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New AI ‘Deep Nostalgia’ brings old photos, including very old ones, to life

Deep Nostalgia can take photos from any camera and create a life-like animation. The AI program uses pre-recorded driver videos of facial movements and applies the one that works best for the still photo in question, so you can take photos of deceased lov

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Microsoft: Now you can turn a Word doc into a visual PowerPoint presentation

Microsoft's AI can turn your text-based Word document into an online PowerPoint presentation with images.

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Google Fires Founder of Its Artificial Intelligence Ethics Program

The behemoth tech giant Google has fired the head of its Artificial Intelligence ethics program. Google executives claim she violated company policy by moving files outside of the company building. Margaret Mitchell tweeted Friday she had been let go by G

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Malaria-Fighting Israeli Startup A Finalist For $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

ZzappMalaria is working to eradicate malaria using an AI-powered app that helps locate hotspots and eliminate the risk.

Science & Technology | Science

Researchers develop AI framework that predicts object motion from image and tactile data | VentureBeat

Researchers developed an AI framework that can predict the motion of objects from visual and tactile data.

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Want to return your last online purchase? Amazon says don't bother

When you receive a faulty or unwanted item, Amazon usually asks you to initiate a return for a refund or replacement. However, if the item is inexpensive, it might cost the company a lot to ship it back to the warehouse. So, companies like Amazon and Walm

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Leading computer scientists debate the next steps for AI in 2021

What do we need to push AI to the next level? A panel of experts hosted by Montreal AI discussed possible answers.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat

Schools across the US are using Edgenuity, an online learning platform that offers virtual classes for students. Some classes involve short-answer questions that are graded by an AI — and some students have figured out how to game it.

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Google's Project Guideline uses AI to help low-vision users navigate running courses | VentureBeat

Google developed an AI-powered app that guides blind and low-vision users through a running course with audio feedback.

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AI and the transformation of the medical world | VentureBeat

Tremendous gains have been made in medical imaging and AI focusing mainly on cardiovascular, ophthalmology, neurology, and cancer detection.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Develop AI Tech To Detect Early Signs Of Suicide Risk

The suicide risk detection tech is based on the automatic text analysis of social network content via machine learning and NLP algorithms.

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This Harvard Professor And His Students Have Raised $14 Million To Make AI Too Smart To Be Fooled By Hackers

Robust Intelligence is leaving stealth with a $14 million funding round led by Sequoia and a plan to become the firewall for the AI age.

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Microsoft researchers develop assistive eye-tracking AI that works on any device

In a preprint paper, Microsoft researchers detail an eye-tracking system that works on virtually any device with high accuracy.

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Hey, Siri, pick a movie! How AI can impact our decision-making

Have you used Assistant, Siri or Alexa to make a decisions? Researchers have looked into how AI messages are persuading us and what's behind the choices.

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Duplex, Google’s conversational AI, has updated 3M+ business listings since pandemic – TechCrunch

Google today offered an update on the status of Duplex, its AI technology that uses natural conversations to get things done — like making restaurant reservations, booking appointments or updating a Google Business listing, for example. When the pan

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The Amazing Ways Duolingo Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Deliver Free Language Learning

When it's time to learn a new language, Duolingo offers a fun, interactive learning experience through its cross-platform app that's powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

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There’s a way to pick the absolute best images for your content: Apply AI

Is there a data-driven — or even better, an AI-driven — process for gaining deeper insight into which images are more likely to engage users?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Is Artificial Intelligence Used In B2B Companies: Here Are Powerful Examples

Can B2B companies leverage AI just as well as B2C companies? Absolutely! Artificial intelligence is vitally important to helping B2B companies improve their products and services as well as operations and business processes, just like it is for B2C compan

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: In first, wearable device predicts epileptic seizures one hour ahead

Researchers develop prototype whose machine-learning algorithms generate warning of an upcoming seizure up to an hour prior to onset.

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LinkedIn open-sources GDMix, a framework for training AI personalization models | VentureBeat

LinkedIn recently open-sourced GDMix, a framework for training the sort of AI personalization models used in search engines and ecommerce websites.

