The rise of the IoT and artificial intelligence in industry [Q&A]

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/09/iot-ai-industry-qa/ While the consumer IoT has captured the imagination with smart appliances and devices, the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a rapidly growing market. According to Accenture, the IIoT … Read more

Microsoft adds AI smarts to Windows 10 to avoid inconvenient update reboots — but it’s a dictatorial waste of technology

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/25/windows-10-reboot-smarts/ Microsoft has just released Microsoft released Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17723 and Redstone 6 (19H1) Build 18204 and one of the new features is a new system that … Read more

Microsoft calls for government regulation of facial recognition because of ‘potential for abuse’

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/14/microsoft-facial-recognition-regulation/ Microsoft president Brad Smith has called on government to regulate facial recognition technology, citing concerns that it is open to abuse. While he acknowledges that technology company have a … Read more

Microsoft acquires machine learning and AI startup Bonsai

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/21/microsoft-acquires-bonsai/ Seeking to strengthen its artificial intelligence arsenal, Microsoft has announced an agreement to acquire San Francisco-based AI startup Bonsai. Bonsai already had Microsoft links, having been set up back … Read more

Microsoft using AI and Machine Learning to manage the Windows 10 April 2018 Update rollout

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/14/ai-machine-learning-twindows-10-april-2018-update-rollout/ As recently noted by AdDuplex, the Windows 10 1803 rollout is progressing much more smoothly than all previous feature updates. AdDuplex’s figures suggest over 50 percent of Windows 10 … Read more

Google says it will continue to work with the military on AI, but won’t get involved in weapons or spying

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/08/google-ai-principles/ Google has published new guidelines describing its principles for the development of artificial intelligence. The document — entitled “Artificial Intelligence at Google: Our Principles” — the company sets out … Read more

The Difference Between Machine Learning, AI and Deep Learning

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/SY1OV2cXnkM/ Building AI is complicated, but understanding it doesn’t have to be. Most existing artificial intelligences are just really good guessing machines (like our brains). You feed in … Read more

When artificial intelligence goes bad: Reddit made ‘Norman’ a psychopathic AI

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/07/norman-psychopathic-ai/ AI is, of course, one of the latest big buzzwords in the tech industry, but here’s something new: Norman, the world’s first “psychopathic” artificial intelligence, as concocted by researchers … Read more

How Smartphones, AI and Crowdsourcing Are Helping the Blind and Visually Impaired

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/scnG795pJlU/ Smartphones aren’t just glowing rectangles full of visual stimuli – they’re a portable sensor package and computer, and a growing number of companies are putting them to … Read more

Microsoft acquires AI startup Semantic Machines to help boost Cortana

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/21/microsoft-acquires-semantic-machines/ Microsoft has announced plans to acquire Semantic Machines, a startup based in Berkley, California, that specializes in conversational artificial intelligence. The acquisition makes a great deal of sense because … Read more

Google News gets a major revamp and an AI injection

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/08/new-google-news/ Today at its I/O developer conference, Google revealed major changes for Google News. The company says that the revamp combines the best of artificial intelligence with the best of … Read more