Apple is expanding its Seattle offices to focus on AI and machine learning

Apple is expanding its Seattle offices to focus on AI and machine learning

  • Which is why it makes sense that Apple has announced it’s expanding its offices in Seattle, where much of its AI and machine learning work is done.
  • Last August, Apple even bought a Seattle-based machine learning and artificial intelligence startup named Turi for an estimated $200 million, and the team is said to be moving into Apple’s offices at Two Union Square as part of the expansion.
  • Carlos Guestrin, a University of Washington professor, former Turi CEO, and now director of machine learning at Apple, told GeekWire: “There’s a great opportunity for AI in Seattle.”
  • He added: “We’re trying to find the best people who are excited about AI and machine learning — excited about research and thinking long term but also bringing those ideas into products that impact and delight our customers.”
  • As part of the news, the University of Washington also announced a $1 million endowed professorship in AI and machine learning named after Guesterin.

In many ways, the tech world’s AI arms race is really a fight for talent. Skilled engineers are in short supply, and Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are competing to nab the best minds from…
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This robot ‘ageing companion’ is like an Alexa for the elderly

This AI robot companion wants to keep old people company

  • Béhar says that while the robot can’t replace human interaction, it can offer a companion to elderly people living alone.
  • Tech startup Intuition Robotics unveiled an artificial intelligence-based robot companion that aims to improve the quality of life of elderly people on Wednesday.
  • AI Robot Companion Wants to Keep Old People Company
  • ElliQ is an “active aging companion” aimed at making elderly people feel less lonely.
  • “The idea of having a robot companion is quite dystopian, especially for older generations,” said Yves Béhar, CEO of Fuseproject-a design studio that collaborated with Intuition Robotics on the ElliQ.

The ElliQ is a voice-activated, AI-based companion for the elderly.
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Biblio’s Blood – Chapter 23 – Matthew S. Lawrence

Chapter 23

#AI #BigData #MachineLearning #SciFi #SEO #SerialNovel #F4F #MTVHottest #books

  • Frank paused, there were more clicks and whirs. “
  • Carlton was nodding as Frank spoke. “
  • You are commenting using your Facebook account.
  • Carlton was finding the conversation more and more disturbing, but, Frank was absolutely right.
  • Ms. Skirt did not write this code.”

When Carlton finally got home he and Frank were both bursting to tell the other about the day’s events. Carlton had to call a time-out to get the conversation into some sort of order, but Frank already knew most of what Carlton had to say because Biblio had told him. It was Carlton’s turn to…
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Introduction · mostly-adequate-guide

#javascript Read this great intro gitbook on functional programming:  #ReactJS #learning #ai

  • JavaScript will be our means of learning a paradigm, where you apply it is up to you.
  • The language is fully capable of writing top notch functional code.
  • Author Brian Posted on November 10, 2016 Categories Uncategorized Tags best place , best way , book , FP , functional paradigm , functional programming language , general , JavaScript , means , reasons , style , world
  • Its also easier to get started in this language since its mixed paradigm and you can fall back on your current practices while there are gaps in your knowledge.
  • Part 2 (currently chapters 8+) will address type classes like functors and monads all the way through to traversable.

This is a book on the functional paradigm in general. We’ll use the world’s most popular functional programming language: JavaScript. Some may feel this is a poor choice as it’s against the grain of the current culture which, at the moment, feels predominately imperative. However, I believe it is the best way to learn FP for several reasons: @ReactiveConf: Read this great intro gitbook on functional programming: #ReactJS

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Biblio’s Blood – Chapter 23 – Matthew S. Lawrence

Chapter 23

#AI #BigData #MachineLearning #SciFi #SEO #SerialNovel #F4F #MTVHottest #books

  • Frank paused, there were more clicks and whirs. “
  • Carlton was nodding as Frank spoke. “
  • You are commenting using your Facebook account.
  • Carlton was finding the conversation more and more disturbing, but, Frank was absolutely right.
  • Ms. Skirt did not write this code.”

When Carlton finally got home he and Frank were both bursting to tell the other about the day’s events. Carlton had to call a time-out to get the conversation into some sort of order, but Frank already knew most of what Carlton had to say because Biblio had told him. It was Carlton’s turn to…
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Biblio’s Blood – Chapter 23 – Matthew S. Lawrence

Chapter 23

#AI #BigData #MachineLearning #SciFi #SEO #SerialNovel #F4F #MTVHottest #books

  • Frank paused, there were more clicks and whirs. “
  • Carlton was nodding as Frank spoke. “
  • You are commenting using your Facebook account.
  • Carlton was finding the conversation more and more disturbing, but, Frank was absolutely right.
  • Ms. Skirt did not write this code.”

When Carlton finally got home he and Frank were both bursting to tell the other about the day’s events. Carlton had to call a time-out to get the conversation into some sort of order, but Frank already knew most of what Carlton had to say because Biblio had told him. It was Carlton’s turn to…
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Introduction to Machine Learning with Hands-On Labs

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