The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence 

#AI @Internetmeds

  • The third one was in 1969 when the word information technology was introduced in the world, and the fourth one is the revolution of Artificial Intelligence which we are experiencing right now.
  • Artificial Intelligence is the set of tools and programs that make any software smart enough that the observer would feel that he is dealing with a human, not with the software.
  • Artificial Narrow Intelligence: The first stage of AI as the name suggests is functionally very narrow.
  • Artificial General Intelligence: AGI may only be one step further from ANI but this step is the biggest achievement of humanity.
  • Artificial Super Intelligence: ASI is the final stage of AI predicted by the scientist in which the machines with ASI can able to pass the average human intelligence.

This world has seen four major revolutions that changed its entire face. The first revolution was in 1784 when the first steam engine introduced in the world. The second one was in 1870when the electricity was invented. The third one was in 1969 when the word information technology was introduced in the world, and the fourth one is the revolution of Artificial Intelligence which we are experiencing right now. The present revolutionary era is based on the extreme automation and global connectivity for which Artificial Intelligence is imperative. Just like the other three revolutions, the changes and developments that this revolution is creating will be the bedrock of our future and our way of interacting with technology and with each other.
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IBM Cognitive

How to decode #cognitive business: Learn from successful early adopters.  #AI

  • Our market report, “The cognitive advantage: Insights from early adopters on driving business value,” reveals that early adopters employ cognitive computing for competitive differentiation.
  • In fact, 65 percent say that cognitive adoption is very important to their strategy and success, and more than half regard cognitive computing as a must-have to remain competitive.
  • Early adopters leverage a range of capabilities from machine learning to natural language processing to unlock value from a range of data sources, both structured and unstructured.
  • All told, early adopters are pushing the boundaries of traditional business practices and unlocking groundbreaking services and sources of value.
  • Here are just a few of the ways early adopters are seizing the cognitive advantage:

By becoming a cognitive business, early adopters have been able to evolve customer acquisition, increase customer engagement, and improve customer service.
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Working with major studios, TheTake launches AI image recognition engine for businesses

Working with major studios, TheTake launches #AI image recognition engine for businesses

  • TheTake, a site which launched as a way for consumers to buy that thing they saw in that movie, is set to begin selling an automated version of its service directly to businesses.
  • The New York-based company is pitching studios and entertainment sites on a machine learning system that can identify products and locations as a way to generate revenue from product placements and experiential travel based on set locations.
  • The new product is based on a year’s worth of work that TheTake’s development did to train a proprietary machine learning algorithm to identify images using a different technique than the industry standard, according to TheTake’s chief executive Ty the team behind TheTake would manually enter all the datasets and use an off-the-shelf computer visualization tool to identify images that fit the pre-defined parameters set by the company’s staff.
  • While TheTake will continue to operate its service for consumers, which Cooper said has roughly half-a-million monthly users, it’s focus will shift to the business-to-business version of the service.
  • Cooper, a former MGM Studios sales employee who managed partnerships with various cable companies from the studio’s New York office, launched the company with the help of a whiz kid from Columbia, Jared Browarnik, and consumer products developer from IAC and Amazon, Vincent Crossley.

TheTake, a site which launched as a way for consumers to buy that thing they saw in that movie, is set to begin selling an automated version of its service..
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The Realities Centre Announces AI+VR Conference & Hackathon for March

The @RealitiesCentre Announces #AI + #VR Conference & Hackathon for March -

  • Taking place in March 2017, the Realities Centre will be hosting another conference and hackathon, this time dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) and VR.
  • In December 2016 a new venue opened up in London, UK called the Realities Centre, focused on promoting virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) technology.
  • VRFocus will continue its coverage of Realities Centre, reporting back with any further announcements.
  • THe last couple of months have seen several conferences and hackathons taking place and now the venue has revealed its latest events.
  • Held on 16th March will be the AI+VR Conference, featuring an evening of discussions exploring the two fields, namely how AI machine learning and natural language processing can be used in VR. Speaking at the event will be Rob Whitehead, co-founder and CTO of Improbable, whose talk will be on ‘A high level introduction of the AI and VR industry’.

In December 2016 a new venue opened up in London, UK called the Realities Centre, focused on promoting virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) technology. THe last couple of months have seen several conferences and hackathons taking place and now the venue has revealed its latest events. Taking place in March 2017, the Realities Centre will be hosting another conference and hackathon, this time dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) and VR.
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The source code behind PhD APIs

Are you developing with the latest technology? Take a look at deep learning source codes:

  • Get sample code for implementing deep learning and natural language processing APIs
  • The code transforms a tedious manual content workflow into a more automated, cost-efficient process.
  • As the API economy enters its second decade, many organizations, from startups to Fortune 500, are recognizing the transformational power of APIs and creating game-changing applications.
  • Savvy developers know where the APIs are and how to put them to use in a way that enables iterative and agile application development.
  • We partnered with ProgrammableWeb to put together a use case to provide the source code and thinking behind NewsMedia Inc.’s (a fictitious company) implementation of deep learning and natural language processing APIs available on Watson Developer Cloud .

As the API economy enters its second decade, many organizations, from startups to Fortune 500, are recognizing the transformational power of APIs and creating game-changing applications. Developers now draw from a nearly infinite palette of internal and public APIs in an effort to outsource almost all of their application functionality.
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How businesses are using AI: An interactive guide

77% of companies using #cognitive tech and #AI use them to innovate products and services.

  • The organizations already apply cognitive technology to accomplish targeted business goals
  • We looked closely at a subset of advanced users – organizations using two or more cognitive technologies for at least one year.
  • We surveyed 600 early adopters of cognitive technologies and wanted to share our learnings through an interactive visual .
  • How businesses are using AI: An interactive guide
  • Many of the advanced users are embedding a full spectrum of AI technologies – including machine learning, natural language processing and more – into their processes and products.

Today’s most advanced cognitive technology users offer a glimpse into the possibilities and tangible benefits of creating intelligent businesses.
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IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online

How Watson and @udacity want developers to learn #AI online:  via @techcrunch

  • IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online
  • AI is not about to take over or destroy the world.
  • An AI watching you will make you one hundred times more efficient at your job, and it will free up a lot of your time.
  • Yes, the AI nanodegree will be taught by humans.
  • I think AI is to the human mind what the steam engine was to the human body…I see this as positive news for the world.”

Udacity, the education platform focused on helping workers gain skills they need for great careers in tech, has partnered with IBM Watson, Didi Chuxing and..
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