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The Wikipedia Competitor That’s Harnessing Blockchain for Epistemological Supremacy

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At the time of this writing, the opening sentence of Larry Sanger’s Everipedia entry is pretty close to his Wikipedia entry. It describes him as “an American Internet project developer … best known as co-founder of Wikipedia.” By the time you read this, however, it may well mention a new, more salient fact—that Sanger recently became the Chief […]

DeepMind’s AI became a superhuman chess player in a few hours, just for fun

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The end-game for Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind was never beating people at board games. It’s always been about creating something akin to a combustion engine for intelligence — a generic thinking machine that can be applied to a broad range of challenges. The company is still a long way off achieving this goal, but new […]

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3 Milestones in Artificial Intelligence Were Just Reached — and They Could Change Healthcare as We Know It

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a “tsunami” that’s coming to healthcare. That’s what Naveen Jain, CEO of Viome, a small company focused on applying AI to healthcare, told CNBC on Thursday. I suspect he’s right. The waves have already started picking up force. Three major milestones were reached related to the use of AI in healthcare in […]