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09/02/2018

AI is helping refugees to find more than just a place to live

The World Economic Forum reports on AI research that could allow countries to better integrate migrants... Read More

08/02/2018

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Fix Tech's Diversity Problem?

An article in Forbes asks whether AI can help fix technology's diversity problem. The piece focuses on... Read More

08/02/2018

Chinese police are wearing sunglasses that can recognize faces

Quartz reports that Chinese police are using state-of-the-art facial-recognition glasses to recognise... Read More

07/02/2018

China’s plan to use artificial intelligence to boost the thinking skills of nuclear submarine commanders

The South China Morning Post reports on China's plans to use artificial intelligence to boost the abilities... Read More

07/02/2018

More efficient machine learning could upend the AI paradigm

An article in MIT Technology Review covers forthcoming technology which will which allow neural networks... Read More

06/02/2018

Why we are in danger of overestimating AI

In an opinion piece for the Financial Times, Richard Waters suggests that we are in danger of overestimating... Read More

06/02/2018

China vs America: Who is winning the big AI battle?

The World Economic Forum covers new research which compares the strength of the US and Chinese AI scenes,... Read More

05/02/2018

Why trash talk from an AI could help humans cooperate better

While debates over AI outright replacing humans are increasingly commonplace, researchers are also exploring... Read More

05/02/2018

Will tech giants move on from the internet, now we’ve all been harvested?

In a provocative piece for the Guardian, Evgeny Morozov argues that while data may not in fact be 'the... Read More

05/02/2018

Algorithms are making American inequality worse

In an interview with MIT Technology Review, political scientist Virginia Eubanks discusses her new book, Automating... Read More

02/02/2018

A revolution in health care is coming

The Economist reports on the potentially transformative impact of data and AI on healthcare. Management... Read More

01/02/2018

Robots will take our jobs. We’d better plan now, before it’s too late

In an opinion piece for the Guardian, Larry Elliott suggests that the opening of Amazon's new cashless... Read More

31/01/2018

Optimism and Anxiety: Views on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response

A new public opinion study from Northeastern University and Gallup has polled the American public on... Read More

30/01/2018

Amazon patents wristbands that track warehouse employees’ hands in real time

Geekwire reports that Amazon has been granted a patent for wristbands that can alert fulfilment works... Read More

29/01/2018

Can an Algorithm Tell When Kids Are in Danger?

A New York Times Magazine piece looks at an algorithmic system used in child protection cases in Allegheny... Read More

28/01/2018

Optimization over Explanation: Maximizing the benefits of machine learning without sacrificing its intelligence

In a longform article published on Harvard's Berkman Klein Center Medium page, David Weinberger argues... Read More

27/01/2018

In 2017, society started taking AI bias seriously

An article on Engadget argues that 2017 was the year that society started to take seriously the inherent... Read More

26/01/2018

Can Washington Be Automated?

Politico reports on new technology designed to automate the lucrative lobbying business in Washington... Read More

25/01/2018

The AI World Will Listen to These Women in 2018

A piece in the MIT Technology Review profiles several women taking leading roles in understanding the... Read More

24/01/2018

How can humans keep the upper hand? Report on the ethical matters raised by algorithms and artificial intelligence

A new report from France's Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) reports the... Read More