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AI will replace 6% of US jobs by 2021, report suggests

According to a report from market research company Forrester, AI will replace 6% of US jobs by 2021, triggering a huge unemployment crisis. Will AI take our jobs? The AI agents will particularly affect many positions in transportation, logistics and customer service. Although AI bots aren’t powerful enough right now …

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A novel AI algorithm improves machine translation accuracy

Machine translation is a fast developing field where researchers make constant breakthroughs. Despite the huge progress achieved over the last years, machines are still not capable of delivering high quality translations. Language is ambiguous due to the contextual elements humans that embed into it. Words are important vehicles of communication, …

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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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AI will bring more pain than happiness, says Jack Ma

People are very optimistic about the role that AI technologies will play in the future. Most people are convinced that AI will make our lives easier, and will actually mark a new era in history— the AI era. On the other hand, more and more voices are warning about the …

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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 …

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AI gets low maths grades in Chinese university entrance exam

Imagine the following situation: at an university entrance exam, people compete against AI robots. Who will get the highest grades? Most people would incline to think that AI-powered machines would simply smash humans at maths. After all, Google’s AlphaGo recently defeated the best Go players in the world. Well, future …

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AI will power future iPhone models

Apple is not exactly a leader in AI research. The Cupertino giant still has a lot of work to do in order to catch up with other tech giants that detected the huge potential of AI algorithms a little earlier. At its annual developer conference, Apple confirmed that developers would …

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Chinese companies may soon overtake Google in AI research

Google’s AI advancements are known worldwide. As a quick reminder, the company’s latest achievement is AlphaGo’s victory over the best Go players in the world. Since Google has benefited from worldwide mass-media coverage, many people are convinced that the company is way ahead its competitors in the AI field. After …

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AI will outperform humans in 50 years’ time

The dream of every AI researcher is to develop algorithms that will make machines better than humans. The recent victory of the AlphaGo AI computer has proved that this is not a far-fetched dream. As a quick reminder, Google’s AlphaGo AI machine smashed the world’s best Go players at the …

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