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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

18/12/2017

China tech giants forming alliances to tap immense AIoT opportunities

An article for DigiTimes suggests that Chinese tech giants are joining forces in their bid to make major... Read More

18/12/2017

Data will change the world, and we must get its governance right

In the Guardian, Daniel Zeichner, British MP and chair of the all-party parliamentary group for Data... Read More

15/12/2017

Why AI is Reshaping our Conversation about GDP

In AccessAI, Raja Chatila and Virginia Dignum argue that in the age of AI, society must move beyond... Read More

15/12/2017

There are 170,000 fewer retail jobs in 2017—and 75,000 more Amazon robots

Drawing on employment data, Quartz asks whether Amazon creates as many jobs as it cuts. They find that... Read More

15/12/2017

Hedge Funds Are Increasingly Turning to AI—and That Might Be a Problem

The MIT Technology Review reports that hedge funds are increasingly turning to AI to provide an edge,... Read More

15/12/2017

2017 Artificial Intelligence Annual Report

Created by Stanford University, the AI Index is an open, not-for-profit project to track activity and... Read More