The artificial intelligence machine Libratus is beating poker pros. Here’s a reflection over what that could mean for poker and for technology.
Barry Carter explains why the Libratus vs poker pros matches this month are a bigger story for the tech industry than for poker.
Source: News: Why the mainstream media care about AI & poker
A reflection on all the jobs will be lost when cars and trucks drive themselves.
In 20 years, over 300 million people worldwide might lose their jobs because of self-driving cars. Regular users will hardly notice the change — and here’s why.
Source: What happens when self-driving cars displace 300 million jobs | VentureBeat | Transportation | by Vitaly Ponomarev, WayRay
An introduction to Waymo – Google’s/Alphabet’s car company.
Waymo—formerly the Google self-driving car project—stands for a new way forward in mobility. Our mission is to make it safe and easy for people and things move around.
Chris Urmson decides to leave Google and Waymo, for a new adventure.
Tesla filed a lawsuit against Aurora Innovation, a company headed by ex-Googler Chris Urmson and former Autopilot exec Sterling Anderson.
Source: The former head of Google’s self-driving car project has secretly been working on his own startup – Business Insider Nordic
AI is too important since it can have a massive effect on our society. Let’s meet.
“There’s a decision: Are you going to use artificial intelligence to perpetuate biases that exist in our human society?”
Source: A massive AI partnership is adding civil rights organizations to keep computers from repeating human mistakes — Quartz
AI will have a big influence on how we recruit. Here are tips on how to begin.
Next week I’m honored to be taking part of the Work Trends Twitter Chat and Podcast hosted by the good folks at TalentCulture. Join me Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 from 12-1 PM CST. You can learn…
Source: 9 Ways to Use Artificial Intelligence in Recruiting and HR | Workology
How AI can influence HR and the recruitment process.
Rapid technology advancements have disrupted HR and enhanced the process for HR professionals. What is the latest disruptor? Think artificial intelligence.
Source: Artificial Intelligence and HR: The New Wave of Technology – TalentCulture
Virgin uses AI to create rum that reminds us of the holiday feeling. Probably more drinks will follow.
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Holidays enlists world’s most intelligent super-computer to make a “data-distilled” drink that’s infused with 15 million travellers’ emotions
Source: Virgin uses Artificial Intelligence to create world-first rum that tastes of your holidays – Mirror Online
Nokia and others join to see how AI can support essential business processes. What today is slow and cumbersome, could become quick and easy via automation.
WorkFusion, has closed a $35 million Series D financing round led by Georgian Partners with participation from existing investors Mohr Davidow Ventures, iNovia, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), Greycroft and RTP Ventures, bringing total funds raised to $71 million. The funding will accelerate customer adoption of AI-powered automation as they realize the immense productivity gains from
Source: WorkFusion Raises $35 Million to Scale AI-powered Automation within Enterprise Operations – AI Trends
Even Marketing efforts will be affected by artificial intelligence:
Marketers are usually the ones responsible for creating the buzzwords that follow us everywhere we go; that is, until AI turned the tables and made the whole marketing industry buzz with excitement.
Source: How artificial intelligence will revolutionise marketers’ lives – Marketing Tech News