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  1. DooKey

    New AI Can Track Your Movements Through A Wall

    Scientists have developed an AI that uses WiFi to detect people behind walls and then model what the people are doing. It's believed this new tech will help the care for people with diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's and older people living in assisted living facilities. It will sense how...
  2. R

    Meet Norman; The World's First Psychopath AI

    A team of MIT researchers have created a new AI, one that happens to be a psychopath. Researchers set out to prove that the data that is used to teach a machine learning algorithm can significantly influence its behavior. Norman was trained to perform image captioning, however instead of...
  3. FrgMstr

    NVIDIA AI Techniques Teach Robots Through Human Movement

    NVIDIA is showing off how it is using its deep learning to teach robots how to complete tasks by simply "showing" the robot how it is done. This will certainly be a boon in industry where repetitive tasks need to be accomplished. Once you get done teaching the robot how to do the job, it is...
  4. DooKey

    IBM Granted Patent for AI-managed Traffic Lights

    IBM seems to have struck first with the patent office and has been granted a patent for an AI-controlled traffic management system. The AI reviews live footage of the intersection and determines the optimal traffic pattern. If it works correctly there shouldn't be long waits at a red light when...
  5. R

    Lie Detecting AI Kiosks May Be The Future of Border Security

    CNBC is reporting that The U.S Department of Homeland Security funded research of a technology called the Automated Virtual Agent for Truth Assessments in Real-Time, or AVATAR, and about six years ago tested on volunteer travelers at the U.S.-Mexico border. According to one of the developers of...
  6. R

    Using AI to Create Infinite Number of Doom levels

    We love Doom, every old school gamer loves Doom, and now researchers from Italy's Politecnico of Milano have used two deep-learning neural networks to create an infinite number of new levels for the 1993 shooter. Digital Trends is reporting that the neural networks were shown 1,000 existing Doom...
  7. R

    Intel is Preparing For Fight With NVIDIA Over AI

    The Market Watch is reporting that Intel is digging in for a fight with the current leader in AI NVIDIA. The article states that while it will be an uphill battle for the entrenched NVIDIA, Intel cannot hope to compete without an equivalent GPU or processor for AI systems. And with the recent...
  8. DooKey

    White House to Host 38 Major Companies for AI Summit

    The White House is hosting a summit today with Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel and 34 others to discuss AI and how to deploy it. The administration wants to figure out regulations that can advance the use of AI and machine learning in many fields. They also plan to fund research as well. This is...
  9. FrgMstr

    Are Robot Overlords Susceptible to Alien Penetration

    While we all know we are going to probably die at the hands of robotic AI any day now, this video does bring up the question of whether or not intergalactic aliens could be our saviour from ourselves if we can make friends. This video has nothing to do with that, but it does beg the question...
  10. DooKey

    AI Helps Soldiers Learn Faster in Combat

    The U.S. Army Research Lab has developed new AI tools that help soldiers learn faster while in combat. This AI runs on low power devices and helps the soldier put together little clues that they might normally miss or take too long to figure out. According to the lab they've been able to...
  11. DooKey

    Chinese AI Helps Breed 6 Billion Roaches

    AI is without a doubt one of the most exciting (and scary) fields of study in the world today. The Chinese have heavily invested in the technology and are using AI in many ways, but their use of AI to help breed cockroaches (Warning auto play video) has got to be one of the most awful. The...
  12. R

    Google Employees Protest Work For the Pentagon

    The New York Times is reporting that thousands of Google employees, have signed a letter protesting Googles involvement with a Pentagon program that uses artificial intelligence to interpret videos and could improve the targeting of drone strikes. The letter has been signed by more than 3,100...
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    Apple Hires Google’s A.I. Chief

    The New York Times is reporting that Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea. Apple has stated that Giannandrea will run Apple's "machine learning and A.I strategy." Google has announced that Giannadrea's role will be split, with Ben Gomes leading...
  14. DooKey

    China Using AI and Facial Recognition Technology to Identify and Fine Jaywalkers

    Police in China are using software from Intellifusion to identify and publish the pictures of jaywalkers in Shenzhen. As soon as they negotiate contracts with the local cell providers they will be able to send a text message to the offender and their fine almost as soon as they jaywalk. They...
  15. FrgMstr

