Another Google AI boffin quits  
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Artificially the most intelligent thing to do 

Google research manager Samy Bengio has quit the search engine outfit over the firings of his colleagues who questioned paper review and diversity practices.

AI creates another Nirvana song
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Just makes you want to shoot yourself

On the 27th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death an AI is attempting to fill the musical gap he made by putting a shotgun to his head.

Stop calling it AI says AI expert
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It is just pattern learning at the moment

A top AI boffin has had a gutsful of people calling everything AI when the technology is nowhere near being intelligence yet.

Microsoft scores $21.88 billion AI headset contract
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Making augmented reality headsets for the US army

Software king of the world Microsoft has won a contract to sell the US Army augmented reality headsets based on its HoloLens product and backed by Azure cloud computing services.

Xilinx launches new Artix and Zynq targeting smart and high-performance edge endpoints
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New Artix and Zynq UltraScale+ families

We are living in times of massive explosion of the necessity for smart edge computing endpoints. Miniaturization of the endpoint and the need for higher performance at lower power drive next-generation computing devices that require a dramatically smaller form factor. Xilinx has just announced the new Artix, and Zynq UltraScale+ families address the need for smaller form factor enabling lower power hardware programmability and high performance.