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Andrew Ng launches ‘AI for Everyone,’ a new Coursera program aimed at business professionals

Andrew Ng, a computer scientist who led Google’s AI division, Google Brain, and formerly served as vice president and chief scientist at Baidu, is a veritable celebrity in the artificial intelligence (AI) industry.

After leaving Baidu, he debuted an online curriculum of classes centered around machine learning — Deeplearning.ai — and soon after launched Landing.ai, a startup with … Read more...

Portrait by AI program sells for $432,000

An artwork created by an artificially intelligent program has been sold at auction for $432,000 (£337,000).

The final price is far higher than the $7,000-$10,000 estimate put on it by Christie’s in New York before the sale.

The painting, called Portrait of Edmond Belamy, was created by a Paris-based art collective called Obvious.

The artwork was produced using an algorithm … Read more...

91% of cybersecurity pros fear hackers will use AI to attack their company

Some 87% of companies use artificial intelligence in their cybersecurity strategy, according to Webroot.

  • 87% of US cybersecurity professionals report that their organizations are currently using AI as part of their cybersecurity strategy. -Webroot, 2017
  • 91% of cybersecurity professionals are concerned about hackers using AI against companies in cyberattacks. -Webroot, 2017

More than 90% of cybersecurity professionals are concerned that … Read more...

What is Chatbot? Why?

What is most important to the Organizations and Individuals building software today?

  • Automation,
  • Intelligence,
  • Security,
  • Customer Service, and
  • much more.

Artificial Intelligence plays role in each of the top four items in the above list. Even today a lot of these operations are depending on some sort of human interactions in most of the organizations.

Most of the important … Read more...

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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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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