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Applied AI Digest Review 2016

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See the most impactful artificial intelligence news of 2016. Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Open.ai all launched major initiatives and so much more happened.. read it all here. The 4th Industrial revolution has begun!

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Applied AI Digest Review 2016

  1. 1. Applied AI Digest Review Top news and breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence 2016
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  4. 4. Applied AI Digest #1 2016 Google’s DeepMind Beats a Top Player at the Game of Go Zucks to create
 AI-Powered Jarvis JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC IBM Watson Head on the Future of AI Read Full Articles
  5. 5. Applied AI Digest #2 Artificial Intelligence Deals on the RiseCould AI Solve the World’s Biggest Problems? 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC What happens when our computers get smarter than we are? Artificial Intelligence
 in 2020? Harvard is building an AI Engine as fast as the Brain Read Full Articles
  6. 6. Applied AI Digest #3 Is Big Data Still a Thing? The world’s largest DB of structured knowledge U.S. Officials: AI Now Qualifies as a Car's Driver MIT introduced a new computer chip 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence Read Full Articles
  7. 7. Applied AI Digest #4 Google Opens Its Cloud Vision API To All Developers. Intelligent Parking Chair by Nissan Andy Rubin Unleashed Android on the World. Now Watch Him do the Same with AI What’s Next in Computing? Robots Are Coming, But Not For Your Job 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Read Full Articles
  8. 8. Applied AI Digest #5 Inside the AI Revolution:
 A Special Report, Pt. 1 This Brain-Reading Tool Can Teach You A New Skill In No Time RBS is testing a bot that could solve your banking problems That robots will ‘steal’ millions of jobs seems clear. But just look at the fresh employment opportunities they’ll bring Stephen Hawking on Artificial Intelligence 14 Early-Stage
 Virtual Assistant Startups 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Read Full Articles
  9. 9. Applied AI Digest #6 Artificial Intelligence and Language HP Enterprise Bets on ‘Machine Learning’ Cloud Service Hilton and IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson- Enabled Hotel Concierge. The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education Inside the AI Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 2 Here's how much smarter Google search results have become using AI 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Read Full Articles
  10. 10. Applied AI Digest #7 Artificial Intelligence can change the world: Zuckerberg AI is going to change everything GM buying driverless car technology for $1B South Korea trumpets $860M AI fund after AlphaGo 'shock' Artificial intelligence, virtual assistants and giant screens How real businesses are using machine learning 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Read Full Articles
  11. 11. Applied AI Digest #8 Silicon Valley Looks to AI for the Next Big Thing Google launches new machine learning platform MIT’s Sociable Robot ‘Tega’ Helps Preschoolers Learn a Second Language Futurist Ray Kurzweil on What You Don't Know About A.I. Amazon’s Secret Robot Event  The Race Is On to Control AI, and Tech’s Future 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Read Full Articles
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  13. 13. Applied AI Digest #9 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Salesforce Acquires Artificial- Intelligence Startup MetaMind AI For Better Or Worse? Turning artificial intelligence into business value, today Toyota, Microsoft Team Up on Connected-Car Technologies AI is already making inroads into journalism but could it win a Pulitzer? Google Is Sharing Its Powerful AI With Everyone in Its Cloud Read Full Articles
  14. 14. Applied AI Digest #10 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC How many Neural Nets does it take to catch the big fish in Machine Learning? IBM Shows Off Machines That Can Dance Bots, the next frontier The Race For AI: Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple In A Rush To Grab AI Startups Hitachi’s new customer service robot can tell when you need help shopping in stores Read Full Articles
