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How NATO wants to use artificial intelligence in decision making

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) believes in incorporating artificial intelligence in its decision-making process, a senior official told CNBC. Read more.

Elon Musk (and 350 Experts) Predict Exactly When Artificial Intelligence Will Overtake Human Intelligence

Given the speed at which researchers are advancing artificial intelligence, the question has become not if A.I. will become smarter than its human creators, but when? Read more.

Apple is finally serious about artificial intelligence

As research teams at Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, and even Amazon have broken new ground in artificial intelligence in recent years, Apple always seemed to be the odd man out. Read more.

We Need to Talk About the Power of AI to Manipulate Humans

We have all read about artificial intelligence becoming smarter than us, a future in which we become like pets and can only hope AI will be benevolent. Read more.

Understanding the hype vs. reality around artificial intelligence

With all the attention Artificial Intelligence (AI) attracts these days, a backlash is inevitable – and could even be constructive. Any technology advancing at a fast pace and with such breathless enthusiasm could use a reality check. Read more.

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An AI Robot Learned How to Pick up Objects After Training Only in the Virtual World

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, used a data set of information on more than a thousand objects to successfully train a deep learning system to pick up unfamiliar objects in the “real world.” Read more.

AI and Quantum Computers Are Our Best Weapons Against Cyber Criminals

Major companies like IBM are turning to artificial intelligence and quantum computing to protect against cyber attacks. While these technologies aren’t silver bullets, they are essential tools for cyber security in the age of the Internet of Things. Read more.

Nvidia wants to drive the future of AI

According to Nvidia, the age of Moore’s Law is coming to an end. The solution? We don’t just need to get smaller, we need to get smarter. Read more.

Why Google is betting big on AI

The recent Google I/O conference saw the internet giant unveil is artificial intelligence intentions. From modest machine learning beginnings, Google has unveiled… read more.

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough. Read more.

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Nvidia exec explains how artificial intelligence will change your life

That’s a big boon for Nvidia, Yahoo Finance’s Company of the Year in 2016. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based business, which has seen its stock price triple over the last 12 months, makes the data-crunching parts … read more.

Google’s New Lens Feature Turns Your Smartphone Camera Into a Search Engine

Smartphone cameras have a lot of utility these days: capturing a memory, snapping a selfie, taking notes (far better to photograph a Wi-Fi password than write one down), checking one’s complexion (who needs a mirror?). Read more.

Women in Artificial Intelligence – A Visual Study of Leadership Across Industries

Women in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), or the lack thereof, is not a new topic in media, just as gender equity and disparity in the workplace is not a new subject of research for academics and think tanks. Read more.

Artificial Intelligence Is Changing SEO: Get Ahead Or Fall Behind

The AI revolution is upon us, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. It seemed like yesterday when things like automated social media posts, blog content, and chatbots were something laughable, not fully able to compete with human intelligence. Read more.

When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who’s to blame?

Artificial intelligence is not just creeping into our personal lives and workplaces—it’s also beginning to appear in the doctor’s office. Read more.

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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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Automation Jobs Will Put 10,000 Humans to Work, Study Says

It’s going to take a lot of humans to create the kind of artificial intelligence that could replace truckers, financial analysts, and customer service representatives with robots. Read more.

 

How Close Are We Really To Connecting Human Minds To Artificial Intelligence?

Brain-computer interfacing is a hot topic in the tech world, with Elon Musk’s announcement of his new Neuralink startup. Read more.

 

Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to communicate with customers, make sense of big data and find answers to vexing questions, some say it’s time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer. Read more.

 

 

Even Ikea Is Studying AI Now

Ikea makes furniture and household goods, not technology. And yet, the Swedish company’s external innovation lab, Space10, is launching a global survey meant to gauge people’s thoughts about artificial intelligence. Read more.

 

What Does it Take to Improve Marketing Results with AI?

AI is changing how business is done in marketing and how companies relate to and interact with their customers. From real-time, personalized push notifications, to personalized email content for an individual user… read more.

 

AI startups are ready to take on Fortune 500

For a long time now, big corporations have held most of the cards. Their capital, brand recognition, large staffs, and access to data have dwarfed the resources and capabilities of small businesses. Read more.Register Now


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Announcing the Applied AI Conference 2017

BootstrapLabs is pleased to announce the return of the Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco on May 11, 2017.

After the incredible success of last year’s Applied AI Conference, we have expanded into a new venue and this year’s conference will be 2x bigger. There are only a few tickets left – don’t miss out – register now at this link.

Discover the latest innovation in Artificial Intelligence, and see why everyone is talking about AI today:

 

This year’s conference is focused on practical applications and the current commercialization of AI technologies across industries such as Transportation & Logistics, Internet of Things (IoT), Future of Work (FoW), Financial Technologies (FinTech), Cybersecurity, and Healthcare Technologies (HealthTech).

