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27/12/2017

When Will AI Exceed Human Performance? Evidence from AI Experts

Researchers Katja Grace,  John Salvatier,  Allan Dafoe,  Baobao Zhang and Owain Evans report the... Read More

26/12/2017

The influence of algorithms

A new playlist for TED curates seven videos relating to the influence of algorithms. Speakers such as... Read More

26/12/2017

Google’s AI can predict whether humans will like an image or not

The Next Web reports on new AI research from Google, which showcases a new algorithmic technique allowing... Read More

26/12/2017

These Seven Countries Are In A Race To Rule The World With AI

For Forbes, Mark Minevich profiles seven countries that he argues are best placed to 'rule the world... Read More

23/12/2017

As AI advances, here are five tough projects for 2018

Wired looks ahead to 2018 with an article examining the major challenges facing AI in the coming year.... Read More

23/12/2017

Automation Is Creeping into Journalism, but Human Reporters Don’t Have Much to Fear (Yet)

MIT Technology Review has explored the rise of automated journalism: the use of AI techniques to simplify... Read More

23/12/2017

Fourth industrial revolution AI scepticism rife at Lords committee

Computer Weekly reports a sceptical response to claims of a fourth industrial revolution, driven by AI,... Read More

22/12/2017

Facebook folds fake news flag

A piece in the Register addresses a recent decision by Facebook to withdraw its policy of 'flagging'... Read More

22/12/2017

New York City’s Bold, Flawed Attempt to Make Algorithms Accountable

In an in-depth report featuring the perspectives of leading data ethics researchers, Julia Powles writes... Read More

22/12/2017

Artificial intelligence school inspections face resistance

The BBC reports that plans to use artificial intelligence to identify failing schools have been resisted... Read More

21/12/2017

Differentially private Bayesian learning on distributed data

A group of researchers at the University of Helsinki has published a paper at the machine learning conference... Read More

21/12/2017

How Smart is Today's Artificial Intelligence?

In a multimedia article, Vox asks how smart today's AI is in the context of work and employment, with... Read More

21/12/2017

Founder of Secretive Start-Up Magic Leap Unveils Mixed-Reality Goggles

Rolling Stone reports that start-up Magic Leap has revealed a mixed reality headset that it says will... Read More

20/12/2017

2018: The Dawn of Benevolent Intelligence

A post on Medium introduces new tech platform One Concern, which seeks to provide impactful, 'benevolent'... Read More

20/12/2017

Twelve Days in Xinjiang: How China’s Surveillance State Overwhelms Daily Life

The Wall Street Journal has published an in-depth, multimedia report on state surveillance in the Chinese... Read More

20/12/2017

DARPA seeking AI that learns all the time

The IEEE's Spectrum site reports that the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking... Read More

19/12/2017

Microsoft AI helping Indian farmers increase crop yields

The Hindustan Times reports that innovative AI technologies are helping small-hold farmers in India to... Read More

19/12/2017

Carnegie Mellon’s ‘Superhuman AI’ bests leading Texas Hold’em poker pros

TechCrunch reports on a new paper detailing how a new AI technology developed by Carnegie Melon researchers... Read More

19/12/2017

Lawyer-Bots Are Shaking Up Jobs

MIT Technology Review explains how the legal field is being transformed by the rise of AI. Studies show... Read More

18/12/2017

AI isn’t just compromising our privacy—it can limit our choices, too

For Quartz, Mark Nitzberg, Olaf Groth, and Mark Esposito argue that the use of AI can narrow choice... Read More