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Gmail will soon be able to finish some sentences for you

  • Google is launching a new Gmail feature called Smart Compose that uses artificial intelligence to make simple suggestions when a user writes an email.
  • Smart Compose has a limited scope of suggestions and won’t fundamentally change the way you write emails, but it’s a fun way to see Google’s AI chops in action while saving a tiny bit of time.
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A Restaurant in Boston Has Replaced Chefs with Robots

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Resistance is futile so, I, for one, welcome our mechanical overlords.

At Daniel Boulud’s eponymous restaurant in Manhattan, a brigade of chefs works in unison every night to cook Dover sole with green asparagus or roasted veal tenderloin with a gorgonzola emulsion.  The artfully crafted dishes call to mind the old Julia Child quote: “It’s so beautifully arranged on the … Read more...

Developers, rejoice: Now AI can write code for you

Rice University researchers created a deep learning, software coding application called BAYOU that can help human programmers work with APIs.

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways:

  • Rice University researchers created an application called BAYOU that uses deep learning to write code for programmers.
  • BAYOU was created with funding from the US Department of Defense.
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Google’s DeepMind teaches AI to predict death

DeepMind wants to solve the problem of patient deterioration in hospitals. The Google sister-company fed its AI the historical medical records of about 700,000 US veterans in hopes it will learn to predict changes in patient condition that, unchecked, lead to death.

The partnership between DeepMind and the Veterans Administration (VA) brings some of the top minds in artificial intelligence … Read more...