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Robot assumes control of balanced fund

Robot assumes control of balanced fund

In a world first, Sanlam Global Investment Solutions (SGIS) has taken the leap into fully utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and this week announced that its Sanlam Managed Risk UCITS Fund will now be completely managed by these technologies. SGIS chief executive Cobus Kruger says the purpose of AI is to help people to process and interpret vast …

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Know the Difference Between AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Know the Difference Between AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Ktsdesign | shutterstock.com AI is defined by many terms that crop up everywhere and are often used interchangeably. Read through to better know the difference between AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning. Artificial Intelligence is, locally, a computer algorithm tasked with solving input problems based on accessible data and operational parameters, with respect to the amount of computational power available …

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The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence

The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence

BEIJING — What worries you about the coming world of artificial intelligence? Too often the answer to this question resembles the plot of a sci-fi thriller. People worry that developments in A.I. will bring about the “singularity” — that point in history when A.I. surpasses human intelligence, leading to an unimaginable revolution in human affairs. Or they wonder whether instead …

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Will Artificial Intelligence really become a threat to humanity?

Will Artificial Intelligence really become a threat to humanity?

The highly contentious and arguably irresponsible comments from Alibaba founder Jack Ma around AI and its likelihood of creating a third World War – will have done little to inspire confidence in those that harbour fears around the subject of intelligent machines. For some, the two words placed together spark a sense of dread, trepidation or even fear. For others, …

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Three Keys To Successfully Marketing AI

Three Keys To Successfully Marketing AI

Shutterstock If you actively play in the consumer product space at all, or simply watch a lot of television, then there are a few terms that you have been inundated with recently: Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. Cognitive systems. To some, these terms are exciting and speak to a tipping point in how consumers interact with the products in their everyday …

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Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It’s Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.

Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It's Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.

Getty Images Google just placed yet another bet on the idea that artificial intelligence will remake the world—and throw off wild profits. The company disclosed today that it has created a new venture fund dedicated to investing in AI and machine learning companies. The initiative’s first public investment: lead investor in a $10.5 million funding round for Seattle startup Algorithmia …

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Samsung’s Exynos i T200 chip takes aim at the Internet of Things

Samsung's Exynos i T200 chip takes aim at the Internet of Things

Samsung’s Exynos i T200 chip takes aim at the Internet of Things SAMSUNG HAS STARTED mass production of its first Exynos chip aimed at the Internet of Things (IoT), the Exynos i T200. The Samsung Exynos i T200 is built on a low-power 28nm High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) process, and pairs a Cortex-R4 processor with an additional Cortex-M0+ chip that …

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How to make Artificial Intelligence work for your business

How to make Artificial Intelligence work for your business

Putting AI into action – A practical guide to move beyond the hype. Will the dawn of the era of artificial intelligence (AI), herald a timely demise of the customer complaints department? While perhaps a tad optimistic, service providers know that when it comes to AI, its potential is too huge to be measured. And despite all the hype and …

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Join the electric car revolution

Join the electric car revolution

A revolutionary transition in transportation has begun, namely, the electrification of nearly all modes of transportation. Norway has had an electric ferry since 2015. Boeing and Microsoft have invested in a company that plans to make hybrid electric/fossil fuel aircraft. Electric buses are more commonly seen on city streets. Production has begun on 18-wheelers powered by hydrogen fuel cells that …

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