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

A health startup founder wants the NHS to open up its tender process after opaque deals – Business Insider

Business Insider A health startup founder wants the NHS to open up its tender process after opaque dealsBusiness InsiderHis comments come after Google DeepMind and rival app Babylon Health announced a number of partnerships across the NHS. “Sometimes you seen … Read More

Google DeepMind teams with Open AI to prevent a robot uprising – Engadget

Engadget Google DeepMind teams with Open AI to prevent a robot uprisingEngadgetGoogle DeepMind and Open AI, a lab partially funded by Elon Musk, released a research article outlining a new method of machine learning. It actually takes its cues from … Read More

How AI detectives are cracking open the black box of deep learning – Science Magazine

Science Magazine How AI detectives are cracking open the black box of deep learningScience MagazineThe drive to open the black box of AI is also coming from Silicon Valley itself, says Maya Gupta, a machine–learning researcher at Google in Mountain … Read More

Google Open Sources More, Machine Learning Computer Vision Technology – eWeek

eWeek Google Open Sources More, Machine Learning Computer Vision TechnologyeWeekGoogle has made more of its extensive research around machine learning and computer vision available to the open source community. The company this week publicly released an API that developers and … Read More

MIT aims to pry open ‘black box’ of machine learning systems – TechTarget

MIT aims to pry open ‘black box’ of machine learning systemsTechTargetBut here’s the catch, Madden explained: Most machine learning systems require Ph.D. expertise to make them operational; and even with expert guidance, machine learning algorithms are opaque, making it difficult … Read More

UK Consumers Open Minded About Machine Learning – eMarketer

eMarketer UK Consumers Open Minded About Machine LearningeMarketerFebruary 2016 data from Ipsos MORI for the Royal Society found that large proportions of consumers ages 15 and older in Great Britain were aware of various machine learning applications. Digital assistants, driverless … Read More

The Financial World Wants to Open AI’s Black Boxes – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review The Financial World Wants to Open AI’s Black BoxesMIT Technology ReviewDeep learning emerged in the last five years as a powerful way of mimicking human perceptual abilities. The approach involves training a very large neural network to … Read More

OpenAI’s unsupervised system, VersionOne’s annual agile report, and DeepMind open sources Sonnet — SD Times … – SDTimes.com

SDTimes.com OpenAI’s unsupervised system, VersionOne’s annual agile report, and DeepMind open sources Sonnet — SD Times …SDTimes.comIt’s been about a year since DeepMind made the decision to use TensorFlow (TF) throughout the research organization. During this time, DeepMind built its … Read More

Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quickerTechCrunchGoogle’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that … Read More