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Artificial Intelligence Boosts Video Games

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by Jelani Harper The Georgia Institute of Technology announced, “Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new artificially intelligent system that crowdsources plots for interactive stories, which are popular in video games and let players choose different branching story options. With potentially limitless crowdsourced plot points, the system could allow for more creative stories…

Alibaba Launches China’s First Artificial Intelligence Service

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by Angela Guess Catherine Shu reports for TechCrunch, “Aliyun, the cloud computing unit of Alibaba Group, is launching an artificial intelligence service that it claims is the first in China. Called DT PAI, the platform combines algorithms used by Alibaba with machine and deep learning techniques and presents them in a simple drag-and-drop interface. Aliyun…

Why Hackers Have the Edge on Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Neel V. Patel recently wrote for Inverse, “Hackers, whose m.o. is to outthink machines, remain largely unconcerned about progress in artificial intelligence or artificial counterintelligence. They know that just because computers can be smarter and more facile than humans doesn’t mean humans can’t turn the tables. ‘No A.I. that presently exists can…

Artificial Intelligence: Liability and Regulation

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by Angela Guess Gary Lea of The Conversation recently wrote in Phys.org, “There has been much discussion of late of the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI), especially regarding robot weapons development and a related but more general discussion about AI as an existential threat to humanity.If Skynet of the Terminator movies is going to exterminate…

The Algorithm Economy

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by Angela Guess Peter Sondergaard of Gartner recently wrote in Forbes, “Big data is the oil of the 21st century. But for all of its value, data is inherently dumb. It doesn’t actually do anything unless you know how to use it. Oil is useless thick goop until it’s refined into fuel. Big data’s version…

How Consumer-Focused Artificial Intelligence Startups are Breaking Down Language

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by Angela Guess Larry Alton recently wrote for TechCrunch, “Language is a distinctly human trait. Or is it? A new wave of consumer-focused startups are now developing artificial intelligence programs that can mimic, adapt and interpret the complex semantic patterns that were previously unrecognizable to logical, mathematically driven machines. Evolutionarily, complex linguistic patterns are one…

Clara Labs and Assistive Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Om Malik recently wrote for Fast Company, “A lot of people I know now have an assistant named Clara. And each of these Claras is remarkably deft at cutting through that often unending chain of time-wasting emails that result from trying to make an appointment. This is not some strange fluke of…

Artificial Solutions Fuels Intelligent Virtual Assistant for Shell

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Artificial Solutions™, the natural language interaction (NLI) specialist that enables users to have a meaningful, humanlike interaction with technology, announced today that Shell has used the Teneo™ Platform to develop virtual assistants called Emma and Ethan to help and advise customers on the technical…