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This week: China's Facial & Emotional Recognition Report (60 Min), Weaponization of AI, Nvidia pa
Issue #39  •  January 21  •  view online
Artificial Intelligence Weekly
Artificial Intelligence Weekly
Your essential reading list for all things AI.
This week: China’s Facial & Emotional Recognition Report (60 Min), Weaponization of AI, Nvidia partners with Mercedes on AI, Future of AI is less data and more. As usual, we report on the latest funding rounds in AI startups.
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ExxonMobil Robotics Pitch Competition ($60,000 + Pilot)

BBL Ventures has opened the first Reverse Robotics Pitch for ExxonMobil. Interested applicants are invited to enter the challenge by March 29th for the chance at an invitation to Houston to participate in the reverse pitch the week of April 17. The prize for the winning challengers is $60,000 and eligibility for a commercial pilot.
60 Minutes: Facial and emotional recognition; how one man is advancing artificial intelligence - CBS News

The Weaponization Of Artificial Intelligence

The Future of AI Will Be About Less Data, Not More

CES 2019: Nvidia partners with Mercedes on artificial intelligence | ZDNet

A neural network can learn to organize the world it sees into concepts—just like we do - MIT Technology Review

Funding
HyperScience, a leading edge machine learning company offering enterprise-grade solutions for automating office work at scale, announced a $30 million Series B funding round led by Stripes Group,
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You may not have heard of Opsani, but their launch of Optune at KubeCon this week is a big deal, and if you build software that runs in the cloud, you should be paying attention. At Zetta, we invest…
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retellix Closes $14 Million Series-A Funding for the Measurable Safety and Broad Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles
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AI startup Fractal Analytics has raised $200 million, and says revenue has increased by 40 percent for the past seven consecutive quarters.

MyGalileoApp Competition

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