Google AI Blog: Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real-World Tasks Over the Phone

Source: Google AI Blog: Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real-World Tasks Over the Phone

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Gartner: AI business value up 70% in 2018, and these industries will benefit the most – TechRepublic

Gartner says that by 2022, business value rooted in AI will reach $3.9 trillion.

Source: Gartner: AI business value up 70% in 2018, and these industries will benefit the most – TechRepublic

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI | TechCrunch

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and generally improve your programs.

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Source: DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI | TechCrunch

CIA plans to replace spies with AI

The reign of human spies will come to an end soon, according to the writing on the wall and a few statements made by the CIA’s deputy director of technology.

Source: CIA plans to replace spies with AI

Artificial intelligence will wipe out half the banking jobs in a decade, experts say

Advances in artificial intelligence and automation could replace as many as half the nation’s financial services workers over the next decade, industry experts say, but it’s going to take a big inv…

Source: Artificial intelligence will wipe out half the banking jobs in a decade, experts say

Facebook admits tracking users and non-users off-site | Technology | The Guardian (hi Mark !!!)

Statement comes as company faces US lawsuit over facial recognition feature launched in 2011 and planned to expand to EU

Source: Facebook admits tracking users and non-users off-site | Technology | The Guardian

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles | Environment | The Guardian

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis

Source: Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles | Environment | The Guardian