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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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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. …

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AI destroys the best Dota 2 players in the world

AI bots are better at gaming than the best humans players. At Valve’s yearly Dota 2 tournament, a bot from Elon Musk’s startup OpenAI managed to destroy the best Dota2 players in the world. Surprisingly, OpenAI engineers said that the learning process was a steep one. The AI agents learnt to …

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Google and Blizzard launch a new AI research platform for RTS games

AI managed to defeat the best Dota 2 players in the world in 1-vs-1 matches at Valve’s recent tournament. It appears that artificial intelligence is going to play an important role in real-time strategy games in the future, as two tech giants shook hands and launched a new AI research platform for …

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Google creates AI agents that can imagine and plan

Google’s research engineers managed to create AI agents that can make plans and predict the consequences of their actions. In others words, AI can now imagine what could happen in the future based on current facts and situations. Imagination is a powerful tool of human cognition and a distinctive feature …

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Facebook’s AI bots have learned the art of lying

We trust machines because they do what we tell them to. If we want a robot to help us clean the house, we simply program it for the respective task and that’s it. Machines don’t have feelings and they could never behave in a dishonest way because we haven’t taught …

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Facebook uses AI to detect and remove terrorist content

After the recent wave of terrorist attacks affecting Europe, Facebook decided to step in and combat terrorist propaganda on social media. The tech giant now uses AI to detect and remove online terrorist content. Facebook has never revealed its behind-the-scenes work publicly before, but the recent terrorists events pushed the …

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Game over: Microsoft’s AI system conquers Ms. Pac-Man

Microsoft’s AI agents have managed to beat Ms. Pac-Man. The 36-year-old classic has been a difficult nut to crack for AI, but researchers’ efforts eventually paid off. We all know that the Redmond giant and Google are in a continuous competition. As a quick reminder, just last month, Google’s AlphaGo …