DeepMind becomes profitable by leveraging ties to Google
The company may be making most of its revenue by working for Alphabet.
DeepMind, the U.K.-based AI lab, has issued its latest financial report showing that the company has become profitable for the first time.
DeepMind, which seeks to develop artificial general intelligence, or "AGI", was ac... Read more
Salesforce unveils AI Economist to support tax policies
Salesforce has unveiled its new AI Economist. The purpose of the AI is to help leaders create tax policies that achieve specific social goals, such as helping the middle class.
The new AI uses reinforcement learning to help policymakers predict the outcomes of different tax policies. The new f... Read more
Quantum cognition theory explains why people make stupid decisions
Scientists at the University of Science and Technology in China have used quantum physics to answer the all-encompassing question: "If humans are so smart, why do we all make so many stupid choices?"
Psychologists and casinos have spent quite a lot of time over the years trying to figure out why... Read more
Amazon launches DeepRacer car for training reinforcement learning models
Amazon today launched a self-propelled robot car, which allows people to practice their skills in developing reinforcement learning. The Amazon Web Services DeepRacer, as the small robot car was christened, can also participate in races.
The AWS DeepRacer is known as an interesting and fun way to st... Read more
Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind makes even more AI projects open-source
Alphabet's research group on the development of artificial intelligence, DeepMind Technologies, is going to share more of its work with the world. Some of the important algorithmic components is made open-source. These are algorithms associated with what the company describes as some of its most suc... Read more