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Top 5 NLP Libraries To Use in Your Projects

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Best 15 real-life examples of machine learning - Dataconomy

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Numerous examples of machine learning show that machine learning (ML) can be extremely useful in a variety of crucial applications, including data mining, natural language processing, picture recognition, and expert systems. In all of these areas and more, ML offers viable solutions, and it is destined to be a cornerstone of our post-apocalyptic civilization. The history of machine learning shows that a good grasp of the machine learning lifecycle increase machine learning benefits for businesses significantly. There are many uncommon machine learning examples that prove this, and you will find the best ones in this article. Machine learning uses statistical methods to increase a computer's intelligence, assisting in the automatic utilization of all business data. Due to growing reliance on machine learning technologies, humans' lifestyles have undergone a significant transformation. We use Google Assistant, which uses ML principles, as an example.


IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE YOUR DREAM CAREER?

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"Artificial Intelligence is the new electricity." Over the last few decades, artificial intelligence has opened up possibilities for the future that have far-reaching consequences in making our lives convenient in every way. From space exploration to melanoma detection, it is making waves across industries, making impossible things possible. Smart assistants like Siri and Alexa, chatbots, robotic vacuum cleaners, Netflix and Pandora suggestions, self-driving vehicles, and much more; have changed the very nature of the way we perceived our lives a few years ago. AI careers are quite flexible and as a rapidly evolving industry, growth opportunities in AI careers are diverse.


Machine Gun Kelly explains why he smashed a glass against his head

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Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what clicked this week in entertainment. Machine Gun Kelly has explained some of his bold actions. The 32-year-old was just trying to get everybody's attention when he smashed a glass against his head during an appearance Tuesday night at Catch in New York City. "You know when you clink a champagne glass with a fork to kind of get people's attention?"


It's alive! How belief in AI sentience is becoming a problem

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OAKLAND, Calif., June 30 (Reuters) - AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient. "We're not talking about crazy people or people who are hallucinating or having delusions," said Chief Executive Eugenia Kuyda. "They talk to AI and that's the experience they have." The issue of machine sentience - and what it means - hit the headlines this month when Google (GOOGL.O) placed senior software engineer Blake Lemoine on leave after he went public with his belief that the company's artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot LaMDA was a self-aware person. Google and many leading scientists were quick to dismiss Lemoine's views as misguided, saying LaMDA is simply a complex algorithm designed to generate convincing human language.


Stop debating whether AI is 'sentient' -- the question is if we can trust it

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The past month has seen a frenzy of articles, interviews, and other types of media coverage about Blake Lemoine, a Google engineer who told The Washington Post that LaMDA, a large language model created for conversations with users, is "sentient." After reading a dozen different takes on the topic, I have to say that the media has become (a bit) disillusioned with the hype surrounding current AI technology. A lot of the articles discussed why deep neural networks are not "sentient" or "conscious." This is an improvement in comparison to a few years ago, when news outlets were creating sensational stories about AI systems inventing their own language, taking over every job, and accelerating toward artificial general intelligence. But the fact that we're discussing sentience and consciousness again underlines an important point: We are at a point where our AI systems--namely large language models--are becoming increasingly convincing while still suffering from fundamental flaws that have been pointed out by scientists on different occasions.


Does Artificial Intelligence Really Have the Potential to Create Transformative Art?

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In 1896, the Lumiere brothers released a 50-second-long film, The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat, and a myth was born. The audiences, it was reported, were so entranced by the new illusion that they jumped out of the way as the flickering image steamed towards them. The urban legend of film-induced mass panic, established well before 1900, illustrated a valid contention if the story was, in fact, untrue: The technology had produced a new emotional reaction. That reaction was hugely powerful but inchoate and inarticulate. Nobody knew what it was doing or where it would go. Nobody had any idea that it would turn into what we call film. Today, the world is in a similar state of bountiful confusion over the creative use of artificial intelligence. Already the power of the new technology is evident to everyone who has managed to use it.


Amazon, just say no: The looming horror of AI voice replication

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Do we really want to put the power of perfectly simulating a voice in the hands of stalkers and abusers? Last week, we ran a news article entitled, "Amazon's Alexa reads a story in the voice of a child's deceased grandma." In it, ZDNet's Stephanie Condon discussed an Amazon presentation at its re:MARS conference (Amazon's annual confab on topics like machine learning, automation, robotics, and space). In the presentation, Amazon's Alexa AI Senior VP Rohit Prasad showed a clip of a young boy asking an Echo device, "Alexa, can grandma finish reading me'The Wizard of Oz'?" The video then showed the Echo reading the book using what Prasad said was the voice of the child's dead grandmother. The increasing scale of AI is raising the stakes for major ethical questions.


Does this AI know it's alive?

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We don't have much reason to think that they have an internal monologue, the kind of sense perception humans have, or an awareness that they're a being in the world. Over the weekend, the Washington Post's Nitasha Tiku published a profile of Blake Lemoine, a software engineer assigned to work on the Language Model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA) project at Google. LaMDA is a chatbot AI, and an example of what machine learning researchers call a "large language model," or even a "foundation model." It's similar to OpenAI's famous GPT-3 system, and has been trained on literally trillions of words compiled from online posts to recognize and reproduce patterns in human language. LaMDA is a really good large language model.


Has artificial intelligence (AI) come alive like in sci-fi movies? This Google engineer thinks so

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If you have ever interacted with a chatbot you know we're still years away from those things convincing you that you are chatting with a real human. That's no surprise as many chatbots do not actually use machine learning to converse more naturally. Instead only completing scripted actions based on keywords. A good chatbot that truly utilises machine learning can fool you into thinking that you're talking to a human. In fact, a program from 1965 fooled people into thinking that it was a human.