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Westworld, HBO's biggest premiere since True Detective and candidate replacement for Game of Thrones, reminds that pursuing the creation of human-like artificial intelligence may not be the brightest of ideas, simply because they could be just like us.
Crunch Report | Apple Suing Qualcomm for $1 Billion
TechCrunch Apple is suing Qualcomm for $1 billion, the hit app Meitu may be collecting too much data, Whitehouse.gov... 1 day
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TechCrunch  Travel tech startup FLYR raised $8 million in Series A funding for technology that predicts the price of airfares by applying artificial intelligence to... 1 day
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THE VERGE Public perceptions of military AI can lean toward... 2 days
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TechCrunch  Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and... 2 days
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TechCrunch  Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and... 2 days
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TechCrunch  Hollywood and the academic artificial intelligence... 2 days
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With a $1.5M seed round, Eloquent Labs mixes AI and Mechanical Turk to fix customer service
TechCrunch  Keenon Werling would be... 2 days
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9to5Google There’s a... 2 days
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TechCrunch  Salesforce announced today that it plans to open an engineering and innovation hub in the Seattle area, greatly expanding its... 3 days
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TechCrunch  If you’re enrolled to the beta version of the Cortana... 3 days
Microsoft to double its Montreal AI R&D office and invest $7M in academic research
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CBC University of Alberta professor Richard Sutton literally wrote the book on a branch of machine learning called reinforcement... 4 days
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