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What Separates Deep Learning from General Artificial Intelligence?

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by Angela Guess Joe Castaldo of Canadian Business recently wrote, “Artificial intelligence is one of those concepts that seems to be perpetually around the corner. The results have been fairly unspectacular and confined to university laboratories—until recently. One branch of AI, known as deep learning, has made huge advances in the past couple of years,…

Baidu Has Built a Supercomputer for Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Chinese search engine company Baidu says it has built the world’s most-accurate computer vision system, dubbed Deep Image, which runs on a supercomputer optimized for deep learning algorithms. Baidu claims a 5.98 percent error rate on the ImageNet object classification benchmark; a team from Google won the…

Facebook Open Sources AI Tools, Increasing Access to Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Larry Dignan of ZDnet reports, “Facebook on Friday said it will open source deep learning modules for the Torch artificial intelligence project in a move that could speed up technology and make it more accessible to developers and ultimately companies. The social networking giant has a long open source contribution history and…

Personal Robots in the Home Are Closer than You Think

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by Angela Guess Lance Ulanoff of Mashable reports, “It’s no longer a question of if we’ll have personal robot assistants in the home, but when. A growing number of companies across the globe are now vying to be the first physical artificial intelligence-driven avatar in your home, including Robotbase and its simply-named Personal Robot. On…