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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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How technology and artificial intelligence can improve regulation

These days, when presidents want to make policy, they often do it through their powers to regulate. The recent move by the Trump administration to relax fuel-efficiency standards for automobiles is one of many recent, high-profile examples. But federal agencies cannot just do whatever they want: There are legal rules... 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 technology and artificial intelligence can improve regulation

These days, when presidents want to make policy, they often do it through their powers to regulate. The recent move by the Trump administration to relax fuel-efficiency standards for automobiles is one of many recent, high-profile examples. But federal agencies cannot just do whatever they want: There are legal rules that have... Read More

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Storm damage to forests costs billions – here’s how artificial intelligence can help

High-intensity storms cause billions of pounds of damage every year, and climate change is set to make this worse in future. We already appear to be seeing more frequent and intense windstorms. Ex-hurricane Ophelia and Storm Eleanor both wreaked havoc in the British Isles over the winter, including injuries, power... 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 beats astronomers at predicting survivability of ‘Tatooines’

With the help of artificially intelligence, astronomers now have a better method for determining the long-term habitability of exoplanets orbiting more than one star. In the blockbuster movie franchise Star Wars, Tatooine is a fictional desert planet that serves as the homeworld to heavily robed Jawas, xenophobic Tusken Raiders, and,... 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