AI, as conceived of in popular culture, does not yet exist, even if autonomous and expert systems do. Smartphones might not be supercomputers, but they are called “smartphones” for good reason, in terms of how their operating systems function. Equally, we are happy to talk about a computer game’s “AI”, but gamers quickly learn to …

Like it or loathe it, the robot revolution is now well underway and the futures described by writers such as Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl and Philip K. Dick are fast turning from science fiction into science fact. But should robots have rights? And will humanity ever reach a point where human and machine are treated …

IBM Security announced last 10 December 2019 that it is extending its artificial intelligence (AI) technology originally developed to protect users in the financial services industry, to clients in all industries via the company’s identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) offering. IBM Cloud Identity now features AI-based adaptive access capabilities that help continually assess employee or consumer user risk …

Researchers working in The N.1 Institute for Health at the National University Of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Camilo Libedinsky from NUS Psychology, and Senior Lecturer Shih-Cheng Yen from the Innovation and Design Programme at NUS Engineering, have discovered that a population of neurons in the brain’s frontal lobe contain stable short-term memory information within dynamically-changing neural …

A new approach could make it easier to train computer for “extreme classification problems” like speech translation and answering general questions, researchers say. The divide-and-conquer approach to machine learning can slash the time and computational resources required. Online shoppers typically string together a few words to search for the product they want, but in a world …

During your data manipulation, exploration, and even analysis, functions can get complicated, putting one function inside of one another in order to accomplish tasks in one swoop. These are called nested functions. A nested function may look like something like this: Not only can this confuse you while you are coding, this looks quite ugly …

Generalized Linear Models (GLM) refers to a large class of models which include the familiar ordinary linear regression — ordinary least squares (OLS) regression — and the analysis of variance (ANOVA) models. A bag loaded with tricks (models, rather) Both OLS regression and ANOVA deal with continuous response variables. However, there are times that we …

Huawei and Peng Cheng Laboratory (PCL) jointly released Peng Cheng Cloud Brain II Phase 1 last 29 November 2019, officially launching the journey to AI clusters at 1000 petaFLOPS (PFLOPS) scale. This marks a new milestone in the scientific research field for the Kunpeng computing industry. Running at the bedrock of Cloud Brain II is …

What’s the problem? As algorithms become entrenched into society, the debate about their effects rages on. In essence, algorithms are sequences of instructions used to solve problems and perform functions in computer programming. As mathematical expressions, algorithms existed long before modern computers. While they vary in application, all algorithms have three things in common: clearly-defined …

While AI continues to enjoy a continuously increasing adoption in 2019, much work is still needed in order for it to create significant impact — McKinsey reveals in their released 2019 Global AI Survey paper. Let’s look further into the main findings of this year’s survey. Most respondents are seeing returns from AI 63 percent of …