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Pioneering nonprofit aims to steer AI toward the greater good

The Japan Times

SAN FRANCISCO – As debate swirls on whether artificial intelligence will be a boon or a curse for humanity, two Indian-American entrepreneur brothers are out to ensure the emerging technologies don't just benefit the richest in society. Romesh and Sunil Wadhwani last week launched what is billed as...



Artificial Intelligence Turns Poachers Into Prey

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"The hunter became the hunted," that is what artificial intelligence has currently done to poachers. As you've seen in the news, and all over the internet, poaching has grown into a global quandary. Poachers are killing thousands upon thousands of elephants, rhinos, and other animals and it's clear ...


30 amazing applications of deep learning

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Over the last few years Deep Learning was applied to hundreds of problems, ranging from computer vision to natural language processing. In many cases Deep Learning outperformed previous work. Deep Learning is heavily used in both academia to study intelligence and in the industry in building intelli...



Does artificial intelligence truly work like the human brain?

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In 1739, Parisians flocked to see an exhibition of automata by the French inventor Jacques de Vaucanson performing feats assumed impossible by machines. In addition to human-like flute and drum players, the collection contained a golden duck, standing on a pedestal, quacking and defecating. It was, ...



3 Reasons to Implement AI in Your Workplace

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There are a lot of misconceptions concerning artificial intelligence circulating in public discourse. Classical works of science-fiction have taught us to think about A.I. either in terms of killer robots, god-like computers, and sly androids, or as the saviors of mankind in the form of automated wo...


Artificial Intelligence Is The Weapon Of The Next Cold War

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It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The United States and Russia each accuse the other of interfering in domestic affairs. Russia has annexed territory over U.S. objections, raising concerns about military conflict. As during the Cold War after World War...