From Beijing to Barcelona to Buenos Aires, startups like Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Swiggy, Zomato and Go-Jek are revolutionizing urban food delivery. In the first quarter of 2018, food delivery accounted for 13 percent of Uber trips worldwide, and that figure is increasing.
Word2vec is an open source tool developed by a group of Google researchers led by Tomas Mikolov in 2013. It describes several efficient ways to represent words as M-dimensional real vectors, also known as word embedding, which is of great importance in many natural language processing applications
In order to provide personalized ads, tech giants such as Google and Facebook are trying to abstract their users’ personality from their posts on social media. Hence, it is essential for social networking applications to predict personality from written text.
From May 14 to 18, the 30th International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2017) was held in Anchorage, AK, USA. Continuing the long tradition, the conference is organized by the International Neural Network Society (INNS), in cooperation with the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE-CIS).
At the 10th Google I/O, held May 17-19 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, Google took a different approach from unveiling exciting new products, by putting its focus on the convergence of existing products, aimed at providing a better user experience.
Personal computers and mobile devices are in their heyday. Researchers are swarming standalone AI, focusing on how to automate self-learning intelligent systems. The interfaces for wearables meanwhile are evolving from smart screens to gesture commands, like those often seen in AR and VR commercials.