Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence could help root out bad cops—if only the police allowed it

Axel Pasternack in Skeptic – As someone who has seen a lot of awful, often fatal police encounters, Rick Smith has a few ideas for how to fix American law enforcement. In the past decade, those ideas have turned his … Continue reading

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Victor Tangermann in Futurism – An AI-controlled virtual fighter jet just beat a human pilot in a dogfight. The win came about during the finale of the US military’s AlphaDogfight challenge, put on by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), … Continue reading

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10 most valuable startups in the world

The Times of India – At $75bn, Chinese AI firm Bytedance tops the list as the highest-valued startup in the world. It is followed by another Chinese startup, ride-hailing service provider-Didi Chuxing ($56bn). The third most valuable startup… Continue…  

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Artificial Intelligence Loses Some Of Its Edginess, But Is Poised To Take Off

Joe McKendrick in Forbes – More than a decade ago, Nicholas Carr, in his work Does IT Matter, suggested that the widespread availability and low prices of technology made it more of a utility like electricity or water, versus a competitive differentiator.  This … Continue reading

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The AI 50: America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies

Alan Ohnsman and Kenrick Cai of Forbes – Artificial intelligence is beginning to be usefully deployed in almost every industry from customer call centers and finance to drug research. Yet the field is also plagued by relentless hype, opaque jargon … Continue reading

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