Category Archives: Engineering & Computer Science

AI Is Taking Over the Cloud

BOX CEO Aaron Levie

The cloud is getting smarter by the minute. In fact, it will soon know more about the photos you’ve uploaded than you do. Cloud storage company Box announced today that it is adding computer-vision technology from Google to its platform. Users will be able to search through photos, images, and other documents using their visual components, instead of by file name or tag. “As more and more data goes into the cloud, we’re seeing they need more powerful ways to organize and understand their content,” says CEO.

Source: AI Is Taking Over the Cloud – MIT Technology Review

What Happens When AI Bots Invent Their Own Language?

Mark Zuckerberg Speaking
A pair of chatbots has recently done something children often do: create a secret language. Last month, researchers at Facebook found two bots developed in the social network’s AI division had been communicating with each other in an unexpected way. The bots, named Bob and Alice, had generated a language all on their own

Source: Facebook puts cork in chatbots that created a secret language – CNET

Intel Wiped Out in Mobile. Can this guy help it catch the AI wave?

To get a sense of computer scientist Naveen Rao, just take a look at his hands.The 42-year-old has busted all 10 of his fingers over a lifetime of skiing, skateboarding, bicycling, rollerblading, race-car driving, wrestling and hoops.

Source: Intel wiped out in mobile. Can this guy help it catch the AI wave? – LA Times