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WHY A.I. TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE GIRAFFE TORSOS
1 year ago

WHY A.I. TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE GIRAFFE TORSOS

A new automated method makes it easier for wildlife researchers to use photos to identify the unique markings of individual animals.

“Many researchers need to identify and collect data on …
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Worried about AI taking over the world? You may be making some rather unscientific assumptions
2 years ago

Worried about AI taking over the world? You may be making some rather unscientific assumptions

Should we be afraid of artificial intelligence? For me, this is a simple question with an even simpler, two letter answer: no. But not everyone agrees – many people, including …
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Why we love robotic dogs, puppets and dolls
2 years ago

Why we love robotic dogs, puppets and dolls

There’s a lot of hype around the release of Sony’s latest robotic dog. It’s called “aibo,” and is promoted as using artificial intelligence to respond to people looking at it, talking …
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Five reasons why robots won’t take over the world
2 years ago

Five reasons why robots won’t take over the world

Scientists are known for making dramatic predictions about the future – and sinister robotsare once again in the spotlight now that artificial intelligence has become a marketing tool for all sorts of different …
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A.I. may spot heart failure signs early
2 years ago

A.I. may spot heart failure signs early

A new method that uses deep learning to analyze vast amounts of personal health record data could identify early signs of heart failure, researchers say.

A paper, which appears in …
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5 technologies that are disrupting veterinary medicine
2 years ago

5 technologies that are disrupting veterinary medicine

We are at the dawn of a technological revolution which will see a complete disruption of both human and veterinary medicine. Bleeding-edge technologies are being leveraged to achieve things …
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Artificial intelligence helps with earlier detection of skin cancer
2 years ago

Artificial intelligence helps with earlier detection of skin cancer

New technology being developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Sunnybrook Research Institute is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect melanoma skin cancer earlier.

The technology …
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Why we don’t trust robots
2 years ago

Why we don’t trust robots

Robots raise all kinds of concerns. They could steal our jobs, as some experts think. And if artificial intelligence grows, they might even be tempted to enslave us, or to …
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Google’s latest Go victory shows machines are no longer just learning, they’re teaching
3 years ago

Google’s latest Go victory shows machines are no longer just learning, they’re teaching

Just over 20 years ago was the first time a computer beat a human world champion in a chess match, when IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer beat Gary Kasparov in a …
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