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Alibaba Releases New AI Video Editor ‘Aliwood’

Alibaba Group is releasing a video-editing tool for brands that uses artificial intelligence to generate short-form videos about products on Taobao, China’s leading online marketplace. Dubbed Aliwood, the editor pulls key text and images from the product page to create—in less than a minute—a 20-second video that brands can use... Read More

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This AI storyteller fools humans 3 out of 5 times

A recently developed neural network is capable of captioning a series of images in a method which imitates human storytelling. Rather than simply identifying and describing objects, the AI makes inferences about what’s happening in a picture. And it’s eerily good at its job. The team, researchers from UC Santa... Read More

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I rode in a self-driving car on the streets of one of China’s most congested cities

The world is racing to put self-driving cars on the road, and outside the US, no country is moving faster than China. The nation’s tech giants and startups are both investing in automotive technology, and Beijing is accelerating that push through policy. In January, China’s top economic policy agency called... Read More

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Total partners with Google Cloud to develop artificial intelligence solutions for E&P

Total and Google Cloud have signed an agreement to jointly develop artificial intelligence (AI) solutions applied to subsurface data analysis for oil and gas exploration and production. The agreement focuses on the development of AI programs that will make it possible to interpret subsurface images, notably from seismic studies (using... Read More

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CIA plans to replace spies with AI

Human spies will soon be relics of the past, and the CIA knows it. Dawn Meyerriecks, the Agency’s deputy director for technology development, recently told an audience at an intelligence conference in Florida the CIA was adapting to a new landscape where its primary adversary is a machine, not a... Read More

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How AI Is Being Used To Read Leases, Other Real Estate Documents

A typical client for Nicholas Bartzen, an associate with Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Community Association Group, would be a condominium representative whose building has anywhere from four to 500 units and whose board has a question that needs to be responded to quickly. The answer can most likely be found within the... Read More

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AI is discovering new alloys faster than humans ever could

A team of scientists at Northwestern University has used machine learning to discover a new version of an alloy called metallic glass, reports Northwestern Now. Metallic glass is lighter and stronger than steel and is more resistant to wear and corrosion, which is why it’s often used as a protective... Read More

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Musiio uses AI to help the music industry curate tracks more efficiently

A former streaming industry exec and an AI specialist walk into a bar… they leave starting an AI company for the music industry. That’s not exactly how Singapore-based startup Musiio was formed, but it’s close enough — and the outcome is the same. Co-founders Hazel Savage, formerly of Pandora and... Read More

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China’s largest smartphone maker is working on an A.I. that can read human emotions

Chinese tech company Huawei wants to change the way people talk to their artificially intelligent voice assistants. The firm plans to make those conversations more emotionally interactive, according to senior executives. Voice-powered virtual assistants currently serve a functional role, by giving information — “What’s the weather like?” — or completing... Read More