AlphaZero Is the New Chess Champion, and Harbinger of a Brave New World in AI

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AlphaZero stands to upend not merely the world of chess, but the whole realm of strategic decision making. If that doesn’t give you pause, it probably should.

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Microsoft Bing Predicts and the future of gambling

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Artificial Intelligence is poised to upend the world of professional gambling as well as threatening other industries that rely on predicting the outcome of events.

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Wireless Carriers Could Take a Shine to Ad-Blocking


Shine Technologies may well upend the Net neutrality issue with the launch of AdSight, an ad technology product in development. AdSight reportedly will allow wireless carriers to monitor the ads being delivered over their pipes. The data provided will be very granular, including who the ads are from and the level of individual ad impressions. The technology also will be able to block ads selectively on browsers or apps. A wireless carrier presumably could use it to trade access to its technology for a slice of the advertising revenue pie.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81198.html?rss=1

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