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What’s happened in AI: May 14th-20th

By | May 23, 2018

Interesting week in AI to say the least. To start, a school in China is now using AI to catch students who aren’t paying attention and/or napping. RIP to those students if they were anything like me in school. Meanwhile across the pond, the Metropolitan (U.K) police admitted their facial recognition technology has an abysmal… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: May 7th-13th

By | May 15, 2018

Busy week in many different areas of the AI world. Highlights include Google hosting their annual I/O festival for developers, and the White House finally taking concrete steps to foster AI collaboration between the private sector and government by hosting an AI summit. Meanwhile, on the autonomous vehicle front, Drive.AI announced a ride-haling services pilot program… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: April 23rd-29th

By | May 1, 2018

This week featured many positive news stories. Most notable was the use of new facial recognition software by police in India to find thousands of missing children. Always great to see the use of AI to help make the world a safer and better place. Company developments: IAI developing autonomous vehicles – Apr. 29, 2018… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: April 1st-7th

By | April 8, 2018

This week has seen a heavy push on policies and government initiatives related to AI. Looks like the Uber accident in Arizona has failed to deter most regulatory bodies from halting autonomous vehicle legislation and policy. Among the many other developments this week, for all ramen lovers, Google has developed a program that can categorize… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: March 8th-15th

By | March 15, 2018

Breakthroughs / studies: Artificial intelligence can make power firms more efficient: consultancy – Mar. 12, 2018 (Reuters) Utilities can increase their efficiency by using more artificial intelligence (AI) technology, such as software to predict demand swings in the power grid or to control home appliances, consultancy Roland Berger said European utilities could achieve efficiency gains… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: February 18th-28th

By | March 1, 2018

Industry breakthroughs Artificial Intelligence More Accurate Than Lawyers for Reviewing Contracts, New Study Reveals – Feb. 26th, 2018 (PR Newswire) In a new study, LawGeex, the leading AI contract review platform, has achieved an average 94% accuracy rate at surfacing risks in Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), one of the most common legal agreements used in business.… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: December 1st-15th

By | December 16, 2017

Exciting two weeks in AI. Highlights include Andrew Ng’s new startup Landing.ai, Black in AI panel at NIPS 2017 and Google announcing its AI made its own AI. Also, check out Venturebeat’s AI weekly update as they do a fantastic job. Company news / recent developments: Google’s AI made its own AI, and it’s better… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: October 9th-16th

By | October 17, 2017

Lots of great activity this week. Notable developments include Alibaba’s reveal of its massive research arm, the UAE’s Centennial 2070 objectives and Marvelstone Group’s plans for the largest AI hub in the world to be built in Singapore. Company highlights/other Facebook launches two datasets to improve AI video analysis The Scenes, Objects, and Actions dataset… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: October 1st-October 8th

By | October 10, 2017

Partnerships SparkCognition and British Army Collaborate to Advance Artificial Intelligence Applications for Defense (10/4/17) The AI company’s Defense team will consult with the British Army on the role of machine learning in military applications and contribute to research on future military planning Policy & Regulation DeepMind announces ethics group to focus on problems of AI… Read More »