Facial Recognition for Good: A Start-up Brings Emotional Intelligence to AI

August 14, 2019

Emotion recognition requires an enormous amount of data from a diverse population to help children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, distracted drivers and others. For people to partner with artificial intelligence, AI must learn the nuances of human communication. Teaching algorithms to read human faces and recognize emotions is an important step to building AI that we can trust—and that will trust us.

A Brief History of AI, From French Philosophy to Self-Driving Cars

May 30, 2019

Artificial intelligence and machines’ ability to reason to has come a long way since French philosopher René Descartes pontificated this concept nearly 400 years ago. Learn how significant amounts of research, government funding and increasing computational power has advanced human-machine partnerships to where they are today, and where they are headed next.

Rotten Strawberries? Let AI Inspect

May 22, 2019

Miku Jha, Founder and CEO of AgShift, started thinking about “closing the gap between food and technology” in 2016 when California was facing a drought. Her solution to the food waste problem, particularly in the supply chain, is a digitized inspector called Hydra F100 BQ. This analyzer uses artificial intelligence to assess fruits’ quality, which provides an “unbiased pair of eyes,” speeds the inspection process and reduces food wastage.

3.16 – AI: What’s Hype? What’s Reality?

Duration 30:31

Host Walter Isaacson and guests trace the origins of AI, each milestone to date, and reveal how it’s evolving at lightning speed.

How Brainwaves May Take Consumer Insights to Another Dimension

May 15, 2019

Brainwave technology, AI and VR are changing the future of consumer insights, using brain data to drive product development, market research and a more personalized shopping experience. Headsets and software plus AI is creating a case of human and machine instead of human vs. machine.

Pentagon Projects Move Military into AI Arena

April 25, 2019

Artificial intelligence is changing the way the United States Department of Defense and the Pentagon does business. The recently created Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) will focus on a wide variety of projects, such as using machine learning to label thousands of drone video images in its counterterrorism efforts.