Intelligence-Artificielle-AI-Machine-Learning

Robots may someday explore the world using features borrowed from your brain

An AI program trained to navigate through a virtual maze has unexpectedly developed an architecture that resembles the neural “GPS system” found inside a brain. The AI was then able to find its way around the maze with unprecedented skill. The discovery comes from DeepMind,…

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Google’s new AI can make appointments for you just like a person

Google debuted “Duplex” at its I/O developer conference on May 8, an AI system that could make virtual assistants as capable as humans available to anyone. Today’s digital assistants tend to fall down as soon as they depart from their limited scripts. Programs that can…

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La voiture autonome d’Uber a bien détecté la passante qu’elle a renversée, mais a « choisi » de l’ignorer

Près de deux mois après la mort d’une femme suite à un accident avec un véhicule autonome Uber, la presse américaine a obtenu des premières explications sur le drame. En mars dernier, Uber a décidé de suspendre temporairement ses essais avec des voitures autonomes à…

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What 13th Century China tells us about today’s technology

As machine-learning algorithms come to dominate decision-making in business, politics, and society, the pressure to make more personal data available will steadily increase, and privacy protections will be eroded. If we do not take the reins of these new technologies, they could lead us toward…

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AI and the future of work

AI means lots of different things to different people. But the really important development in the last decade has been the spectacular improvements in machine learning, a version of AI that allows software to exhibit cognitive capacities through training by examples.  The most stunning advances…

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Onboarding your new co-worker – AI

As artificial intelligence (AI) makes its way into the business world, it helps to view this process as onboarding a new and highly qualified team member. There is typically an initial training period where the individual learns their new role as well as how the…

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Singapore airport might use facial recognition systems to find late passengers

Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers? That might be an annoyance of the past at Singapore’s Changi airport which is testing facial recognition systems that could, in future, help locate lost travelers or those spending a little too much time…

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Forget the space race, the AI race is just beginning

The United States and China currently dominate the world of artificial intelligence, but used very different approaches to get there. While the US’s academic system has generated and incubated the research that made today’s AI possible, China’s government has pledged billions in funding and offered…

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Google’s new tools will make your life more convenient—for a price

Google on Monday showed off a slew of new features coming to its wide range of consumer products, from an addition to its Android OS that encourage users to take breaks to a feature in its Google Assistant that praises kids (and, perhaps, adults) for using…

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How uncertainty could help a machine hold a more eloquent conversation

An approach to artificial intelligence that embraces uncertainty and ambiguity could paradoxically help make future virtual assistants less confused. Gamalon, an AI startup based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, developed the new technique for teaching machines to handle language, and several businesses are now testing a chatbot…

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