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True AI will be the last invention of the human brain and once invented it will invent everything else

H+ Inc. – Decoding the Business Potential of Transhumanism

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Evolution is something that creeps up on you over millions of years. We know quite a lot about our own evolutionary lineage, starting from sahelanthropus nearly six million years ago. So far, nature has been dictating the human evolutionary process. But there is a high degree of chance that the future of human evolution may …

When Siri Goes to Med School: The Implications of AI for Bedside Manners

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Modern medicine has made some amazing strides in recent decades. But our modern healthcare system is a right old mess. We have issues regarding basic access, increasing costs, and of course, the political pinata that is universal coverage. Lost amidst all this din are smaller, yet still important aspects of healthcare like bedside manners for …

Virtual Assistants in 2019: Don’t Send an AI to Do a Human’s Job (Yet!)

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There are many areas where AI is being deployed with increasing success. Smart chatbots are arguably one of the biggest success stories in AI development in recent years. While other areas like medical diagnostics show a lot of potential for future development, modern chatbots are ready to interact effectively with humans right now. This has …

Why Netflix’s Maniac Is NOT the Future of AI & Mental Health

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By and large, TV shows tend to be formulaic and genre-driven. It is very rare to come across a series that breaks the mold so successfully that it simply defies genre classification. Thankfully, Netflix’s latest series is just that, straddling the genres of drama, Sci-Fi, black comedy, and more. Mental health is a central theme …

The Real Future of Chatbots Is Less About “Smarts” and More About “Feels”

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The AI behind chatbots and personal assistants like Siri and Alexa have come a long way in a matter of years. It’s scary how effective they have become at getting a lot of things done for us, be it checking the weather, booking tickets, finding stuff online, and more. But all these assistants and chatbots …

Five Evolutionary Trends That Will Change AI Deployment in 2019

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2018 held many positives for AI research and development, along with a few low points as well. More and more businesses are embracing AI to improve their processes, while the consumer market is also seeing a lot of AI-powered devices, especially in the domain of the IoT. While the concept of AI has garnered mainstream …