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16-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

The Case for ‘Dumb’ Cities

16-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

TORONTO — Like a classroom full of overachieving students, cities around the world are racing to declare themselves “smart” — using sensors, data and ubiquitous cameras to make themselves more efficient, safe and sustainable. Perhaps the most famous initiative is here in Toronto, where Sidewalk...

11-Jul-2019 12:00 PM

3 Ways Machine Learning Can Help Entrepreneurs

11-Jul-2019 12:00 PM

Until a decade or so ago, artificial intelligence was -- for most Americans -- something that existed only in the movies. Now, Alexa and Google Home have moved into numerous households and live only to please.According to many reports, 2019 will be the year of AI. A recent McKinsey Global survey...

11-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

Hold ’Em or Fold ’Em? This A.I. Bluffs With the Best

11-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

In his 14 years on the professional poker circuit, Darren Elias had never faced anyone who played with so little fear. A typical poker player, when dealt two Jacks — one faceup, the other hidden, a hand neither good nor bad — would proceed with caution. But not Mr. Elias’s opponent, who seemed to...

11-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

AI Beats Professionals in Six-Player Poker

11-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

An artificial intelligence program has defeated leading professionals in six-player no-limit Texas hold'em poker, the world's most popular form of poker.An artificial intelligence program developed by Carnegie Mellon University in collaboration with Facebook AI has defeated leading professionals in...

10-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

The Racist History Behind Facial Recognition

10-Jul-2019 12:00 AM

Researchers recently learned that Immigration and Customs Enforcement used facial recognition on millions of driver’s license photographs without the license-holders’ knowledge, the latest revelation about governments employing the technology in ways that threaten civil liberties. But the...