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Around the world, 85% of companies agree that they have an urgent need for artificial intelligence while 90% say they have an AI strategy in place already, according to Humans of AI: Innovations and Hiring Trends in APAC, a report by recruitment consultancy company Michael Page.
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Andre Cheung is raising funds for ReportFires: your AI wildfire detection app on Kickstarter! A FREE app that detects wildfires near your home, alerts you of nearby wildfires, helps you to report wildfire easily by maps clicks
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Summary: I share my early experiments with OpenAI’s new language prediction model (GPT-3) beta. I explain why I think GPT-3 has disruptive potential comparable to that of blockchain technology.
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A Boston-based startup has been tapped to help doctors and researchers in Hong Kong combat the growing coronavirus outbreak. Biofourmis is using its wearable and artificial intelligence technology to aid with disease surveillance and to help researchers better understand the illness.
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On November 13, noted vampire capitalist Peter Thiel gave a speech to donors at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research conservative think-tank on “The End of the Computer Age.
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This article is co-written by Coco Feng. After working in the US for more than a decade, Zheng Yefeng felt he had hit a glass ceiling. He also saw that the gap in AI between China and the US was narrowing.
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China risks a catastrophic loss in competitive advantage to the US in AI if it does not invest more in basic research, according to Peking University professor Wang Liwei.
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Crowd estimates for Hong Kong’s large pro-democracy protests have been a point of contention for years. The organizers and the police often release vastly divergent estimates. This year’s annual pro-democracy protest on Monday, July 1, was no different.
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Yin Qi started Megvii eight years ago in Beijing’s Zhongguancun tech hub, along with two of his classmates from Tsinghua University, with the goal of making the world a better place.
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Amazon shareholders have rejected two proposals that would have requested the company not to sell its facial recognition technology to government customers. The breakdown of the votes is not immediately known. A filing with the vote tally is expected later this week.
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Microsoft and Sony are announcing an unusual partnership today, allowing the two rivals to partner on cloud-based gaming services.
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Trying to find a criminal on the run among 1.4 billion people is a perennial challenge for China’s law enforcement agencies. Recently, a cluster of AI-enabled facial recognition technology companies have emerged in China to lend a helping hand, though.
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At its F8 developer conference, Facebook today launched Ax and BoTorch, two new open-source AI tools. BoTorch, which, as the name implies, is based on PyTorch, is a library for Bayesian optimization. That’s a pretty specialized tool.
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This week, I interviewed Yuval Noah Harari, the author of three best-selling books about the history and future of our species, and Fei-Fei Li, one of the pioneers in the field of artificial intelligence.
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