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Google X's Sebastian Thrun: Flying car ready in February

Daily Mail

In April, Kitty Hawk revealed a prototype of its flying vehicle – an electrical aircraft that resembles a flying jet ski. According to Sebastian Thrun, a working version of Kitty Hawk's flying car will be ready by February 2018 And according to Thrun, a working version of the product will be ready by February 2018. Steve Jurvetson, one of the original investors in SpaceX, is also optimistic about flying cars, adding: 'They're kind of like autonomous cars, you get a peek of the future. And Steve Jurvetson, one of the original investors in SpaceX, is also optimistic about flying cars, adding: 'They're kind of like autonomous cars, you get a peek of the future.


Indian, Chinese IT companies discuss avenues in artificial intelligence

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On the first India-China Dalian IoT (Internet of Things) Conference, the government officials and company representatives from both sides agreed that a lot can be done if India's excellence in software technology and China's expertise in hardware are brought together. The event is being attended by 30 delegates representing the Indian government and companies, while 50 delegates from the Chinese industry are participating in the event. "Chinese hardware needs to be given soul that can come from India's software technology," said Sudhanshu Pandey, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce (India). Talking about the event, Dalian Municipal Government Mayor Xiao Shengfeng said: "India leads the world in software with a great foundation of IT and BPO services."


Graph technology the beating heart of new data management tools

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In effect, Live Data Map acts as a knowledge graph and metadata repository, and can help automation of data discovery and preparation tasks. Informatica company leaders pointed to Live Data Map as one among several signs of the company's commitment to innovation. They indicated the company has worked to improve performance of the open source Titan graph database on which Live Data Map, originally discussed at last year's edition of the conference, was built. He suggested Live Data Map and other technology activity at Informatica World 2016 show a company still very much in the game.


Marvin Minsky on Singularity 1 on 1: The Turing Test is a Joke!

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I was hoping that I will finally get my chance at the GF2045 conference in NY City. Unfortunately, Prof. Minsky had bronchitis and consequently had to speak via video. A week later, though still recovering, Marvin generously gave me a 30 min interview while attending the ISTAS13 Veilance conference in Toronto. During our conversation with Marvin Minsky we cover a variety of interesting topics such as: how he moved from biology and mathematics to Artificial Intelligence; his personal motivation and most proud accomplishment; the importance of science fiction -- in general, and his take on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein -- in particular; the Turing Test; the importance of theory of mind; the Human Brain Project; the technological singularity and why he thinks that progress in AI has stalled; his personal advice to young AI researchers...


People are really identifying with John Kelly's distraught facial expressions during Trump's UN speech

Mashable

SEE ALSO: General Kelly's face had its own press conference yesterday At the UN, Trump basically talked about parts of the world going to hell. An Associated Press photographer caught Kelly reacting during the speech, and it really looks like he went through some feels. Many, who were apparently making similar expressions while listening to Trump, called out Kelly's body language and meme'd away. John Kelly has a terrible poker face https://t.co/JIM05ybgWF John Kelly apparently went through some sort of existential crisis during Trump's UN speech.


THE DATA NATIVES CONFERENCE IS BIGGER, BETTER & BACK IN BERLIN - Dataconomy

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More than 1500 people will gather, from November 15-17, to hear from some of the world's leading experts and influencers in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT).


Highlights of EMNLP 2017: Exciting Datasets, Return of the Clusters, and More! - AYLIEN

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Four members of our research team spent the past week at the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2017) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The current generation of deep learning models is excellent at learning from data. The Subword and Character-level Models in NLP workshop discussed approaches in more detail, with invited talks on subword language models and character-level NMT. Learning better sentence representations is closely related to learning more general word representations.


Aussie firm building 'what comes after the car'

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Zoox, the autonomous mobility firm building a driverless vehicle (but not a car) from scratch, which is officially in "stealth mode", is making noise in Silicon Valley and beyond. Ford and Domino's Pizza in the US will be trialling self-driving vehicle deliveries to selected customers in Michigan. Ford and Domino's Pizza in the US will be trialling self-driving vehicle deliveries to selected customers in Michigan. Earlier this year, at another conference hosted by Stanford, Kentley-Klay let slip that Tencent, the $470 billion valued Chinese internet giant, had invested in his business.


Artificial Intelligence in Selection, the Future of Work and the New Generations, Key Topics at the 4th International HR Conference Barcelona

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On 6th October 15 top level speakers from companies such as Google, Gartner, Unilever, Global Future of Work Foundation and Ricoh USA will take part in this event which once again makes Barcelona the global centre for new game-changing and innovative trends in HR. All of these questions will be answered at the fourth edition of the International HR Conference Barcelona, organised by Advantage Consultores, which will take place on 6th October in the Telefónica Auditorium in Barcelona. In total 15 top level speakers from companies such as Google, Gartner, Unilever, Global Future of Work Foundation and Ricoh USA, among others, will participate in this year's international date for HR, at which debates will be introduced for the first time. The other speakers are: Donna Venable, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at RICOH USA; Fred Then, CEO, Co-Founder & Startup Coach at Tjaara; Isaac Hernández, Country Manager Iberia at Google for Work; Jordi Plana, CEO of Beezy; and Pau Sendra, CEO of Waynabox.


Deep Learning's Deepest Impact: AI Storming Through $6.5 Trillion Healthcare Industry - The Official NVIDIA Blog

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That makes this year's gathering of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions Society -- MICCAI 2017 -- in Quebec City, Canada, one of the best ways to understand how deep learning is improving the lives of people all around us. One sure sign of this: the number of AI-focused papers submitted by the health research community is surging. The number of AI and deep learning healthcare startups has grown more than 160 percent in the last five years, analysts estimate. Deep learning in healthcare is the leading industrial application of AI, according to venture capital tracker CB Insights, raising $1.8 billion across 270 deals since 2012.