‘Everything is changing’: We must act now to beat unemployment risks from AI – Mark Cuban — RT Viral

We must act now to beat unemployment risks from AI, says  billionaire Mark Cuban

  • Billionaire Mark Cuban has warned that problems arising from artificial intelligence must be dealt with now to prevent mass unemployment.
  • “However much change you saw over the past ten years with the Apple iPhone, that’s nothing,” said Cuban, adding that he is concerned about artificial intelligence making everyday business practices obsolete.
  • “I am telling you, the world’s first trillionaires are going to come from somebody who masters AI and all its derivatives and applies it in ways we never thought of,” Cuban told the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.
  • In February, Cuban tweeted: “Automation is going to cause unemployment and we need to prepare for it.”
  • When another Twitter user welcomed him to “Team Basic Income”, Cuban responded:

    “No.

Billionaire Mark Cuban has warned that problems arising from artificial intelligence must be dealt with now to prevent mass unemployment.
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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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New Bing APIs Now Available for Purchase – Search, Autosuggest, Spell Check

New #Bing APIs available for purchase: Search, Autosuggest, SpellCheck:  #CortanaIntelligence

  • New Bing APIs Now Available for Purchase – Search, Autosuggest, Spell Check
  • The APIs tap into the same underlying Microsoft Cognitive Services that are part of the Cortana Intelligence Suite and bring intelligence into apps with high quality vision, speech, language, knowledge and search services.
  • Developers worldwide can now build intelligent apps that have instant access to search technologies developed over decades of research at Microsoft.
  • Starting today, the new Bing Search API portfolio is available for purchase as a Microsoft Azure Marketplace offering .
  • Gain access to trending topics including news, images and videos.

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Starting today, the new Bing Search API portfolio is available for purchase as a Microsoft Azure Marketplace offering. Developers worldwide  can now build intelligent apps that have instant access to search technologies developed over decades of research at Microsoft.


New Bing APIs Now Available for Purchase – Search, Autosuggest, Spell Check