Facebook Steps Up Artificial-Intelligence Efforts With New Research Lab

Big news for deep learning.
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With Anki, Toy Cars Cruise Into the New Age of Robotics

Every so often a new tech product comes along that is just plain fun. Anki is one of those.
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Anki Brings Videogames to Life With Robotic Toy Cars

You could say Anki is not like anything you’ve seen before — but it’s totally like what you’ve seen before. On a screen in a videogame.
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Nuance: Virtual Assistants Will Work Across Platforms Within Two Years (Video)

The Siris of tomorrow will be able to do far more than tell you when to pack an umbrella.
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A Smarter Calendar for iPhone

Tempo, among other “smart calendar” apps, is changing the way calendars work on the iPhone.
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Artificial Intelligence, Al Gore, Modern Blogging and More: Where to Find ATD at SXSW

Let’s just say it’s not our first rodeo.
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When RatNet Became Self-Aware

We cannot even predict what kinds of emergent properties would appear when animals begin interacting as part of a “brain-net.” In theory, you could imagine that a combination of brains could provide solutions that individual brains cannot achieve by themselves.

Miguel Nicolelis, who led a team that connected rats with a “brain-to-brain interface” that let the animals collaborate on simple tasks

Super Bowl Predictions: How EA Uses Madden to Guess the Final Score

Electronic Arts is using artificial intelligence and real-life data to predict that the New York Giants will defeat the New England Patriots by a field goal on Sunday.
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Year of the Talking Phone and a Cloud That Got Hot

Important new products and services—including Ultrabooks, cloud computing and Android devices—raised questions and anticipation for the year ahead.
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Laryngitis Aside, Why Siri Is a Voice to Be Reckoned With

Siri may still be working to find her voice, but Apple’s young assistant shows a ton of promise.
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Sell Me an iPhone, Siri

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Siri: The Full D7 Demo

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