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November 23, 2017 Chasing complexity Ryan Williams has taken a key step toward solving the biggest problem in theoretical computer science.

November 22, 2017 Summit discusses impact of machines on jobs, productivity, and the global economy Two-day “AI and the Future of Work” summit at MIT focused on the artificial intelligence revolution and the workplace.

October 17, 2017 Using artificial intelligence to improve early breast cancer detection Model developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could reduce false positives and unnecessary surgeries.

October 11, 2017 Regina Barzilay wins MacArthur “genius grant” MIT computer scientist who studies natural language processing and machine learning wins $625,000 prize.

October 11, 2017 An algorithm for your blind spot Using smartphone cameras, system for seeing around corners could help with self-driving cars and search-and-rescue.

September 28, 2017 “Superhero” robot wears different outfits for different tasks Shape-shifting device from CSAIL can walk, roll, sail, and glide using recyclable exoskeletons.

Communications of the ACM

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ELIZA—A computer program for the study of natural language communication between man and machine.


Researchers devise better recommendation algorithm Improved recommendation algorithm should work especially well when ratings data are “sparse.” December 6, 2017 Building the hardware for the next generation of artificial intelligence Class taught by Vivienne Sze and Joel Emer brings together traditionally separate disciplines for advances in deep learning.

November 30, 2017 President Reif: We must build a future in which technology works for everyone Boston Globe op-ed by MIT president calls for a “whole-society effort” to address profound challenges posed by automation.

November 10, 2017 Summit discusses impact of machines on jobs, productivity, and the global economy Two-day “AI and the Future of Work” summit at MIT focused on the artificial intelligence revolution and the workplace.

October 11, 2017 Regina Barzilay wins MacArthur “genius grant” MIT computer scientist who studies natural language processing and machine learning wins $625,000 prize.

September 20, 2017 The Engine announces investments in first group of startups New venture launched by MIT will support “tough-tech” companies at work on transformative ideas that take time to commercialize.

September 19, 2017 Identifying optimal product prices New research describes a price-optimization method to increase online retailers’ revenue, market share, and profit.

Artificial Intelligence News -- ScienceDaily

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots Superpowers Nov. 27, 2017 — Researchers have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that add strength to soft robots, allowing them to lift objects that are up to 1,000 times their own weight using only air or water ...

read more Voice Impersonators Can Fool Speaker Recognition Systems Nov. 14, 2017 — Skilful voice impersonators are able to fool state-of-the-art speaker recognition systems, as these systems generally aren't efficient yet in recognising voice modifications, according to new ...

read more 'Mind-Reading' Brain-Decoding Tech Oct. 23, 2017 — Researchers have demonstrated how to decode what the human brain is seeing by using artificial intelligence to interpret fMRI scans from people watching videos, representing a sort of mind-reading ...

read more Personalizing Human-Robot Interaction May Increase Patient Use Oct. 23, 2017 — Determining the elements in the human-robot interaction that make users more motivated to continue is important in designing future robots that will interact with humans on a daily basis, say ...

read more Flexible 'Skin' Can Help Robots, Prosthetics Perform Everyday Tasks by Sensing Shear Force Oct. 17, 2017 — Engineers have developed a flexible sensor 'skin' that can be stretched over any part of a robot's body or prosthetic to accurately convey information about shear forces and vibration, ...

read more Forget About It: A Material That Mimics the Brain Oct. 10, 2017 — Inspired by human forgetfulness -- how our brains discard unnecessary data to make room for new information -- scientists conducted a recent study that combined supercomputer simulation and X-ray ...

Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems

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New: Conference Dinner --- Meet Uberlândia Praia Clube WELCOME TO BRACIS 2017 The 6th Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems (BRACIS), the XIV Encontro Nacional de Inteligência Artificial e Computacional (ENIAC) and the XI Brazilian Symposium in Information and Human Language Technology (STIL) will be held in Uberlândia, MG, Brazil from October 2 to 5, 2017.

The Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems (BRACIS) originated from the combination of the two most important scientific events in Brazil in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Computational Intelligence (CI): the Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence – SBIA (21editions), and the Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks – SBRN (12 editions).

The Encontro Nacional de Inteligência Artificial e Computacional (ENIAC) is a national forum for researchers, practitioners, educators and students to present and discuss innovations, trends, experiences, developments and work in progress in the fields of Artificial and Computational Intelligence.

The 2017 editions of BRACIS and ENIAC will be organized as a joint event, with the goal of promoting research in Intelligent Systems and scientific exchange among researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in Artificial and Computational intelligence as well as in related fields.

Google and NASA's Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

A peek at the early days of the Quantum AI Lab: a partnership between NASA, Google, USRA, and a 512-qubit D-Wave Two quantum computer. Learn more at

AI News: October 2017

In this episode you'll learn about the first ever Intel student ambassador forum, how Intel is helping deliver 'Real-Time AI' in Microsoft's new accelerated deep learning platform and...

Roman Yampolskiy - Artificial Intelligence Safety - AI With The Best Oct 2017

AI With The Best hosted 50+ speakers and hundreds of attendees from all over the world on a single platform on October 14-15, 2017. The platform held live talks, Insights/Questions pages, and...

Google's DeepMind AI just taught itself to walk

Google's artificial intelligence company, DeepMind, has developed an AI that has managed to learn how to walk, run, jump, and climb without any prior guidance. The result is as impressive as...

Google's Deep Mind Explained! - Self Learning A.I.

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Technology news September 4th 2017 Yahoo Verizon AMD Intel Artificial Intelligence and more

Latest technology news update for Monday September 4th 2017.

GTC Europe 2017: I Am AI

GTC Europe is the must-attend event of the year in Europe for developers, data scientists and senior decision makers. Join us in Munich, October 10-12, 2017:

Outrageous Artificial Intelligence: (Game 3) : DeepMind’s AlphaZero crushes Stockfish Chess computer

1 minute per move, 100 game match, match score: 28 wins, 72 draws, AI Landmark game, Stockfish crushed, Bishop pair worth more than knight and 4 pawns Research paper: "Mastering Chess and...

George Kavassilas - Artificial Intelligence (AI)

This presentation was recorded at the UFO Research (NSW) Incorporated meeting held at Club Burwood on the 4 March 2017. George is an author, mentor and speaker. The presentation is about...

Google Event October 4 2017 Google Home Team update fro Machine Learning and AI

Watch to Google Pixel 2 Live Event right here. See all the new google products live. The Google Pixel 2, Google Home Mini, New Daydream VR, Chromecast and more! Google Event 2017 Google event...