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Elon Musk's dreams of merging AI and brains are likely to remain just that -- for at least a decade

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Elon Musk wants to fix disability, replace language as we know it, and use brain implants to usher us into a telepathic world. And he wants the first part of this to be done in the next four years. All of this could theoretically work, experts say. But probably not on the timeline that Musk has set.


Mark Zuckerberg's 'Jarvis' Addresses AI's Biggest Challenges

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If you have seen the movie'Iron Man', you might remember Tony Stark's home computing system J.A.R.V.I.S; an artificially intelligent home computing system that took care of everything from the home's heating and cooling systems to Stark's hot rod in the garage. It looked pretty great on screen, but unlike to AI technologies today, Stark's AI assistant:


Misconceptions about IoT Systems and Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become the latest buzzword in the IT industry. Everything from the dishwasher and fridge to TVs and cars has become connected due to the Internet of Things (IoT), and with AI, many think that these products are going to think like human beings. Computers have certainly become more intelligent. In 2016, Google's AI software called AlphaGo finally beat one of the top Go players in the world, a feat that had been thought to be impossible as Go is very complex.



Will Artificial Intelligence Change The World For the Better? Or Worse? Read our new policy paper

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a concept that has a long standing tradition in the realm of science-fiction, popularized by Hollywood movies and iconic writers such as Isaac Asimov. However, AI has also received increased attention in recent years following news of progress in the field and the prospect of new, tangible, innovation such as self-driving cars. The Internet has played an important role in these developments, particularly as the platform for AI enabled services – some with significant implications for the continued development of a trusted Internet.


US Coast Guard Plans To Use Voice Recognition To Stop Prank Calls

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The U.S. Coast Guard has seen an uptick in the number of fake distress calls it has received in recent months and is looking to counter the problem with voice recognition technology, the Verge reported.


Keeping Your Job in the Age of Automation

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Summary: What are the real threats of job loss from real and AI enhanced virtual robots? How do we position ourselves and our children to succeed in this new environment?


How can machine learning create features in human-understandable ways?

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Without loads of data, we have problems that not even the most intelligent machine learning systems can solve. Simple directions become extremely difficult without a destination. Navigating and processing a healthcare claim is impossible without a payer identified. Finding the best vet for a pet is difficult without knowing the species.


5 Artificial Intelligence and Data Predictions for 2017

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The Artificial Intelligence environment and the Data that powers it, look very different from a year ago. The predictions below broadly consider the public landscape over the coming year, some of the challenges to consider and how to keep things moving in the right direction.


Government must extend machine learning support across education and industry

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Machine learning algorithms lack common sense, have limited understanding of human intentions and seem incapable of transferring knowledge from one domain to an entirely different problem area.