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12/03/2018

Inside the Chinese lab that plans to rewire the world with AI

A new piece in MIT Technology Review explores the significant progress in AI technology being undertaken... Read More

12/03/2018

YouTube, the Great Radicalizer

University of North Carolina Professor Zeynep Tufekci has written an opinion piece in the New York Times,... Read More

09/03/2018

Driverless cars pose so many questions that demand rapid answers

A piece in the Times of London reports from this year's Mobile World Congress, whose attendees this... Read More

09/03/2018

How to Make A.I. That’s Good for People

In an opinion piece for the New York Times, Fei-Fei Li, a professor of computer science and director... Read More

08/03/2018

Most Americans See Artificial Intelligence as a Threat to Jobs (Just Not Theirs)

The New York Times reports new findings from survey research that suggests that Americans anticipate... Read More

08/03/2018

Googlers are furious about their AI being used with military drones

TheNextWeb reports on Google employees' unhappiness about the company's technology being used in analysis... Read More

07/03/2018

Mind-reading AI isn’t sci-fi anymore… and it’s just getting started

A piece in TheNextWeb digs into the new technology powering AI systems which can seem to "read people's... Read More

07/03/2018

The tyranny of algorithms is part of our lives: soon they could rate everything we do

In an opinion piece for the Guardian, John Harris reflects on the wider implications of China's "social... Read More

06/03/2018

Artificial intelligence could identify gang crimes—and ignite an ethical firestorm

A new piece in Science reports on the presentation of a new AI technology which attempts to automate... Read More

06/03/2018

The New Arms Race in AI

The Wall Street Journal reports on China's ongoing significant investments in AI in the context of warfare,... Read More

05/03/2018

Paul Allen to invest $125M for new ‘common sense AI’ project

GeekWire reports that the co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, has announced Project Alexandria, an initiative... Read More

05/03/2018

We Don’t Need Robots That Resemble Humans

In a featured post on Medium, philosophy professor Evan Selinger argues against the assumption that robots... Read More

02/03/2018

Germany joins list of countries that won’t use autonomous weapons

In what it describes as "good news for humanity", TheNextWeb reports that Germany has joined a growing... Read More

02/03/2018

The limits of explainability

In a compelling piece for Wired, the Director of MIT's Media Lab Joi Ito explores the limits of explainability... Read More

01/03/2018

AI will create new jobs but skills must shift, say tech giants

TechCrunch reports on comments by executives from firms like Google, IBM and Salesforce at the Mobile... Read More

01/03/2018

Researchers teach AI to explain itself

TheNextWeb reports on progress made by a team of international researchers to teach an AI system to justify... Read More

28/02/2018

DeepMind’s new project aims to prevent hospital deaths

A short piece by MIT Technology Review reports on plans by Alphabet's DeepMind to partner with the US... Read More

28/02/2018

Baidu’s voice cloning AI can swap genders and remove accents

TNW reports that Chinese tech giant Baidu has revealed the major strides it has made in "cloning" an... Read More

27/02/2018

Steve Wozniak used to agree with Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking on A.I. — but now he doesn’t

CNBC reports that in an appearance at the Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm, Apple co-founder Steve... Read More

27/02/2018

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

Mashable reports on a new study which saw an AI system beat out top lawyers in a contest to interpret... Read More