Tag: AI

Chatter #183 – Jeff Hawkins On The Human Mind And The Thousand Brain Theory Of Intelligence #AI

Jeff Hawkins is the founder of Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience in 2002 and Numenta in 2005. In his 2004 book titled On Intelligence, and in his research before and after, he and his team have worked to reverse-engineer the neocortex and propose artificial intelligence architectures, approaches, and ideas that are inspired by…

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3 Ways AI Is Changing Houston’s Future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the buzzword of the decade. From grocery shopping assistance to personal therapy apps, AI has sunk its teeth into every single industry. Houston is no exception to the AI boom. Enterprise-level companies and startups are already flocking to H-town to make their mark in AI and machine learning. Since…

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Chatter Episode 50 – Dr Birgit Schippers on Big Tech, Mass Surveillance, and the Power of AI

Dr Birgit Schippers of St. Marys University College Belfast was our guest on today’s show. We discussed the role out of facial recognition software, how effective AI can actually be at understanding our personalities, and the unaccountability of tech companies. Resources https://www.stmarys-belfast.ac.uk/general/staff.asp?nq=1&mode=detail&staffid=55 http://smucb.academia.edu/BirgitSchippers Music by Just Jim – https://soundcloud.com/justjim If you enjoyed what…

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Chatter Episode 28 – Carrick Flynn on Legislating For Artificial Intelligence

Carrick Flynn from The Future of Humanity Institute was our guest on today’s show. The Future of Humanity Institute is run by Nick Bostrom and Carrick is involved in their work on AI (Artificial Intelligence) governance and policy-making. Essentially, that means he is attempting to propose frameworks through which we could safely produce…

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Russia, Bots, and Brexit

As Theresa May condemned Russian influence on both British and International politics via social media this week, we felt it was necessary to clarify what they have been accused of and what we know about alleged Russia activity on Twitter and Facebook in relation to the Brexit campaign, the most recent general election,…

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Chatter Episode 23 – Francesca Lake On Open Access Journals and The Future of Scientific Research

Francesca Lake of Future Science Group was the guest on today’s show. She is the editor of their biomedical open access journal and was keen to talk to us about Open Access week that is taking place around the world this week! Open Access is the idea that all scientific journals should be…

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