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Canada’s first AI exchange-traded fund enters the market

  Canada launched the first artificial intelligence exchange-traded fund with the ticker MIND. The Horizons Active A.I. Global Equity ETF is an investment strategy run by an AI system. The AI algorithm analyzes financial data to extract patterns in order to determine what are the best investments to make. MIND …

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Are you curious to see who’s the smartest AI in the world?

  The AI world is dominated by fierce competition. Well-known tech giants such as Google, Microsoft, Intel, NVIDIA and other are working at full speed to push AI research forward and innovate the field. The question is: who’s the smartest AI in the world? This is a very difficult question …

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Google Assistant’s voice is now more realistic thanks to WaveNet

Getting speech synthesis algorithms to sound natural is a hard nut to crack. AI researchers have been struggling to make digital assistants sound more natural for years, and the results are indeed impressive. However, there’s still something that doesn’t sound right and users can always tell if they’re talking to …

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Intel’s new AI chip mimics how the brain functions

  Intel knows the future because it’s building it. The company just introduced the world’s first self-learning neuromorphic CPU that mimics how the brain functions. Intel Loihi is a very powerful test chipset that will support the AI algorithms of tomorrow. It learns to operate based on various modes of feedback from …

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Microsoft bets its future on AI: over 8000 AI researchers back the effort

  When it comes to AI research, Microsoft means business. The company formed its AI Research Group one year ago, and already employs over 8000 researchers. AI is Microsoft’s fourth engineering division and the one that saw the fastest growth. The tech giant’s ambitious goal is to democratize AI and …

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AI can identify and classify foods allowing you to tailor food choices

  Intel revealed that developers are testing how Artificial Intelligence can identify and classify foods. In this manner, people will be able to make tailored food selections. Intel’s AI food recognition algorithm The new algorithm can tell you whether there’s any meat in your dish, which is a very useful …

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AI creates stunning 3D facial animation for in-game dialogue

NVIDIA built an interesting AI algorithm capable of creating 3D face animation using audio input. The tool can accurately mimic facial muscle movements as well as render emotion. This new machine learning technique relies on deep neural network to map audio input and latent code to disambiguates the variations in …

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AI creates video game after watching gamers play

  In a previous article, we argued that AI would trigger huge job losses in many domains, making it more difficult for people to find work. One of the respective domains could be the video game industry. Researchers recently challenged AI to learn how video games work. AI systems are …

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OpenAI creates new AI algorithm that shapes the learning of other AI agents

  Folks, today is a great day in the history of AI development. OpenAI built a state-of-the art AI algorithm that guides the learning of other AI agents. In other words, AI just gained more learning autonomy. If we were to use a single word to describe this achievement, that …

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Intel’s Myriad X VPU allows AI to X-ray the world and human emotion in real time

  Intel is working at full speed to win the AI race. The company recently introduced a new AI-powered chip, called Myriad X. All signs indicate that this brand-new chip will revolutionize AI progress, opening the door to new possibilities. The Intel Myriad X is the company’s first VPU powered …