Applied AI Digest 65


AI is Eating Software … and Getting Smarter by the Second

How does a chicken with an AI brain cross the road? At a packed conference in San Francisco, a wizard named Danny Lange wowed investors and techies with visual proof of the fast advancing potency of artificial intelligence. Read more.

 

The Lack of Intelligence About Artificial Intelligence

Everyone’s talking about artificial intelligence (“AI”). Most of the talk is wrong, misleading and often intended to frighten us about a future that’s unlikely to occur. Read more.

 

AI, IoT and the end of Moore’s Law add to US national security worries

Enemies exploiting weaknesses in Internet of Things devices or using artificial intelligence to build better weapons, plus fears that the end of Moore’s law… Read more.

 

The myth of a superhuman AI

I’ve heard that in the future computerized AIs will become so much smarter than us that they will take all our jobs and resources, and humans will go extinct. Is this true? Read more.

 

With a Little AI, Apple Watch May Be Able to Spot a Heart Problem

The watch’s heart monitor is a long way from a medical-grade device, but smart software may be able to improve its capabilities. Read more.

 

Cisco acquires conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125 million

This morning Cisco announced that it is buying MindMeld for $125 million. Founded in 2011, MindMeld helps businesses to build conversational interfaces with cloud-based services. Read more.

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