    Spot the Fake...Person

    This is an interesting read over at the Scientific American. It discusses how AI and neural networks are poised to be used to create fake photographs of just about everything in existence and NVIDIA is at the heart of it. These GANs networks are taking hundreds of thousands of pictures and...
  16. DooKey

    AI Allows Robot to Dance to Live Music

    A research team at ETH Zurich developed a robot called the ANYmal that can be used to do a number tasks like industrial inspection of oil and gas sites. It can carry all kinds of payloads to accomplish tasks autonomously. However, they added a microphone and gave it the ability to analyze...
  17. DooKey

    Microsoft Moving AI From the Cloud to Your PC in Next Major Windows Update

    Microsoft is moving their AI technology into your PC in the next major Windows 10 update. This means applications that are AI enabled will use the GPU in your computer intead of having to link back to the cloud to operate. Microsoft claims this will lower latency and provide more real-time...
  18. DooKey

    100-Page Report Released That Details AI Threat to Humanity

    Yesterday rgMekanic treated us to a video of a SpotMini robot trying to escape and join Skynet. Today I have found a 100-page report that lays out the threat these AI creatures could pose to humanity. The report doesn't call Skynet out by name, but it does talk about the possible malicious...
  19. DooKey

    MIT Develops Faster Neural Network Chips That Use 95% Less Power

    Researchers at MIT have developed a new neural network chip that is three to seven times faster than earlier chips and uses up to 95 percent less power. Because of the increased speed and much reduced power requirements these new chips are ideal for smartphones and other appliances. Once these...
  20. DooKey

    Ai Helps to Diagnose Hospital-Acquired Infections

    C-diff infectons are a common hospital-acquired malady that 453,000 people contract every year after being admitted to the hospital. Out of the large number of people that contract the infection about 29,000 die. The key to defeating it is early detection and treatment. In order to better the...
  21. FrgMstr

    UK to Use AI to Combat Online Terrorist Content

    The Home Office, which is part of the UK's government, is getting into Artificial Intelligence and using it to identify terrorist propaganda video before it gets distributed on the internet and used to develop home grown lone wolf extremists. Home Office is working with ASI Data Science to...
  22. DooKey

    AI System Developed to Instantly Identify and Help Catch Animal Poachers

    Researchers from the USC Center for AI in Society have developed an AI system that can instantly identify and help catch animal poachers. The improved system monitors infrared cameras and can tell the difference between animals and humans in about a third of a second. They call this system...
  23. R

    Reddit and Pornhub Ban AI Generated Fake Videos

    In the latest news on AI pr0n, Reddit and Pornhub are banning the machine learning created superimposed videos known as "deepfakes." Reddit has split some old rules about adult content, one of which is now "Do Not Post Involuntary Pornography." A spokesman from Pornhub told Motherboard "We do...
  24. R

    Personalized Fake Porn Now For Sale On Reddit

    The Reddit community deepfakes" which has been creating fake porn videos of celebrities using machine learning is now letter you make custom requests for a donation of bitcoin. While the legality of what they were doing was questionable at best, bringing commercial use into the mix could very...
  25. FrgMstr

    Alibaba and Microsoft AI Smarter than Stanford Grads

    I know all you guys out there at UC Berkeley are nodding your heads saying, "How could AI NOT be smarter than a Stanford grad?" but I digress. The basis of the headline statement lies in a Stanford University Reading and Comprehension testing database. AI technologies from both Alibaba and...
  26. DooKey

    VW and Nvidia Team Up to Bring AI to the New Electric Microbus

    VW and Nvidia announced they will be working together to bring NV-based AI systems to the new electric microbus. This AI will have Intelligent Co-Pilot features that will make driving safer. Some of the other features are natural language speech recognition, driver monitoring, and gesture...
  27. DooKey

