Category Archives: Artificial intelligence

New AI boss at Tesla brings in important know-how

Andrew Karpathy is the new leader of AI at Tesla. His specialization is in deep and reinforcement learning, especially the latter which is important for Tesla in connection with autonomous driving. Reinforcement learning is a hot topic which is currently … Continue reading

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Police robot car to be used in Dubai for autonomous patrols

According to a press release already this year a robot police car will be used for patrols in Dubai. The mini car is equipped with face recognition software and shall identify criminals and even persecute them. (image from: otsaw.com) Concretely … Continue reading

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Artificial intelligence is integral part of modern medicine

The future of modern medicine will be artificial intelligence. From this – Jochen Werner, CEO and medical director of the university clinic Essen – is absolutely convinced. Already now AI takes over the work of key persons. From e.g. the … Continue reading

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Robot learns to walk like a human

Humanoid Robots (walking on two legs) currently still have big difficulties with walking on uneven surfaces. American scientists from Human and Machine Cognition Robotics Lab in Pensacola in Florida developed together with Boston Dynamics (a Google subsidiary) a new algorithm … Continue reading

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Microsoft starts artificial intelligence offensive

Microsoft recently introduced a new kit of artificial intelligence (ai) systems for consumers, companies and developers. This involves their assistant Cortana, a chatbot and a simultaneous translator. For its electronic assistant Cortana Microsoft announced a developer interface. With this so … Continue reading

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Project abacus – no passwords needed in the future

According to Google (Technikportal Androidcentral) smartphones should automatically recognize their authorized users in the future, and there will be no further need for entering passwords. For this purpose the Google ATAB research team analyzed together with 33 universities the user … Continue reading

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GoogleCar – there is still a lot to do

Up to now autonomous vehicles from Google drove more than one million km without causing any accidents. This may cause the impression that all problems are technically solved, which is definitely not the case. According to Steven Shladover, researcher at … Continue reading

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