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Google's New AI Head Jeff Dean Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI:


Google's CEO says AI will influence everything the company does, a strategy he dubs "AI First." Google's heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company's software write music and ...


Watch Jordan Peele use AI to make Barack Obama deliver a PSA about fake news:


What does the future of fake news look like? No one really knows, but here's a little sampler from Jordan Peele and BuzzFeed, who teamed up to make the above PSA. Using some of the latest AI techniques, ...


AI Could Lead to Job Loss in Near Future, More Dire Consequences Further Off:


Laura Tyson, a prominent economist at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, said Friday that the Trump administration's recent tax overhaul will fuel the loss of jobs to artificial intelligence by increasing ...


How Blockchain Technology Could Make Zoning Work for People:


Picture this: A developer owns a plot of land in a gentrifying neighborhood. Under current zoning codes, and with current market incentives, the best bang they could get for their buck is to build high-rise ...


IBM Backs Blockchain Technology, Hails It as the Future of Digital Innovation:


The world's smallest computer, while limited in its functionality, is designed to help organizations incorporate blockchain platforms into their supply chain systems so as to make the verification of ...


Emmanuel Macron Talks to WIRED About France's AI Strategy:




This Start-Up Uses Human Swarm Intelligence to Develop AI That Can Predict the Future:




The FCC Should Use Blockchain to Manage Wireless Spectrum:


The technology at the heart of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin--blockchain--has captured the world's attention, much as the internet, peer-to-peer file transfers, apps, and the cloud did before it. Simply ...


12 Startups Utilizing Blockchain Technology in New Ways:




Emerging Technologies That Will Transform Experiences:


We're all aware of the immense impact that technology has had on the ways in which consumers interact with brands. Think about some early inventions--such as the telephone in 1876 and the television ...


Sierra Leone Becomes the First Country to Hold a Blockchain-Powered Presidential Election:




11 Times AI Beat Humans at Games, Art, Law and Everything in Between:




Firth's Tech: Can artificial intelligence kill us all? Most likely, yes.:


Yes. In fact, there is already a movie out about how this will happen: the 1984 Terminator movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The problem with the movie is that it includes time travel, which likely ...


This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town:




How AI-Driven Insurance Could Reduce Gun Violence:




Blockchain and the Promise of an Open, Decentralized Internet:


Blockchain has the potential to address some of fundamental problems affecting today's internet. The technology, as well as the various cryptocurrencies it makes possible, has been in the news lately, ...


AI Proves to Be 10% Faster and More Accurate Than Top Human Lawyers:




This New AI System can See What You Are Thinking:


It's always frightening to know that another person can read your thoughts. Imagine the case where technology can see what you are thinking! Japanese computer scientists have developed an AI system ...


Three sectors being transformed by artificial intelligence:


With job automation, driverless cars and facial recognition hacks topping last year's headlines, artificial intelligence and machine learning have evolved from futuristic sci-fi to mainstream enterprise ...


These Are The Transformative Technologies That MIT Says Will Shape Our Future:




Watch a Human Try to Fight Off That Door-Opening Robot Dog:


Hey, remember that dog-like robot, SpotMini, that Boston Dynamics showed off last week, the one that opened a door for its robot friend? Well, the company just dropped a new video starring the canine ...


Workforce programs will need to be overhauled in the age of artificial intelligence:




Google hopes AI can predict heart disease by looking at retinas:




As China marches forward on AI, the White House is silent:


In July, China unveiled a plan to become the world leader in artificial intelligence and create an industry worth $150 billion to its economy by 2030. To technologists working on AI in the United States, ...


5 Ways Blockchain Is Changing The Face Of Innovation of 2018:


The surging popularity of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies offers a vision of a more efficient world where individuals can deal directly with each other without trusted centralised institutions. That's ...


Could blockchain bring the end of resume exaggeration?:


all it exaggeration or stretching the truth, the fact is that many people lie on their resume. For recruiters and hiring managers, the problem is so widespread that it is, to some degree, expected. How ...


How Artificial Intelligence Is Edging Its Way Into Our Lives:


In Phoenix, cars are self-navigating the streets. In many homes, people are barking commands at tiny machines, with the machines responding. On our smartphones, apps can now recognize faces in photos ...


Startup Raises $20 Million to Launch a Blockchain-Based YouTube Competitor:


Autonomous video startup Lino intends to rival YouTube by building its video distribution network with blockchain technology. The company has secured the fund from Chinese seed investor ZhenFund. By ...


Bitcoin Mining as Economic Development:




These 20 Companies are Placing Big Bets on Blockchain Technology:


Though the Bitcoin craze has died down, multiple companies are still very interested in applying blockchain technology to their products and services. By Taylor Donovan Barnett https://interestingengineering.com/these-20-companies-are-placing-big-bets-on-blockchain-technology?_source=newsletter&_campaign=ogbZ7Pp2aVyo&_uid=nXe0N3Xbxr&_h=64cc3b5d9718727b8670189a16e07bec629326aa&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=mailing&utm_campaign=Newsletter-06-02-2018 ...

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