Tencent Finally Makes a Big Bet on Artificial Intelligence — The Information

Tencent Finally Makes a Big Bet on #ArtificialIntelligence  #ai

  • Tencent, the company behind China’s largest social network and the world’s biggest online games business, always gets props for its products—but not necessarily for its cutting-edge tech.
  • It will be run by former Microsoft principal researcher Yu Dong, who announced he was joining Tencent at an artificial intelligence conference in March.
  • Mr. Yu is a leading speech recognition expert who spent nearly two decades at Microsoft.

Tencent, the company behind China’s largest social network and the world’s biggest online games business, always gets props for its products—but not necessarily for its cutting-edge tech. Now the juggernaut is taking steps to change that perception with a big push into AI.The owner of the WeChat …
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[1701.07274] Deep Reinforcement Learning: An Overview

Deep Reinforcement Learning: An Overview  #DeepLearning #NeuralNetworks

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Artificial Intelligence Still Way Off

Artificial Intelligence Still Way Off

  • Every day we hear more and more about artificial intelligence.
  • The code changes based on your selection.
  • But researchers say for machines to be able to work without human intervention, we will have to make them capable of learning from their own experience.
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  • VOA’s George Putic reports.

Every day we hear more and more about artificial intelligence. But researchers say for machines to be able to work without human intervention, we will have to make them capable of learning from thei…
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AI•ON: Artificial Intelligence Open Network

  • Submit research problems to the attention of the community.
  • Read about our process , our values , and explore our collection of open research problems .
  • Provide light, high-level guidance and mentorship to the team of contributors working to solve the problem you submitted.
  • Receive credit for your contributions to the research process.
  • Ship code and ideas that make a meaningful impact in the real world.


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The Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017 To 2021

The Top Emerging Technologies : 2017 To 2021 #CIO #iot #AI #fintech #AR #VR #bigdata

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  • Systems Of Engagement Technologies Keep Customers Coming Back
  • The report presents Forrester’s top emerging technologies in three groups of five – systems of engagement technologies, systems of insight technologies, and supporting technologies.
  • Invest In Emerging Technologies That Drive Customer Obsession
  • The Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017 To 2021

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Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017-2021

Forrester’s Top Emerging #Technologies To Watch: 2017-2021
#AI #VR #IoT #bots #cloud

  • Our list focuses on those technologies that will have the biggest business impact in the next five years.
  • We organize this year’s list into three groups – systems of engagement technologies will help you become customer-led, systems of insight technologies will help you become insights-driven, and supporting technologies will help you become fast and connected.
  • Intelligent agents coupled with AI/cogntive technologies will automate engagement and solve tasks.
  • The technology gives firms visibility into and control of customer and operational realities.
  • Hybrid wireless technology will eventually ereate connected cverything.

Forrester: As a refresh to my 2014 blog and report, here are the next 15 emerging technologies Forrester thinks you need to follow closely. We organize this year’s list into three groups — systems of engagement technologies will help you become customer-led, systems of insight technologies will help you become insights-driven, and supporting technologies will…
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Can Math Crack Cancer’s Code?

Integrating #AI and virtual computation may help identify #cancer tumour vulnerabilities

  • About half of all Americans will hear the frightening words, “You have cancer.”
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  • Much attention and excitement has focused lately on “precision medicine”-the targeted deployment of drugs to counter specific “driver” mutations in tumors and also to activate the body’s own immune…
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New quantitative models focus on the hidden architecture of tumor cells
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