Philip K. Dick's iconic 1968 sci-fi novel, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” posed an intriguing question in its title: would an intelligent robot dream? In the 53 years since publication, artificial intelligence research has matured significantly.
Read the full article here: https://www.salon.com/2021/04/30/why-artificial-intelligence-research-might-be-going-down-a-dead-end/
This month, advertising giant WPP will send unusual corporate training videos to tens of thousands of employees worldwide. A presenter will speak in the recipient’s language and address them by name, while explaining some basic concepts in artificial intelligence.
Read the full article here: https://www.wired.com/story/covid-drives-real-businesses-deepfake-technology/
Dermatologist Harald Kittler draws on more than a decade of experience when he teaches students at the Medical University of Vienna how to diagnose skin lesions. His classes this fall will include a tip he learned only recently from an unusual source: an artificial intelligence algorithm.
Read the full article here: https://www.wired.com/story/algorithm-doesnt-replace-doctors-makes-them-better
Early last year, a large European supermarket chain deployed artificial intelligence to predict what customers would buy each day at different stores, to help keep shelves stocked while reducing costly spoilage of goods.
Read the full article here: https://www.wired.com/story/prepare-artificial-intelligence-produce-less-wizardry/
@James Currier). James is a Managing Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm headquartered in San Francisco. At least once a week I have a pitch meeting with a Founder who says “We’re going to collect a ton of data, it’s going to be really valuable.
Read the full article here: https://www.nfx.com/post/truth-about-data-network-effects