The past years in the Fall San Francisco was the scene of Dreamforce, with 170,000 attendees the largest IT event in the world. Artificial Intelligence, under the name Einstein, is becoming increasingly important within the Salesforce portfolio. An important development of Einstein at Dreamforce was the offering of deep voice interaction with artificial intelligence. Carola Verschoor of Royal HaskoningDHV called this in a report by professional title Executive People at the time “ talking to data. The video above is a conversation Marco van der Hoeven had with Allison Witherspoon about the development of Einstein last year.
Bots & Brains
A fish school is a striking demonstration of synchronicity. Yet centuries of study have left a basic question unanswered: do fish save energy by swimming in schools? Now, scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior (MPI-AB), the University of Konstanz, and Peking University have provided an answer that has long been suspected but never conclusively supported by experiments: yes.
In a new international cross disciplinary study, researchers have used artificial intelligence to analyse large amounts of historical photos from WW2. Among other things, the study shows that artificial intelligence can recognise the identity of photographers based on the content of photos taken by them.