Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman invests in London startup hub Entrepreneur First – The Independent

The Independent Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman invests in London startup hub Entrepreneur FirstThe IndependentGreylock Partners led the £9.5m funding, which also included Lakestar Capital, and Demis Hassabis and Mustafa Suleyman, the founders of DeepMind, according to a statement from Entrepreneur … Read More

Amazon to open machine learning R&D hub in Barcelona – VentureBeat

VentureBeat Amazon to open machine learning R&D hub in BarcelonaVentureBeatIt’s also used machine learning to improve its burgeoning AI digital assistant Alexa, which is currently only conversant in English (U.S. and U.K.) and German. The choice of Barcelona for an … Read More

Prowler.io raises $13 mln – PE Hub (subscription) (blog)

Prowler.io raises $13 mlnPE Hub (subscription) (blog)Its agent-based machine learning methodology is more interpretable than traditional deep neural nets and its multi-agent systems are more adaptable and strategically interactive than decision-tree based systems. PROWLER.io’s platform has many potential … and … Read More

Robots and AI Will Take Over These 3 Medical Niches First – Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub Robots and AI Will Take Over These 3 Medical Niches FirstSingularity HubRobotics and, more specifically, artificial intelligence programs like IBM Watson can help interpret these images more efficiently and accurately. By allowing an AI or basic machine learning … Read More

Amazon doubles down on machine learning with new U.K. development hub – VentureBeat

VentureBeat Amazon doubles down on machine learning with new U.K. development hubVentureBeatAmazon has announced plans to expand its development center in Cambridge, England as the internet giant doubles down on its investment in machine learning, drones, Alexa digital, and other … Read More

Google Says Machine Learning Chips Make AI Faster and More Efficient – Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub Google Says Machine Learning Chips Make AI Faster and More EfficientSingularity HubBut they are not well-suited to the incredibly high computational requirements of modern machine learning approaches, in particular deep learning. In the late 2000s, researchers discovered that … Read More

OpenAI Just Beat Google DeepMind at Atari With an Algorithm From the 80s – Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub OpenAI Just Beat Google DeepMind at Atari With an Algorithm From the 80sSingularity HubTo validate their effectiveness, they then set them to work on a series of challenges seen as benchmarks for reinforcement learning, the technique behind many … Read More

Google Chases General Intelligence With New AI That Has a Memory – Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub Google Chases General Intelligence With New AI That Has a MemorySingularity HubHumans are exceptionally good at transferring old skills to new problems. Machines, despite all their recent wins against humans, aren’t. This is partly due to how they’re … Read More

Apple Expanding Seattle Hub Working on AI and Machine Learning – Mac Rumors

The Verge Apple Expanding Seattle Hub Working on AI and Machine LearningMac Rumors“We’re trying to find the best people who are excited about AI and machine learning — excited about research and thinking long term but also bringing those ideas … Read More

New Burger Robot Will Take Command of the Grill in 50 Fast Food Restaurants – Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub New Burger Robot Will Take Command of the Grill in 50 Fast Food RestaurantsSingularity HubWhereas in the past a typical assembly line robot (say at a car factory) needed everything lined up perfectly in front of them—precisely and … Read More