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New AI tools could help customer service reps get to your complaints faster

If you’re a customer service rep sick of dealing with an endless inbox of complaints to sift through, you might finally have some relief on deck. The complaints will still likely be endless, but Salesforce is rolling out some new AI tools for its third-party developers to help make its customer relationship management (CRM) platform even smarter and identify PR fires to put out before they have the chance to start.   The new tools, which harness Salesforce’s in-house AI, Einstein, will give developers the ability to add features like…

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Facebook deletes 66,000 hate speech posts reported by users per week

Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech. The social network disclosed this information on 27 June as part of a series of statements intended to detail its action plan on how it deals with controversial topics like fake news. “We are opposed to hate speech in all its forms, and don’t allow it on our platform,” said Richard Allen, Vice President of Public Policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in…

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Artist ironically uses AI to make portraits of people with jobs likely displaced by AI

The Most Famous Artist is all about reverse-engineering art to find what works on social media. In his latest project, he’s using artificial intelligence to create like-able and sell-able work that also comments on AI’s potential to kill jobs and industries. SEE ALSO: Bright pink houses attract crowds looking for the perfect selfie, and the neighbors are pissed Earlier this month the artist, known as Matty Mo, painted three soon-to-be demolished houses in Los Angeles bright pink. They became a hit for photoshoots and selfies, or in Mo’s parlance, an…

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Wimbledon serves up a new take on journalism in the age of AI

The Wimbledon Tournament is 150 years old. It is as quintessentially English as strawberries and cream, Hugh Grant, and Queen Elizabeth. But that’s not to say that it’s stuck in the past — thanks to a partnership with IBM, Wimbledon is using Watson to automate key parts of the iconic tennis event. One area where this is most apparent is in the editorial side of the iconic tennis tournament. Previously, the task of creating highlight packages and annotating photographs would be the responsibility of a human. But this year round,…

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IBM will use artificial intelligence to produce Wimbledon highlight packages

IBM has detailed its plans to use artificial intelligence to give tennis fans better access to a broader selection of highlights at this years edition of The Championships at Wimbledon. The post IBM will use artificial intelligence to produce Wimbledon highlight packages appeared first on Digital Trends. Digital Trends – Read Full Article

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Fake news is your fault, this startup is trying to help

One of the horrible gifts that the year 2016 brought us was the rise of fake news, and we’re still dealing with the consequences (cough Trump cough). Fortunately, people all around the world are looking for ways to squash the effectiveness of misinformation. TNW spoke to Dhruv Ghulati, CEO of Factmata, a London-based startup working on developing a new automated fact-checking tool. Who should fix the problem? The first thing that needs to be established is who’s responsible for fake news. Some people like to blame social media and their lack…

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Volvo and Autoliv to team up with Nvidia to develop self-driving software for cars

Volvo Cars and Swedish car safety supplier Autoliv have signed a deal with U.S. firm Nvidia Corp, best known for its graphics technology in computer games, to develop software systems for self-driving cars. A joint venture between Volvo, owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holdings, and Autoliv will work with NVIDIA to develop systems that use artificial intelligence to recognize objects around vehicles, anticipate threats and navigate safely. The venture set up last year, called Zenuity, will provide Volvo Cars with self-driving software which Autoliv will also be able to sell…

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Why algorithms will be at the core of our AI-powered future, and why you should care

For the second year in a row, We Are Social had the privilege of presenting at Vivid Sydney this year. Already one of the world’s leading festivals, Vivid is a bit like SXSW: an amalgam of inspiring people, creative work, and fresh ideas across a variety of themes and topics. For our 2017 keynote, I joined forces with We Are Social’s Sydney MD, Suzie Shaw, to explore the impact that algorithms and machine learning are having on every aspect of our lives, and what that means for marketing. You’ll find our…

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From predicting quakes to supercharging farming, how AI could save the world

Without some drastic and immediate changes, humans will usher in a dystopian future. But we may also be able to solve these problems — or at least minimize their negative impacts — with the help of AI. The post From predicting quakes to supercharging farming, how AI could save the world appeared first on Digital Trends. Digital Trends – Read Full Article

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Google’s experimental Sketch-RNN AI can finish your doodles for you, if you let it

Google Brain, the research side of Google, which had come up with Sketch-RNN, a software that uses a neural network to draw and create images, has added another feather to its hat. Now, the software will autocomplete the image by taking inputs from the user’s previous methods of drawing. Sketch-RNN was first released on 13 April. Initially, Sketch-RNN was used on other AI experiments like Quick Draw! This AI experiment used to give text prompt while creating an image. For instance, if the user wanted to make a cat, the software would give…

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