Google announces its plan to make artificial intelligence more ‘human’

#google announces its plan to make artificial intelligence more ‘human’

  • As AI technology grows rapidly, Google wants to make sure that it’s accessible and inclusive, developed with people in mind.
  • Called the People + AI Research Initiative or the PAIR, this newly-announced team within the Google Brain division will “study and redesign the ways people interact with AI systems” so that we build systems with “people in mind at the start of the process.”
  • The PAIR will examine the relationship between users and technology, the vast array of applications that AI will facilitate, and how to make everything accessible and broadly inclusive.
  • The PAIR team is led by Google Brain researchers Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, and the 12 other team members will work with researchers from Harvard University and MIT to focus on three areas of user needs:

    The PAIR won’t necessarily answer all the concerns out there.

  • Compounded by other intersectional factors, the Fourth Industrial Revolution certainly isn’t going to be an easy process, but with Google’s new initiative, we are definitely taking one step further in the right direction: the hope is that as the PAIR team grows and as its work expands, we will see its impact across Google’s apps and services as well as see similar efforts from other companies.

As AI technology grows rapidly, Google wants to make sure that it’s accessible and inclusive, developed with people in mind. That’s where the PAIR comes in.
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The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility

The @HuffingtonPost take a look at the science of #AI and the art of social responsibility:

  • But the transformational nature of artificial intelligence requires new metrics of success for our profession.
  • This year alone at least 1 billion people will be touched in some way by artificial intelligence, which is transforming everything from financial services to transportation, energy, education and retail.
  • And why IBM is a founding member of the Partnership on AI, a collaboration among Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and many scientific and nonprofit organizations charged with guiding the development of artificial intelligence to the benefit of society.
  • Opportunity: Developers of AI applications should accept the responsibility of enabling students, workers and citizens to take advantage of every opportunity in the new economy powered by cognitive systems.
  • They should help them acquire the skills and knowledge to engage safely, securely and effectively in a relationship with cognitive systems, and to perform the new kinds of work and jobs that will emerge in a cognitive economy.

By Guru Banavar, IBM’s Chief Science Officer for Cognitive Computing
I am a computer scientist and engineer, inspired by the art of the possible an…
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Artificial Intelligence Innovation Summit Tickets, Thu, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Summit | #BigData #Artificialintelligence #RT

  • Join Tandem Innovation Alliance on Thursday, May 11th at WeWork in Tysons, VA for an evening devoted to understanding the impact of artificial intelligence and the future it holds for the government and startups.
  • We have invited investors, industry leaders and government officials as part of our ongoing event series focusing on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • This evening we will focus on the areas where the government is investing in A.I. programs to modernize federal agencies and where startups can fit in.
  • Following the panel, Tandem will select companies that feature exciting new A.I. technologies to provide lightning pitches to offer insight into the next great innovations that could transform the industry.
  • Come hungry, food, drinks and plenty of networking opportunities with investors and government leaders will be provided.

Eventbrite – Tandem Innovation Alliance presents Artificial Intelligence Innovation Summit – Thursday, May 11, 2017 at WeWork Tyson=, Tysons, VA. Find event and ticket information.
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The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility

The @HuffingtonPost take a look at the science of #AI and the art of social responsibility:

  • But the transformational nature of artificial intelligence requires new metrics of success for our profession.
  • This year alone at least 1 billion people will be touched in some way by artificial intelligence, which is transforming everything from financial services to transportation, energy, education and retail.
  • And why IBM is a founding member of the Partnership on AI, a collaboration among Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and many scientific and nonprofit organizations charged with guiding the development of artificial intelligence to the benefit of society.
  • Opportunity: Developers of AI applications should accept the responsibility of enabling students, workers and citizens to take advantage of every opportunity in the new economy powered by cognitive systems.
  • They should help them acquire the skills and knowledge to engage safely, securely and effectively in a relationship with cognitive systems, and to perform the new kinds of work and jobs that will emerge in a cognitive economy.

By Guru Banavar, IBM’s Chief Science Officer for Cognitive Computing
I am a computer scientist and engineer, inspired by the art of the possible an…
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The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility

The science of #AI and the art of social responsibility:  via @HuffingtonPost

  • But the transformational nature of artificial intelligence requires new metrics of success for our profession.
  • This year alone at least 1 billion people will be touched in some way by artificial intelligence, which is transforming everything from financial services to transportation, energy, education and retail.
  • And why IBM is a founding member of the Partnership on AI, a collaboration among Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and many scientific and nonprofit organizations charged with guiding the development of artificial intelligence to the benefit of society.
  • Opportunity: Developers of AI applications should accept the responsibility of enabling students, workers and citizens to take advantage of every opportunity in the new economy powered by cognitive systems.
  • They should help them acquire the skills and knowledge to engage safely, securely and effectively in a relationship with cognitive systems, and to perform the new kinds of work and jobs that will emerge in a cognitive economy.

By Guru Banavar, IBM’s Chief Science Officer for Cognitive Computing
I am a computer scientist and engineer, inspired by the art of the possible an…
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Cortana’s coming to robots and smart devices via Windows 10 for the Internet of Things

  • Microsoft is bringing the features to Windows IoT Core that you’d need for a Cortana-powered speaker.
  • Windows IoT Core can sometimes lag a little behind Windows 10 PC releases so it’s not clear when the IoT version will roll out.
  • Microsoft hopes to see the first Cortana-powered IoT devices roll out in late 2017 around the back-to-school or holiday shopping seasons.
  • Microsoft doesn’t appear to have any interest in making its own smart speaker.
  • If Microsoft and its device partners hit that target we could see Cortana-powered devices show up as early as Computex 2017 next May.

Cortana is coming to your coffee maker courtesy of Windows IoT Core and the Windows 10 Creators Update.
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Are You Ready for Robot Colleagues?

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  • The article is part of an MIT SMR initiative exploring how technology is reshaping the practice of management.
  • Schmitt comes at the questions not as a computer scientist but as a marketing expert.
  • What’s happening the week at the intersection of management and technology.

In the future workplace, humans may supplement the skills of machines — and not the other way around.

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