Archive for July, 2010

IBM: Mapping the human brain

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Dharmendra Modha is manager of cognitive computing at IBM Research Almaden. He also heads the project SyNAPSE, Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics. The aim of SyNAPSE is to build brain-like computers.

Dharmendra Modha has published a paper detailing the latest achievement: mapping a monkey’s brain. Watch the video in which Modha explains SyNAPSE or read his blog.

AI enters the home and workplace and even Wallstreet

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

In last weeks post we discussed how AI can help make our lives easier (AI enters the home and workplace) – and not only there. Now a investment banking is looking into it too: Rebellion Research, a hedge fund in New York are using AI to make investment decisions. Watch the video below are read the WSJ article

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Kopp Solutions to lead ai-one’s SME solutions for Europe

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

ai-one inc. has signed Martin Kopp and his firm Kopp Solutions GmbH as subject matter experts for project management, business development and sales support for enterprise accounts.

To view the entire press release please click here: PR_Kopp July 19 2010

AI enters the home and workplace

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

AI applications are entering the home and workplace and making our lives easier today. Not only Siri, with which you can have a conversation, is helpful, but the auto maker Ford is building artificial intelligence into its interior design. Read more on how AI is helping us in our every day lives (forbes.com).

How what you touch influences what you think

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Research in cognition shows how entangled the body and brain are. So is it matter over mind? It seems so according to a new study. The study shows shows that objects you touch may influence the way you think and behave.

So, if you want to negotiate a tough deal, make sure you are sitting on a hard chair – or are you searching for a job? Take not: Resumes printed on heavy paper stock are likely considered more seriously than those on lightweight sheets. Read more about how touch influences what you think (abc.net.au)

Walter Diggelmann, CEO of ai-one inc spoke at SemTech 2010

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Walter Digglemann presented at the SemTech 2010 partner projects CENDOO, Brainup and ASTIS™. You can download the slides of the presentation here.

“Computer, analyze the atmosphere of this planet..”

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

We have all seen the Star Trek Science Fiction series where the crew talks and interacts with the computer in natural language. This is not so far away anymore, as in the recent years, rapid progress has been made in machines that can listen, speak, see, reason and learn, in their way. This will transform how we interact with machines, we already talk to our cars to do things like play music or talk to our cellphones to place a call instead of typing. Read more about the advances in AI in “Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back” (nytimes.com).