This Week in Artificial Intelligence

DeepMind Partners with UK to Streamline Health Services, Chinese Researchers Claim AI-Powered System can Spot Criminals, and More – This Week in Artificial Intelligence 11-25-16

1 - Is DeepMind’s Health-Care App a Solution, or a Problem? A new app from Google's DeepMind called Streams will provide access to patients' histories and test results to hospitals in the UK. After signing a five-year contract with UK's National Health Service, DeepMind is now privy to 1.6 million + patients' hea ... Read More...

Yoshua Bengio Helps Launch AI Incubator, Stanford and USDE Ramp Up Smart Grid, and More – This Week in Artificial Intelligence – 10-28-16

1 - Machine Learning Veterans Launch 'ElementAI' - A Montreal Based Artificial Intelligence Startup Factory ElementAI, a Montreal-based AI incubator co-founded by Dr. Yoshua Bengio, officially launched on Monday. Co-founder and CEO Jean-Francois Gagné announced the company's mission: [shortcodename_card_list] " ... Read More...

MIT’s New Language for Big “Sparse” Data, Uber’s Self-Driving Debut, and More – This Week in Artificial Intelligence 09-16-16

1 - 10 Later-stage Startups Join the Seattle Machine Learning and Data Science Accelerator Microsoft has launched its fourth Machine Learning Accelerator with 10 late-stage startups in Seattle. Chosen startups, spanning domains from manufacturing to social media, have received an average of $5.3 million in funding ... Read More...

DeepMind Speech-to-Text Mimics Humans, Michigan Votes Yes to Driverless Vehicles, and More – This Week in Artificial Intelligence 09-09-16

1 - WaveNet: DeepMind's Generative Model for Raw Audio On Thursday, researchers at DeepMind introduced WaveNet, a "deep generative model of raw audio waveforms" that moves forward how sound is generated in text-to-speech (i.e. speech synthesis). The deep learning-based model is able to generate both increased human ... Read More...