    Nissan Unveils Brain-to-Vehicle Driving Technology

    Nissan has unveiled a new technology today they call Brain-to-Vehicle and it sounds like a doozy of a technology. BtV will interpret signals from the brain and help the vehicle better predict a movement that the driver would like to initiate - such as pushing the accelerator or hitting the...
  28. DooKey

    Poor Training of AI may be Cause of Child Explotation Problem on YouTube

    According to current and former contract workers who were responsible for training the YouTube AI, guidelines used to train the AI are often contradictory and confusing and this is causing the issues with child exploitation videos remaining on YouTube. Further, YouTube has promised to hire...
  29. DooKey

    Hyundai and Kia Cars Getting AI Voice Assistants in 2019

    Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors are planning on having AI assistants in their new cars starting in 2019. This new technology is going to allow all car systems to be controlled by more natural language and also allow them to utilize Car to Home features. Supposedly this assistant will have...
  30. DooKey

    Microsoft and Carlsberg Team Up to Develop New Beer Faster

    Up until now it's taken breweries up to 24 months to develop a new beer for the market. One of the reasons is it the time it takes for humans to run tests on the liquids to detect flavors and aromas in the new brew. In order to reduce this time (approximately 30% of total time) Carlsberg is...
  31. DooKey

    AI Will Save Cops From Trauma of Viewing Child Porn Images

    Met police in London will be using AI to scan for images of child abuse/porn on suspects phones/devices in the next 2 to 3 years. They plan to move to this technology so their officers won't have to look at the approximately 53K devices per year for evidence. Once this technology is in action...
  32. DooKey

    Google Opening Up AI Center in China

    Google has decided to open up an AI research center in Beijing ever though their search engine is banned in China. Evidently they feel the need to join in with China since it has started to invest heavily in AI. I guess this is one of those times where if you can't beat them, join them. Along...
  33. DooKey

    What's The Definition of Artificial Intelligence?

    The US Congress wants to take a look at AI and define it so they can figure out how to regulate it. In order to make this happen, Maria Cantwell has drafted a bill that establishes a committee on AI and the committe will be responsible for advising the government on regulation and...
  34. DooKey

    AI Becoming so Complex its Creators Don't Know How it comes to a Decision

    AI continues to evolve day-to-day and it's becoming so complex that we don't know how it comes to some of its decisions. Also, with AI now starting to design new AI how trustyworthy is the new AI going to be? Questions like these are going to continue to dog the AI community until they can be...
  35. DooKey

    Researchers Train Robots to See into the Future

    Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a system that lets robots interact with things they've never seen before. Visual foresight is the technology and it allows robots to visualize how their actions will affect the world around them. In a nutshell, they want the robot to learn like a human...
  36. DooKey

    Elon Musk Claims Tesla is Making AI Hardware that Might be the Best in the World

    At a private party yesterday, Elon Musk supposedly told those in attendance that Tesla was developing AI hardware that could possibly be the best in the world. Also, he opined that fully automated driving will be available in about 2 years, but didn't mention if or when his new hardware was...
  37. DooKey

    Group of AI's Produces Death Metal Album

    A group of AI's recently banded together and produced a 5 track death metal album and released it for free. One AI did the music, one did the track titles, and the third created the album cover. I'm not a fan of death metal so I can't comment on the quality. I bet we have some aficionados...
  38. DooKey

    Google AI Built a Better AI

    Back in May of this year Google announced the creation of an AI (AutoML) that is able to design better AIs. AutoML built a new AI that's called NASNet that is used to recognize objects. NASNet out performs its human designed counterparts and the methods used to develop it are the future of...
  39. DooKey

    GE Chooses Nvidia AI for its Medical Image Processing Systems

    GE healthcare has announced they will be using Nvidia AI in over 500,000 medical devices around the world. The tech is going to improve the outcome of patients with liver legions and other similar lesions because it will enable doctors to detect them more quickly. The uses for AI in the...
  40. DooKey

    Facebook Using AI to Scan For Suicidal Posts

    Facebook has rolled out a new AI that scans for suicidal posts across their platform, excluding the EU because of privacy laws. Supposedly this will find something before a person reports a post and will then alert a moderator that will contact first responders. All of this sounds innocent...
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