Tag: ai

AI will be the judge of that …

A recent study saw a machine learning algorithm, which had learned from the thousands of legal documents, compete against 20 expert human lawyers. Both competitors were given 5 nondisclosure agreements to review for risks. On average, the lawyers took 92 minutes to complete the tasks and were 85% accurate. On the other hand, the AI

AI as our safety shield …

Data analytic algorithms are being used to predict when crimes might occur and to put measures in place to prevent them from happening. These algorithms can improve crime detection by 10 to 50 %. The software is updated every day to take into account new crimes, so it can then predict when and where crimes

Going, going, gone!

Portrait of Edmond de Belamy, a painting made using artificial intelligence, was sold at Christie’s auction house in New York. The painting sold for $432,500 which was 40 times higher than the estimated selling price. The algorithm was fed a data set of 15,000 portraits form between the 14th and 20th centuries in order to

Integrating sport and technology

The HomeCourt app uses AI and machine learning to understand basketball players. The app can determine metrics like how high the jump, quantity and quality of the shots, etc.  These metrics may help young players review their practice sessions and make improvements quickly. The co-founder David Lee got the idea because he couldn’t hit a

Personalised Artificial Intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence is getting smarter.  Eager to use these technologies such as artificial intelligence to enhance their personal and professional lives, @Aigo was born. Aigo is an AI assistant that learn from your preferences and store everything relevant for future usage. It is customised to you from your food preferences to your schedule appointments.   

AI detects almost 100% of spam on Facebook …

Finally Facebook has come under scrutiny the past few months for its privacy policy and inability to remove all the spam and hate speech, new methods have had to quickly been adopted. It is now using an AI tool called Rosetta which can detect images and texts that violate Facebook’s community standards, enhancing our experience

Algorithms have saved 6000 people needing kidney transplants …

What was a complex, lengthy process has now been transformed by AI. Algorithms can now match donors with those needing a kidney transplant, making the process easier, quicker, and most importantly life-saving. Read more about the great approach here. How AI changed organ donation in the US Thanks to machine learning, many more people now

AI to take to the skies …

With 10 million planes now in the sky, the aerospace industry is now considering how artificial intelligence can be use to tackle overcrowded skies, help pilots during difficult weather conditions and assist in the pilot shortage. Boeing has set up two new offshoots in order to investigate the AI possibilities further. Read more about it

The rise of manless and cashless retail continues …

JD has launched an unmanned shop in Jakarta, Indonesia which integrates cutting edge technologies like RFID, facial recognition, and image recognition to provide the modern consumer with an efficient retail experience. After AmazonGo and Walmart approach unmanned shops, JD is accelerating the transformation in the retail category with the JD.ID X-Mart. It is powered by

What makes it memorable?

Mostafa “Neo” Mohsenvand, a graduate student in the Fluid Interfaces Group at MIT’s Media Lab, is trying to find out what makes memorable moments. He wears a fisheye lens on his chest and an EEG cap every day in order to gather as much information about himself and the world around him to monitor memorable