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ICO to Build Next Generation AI Raises $36 Million in 60 Seconds

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SingularityNET raised $36 mln in one minute, completely selling out of its native AGI tokens. While this is an enormous amount of money for an ICO to raise in an incredibly short period of time, it’s somewhat unsurprising considering demand. The company asserts that the issue was massively oversubscribed, with 20,000 people registered to participate, seeking to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nasdaq Plans to Introduce Bitcoin Futures

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Nasdaq Inc. is charging into the race to bring bitcoin to a greater swath of investors, as the digital currency’s price barreled beyond $11,000 on Wednesday. The New York-based exchange operator plans to introduce bitcoin futures next year, according to a person familiar with the matter, becoming the third major U.S. exchange to dive into the red-hot market for […]

An in-depth look at Google’s first Tensor Processing Unit (TPU)

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There’s a common thread that connects Google services such as Google Search, Street View, Google Photos and Google Translate: they all use Google’s Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU, to accelerate their neural network computations behind the scenes. Google announced the TPU last year and recently followed up with a detailed study of its performance and architecture. In short, […]