Artificial Intelligence

Free ways to learn about artificial intelligence and machine learning
July 15th, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Lists
In the lead up to my own talk on artificial intelligence at Web Directions Code, I thought I'd put together a list of resources for others looking to learn the basics of this ever expanding area in emerging tech.
Lessons from giving Melissa, a virtual assistant, its own UI interface
July 1st, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
Tanay Pant has done some great work making a virtual assistant that is open for others to learn from and use. Melissa has been improving, recently gaining its own UI which brings it out from the command line! I spoke with Tanay about the UI process.
Getting started with image recognition and artificial intelligence today with Clarifai’s Matt Zeiler
March 15th, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
Clarifai provides a fantastic service that developers can use to bring image recognition into their apps. Matt Zeiler, CEO and founder of Clarifai, spoke with me about their service and explained the concepts of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and neural networks.
The path to strong AI — could a biological approach be the answer?
February 23rd, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
Building truly strong AI is an incredibly fascinating area. Companies like Numenta are working to understand the neocortex of the human mind to achieve great strides in AI. Matt Taylor from Numenta will be speaking at AI with the Best on their work with strong AI that follows principles learnt from neuroscience, here are some of his insights.
This guy made his own open-source Jarvis-like virtual assistant
January 18th, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
Tanay Pant, our top Dev Diner Emerging Tech Inspiration for the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence in 2016, has put together his own virtual assistant called Melissa and open-sourced it for others to learn from! Here's his story.
Thank you to our IoT and AI inspirations of 2016
January 4th, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things
We had a pretty good 2016 in emerging tech! There were plenty of people in the industry who inspired the community to new heights. Dev Diner readers nominated their unsung heroes who they are incredibly grateful for — here are their heroes from the IoT and AI areas of emerging tech.