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Alibaba's FashionAI system received its first big wave of customers on Saturday during Singles’ Day, a Chinese shopping festival held on November 11 each year. This year’s event set a record, with a staggering $25 billion worth of goods sold. And the company hopes the technology it rolled out could help it reinvent retail using AI.
“It’s not a god in the sense that it makes lightning or causes hurricanes. But if there is something a billion times smarter than the smartest human, what else are you going to call it?” Anthony Levandowski is creating the first artificial intelligence church. And he swears it's not a prank.
Algorithmia started out as a marketplace for — can you guess it? — algorithms. Many of these algorithms focused on machine learning. Today, with the boom in ML/AI, that’s obviously a big draw and Algorithmia is now taking its next step in this direction with the launch of a service that helps data scientists manage, deploy, and share their ML models.
Google’s recent preview release of TensorFlow Lite signifies an exciting shift in the field of AI. The company’s dedication to developing AI capable of running algorithms on a mobile device — without connecting to the cloud — is laying the groundwork for the artificial intelligence of things (AIoT) of the future.