Tag Archive for artificial intelligence

Infographic: Are Evolutionary Algorithms Due for a Resurgence?

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by Angela Guess Babak Hodjat recently wrote for the Huffington Post, “‘But this technology has been around for years now!’ That’s the refrain I commonly hear these days when talking to more seasoned AI practitioners about the resurgence of AI and machine learning. The origins of many of the scaled machine learning techniques in vogue…

Twitter Launches New Artificial Intelligence Group, Cortex

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by Angela Guess Writing for Business Insider, Alexei Oreskovic reports, “Twitter is ramping up its artificial intelligence efforts, hunting for experts to fill out a new team called ‘Cortex.’  A couple of recent job postings provide some clues about Twitter’s new Cortex group, which could help the company better personalize its service for its 300…

Google and the Seismic Shift That’s Happening in Search

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by Angela Guess Chris Holton recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “SEOs and marketers, you better hold on to your keyboards, because Google may be about to fundamentally restructure how its search engine goes about indexing web pages.  If a team of Google researchers has their way, link profiling may become a thing of the…

Watson, Quantum Computers, and Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Anthony Cuthbertson recently wrote for IBTimes, “Combining the vast processing power of quantum computers with cognitive computing systems like IBM’s Watson will lead to huge advances in artificial intelligence, according to a C-level executive at the US software giant. Speaking to IBTimes UK at the recent Hello Tomorrow conference in Paris, IBM…

Why Facebook is Investing in Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Josh Constine recently wrote for TechCrunch, “What’s Facebook working on in its three AI labs? A way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests. Today in a public Q&A on his Facebook Page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a closer look at why…

5 Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch

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by Angela Guess Conner Forrest recently wrote for TechRepublic, “Companies like Google and Facebook are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in acquiring the top startups in [artificial intelligence], to put the data they’ve collected to work. Google acquired DeepMind Technologies in early 2014 and, recently, Facebook picked up speech recognition AI startup Wit.ai. The…

Sir Tim Berners-Lee on Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess George Coleman, Global President at Creation recently wrote, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest topics at Cannes Lions… Unsurprisingly, the theatre was packed to capacity for the talk by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. As one of the most important figures in the development of the world wide web, his views naturally…