British consulting firm L.E.K. has released a recent research report stating that as unmanned technology and network scale greatly reduce costs, by 2040, drones may account for as much as 30 percent of same-day parcel deliveries.
This is the fourth Synced year-end compilation of “Artificial Intelligence Failures.” Our aim is not to shame nor downplay AI research, but to look at where and how it has gone awry with the hope that we can create better AI systems in the future.
South Korea’s SK Telecom plans to split up its ride-hailing department “T Map Mobility” by the end of this year, to create a service company with more than 200,000 drivers and 750,000 taxi users per month.
Chinese tech giant Baidu unveiled the latest version of conversational AI system DuerOS 6.0 and launched smart earbuds “XiaoduPods”, which fulfills more user needs including elderly care and smart hotel.
Fei-Fei Li, Stanford computer science professor and co-director of Stanford’s Human-Centered AI Institute (HAI), shared her thoughts on possible AI technologies that could help care for the seniors during the coronavirus pandemic
Thanks to AI technologies such as image recognition and machine learning, people can now save time, food and money in the kitchen while discovering creative and tasty recipes and even generating their own new and personalized flavours.
No matter whether we’re sharing our lives with beloved household pets or protecting wildlife in a remote location, wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could somehow lift the language barrier that has impeded interspecies communication for millennia?