The 2017 conference agenda will provide insights into the present and future impact of AI on your organization, as well as in your daily life. It will also feature concrete ways, tools, and methods to prepare, organize, and tap AI’s transformative power. As active early stage investors in Applied AI, BootstrapLabs will provide an overview of the investment and consolidation landscape at the conference.

Meet our world-class speakers for this year’s conference:
  • Amir Khosrowshahi, CTO AI Products Group, Intel
  • Lanny Cohen, Group Chief Technology Officer, Capgemini
  • Jack Clark, Strategy & Communications Director, OpenAI
  • Richard Socher, Chief Scientist, Salesforce
  • Mårten Mickos, CEO, HackerOne
  • Hema Raghavan, Head of Growth Relevance, LinkedIn
  • Angie Moody, VP Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa
  • Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies
  • Nicolai Wadstrom, CEO and Founder, BootstrapLabs

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BootstrapLabs is excited to share with you the agenda of the Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2017, May 11, in San Francisco.

With over 500 confirmed attendees we expect to sell out very soon. REGISTER NOW and save $300 with this code: AAI17300 – Offer expires on May 1st.

Featured speakers:

  • Amir Khosrowshahi, CTO AI Products Group, Intel
  • Lanny Cohen, Group Chief Technology Officer, Capgemini
  • Jack Clark, Strategy & Communications Director, OpenAI
  • Richard Socher, Chief Scientist, Salesforce
  • MÃ¥rten Mickos, CEO, HackerOne
  • Hema Raghavan, Head of Growth Relevance, LinkedIn
  • Angie Moody, VP Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa
  • Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies
  • Nicolai Wadstrom, CEO and Founder, BootstrapLabs

 


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The inventor of Siri says one day AI will be used to upload and access our memories

Artificial intelligence may one day surpass human intelligence. But, if designed right, it may also be used to enhance human cognition. Read more.

 

Supercharge healthcare with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is redesigning healthcare. How do CIOs get a grip on what’s practical versus theoretical in the dynamic space of machine intelligence? It starts by framing the A.I. landscape. Read more.

 

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Workflow For Agency Owners

There has been a lot of interest in artificial intelligence and predictive learning systems – and with good reason. Read more.

 

 

 

Harnessing automation for a future that works

Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive overnight. Read more.

 

This Major Change Is Coming to Computer Design, Says Head of Amazon Alexa

Every few years, a big shift in how we interact with computers arrives. In the 1970s we swapped out punch cards for terminals, and then moved on to using a mouse and desktop icons in the 1980s. Read more.

 

A new value chain for next-generation mobility

According to a UN report in 2014, 54% of the population lived in urban areas, and by 2050, an additional 2.5 billion people will be added to these areas. Read more.


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Each week we will select a few founders and offer them our Super Early Bird rate. Please send luigi@bootstrapLabs.com some info about your company and why we should select you.

Our sponsor, Amazon Web Services, will offer up to $100,000 in credits to high potential startups during the Applied AI Conference, so please stop by their table and pitch them!

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Please if you are looking to attend with your team or group of friends make sure you require the “Group tickets rate” at info@bootstraplabs.com

 

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Early Bird tickets for the Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2017 are SOLD OUT, but you can still REGISTER NOW and save $250 with this code: AAI17bsl

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Meet the man who makes Facebook’s machines think

Nearly 3,000 miles away from Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters, in an old, beige office building in downtown Manhattan, a group of company employees is working on projects… read more.

 

Half of hospitals to adopt artificial intelligence within 5 years

A new Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Analytics survey found population health and precision medicine among the initiatives where health IT professionals expect AI to have the greatest impact. Read more.

 

To Get Consumers to Trust AI, Show Them Its Benefits

Artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging in applications like autonomous vehicles and medical assistance devices. Read more.

 

 

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A Peek at Trends in Machine Learning

Have you looked at Google Trends? It’s pretty cool — you enter some keywords and see how Google Searches of that term vary through time. I thought — hey, I happen to have this arxiv-sanity database of 28,303 (arxiv) Machine Learning papers over the last 5 years… read more.

 

Adapting ideas from neuroscience for AI

A better understanding of the reasons why neurons spike could lead to smart AI systems that can store more information more efficiently, according to Geoff Hinton, who is often referred to as the “godfather” of deep learning. Read more.

 

Apple Gets Permit to Test Self-Driving Cars in California

Apple plans to start testing self-driving cars on California roads, the clearest signal yet that the world’s most valuable technology company wants to design or build autonomous vehicle technology. Read more.

 


We are thrilled to announce additional world class speakers for our Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco on May 11th.

