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How to Improve Machine Algorithms with Human Intuition
By RT Staff · 10 February, 2017 • By encoding the strategies of high-performing human planners in a machine-readable form, researchers at MIT CSAIL improved the performance of competition-winning planning algorithms by between 10 -15% on a challenging set of problems.
Asilomar AI Principles: 23 Tips for Making AI Safe
By Steve Crowe · 3 February, 2017 • The Asilomar AI Principles is a list of 23 guidelines that artificial intelligence researchers, scientists and lawmakers should abide by to ensure safe, ethical and beneficial use of AI.
Wearable AI Teaches Social Skills
By Steve Crowe · 1 February, 2017 • Using a Samsung Simband, MIT CSAIL has developed a wearable AI that analyzes audio and measures movement, heart rate, blood pressure and skin temperature to help detect the tone of a conversation and help people better understand social interactions.
IBM: AI Will Transform Mental Health in 5 Years
By RT Staff · 27 January, 2017 • IBM predicts that in five years artificial intelligence will be able to detect and monitor mental health issues by analyzing patterns of speech and writing.
AI Now Predicts Heart Failure
By RT Staff · 19 January, 2017 • Artificial intelligence can now predict when patients with a heart disorder will die.
New $27M Initiative Focuses on AI Ethics & Governance
By MIT News · 11 January, 2017 • The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund’s mission is to catalyze global research that advances AI for the public interest, with an emphasis on applied research and education.
LG Bets Big on Robots at CES
By Steve Crowe · 4 January, 2017 • LG made it clear at CES 2017 that it's all in on robotics. The company introduced the Hub Robot, two robots for airports, a robot lawnmower and more.
AI: NYC Can Operate Smoothly with 75% Fewer Taxis
By Steve Crowe · 2 January, 2017 • New York City has nearly 14,000 taxi medallion licenses, but MIT CSAIL researchers say 3,000 four-person taxis could serve 98 percent of demand in NYC.
IBM Watson Previews AI-Powered Medical Image Analysis
By RT Staff · 29 November, 2016 • IBM Watson Health has created AI-powered medical image analysis solutions designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.
Watch: MIT AI Animates Still Photos
By RT Staff · 28 November, 2016 • Given a still image, an MIT CSAIL deep-learning system generates videos that predict what will happen next in a scene. The team used a deep-learning method called "adversarial learning" that involves training two competing neural networks. One network generates video, and the other discriminates between the real and generated videos.
UPS Chatbot Uses AI to Help Customers
By RT Staff · 24 November, 2016 • UPS has launched a beta version of a chatbot, an AI-enabled platform that mimics human conversation to help users find UPS locations, get shipping rates and track packages.
AI Fails University of Tokyo Admission Test for Second Time
By RT Staff · 16 November, 2016 • The National Institute of Informatics has given up on making its Todai Robot AI smart enough to get into the University of Tokyo.
This AI Gets Smarter by Surfing the Internet
By RT Staff · 15 November, 2016 • "Information extraction" system helps turn plain text into data for statistical analysis.
NVIDIA’s CANDLE AI to Help Fight Cancer
By Steve Crowe · 15 November, 2016 • NVIDIA has partnered with the National Cancer Institute and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop the CANDLE (Cancer Distributed Learning Environment) AI-based "common discovery platform" to help fight cancer, which is now the leading cause of death worldwide.
Donald Trump Wins Presidential Election, AI Predicts
By Steve Crowe · 28 October, 2016 • MogIA analyzes 20 million data points from public forums such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, basing its predictions on the level of engagement a candidate generates.

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