Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2017 as of today
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neural networks

Rogue Artificial Intelligences can be concocted by fiddling with training data, scientists have found. A group of researchers from the New York University have discovered that manipulating the datasets used to train neural networks may result in  the creation of malicious AI systems. At the core of this issue, the researchers say, is the fact that a growing […]

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Update: On May 25, AlphaGo beat Ke Jie again in the second of two games. Things are looking bad for human Go players.  DeepMind’s AI AlphaGo has beaten the Chinese world champion Ke Jie in the strategic board game Go, winning the first of three planned games. The algorithm, which makes use of 12 layers of neural […]

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Apple has published its first scientific study on artificial intelligence, staying true to its recent promise to get more public about its AI research. The paper—titled Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training—  deals with machine vision and was published on the non-peer-reviewed academic platform arXiv on December 22. The six authors of the […]

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This time last summer, I was immersed in the world of life science and healthcare startups, and the term ‘precision medicine’ was on everyone’s mind, though not so much AI, machine learning, or deep learning. The meteoric rise of the CRISPR gene-editing technology, which allowed researchers to carry out complex genetic experiments at an unprecedented […]

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