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AI leveling the personal finance playing field

This piece was first published in the 🤖Machine Learnings newsletter🤖 on May 28th, 2017.About 44 million Americans together owe over $ 1.4 trillion in student loan debt.The credit card debt is soon approaching 1 trillion dollars. Nearly 6…

Faster, more nimble drones on the horizon

There’s a limit to how fast autonomous vehicles can fly while safely avoiding obstacles. That’s because the cameras used on today’s drones can only process images so fast, frame by individual frame. Beyond roughly 30 miles per hour, a drone…

AI Insight: Are Left Turns Right for Self-Driving Cars?

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributorI was driving my car the other day and came to an intersection that allowed me to make a left turn, but there wasn’t protective pocket and nor was there a green…

What do AI and the steam engine have in common?

Q: “What else are you guys working on besides Machine Learnings?”A: JournalAwesome, not awesome.#Awesome“Inside a lab at the University of California, Berkeley, a robot has developed an exceptional knack for picking up awkward and unusual…

Shedding light on how humans walk, with robots

Learning how to walk is difficult for toddlers to master; it's even harder for adults who are recovering from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or other condition, requiring months of intensive, often frustrating physical therapy. With the…