1 year ago

Three unusual uses for AI

So much of what we see in the news about artificial intelligence is negative. From unwarranted fears about artificial intelligence overthrowing humanity or the more practical fear of AI displacing certain jobs, people are worried about how the imp read more...



1 year ago

Five things you need to know about machine learning

In the not-so-distant past, computers had to be programmed with a very specific set of instructions to perform even the simplest task. Over the years, computer programming languages have improved drastically and become much easier to learn, howeve read more...



1 year ago

Asimov’s three laws of robotics in action

Isaac Asimov, the famed science fiction author, did more than write novels. He is also credited with coming up with the three laws of robotics:

    1. A robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a huma read more...



1 year ago

Do computers still need us?

One of the most exciting things going on in the world of tech as we approach 2016 is the advancement of artificial intelligence technology. One of the biggest steps taken in the industry is the improvement of so-called “cognitive computing.& read more...



1 year ago

Six human skills Facebook’s AI is mastering

Facebook is a relative newcomer to the artificial intelligence race. IBM’s “Watson,” Apple’s “Siri,” and Microsoft’s “Cortana” all have a head start but Facebook is working hard to catch up. Th read more...



1 year ago

IBM’s response to White House request is a great summary of the current state of AI

Back in June, the White House published a formal request for information about the current state of AI research including some of its implications and risks. IBM responded to the request and gave an incredibly detailed yet succinct summary of the read more...