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Vivo's V9 is a notched Android with AI smarts

China's Vivo has launched a new flagship phone, and of course it has the iPhone X-style notch. But beneath the inspired-by-Apple design (even the phone's rear side looks a lot like the iPhone X) there's some interesting tech.  First, the phone'
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Creepy AI scans a driver's face and voice to monitor mood and distraction level

You're being watched. No, not on Facebook, but in your car. Or at least you could be, with a new artificial intelligence system that tracks drivers' emotions, energy, and distraction levels. On Wednesdasy, Affectiva, a MIT Media Lab emotional
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Google created an AI-based, open source music synthesizer

Move over musicians, AI is hereGoogle's 'NSynth' neural network is designed to take existing sounds and combine them using a complex, machine learning algorithm. The result? Thousands of new musical sounds, and an instrument you can play them on.
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Economists vs scientists on long-term growth

From: Buisness-standard By Kenneth Rogoff Recommended by: business-standard With the after-effects of the financial crisis fading, and AI perhaps starting to gain traction, trend US output growth can easily stay strong for the
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Robots Will Disrupt Recruiting More Than AI

If you’d like to see the future, visit the Henn-na restaurant near Nagasaki in Japan. Inside, a robot chef makes pancakes, while another makes cocktails or doughnuts. A robot host goes to guest tables with a reminder when their hour-long...
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YouPorn used AI to predict the porn searches of the future and, um, brace yourselves

Using artificial intelligence to create new content is all the rage, and now YouPorn has gotten in on the act with an experiment that's produced some truly weird results. SEE ALSO: This vibrator can give you a climax and order you a pizza Neural
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YouTube app gets fancy new AI that removes background like a green screen

While artificial intelligence may one day evolve into the godhead, right now it's being put to a more prosaic use: funny backgrounds in YouTube videos.  Engineers at Google have developed a new tool that uses AI and machine learning to filter
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An artificial intelligence beat Q*bert by exploiting an unknown loophole

Nothing is off-limits to artificial intelligence — even your favorite old video games.  An artificial intelligence, developed by researchers from the University of Freiburg in Germany, has beaten the Q*bert arcade game by exploiting