Now is the winter of AI's discontent
Published in AI
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 11:14

Now is the winter of AI's discontent


Colder nights draw in for the new tech

While AI has been big news for the last decade, researchers in the field warn that the industry is about to enter a new and much quieter phase.

AI less likely to boob in breast exams
Published in AI
Thursday, 02 January 2020 09:35

AI less likely to boob in breast exams


Could reduce errors

A Google AI system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing errors, researchers in the United States and Britain reported.

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share
Published in PC Hardware
Saturday, 21 December 2019 10:09

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share


Analysis:
CTO mindset

There was a lot of discussion about Intel’s CEO's recent presentation at the Credit Suisse technology conference. Bob Swan commented that he is willing to give up the 90 percent mark share mindset. He would instead get 30 percent of all silicon market valued at $288 TAM.

GTI and Sensory accelerate biometrics by 4X
Published in AI
Friday, 20 December 2019 12:35

GTI and Sensory accelerate biometrics by 4X


Enhanced AI Biometric Access on Edge Devices

Gyrfalcon Technology inc, GTI announced a partnership with AI solution provider Sensory to deliver low latency, high reliability embedded, machine learning capabilities on edge devices.

Intel buys Habana Labs
Published in AI
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 10:24

Intel buys Habana Labs


Wants to improve its AI

Intel has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable AI and machine learning accelerators for cloud data centres.

Emotion recognising AI should be banned
Published in AI
Monday, 16 December 2019 10:46

Emotion recognising AI should be banned


Based on fake science

A leading research centre has called for new laws to restrict the use of emotion-detecting tech which it claims is unproven technology.

How to train your AI fast
Published in AI
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:44

How to train your AI fast


Apparently you use a bucket

Computer boffins from Rice University and Amazon have shown they can slash the amount of time and computational resources it takes to train computers for product search and similar "extreme classification problems" like speech translation and answering general questions.

AI about to hit a wall
Published in News
Thursday, 05 December 2019 10:21

AI about to hit a wall


Facebooks AI brain warns

Facebook's AI bloke Jerome Pesenti has warned that the technology is about to hit a brick wall.

AI is the king of Go
Published in AI
Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:45

AI is the king of Go


Human surrenders the field.

The only human who beat Google's AI at a game of go has decided to retire because the technology cannot be defeated.

Cortana mobile app joins Clippy
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:37

Cortana mobile app joins Clippy


Vole gives up on Cortana  mobile voice assistant

The Cortana mobile app is going the way of all Microsoft’s assistants.