New Speakers:

Amir Khosrowshahi, CTO AI Products Group, Intel
Lanny Cohen, Group CTO, Capgemini
Hema Raghavan, Head of Machine Learning, LinkedIn
Jeremy Stanley, VP Data Science at Instacart
Dr. Colin P. Williams, Director of Strategy, D-Wave Systems
Eric Save and Susan Altman, Partners, K&L Gates
Matt Wolff, Chief Data Scientist, Cylance

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Join us on May 11th and discover the latest innovation and the positive impact of Artificial Intelligence technologies.

Over 350 people have already registered for the Applied AI Conference 2017.

New speakers:

  • Lanny Cohen, Group Chief Technology Officer, Capgemini
  • Hema Raghavan, Sr Mgr. Head of Machine Learning, LinkedIn
  • Eric Save and Susan Altman, Partners, K&L Gates
  • Jean-Baptiste Su, FORBES Technology Columnist
  • Karim Galil, Founder, Mendel Health
  • Matt Wolff, Chief Data Scientist, Cylance

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LinkedIn: Machine learning is like oxygen, but the human element is not going away anytime soon

How do data and machine-learning powered algorithms work to control newsfeeds and spread stories? How much of that is automated, how much should you be able to understand and control, and where is it all headed? Read more.

 

How P&G and American Express Are Approaching AI

There is a tendency with any new technology to believe that it requires new management approaches, new organizational structures, and entirely new personnel. Read more.

 

Apple’s AI Director: Here is How to Supercharge Deep Learning

Apple’s director of artificial intelligence, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, believes that the deep neural networks that have produced spectacular results in recent years could be supercharged in coming years by the addition of memory, attention, and general knowledge. Read more.

 

 

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Google’s AlphaGo AI will face its biggest challenge yet next month

It’s just over a year since Google’s DeepMind unit stunned the world when its AlphaGo AI beat Go legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in a five-game match; the result demonstrated mastery of a feat that had eluded computer scientists… read more.

 

Understanding the limits of deep learning

Artificial intelligence has reached peak hype. News outlets report that companies have replaced workers with IBM Watson and that algorithms are beating doctors at diagnoses. Read more.

 

I Took the AI Class Facebookers Are Literally Sprinting to Get Into

CHIA-CHIUNN HO WAS eating lunch inside Facebook headquarters, at the Full Circle Cafe, when he saw the notice on his phone: … read more.


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The event is focused on practical application and current commercialization of AI technologies across industries such as Transportation & Logistics, Internet of Things (IoT), Future of Work (FoW), Financial Technologies (FinTech), CyberSecurity, and Healthcare Technologies (HealthTech).

The 2017 conference agenda will provide insights into the present and future impact of AI on your organization, as well as in your daily life.

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Join us on April 13th for the Applied AI Intelligence: The New Industrial Revolution

Manufacturing robots, unmanned vehicles for transportation, warehouses drones as well as space exploration and environmental monitoring empowered by new architectures for distributed computing and intelligent systems are the initial signals of the next generation of industrial systems.

The power of AI will ultimately empower humans to work closely with robots, and bring us to the new age of collaborative systems that can operate side by side with humans. Read more about Speakers lineup and Agenda on our event page.

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GE CEO Jeff Immelt Isn’t Worried About Robots Taking Our Jobs

Robots may be taking over parts of the workforce, but General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt doesn’t think you should worry about losing your job. Read more.

 

The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence Startups

Corporate giants like Google, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Apple and Salesforce are competing in the race to acquire private AI companies, with Ford, Samsung, GE, and Uber emerging as new entrants. Read more.

 

Elon Musk wants to connect computers to your brain so we can keep up with robots

Apparently Elon Musk isn’t busy enough. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO has started yet another company, Neuralink, which aims to make implants for the human brain… read more.

 

 

 

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7 Reasons You Should Embrace, Not Fear, Artificial Intelligence

While much attention is placed on the dangers of artificial intelligence and automation, the technology has tremendous People have many fears about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it will affect the world. Read more.

 

An interview with Sakiko Ito, Head of Customer Relationship Management at GYAO Corporation

GYAO!, managed by GYAO Corporation and Yahoo! JAPAN, is one of the largest streaming platforms for high-quality licensed videos in Japan, serving over 19million unique users monthly. Read more.

 

Can we ever create a truly ethical artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being used as an unbiased judge, for matters ranging from insurance to economic efficiency. But can it ever truly be unbiased? Read more.


 

Announcing New Speakers at the Applied AI Conference 2017:

  • Dr. Michael Dahlweid, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, GE Healthcare
  • Herb Kelsey, CTO, New Context Services (ex IBM, GE, NSA, DHS, Air Force, CIA)
  • Professor Trevor Darrell, UC Berkeley, co-Director of the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research Lab (BAIR)
  • Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer, Ayasdi

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  • AMAZON WEB SERVICES
  • UNITY TECHNOLOGIES
  • NEW CONTEXT
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