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RAMSEE Is A Security Guard Robot With Infrared Vision

RAMSEE Is A Security Guard Robot With Infrared Vision | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Designed to detect human bodies
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My old company is getting noticed!  This kind of coverage really warms the heart of a founder!
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What to Do When a Robot Is the Guilty Party

What to Do When a Robot Is the Guilty Party | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Obama administration is vowing not to get left behind in the rush to artificial intelligence, but determining how to regulate it isn’t easy.
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An interesting quote from the article:  "“We are nowhere near the point of broadly regulating AI … but the challenge is how to ensure AI remains safe, controllable, and predictable as it gets smarter.”  We will soon have Robot Death panels, hunting down rogue AI's and deactivating them? If you are involved in, or interested by artificial intelligence's impact on society this is a must read!
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A Major Law Firm Will Soon Be Using A Robotic Lawyer

A Major Law Firm Will Soon Be Using A Robotic Lawyer | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
An “artificial-intelligence attorney” created using technology from IBM’s Watson has snagged its first customer, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be appearing in the courtroom anytime soon.
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A soft-bot  rather than a robot, but it does suggest a new business model.  Combine a legal soft-bot with a self-driving vehicle, and get an automatic  ambulance chaser?  Just kidding, I think!
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3 Ways Cognitive Computing Can Be Good for Government

3 Ways Cognitive Computing Can Be Good for Government | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Those working in the cognitive space say there is real potential for governments in a range of applications.
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Putting brains in a box can be good business - and the government knows it.  Check out this article!
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Computerized robot takes on human real estate brokers in Denver home-buying test - Denver Business Journal

Computerized robot takes on human real estate brokers in Denver home-buying test - Denver Business Journal | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
The test was conducted by QValue, a Denver automated valuation model for the real estate industry created by Creed Smith and publicized in Inman News.
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Will real estate agent become a job of the past?  This AI soft-bot seems to have what it takes to find you the perfect home.  But will it only show you homes that are robot friendly?
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Now you, too, can try out IBM's quantum computer

Now you, too, can try out IBM's quantum computer | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Big Blue opens its five-qubit quantum computer to the public via a Web platform, signaling that the technology is mature and stable enough for anyone to use.
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Are you ready to try your hand at quantum computing?  IBM is offering a web interface to their 5 qubit device.  How cool is that?
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Big Data: Will We Soon No Longer Need Data Scientists?

Big Data: Will We Soon No Longer Need Data Scientists? | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
The job of data scientist — the quintessential big data job, and the job that was just voted the best job in America for 2016 — is at risk. Data scientists have been called “unicorns” because finding the right person with the right set of skills — including coding, statistics, machine [...]
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Will Data scientist soon be in the same category as 'buggy whip' maker?  When will automated artificial intelligence systems take over the field?  
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Artificial intelligence now fits inside a USB stick

Artificial intelligence now fits inside a USB stick | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Movidius chips have been showing up in quite a few products recently. It's the company that helps DJI's latest drone avoid obstacles, and FLIR's new therma
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A powerful tool to boost the power of almost any computer - adding dedicated deep learning capability will be as easy as plugging in a USB stick. Coming to a computer near you next winter. 
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Tools-AssociationRules

Tools-AssociationRules | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
How do those product recommendation systems really work - and  why do they suggest some of the crazy things they do?
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What is the connection between beer and diapers?  One of the canonical examples of data mining using association rules. But, was there really a connection?
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Shockingly, Robots Are Really Bad at Waiting Tables

Shockingly, Robots Are Really Bad at Waiting Tables | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robot waiters in China get fired, and nobody is in the least bit surprised
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A sigh of relief, if you were worried about losing your job to a robot.  Just wait a few weeks, and you can get your job back!  But won't someone think about the poor robots, disaffected, collecting welfare, hoping for a handout on a street corner....
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Salesforce Acquires Artificial-Intelligence Startup MetaMind

Salesforce Acquires Artificial-Intelligence Startup MetaMind | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Salesforce.com Inc. is acquiring MetaMind, an artificial-intelligence startup that specializes in deep-learning services, boosting its capabilities for the new technology.
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Business automation and artificial intelligence - go together like peanut butter and jelly!  Of course some people are allergic to peanuts....  will this impact the hundreds of SalesForce experts out there?
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How much should we fear the rise of artificial intelligence? | Tom Chatfield

How much should we fear the rise of artificial intelligence? | Tom Chatfield | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
From the games program AlphaGo to the movie 2001, we are often warned of the threats posed by computers. But there is a way to live alongside technology
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As a culture we have been adjusting to new technologies since the first time fire was brought into a cave.  Is artificial intelligence and robotics that different? Do we just automatically fear the new?   Good read, well written
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An AI with 30 Years’ Worth of Knowledge Finally Goes to Work

An AI with 30 Years’ Worth of Knowledge Finally Goes to Work | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
An effort to encode the world’s knowledge in a huge database has sometimes seemed impractical, but those behind the technology say it is finally ready.
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Cyc joins the throng of Cognitive computing as a Service (C-CaaS) players.  Great sustained work by Doug Lenat and his team!
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Michigan Bill Would Be First to Allow Cars to Drive Without Humans

Michigan Bill Would Be First to Allow Cars to Drive Without Humans | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
A state legislation package is aiming to clear hurdles obstructing the development of autonomous vehicles.
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One step forward towards self driving vehicles. Michigan is setting itself up to be the research and development hub for the American Autonomous Automobile industry. Great move!
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SoftBank's Pepper robot gets a job: Waiting tables at Pizza Hut

SoftBank's Pepper robot gets a job: Waiting tables at Pizza Hut | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Softbank's robot "companion," Pepper, is about to get its very first human experience: working at Pizza Hut.
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So, will it just take orders - or will it deliver that sizzling hot pizza to your table?
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Artificial Intelligence VS. Physics: AI Technology To Replace Physicists After Recreating 2001 Nobel Prize Experiment Bose-Einstein Condensate?

