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03/01/2018

Bots are about to get better at customer support than humans

A new Wired article suggests that AI-enabled bots are set to become comparable in performance to human... Read More

02/01/2018

WeChat poised to become China’s official electronic ID system

The South China Morning Post reports that Tencent's popular WeChat social media platform is set to become... Read More

02/01/2018

Stanford-led artificial intelligence index tracks emerging field

Stanford has announced the launch of its AI100 effort, an attempt to collect a continuously updated set... Read More

29/12/2017

Kia and Hyundai cars will include AI assistants starting in 2019

TechCrunch reports that carmakers Kia and Hyundai will release cars with AI-powered assistants starting... Read More

29/12/2017

All the creepy, crazy and amazing things that happened in AI in 2017

To mark the end of 2017, Wired has compiled a list of the most noteworthy developments in AI this year.... Read More

29/12/2017

Artificial intelligence is the future—but it’s not immune to human bias

In an opinion piece for Maclean's, Kathryn Hume explains in detail the different ways that bias can creep... Read More

28/12/2017

Hackers are on the brink of launching a wave of AI attacks

Wired reports on the fresh danger posed by cyberhacking augmented by AI technologies. A majority of cybersecurity... Read More

28/12/2017

Machine learning and AI for social good: views from NIPS 2017

An insightful post by Jessica Montgomery, senior policy adviser at the Royal Society, rounds up the key... Read More

28/12/2017

Artificial Intelligence Could Add $957 Billion to Indian Economy

Research published by Accenture suggests that AI could add almost $1 trillion to the Indian economy.... Read More

27/12/2017

Driverless Cars Could Make Transportation Free for Everyone—With a Catch

In The Atlantic, Judith Donath explores future economic models for self-driving cars, which are likely... Read More

27/12/2017

Google’s voice-generating AI is now indistinguishable from humans

Quartz reports on a new paper by Google researchers, who claim to have created AI-powered voice generating... Read More

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