Posts tagged artificial intelligence
Mobile App, ‘STASH’ Categorises Digital Links You Save

The challenge that nearly every bookmarking site on the internet has is one of organisation. Sites such as Pinterest use ‘boards’, but require users to spend time meticulously categorising their own bookmarks. New bookmarking site, Stash – nicknamed the AI Librarian – automatically organises your bookmarks by category, such as articles and recipes. There is also a search functionality and tags can be added to create sub categories. It's social component allows users to send and receive bookmarks, plus snooze bookmarks for a later stage.

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Google Moves From Interface To Interaction

Google has introduced three new products, all with Google Assistant at their core. This shift from ‘interface’ to ‘interaction’ highlights how the company’s work in AI is leading its products away from screens and materials… and toward conversational interactions with machines themselves. Essentially, it concentrates on ‘Conversational Actions’, where you ask Google Assistant various questions in return for pre-scripted answers, much like Apple’s Suri. By having these branded personality ‘chatbots’, which control the conversation, companies such as Google could benefit from being able to (subtly) suggest what we buy and where we go – if users are happy to buy into this human-machine interaction, going forward.

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BMW’s Self-Driving Motorcycle

BMW has unveiled a new concept that is so safe, you won’t need a helmet. The motorrad VISION NEXT 100 looks far into the future to reimagine two wheel transport as a pure and unbounded ride experience which keeps the rider safe with assistive systems which means no need for a helmet. This is achieved through the vast and high-intelligent connectivity between rider, motorcycle and the environment. 

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Listen To a Pretty Good Artificial Intelligence Pop Song

A new pop song created by Sony using Artificial Intelligence sounds credibly Beatles-esque. The track should make music industry creatives nervous about robots taking over their jobs. A team from the Sony CSL Research Lab used a process called “Flow Machines” to create the song, called “Daddy’s Car". The parts that were written by the computer define the song's melody, part of the orchestration, and part of the mix (which ordinarily audio engineers would then complete).

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