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DuerOS is a new AI OS that could help Baidu take the lead in AI research

Baidu recently introduced its new AI operating system called DuerOS. This powerful OS allows users to interact and control their smart devices using only their voice. Yes, it appears that peripherals will soon be a thing of the past, as human-machine interaction is heading towards a hands-free experience. If you …

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AI speech recognition software reaches level of parity with human transcribers

Microsoft recently reached a new milestone in speech recognition: its system achieved a 5.1% error rate. In other words, this new technology recognizes words in a conversation as well as professional human transcribers. Reaching human parity has been a research goal for the last 25 years. This great achievement comes …

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AI killer robots should never be built, experts warn

Killer AI robots are omnipresent in sci-fi movies. We’re all familiar with this scenario: the Army builds massive AI-powered robots that wreak havoc and threaten to wipe out mankind. We’re still a long way from building that kind of autonomous AI killer robots, but experts already warn that we should …

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Real-time AI learning is coming, Microsoft’s Project Brainwave leads the way

Real-time AI systems are platforms capable of processing requests as fast as they receive them. Implicitly, this means that the respective AI systems should be able to learn in real-time. However, we’re still a long way from reaching this ambitious goal. Remember that line from Star Trek: “Space – the …

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Noom is an AI app that helps you lose weight for good

Did  you know that Artificial Intelligence can help you lose weight? Well, if you’re trying to lose weight in a healthy manner, we’ve got a suggestion for you: use the Noom app. This AI weight loss app helps you burn that fat in no time This app relies on AI …

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AI starts to reason like humans

AI is extremely good at identifying and using patterns. However, when it comes to relational reasoning, artificial intelligence systems badly fail at it. Relational reasoning is an essential part of higher thought and logic. It allows humans to make connections and compare places, sequences, entities and other variables. Researchers at Google’s …

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Reduce video buffering with this new AI system

Video buffering often turns streaming content online into a nightmare. We’ve all experienced this: you may have the fastest Internet connection and the most powerful hardware, yet sometimes streaming won’t work. Fortunately, MIT researchers recently came up with a brilliant solution to reduce video buffering using artificial intelligence algorithms. Pensieve …

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AI can remove watermark from photos in no time

Photographers use watermarks to protect copyrighted images. Researchers at Google recently created an AI algorithm that can remove watermark from photos in no time. Google decided to disclose this vulnerability in order to help photographers and stock image communities to better protect copyrighted images. Image watermarking issues The watermarking methods …

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Top 5 AI recruiting software to hire the best candidates

AI recruitment tools allow you to quickly identify and select the best job candidates. This branch of AI is relatively new, but there are already many AI recruiting software available on the market. AI HR assistants are very useful, allowing companies to speed up the recruitment process and cut recruitment …

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Facebook didn’t shut down its AI program after bots invented their own language

Facebook recently made a major breakthrough, teaching its AI bots how to negociate. This research also revealed a series of interesting information, including the fact that the bots sometimes lied to influence the answer of the other negotiating party. The experiment also revealed that the bots invented their own language. …