Archive for the ‘artificial intelligence’ Category

See the new reveal here:  https://uploadvr.com/microsoft-research-reveals-new-slimmed-ar-glasses/

Read more about this in Brace yourselves: AI is set to explode in higher ed in the next 4 years at http://www.ecampusnews.com/it-newsletter/ai-explode-next-4-years/?ps=christel_broady@georgetowncollege.edu-00130000013Sb1T-0033000001DJN5U

Interesting perspectives and possibilities are discussed in the article Will AI’s impact on jobs finally force Silicon Valley to grow up? at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ais-impact-jobs-finally-force-silicon-valley-grow-up-fairchild?trk=eml-email_feed_ecosystem_digest_01-hero-0-null&midToken=AQF56T4q1Y8mxA&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=2BbQvLaxB0VnI1

Each industrial revolution shaped our lives and our way to earn money.  What is the next step and for what do we need to prepare our students? Read more here at The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/01/the-fourth-industrial-revolution-what-it-means-and-how-to-respond?utm_content=buffer8a47b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

All of us know how hard it is to notice right away when answering the phone if we talk to a real person or to a robot.  How about articles? Would you notice that a piece is written by a human or not?  Can artificial intelligence replace writers?  Read What News-Writing Bots Mean for the Future of Journalism at https://www.wired.com/2017/02/robots-wrote-this-story/ to learn more

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Emotion AI uses massive amounts of data. In fact, Affectiva has built the world’s largest emotion data repository. We have analysed more than 5.2 million faces in 75 countries. That is really important because people around the world don’t look the same, and certainly express emotion differently when they go about their daily business “in the wild”. In all this data we have gathered we are seeing very interesting aspects of human emotional behaviour.

Read more in Computers can now read your emotions. Here’s why that’s not as scary as it sounds at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/03/computers-can-now-read-your-emotions-here-s-why-that-s-not-as-scary-as-it-sounds?utm_content=bufferea7b2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Read more at https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/04/princeton-scholars-figure-out-why-your-ai-is-racist/

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Ever since Microsoft’s chatbot Tay started spouting racist commentary after 24 hours of interacting with humans on Twitter, it has been obvious that our AI creations can fall prey to human prejudice. Now a group of researchers has figured out one reason why that happens. Their findings shed light on more than our future robot overlords, however. They’ve also worked out an algorithm that can actually predict human prejudices based on an intensive analysis of how people use English online.