People Are Using a Neural Network App to Create Fake Celebrity Porn

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Machine learning has become so advanced that a handful of developers have created a tool called FakeApp that can create convincing “face swap” videos. And of course, they’re using it to make porn.

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Drunk droning: New Jersey aims to get tough on sloshed drone pilots

New Jersey lawmakers are going after drone owners who fly their machine while drunk. A bill to punish the behavior may become law next month, a little late for festive drinkers unwrapping their brand new quadcopter this Christmas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/11/drunk-droning-new-jersey-aims-to-get-tough-on-sloshed-drone-pilots.html

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AWS Gives IoT a Boost With New OS, Services


Amazon Web Services shone a spotlight on Internet of Things and machine learning technologies earlier this week, with the announcement of a new operating system and several new services designed to encourage radical expansion of their deployment and use across multiple industries. The new OS, Amazon FreeRTOS, simplifies development, deployment, security and maintenance of microcontroller-based edge devices, according AWS. FreeRTOS will help extend IoT technology to low-power devices such as smoke detectors, light bulbs and conveyor belts.

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What to Expect From Apple’s Neural Engine in the A11 Bionic SoC

Apple is talking up the machine learning and AI capabilities of its next-gen smartphone, but what can the A11 Bionic actually do — and why are so many companies focusing on developing these types of solutions?

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Google tool for hate crimes questioned by conservative media

Google is attempting to help reporters find hate crime stories with machine learning – though it remains to be seen how impartial the effort is.

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Washing machines can be 30 percent lighter thanks to new innovation

A student figured out how to remove the concrete counterweight from a washing machine, which reduces the weight and CO2 footprint of each machine substantially.

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Seeding the Next Generation of Consultancies


There’s been a lot written recently about how artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation are going to displace millions of workers. However, these powerful new technologies already have spawned a surge in demand for a new wave of highly skilled consultants to help organizations capitalize on the added business opportunities resulting from the latest innovations. Although the potential business benefits that can be derived from AI, ML and automation are obvious, attaining these benefits requires highly specialized skills.

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Google Brings Machine Learning to Online Marketing Assessment


Google has unveiled Google Attribution, a tool that uses machine learning to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns across a variety of devices and channels. Part of a series of new measurement tools introduced at Google Marketing Next, Google Attribution aims to help marketers determine what is driving consumers to make their online purchasing decisions. Google is at an “inflection point,” noted Sridhar Ramaswamy, SVP of ads and commerce, when it comes to the use of technology to measure online marketing effectiveness.

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The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/249775-5-important-announcements-google-io-2017?source=Computing

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Computer-generated 'brain age' estimates how much time you've got left

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a machine learning algorithm that can look at people’s “brain age” and use this to predict their lifespan. Here’s how it works.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/27/computer-generated-brain-age-estimates-how-much-time-youve-got-left.html

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Incredible ping pong-playing robot earns Guinness World Record

Guinness World Records has recognized a robot with a unique ability: a machine called FORPHEUS is officially the “first robot table tennis tutor.”

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Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0

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With this week’s release of TensorFlow 1.0, Google has pushed the frontiers of machine learning further in a number of directions.

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IBM is bringing machine learning to a mainframe near you

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Machine learning is the fastest growing area of computer science, but it’s typically the domain of specialists. IBM aims to open it up to domain experts at its Enterprise customers to model their own data.

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D-Wave’s quantum computers take a quantum leap forward, now offer 2,000 qubits

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D-Wave has launched a new quantum annealing machine, this time with 2,048 entangled qubits. That’s twice what the company offered last year, though there are still questions about the type of problems the computer will solve and how its performance will compare with classical computers.

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This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro

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There’s nothing intrinsically wrong with dongles, but using 2-4 of them on a machine supposedly engineered for svelte lines and simple user experiences doesn’t sit well with many users.

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HP demonstrates next-generation computing prototype as The Machine comes together

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HP’s new architecture, dubbed The Machine, has reached the prototype phase. While the hardware and software platform is still under active development, the company’s claims about memory-driven computing (and the performance advantages of its new model) are starting to shape up.

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AI and Customer Loyalty


Artificial intelligence and machine learning have taken the industry by storm. Some say they will usher in a new age of better business processes and customer orientation, while others fret that automation will kill jobs. Both might be true. There definitely will be jobs that no longer make sense for humans to do, thanks to automation. However, there are some neglected business processes where AI and ML could make real contributions. They likely would not replace anyone, because a job isn’t being done in many cases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84011.html?rss=1

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