Earlier than Jan-3-2018


Lyft will offer autonomous rides in Las Vegas during CES

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Rideshare company Lyft is has been working to make autonomous cars a reality lately. The company's pilot in Boston recently launched, thanks to a partnership with nuTonomy. Now Lyft has extended its partnership to nuTonomy's parent company Aptiv, to give rides to folks attending the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 9th through the 12th.


Machine Learning Techniques for Predictive Maintenance

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Everyday, we depend on many systems and machines. We use a car to travel, a lift go up and down, and a plane to fly. Electricity comes through turbines and in a hospital machine keeps us alive. Some failures are an just an inconvenience, while others could mean life or death. When stakes are high, we perform regular maintenance on our systems.


10 predictions for deep learning in 2018

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I've got this ominous feeling that 2018 could be the year that everything changes dramatically. The incredible breakthroughs we saw in 2017 for deep learning will carry over in a very powerful way in 2018. A lot of work coming from 2017's research will migrate into everyday software applications.


Zipline Expands Its Medical Delivery Drones Across East Africa

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While Amazon and United Parcel Service pour considerable resources into finding ways of using drones to deliver such things as shoes and dog treats, Zipline has been saving lives in Rwanda since October 2016 with drones that deliver blood. Zipline's autonomous fixed-wing drones now form an integral part of Rwanda's medical-supply infrastructure, transporting blood products from a central distribution center to hospitals across the country. And in 2018, Zipline's East African operations will expand to include Tanzania, a much larger country.


AI and robotics experts will be the most sought after professionals in 2018

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A lot of people have inhibitions regarding artificial intelligence taking over the world, and inevitably their jobs. And we've been seeing that in almost every sector. For example, a lot of jobs that were previously being done by humans are now increasingly becoming automated, and AI – like it or hate it - seems to be the way forward for many industries. But quite contrary to our fears, the increased adoption of AI, machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) in business strategies and analytics will only increase jobs for human beings, according to recruitment experts.


A.I. and Big Data Could Power a New War on Poverty

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When it comes to artificial intelligence and jobs, the prognostications are grim. The conventional wisdom is that A.I. might soon put millions of people out of work -- that it stands poised to do to clerical and white collar workers over the next two decades what mechanization did to factory workers over the past two. And that is to say nothing of the truckers and taxi drivers who will find themselves unemployed or underemployed as self-driving cars take over our roads. But it's time we start thinking about A.I.'s potential benefits for society as well as its drawbacks. The big-data and A.I. revolutions could also help fight poverty and promote economic stability.



Top Law Firm Technology Trends to Watch for in 2018 - Clio

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For the second year in a row, we surveyed a number of great minds in the legal community for their opinions on legal tech. From bitcoin and blockchain to A.I. and chatbots, there's plenty to get excited about.


Twitter's Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Live Video with Cortex

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Live streaming has become most popular across the world through smartphone applications. Many applications like Periscope, Meerkat, Facebook live etc. had become very popular. Social platforms are focusing on the various technologies to make their step forward in business and success. Recently, Twitter was developing the new technology which recognises the happenings in live video automatically.


Datametrex AI Announces New Advisory Board Member Spiros Margaris

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TORONTO, Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Datametrex AI Limited (the "Company" or "Datametrex") (TSXV:DM) (FSE:D4G) is pleased to announce its appointment of internationally recognized FinTech, InsurTech, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) influencer and venture capitalist Spiros Margaris to its advisory board. He regularly appears in the top three positions of established global industry influencer rankings.