Elon Musk recently said that the threat of Artificial Intelligence is more dangerous than that of North Korea's nuclear ambitions. While I don't pretend to be a foreign policy expert, I'm confident that Musk's commentary oversimplifies things at the very least.
Scholars from California to Massachusetts have been working on cutting-edge math and computer-science tools that could help federal courts identify voting districts that are drawn unfairly. Gerrymandering, the practice of drawing voting maps to favor certain voting groups, has regained attention recently through lawsuits in North Carolina and Wisconsin.
A STUDENT has spoken of how much support he was given after revealing he was transgender while studying for his A-levels. Daniel Walker, from Nelson and Colne College, achieved three As in computer science, maths and further maths and will go on to study computer science at the University of York.
SAN FRANCISCO: Silicon Valley technology company ThoughtSpot has completed a US$120 million funding round to fuel the start-up's new artificial intelligence endeavor. ThoughtSpot, based in Palo Alto, California, said on Thursday it had raised US$60 million from investors in a financing round led by venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 's quarterly revenue beat analysts' estimates, powered by Chinese consumers' thirst for cheaper and higher quality goods online. Revenue at China's biggest e-commerce company rose 56 percent to 50.2 billion yuan in the three months ended June, the company said.
Version 5 of Apple's Swift language used for iOS and MacOS application development will arrive in late 2018 with ABI stability in the standard Swift library a primary focus-delaying a feature originally intended for the upcoming Swift 4 release . Locking down the ABI iin Swift 5 will mean any future compiler versions can produce binaries that conform to the stable ABI.
Belarus-based AIMatter confirmed the news in a short and sweet notice posted on the firm's website on Wednesday, but as reported by TechCrunch , the deal has been rumored since May. AIMatter is the startup behind Fabby , a mobile application which uses artificial intelligence to boost self-taken photos with a range of creative effects, such as tone adjustment, colors, masks, backgrounds, and makeup designs. The app has been downloaded over two million times among iOS users, while the Android version -- launched in March -- has snagged between 100,000 and 500,000 user downloads.
Nearly 60 companies looking to help ZF create next-generation solutions for autonomous driving, connectivity and artificial intelligence had 3 minutes to present their ideas at the supplier's so-called "pitch night." There is a big number that ZF Friedrichshafen's head of advanced engineering is determined to reduce.
Quantum Computing Market by Revenue Source, Application , Industry , and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023 The quantum computing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.04% between 2017 and 2023 and is expected to be valued at by 2023. The key factors driving the growth of the quantum computing market are the rising incidences of cybercrime, early adoption of quantum computing technology in the automotive and defense industry, and increasing investments by government entities in the quantum computing market.
Cisco Systems reported fiscal fourth-quarter results Wednesday that were in line with expectations, but also suggested the networking equipment maker is still dealing with a so-called "Trump Effect" that has impacted federal government spending on high-end computing gear. After the stock market closed, Cisco said it earned $2.4 billion, or 48 cents a share, compared to a profit of $2.8 billion, or 56 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
"We are ensuring that our kids have the skills they need to be the next generation of creators and leaders," de Blasio said. The schools will teach computer science basics such as coding, robotics and programming, bringing the total number of elementary schools in the city's Software Engineering Program to 23 schools in all five boroughs.
IMAGE: Left-to-right: UW professor of computer science and engineering Tadayoshi Kohno, UW doctoral student Rajalakshmi Nandakumar and UW associate professor of computer science and engineering Shyam Gollakota. Not pictured is team... view As smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other smart devices become more prevalent in our lives, computer scientists have raised concerns that these network-enabled devices, if not properly secured, could be co-opted to steal data or invade user privacy.
When Jay Jacobs, director of research at Global X, and his team were looking to start new theme-based exchange-traded funds last year, a robotics and artificial intelligence ETF just made sense. think a lot of times the finance world gets lost in its own jargon of risk adjusted returns and Sharpe ratios and risk factors," Jacobs told Markets Insider.
Cycle Computing is described by Microsoft Azure VP Jason Zander in a blog post as being "a leader in cloud computing orchestration, to help make it easier than ever for customers to use High-Performance Computing and other Big Computing capabilities in the cloud." The company first made its name on Amazon Web Services EC2 offering with software that claimed to be able to spin up to 10,000 cores, back in 2011, and then 50,000 cores which was designed for the discovery of pharmaceutical drugs.
Use of robotics in manufacturing and other sectors is increasing in countries from the United States and China, and robots have long been embraced for a variety of uses in countries such as Japan. As use of "artificial intelligence" programming expands possibilities for robots, some of the smartest humans are raising warnings.
Unmanned aerial vehicles have been used for civilian applications such as photography and cargo transportation, but to be most effective they must be envisioned as generic movable computing devices capable of communicating with each other and the controller. Yan Wan, an associate professor in UTA's Department of Electrical Engineering, is the team lead on a three-year, $998,803 grant from the National Science Foundation that will develop a networked airborne computing platform for multiple unmanned aerial systems.
Auckland-based data firm Dexibit is working with the National Gallery in London to predict the trends and behaviour of visitors. Dexibit will use machine learning and historic data to provide data to the National Gallery, which features works from Van Gogh and Monet, in order to assist them in making curation decisions.
Electronics America, Inc. today announced the introduction of the Samsung Portable SSD T5 - the newest portable solid state drive that raises the bar for the performance of external memory products. The T5, built with Samsung's latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, delivers industry-leading transfer speeds with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design, making it easier than ever for consumers to access their most valuable data anywhere, at any time.
