Archive | artificial intelligence

These Data Sets Are Just Waiting for Your Next Creative Project

Artificial intelligence isn’t just for scary algorithms poised to take over our lives—it can also be a fun thing to play with, as we learned when we trained a computer to generate Lifehacker headlines. But you can’t play until you have some good data sets to start with.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Microsoft Employees Up in Arms Over Cloud Contract With ICE

Tensions are high within Microsoft, as new scrutiny is given to a partnership between the company’s Azure Government cloud computing arm and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to several Microsoft employees who spoke to Gizmodo on the condition of anonymity. Two were considering leaving the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital assistants, search engines, Netflix picks, Amazon recommendations, fraud detection systems, chatbots and more. And it’s only going to become more pervasive. Machine…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Former Pendulum member Ben Verse curates DnB compilation focusing on mental health & wellbeing, ‘MIND STATE’ ft. The Prodigy, Sub Focus, & more

Over the years, several artists have bravely spoken up over their personal struggles regarding their mental health. Alison Wonderland has been extremely vocal about her ongoing battle with depression and emotional abuse. At the risk of romanticizing depression, Getter has shared some of his personal insights regarding his experience with mental illness and how, in some instances, it can […]

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We Trained an AI to Generate Lifehacker Headlines

Artificial intelligence (AI) seems poised to run most of the world these days: it’s detecting skin cancer, looking for hate speech on Facebook, and even flagging possible lies in police reports in Spain. But AIs aren’t all run by mega-corporations and governments; you can download some algorithms and play with them…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Send Money to Your Friends With Google Assistant

When it comes to sending money between friends, Venmo is king (the app is so popular it’s even become a verb). If you prefer to use your phone via voice command, however, Google’s competing service just got a lot more appealing. The company updated its artificially intelligent Assistant app on Thursday, adding the…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Get Started on Google Lens 

Android: Get excited, Android-fans-who-don’t-own-Pixels. It’s been almost 10 years since Google Goggles launched, the app that lets you learn more about real-world objects by taking photos of them. Google basically abandoned that app when it launched a much-improved version of the technology in Google Lens last year,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Slack to Schedule Meetings With This Service 

The only thing worse than going to meetings is scheduling them. You have to check with everyone’s availability, find a time and location that works, send out an invitation, and then bug people until they RSVP. It actually takes about 17 minutes to schedule a single meeting, according to x.ai, a company focused on…Read more… […]

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A $500 PC and an AI Did a Way Better Job Erasing Henry Cavill’s Justice League Mustache Than Expensive VFX

There’s a long list of things wrong with the Justice League movie, not the least of which being the hasty and poorly-executed digital removal of Henry Cavill’s mustache that he couldn’t shave during the film’s reshoots. But not to worry, some random dude on the internet with a $500 used PC and a world-changing AI […]

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A Game Where You Play As An AI With Amnesia

Transfer is a short narrative game by Abyssal Uncreations focusing on artificial intelligence and discovery. Taking the role of an AI after the end of the world, you need to find out what happened and what comes next. It’s moody and intriguing. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Actress to embark on North American tour with two AI performers in tow

Actress is taking artificial intelligence on tour with him.The British DJ is using technology in a new way on his North American tour, bringing along two AI performers as support, a move that is somewhat unprecedented for a touring artist. The AI performers will appear alongside “chrome man,” Actress’s keyboard player. Kicking off October 11, […]

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Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence

Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on malicious links, humans or an artificial intelligence. The researchers taught an AI to study the behavior of social network users, and then design and implement its own phishing…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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StarCraft Could Be the Next Game AI Destroys Us At

My experience with StarCraft was probably the stupidest possible: I really liked the books. Sure, I played the games, but mostly I played single-player because I was not very good, and enjoyed the story. But for some reason, it was Sarah Kerrigan’s tale told through the novelization that resonated with me the most.Read more… Continue […]

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What Makes an Artificial Intelligence Racist and Sexist

Artificial intelligence is infiltrating our daily lives, with applications that curate your phone pics, manage your email, and translate text from any language into another. Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft are all heavily researching how to integrate AI into their major services. Soon you’ll likely interact…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This App Can Choose Your Best Photos For You

Android: If your phone’s storage is running low, you might want to start deleting some low-quality photos from your phone or backing it up with an app like Google Photos. Luckily the photo app EyeEm announced an update on Wednesday that uses artificial intelligence to pick out your best photos.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Conspiracy Bot Shows That Computers Can Be as Gullible as Humans 

Computers believe in conspiracy theories now. The New Inquiry’s Francis Tseng trained a bot to recognize patterns in photos and draw links between similar pictures, forming the kind of conspiracy-theory diagram seen in the last act of a Homeland episode or the front page of Reddit. It’s a cute trick that reminds us…Read more… Continue […]

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Jeff Bezos and Amazon Could Be Paving The Way For a Dystopian Nightmare

Welcome to the United States of Amazon. Picture a not so far-off future where the online retailer has gobbled up all other businesses, automated all tasks and decisions previously carried out by human workers, and created a government full of AI bots uncorrupted by individual self interest who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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