Artificial intelligence

Is Gato the Generalist AI We've Been Waiting For (or Fearing)?

Is Gato the Generalist AI We’ve Been Waiting For (or Fearing)?

In contrast to specialist AIs, DeepMind based Gato on a transformer neural network architecture, which is similar to a large language model. Has Gato taken us one big step closer to the “holy grail” of artificial intelligence: an artificial general intelligence (AGI), which can make decisions and return results on hundreds, or thousands, of different …

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Amazon's Alexa could soon speak in a dead relative's voice

Amazon’s Alexa could soon speak in a dead relative’s voice

Amazon Echo and Echo Plus devices behind illuminated Echo Button devices during an event by the company in Seattle in September 2017. Elaine Thompson/AP Do you miss the sound of a dead relative’s voice? Well fear not: Amazon unveiled a new feature in the works for its virtual assistant Alexa that can read aloud in …

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McDonald's Latest Drive-Thru Innovation Could Soon Be Added to More Locations — Eat This Not That

McDonald’s Latest Drive-Thru Innovation Could Soon Be Added to More Locations — Eat This Not That

It’s hard to imagine pulling up to the McDonald’s drive-thru and not being greeted by a human employee. But that’s exactly what the chain seems to be working toward, as it continues testing a new AI-based technology system that would cut workers out of the order-taking portion of your visit. last year, McDonald’s started testing …

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Real-world hyperautomation examples show AI's business value

Real-world hyperautomation examples show AI’s business value

Businesses have a breadth of new technologies available to them to help automate as many of their processes as possible while allowing human workers to do human work: a concept called hyperautomation. Hyperautomation is a catchall term describing strategy-driven automation aimed at achieving both broad and deep automation of processes. It is undertaken specifically …

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Threat Intelligence Services Are Universally Valued by IT Staff

Threat Intelligence Services Are Universally Valued by IT Staff

Almost all IT professionals believe that threat intelligence services and feeds will help their company get ready for and repulse malware attacks. Only 6% somewhat disagree with that idea, while 94% agree (44% strongly agree and 50% somewhat agree) that such tools are useful. Zero percent strongly disagree. That’s just one of the takeaways from …

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Using electric signals from human brains, new software can perform computerized image editing

Using electric signals from human brains, new software can perform computerized image editing

Brain responses being used as supervision signals for semantic image editing. Credit: Tuukka Ruotsalo et al Soon, computers could sense that users have a problem and come to the rescue. This is one of the possible implications of new research at the University of Copenhagen and University of Helsinki. “We can make a computer edit …

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Pathlight Debuts AI-Backed Quality Insurance, Ingka Group Launches Ikea Kreativ, More News

Adobe achieves record revenue, Ingka Group debuts Ikea Kreativ for customer design planning, ActionIQ introduces CX Hub and more news. Adobe, a digital experience software provider, reported 17% year-over-year growth for its digital experience segment in its second quarter fiscal year 2022 ended June 3. Revenue was $1.1 billion for its digital experience software products. …

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AdTheorent to Join Russell 3000® and Russell 2000® Indexes

NEW YORK, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AdTheorent Holding Company, Inc. (“AdTheorent” or the “Company) (Nasdaq: ADTH), a leading programmatic digital advertising company using advanced machine learning technology and privacy-forward solutions to deliver measurable value for advertisers and marketers, today announced that it will join the broad-market Russell 3000® Index and the small-cap Russell …

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Brain Bleeds in Babies’ First Year Can Lead to Long-Term Vision Problems

Summary: Babies who experience severe brain bleeds during their first year of life are more likely to have long-term visual problems, a new study reports. Source: University of Bristol Severe “brain bleeds” experienced by some babies in the first year following their birth lead to long-term sight problems, researchers at the University of Bristol have …

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AI-Powered Coding Assistant Aims to Help, Not Replace Developers

AI-Powered Coding Assistant Aims to Help, Not Replace Developers

GitHub Inc.’s new automated computer-coding tool will help companies manage a chronic shortage of software developers, but it will not replace them, according to the company’s chief executive officer. Thomas Dohmke, the CEO of Microsoft Corp. -owned GitHub, says the artificial-intelligence-powered coding tool, launched this week as Copilot, is designed to ease the task of …

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