  15. 15. Applied AI Digest #11 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Facebook Hopes Chatbots Can Solve App Overload AI for Everyday Use: Coming Soon. What Happens When AI Can Write Better Than We Can? Be kind to Artificial Intelligence. This map shows the countries with the most robots Read Full Articles
  16. 16. Applied AI Digest #12 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Can AI fix education? We asked Bill Gates How Chevron Plans to Use UAVs and AI to Deliver Big Profits Trust in AI: why humans and machines are better together Goldman Sachs leads a $30 million round for Persado’s AI-based, automated copywriting service What Chatbots Reveal About Our Own Shortcomings. Read Full Articles
  17. 17. Applied AI Digest #13 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Three ways Artificial Intelligence is helping to save the world Machine intelligence and humanity's moral dilemma requires answers The Humans Hiding Behind the Chatbots Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set AI Free Google CEO Cites Shift From a Mobile World to an AI World Read Full Articles
  18. 18. Applied AI Digest #14 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Google's AI engine is reading 2,865 romance novels to be more conversational Infosys joins AI gold rush  Siri-creator shows off first public demo of Viv The next AI is no AI AI Invades Fast Food eBay snaps up AI-powered Expertmaker to clean up its messy listings Read Full Articles
  19. 19. Applied AI Digest #15 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Siri-Killer Viv Faces an Uphill Battle Google's AI has written some amazingly mournful poetry Dell says its new AI-powered antivirus can block 99% of malware Computer science class fails to notice their TA was actually an AI chatbot Japan is Using AI To Catch Criminals On The Run Read Full Articles
  20. 20. Applied AI Digest #16 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Finding The Meaning Of AI At Google I/O No Industry Can Afford to Ignore AI The Future Belongs To Leaders Who Get AI Building Emotional Machines China unveils three-year program for AI growth Read Full Articles
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  23. 23. Applied AI Digest #17 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC The Future of Humanity’s Food Supply Is in the Hands of AI Why is Elon Musk so afraid of AI? Can Google's virtual assistant find a home in enterprise? 
 Apple is reportedly building a Siri speaker to rival Amazon’s Echo Manufacturer, Foxconn, Lays Off 60,000 Workers and Replaces Them With Robots Read Full Articles
  24. 24. Applied AI Digest #18 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AI is expected to explode into a $70 billion industry by 2020 The real challenge is ensuring humans stay in control Facebook spares humans by fighting offensive photos with AI Google DeepMind Researchers Develop AI Kill Switch Here’s how Facebook Messenger will change banking Big Auto’s Rush For Partnerships, Investments, And M&A In One Graphic Read Full Articles
  25. 25. Applied AI Digest #19 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Apple’s announcement on AI is a big shift for the company Man Vs Machine: At Wipro, AI Is About To Do The Job Of 3000 Engineers Supply chains and AI: ask Jeff Bezos How brands are using AI to enhance customer experience AI has written the screenplay for this sci-fi short film called Sunspring MIT Researchers Taught An Algorithm to Generate Sound Based on Silent Videos Read Full Articles
  26. 26. Applied AI Digest #20 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Android's Andy Rubin: Future of Tech Is Quantum Computing and AI The Conversational Economy Part 1: What’s Causing the Bot Craze? Amazon is just beginning to use robots in its warehouses… The race to monetize AI is on When AI Meets Reality This Is The Future Of AI Read Full Articles
  27. 27. Applied AI Digest #21 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Chatbots And Millennials: How Smart Brands Should Be Using AI Intel, Google, GE, And Samsung Among Most Active Corporate Investors In AI Startups 18 AI researchers reveal the most impressive thing they’ve ever seen Self-driving trucks: what’s the future for America’s 3.5 million truckers? Toyota to build AI-based driving systems in five years Intel Outside as Other Companies Prosper from AI Chips Read Full Articles
  28. 28. Applied AI Digest #22 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Robots’ debut in aerospace production lines create new human jobs London company uses AI to brew the perfect beer Google believes its superior AI will be the key to its future We need to talk about AI and access to publicly funded data- sets AI Could Help Catch Alzheimer’s Early AI Is Setting Up the Internet for a Huge Clash With Europe Read Full Articles
