Andrew Ng: Why AI Is the New Electricity

What’s slowing down #AI adoption? 

Two problems: scarcity of data and talent. —@AndrewYNg

  • Still, computer scientist and Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng says, fears that AI will replace humans are misplaced: “Despite all the hype and excitement about AI, it’s still extremely limited today relative to what human intelligence is.”
  • “Just as electricity transformed almost everything 100 years ago, today I actually have a hard time thinking of an industry that I don’t think AI will transform in the next several years,” Ng says.
  • “I would say the most scarce resource today is actually talent, because AI needs to be customized for your business context,” Ng says.
  • “Worrying about evil AI killer robots today is a little bit like worrying about overpopulation on the planet Mars.”
  • Evil AI hype, he says, is being used to whitewash a much more serious issue, which is job displacement.

A computer scientist discusses artificial intelligence’s promise, hype, and biggest obstacles.
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What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030

What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030? 
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  • Harvard Professor Barbara Grosz chairs the AI100 Standing Committee, which has released its first report examining how advances in artificial intelligence might affect urban life in 2030.
  • “Now is the time to consider the design, ethical, and policy challenges that AI technologies raise,” said Grosz.
  • Tackling the ethical and legal quandaries of artificial intelligence with AI pioneer and SEAS professor Barbara Grosz.
  • Every five years for the next 100 years, the AI100 project will release a report that evaluates the status of AI technologies and their potential impact on the world.
  • “But the technology will also create profound challenges, affecting jobs and incomes and other issues that we should begin addressing now to ensure that the benefits of AI are broadly shared.”

New report examines how AI might affect urban life | “Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030” is the first product of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100).
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AI will shape health care plans for US veterans

#AI will shape health care plans for US veterans

  • Interpol is using AI to hunt down child predators online
  • The government and Flow Health are counting on deep learning to customize treatments.
  • Twitter acquihires a new VP of product focused on connections
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs and Flow Health have forged a 5-year alliance that will see the two build a massive medical knowledge graph (based on the records of 22 million veterans) that uses deep learning to customize health plans for vets.
  • American veterans needing health care are about to get help from an unusual source: artificial intelligence.

American veterans needing health care are about to get help from an unusual source: artificial intelligence. The Department of Veterans Affairs and Flow Health…
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DeepMind’s health-care app has some concerned about patient privacy

Is DeepMind’s Health-Care App a Solution, or a Problem?  #ai

  • In return, DeepMind gets access to records belonging to over 1.6 million patients who are registered with one of the Royal Free NHS Trust’s three London hospitals.
  • It also points out that patient data is encrypted, and is used only by DeepMind, not the larger organization of Google.
  • Smart machines are beginning to speak to us and act on their own.
  • Machine learning will alert medics to early signs of illness, but some critics argue that too much data is being shared.
  • The project will provide medics across a number of London hospitals with alerts about patients via an app called Streams .

Machine learning will alert medics to early signs of illness, but some critics argue that too much data is being shared.
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What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030

What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030? 
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  • Harvard Professor Barbara Grosz chairs the AI100 Standing Committee, which has released its first report examining how advances in artificial intelligence might affect urban life in 2030.
  • “Now is the time to consider the design, ethical, and policy challenges that AI technologies raise,” said Grosz.
  • Tackling the ethical and legal quandaries of artificial intelligence with AI pioneer and SEAS professor Barbara Grosz.
  • Over the next 15 years, AI technologies will continue to make inroads in nearly every area of our lives, from education to entertainment , health care to security.
  • Every five years for the next 100 years, the AI100 project will release a report that evaluates the status of AI technologies and their potential impact on the world.

New report examines how AI might affect urban life | “Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030” is the first product of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100).
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What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030

What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030  #technology #AI

  • Every five years for the next 100 years, the AI100 project will release a report that evaluates the status of AI technologies and their potential impact on the world.
  • “Now is the time to consider the design, ethical, and policy challenges that AI technologies raise,” said Grosz.
  • What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030
  • Over the next 15 years, AI technologies will continue to make inroads in nearly every area of our lives, from education to entertainment , health care to security.
  • The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has already transformed our lives — from the autonomous cars on the roads to the robotic vacuums and smart thermostats in our homes. Over the next 15 years, AI technologies will continue to make inroads in nearly every area of our lives, from education to entertainment, health care to security.
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US Government getting serious about artificial intelligence in newly released report

#US Government getting serious about #artificialintelligence in newly released report | #AI ▷

  • US government “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence”
  • The report also emphasizes the current limits of AI , noting that narrow AI systems have rapidly advanced over the past few years, but general-intelligence systems — machines that learn and respond as humans do — are decades away.
  • In two reports released today , one day ahead of the White House Frontiers Conference, the Obama administration calls for long-term investments in AI research and a broad range of investigation into the ethics, security and uses of AI.
  • President Barack Obama’s administration believes that artificial intelligence can be a positive force in the United States, vastly improving specialized areas within health care, transportation, education and policing over the coming decades.
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President Barack Obama’s administration believes that artificial intelligence can be a positive force in the United States, vastly improving specialized areas within health care, transportation, education and policing over the coming decades. In …
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