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Gift Guide 2017: STEM Toys for Kids

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

These days kid’s toys offer more than just moving pieces around the board or driving them around a sandbox. Today, parents can help their kids get a head start in STEM and have fun doing it together. This holiday if you are looking to…

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Don’t Worry, Humans Still Race Drones Faster Than Artificial Intelligence

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

With artificial intelligence getting smarter every minute, humans have gotten a little defensive when it comes to being better than the technology we invented. Whether its playing chess, passing medical exams, or being a god, artificial intelligence has made huge strides in what it…

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16 Artificial Intelligence Startups in the UK Raising Some Serious Capital

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

With the boom of artificial intelligence companies in the UK, it seems that a new company launches every week in the UK. In a government report, they called for a UK strategy to advance AI. The subsequent budget included a £270m investment fund for disruptive technologies such as…

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AI Is Now So Good That You Can’t Trust Your Eyes Anymore

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The newest groundbreaking AI tech? Unsupervised image-to-image translation. It allows you to auto-generate a different photo based off of an input photo. Essentially, it’s lying to your eyes. The research paper on the subject of image manipulation, published today by Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS),…

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AI Has Replaced Big Data As the Buzzword of the Moment, Data Shows

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 9:20 am

Remember back in 2015 when everyone was obsessed with the concept of “big data”? Now there’s a new tech buzzword on the block. You don’t take have to take my word for it (although as a tech writer I can confirm that explorations of…

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9 Artificial Intelligence Developments Helping Small Businesses Grow

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Artificial intelligence is creeping it’s way into our lives and businesses. Whether it’s through our voice assistant gadgets like Alexa, shopping apps or smart devices, AI will be involved in our life one way or another. And now this tech is helping small businesses….

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4 Big Data Trends to Watch

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

The hope for the next generation of businesses is that the large quantities of data, which is accessible to the masses, can help in planning everything from better decision making to executing better marketing campaigns. The greatest advantage of big data is that it’s visual,…

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There Is Now a Religion for Artificial Intelligence, and It’s Kind of a Good Idea

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Artificial intelligence has inspired a wide range of initiatives, programs, and emotions. From self-driving cars and machine learning to the unrelenting fear that robots are going to take over the world, the controversial technology has spurred more than its fair share of debates in…

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How Deep Learning Will Alter the Retail Space

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 9:20 am

Artificial Intelligence has been a hot word across all industries lately. Think all the fuss around self-driving cars, Google’s updated Assistant and the general talks of how conversational interfaces are the future of tech. Around 54 percent of retailers already use or plan to…

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What’s the Role of a $15 Billion AI Industry in UX Design?

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In the future, AI will be everywhere. Science fiction writers have seen it coming for decades, naturally, but the real world is definitely catching up: AI is now a $15 billion industry, and is expected to be a $70 billion one by 2020. Since AI…

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How Machine Learning is Changing Design

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A Pew Research Center survey in 2015 revealed that almost two-thirds of Americans expect computers to take over much of human work within 50 years. However, there are certain professions that some consider to have more security over others. Disciplines such as the arts…

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The Data Doesn’t Back Up That “Automation Creates Jobs” Theory

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 9:20 am

Fairly regularly, I receive pitches from companies talking about the benefits of automation, and how the streamlined workplace is nothing but beneficial for workers, who will be able to work faster and be happier. These companies tout that automation will “support you in becoming…

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AI: Pew Report Shows Concerns From Blade Runner Are a Reality

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In the world of fiction, some of the best stories from the past are the most well received because they dance the fine line of imagination and reality. Take for example something as simple as the Jetson movie, a cartoon that predicted video chatting,…

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6 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Way We Work

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Ever since its introduction as an academic discipline back in the 50s, AI has led to a combination of disappointment and optimism. In fact, technological options that were conveyed as impossible, such as optical character recognition, are, presently, run-of-the-mill. While other technologies are yet…

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Don’t Worry, Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Whether it’s crashing a self-driving car or taking someone’s job, artificial intelligence is under constant scrutiny. Experts, tech enthusiasts, and even Elon Musk have spoken out about the dangers of this innovation technology, from ruining our economy to enslaving the human race. However, what…

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Explore Machine Learning and AI For Under $40

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 9:20 am

The fundamentals behind the next great technological frontier could be at your fingertips! Learn a lucrative set of skills in the world of machine learning and artificial intelligence with The Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Bundle. Machine learning is the field of study dedicated to…

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Google Releases Pixelbook, Two New Home Speakers, and Pixel Buds

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 10:50 am

Talk about a busy day at the Made By Google event. Not only did the company release two new phones, there were a couple of surprises along the way. From a camera that automatically captures moments hands-free and a Sonos/HomePod competitor, to wireless earbuds,…