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“AI is a murky enough term that we exercise agency in how we choose to define it.”
“As a place with a long history of working with artificial neural networks, Canada has the home-team advantage and is pressing it to the fullest, pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into the sector and relaxing immigration rules to attract the best engineers,” says entrepreneur and tech investor Salim Teja.
Skyline AI uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify investment opportunities in the real estate market.
Clari raises $35M for its AI-based sales platform, expands into marketing and supply chain management (TECHCRUNCH)
The round was led by Tenaya Capital, with participation from other new investors Thomvest Ventures and Blue Cloud Ventures, and previous investors Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, and Northgate Capital.
The history of the AI that will be foundational to our lives is being written right now—and we need to ensure it’s a human, humane story.
Mythic snags $40 million to advance AI chips (VENTUREBEAT)
Mythic, which has developed technology that performs machine learning inference calculations using analog electrical signals and flash memory, raised the funds from Softbank Ventures.
Vision Critical acquires Aida to integrate AI applications into customer intelligence platform (BETAKIT)
The entire Aida data science team will join Vision Critical.
“Apple developers need a way to quickly and easily build these apps and leverage the cloud where it’s delivered. [The partnership] lets developers take advantage of the Core ML integration,” said Mahmoud Naghshineh, general manager for IBM Partnerships and Alliances explained.
The service is available through Watson Studio, and is aimed at helping developers run hundreds of deep learning training models at the same time while building out their neural networks.
This AI trained on legalese acts like a personal translator of confusing, opaque privacy statements.
Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon (TECHCRUNCH)
Rainforest Connection, a project that uses solar-powered second-hand phones as listening stations that could alert authorities to sounds of illegal logging, says applying machine learning has supercharged its network’s capabilities.