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  30. 30. Applied AI Digest #23 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AI Is The Only Thing That Matters: Look Around You How AI will transform your business What AI Can Tell Us About The Future Of Business? Microsoft’s UK CMO on AI and his visionary inspiration 
 AI reveals undiscovered bat carriers of Ebola and other filoviruses Read Full Articles
  31. 31. Applied AI Digest #24 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Tim Cook on How AI Is Enriching Apple AI expert says that Russia is on the verge of a major breakthrough in AI. OmniEarth uses Watson to combat California drought The next big thing in Supply Chain Management Read Full Articles
  32. 32. Applied AI Digest #25 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC The Rise Of Bots: A Timeline Of Major VC- Backed Bot Startups Will AI Make All Business Decisions? Breaking The Barrier Of Humans And Machines 41 Startups Bringing AI To Fintech What’s the Difference Between AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning? 16 Open Source Deep Learning Models Running as Microservices Read Full Articles
  33. 33. Applied AI Digest #26 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC What A Neural Network Thinks About Your Neighborhood And Why It Matters Corporate AI: Can Investors Control a “Perfect Profit Machine”? M&A Wars: Google, Apple Are the Top Acquirers of AI Startups Four ways that AI can benefit universities Apple is buying a Seattle-area startup to get smarter about AI Read Full Articles
  34. 34. Applied AI Digest #27 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC The head of Google’s Brain team is worried about the lack of diversity in AI Tim Cook Talks AI, iPhone’s Future A.I. and chatbots will help you win friends and influence people Dan O’Brien: The hopes and fears around AI The art of forecasting in the age of AI Read Full Articles
  35. 35. Applied AI Digest #28 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AI Is Here to Help You Write Emails People Will Actually Read AI, Machine Learning, And The FDA Why AI development is going to get even faster. (Yes, really!) Why chatbots are so disruptive The rise of AI in 6 charts What should the self-driving car do? Read Full Articles
  36. 36. Applied AI Digest #29 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC The AI revolution is coming fast. But without a revolution in trust, it will fail CIA to Spy on Earth Using AI How front-end development can improve AI How AI and ML work at Apple? UC Berkeley launches Center for Human-Compatible AI The first autonomous, entirely soft robot Read Full Articles
  37. 37. Applied AI Digest #30 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC How Tech Giants Are Devising Real Ethics for AI 3 Magical Ways AI Can Save Your Time Intel’s Latest Acquisition Is All About Giving Sight to Machines How AI Will Transform The Delivery Of Legal Services When AI judges a beauty contest, white people win Read Full Articles
  38. 38. Applied AI Digest #31 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC From Virtual Nurses To Drug Discovery: 90+ AI Startups In Healthcare Walmart is patenting ‘mini-robot’ technology that could have implications for workers One Hundred Year Study on AI (AI100) Nvidia Chases Bigger (And Better) Chunk Of Burgeoning AI Market Academics say the technology is letting policemen detect crime that hasn’t taken place yet Read Full Articles
  39. 39. Applied AI Digest #32 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Pittsburgh, your self-driving Uber is arriving now Introducing Salesforce Einstein – AI for Everyone Angel.ai, a company that builds chat bots, acqui-hired by Amazon Infographic: The bot platform ecosystem Need Some AI? Yeah, There’s a Marketplace for That Google acquires natural language understanding startup Api.ai Read Full Articles
  40. 40. Applied AI Digest #33 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Investing in AI offers more rewards than risks The Next Wave of Deep Learning Applications 10 Myths About Machine Learning AI Software Is Booming. But Why Now? Air freights, drones, and the Internet of Things: what is the future of the supply chain? Read Full Articles
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  42. 42. Applied AI Digest #34 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC How to Steal an AI Google is making its assistant 'conversational' in two new ways AI: Growth, Opportunities and Threats Microsoft expands AI efforts with creation of new Research Group Industry leaders establish partnership on AI best pratices AI: Disruption era begins 2016 Read Full Articles
