If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said Thursday that she would re-enter the Iran nuclear deal and end sanctions in response to Iran's involvement in drone attack against Saudi Arabia oil facilities if she was president. "What I would do is, I would re-enter the Iran nuclear deal to prevent Iran from continuing to move forward in building a nuclear weapon that puts us and the world further at risk," Gabbard said on "The Story with Martha MacCallum." Every day that we don't do this, every day we continue down this failed strategy Iran gets closer and closer to a nuclear weapon. U.S. officials told Fox News on Tuesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones were both used in the attack on the two Saudi Arabian oil facilities, and that they were fired from inside southwest Iran this past weekend. Gabbard called the attack a "retaliation" against "extreme sanctions."
Google leads the world in research on machine intelligence. Its DeepMind subsidiary, in particular, has an impressive list of achievements under its belt. DeepMind's neural networks have achieved superhuman performance in a wide range of games. These include Atari video games such as Pong, Breakout, and Space Invaders and more complex challenges such as the online multiplayer game Starcraft.
September 19, 2019 - DeepMind, a UK-based company, is teaming up with Google Health to tap into expertise in areas like artificial intelligence, app development, data security, and cloud storage. For the last three years, DeepMind has built a team to tackle complex problems in healthcare. Alongside teams at Google, DeepMind will work to build products that support care teams and improve patient...
Forbes' new list of promising artificial intelligence companies highlights how the technology is creating real value across industries like transportation, healthcare, HR, insurance and finance. Naturally, the founders of the honoree companies are excited about the technology's benefits and, in their roles, spend a lot of time thinking and talking about its strengths and limitations. Here's what they think people get wrong about artificial intelligence. Affectiva CEO Rana el Kaliouby says she's too often encountered the idea that AI is "evil." "AI--like any technology in history--is neutral," she says.
MASA will exhibit SYNERGY & XVR at Congrès National des Sapeurs-Pompiers (exhibition for Firefighters) during September 18-21 in Vannes, France. Strategic partner XVR is a leading supplier of first responder training solutions. MASA is becoming more active in the delivery of civil forces preparedness in France. The event will be held to gather clients and prospects to discuss how XVR is being used by safety organizations. Together with Nexter, MASA will also sponsor the event which takes place from Sept. 24-26 in Paris.
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), a newly formed AI arm of the Department of Defense, plans to hire an AI ethicist to help address AI ethical concerns and guide the DoD in researching and deploying these technologies. Walmart recently created and filled a digital citizenship role to advise the retail corporation on issues associated with emerging technologies, data governance and privacy. Data and AI ethics are becoming increasingly important to organizations across many industries, as organizations look to get ahead of potential AI ethical concerns. "All organizations aspire to behave ethically and for their employees to behave ethically," said David Schatsky, managing director at Deloitte. "It's not that suddenly ethics is important and it wasn't before."