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AI Weekly: Amazon went wide with Alexa; now it’s going deep | VentureBeat

After putting Alexa everywhere it could, Amazon is focusing its efforts on going deep, with new Alexa capabilities, a new edge chip, and surveillance gear.

Science & Technology | Science

50 new planets, including one as big as Neptune, are identified using A.I.

Researchers used a machine learning algorithm to confirm 50 new "exoplanets," a first for artificial intelligence in astronomy.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

AI tool lets startups determine the value of their e-commerce business in 24 hours for free - TechRepublic

Valuation was developed by the co-founder of alternative capital firm Clearbanc, who spent six years on the Canadian version of "Shark Tank."

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Facebook’s AI separates speech in recordings of up to 5 people

Facebook researchers describe an AI system that can isolate speech from recordings of multiple speakers on a single microphone.

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COVID-KG uses AI to scan thousands of studies to answer doctors' coronavirus questions | VentureBeat

In a new paper, researchers from Columbia, Brandeis, Darpa, UCLA, UIUC, and elsewhere describe an AI framework that answers questions about COVID-19.

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AI indicates which symptoms might be leading indicators of COVID-19 | VentureBeat

An AI-assisted study conducted by researchers at startup Nference and the Mayo Clinic found that certain symptoms might be leading indicators of COVID-19.

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Intel uses AI to find new customers in specific industries | VentureBeat

In a blog post, Intel revealed that it's using AI and machine learning systems to generate new sales leads among its marketing teams.

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Researchers propose AI that improves the quality of any video

In a preprint paper, researchers propose an AI framework for transforming low-quality videos into high-resolution, high-framerate footage.

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When that ‘AI company’ isn’t really an AI company | TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important fields in technology right now, which makes it ripe for buzzword-savvy startups to leverage for attention. But while machine learning and related technologies are now frequently employed, it’s less comm

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Forbes Lists 10 Israeli-Founded Firms Among 50 'Most Promising' AI Companies In US | Technology News

The Israeli companies listed span categories such as insurance, healthcare, cybersecurity, and Big Data. | NoCamels

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7 Types Of Artificial Intelligence

While artificial intelligence (AI) has become a commonly used and understood term, there is still a degree of obscurity regarding the different types of AI that exist and can exist in the future. Understanding the types of AI can help in better understand

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Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

After selling their robotics company to Google, two engineers are working on technology they think can change how special effects are made.

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AI could make trolls think twice before retweeting offensive content | VentureBeat

While hate speech in the U.S. dates back to the country’s earliest days, the rise of social media has thrust hateful keyboard warriors into the spotlight. Many social media platforms have attempted to counter hate speech using AI-driven tactics, but the

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Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think | TechCrunch

By now everyone has heard of Google’s RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest..

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Robotics: Ethics of artificial intelligence

Four leading researchers share their concerns and solutions for reducing societal risks from intelligent machines.

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Robotics: Ethics of artificial intelligence : Nature News & Comment

Four leading researchers share their concerns and solutions for reducing societal risks from intelligent machines.

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Astronomer Royal Martin Rees: How soon will robots take over the world? - Telegraph

An explosion in artificial intelligence has sent us hurtling towards a post-human future, warns Martin Rees

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In 10 years, your job probably won’t exist. Here’s how to make sure you’re still employable.

Around 65 percent of the jobs that people will be doing in a decade haven't even been invented yet.

Business & Finance | Economy

Hedge fund robots are crushing their human rivals

Computer algorithm-led hedge funds produced stellar returns last year, beating most gut-driven human money managers.

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Investor rush to artificial intelligence is real deal - FT.com

Silicon Valley loves a new fad. To judge by the spate of fundraising by start-ups in recent weeks, it has found one in an idea that is more than half a century old: artificial intelligence. “This is the hot place to be at the moment,” says Stephen

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Robots can now learn to cook just like you do: by watching YouTube videos

Researchers have come up with a new way to teach robots how to use tools simply by watching videos on YouTube. The researchers, from the University of Maryland and the Australian research center NI...