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The Future Of AI With Alexy Khrabrov

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FILE - In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's self-driving Lexus drives along a street during a demonstration at Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. While the Boston region is a center for robotics and artificial intelligence research, none of the Northeast states allows self-driving cars to be driven or tested on public roads. But Massachusetts officials are looking in 2016 at turning part of the former Devens military base into a self-driving testing ground.


Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app

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Babylon Health, the U.K. startup that offers a digital healthcare app using a mixture of artificial intelligence (AI) and video and text consultations with doctors and specialists, has raised $60 million in new funding.


AIDoc Medical raises $7M to bring AI to medical imaging analysis

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We are probably still quite some way off from seeing Artificial Intelligence (AI) replace doctors, but there are already lots of proven use-cases where AI is being used to augment the medical profession. One proven area is in medical imaging where AI and computer vision is helping with medical scan and imaging analysis to help support radiologists and other clinicians.


New Communitech incubator set to tap world of big data

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James Slifierz is making the rounds of New York City investors as he prepares to move his startup -- Skywatch -- into the Communitech Data Hub in Waterloo.


9 Computational Drug Discovery Startups Using AI - Nanalyze

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Recently we talked before how big data is the new frontier with just .05% of all data available today having been analyzed.


This is how Trump, Obama, and Clinton would sound if they were robots

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A startup called Lyrebird is using machine learning to clone people's voices, and its first efforts are nothing short of terrifying. The Canadian company posted a 30-second clip on SoundCloud Friday showing off the capabilities of its algorithms.


In Coded Warning, Scientists Say Brexit May End U.K.'s Lead in AI

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A group of prominent academics and tech executives fear that the U.K.'s exit from the European Union could jeopardize the U.K.'s lead in the development of machine learning technologies.


How AI Startups Must Compete with Google Dr Fei-Fei Li (Google Cloud) & Mike Abbott (KPCB)

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Mike Abbott, Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, sits with Dr. Fei Fei Li, Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford, and the Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and the Stanford Vision Lab. Dr Li's main research areas are in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and cognitive and computational neuroscience. She has published more than 150 scientific articles in top-tier journals and conferences and invented ImageNet and the ImageNet Challenge, a critical large-scale dataset and benchmarking effort that has contributed to the latest developments in deep learning and AI.


Machine Intelligence Exchange DEBUT in Paris

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Our first Machine Intelligence event in Paris will be kicked off at Numa and will cover the following topics: deep learning, NLP, computer vision, voice recognition, self-driving car and jet and how they apply to different industries. From psychology to medicine, global policy, or even how can we prevent terrorist attacks.


Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human

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Cameras help autonomous vehicles read street signs and the color of traffic lights. But LiDARs, aka light detection and ranging systems, do the important work of sensing and helping cars avoid obstacles, whether that's a fallen tree, drunk driver, or a child running out into the road.