The new hybrid device might not need humans at all.
If you don’t like algorithmic filters, you’re probably not going to like the future of Twitter
Twitter appears to be set to move forward with its plans to algorithmically filter or re-order your timeline — for your own good, of course — despite a groundswell of complaints…
The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World
The AI on the horizon looks more like Amazon Web Services—cheap, reliable, industrial-grade digital smartness running behind everything, and almost invisible except when it blinks off. This is a big deal, and now it’s here.
Security Will Need Big Insight, Not Just Big Data
In looking for new opportunities in security, and many sectors, we look for the echoes of the current IT mega-trends: cloud, mobile, big data. These trends, and especially the interactions between them, are dramatically changing security needs. Add to that the changing profile of would-be hackers—now a frightening mix of international organized crime and employees of enemy… Read More
Google Is Building Up A Strong Team To Tackle Artificial Intelligence (GOOG)
Google just upped its bid to get to the forefront of artificial intelligence research through the acqui-hire of two British AI companies and a subsequent partnership with Oxford University. Earlier this year, Google bought the artificial technology company DeepMind for $400 million, and now it’s welcoming the seven founders of Dark Blue Labs and Vision Factory to that team.
Meet ‘Charlie,’ A Virtual Assistant That Emails You A One-Page Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know Before Your Next Big Meeting
A new web app called “Charlie” wants to give everybody the perks of a personal assistant. By syncing with your Google Calendar, “Charlie” helps prep you for any upcoming meetings.
Algorithms: The Next Wearable Tech Frontier
Ask any tech-minded individual to name the biggest industry trend right now, and you’re sure to hear wearables more than a few times. Two years ago, wearables were still a relatively unknown device category, but today you’d be hard pressed to find a tech company that isn’t involved in the wearables market. Despite the influx […] The post Algorithms: The Next Wearable Tech Frontier appeared first on WIRED.
Newsly Hack Is Tinder For News Articles
Tinder’s interface for quickly filtering people you might like to date from those you definitely don’t is being applied to all sorts of other sorting tasks. We’ve had multiple Tinders for shopping, for instance. And here at the Disrupt Europe 2014 hackathon in London we’ve just seen a Tinder for news stories, called Newsly, presented on stage.
IBM highlights a growing Watson ecosystem and API collection
IBM has announced a long list of new Watson customers and startup partners, ranging from standby industries such as health care to new ones such as cybersecurity and nonprofits. Perhaps more…
Here’s Why Betterment’s CEO Loves That People Call His Investing Website A ‘Robo-Adviser’
The term “robo-adviser,” which can be traced back to 2002, isn’t usually meant as a compliment. It refers to online automated investment platforms, which use algorithms to manage investors’ money automatically, rather than assigning a human adviser to actively manage each client’s investments.