— Via http://ift.tt/2cqmCUF Excerpt from Article: It’s great to be an AI developer right now, but maybe not a good time to have a job that can be done by a machine. Take image captioning — Google has released its “Show and Tell” algorithm to developers, who can train it recognize objects in photos with…
— Via http://ift.tt/2cFXwSD Excerpt from Article: Facebook’s chat app wants to help you and your friends decide where to go for dinner or what movie to see, then use machine learning to remind you to pay them back. Today Messenger users on iOS and Android in the US get two new features which could roll…
— Via http://ift.tt/2coR81g Excerpt from Article: Apple is on a machine learning company buying spree. After buying Perceptio at the end of 2015 and Turi just a few months ago, Apple has now acquired an India/US-based machine learning team, Tuplejump. We’d been hearing rumors of another acquisition in this space by Apple for some time.
— Via http://ift.tt/2cAGsgO Excerpt from Article: Michael Seibel, Y Combinator CEO, on press strategies for startups. The best press advice I ever got was from Mike Arrington and M.G. Siegler while they were speaking at an SV Angel CEO conference. They said: Treat PR like biz dev. Once I heard that, everything clicked.
— Via http://ift.tt/2d3yKQV Excerpt from Article: It’s early afternoon, right after lunch, a time when people in civilized nations are taking siestas. You, however, are at your desk, your head snapping forward as you do your very best to stay awake.
— Via http://ift.tt/2cHBzVi Excerpt from Article: Google this week debuted new search and natural-language-processing (NLP) features in its Drive cloud storage service. The key NLP features, which Google has invested in for many years, will be familiar to Google Search users.
— Via http://ift.tt/2cV7otz Excerpt from Article: It’s not exactly Siri or Alexa. The new chat bot is a service that lets a programmer create apps. These apps will then let employees text various Oracle apps to do various tasks. Oracle imagines hosting an army of them on its cloud one day.
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— Via http://ift.tt/2cMyTDA Excerpt from Article: Around midnight one Saturday in January, Sarah Jeong was on her couch, browsing Twitter, when she spontaneously wrote what she now bitterly refers to as “the tweet that launched a thousand ships.
— Via http://ift.tt/2cBfuoI Excerpt from Article: Diego Oppenheimer is worried that the Googles and the Facebooks will dominate the world of artificial intelligence. It’s a legitimate worry. Elon Musk and Sam Altman are worried about the same thing. That’s why they created a startup called OpenAI.