Artificial Intelligence


New AI Chatbot Could (Virtually) Bring Your Loved Ones Back From The Dead

Feb. 10, 2021, 12:12 a.m.

It's a haunting episode based on a not-too far-fetched premise now that companies are racing to create digitized human clones capable of engaging with real-world people

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Researchers Develop Novel AI Tool To Counter Covid-19 Mutations

Feb. 9, 2021, 11:58 p.m.

This will hasten vaccine development to stop the pathogen responsible for killing thousands of people and ruining economies.

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Neuralink, A Startup Founded By Elon Musk Has Chipped A Monkey To Play Video Games With Its Mind

Feb. 9, 2021, 11 a.m.

According to Musk, the startup is trying to develop an implementable computer-brain interface. He describes it as a Fitbit in your skull with tiny wires that go into your brain

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SA AI-Based Fintech Startup FinChatBot Raises $1.6m To Expand Into Europe, West Africa

Nov. 17, 2020, 9:49 p.m.

South African startup FinChatBot, a creator of conversational artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the financial services industry, has raised a US$1.6 million funding round to help it expand into Europe and West Africa.

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Harvard Professor And His Students Raise $14 Million To Make AI Too Smart To Be Fooled By Hackers

Nov. 2, 2020, 2:48 p.m.

Yaron Singer climbed the tenure track ladder to a full professorship at Harvard in seven years, fueled by his work on adversarial machine learning, a way to fool artificial intelligence models using misleading data

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AI Can Detect Covid-19 In Lungs, Says Groundbreaking Study

Oct. 9, 2020, 1:49 p.m.

New York - Researchers have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could be trained to classify Covid-19 pneumonia in computed tomography (CT) scans with up to 90 per cent accuracy.

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