How artificial intelligence will impact the future of healthcare


"IBM's Watson read 25 million scientific papers in a week." Quartz Magazine reported on an AI called AtomNet that promises to develop new drug treatments for dangerous diseases like Ebola and multiple sclerosis. Computer-assisted coding isn't exactly a form of artificial intelligence, but some in the industry promised that it would improve coder productivity and efficiency using a spell checker-like system called NLP. By auditing all charts prior to billing, eValuator acts as a highly skilled AI auditor, flagging any charts that are likely to have mistakes.

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'Ask Fred' - named after Britain's legendary three-time Wimbledon champion Fred Perry - is enabled by IBM's Watson technology and offers a cognitive assistant to answer questions from fans visiting the event. Supporters not at the All England Club but following the tournament will also be offered an improved experience this year. Wimbledon 2017 will see the launch of automated highlights packages, generated using IBM Watson and other video and audio technologies. An Artificial Intelligence system will pick out the key moments of the match based on analysis of crowd noise, players' facial expressions and a knowledge of when the clutch moments like set and break points took place.

Lunch gets seriously weird when an AI decides what's on the menu


Earlier today, I attended a press event for IBM's Watson at London's iconic Wimbledon tennis grounds. It was actually a menu invisioned by IBM's Watson cognitive computing platform. Dining with Chef Watson was certainly an experience, and mixed the conventional with the utterly, utterly weird. Update: this is what a cognitive breakfast looks like.

IBM is telling Congress not to fear the rise of an AI 'overlord'


To hear IBM tell it, much of the recent criticism around machine learning, robotics and other kinds of AI amounts to merely "fear mongering." Along with a private meeting with some lawmakers near Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Kenny is urging Congress to avoid reacting out of fear and pursuing some proposals, like an idea from Bill Gates to tax robots, as regulators debate how to handle this fast-growing field. More From Recode: More manufacturing jobs came back to the US than left last year Read Mark Zuckerberg's full commencement address at Harvard Mark Zuckerberg called on Harvard's graduates to help save the environment and cure all disease Self-driving cars, trucks and drones, for example, can't just take to the roads and skies without permission from local and federal regulators, which are only just beginning to loosen restrictions on those industries. "Technological advancements have always stoked fears and concern over mass job loss," Kenny wrote in his Tuesday letter to Congress.

Wimbledon serves up a new take on journalism in the age of AI


But that's not to say that it's stuck in the past -- thanks to a partnership with IBM, Wimbledon is using Watson to automate key parts of the iconic tennis event. One area where this is most apparent is in the editorial side of the iconic tennis tournament. Previously, the task of creating highlight packages and annotating photographs would be the responsibility of a human. Watson can generate highlight packages without any human input.

How to use Watson Speech to Text utilities to increase accuracy - Artificial Intelligence


I thought I would take a moment to play with Watson Speech to Text and a utility that was released a few months ago. So the purpose of asking about a puppy is that I have a sample conversation system that is about buying a dog. Learn how to use Watson Speech to Text API to increase your accuracy. We've included links S2T utilities download links and sample .wav I thought I would take a moment to play with Watson Speech to Text and a utility that was released a few months ago.

Retail Decision-Making is Now Easy with IBM Watson Commerce Insights


IBM Watson Commerce Insights (WCI), with embedded cognitive capabilities, is a cloud-based solution that is compatible with any commerce or web analytics platform. WCI unleashes actionable insights through understanding of business, customer and market data that are key to the performance, operation, and growth of your digital commerce business. Watson Commerce Insights is compatible with all standard commerce and web analytics platforms such as IBM WebSphere Commerce, as well as other vendors like Salesforce Commerce Cloud, SAP Hybris, and Magento. Watson Commerce Insights understands data from web analytics platforms like IBM Digital Analytics, Google Analytics, and Adobe Analytics, and combines it with other customer and business data to deliver deep and meaningful insights to the online merchandiser.

Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Education: Scary, Harmful, Or Awesome? - eLearning Industry


Super-intelligence is a True AI created by humans, powerful enough to create intelligent machines on its own and thus being able to eliminate humans as the weak link in the new world order. Basically, Emma puts plagiarism checking in any written paper on its head. Of course, for education, especially in the recent decades of information era, checking papers for authorship is getting both harder and more relevant. Ms. Watson studied the most popular questions and answers through the years and learned how to answer similar questions.

IBM to engage with developers on AI, machine learning, IoT


New Delhi: Tech giant IBM is looking at engaging with developers in India in areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) to help them hone their skills for new technology trends. From India's perspective, we think it is the right time for developers to work on technology areas like AI, ML, data science and we want to help them in their journey," IBM India/SA country leader developer ecosystem and start-ups Seema Kumar told PTI. Using IBM technology, say for example Watson, developers can come out with solutions that can help solve problems in not just their community but also in others, she said. IBM's Watson is a cognitive artificial intelligence platform that can analyse huge amounts of data.

IBM Redbooks Building Cognitive Applications with IBM Watson Services: Volume 1 Getting Started


The Building Cognitive Applications with IBM Watson Services series is a seven-volume collection that introduces IBM Watson cognitive computing services. The series includes an overview of specific IBM Watson services with their associated architectures and simple code examples. This IBM Redbooks publication, Volume 1, introduces cognitive computing, its motivating factors, history, and basic concepts. This volume describes the industry landscape for cognitive computing and introduces Watson, the cognitive computing offering from IBM.