Google Hopes Blockchain Will Help it Win the Cloud War
A New Border Security App Uses AI To Flag Suspicious People In Seconds
Amid concerns about predictive policing, Unisys says its system should expedite screening of cargo and people and reduce unnecessary inspections.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Artificial Intelligence
Supersmart algorithms won't take all the jobs, But they are learning faster than ever, doing everything from medical diagnostics to serving up ads.
TD acquires Layer 6 in Canadian AI talent grab
TD has acquired Toronto-based Layer 6 in an effort to boost its own AI capabilities and identify additional business opportunities.
China is building a $2 billion office park in Beijing just for AI
Last year, China said it plans to be a world leader in AI by 2030. Now its capital is building a massive campus to house the AI firms that will power that rise, according to local media outlet Beijing News (link in Chinese). Authorities in Beijing's Mentougou district will build the tech campus along with Zhongguancun Development...
Could AI help to create a meat-free world?
The more meat and animal products we eat, the quicker we deplete Earth's resources. Could artificial intelligence devise new ways to make meat-free foods that taste great too?
Big data case study: How UPS is using analytics to improve performance | ZDNet
Find out how logistics company UPS is using data and analytics in a number of key projects.
The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the Unlikely but Catastrophic Consequences of Automation
Automation can make us safer, but it creates new vulnerabilities.
Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself?
Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself? Photo illustration by Derek Brahney. Source photo: J.R. Eyerman / The Life Picture Collection / Getty Images. In September, Michal Kosinski published a study that he feared might end his career. The Economist broke the news first, giving it a self-consciously anodyne title: "Advances in A.I.
Robotics pioneer Rodney Brooks debunks AI hype seven ways
Mistaken extrapolations, limited imagination, and other common mistakes that distract us from thinking more productively about the future.