Applied AI Digest 104

Clock’s Ticking! AAI18 is Around the Corner

Early bird tickets are gone! We expect to be at capacity with over 800 people working in AI for the one day conference.

We really don’t want you to miss it, so we’re extending you a 30% discount. Use the code AAIBSLcom18 to register.

Industry leaders from organizations like Softbank, Rigetti Computing, CapitalOne, Google, Lyft, Samsung, GE, Bayer, World Economic Forum, Accenture and many more will be speaking about the latest and future impact of AI applications.

Are you working at an Energy Startup?

We’ve partnered with innogy SE to give a limited number of complimentary tickets for startups working to solve our current and future energy needs with AI. Learn more about the opportunity here.

Your next computer could improve with age

Generally, computers slow down as they age. Their processors struggle to handle newer software. Apple even deliberately slows its iPhones as their batteries degrade. But Google researchers have published details of a project that could let a laptop or smartphone learn to do things better and faster over time. Read more.

How (and whether) to implement machine learning in your organization

Machine learning is making substantial impacts on businesses around the world, but many organizations struggle to understand where and when to optimally use ML. To enable successful deployments, businesses must first recognize which problems are most amenable to ML… Read more.

Elon Musk: ‘Mark my words — A.I. is far more dangerous than nukes’

Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk has doubled down on his dire warnings about the danger of artificial intelligence. The billionaire tech entrepreneur called AI more dangerous than nuclear warheads and said there needs to be a regulatory body overseeing the development of super intelligence… Read more.

Artificial Intelligence Rules More of Your Life. Who Rules AI?

Technology companies are racing to get ahead of regulators to shape the future of artificial intelligence as it moves deeper into our daily lives. Companies are already working artificial intelligence, or AI, into their business models, but the technology remains controversial… Read more.

Machine learning or laughing? Amazon’s Alexa is freaking people out with unprovoked chuckle

It’s one thing to believe that Amazon’s Alexa is constantly listening to us, but quite another to worry that she’s laughing at what she hears.Users of Alexa-enabled devices such as the Echo and the Dot have reported hearing the tech giant’s ubiquitous voice emit a very real-sounding and unprompted laugh of late. Read more.

Why humans learn faster than AI—for now

In 2013, DeepMind Technologies, then a little-known company, published a groundbreaking paper showing how a neural network could learn to play 1980s video games the way humans do—by looking at the screen. These networks then went on to thrash the best human players. Read more.

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AAI17 Session Spotlight: Cybersecurity: AI, Friend or Foe?