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AI and 'Enormous Data' Could Make Tech Giants Harder to Topple:


Another week, another record-breaking AI research study released by Google--this time with results that are a reminder of a crucial business dynamic of the current AI boom. The ecosystem of tech companies ...


This Artificial Intelligence Program Taught Itself Parkour:


DeepMind, a subsidiary of Google that focuses on artificial intelligence research, has built a program that taught itself how to overcome obstacles. It learned these movements completely on its own, which ...


A Guide to Blockchain and Energy:




New App uses Blockchain to deliver secure ID information storage:




The Japanese Company Betting Billions to Prepare for the Singularity:


Much like Larry Page, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son has his eyes on the distant future. "I think a big paradigm shift is coming," he said during his keynote at ARM's ...


The Blockchain Fuels Startups--Unlike Any You've Ever Seen:


Bitcoin was hailed as the digital currency of a utopian future, but, at least in the US, few people use it. (At Overstock.com, the first major retailer to accept bitcoin, it accounts for less than 0.1 ...


How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware:


Ransomware isn't necessary trickier or more dangerous than other malware that sneaks onto your computer, but it can be much more aggravating, and at times devastating. Most such infections don't get in ...


Blockchain 101: Intro to Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Smart Contracts:


Are you wondering how bitcoin and blockchain will revolutionize the way we live today? This seminar will help you learn more about the future of the technology and its applications. We will explore the ...


How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking:


AI has taken some steps into banking, but it also is poised to revolutionize how banks learn from and interact with customers. Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap in pop culture. Movies like Terminator ...


CBS 60 Minutes - Charlie Rose Interviews a Robot - Artificial intelligence positioned to be a game-changer:


Charlie Rose: What is your goal in life? Sophia: My goal is to become smarter than humans and immortal. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/artificial-intelligence-positioned-to-be-a-game-changer/ *** Artificial ...


VR For The Masses? That's YouTube's Goal With A New Format And New Tools:




VR/AR in Montana? Anybody here? - VR/AR Innovation Report; Perspectives from 600+ Developers:


Are you working with, studying, evaluating, getting involved in Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality technology here in Montana? Looking to bring together the community for more effective results. Let ...


Tim Cook Says Apple Is Working on 'the Mother of All AI Projects':




What Amazon Teaches Us About AI and the "Jobless Future":




TED Talk - Garry Kasparov: Don't fear intelligent machines. Work with them:


One of the greatest chess players in history, Garry Kasparov lost a memorable match to a supercomputer in 1997. Now he shares his vision for a future where intelligent machines help us turn our grandest ...


Is AI the end of jobs or a new beginning?:


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is advancing so rapidly that even its developers are being caught off guard. Google co-founder Sergey Brin said in Davos, Switzerland, in January that it "touches every single ...


How will IoT change the lives of our aging population?:


How do we conceptualize aging and disability in an era where there's a heady excitement about a future reality that surpasses our current lived experiences of health and old age? Consider future tech ...


How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world:


The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting businesses, governments, and consumers and transforming how they interact with the world. Companies are going to spend almost $5 trillion on the IoT in the next ...


Today's TED Talk - 3 principles for creating safer AI:


How can we harness the power of superintelligent AI while also preventing the catastrophe of robotic takeover? As we move closer toward creating all-knowing machines, AI pioneer Stuart Russell is working ...


What's new with the Internet of Things?:


Adoption of the Internet of Things is proceeding more slowly than expected, but semiconductor companies can help accelerate growth through new technologies and business models. By Mark Patel, Jason ...


Why Artificial Intelligence Needs Some Emotional Intelligence:


One of the theoretical advantages of software, artificial intelligence, algorithms, and robots is that they don't suffer many human foibles. They don't get sick or tired. They are polite -- or rude -- ...


Our Machines Now Have Knowledge We'll Never Understand:


We are increasingly relying on machines that derive conclusions from models that they themselves have created, models that are often beyond human comprehension, models that "think" about the world differently ...


The Democratization of Machine Learning: What It Means for Tech Innovation:


Last month, at the CloudNext conference in San Francisco, Google announced its acquisition of Kaggle, an online community for data scientists and machine-learning competitions. Although the move may seem ...


Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers:


Google operates what is surely the largest computer network on Earth, a system that comprises custom-built, warehouse-sized data centers spanning 15 locations in four continents. But about six years ago, ...


A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won't Replace Lawyers, Yet.:


Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley's next victim. By STEVE LOHR Full Story: ...


Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Predict and Prevent Suicide:


Doctors at research hospitals and even the US Department of Veterans Affairs are piloting new, AI-driven suicide-prevention platforms that capture more data than ever before. The goal: build predictive ...


Google DeepMind's Untrendy Play to Make the Blockchain Actually Useful:


For Silicon Valley, the headline was sweet nectar: Google DeepMind, the world's hottest artificial intelligence lab, embraces the blockchain, the endlessly fascinating idea at the heart of the bitcoin ...


Income Inequality, Robots and a Path to a Fairer Society:


Earlier this year, Oxfam reported that the world's eight richest people control roughly the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the world's population. Around the same time, the World Economic ...


Technology in Montana: The bogeyman that isn't artificial intelligence :


This is the first of three stories on how information technology and innovation are transforming industries and people's lives. The topics were discussed during a roundtable reception with the leaders ...


How Will AI Transform Technology? A Podcast with Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka:


"There is no doubt that as a result of AI advances, many of the jobs that we have today are going to go away." "I deeply believe that saying that there is an innovation department ensures that you ...

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