Facebook is Now Teaching Bots How to Negotiate…and Lie

Facebook has built a massive pool of bots that reside in their messenger app. These bots were trained to answer basic questions and perform basic commands based on text to dialogue recognition. While the bots held a lot of promise,…

How Will AI Affect Project Management in the Future?

Companies are just discovering the potential of AI to unburden project managers, who are already spending too much time on paperwork or management tasks rather than crafting strategies and future plans on the macro level. The average project managers today…

Google Lens Creates Buzz After Making Bold Promises at I/O Keynote

The Google Lens ended up overshadowing the recent I/O Keynote when it was first introduced by the American tech company. However, there’s a good reason why it stole the show, considering that the new update has huge potential in changing…

Want a Digital Friend? Facebook ParlAI Could Be the Answer

Facebook has rolled out ParlAI (pärˌlē), which is expected to revolutionize conversational AI systems across different platforms. Yann LeCun, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) head, explained, “Ultimately one of the objectives of this is to have your own digital friend,…

Facebook Aims to Break Down Language Barrier with New Translator AI

True to its goal of connecting people all over the globe, Facebook has been trying to crack the language barrier for its billions of users. On Tuesday, its AI research team revealed a method that will drastically improve the way…

Echo Show Highlights Amazon’s Dominance in Home AI Technology

Amazon further distanced itself from Google with the launch of Echo Show, a voice-activated home smart assistant with a 7-inch touchscreen display. With the 7-inch screen, homeowners will be able to sing along through the lyrics on display, monitor security…

How Facebook AI Chatbots Benefit E-Commerce Businesses

Facebook continues to develop AI chatbots to aid e-commerce and retail companies grow their businesses at a minimum cost to tech innovations. Chatbots are certainly not new. People who dial 1-800 numbers have talked to these smart assistants at one…

The Cognitive Era is the Next Societal Revolution That Will Change the World

“The transformational nature of artificial intelligence requires new metrics of success for our profession,” says Guru Banavar who is responsible for advancing the next generation of cognitive technologies and solutions with IBM’s global scientific ecosystem including academia, government agencies and…

Apple Publishes First AI Research Paper on Using Adversarial Training to Improve Realism of Synthetic Imagery

Earlier this month Apple pledged to start publicly releasing its research on artificial intelligence. During the holiday week, Apple has released its first AI research paper detailing how its engineers and computer scientists used adversarial training to improve the typically…

IBM Watson Brings AI to H&R Block Tax Preparation

IBM announced a partnership with H&R block to use their artificial intelligent platform IBM Watson to radically improve tax preparation. “Introducing the biggest advancement in tax preparation technology,” exclaimed IBM in an announcement video. “Say hello to the partnership between…