Jack Ma warns about dangers of artificial intelligence — RT Business

'It's going to be painful': #JackMa warns about dangers of artificial intelligence

  • The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, is warning artificial intelligence will replace human workers, but it will never replace human wisdom.
  • “Artificial intelligence may take a lot of jobs away.
  • If small businesses can’t survive, we can’t survive,” said Ma, speaking in Detroit at the Gateway 17 conference for entrepreneurs.
  • So I don’t think the machine — the artificial intelligence — is gonna replace the wisdom,” he said.
  • During the conference, Ma repeated his prediction last week that Alibaba will be worth more than the world’s fifth-largest economy by 2036, bigger than the economies of France or the United Kingdom.

The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, is warning artificial intelligence will replace human workers, but it will never replace human wisdom.
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Jack Ma: Artificial intelligence, machine learning may cause World War III

JACK MA: Artificial intelligence and machine learning 'may cause the Third World War'

  • Alibaba’s chairman and founder, Jack Ma, thinks that new technologies could be a threat to more than just jobs.
  • During an interview with CNBC’s David Faber on Wednesday, Ma said that new technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence could lead to the third World War.
  • “The first technology revolution caused World War I,” Ma told CNBC.
  • “The third technology revolution may cause the Third World War,” Ma told CNBC at the Gateway 2017 conference.
  • In his estimation, the first World War came on the heels of upheaval caused by the Industrial Revolution which shuffled the economic fortunes of different nations and classes leading to conflict, and similar technologies helped lead to World War II.

Jack Ma thinks that a lot of people could lose their jobs to automation in the coming years, and this could be a serious geopolitical issue.
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Most Popular Programming Languages For Machine Learning And Data Science

Most popular programming languages for machine learning and data science:  #tech #developers

  • Short Bytes: In recent times, the demand for machine learning and data science experts has witnessed an exponential growth.
  • So, what programming languages should one learn to land a machine learning or data science job?
  • To do this, the machine learning and data science skills were searched in conjunction with the prominent programming languages like C, Java, C++, and JavaScript.
  • Python and R were included as they are known to be popular for machine learning and data science.
  • We also see that in the past couple of years, there’s a sharp increase in the popularity of these languages in machine learning and data science’s context.

Short Bytes: In recent times, the demand for machine learning and data science experts has witnessed an exponential growth. So, what programming languages should one learn to land a machine learning or data science job? The answer lies in the languages like Python, R, and Java.
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Baidu Will Convene a Conference of 4,000 AI Developers in July

.@Baidu_Inc Will Convene a Conference of 4,000 #AI Developers in July

  • Baidu Will Convene a Conference of 4,000 AI Developers in July

    (Yicai Global) June 21 — Chinese internet behemoth Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ: BIDU] will hold an artificial intelligence developer conference, Baidu Create 2017, at Beijing National Convention Center on July 5, Chinanews.com reported.

  • Baidu unveiled its new open-source autonomous driving platform, Apollo, at Auto Shanghai show on April 19, and it plans to disclose details of the project for the first time to the Beijing conference.
  • Robbin Li, its founder and chief executive and group president and chief operations officer Lu Qi will talk about the development strategy and technology solutions for the open AI platform at the event, per information shown on the conference website (Create.baidu.com), saying that they will be joined by Baidu’s leading AI technology developers and scientists.
  • The Beijing-based tech firm will debut to the public its entire AI technology system, including basic modules such as voice, image, natural language processing and Big Data user profiling, as well as emerging applied technologies ranging from automated driving and operating system based on man-machine interaction with intelligent cloud computing.
  • Baidu plans to hold an AI developer conference every summer in future.

Chinese internet behemoth Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ: BIDU] will hold an artificial intelligence developer conference, Baidu Create 2017, at Beijing National Convention Center on July 5, Chinanews.com reported.
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The Truth About Impact of Artificial Intelligence on SEO In 3 Minutes

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already in use on search engines and has been so for the past few years.
  • RankBrain, which is part of Google, is an AI system that is used quite prominently in ranking websites for search engine results.
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO), which is still the primary means of passive marketing on the internet, has already been affected by AI in a powerful way.
  • This is because the content will match to a greater degree the user’s known interest as opposed to just keywords or key phrases.
  • However, the way search engine rankings will be affected over the foreseeable future will change regardless of how the advances in AI turn out.

Clear And Unbiased Facts About Impact Of Artificial Intelligence on Future of SEO (Without All the Hype). Happy reading.
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When robots will start taking over human tasks

Here's when robots will start outperforming humans on every task  #AI #MachineLearning

  • According to a new study from Oxford and Yale University researchers, those are the years artificial intelligence is slated to take over each of those tasks.
  • And so it will go for millions of other jobs over the next 50 years, researchers find.
  • The study relied on survey responses of 352 AI researchers who gave their opinions on when in the future machines would replace humans for various tasks.
  • Lead investigator Katja Grace and her colleagues found the tasks most likely to get automated within the next 10 years were rote, mechanical tasks.
  • Ultimately, the researchers found AI could automate all human tasks by the year 2051 and all human jobs by 2136.

A survey of AI researchers tallied predictions for when machines will start beating humans at everything from LEGO assembly to essay-writing.
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Facebook’s AI accidentally created its own language

Facebook's AI accidentally created its own language

  • The bots — known as “dialog agents” — were creating their own language.
  • Using machine learning algorithms, dialog agents were left to converse freely in an attempt to strengthen their conversational skills.
  • After learning to negotiate, the bots relied on machine learning and advanced strategies in an attempt to improve the outcome of these negotiations.
  • Over time, the bots became quite skilled at it and even began feigning interest in one item in order to “sacrifice” it at at a later stage in the negotiation as a faux compromise.
  • End-to-End Learning for Negotiation Dialogues on Facebook AI Research & Georgia Institute of Technology

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