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Stanford Researchers Harness Satellite Imagery And AI To Help Fight Poverty In Africa

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We are said to be standing on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution – one that will see new forms of artificial intelligence (AI) underpinning almost every aspect of our lives. The new technologies will help us to tackle some of the greatest challenges that face our world. In fact AI is already very …

Microsoft Build 2019 | Azure IoT Edge & AI: Enabling the Intelligent Edge Session ID: BRK3033   The holy grail of the Internet of Things is the ability to easily distribute the intelligence of your application across the Cloud and the Edge. Being able to run analytics, AI or store data at the Edge addresses …

Immortality has been a topic of discussion since the legend of the Holy Grail. Some people have gone as far as cryogenic freezing after death in the hope that one day science will have advanced enough to resurrect them. Others believe the route to immortality lies in the digital realm. The theory that humans can …

It used to be that only Hollywood production companies with deep pockets and teams of skilled artists and technicians could make deepfake videos, realistic fabrications appearing to show people doing and saying things they never actually did or said. Not anymore – software freely available online lets anyone with a computer and some time on …

Huawei officially launched the world’s most powerful AI processor – the Ascend 910 – as well as an all-scenario AI computing framework, MindSpore. “We have been making steady progress since we announced our AI strategy in October last year,” said Eric Xu, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman. “Everything is moving forward according to plan, from R&D to …

A new Centre at the University of Cambridge will develop artificial intelligence techniques to help address some of the biggest threats facing the planet.  Funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the Centre for Doctoral Training in Application of Artificial Intelligence to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER) is one of 16 new Centres for Doctoral …

Our lives are already enhanced by AI – or at least an AI in its infancy – with technologies using algorithms that help them to learn from our behaviour. As AI grows up and starts to think, not just to learn, we ask how human-like do we want their intelligence to be and what impact …

Powerful AI needs to be reliably aligned with human values. Does this mean that AI will eventually have to police those values? This has been the decade of AI, with one astonishing feat after another. A chess-playing AI that can defeat not only all human chess players, but also all previous human-programmed chess machines, after …

Microsoft Build 2019 | Introducing AI-driven content understanding with Cognitive Search and Cognitive Session ID: BRK2001   Come learn how to apply AI to understand your business documents. Cognitive search allows you to apply AI (Cognitive Skills) to your data to extract entities and relationships from your unstructured documents, turning them into your private knowledge …

MIT system “learns” how to optimally allocate workloads across thousands of servers to cut costs, save energy. A novel system developed by MIT researchers automatically “learns” how to schedule data-processing operations across thousands of servers — a task traditionally reserved for imprecise, human-designed algorithms. Doing so could help today’s power-hungry data centers run far more …