Vincent Chio, Shopify: On using AI to revolutionise the retail industry

It’s always interesting to hear how AI is revolutionising specific industries, and few companies are more qualified to comment on the impact on the retail industry than Shopify.

Toward speech recognition for uncommon spoken languages

Automated speech-recognition technology has become more common with the popularity of virtual assistants like Siri, but many of these systems only perform well with the most widely spoken of the world's roughly 7,000 languages.

04 November 2021,

Collections of traffic images used to enhance the perception capabilities self-driving car

If self-driving cars are to safely navigate traffic, they need to "understand" the things around them.

04 November 2021,

UK-Aus probe finds Clearview AI fails to comply with privacy regulations

A joint UK-Australia probe has found that Clearview AI fails to comply with privacy regulations.

What this billion-dollar "robocorn" says about ecommerce

Amazon's exclusive reign in fast fulfillment is coming to an end.

04 November 2021,

Convolution neural network used to identify dog breeds from photographs

Researchers in India have demonstrated how a convolution neural network can be used to identify dog breeds from photographs. Writing in the International Journal of Swarm Intelligence, the team explains how they have trained their algorithm with more than 15 million images of dogs and used a model that could carry out 22,000 different object classifications on those good resolution images.

04 November 2021,

The Pandemic's Wake Drives Automation Trends

The pandemic forced enterprises to adopt more sophisticated automation programs that have the ability to reshuffle priorities on a dime by using the latest analytics.

04 November 2021,

Deep Learning AI Explained: Neural Networks

Ballyhooed artificial-intelligence technique known as “deep learning” revives 70-year-old idea. In the past 10 years, the best-performing artificial-intelligence systems — such as the speech recognizers on smartphones or Google’s latest automatic tra

04 November 2021,

New Studies Enable a Clearer View Inside Cells

Armed with improved imaging techniques and supercomputers, researchers are generating detailed three-dimensional images of cellular structures that anyone can explore.

04 November 2021,

Giving robots social skills

Researchers have developed a control framework that enables robots to understand what it means to help or hinder one another and incorporate social reasoning into the tasks they are accomplishing.

04 November 2021,

How To Successfully Ride The Next Wave Of AI

When it came to AI innovation, there were many sets of big waves to ride this year, like the advancements in computer vision, edge AI, and AI-driven software coding.

03 November 2021,

Study: Algorithm can predict when an adolescent will become suicidal with 91% accuracy

Researchers from Brigham Young University, Johns Hopkins and Harvard have created an algorithm that can predict suicidal thoughts and behavior among adolescents with 91% accuracy.

03 November 2021,

Google Wants to Work with the Pentagon Again, Despite Employee Concerns

Three years ago, the company walked away from a Defense Department project after employees objected to it. Now the company is working on a new proposal for the Pentagon.

03 November 2021,

What data skills do you need to drive business success?

The global pandemic has driven home the fact that data is vital to the success of every organisation. Companies across the UK are realising the importance of scaling and growing their analytics capabilities, something that has become even more critical in the ‘covid’ era.

Top 7 trends shaping digital transformation in 2022

The pace of digital change in business shows no sign of slowing in 2022. The latest research from MuleSoft identifies 7 key digital transformation trends that will shape the future of work in 2022 and beyond.

03 November 2021,

A model that translates everyday human activities into skills for an embodied artificial agent

Over the past decade or so, many roboticists and computer scientists have been trying to develop robots that can complete tasks in spaces populated by humans; for instance, helping users to cook, clean and tidy up. To tackle household chores and other manual tasks, robots should be able to solve complex planning tasks that involve navigating environments and interacting with objects following specific sequences.

03 November 2021,

New burger bot also does chicken wings

From McDonald's to White Castle, automation is coming to fast food. This robot chef wants the job.

03 November 2021,

3 ways robots won in 2021

For all its ups and downs, 2021 has been a phenomenally important year for automation.

03 November 2021,

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