Amazon’s DeepLens AI learning camera is now on sale for $250

Amazon is now shipping the $ 250 DeepLens camera it unveiled in November to help developers create AI image recognition apps and models. Though it looks pretty underwhelming, there’s a fair amount of power in the smallish body. The camera can shoot 1080p (4-megapixel) video, and the mini-computer below packs 8GB of RAM and an […]

Researchers use machine learning to quickly detect video face swaps

We all know that AI can be used to swap faces in photos and videos. People have, of course, taken advantage of this tool for some disturbing uses, including face-swapping people into pornographic videos — the ultimate revenge porn. But if AI can be used to face swap, can’t it also be used to detect […]

Man in charge of half the internet, who can never be fired from his job, says he is learning from his mistakes

Justin Sullivan / Getty Mark Zuckerberg has taken responsibility for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg makes mistakes, like everyone else. But a mistake on Facebook has global consequences.  He can never be fired from Facebook due to the way his stock holdings control the company. Zuckerberg thus has a massive amount of power (he even […]

Trump’s enemies are adapting to his media playbook and learning to fight fire with fire

AP via CBS President Donald Trump’s enemies are borrowing from his playbook to fight back against him. With suggestive statements, cryptic tweets, provocative lawsuits and must-see television interviews, Trump’s adversaries are using some of his own tactics to grab From adult film star Stormy Daniels to former FBI Director James Comey, each has become a […]

7 examples of how AI and machine learning are changing the arts

GUEST: Data, artificial intelligence, machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL): These make up the zeitgeist of our current times. We read these words constantly. We also hear they will leave no area or industry untouched. But what about the arts? How have they influenced or aided highly creative areas? Let’s take a look at […]

Kixeye raises $20 million to bring machine learning to game marketing

Kixeye has raised $ 20 million in funding to apply machine learning to the marketing, monetization, and retention for its mobile games. San Francisco-based Kixeye made its name on Facebook and mobile with games like Backyard Monsters, War Commander, and Battle Pirates. Now it is working on mobile games, and it is building an in-house […]