How Artificial Intelligence is Empowering Aspiring Musicians

How Artificial Intelligence is Empowering Aspiring Musicians

Only a few years ago, aspiring artists who wanted to break into the music industry had the same narrow pathway to success: Recording songs in a studio, sending their demos to A&R reps at record labels around the country, and hoping that they get discovered. But technology has disrupted the...

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A Smart Approach to Patenting an Intelligent System

A Smart Approach to Patenting an Intelligent System

The age of implementation. That is what the prominent Chinese venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee calls the current stage of AI development. Computer scientists generally agree that robot overlords, if they ever come, are in the very distant future. That said, recent developments in deep learning have shown jaw-dropping pattern recognition...

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Terry Sejnowski on the Future of Machine Learning

Terry Sejnowski on the Future of Machine Learning

In his new book, The Deep Learning Revolution, Terry Sejnowski explains how deep learning went from being an arcane academic field to a disruptive technology in the information economy. Sejnowski played an important role in the founding of deep learning, as one of a small group of researchers in the 1980s...

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IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

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The XPRIZE Foundation believes that you get what you incentivize—and that without a target, you will miss it every time. Leveraging these two core observations, the XPRIZE team designs and manages innovative competitions directed toward solving the world’s grand challenges. And now it is turning up amazingly inventive applications of artificial intelligence to do...

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Human-Machine Interaction gets Emotional

Human-Machine Interaction gets Emotional

You’ve seen it in just about every classic noir film: the disheveled suspect is man-handled into an old wooden chair before a small table in a nondescript, dimly lit room. A bright, harsh light is suddenly turned on and tilted, full glare, into the unshaven face. Then the interrogation begins....

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An Introduction to Computer Vision

An Introduction to Computer Vision

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We’re delighted and honored to present this five-part series of tutorials on Computer Vision created by Stanford’s Andrej Karpathy. Computer Vision is ubiquitous now, with applications in search, image understanding, apps, mapping, medicine, drones, and self-driving cars. Core to many of these applications are visual recognition tasks such as image...

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