EntrepreneurshipJun 13, 2017
An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways

Apr 02, 2017

This is why autonomous vehicles will live or die on getting driver behavior right

Artificial intelligence and adaptability—not just automation—need to be key components in the design and functionality of autonomous vehicles

IndustryMar 31, 2017

This is the right time to start a career in AI

Have you ever thought of working in AI? If so, now is the right time to start

eCommerceMar 16, 2017

Twiggle releases API to extend AI capabilities to e-commerce sites

The Alibaba-backed Israeli startup is changing how you experience shopping online with innovative search that speaks your language

RoboticsMar 13, 2017

Reflecting on AI’s biggest challenges for society in 2017

Students of artificial intelligence are getting recruited like star athletes, but could a rush to get new technology on the field cause ethical lapses?

RoboticsJan 23, 2017

No, Google Translate did not invent its own language called ‘interlingua’

The system's 'neural network' is advanced, but its abilities are being exaggerated by observers

RoboticsJan 14, 2017
Conversica generates automatic emails using AI and NLP (screenshot)

Conversica’s automated email generator is so natural-sounding it’s getting recruitment offers

Conversica is extending its system — which analyzes language use, tone, and intent simultaneously — to other customer services and new industries

Women in techJan 06, 2017
Young woman with headset, Symbol: CallCenter, Service, etc. Photo credit: Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images Israel

‘Pink collar’ jobs are growing now, but could be hit hard by technology

Because of AI, the US could experience 6 percent job loss across the board by 2021 - and it's not looking good for women, either

HealthDec 24, 2016
Microsoft Director of Strategic Investments, Limor Lahiani, speaks at Geektime's Techfest in November 2016. Photo credit: Geektime

Microsoft’s innovation czar: we’re moving from ‘information age’ to ‘intelligence age’

Microsoft's director of strategic engagements shows off company's work applying NLP to genetics and other issues impacting humanity

EducationDec 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 01: U.S. President Barack Obama attends the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Ellipse in President's Park on December 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. Photo credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images Israel

White House advises against universal basic income to address automation killing jobs

While the White House recommends education and job training as key solutions for workers at-risk of automation, they do not support a universal basic income

ScienceNov 22, 2016
Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors

EventsNov 20, 2016
Team Walkme at Devfest 2016. Photo Credit: Geektime

Geektime’s first Devfest kicks off in Tel Aviv for Techfest 2016

Developers from across Israel and the world gathered this morning in Tel Aviv for the country’s first ever Devfest

RoboticsNov 15, 2016
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Elon Musk’s OpenAI and Microsoft partner on AI testing

Azure will be OpenAI's testing platform in machine learning