Guest Post What if Siri could help us modulate the emotional tone of our messages? Would it make the world a better place with less conflict and argument, or would it leave piles of unread messages?
IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer designed for artificial intelligence, isn’t just good at answering Jeopardy questions — it’s also smart at diagnostic medicine and creating new recipes.
Google's Knowledge Graph has a long, long way to go. At least according to Google CEO Larry Page.
Prominent futurist and author Ray Kurzweil has accepted a position as director of engineering at Google, where he plans to work on technology developments in language processing, machine learning, and other areas.
It may sound like something out of a dystopian novel, but scientists are confident about a machine learning technology that can recognize and replicate human activities like seeing and thinking.
For decades, "artificial intelligence" was a long-sought-after ideal in computing circles. Now it's finally starting to become real -- just not in the way anyone expected.
ToyTalk has raised $11.5 million for its talking teddybears, created by former Pixar CTO and SRI scientist.
Desti uses Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing to act as a personal virtual tour guide.
Guest Post One unexpected and dramatic impact of this influx of information is that it has exposed the weaknesses of the current design of search as we know it.
Science experiments in AI are coming back to improve Google's core products
Editor's Pick Ray Kurzweil is looking forward to the year 2029. That's the year he predicts that our technology will be able to think without us.
ZenRobotics has raised $17M for its recycling robot
YouTube could make more money. Video search could get much, much better. And that laborious process of tagging every video you upload to YouTube with all the keywords you can possibly think of might finally be over ... all because of technology based on a recently awarded Google patent that enables automated object recognition.
Vicarious is building A.I. software based on the human brain. Sounds cool, right? VCs thought so, too, and they backed it up with $15 million in the startup's first round of institutional funding.
Browsing is flawed — on the Web, but even more so on mobile. That’s the message Trapit co-founder Hank Nothhaft conveyed to me as he demoed his solution to the problem: a Trapit iPad application that uses artificial intelligence to …
I recently spent a few days with my family at a ski lodge in the Sierras. While we were there, we noticed a young French couple who spent the vast majority of their time sitting by the fire, staring at …
The two hundred people packed into a small screening room in Midtown Manhattan on a recent Tuesday night made quite a throng. Engineers, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs sipped Sam Adams and nibbled bits from a fruit plate. They were there …
Today, we are overwhelmed with content overflow — consuming information about our social networks, our global news, our daily jobs and responsibilities –and, for a growing number of us, all through our mobile devices.
There is a resounding need and …
America has been extremely worried about the loss of manufacturing to China. Seduced by subsidies, cheap labor, lax regulations, and a rigged currency, American industry has made a beeline to China.
But the tide may soon turn.
New technologies will …
Say hello to Trapit. The latest offspring from CALO, the DARPA-commissioned artificial-intelligence project that gave birth to iPhone virtual assistant Siri, launches in public beta Tuesday as a personalized discovery engine for the web.
The service offers web denizens a …