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) …
Twitter launched a set of premium application programming interfaces that will give developers access to more data such as Tweets per request as well as more complex queries. These premium APIs will serve as a bridge between Twitter's free APIs and enterprise versions. Twitter on its most recent earnings report noted that its data platform is among its fastest growing businesses. Prior to the premium APIs, Twitter offered basic query functionality and access to basic data for free and real-time and historical data for enterprises. The premium APIs are expected to bridge a gap and create an upgrade path from free to pay to enterprise with better reliability.
In contrast, only half of firms with low levels of customer experience satisfaction and low brand recognition currently employ enabling technologies -- and ten percent have no intention of doing so. The combined power of automation with the finesse of the human touch across the enterprise delivers the kind of blended AI solution every customer experience leader needs today." Overall, Getting to Iconic determines iconic companies are much more advanced in their deployment of leading customer experience technologies, including the use of emerging AI applications. Getting to Iconic is a briefing paper by MIT Technology Review based on a global survey of business leaders conducted between May and July 2017.
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 -- Marketo, Inc., the leading provider of engagement marketing software and solutions, has announced Marketo ContentAI, an artificial intelligence-powered solution that engages each customer with the most relevant content across channels. Today's announcement reinforces Marketo's commitment to providing marketers with leading-edge AI solutions that empower them to win in the Engagement Economy. The solution is built natively on the Marketo Engagement Platform, leveraging the platform's customer data repository for more precise and personalized experiences at every touchpoint. For more information about this and Marketo's other natively built AI solutions visit www.marketo.com.
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Running OptiX 5.0 on the NVIDIA DGX Station -- the company's recently introduced deskside AI workstation -- will give designers, artists and other content-creation professionals the rendering capability of 150 standard CPU-based servers. To achieve equivalent rendering performance of a DGX Station, content creators would need access to a render farm with more than 150 servers that require some 200 kilowatts of power, compared with 1.5 kilowatts for a DGX Station. Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the impact, benefits, performance and availability of NVIDIA OptiX 5.0 SDK and the NVIDIA DGX Station; AI transforming industries and having the potential to turbocharge the creative process are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: global economic conditions; our reliance on third parties to manufacture, assemble, package and test our products; the impact of technological development and competition; development of new products and technologies or enhancements to our existing product and technologies; market acceptance of our products or our partners' products; design, manufacturing or software defects; changes in consumer preferences or demands; changes in industry standards and interfaces; unexpected loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated into systems; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended April 30, 2017.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – July 19, 2017 – DeviceBits, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) software company that offers predictive, self-learning platforms that help companies adopt self-service customer support materials, announced today its Academy offering will host digital self-support materials for customers of Nex-Tech Wireless. Nex-Tech Wireless focuses on providing its customers cutting-edge technology including 4G LTE data and mobile services, as well as the latest wireless equipment and competitive wireless plans that provide nationwide coverage. As part of the agreement, Nex-Tech Wireless has selected DeviceBits to deploy the Nex-Tech Wireless Academy and Support Predict Platform for self-service digital customer support materials. Nex-Tech Wireless focuses on providing its customers cutting-edge technology including 4G LTE data and mobile services, as well as the latest wireless equipment and competitive wireless plans that provide nationwide coverage.
Google-parent Alphabet, which has enjoyed revenue growth rate of over 20 percent for the past five quarters, said on Monday that TAC, or traffic acquisition costs, jumped 28 percent to $5.09 billion in the second quarter. MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – France's Vivendi has tightened its grip on Telecom Italia by removing its CEO Flavio Cattaneo and paving the way for a joint venture between its own pay-TV Canal and the Italian group, in a boost to the French firm's ambitions to become a southern European media powerhouse. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley baron Elon Musk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots will become smart enough to kill their human creators. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc heads toward its quarterly earnings report on Thursday with a stock that has risen more than 40 percent since April when much of Wall Street was ready to write off the tech company.
Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects. Seeing AI demonstrates how technology can make the world more inclusive. Note: Currency feature will be available in future.
"Halli Labs is applying modern ML techniques to old problems and domains to help technology march on in its timeless purpose-- that of giving superhuman powers to all of us humans in letting us do whatever we want to do, better," the post read. Pankaj Gupta, an Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and Stanford University alumnus, is the founder of Halli Labs. He is "building products based on applied ML in speech recognition and NLP domains," Jhala's Linkedin profile said. "Welcome Pankaj and the team at Halli Labs to Google.