doorbell to our home, we're adding to a tidal wave of data. In just 10 years, bandwidth consumption has increased 100 fold, and it will only grow as we layer on the demands of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics and self-driving cars. According to Intel, a single robo car will generate 4 terabytes of data in 90 minutes of driving. That's more than 3 billion times the amount of data people use chatting, watching videos and engaging in other internet pastimes over a similar period. Tech companies have responded by building massive data centers full of servers.


A Brief History of AI, From French Philosophy to Self-Driving Cars - Dell Technologies

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And yet, AI's current automated task-mastering was first posited by the French philosopher René Descartes almost 400 years ago. Descartes, who famously coined, "I think, therefore I am," pondered about the ability of machines to reason. While machines may be able to "do some things as well, or better, than humans, they would inevitably fail in others," whereas human reason can universally adapt to any task. Though Descartes' idea of machines differs from today's reality, some say he threw down the gauntlet for what we now refer to as general AI--or machines that can think like humans. Though Descartes' idea of machines differs from today's reality, some say he threw down the gauntlet for what we now refer to as general AI--or machines that can think like humans.


Business Basics for Data Scientists

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Machine Learning helps your company create entirely new products to increase revenue. An example is new mobility services powered by self-driving cars, also called Robo-Taxi. Without Machine Learning, this new product is hard to create. In this case, Machine Learning allows the company to develop an entirely new product to increase revenue. The holy grail of Artificial Intelligence ("AI")-powered products is a product that enters the Virtuous Circle of AI.