Applied AI Digest 94

AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries

Today, CB Insights unveiled the second annual AI 100 — a list of 100 of the most promising private companies applying artificial intelligence algorithms across 25+ industries, from healthcare to cybersecurity — at the A-Ha! conference in San Francisco. Read more.

The Most Exciting Artificial Intelligence Applications in Media

Artificial intelligence (AI) has generated enormous hype in recent months, but opinions about the real impact of technologies like machine translation, autonomous vehicles, natural language processing, and computer vision vary widely. Read more.

Introducing ML-Agents v0.2: Curriculum Learning, new environments, and more

The Machine Learning team at Unity is happy to announce the release of a new version of Unity Machine Learning Agents – v0.2 Beta! With this release, we are improving the toolkit on all fronts… Read more.

Robotics and automation to replace 800 million human workers by 2030, says new report

The global effects of robotics and automation technologies is forecast to include the removal of as many as 800 million people from their jobs by 2030, according to a new report. Seventy million of them will be in the US. Read more.

Tracking Dolphins With Algorithms You Might Find on Facebook

Keeping track of dolphins is a slippery, patchy process. First, you must procure time on a ship or aircraft, which is expensive. After that, what you see depends on uncontrollable factors like weather, ocean conditions and whether the creatures happen to be hanging out at the sea’s surface. Read more.

The Merge

A popular topic in Silicon Valley is talking about what year humans and machines will merge (or, if not, what year humans will get surpassed by rapidly improving AI or a genetically enhanced species). Most guesses seem to be between 2025 and 2075. Read more.

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