There’s a first time for everything, and on October 1, 2012, one of the most “formal” companies in Corporate America got its first ever woman Chairwoman, President and Chief Executive Officer. IBM was officially put under the care of...
Technology and market research firm Forrester Research has just released a report called "The Rise of Intelligent Agents" in which it outlines how over 6% of jobs currently performed by human beings will be replaced by robots - a...
Microprocessor and chip maker NVIDIA is using artificial intelligence onboard its newest computer system that will power Chinese web company Baidu's self-driving car, according to a Reuters report. Baidu is the Chinese equivalent of Google, and operates the country's...
Apple Inc. has never publicly admitted to running Project Titan, it's smart car initiative to bring fully autonomous driving to the world. In other words, a self-driving car. But haven't several other companies already launched similar projects, you ask?...
In 2014 Google bought a UK-based artificial intelligence research lab called DeepMind for a hefty $530 million. Since then, DeepMind has made rapid progress in AI technologies, including health and gaming applications. The latest achievement of DeepMind is WaveNet, an...
It seems that partnerships between tech companies and appliance makers are increasingly becoming more commonplace. Amazon has tied up with South Korean appliances giant LG Electronics to put Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa on its refrigerators.The companies are interested in...
In 2014, Stanford University put together a panel of brilliant minds from academia and industry to do a One Hundred Year Study on the progress of artificial intelligence and how it will impact our daily lives. They have now reported...
In January of this year, Samsung revealed the Family Hub Refrigerator, which sported a stunning 21.5-inch 1080p touch screen in front that acts as an interface to access Amazon's Alexa, the virtual assistant found on Amazon Echo products. Hot...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA-JPL), in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security, intends to use artificial intelligence as part of the Next Generation First Responders (NGFR) program to make work safer for firefighters...
Today's cars are getting smarter by the year. With internet connectivity coming standard on most new vehicles, several automakers and technology companies are entering this niche market to provide on-board infotainment, mapping and other applications. The hardware is already...
Over the past few weeks I've written several articles on the good and bad of artificial intelligence. On the good side there are projects that make our lives easier; on the bad, there are things that could end our...
When superstars do something, it automatically becomes newsworthy. If I attend an Olympic event, for example, a grand total of three people will be very excited. But when tech legend Mark Zuckerberg does something, the whole world watches. But...
There's been a lot of discussion lately around whether artificial intelligence will create a human resources nightmare around the world. That's already started, and several jobs are already going the automation way, especially in the fields of manufacturing, industrial...
In what is increasingly becoming the artificial intelligence party of the century, Amazon and a CIA-backed company called CosmiQ Works will partner to create a massive database of Earth surface imagery taken from satellites in orbit. The database is being called SpaceNet,...
Hot on the heels of confirmed reports that China is getting ready to equip cruise missiles with artificial intelligence targeting capability, a "summer study" on autonomy done by the Defense Science Board shows that the U.S. has already been thinking...