StoveTop FireStop has been the industry leader in automatic, easy to use, residential fire suppression devices for over four decades. Their canister based suppressors can be found in nearly every multifamily housing market segment in With the release of Plus Sensor , they have radically changed the way their product responds to grease fires.
Xu runs SenseTime Group Ltd., which makes artificial intelligence software that recognizes objects and faces, and counts China's biggest smartphone brands as customers. In July, SenseTime raised $410 million, a sum it said was the largest single round for an AI company to date.
A U.S. federal judge on Monday ruled that Microsoft Corp.'s LinkedIn unit cannot prevent a startup from accessing public profile data, in a test of how much control a social media site can wield over information its users have deemed to be public. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco granted a preliminary injunction request brought by hiQ Labs, and ordered LinkedIn to remove within 24 hours any technology preventing hiQ from accessing public profiles.
What do all these things have in common? They're all examples of innovations from the past that have created huge new industries -- and made many early investors rich in the process. There are three newer innovations that could join the list -- artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, and gene editing.
Ericsson, Intel Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation , NTT DOCOMO, INC., Toyota InfoTechnology Center Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation today announced that they have initiated the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium. The objective of the consortium is to develop an ecosystem for connected cars to support emerging services such as intelligent driving, the creation of maps with real-time data and driving assistance based on cloud computing.
Five scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science to receive significant funding for research through its Early Career Research Program. The program, now in its eighth year, is designed to bolster the nation's scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work.
With the Veritone Media Player, Relativity users can now employ machine translation for over 100 languages, including Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish, for evidentiary media. The Veritone Media Player also now incorporates Relativity's Structured and Conceptual Analytics for expedited and efficient discovery of content and key topics.
Amazon Web Services introduced on Monday an artificially intelligent security service to patrol cloud-based data stores, as well as a central hub aggregating a range of tools partners use to facilitate cloud migrations. Amazon Macie, the fully managed security service uses machine learning to detect intruders and data leaks, and AWS Migration Hub were introduced to partners at an AWS Summit event in New York City.
Andy Hall, the oil trader known to many as "God", said he decided to close his flagship hedge fund amid a deteriorating outlook for prices next year and the "frustrating" dominance of algorithmic traders. A renowned oil bull who shot to fame after Citigroup Inc. revealed that he pocketed $100 million from a single year's trading, Hall struck a bearish tone in a letter to investors dated Aug. 1, which was reviewed by Bloomberg News.
Managing change in an increasingly digital world is both a challenge and an opportunity for accounting firms. Today, we are entering the era of the "Smart Internet," as machines can be taught to learn.
Amazon has a killer sale going on right now for anyone and everyone on the lookout for new networking gear, computer accessories, or even computers. It includes 21 different products that are all highly rated and well-reviewed.
Target Corp. announced it has agreed to acquire Grand Junction to improve and expand Target's delivery capabilities and accelerate its investments and ongoing efforts to transform its supply chain. Upon the close of the deal, Rob Howard, Grand Junction's founder and CEO, will become a VP of technology at Target.
Participants in the three-week trial of mobile edge computing technology took part in a virtual treasure hunt around the city centre The first real-world trial of mobile edge computing technology, which is expected to be a key part of future 5G network architectures, has concluded successfully in Bristol with a citywide internet-enabled treasure hunt. IT leaders have greater choice in end-user devices than ever before.
There is a great deal of interest from those with traditional IT skills-such as enterprise architects, developers, and networking engineers-to steer themselves into a cloud computing career that will not only provide job protection, but pay better as well. The good news: There is a path for many IT pros into the cloud.
Damore was fired a week ago for his document , which was titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber" and argued that some lack of diversity in tech was down to biological differences, and not just bias. The document caused an uproar from those - including female employees at Google - who read implicit suggestions that women were inferior to men at software engineering.
Living in the fast-forward era, yesterday quickly seems blurry and outdated while tomorrow looks unreal and overwhelming. With the evolution of technologies at full tilt, the new world, according to today's predictions, would change or deprive us of our labor values and cost us never-ending consumption, yet provide us with great efficiency and even groundbreaking revolution of human kind.
Some visionary EspaA ola residents have the right idea - promote the town's fame as a place that celebrates cars. Those cars, of course, are lowriders, mechanical marvels of the road that cruise along at a more stately pace, hugging the street and displaying spectacular paint jobs.
Art and AI have this in common: Traditionally, the more lifelike a work, the more skilled it was thought to be Traditional art has an element of illusionism to it. This has long been commented on, and is responsible for the prevalent thought that the more realistic the artwork, the more a man-made creation looks like a nature-made one, the better it must be.
News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Mathematician and artificial intelligence scientist Lotfi Zadeh passed away on Saturday several days after it was reported that his health was severely deteriorating. He was born in 1921 in Baku.
Producers want celebrities to share their problems with a talking android which will then work out a solution using technology. Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris have a almighty 60 year age gap, but are always up for some fun together One agent who was approached said: "I wouldn't mind representing the robot, as unlike human hosts it would hopefully be happy with any deal I could fix.
Dr Te Taka Keegan was awarded the 2017 Prime Minister's Supreme award for his teaching by Bill English at Parliament. Waikato University computer science senior lecturer Dr Te Taka Keegan was presented with the 2017 Prime Minister's Supreme Award for Excellence in Tertiary Teaching and a kaupapa Maori Sustained Excellence award.