IJCAI 2017: Tencent X Synced Young Scholar Tech Night and Reception in Melbourne

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2017 will be held in Melbourne, Australia from August 19 to August 25, summoning top researchers from around the world. During this year’s conference, Synced will co-host with a tech night reception for members from Tencent’s core team and scholars to share insights on the burgeoning technology of […]

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UNICEF Uses AI to Help Underprivileged Children

Christopher Fabian – the co-founder of UNICEF’s Innovation Fund – is using artificial intelligence to help underprivileged children in the bottom quintile of the world’s population. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has 12,000 employees in 190 countries. Support comes via government and corporate funding and private charitable donations. The gigantic, 71 year-old organization has […]

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Applying Data Science to Robotics

Author: Ammar A. Raja Source: http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/how-data-science-apply-to-robotics 1. SHORT BIO OF THE AUTHOR Dr. Ammar A. Raja is an assistant professor at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. He received his PhD degree in Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2012. Apart from conducting research in data analytics, he also […]

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Jürgen Schmidhuber: True Artificial Intelligence Will Change Everything

From May 27-28, Synced, a world-leading AI information and service platform, hosted the first Global Machine Intelligence Summit (GMIS). Professionals from all over the world gathered in Beijing to present their insights into the AI industry. Spanning two days, the conference was jam packed with events, including 32 presentations by 47 expert presenters, five breakout […]

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Global AI Hackathon in Toronto

On June 23-24, the first Global Artificial Intelligence Hackathon took place in Toronto at University of Toronto, alongside 14 other cities in the world. Close to 200 contestants, forming 20+ teams, set out to compete on three grand challenges: Microsoft’s future of work global challenge, fake news detection global challenge, and a local emotion detection […]

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2017 1000 Plan Startup Contest – Silicon Valley Regional Competition

1000 Plan Startup Contest is going to hit Silicon Valley on June 10. As one of the most influential US-China startup events of the year, the 1000 Plan Startup Contest Silicon Valley Regional Competition will gather top-notch startups and renowned U.S.-China investors in defining the most trending technological innovations in the area. Backed by Oriza […]

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RE·WORK: Deep Learning in Retail Summit (London, UK)

Background: RE•WORK is one of the top global Machine Intelligence industry conference/summit organizers. The aim of Rework: Combining entrepreneurship, technology & science to re-work the future. Time: 6.1-6.2 2017 Location: ETC Venues 155 Bishopsgate Liverpool St London EC2M 3YD Introduction for this Rework conference: In general, Rework summit will invite extraordinary speakers to discover advances […]

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1 Day Countdown: Industry Spotlights on Global Machine Intelligence Summit 2017

In our last Global Machine Intelligence Summit 2017 preview, we introduced the technical sessions, delving into the current research topics of Jürgen Schmidhuber, Stuart Russell, Gary Marcus, Martin Müller and other speakers. Now, with just one day remaining before the GMIS 2017 kicks off in Beijing, we’ll survey the industry applications of AI technologies. GMIS 2017 […]

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AlphaGo: The Ultimate Go Master

For more than 2,500 years, humans have been playing and studying the incredibly complex game of Go. In a matter of months, AI learned how to do it better. At “The Future of Go Summit” in Wuzhen, China, Google’s Go-playing machine AlphaGo topped the world’s No.1 human player, Ke Jie (柯洁), winning the first two […]

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3 Day Count Down: GMIS 2017 Warms Up With Debate at Pre-Event in San Francisco

“There is going to be a revolution that’s 100 times the size of the mobile revolution,” claimed Saman Farid from Comet Labs, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm and research lab dedicated to AI. Sitting amidst a group of industry and academic peers and facing a crowd of over 50 guests seated snugly in the […]

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