Thursday April 09, 2015

IBM Testing AI Software That Mimics The Human Brain

IBM has one hundred people working on this? That's twice the manpower Skynet had, and we all know what happened there. wink

IBM has recently started testing Numenta's algorithms for practical tasks, such as analyzing satellite imagery of crops and spotting early signs of malfunctioning field machinery. Numenta's technology caught IBM's eye, because it works more similarly to the human brain than other AI software. The 100-person IBM team that's testing the algorithms is led by veteran researcher Winfried Wilcke, who had great things to say about the technology during a conference talk back in February.

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