What does it take to make the machine understand its environment while moving around (or flying)? How to teach a drone to race on its own safely in unfriendly environment? During this talk, you participate in all the stages of this exciting adventure from the first lines of code, through algorithmic struggles up to complete […]

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Google’s AlphaGo is an extraordinary breakthrough for Artificial Intelligence. The game of 19×19 Go has 1.74×10^172 unique positions and is about a ‘googol’ times harder to calculate than chess. Experts thought it would take at least another decade before AI would be able to beat the best human players. So how did Google tackle this […]

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At a time where everyone is worried about the technological singularity, the advent of machines, and the takeover of the world by the connected fridges… a complete field of computer science struggles and resists with all its forces to prevent the end of the world. This field, that absolutely needs to avoid the perfect AI […]

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Self driving cars are becoming increasingly common. But what does it take to build a self-driving car? At Devoxx Belgium 2016, Bert Jan Schrijver shared his experiences in converting a small remote controlled car into an autonomous driving vehicle. We asked what inspired him, what technologies he used and what is next on his list.

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23 Sep

You know when a problem has you stuck, you Google’d it, checked Stack Overflow and still can’t find what you need? Earlier this year Voxxed connected with IBM, asking if Watson could help find technical answers differently. We wanted to look at Cognitive Search, hook it up to a library of videos and articles we’ve […]

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Around a year ago Voxxed co-founders Stephan Janssen and Mark Hazell were chatting and three central themes repeatedly arose in their conversation. Can we help developers solve problems more easily? Is the video and written content we have easy enough to discover, and are people making the most of it? Can we do something fun […]

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London’s Silicon Roundabout is abuzz today with the announcement Microsoft is set to acquire smart keyboard startup SwiftKey for $250m.  The San Francisco OS convert has pledged that it will continue to develop SwiftKey’s iOS and Android apps and research avenues for integration with its core technology across its range of products and services. First […]

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IBM Distinguished Engineer Ruth Willenborg chats about her work in the company’s developer ecosystem. In this interview, we discuss the development of the ground-breaking Watson project (which you may have seen taking part in an epic game of Jeopardy). We chat about what the technology is capable in 2015 based on the APIs IBM has […]

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Appearing originally on the Typesafe blog, this article covers two emerging (and somewhat frightening) machine learning technologies for the JVM – Deeplearning4J and BIDData. The explosive interest in building and deploying message-driven, elastic, resilient and responsive Reactive applications in enterprises continues to drive the need for real-time data streaming and instant decision-making. We see tools […]

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Take a look at Google Trends, and you’ll see a steep spike in interest in sentiment analysis in recent years, buoyed by the explosion of social media and blogging. Without a doubt, if you’ve looked into IBM’s Watson, you’ll have seen the term crop up among its many projects – but there are a number […]

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