Elon Musk, Of All People, Wants To Create ‘Symbiosis’ Between Human Brain And AI

Elon Musk is perhaps the closest to being a real-world Tony Stark — science, gadgets and rockets — Musk has the most futuristic tech empire. But unlike Stark, Musk has been vocal about criticising AI and has been embroiled in…

Google Launches AI Project To Screen For Diabetic Eye Disease

This week, search giant Google has launched an artificial intelligence project in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness. This all-new AI project analyses patients’ eye screen results and lets them know if they are…

Meet Rover Speed, An Autonomous Driving Suitcase That Follows You Around

In the list of smart gadgets, smart suitcase is the newest addition. This product, Rover Speed pegged as the first and only robotic suitcase is developed by Chinese technology company COWAROBOT and is funded by a kickstarter campaign. The suitcase…

UK To Help India In Using AI, Big Data, Robotics In Healthcare Industry

Noting the lack of proper healthcare facilities in India, UK Business Ambassador Sir Malcolm Grant, said that the British government is in talks with the Indian government regarding the same. Sir Grant especially emphasised the use of artificial intelligence, robotics…

Do Reinforcement Learning Algorithms Need New Simulators To Solve Real-World Problems?

The current benchmarks used for reinforcement learning tasks are in many ways underperforming in absorbing real-world data. The testing of reinforcement learning algorithms in low complexity simulation environments ends up with algorithms that are very specific. The families of benchmark…

5 Paradoxes Which Left Artificial Intelligence Researchers In A Lurch

Mark Twain’s witty remark that all generalisations are false, including this one; reminds one of contradictory nature of the human mind. The mind concocts and contradicts a million thoughts while using up its residual reasoning to come up with something…

Colgate’s AI Toothbrush Leaves An Unsavoury Aftertaste; Dentists Say Humans Can Survive Without It

Colgate has launched a smart toothbrush in the market this year. Their new $100 toothbrush called E1 Smart Connect links the user’s iPhone via Bluetooth. The company claims that the toothbrush is revolutionary and unique in the market. In India,…

OnePlus To Focus On AI And ML At Its New R&D Centre In Hyderabad

With emerging trends in artificial intelligence and machine learning along with the currently existing cut-throat competition within the Indian smartphone Industry, OnePlus has announced its plans of setting up one of its first R&D facilities in Hyderabad. According to reports,…

Autonomous Vehicles, AI Are Key To Generating More Value In Agriculture: President Ram Nath Kovind

Reinforcing what the Narendra Modi-led government has been propagating in during their tenure, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind this week said that a “strong bond” was crucial between agriculture and technology. Speaking at the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2018…

Facebook’s Reinforcement Learning Platform ‘Horizon’ Is Shaping The Future Of Intelligent Interaction

Reinforcement Learning is a reward-based learning algorithm in which an agent or a system interacts with its environment, looks for a reward and adapts to the change in state of the environment. The easiest and most common example to relate…

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