Thursday, August 22, 2019
An aquatic soft robot, inspired by a lionfish and designed by James Pikul, former postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Rob Shepherd. Photo by: Cornell.edu.
For the longest time, robots have been essential, even as developers tried to make them more human in the way they operate. Fast forward researchers at Cornell University have demystified this thought by going a notch higher and coming up with a robotic fish that tries to mimic how spiders initiate movements. Robotic Fish
Artificial Intelligence adoption could inch a notch higher following the passing of new global standards by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The passing of the new standards comes at a time of growing calls for AI-powered systems to be robust and safe as well as fair and trustworthy. A study by...
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are arguably the most significant innovations taking the 21stcentury by storm. Differentiating between the three terminologies is no easy feat, which explains why they are often used interchangeably. What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial intelligence is the art of trying to integrate human intelligence...
Sophia, Hanson Robotics Ltd. being interviewed at AI for GOOD Global Summit, ITU, Geneva, Switzerland, 7 - 9 June, 2017. Photo by: ITU/R.Farrell.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been in development for a long time and the technology is growing relevance and ability to turn whole industries upside down. The AI global market is growing rapidly where it is expected to hit $60 billion by 2025. Considering that the market was only $1.4 billion in 2016, the potential is enormous. This...
Automation in the automotive industry. Photo by: KUKA Systems GmbH.
Since the turn of the 21st Century, technological innovation has been moving at breakneck speed. Artificial intelligence and its applications in all manner of industries are proving to be the most revolutionary so far. This article focuses on the artificial intelligence outlook and with a particular interest in what the future holds in terms of benefits and...
The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Photo by: Biswarup Ganguly.
NEW DELHI, India (ViaNews) – India is slowly becoming a hub for artificial intelligence given the massive investments targeting the revolutionary technology. The country already ranks third in the world when it comes to research publication touching on AI. India AI Research Publications However, a lack of sufficient AI talent threatens...
Sophia, Hanson Robotics Ltd. speaking at the AI for GOOD Global Summit, ITU, Geneva, Switzerland, 7 - 9 June 2017. Photo by: ITU/R.Farrell.
China is, slowly but surely, winning the war of global leadership when it comes to artificial intelligence and machine learning development. While the U.S leads the park on AI research papers published, Beijing boasts of the most amount of value and market capitalization created. Immediate data from PriceWaterhouseCoopers indicates that the global GDP will...
Jean-Francois Gagné, CEO at Element AI, an artificial intelligence software company. Photo by: Via News.
Artificial intelligence integration is gaining momentum as businesses look to gain a competitive edge against their rivals. Data by Gartner Inc. indicates that the number of businesses implementing AI-powered technologies has grown by over 270% over the past four years. AI Implementation The jump in AI utilization has to do with...
Jean-Francois Gagné, CEO at Element AI, an artificial intelligence software company. Photo by: Via News.
Emerging technology is a word very much thrown around these days. It is especially as most of the business sector look to not only cut their expenditure but also to improve the quality of their offering. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a leading emerging technology whose significance is growing by the day. A lot of companies are evaluating...
From left to right: Nicolas Klein (networking) and Lucas Roitman (Designer & Visionary) at Adia Robotics. Photo by: Via News Agency.
LISBON (ViaNews) - Right at the heart of the Web Summit, we met with Lucas Roitman and Nicolas Klein, Designer & Visionary and Networking leaders respectively, for Adia Robotics. Adia Robotics is a UK-based startup on its way to disrupt the drone industry. They are on a mission to make drones "smarter", using artificial intelligence, fly-over-the-Internet capabilities, autonomous flight abilities,...
Anthony Zador interview at the Web Summit.
MADRID (ViaNews) - Anthony Zador is Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Biology at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, wherein 1953, Watson made the first public presentation of DNA's double-helix structure. Mr. Zador went to this year’s edition of the Web Summit to talk about “Using Artificial Intelligence for good”. He believes AI is "going to be eliminating tens...

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Autonomous Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan undergoing testing in Los Altos, California. Photo by: Dllu.

AI in The Automotive Industry

As the world becomes digital, artificial intelligence is no longer something in the distant future. It's a technology present in our daily...

Interview

Ozum Ilter Demirci, Turkish entrepreneur. Photo by: Ozum Ilter Demirci.

“Meet as Many People as Possible,” says Turkish Entrepreneur

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Europe

Web Summit opening ceremony. From left to right: Fernando Medina, (Lisbon Mayor), Paddy Cosgrave (Web Summit founder), and Antonio Costa (Portuguese Prime-Minister). Photo by: ViaNews.

“500 Years Later, Lisbon is Once Again the Capital of the World”: said the...

LISBON (ViaNews) - The Portuguese Prime-Minister, António Costa, and Lisbon Mayor, Fernando Medina, said at the opening ceremony of the Web Summit technology summit that the Portuguese capital is once again the "capital of...
Pro-EU march in London on March 25, 2017 to mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome. Photo by: Ilovetheeu.

Brexit: It’s Not All Doom and Gloom

London (ViaNews) - “Brexit”, the word induces fear, confusion and apprehension. It’s obviously not an ideal situation, but it’s a situation Britain is in nonetheless. Britain has to deal with it and devise an...
Dixie Gang is a Portuguese band witha a passion for the traditional New Orleans Jazz (also known as Dixieland). Photo by: (Courtesy) Dixie Gang band.

Portugal: Concert With Ten Doctor Bands to Help a Nonprofit Organization

Lisbon (ViaNews) - This is the first edition of the Doc's Medley, a solidarity music event to take place in the auditorium of FMDUL (School of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon), on October 27,...

Business

QnA Summit panel discussion. Photo by: QnA Summit.

The Conference Helping You Create (And Sustain) a Business

Starting one’s own business is a dream held by many but successfully attained by few. It is certainly enticing for those feeling stuck in a job that is, to say the least,...
Lecture by Carlos Ghosn (X 1974), Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance at the Ecole Polytechnique

Turmoil in the Automaker Industry

The world woke up today to the news that chairman and chief executive officer of the alliance between Renault SA, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, has been arrested at Tokyo,...
Eurico Brilhante Dias interview about investing in Portugal at the Web Summit. Photo by: ViaNews.

Why Invest in Portugal: Secretary of State for Internationalization Explains

LISBON (ViaNews) - We met with Portugal's Secretary of State for Internationalization, Eurico Brilhante Dias, for an interview at Web Summit, the largest technology event in Europe. Eurico Brilhante Dias holds a Ph.D. in Business...