In 1956, General Motors released a concept car called Firebird II. Its bold, futuristic, and practical style perfectly reflected its many progressive features. The exterior bodywork was 100% titanium, it had a 200hp output, it was the first car that used disc brakes on four wheels, and most importantly it was equipped with a sophisticated guidance system designed to interface with the highway of the future, where electrical wires in roads
Replacing Servers with Smart Devices and IoT The world is now moving towards alternatives of products that are more ecological. Smart devices nowadays possess processing power more than that of supercomputers in the earlier days. Smartphones, specially, are more powerful than the computers used by NASA on the Apollo mission. Devices like smart TVs, smart refrigerators and other IoT devices have the potential to replace the server farms. This can
Nils J. Nilsson, in defining artificial intelligence, states that artificial intelligence is the “activity devoted to making machines intelligent.” As a founding father in the field of artificial intelligence, Nilsson sought out to create artificial intelligence to enable entity functionality with the foresight of its environment. The ultimate goal of AI is to automate certain workflows and reduce manual effort. This, in turn, will lead to more efficient businesses and
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk’s description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has received a lot of criticism recently for saying at the National Governors Association meeting, “AI is a fundamental existential risk for human civilization, and I don’t think people fully appreciate that.” Musk also referred to artificial intelligence (AI) technology as “the scariest problem” and called for government regulation.
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact path that AI will take, but with companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft making huge strides and Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk calling for AI to be regulated and monitored, it is definitely a hotly debated topic. Here are nine tech giants that are investing in artificial intelligence… 1. Tech giants investing in AI: Microsoft © Microsoft Yesterday, Microsoft Ventures launched a new fund