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  • Huawei has a way to test for Covid-19 in just 2 minutes, and hospitals are showing interest

    Huawei has a way to test for Covid-19 in just 2 minutes, and hospitals are showing interest

    During this pandemic, it is important for us to stay home and keep ourselves clean and hygienic at all times. However, if you fell sick and start showing symptons of Covid-19, you need to quarantine yourself and make a call to the helpline immediately. Getting tested for the virus is a process that doesn’t require too long time to get the result, but it looks like Huawei has a way to get the process done in just two minutes with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).

  • How to get ready for the Age of AI? What do you need to stay successful?

    How to get ready for the Age of AI? What do you need to stay successful?

    The robots versus humans debacle is an age-old go to for most of the science fiction premises we see today. From the Terminator franchise to Black Mirror, we have seen many portrayals of how Artificial Intelligence or AI could revolutionize the world we live in. As technology advances at breakneck speed, we are on the brink of becoming a society that is wholly dependent on AI. The question is, are we ready for that?  

    We sat down for an insightful discussion with the one and only Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE, FRS, FREng of University of Southampton who is a known authority on Artificial Intelligence. Check out our interview with her below on how to get ready for the Age of AI (Spoiler: no homicidal robots or future dystopias involved):

  • Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet wants AI to be regulated by governments

    Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet wants AI to be regulated by governments

    The developments from Google and Alphabet in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are getting more and more advanced nowadays. It is undeniable the AI projects from the companies have provided many benefits to society, no matter if it's for normal consumer use or professional use. However, the companies’ CEO Sundar Pichai is worried about the technology would be misused in certain aspects, so he wants to bring stronger regulations for the use of AI by working with governments.

  • Warner Bros is letting AI decide what movies it's going to produce

    Warner Bros is letting AI decide what movies it's going to produce

    These days, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is doing a lot of work. From excelling in video games to detecting cancers, there is almost nothing the technology can’t do. Now, Warner Bros. Pictures has decided to let AI choose what movies we get to watch as well. The film production company is working with an AI company named Cinelytic to predict what films it’s going to make.

  • AI is now able to detect breast cancer better than radiologists

    AI is now able to detect breast cancer better than radiologists

    Google’s DeepMind is not only trained to beat humans in various computer games like what we’ve heard earlier. It turns out the Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be a great contribution to the healthcare industry too. Recently, the AI has ‘beaten’ the doctors by spotting breast cancer more accurately.

  • AI Dungeon 2 wants to take you on an AI-generated text adventure

    AI Dungeon 2 wants to take you on an AI-generated text adventure

    Artificial intelligence in games has become a thing in some circles, with the vaunted AlphaGo even beating a professional Go player in the strategy board game. Now, AI is being made to help you enjoy fantasy text adventures too! We're talking about the OpenAI-based AI Dungeon 2.

  • Your next McDonald’s Drive-Thru order could be with a voice-based AI

    Your next McDonald’s Drive-Thru order could be with a voice-based AI

    McDonald’s recently acquired Apprente, a startup that makes voice-based AI (Artificial Intelligence) conversational systems, perhaps so that an AI would be able to take your order the next time you go through their Drive-Thru. Currently, McDonald’s Drive-Thrus are done via real live people taking your order, but it seems completely possible if we already have Facebook Chat bots in operation.

  • Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia visits Huawei in China

    Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia visits Huawei in China

    So recently, YB Dr. Maszlee Malik, the Minister of Education of Malaysia, and Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail visited China but to different states. YB Dr. Maszlee Malik was in Shenzhen for the closing ceremony of Huawei’s Seeds for the Future, whereas Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail visited Huawei's Beijing Research Center.