From Engadget RSS Feed: Apple AI chief reveals more progress on self-driving car tech

After remaining tight-lipped for years, Apple is now more than eager to share how much progress it’s making on self-driving car technology. AI research director Ruslan Salakhutdinov made a presentation this week that revealed more of what the company…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Apple AI chief reveals more progress on self-driving car tech

After remaining tight-lipped for years, Apple is now more than eager to share how much progress it’s making on self-driving car technology. AI research director Ruslan Salakhutdinov made a presentation this week that revealed more of what the company…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Google’s AlphaGo AI can teach itself to master games like chess

Google’s DeepMind team has already advanced its AlphaGo AI to dominate Go without human input, but now the system is clever enough to master other board games without intervention. Researchers have developed a more generalized system for AlphaGo Zer…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: ‘Untrained Eyes’ explores how computers perceive you

If you search for “man” on Google, most of the image results you’ll get are of white males looking confidently at the camera. “Woman,” meanwhile, brings up pictures of women that appear to have been taken from a male gaze — and yes, you guessed it,…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Buoy uses AI and machine learning to keep your water bills low

Buoy is a device that puts machine learning to work to save on your water bill. The IoT device connects to your home’s WiFi network and water supply to monitor how much is going where on a use-by-use basis (faucet shower, washing machine, etc..), in…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: AI spots art fakes by examining a single brushstroke

Attempts at art forgeries run from the laughable (remember Monkey Jesus?) to the exquisite (this ambiguous Baroque masterpiece nearly cost a gallery €120 million last year), and traditionally the art world has had to rely on expert kn…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Recommended Reading: The church of AI


Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence
Mark Harris,
Wired

You may know Anthony Levandowski from being at the center of Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber, but he’s also the “Dean” or leader of a new religion of artificial intelligence. Wired…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Google explains the Pixel 2’s super-stable video recording

Google’s Pixel 2 phones have a clever trick up their sleeve when recording video: they can use both electronic and optical image stabilization, delivering largely jitter-free clips even if you’re walking down the street. But how does it meld those t…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Skype adds Snapchat-like AI photo effects to its mobile app

The Skype crew hasn’t been shy about wanting to emulate Snapchat and hang with the cool kids… and that’s truer than ever today. Skype has added a slew of decidedly Snapchatesque photo effects to its mobile messaging apps, including face stickers,…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: An algorithm could identify suicidal feelings based on brain scans

It’s difficult to identify whether or not someone is feeling suicidal by asking. According to studies, roughly 80 percent of those who go through with the act denied feeling suicidal the last time they spoke to a mental health care expert. However, A…

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