Artificial Intelligence VS. Physics: AI Technology To Replace Physicists After Recreating 2001 Nobel Prize Experiment Bose-Einstein Condensate? | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
The emergence of artificial intelligence is indeed taking the world by surprise and now, researchers have created an artificial intelligence-driven system that is capable of recreating a Nobel Prize-winning physics experiment.
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Are physicist's jobs  on the robotics chopping block?  Can Sheldon Cooper be replaced by a robot?  Check out this update on a software AI duplicating the Einstein-Bose condensate experiment.  If a soft-bot gets a Nobel prize, who gets to keep it?
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New McDonald's In Phoenix, Arizona Run Entirely By Robots

New McDonald's In Phoenix, Arizona Run Entirely By Robots | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Phoenix, AZ — After seeing a decline in earnings for the first time in nine years, McDonald's plans to do something no other restaurant of its kind has ever done before; open a store run entirely by robots.
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Would you like fries with that?  Move over English majors - robots hit the front line in the fast food industry.  But McDonald's tried to replace its counter help with self-service ordering terminal back in the 80's and failed. Will this be the time that technology. capability, and customer-acceptance align?  We will find out in July if everything goes according to plan.
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Just to be clear- this is a spoof article. But the technology is getting close.
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What is a manager’s role in a human-robot world? - FT.com

What is a manager’s role in a human-robot world? - FT.com | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Amid the understandable, but often exaggerated, anxiety about the fate of the worker as automation advances, the manager often gets left out. If their destiny is raised, it is increasingly as white-collar victims of the next wave of robot workers,
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Are managers going to need cybernetics training, and robo-psychology to work in the modern workplace?
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Rise of the robots is sparking an investment boom ​ - FT.com

Rise of the robots is sparking an investment boom ​ - FT.com | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
An army of robots is on the move. In warehouses, hospitals and retail stores, and on city streets, industrial parks and the footpaths of college campuses, the first representatives of this new invading force are starting to become apparent. “The
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Serious money is being invested in a rapidly growing robotics industry.
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NVIDIA Reinvents The GPU For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

NVIDIA Reinvents The GPU For Artificial Intelligence (AI) | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
At a time when PCs have become rather boring and the market has stagnated, the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) has become more interesting and not for what it has traditionally done (graphical user interface), but for what it can do going forward. GPUs are a key enabler for the PC [...]
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Providing multiple teraflops in a small package - where will AI go this year?
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Predictive marketing tools trump old-fashioned gut feel

Predictive marketing tools trump old-fashioned gut feel | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Marketers are gaining more customers from predictive marketing tools by vendors like Mintigo and Lattice Engines than traditional lead scoring tools.
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A growing segment of the small to mid-sized business market is relying on AI and Predictive Analytics to improve their bottom line.
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How to prepare your business to benefit from AI - TechRepublic

How to prepare your business to benefit from AI - TechRepublic | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
AI is on the verge of becoming a critical part of business infrastructure. TechRepublic spoke to the CEO of a data science company to understand how to best integrate AI into business plans.
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As artificial Intelligence continues to become mainstream, get prepared to adapt to the new business model. Whether you integrate AI into your processes or not - your competitors are taking advantage of the capabilities.  Learn what you can do today to stay ahead by visiting www.GunderFish.com
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Is Software Better at Managing People Than You Are?

Is Software Better at Managing People Than You Are? | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
Algorithms and software are increasingly playing a role in hiring and managing employees. Is that a good thing?
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At least the current systems just provide insights to human managers - much nicer than getting a creepy-voice message from a machine " Dave, I see that you are not making enough progress on the Gryphon project. Is everything all right at home?  Would you like to talk about it?"
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New Hampshire House Approves Drone Regulation Bill

New Hampshire House Approves Drone Regulation Bill | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
The regulations would apply to individual and government-owned drones such as those used by law enforcement.
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Will we soon see a mid-air collision of federal, state, and local regulations with conflicting laws?  What will the impact on the industry be?
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RBS Welcomes the Robot Revolution

RBS Welcomes the Robot Revolution | Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Scoop.it
This week, banker’s fears were confirmed and the robot revolution has begun. The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will sack hundreds of face-to-face advisers and replace them with a robo-advisory online service, after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approved this technology.
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The Royal Bank of Scotland puts AI and 'soft-bots' to work to help their investors.   Would you take financial advice from a machine?  
"Bzzz.  Bzzzz.  Click. YOU MUST INVEST IN ROBOT FACTORIES! Click, clicker-click. Bzzzzt." 

 Okay, seriously, studies have shown these advisory systems provide advice equal to or better than their human counterparts, and cost much less to run.
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