  43. 43. Applied AI Digest #35 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Why Cortana's new boss is obsessed with AI Why deep learning is suddenly changing your life Samsung to Acquire Viv How AI is changing online retail forever Musk’s OpenAI is Using Reddit to Teach An AI How to Speak MIT Open course on AI Read Full Articles
  44. 44. Applied AI Digest #36 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Barack Obama, neural nets, self- driving cars, and the future of the world Google’s ‘DeepMind’ AI can now learn without human input Apple has hired a big brain in AI to make Siri less dumb Why AI will finally unlock IoT AI is transforming ERP solutions The Administration’s Report on the Future of AI Read Full Articles
  45. 45. Applied AI Digest #37 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC What Do People — Not Techies, Not Companies — Think About AI? Cloud Security, AI, IoT Make List Of Hot Technologies For 2017 Microsoft researchers reach human parity in conversational speech recognition As AI Evolves, So Does Its Criminal Potential This Online Education Firm Is Offering an AI Training Program Read Full Articles
  46. 46. Applied AI Digest #38 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Forrester Predicts Investment In AI Will Grow 300% in 2017 When Will Robots Take All the Jobs? Nightmare Machine. Horror imagery generated by AI Today’s AI Does Not Justify Basic Income 3 challenges for AI in medicine 45 AI Startups Targeting Retail In One Infographic Read Full Articles
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  48. 48. Applied AI Digest #39 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC New Research Center to Explore Ethics of AI How AI Will Redefine Management Starcraft II will soon be used as a training ground for AI The New World Of Artificially Intelligent Security Uber is rolling out a big redesign powered by machine learning How AI (AI) Creates A Better Customer Service Experience Read Full Articles
  49. 49. Applied AI Digest #40 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC At Sundar Pichai's Google, AI Is Everything—And Everywhere AI, human brain to merge in 2030s, says futurist Kurzweil The Value of AI Advancing our ambition to democratize AI What AI Can and Can’t Do Right Now Over 10 Million Self-Driving Cars to Be on the Road by 2020 Read Full Articles
  50. 50. Applied AI Digest #41 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Microsoft chief Satya Nadella reveals government's AI plans Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI AI Has Beaten Humans at Lip-reading What Neural Networks, AI, and Machine Learning Actually Do Siri vs. Alexa vs. Cortana vs. Google Assistant: Battle of the AI Systems The current state of machine intelligence 2.0 Read Full Articles
  51. 51. Applied AI Digest #42 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC The Simple Economics of Machine Intelligence Can Microsoft get back in the game with AI? This scary AI has learned how to pick out criminals by their faces Relax, AI isn’t coming for your job Understanding the 4 Types of AI Retailers look to AI to bag sales Read Full Articles
  52. 52. Applied AI Digest #43 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Facebook developing AI to flag offensive live videos Uber launches AI lab with new acquisition What Is The Difference Between AI And Machine Learning? Humanity and AI will be inseparable The Brain Tech to Merge Humans and AI Is Already Being Developed A Whole New Universe: OpenAI Just Opened a School for AI Read Full Articles
  53. 53. Applied AI Digest #44 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Apple is finally going to start publishing its AI research How Pinterest Uses Machine Learning To Keep Its Users Pinned 5 unexpected sources of bias in AI Mall of America gets an IBM Watson-powered bot for holiday shopping Microsoft Starts New Venture Fund With Investment in Bengio's Element AI AI Can Predict How Scenes Will Play Out Read Full Articles
  54. 54. Applied AI Digest #45 2016 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Job Automation Predictions from 2016 Silicon Valley Survey The Great A.I. Awakening Mark Zuckerberg out- robots his AI robot in saccharine holiday video AI Is More Artificial Than Intelligent Automation Is Coming for SEO Content Farmers IBM, Quanta Top Ideas at Morgan Stanley, but VR, A.I. Is Next Read Full Articles
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