Archive | April, 2021

Wherever I Roam; Reviewing Sonos’ New Speaker

When Sonos tipped off a new product intro last month, I was sure it was going to be a hi-res speaker. The company had just announced that premium music service Qobuz was available at 16-bit/44.1kHz resolution on Sonos speakers, and Spotify said around the same time it’s going to add hi-res streaming later this year, too. Even more hi-res music

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Forget Boston Dynamics. This robot taught itself to walk

A pair of robot legs called Cassie has been taught to walk using reinforcement learning, the training technique that teaches AIs complex behavior via trial and error. It’s the first time reinforcement learning has been used to teach a two-legged robot a full range of walking movements from scratch, including turning and crouching.

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Preparing for AI-enabled cyberattacks

Cyberattacks continue to grow in prevalence and sophistication. With the ability to disrupt business operations, wipe out critical data, and cause reputational damage, they pose an existential threat to businesses, critical services, and infrastructure. Today’s new wave of attacks is outsmarting and outpacing humans, and even starting to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI). What’s known as “offensive AI” will enable cybercriminals

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The Future of AI – 7 Stages of Evolution You Need to Know About

According to artificial intelligence statistics, the global AI market is expected to grow to $60 billion by 2025. Global GDP will grow by $15.7 trillion by 2030 due to artificial intelligence, as it will increase business productivity by 40%. Investment in artificial intelligence has grown by 6 times since 2000. In fact, 84% of businesses think that artificial intelligence can

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This Wobbly Robot Wants to Be Your Pet’s New Playmate

This robotic toy promises to keep your pets entertained while you’re busy.

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Ice Lake Launch: First Data Center CPU From Intel’s Delayed 10nm Process

Intel has finally launched Ice Lake Xeon CPUs, its first data center CPU family to be built on the integrated device manufacturer’s (IDM) delayed 10nm process technology. Ice Lake, which is the second family of third-generation Xeon Scalable parts, promises a 46% performance increase on common data center workloads, compared to second-generation parts, Intel said.
Ice Lake was announced at

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The French army is testing Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot in combat scenarios

Spot was apparently being tested for reconaissance. | Image: Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan / @SaintCyrCoet

Spot, the quadruped robot built by US firm Boston Dynamics, has appeared alongside soldiers during military exercises carried out by the French army. The robot was apparently being used for reconnaissance during a two-day training exercise, but the deployment raises questions about how

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So You Want to Use AI: Do You Build, or Do You Buy?

The following is adapted from my new book, Real World AI.
You’ve found a way that AI can help your business. Maybe you want to automate the way help tickets are categorized, or improve search results, or increase efficiency in restocking.
You Want to Use AI: Do You Build, or Do You Buy?
Whatever you want to do, you face

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