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If you operate a video-sharing site with millions of user-uploaded clips, it sounds like a great idea to use software that is smart enough to identify some of the faces in those videos. The clips would be indexed more accurately, you might be able to...
REUTERS/Ammar AwadThe agriculture-technology sector is booming.Companies are working on everything from apple-picking robots to wearable technology that helps farmers grow produce more efficiently, and meet the demands of a rapidly-increasing global...
Rumor has it that Google has an ulterior motive behind the viral feature of its Arts & Culture app, which uses machine learning to match…
Vention, a Montréal-based digital manufacturing platform dedicated to machine design, has secured C$3.5 million in seed-stage financing. White Star Capital led the round with participation from Bolt, Real Ventures and several technology executives....
By: Lee Friday Politicians in London, Ontario have revised their business licensing regulations. Public consultation was part of the process, and sex workers asked City Council to delete a clause in the by-law that bans touching between customers...
Boston-based Indico, a provider of enterprise machine learning solutions for unstructured content, has secured $4 million in seed funding. Osage Venture Partners led the round with previous backers .406 Ventures, Boston Seed and Hyperplane.
Google has been using artificial intelligence to build other artificially intelligent systems for the past several months. Now the Mountain View company plans to sell this kind of “automated machine learning” technology...
Machine learning startup Understand.ai has secured $2.8 million in seed funding, according to a blog post. LEA Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Frontline Ventures, Synapse Partners and Agile Partners.
Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for NBC/Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty ImagesBeing a celebrity means everyone knows your name. It's a sense of universal recognition that allows people like Beyonce, Kylie Jenner, and Rihanna to navigate the world with the...
The House, Google’s Gradient Ventures and machine learning researchers from UC Berkeley have teamed up to launch AI@The House, an artificial intelligence innovation hub at the university that includes an AI accelerator. The accelerator will help...
Real-estate adviser Savills PLC (SVS.LN) said Tuesday that it ended 2017 better than originally forecast and now anticipates results for the year to be ahead of previous expectations. The company said market share in the U.K. increased, while its...
Machine learning works so quickly that startups — especially the all-star Aurora — are closing the gap on the big wheels
The Big Picture
My Martin Luther King Day reads: • A Racist in the Oval Office (New Yorker) see also Donald Trump’s long history of racism, from the 1970s to 2018 (Vox) • How To Meditate (Daily Stoic) • China bets on facial recognition in big drive...
Economic Policy Institute
The night before his assassination in April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King spoke before a group of striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee as they prepared for a march for civil rights, union recognition, and economic justice.
Rising inflation, falling living standards and static pay are fuelling fears, with the RSA calling for a universal basic incomeAnxiety over future job and pay prospects has become entrenched among UK workers against a backdrop of falling living...
Boston-based Fritz, a provider of an edge computing platform for mobile developers to manage machine learning models, announced it has raised $2 million in seed-stage funding. Eniac Ventures led the round, with participation from Uncork Capital and...
Machine learning is taking off, and Japanese robotics company FANUC is poised to win big on those technological advances.
Artificial intelligence is getting smarter, and companies that capture its potential are going to have a ton to offer consumers.
Forpheus reads your facial expressions to tell what kind of player you are, advancing the level of play.