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artificial intelligence

Why 2017 is the year of data-driven AI

There was much ado about artificial intelligence (AI) platforms in 2016. It was warranted. Major developments and offerings came out of Microsoft (Cognitive Services), Google (TensorFlow), Amazon (Rekognition, Polly, Lex), IBM (Watson), Salesforce (Einstein), and many more. AI and machine learning (ML) are the hammers that turn just about […]

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Superflex unveils powered super clothing created by designer Yves Béhar

Above: Superflex has designed a suit that helps people move more easily. Superflex has unveiled its “powered clothing” to help elderly people stand and walk more easily with the muscle assistance of its science-fiction-like powersuits. Superflex took ideas for futuristic military armor , which enables soldiers to carry heavy […]

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ElliQ Robot Wants to Ease Aging in Place

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on our sister publication Robotics Business Review . As populations age worldwide, older people are often isolated because of health and mobility problems and difficulty with using new technologies. A robot named ElliQ aims to change that. Intuition Robotics today emerged from “stealth […]

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Google+ starts showing high-resolution images that take up less bandwidth

Google today said that on some Android devices it has started showing high-quality images at lower file sizes on its Google+ social network. To achieve this Google is using a technique called Rapid and Accurate Image Super Resolution, or RAISR (as in razor-sharp). Google researchers laid out the RAISR […]

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How AI will help with work tasks like setting meetings and reviewing resumes

Warning: Artificial intelligence will soon enter your computer and begin automating your work. Does this statement make you nervous? It shouldn’t. The realities of AI are a lot different than what Hollywood has conditioned you to anticipate. First we need to understand that AI is already being incorporated into […]

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FarmLogs raises $22 million to help farmers improve crop yield with big data

Data-focused crop-management startup FarmLogs has raised $22 million in a funding round led by Naspers Ventures, the VC arm of South African media giant Naspers, with participation from existing investors Drive Capital, Huron River Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, SV Angel, and Y Combinator president Sam Altman. Above: FarmLogs: […]

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