Big Pharma and Biotech are Betting Big on AI to Speed Drug Discovery – AI Trends

Developing new medicines isn’t for the faint of heart. On average, it takes about a decade of research — and an expenditure of $2.6 billion — to shepherd an experimental drug from lab to market. And because of concerns over safety and effectiveness, only about 5…

How AI Can Identify New Malware as Readily as it Recognizes Cats – AI Trends

From ransomware to botnets, malware takes seemingly endless forms, and it’s forever proliferating. Try as we might, the humans who would defend our computers from it are drowning in the onslaught, so they are turning to AI for help. There’s just one problem: machine-learning tools…

Andrew Ng – The State of Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Ng shares what it takes to create an “AI-first company.” Andrew Ng is the former chief scientist at Baidu, where he led the company’s Artificial Intelligence Group. He is an adjunct professor at Stanford University. November 7, 2017