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How Artificial Intelligence is Helping the Visually Impaired

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 04.14.2017 | Impact
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

New technologies are rapidly changing how many of us live our lives. Advances in connectivity are allowing us to access and transmit information faste...

Weekend Roundup: The End Of (Human) History

Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.24.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

Francis Fukuyama famously declared that the triumph of liberal democracy and free markets after the Cold War heralded “the end of history.” Yuval ...

Historian: Human History 'Will End When Men Become Gods'

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.24.2017 | World

Yuval Noah Harari, an Israeli historian and the internationally best-selling author of Sapiens, has a new book out about the future of humanity, calle...

#FredinChina: Tencent looks to challenge Apple with cloud-based apps you can use without downloading

Fred Raillard | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, an independent creative boutique network bas...

Year-End Roundup: In 2016, The World Passed The Tipping Point Into A Perilous New Era

Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.30.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

In the 2015 WorldPost Year-End Roundup, we observed that we were then “on the cusp of a tipping point” in the race between a world coming together...

China Allows Samgyetang Imports From S. Korea Amid AI Outbreak

AsiaToday | Posted 12.25.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China will surely ban imports of poultry and related products next week from South Korea which is ...

Three Not-Laws of AI

Illah Nourbakhsh | Posted 12.25.2016 | Technology
Illah Nourbakhsh

AI has taken the stage explosively. I am getting notifications of lectures, breakfast sessions, think tank charters and meetings on AI and the future ...

Digital Finance in 2017: Annual Budgets Cease as AI and Machine Learning Take Center Stage

Thack Brown | Posted 12.15.2016 | Technology
Thack Brown

In the last year, we saw a rapid evolution take place in corporate finance. Companies across the globe spent much of 2016 addressing the impact of eco...

The Cultural Significance of Artificial Intelligence

Quora | Posted 12.14.2016 | Technology
Quora

How should we be thinking about machine learning and AI? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are a...

Christmas Carol Sung By A Computer Is Probably Theme Song For Hell

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 12.09.2016 | Arts

Well, we did it: We found the Christmas song of your nightmares. Researchers in Toronto taught a computer to write and sing a holiday carol using a te...

An A.I. Wrote a Christmas Song and It's Really, Really Creepy

Inverse | Posted 12.06.2016 | Weird News
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Nathaniel Mott The carol is a lie -- and it's an extremely unsettling one. University of Toronto...

Silicon Intelligence, Organic Wisdom. The Future Of Work And Education.

Mark HT Ridinger, MD | Posted 12.01.2016 | Education
Mark HT Ridinger, MD

Deposit Photos. Used with permission. Or, Towards a Wisdom Quotient and Novel Educational-Vocational Paradigm Automation Performance Anxiety Incre...

Artificial Intelligence - Why Compete in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

Craig Zamary | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Craig Zamary

Artificial Intelligence will change the way we shape our world. Here's Why you should compete in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. PRIZE COMPETITION OVERVIEW...

A Guy Made Big Mouth Billy Bass His Digital Assistant, And Folks Are Horrified

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.05.2016 | Weird News

So Big Mouth Billy Bass — you know, that animatronic singing fish that was annoyingly popular at the end of the 1990s — was, frankly, already pret...

From Porn To Hello Barbie: Online Safety In Transition

Stephen Balkam | Posted 11.02.2016 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

Our original worries focused on content, but now the online safety community as well as parents, teachers and care givers are just as concerned about behavioral, emotional and developmental side effects of our hearty embrace of all things digital.

Artificial Intelligence and the Evolution of a Smarter Internet

Harold Stark | Posted 10.26.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

'Let's build a single supercomputer that is smarter than all of humanity put together.' While that sounds ominously similar to what a mad scientist in...

How Robots Could Destroy Our Economy - And How They Could Save It

Jayson DeMers | Posted 10.11.2016 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Our robot overlords are coming, but will they be a boon for our economy, or herald its destruction?

Why AI Will Be Your Next Go-To Productivity Tool (If It Isn't Already)

Kayla Matthews | Posted 10.07.2016 | Technology
Kayla Matthews

It sounds like something out of a science-fiction movie, but the truth is it's your inevitable reality. The rise of artificial intelligence, or AI, is...

#AskAboutAI: Learning to See and Speak

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 09.21.2016 | Technology
Tom Vander Ark

This month, Stanford launched a 100-year study of AI (AI100) with a report: Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030. The 16 member study panel issuin...

What It Will Mean For AI To Make Our Choices For Us

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 09.12.2016 | World

I confess: while writing this, I was intermittently procrastinating by browsing the overwhelming number of wireless headphone options on the market....

In the Near Future, Will Robots Take Over Hollywood?

Jeff Rivera | Posted 09.09.2016 | Technology
Jeff Rivera

There's a moment in every entrepreneur's life when they have to make the crucial decision whether or not to take the plunge into business and for Jack...

IBM's WATSON COMPUTER CUTS ITS FIRST MOVIE TRAILER - bye bye editors....

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.31.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

image courtesy Wikicommons A few months ago, I met with the folks at the IBM Watson project. They wanted to pick my brains about how video was made....

Facebook Replaced Journalists With An Algorithm And We Are To Blame

Anurag Harsh | Posted 09.01.2016 | Technology
Anurag Harsh

People often wax-poetic about the past, about the era when people spent more time chatting in person than on the phone and sent letters rather than em...

Worlds Collide: Artificial Intelligence Meets Web Design

Harold Stark | Posted 08.25.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

The internet has evolved a great deal since it was first launched back in the 80s. Back then, there was no such thing as a high-speed internet connection, hence the need for simplistic, text-based website with no variations in font, typography, layout or visual content.

This Is How AI Will Redefine Love

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.08.2016 | World

Artificial intelligence is beginning to disrupt entire industries from finance to medicine. Yet the most revolutionary application has yet to arrive...