This is software to save lives. Facebook’s new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts for patterns of suicidal thoughts, and when necessary send mental health resources to the user at risk or their friends, or contact local first-responders.
28 Nov 2017, business.mega.mu
The war between AI and humanity may be a long a way off, but the war between tech billionaire and tech billionaire is only just beginning. Today on Twitter, Elon Musk dismissed Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the threat posed by artificial intelligence as “limited,” after the Facebook founder disparaged comments Musk made on the subject earlier this month.
25 Jul 2017, business.mega.mu
A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm's AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country.
23 May 2017, business.mega.mu
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma said society should prepare for decades of pain as the internet disrupts the economy.
25 Apr 2017, business.mega.mu
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to The Wall Street Journal.
28 Mar 2017, business.mega.mu
Google's DeepMind is teaming up with the makers of the StarCraft video game to train its artificial intelligence systems.
07 Nov 2016, business.mega.mu
Samsung has agreed to acquire Viv, an AI and assistant system co-founded by Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer and Chris Brigham — who created Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. The three left Apple in the years after the acquisition and founded Viv in 2012.
18 Oct 2016, business.mega.mu
The positives outweigh the negatives. So let’s get to work. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us today—and it’s often invisible as we go about our daily lives.
29 Jun 2016, business.mega.mu
Siri may be synonymous with the words "digital assistant," but Apple's sassy assistant will soon have a lot more competition — and it's going to come from the same people who first created Siri in 2007.
10 May 2016, business.mega.mu