INTELLIGENCE ISSUE 30: COGNITIONX DATA SCIENCE, AI AND MACHINE LEARNING BRIEFING

 


“The consensus is that it is perfectly possible that we will have these computer intelligences that are more intelligent than humans by 2050.” Hermann Hauser, speaking on stage at Pioneers Festival in Vienna in 2015.

On September the 26th we have the absolute pleasure of inviting you to join Hermann as he discusses his views on Intelligence. Today’s briefing has all the articles you need to prep 🙂

Signup to the MeetUp if you’d like to attend. The event is set to be oversubscribed so please do buy a ticket if you’d like a guaranteed space and to join Hermann for drinks afterward.

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Tabitha ‘Singularity’ Goldstaub

Innovation

Self-Driving Cars are becoming even more intelligent

Your car is intelligent when it knows how to steer, with or without lane markings, on both local roads and highways. Nvidias car, that makes use of its End to End Learning for Self-Driving Cars technology, is also able to drive in areas with unclear visual guidance e.g. unpaved roads.

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Education, training and advice we rate

How Neural Networks Learn Complex Behaviors

One of the most crucial abilities of an Intelligent System is learning. “A system which acquires knowledge by experience, trial-and-error or through coaching, exhibits early traces of intelligence.” Read through this post to understand how Artificial Neural Networks learn.

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The 10 algorithms every ML engineer should know

These 10 algorithms on supervised and unsupervised learning, from Decision Trees to Singular Value Decomposition, should be in the toolbox of every data scientist.

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Ethics question for the day

Robots of war AI and the future of combat

Soon we will have drones and weapons that are controlled by AI instead of humans. But the problem is that “if AI makes mistakes, they make mistakes that no human would make.”. Before we deploy AI in combat we have to be able to trust them and assure they are “intelligent” enough.

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Feed your mind over lunch

Is AI becoming self-aware?

Nvidia just shipped the first one of its DGX-1 supercomputers to OpenAI, an AI research company founded by Elon Musk. OpenAI is going to read through every Reddit comment to build a probabilistic understanding of conversations.

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Another example of a “robots taking human jobs”

AI beats doctors at visual diagnosis

According to a study published by Stanford University their ML algorithm identifies cancer signs in slides with a far greater accuracy than human epidemiologists.

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Deal of the Day

The future of commercial transportation: Uber acquires Otto

Uber just acquired Otto, a company focused on the development of technology for self-driving trucks. The combination of Otto’s technology with Uber’s recent investment in global mapping makes Uber stronger than ever in the self-driving car market.

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