TechCrunch+ Roundup: AI Vertical, Crypto Losses Declining, Machine Learning Investor Survey

Image credits: matthewgamble27 / Getty Images According to Paris Heymann, partner at Index Ventures, the current wave of AI-powered products and services can be divided into three tiers: Foundation models AI infrastructure AI applications Some of these applications will be largely horizontal, he writes in TC+, but many AI applications will also be vertical or … Read more

Decoding Repetitive Negative Thoughts: Machine Learning Predicts Rumination Neuroscience News

Summary: A team of researchers has developed a predictive model for recognizing patterns of persistent negative thinking, or rumination, using machine learning. The researchers hypothesized that the variance in dynamic connectivity between some brain regions, such as the dorsal medial prefrontal cortex (dmPFC), could be associated with rumination. Brain activity was measured in the participants … Read more

‘Godfather of AI’ urges governments to stop machine takeovers

Computer scientist Geoffrey Hinton, known as the ‘Godfather of AI’, speaks at the Collision Tech Conference in Toronto, Canada TORONTO (CANADA): Geoffrey Hinton, one of the so-called godfathers of artificial intelligence (AI), on Wednesday urged governments to step in and make sure machines don’t take over society. Hinton made headlines in May when he announced … Read more