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How A Group Of Academics Open-Sourced Conversational AI, And Then Turned It Into A Business
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Benzinga's Fintech Focus Podcast features conversations with the biggest names in fintech. Subscribe to the Fintech Focus newsletter to get a roundup of industry news delivered to your inbox weekly, and check out upcoming programming at Benzinga events. In this episode of the Fintech Focus podcast, we talk about the science of, well, talking. Conversational AI has already changed how
Newly-Developed Artificial Metabolism Could Power Robots Of The Future
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Image source: John Munson/Cornell University – Video Screenshot The development of robotics and artificial intelligence is approaching an era where robots and humans could live together. The most recent example of this vision comes from a newly-developed material, powered by artificial metabolism which could power robotics of the future. Researchers at Cornell University used bioengineering to develop a biomaterial powered
Nautilus Labs Aims to Boost Fleet Efficiency as Imo 2020 Fuel Costs Loom Over Ocean Freight
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Deck officers on ships are trained in a number of skills, such as firefighting, emergency medicine, survival at sea and celestial navigation. Include in that meter reading. Every day, they help compile what's called a "noon report," the once-a-day report of a ship's speed, position, fuel use and other data that is sent back to landside operations in order to
How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Social Influencer Marketing
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Social influencer marketing has continued to grow at a rapid pace over the last few years. Sponsored posts on Facebook, for example, generated a total of 1 billion likes in 2018 alone. This clearly shows that social influencer marketing has the potential to help brands create visibility and social media engagement. However, even with these successes, a lot of experts
Machine Learning In Logistics: Separating Fact From Fiction
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Commentary Chris Ricciardi is chief operating officer of Logistical Labs. The views expressed below are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of FreightWaves. It seems like every day there is a new headline about machine learning or artificial intelligence (AI). We've seen the technology behind these concepts do incredible things—from customer service chat bots to
Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Your Manager? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Artificial intelligence has the ability to make positive, impactful change in the world. There’s just one problem – machine learning inherits our own biases. Amazon had to scrap its predictiving hiring AI after feeding in a decade’s worth of resumes only to find the artificial intelligence preferred male candidates and penalized resumes with only women colleagues listed or that even
NVIDIA’s AI Transforms Sketches Into Photorealistic Landscapes
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Image Source: NVIDIA/Screenshot NVIDIA’s AI researchers developed a deep learning model which is capable of transforming doodles into photorealistic landscapes that we might usually see on different Instagram, photography-themed accounts. There are so many details and such high texture quality that we can easily get fooled into thinking it was actual photography. NVIDIA’s AI uses generative adversarial networks (GANs) to
MIT Develops Machine Learning Algorithm To Fight AI-Generated Text
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geralt / Pixabay With artificial intelligence taking a major leap in recent years and estimates showing it will likely grow even more, we have seen many discoveries which could do more harm than good. One such example is the text-generator developed by OpenAI. The machine learning algorithm can turn only a small portion of text into lengthy and convincing paragraphs.
Robotics and AI Leaving Their Cages and Entering Our Daily Lives
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Global leader Mouser Electronics just wrapped up a short, six-video series, “Generation Robot,” hosted by robotics guru and Mythbuster star, Grant Imahara on various innovative robotics and AI creations. 3888952 / Pixabay The crux of the series is captured by Magnus Egerstedt, a Roboticist at Georgia Tech: “We have the opportunity to use robots to enrich the human experience… The robots
Deep Learning Used To Create Fake Airbnb Listings
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Taking a vacation can sometimes be extremely stressful – finding the right, affordable plane tickets, packing up, getting past the airport security hassles, and most importantly, finding a place to stay. In order to escape from the mind-boggling prices and taxes, we are introduced to a website, Airbnb, which lists apartments around the world for rent. Now, a new website