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Viv Labs Work On New Virtual Assistant

08/13/2014, Virtual assistants do seem to be in vogue these days, with the likes of BlackBerry and its virtual assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, not to mention Apple’s Siri, where they all intend to make your smartphone or tablet experience a whole lot easier and...

Swift-speare Creates Sonnets That Actually Make Sense

01/28/2014, Artificial intelligence has certainly improved by leaps and bounds over the years, where machine learning has been implemented to help out humanity including the possibility of discovering a potential cure for HIV. It looks like there are other avenues to...

Robot Telemarketer Denies Being A Robot

12/10/2013, Just when you thought that humans have perfected the art of being in denial, along comes this particular robot telemarketer who actually denies being a robot. TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer received a phone call recently, with an extremely...

Aerial Imaging (AI) Plate Gets New Applications

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We took a gander at Asukanet’s Aerial Imaging (AI) plate last year, where the premise of this particular setup was extremely simple – it will project an image that looks as though a “hologram” is being projected ala Star Wars....

AI Angelina creates own game: Space Station Invaders

03/07/2012, So, here we are where artificial intelligence (AI) is sentient enough to create its own game (as for the complexity of the game itself, that is a different story altogether), but don’t worry just yet – AI Angelina is not going to usher in a...

No real Artificial Intelligence in the next 40 years

11/22/2011, Can computing and science fiction collide to create a true Artificial Intelligence? A.I has been part of our computing landscape for a long time, first as an idea, then taking baby steps, thing started to move in the early days of computers. After that,...

StarCraft 2 AI looks promising

10/31/2011, Are you spending a chunk of your time each day with StarCraft 2? While seasoned RTS gamers will be able to find weaknesses in the artificial intelligence (AI) of games after a while, others who are new to the genre will definitely find it to be a...

Folks tricked by Cleverbot software into thinking it is human

09/06/2011, I was just about to embark on a domestic flight earlier this morning when I realized something – the check in counters are no longer there, and this being a low cost carrier, all in place of the once-human domain were machines lined up and painted...

Smart CCTV in the pipeline, rioters beware!

08/23/2011, The recent riots in the streets of UK have certainly caught some people by surprise, and we would like to remember those who lost their lives – something which should never have happened in the first place. Well, UK scientists decided not to sit...

IBM First Synaptic Chip Tries To Mimic Human Brain

08/20/2011, Backed by U.S Defense funding, IBM has recently announced the world’s first “synaptic” processor project: it’s a chip that which mimics the human brain architecture. The company calls this an unprecedented progress in building a...

Microsoft attempt to take on Go

01/03/2011, Microsoft has recently released a video discussing the challenges behind the creation of “The Path of Go”, an Xbox 360 game based on the ancient Chinese game called Go. The Microsoft Research team took charge of developing the AI for the game...

Computer figures out your fashion taste for you

12/23/2010, It always begins slowly, creeping in without you knowing it. We’re talking about the takeover of mankind from machines, as the massive and lucrative fashion market will see Google and Boutiques.com team up to make it a snap to find clothes which you...