hanson robotics

Hanson Robotics: How to Control the Uncontrollable

Everyone knows that kids can be a handful. You’ve probably been in a grocery store and seen kids who are out of control - screaming for candy, kicking parents, etc. When...
Partnership on AI

AI: Rise of the Guardians

The recent movie, Rise of the Guardians, was a hit among young people. The general plot was that a group of fairytale creatures (Easter Bunny, Jack Frost, etc.) with some pretty...

Chasing the Leaders

Everyone wants to cheer for the underdog. Whether in sports, academics, or conflict, the world loves to see a come-from-behind victory. It’s the stuff of movie plots and stage plays. But...
AlphaGo

Google A-GoGo with Deep Mind’s AlphaGo

There are a host of strategy games that the world has come to love. The most well known is chess, but that’s just one of a countless number of games which...
RankBrain

Google RankBrain, AI, & Your Business: A Match Made in Heaven

Things at Google are getting more and more interesting in the AI/machine learning world. These days, Google is using AI/machine learning models in its search algorithms to make search results for...
Google AI

Google AI Engineering: Kicking Open the AI Door

For Sundar Pichai and Satya Nadella who are always on the look-out for the next venture for Google and Microsoft respectively, Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to be the technology that will...
TPU

Tensor Processing Unit: A Chip Off the Old Block

These days everyone knows that NVIDIA is the leader in global production of graphics processing units (GPUs). The company is making the news this week after announcing remarkably higher earnings over...

Marketing and Data Management

We’ve all been at the counter of a store or at a favorite restaurant when the clerk or waiter asks us for our email address. For the most part, this is...
moon houses

Moon Houses and Contemporary Robotics

Imagine you need to build moon houses. That’s no small task. You’ll need construction systems in place, and people to do the work, as well as preformed materials, and all of...
Predicting Human Behavior

Predicting human behavior: AI and the Supreme Court

Predicting human behavior outcomes through artificial intelligence (AI) is tricky business, as any science fiction movie buff will tell you.  And that should be doubly true for humans in positions of...

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From the Fringe to the Front

Bitcoin has always felt a little fringy…you know…dark corners, secret computer labs, and ‘assets’ being sent out. It’s all a bit cloak and dagger,...
North Korean ATM hacking

Another North Korea Deja Vu

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