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Latest News: Trending – 60 000 human workers replaced with robots in one single factory

eLearningworld News from China Technology manufacturers are investing increasingly in artificial intelligence. One example is Foxconn, e.g. manufacturing for Apple, that only in one single factory is replacing 60 000 human workers with robots. This should only be seen as the first wave in a general trend where AI takes over more of humans more simple works in order to reduce costs as well as removing humans from dangerous work environments. The development has great … Continue reading

Latest News: Trending – Companies using Machine Learning to become more effective

eLearningworld News from US What would speeding up business processes with up to ten times the speed you have today do for your company? H. James Wilson, Sharad Sachdev och Allan Alter, executives of Accenture writes in Harvard Business Review that machine learning with such capacity now finding its way into business organisations. The executives explain in the following way: “Our study found that organizations are using machine-reengineering to establish new forms of human-machine collaboration … Continue reading

Latest News: Making Internet of Things smarter and more effective

eLearningworld News from Singapore Internet of things can be described as devices and applications that are interconnected in order to with help by different forms of sensors improve everyday life. Researchers at Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore have developed a sensor processor node that is able to intelligent sensing while using ultra-low levels of power. Xin Liu, a member of the research team explains: “Emerging IoT devices play a key role to … Continue reading

Latest News: German survey – People prefer service robots before nursing homes

eLearningworld News from Germany Service robots or nursing home? The Germans answer is clear: 83 percent can imagine to use a service robot at home if they could continue to live longer in their own homes. This is the main result from a recent survey conducted by the opinion research institute Forsa on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Federal Research Minister Johanna Wanka comment: “I am pleased that the citizens … Continue reading

Latest News: Google launching a bridge to Virtual Reality

eLearningworld News from the World Google’s VR View is focusing on simplifying the process of develop images and videos into a magical virtual reality experience in mobile devices as well as on the web. The native apps developer can embed a VR view by grabbing the latest Cardboard SDK for Android or iOS and include some code, while on the web VR View is as simple as include an iframe (mirror-page) on a web-page. Google’s … Continue reading

Latest News: AI Lawyer to transform Law Firms work

eLearningworld News from Australia ROSS is a legal research virtual assistant that is developed from IBM’s Watson computer that won the Jeopardy show in 2011. The developers of ROSS promote it as “a super intelligent attorney” with skills to answer general questions about legal matters and provide comprehensive supporting references to relevant statute and case law. Thereby, ROSS do the same work as trainee lawyers do, and in the same way as trainees learn and … Continue reading

Latest News: Google AI development reaches new milestone: But can AI be friendly and wise?

eLearningworld News from US Google reached another milestone in its development of artificial intelligence when the company managed to build a computer that can beat expert players of the Ancient board game Go, MIT Technology Review reports. The board game originally was invented in China 2500 years ago and it requires humanlike intuition to play it successfully. This is because the player must learn to recognize abstract patterns in hundreds of pieces placed across the … Continue reading

Latest News: Cambridge University launches new Centre for Artificial Intelligence

eLearningworld News from UK What in the 20th Century was science fiction today is the developing reality of artificial intelligence. In this light the Cambridge University now is taking a big leap into this field. Huw Price, Cambridge’s Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy, will lead the new Research Centre for AI and it will receive €14 million in grants from Leverhulme Trust. Cambridge’s Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities supports the … Continue reading

Latest News: Artificial Intelligence for the benefit of people in focus of new research project

eLearningworld News from Germany The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) are launching a new research program that includes three focus areas: Smart mobility, digital society and healthy life. Focus will be set e.g. on digital technologies for modern knowledge acquisition in the practical university education and service robots for the dependent people in their own homes. The key for the project to be successful is to develop user-friendly applications. For example, a … Continue reading

Latest News: Very little innovation in Artificial Intelligence the past 10 years, founding father claims

eLearningworld News from the US In 60 years Marvin Minsky, one of the founding fathers of artificial intelligence (AI), has made important contributions to the development of AI. In an interview with MIT Technology Review Minsky now 88 years old, gave his views about the development in the field of artificial intelligence. He claims that very little growth of new ideas within the field has appeared the past 10 years. Instead the focus has been … Continue reading