Tag Archives: artificial intelligence

Welcome, Robot Overlords!

Check out what people are saying†(and here) about an interesting new patent application filed by Google:
A system includes a floating platform-mounted computer data center comprising a plurality of computing units, a sea-based electrical generator in electrical connection with the plurality of computing units, and one or more sea-water cooling units for providing cooling to the […]

Y’all Sound Stupid

I hate Southern drawls and, it would seem, so do speech recognition and natural language processing programs. Southern drawls don’t compute “SHREVEPORT, La. – Southern drawls have thwarted voice recognition equipment used by the Shreveport Police Department to route non-emergency calls.”

HAL the Healer

This story is of particular interest to me because Alzheimer’s runs through my family. I pray that it doesn’t hit me and bring a fate worse than death. AI to Assist Alzheimer’s Patients Researchers in artificial intelligence today are beginning a race to offset an epidemic of age-related memory loss. Barring a cure, 14 million […]