AI is now better at detecting skin cancer than human doctors

“Modern medicine pushes forward thanks to the efforts of doctors and scientists who develop new tools, techniques, and methods for diagnosing and treating ailments, but what happens when the tools become smarter than the humans?” Mike Wehner reports for BGR. “A new algorithm for detecting skin cancers might provide the answer to that question, as […]

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Amazon Exec: Alexa and Siri SHOULD be able to talk to each other

“Alexa and Siri, rival voice assistants on Amazon’s Echo and Apple’s iPhone, don’t directly communicate with one another. But the Amazon executive in charge of Alexa and the Amazon Echo said he’d welcome the idea,” Edward C. Baig reports for USA Today. “‘You should be able to tell ‘Alexa, ask Siri X,” said David Limp, […]

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What Analysts are saying about A.I. at Apple

“What analysts are saying about artificial intelligence at Apple. [Here are] excerpts from the post-WWDC notes I’ve seen,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt writes for Apple 3.0. Neil Cybart, Above Avalon: I would go so far as to say the Siri watch face will turn the Apple Watch into a completely new kind of device. It’s all about […]

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Can your Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Siri be used AGAINST you in Court?

(WSB TV): Voice assistants like Siri, Google Home and Amazon Echo take convenience to a new level, but does that convenience come with a price? Channel 2 Consumer Advisor Clark Howard says the in-home technology could impact your privacy. The assistants work by listening for the “wake word.” For Echo, that word is “Alexa,” for Google […]

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