Etsy CEO: Machine Learning is Opening Up a Whole New Opportunity

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman says that “machine learning is opening up a whole new opportunity” for the company to organize 50 million items into a discovery platform that makes buying an enjoyable experience and also is profitable for sellers.

Thinking About Using AI to Recruit New Staff? Amazon’s Failed Experiment Might Have You Thinking Twice

Companies that are planning to use artificial intelligence for recruitment should think twice before doing that. A new report revealed that Amazon’s AI machine learned gender bias and weeded out women as potential job candidates. The machine even downgraded applicants…

Amazon Web Services Improves AI for New Consultancy Program

Amazon has rolled out a consultancy program with the goal of assisting consumers with cloud machine learning. The company plans to do this by connecting clients with their own experts. Dubbed the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, it helps clients unfamiliar…

Google Unveils PAIR Initiative to Improve Relationship Between Humans and AI

Google announced Monday a new initiative geared towards improving the relationship between humans and artificial intelligence (AI). The project, called People + AI Research (PAIR), will see Google researchers analyze the way humans interact with AI and the pieces of…

Apple Shares Source Code For Machine Learning Framework at WWDC 2017

Apple’s recent WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) saw the unheralded release of Core ML, which will reportedly make it easier for developers to come up with machine learning tools across the Apple ecosystem. The way this works is that developers need…

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…

Microsoft CEO: We Are Not Anywhere Close To Achieving Artificial General Intelligence

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, recently was interviewed by Ludwig Siegele of The Economist about the future of AI (artificial intelligence) at the DLD in Munich, Germany where he spoke about the need to democratize the technology so that it…

How Will Artificial Intelligence Change the Workplace?

LinkedIn Influencers provided some advice on the future impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace. “The first thing that artificial intelligence will take over is the microphone on your laptop or computer,” said Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman and co-Founder of…

RankBrain: Google’s 3rd Most Important Ranking Signal

RankBrain is reportedly the third most important signal Google’s search algorithms use when determining what content to show users in search results. Out of over 200 signals, this is one of the most powerful. And we’ve never heard of it…

Amazon Gives Its Machine Learning Capabilities To Developers

Amazon is giving its machine learning capabilities to developers as an Amazon Web Services offering. According to the company, it makes it easier for developers to use historical data to build and deploy predictive models, which can be used for…