June 20, 2017 / by Dan / news / TAGS: AI, ML

NY Times expands comments with Google's AI

The NY Times says it is going to expand the availability of online comments from 10 percent of articles to 80 percent by the end of the year, without adding more moderators to its staff.

How are they going to do this? With a machine-learning algorithm, of course.

The Times today is rolling out a new structure of comment moderation using software from Google called Perspective...

Read more

May 28, 2017 / by Dan / news / TAGS: AI, ML, medicine

Machine Learning predicting heart attacks

Between 15 and 20 million people die every year from heart attacks and related illnesses worldwide, but now, artificial intelligence could help reduce that number with better predictive abilities. Doctors are not clairvoyant, but it looks like technology is getting awfully close. Thanks to a team of researchers at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, we could be closer than ev...

Read more