artificial intelligence

‘The Great Hack’: Netflix doc unpacks Cambridge Analytica, Trump, Brexit and democracy’s death

‘The Great Hack’: Netflix doc unpacks Cambridge Analytica, Trump, Brexit and democracy’s death

There are probably many of us who’d wish quite a lot of the last couple of years could be thrown into that temple fire, but this documentary is the first I’ve seen to expertly unpick what has become
Facebook releases AI-powered tools to map the world

Facebook releases AI-powered tools to map the world

Facebook today released a bunch of machine learning-powered tools to help create maps of the world. The company’s tools, called Map with AI, will help the community-based OpenStreetMap organization to
Should I have let my daughter marry our robot?

Should I have let my daughter marry our robot?

It was all good fun until my wife asked how I’d feel if my daughter wanted to do this as an adult with a robot she loved.
Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots

If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” human’s tendency to stereotype racial bias is seeping

Researchers spotlight the lie of ‘anonymous’ data

Researchers from two universities in Europe have published a method they say is able to correctly re-identify 99.98% of individuals in anonymized datasets with just 15 demographic attributes. Their
GM’s Cruise delays driverless taxi service, plans to build country’s largest EV fast charger station

GM’s Cruise delays driverless taxi service, plans to build country’s largest EV fast charger station

GM's Cruise is postponing plans for a fully driverless taxi service, which it previously said would launch by year-end 2019.
Replicant raises $7 million for bots that answer customer questions over the phone

Replicant raises $7 million for bots that answer customer questions over the phone

Replicant has attracted $7 million in seed funding for Thinking Machine, its machine learning-powered call center solution.
Spectral MD raises $27 million for its AI-powered wound imaging system

Spectral MD raises $27 million for its AI-powered wound imaging system

Dallas, Texas-based Spectral MD today announced it has secured $27 million from the HHS to test the efficacy of its burn-diagnosing DeepView system.
Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices

Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices

Google's Sound Amplifier, an accessibility app for Android that boosts the clarity and volume of sounds, is now compatible with more devices.
Artificial intelligence is transforming the way we farm

Artificial intelligence is transforming the way we farm

The next great agricultural revolution is here.
Uber releases Ludwig 0.2 with audio and speech improvements, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration

Uber releases Ludwig 0.2 with audio and speech improvements, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration

The latest version of Uber's Ludwig -- Ludwig 0.2 -- features improvements on the audio and speech front, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration.

How OpenAI, Founded to Keep Powerful A.I. Out of Corporate Hands, Got Into Bed With Microsoft

Elon Musk and other OpenAI founders wanted to develop advanced artificial intelligence for the good of humanity. The problem is that quest has become so expensive, it requires corporate money.

How OpenAI, Founded to Keep Powerful A.I. Out of Corporate Hands, Got Into Bed With Microsoft

Elon Musk and other OpenAI founders wanted to develop advanced artificial intelligence for the good of humanity. The problem is that quest has become so expensive, it requires corporate money.

Why didn't OpenAI release the "Unicorn" version of its AI storytelling software?

GPT-2 is OpenAI's language model that produces astonishingly lucid text responses to short text inputs. I've been playing around with a small model of GPT-2 (here are installation instructions) for a
Expert: China’s AI Algorithms Reject ‘Western’ Values of ‘Fairness, Transparency, Individual Rights’

Expert: China’s AI Algorithms Reject ‘Western’ Values of ‘Fairness, Transparency, Individual Rights’

Financial Times innovation and technology editor John Thornhill on Monday touched upon the relationship between human values and computer algorithms by asking whether artificial intelligence will be

If Elon Musk Tries to Rattle Tesla Earnings Call Again, a Robot Will Know

An A.I. startup is making tools that can detect whether a CEO is lying on investor calls.
The AI community’s reaction to Microsoft’s $1BN ‘investment’ in OpenAI is priceless

The AI community’s reaction to Microsoft’s $1BN ‘investment’ in OpenAI is priceless

Microsoft recently announced plans to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, an AI startup co-founded by Elon Musk (no longer involved) and focused on developing human-level artificial intelligence. Normally,
Standard Cognition raises $35 million to bring cashierless experiences to more stores

Standard Cognition raises $35 million to bring cashierless experiences to more stores

San Francisco-based cashierless tech startup Standard Cognition has raised $35 million in venture capital as it sets its eyes on expansion.
Using AI and Film to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians

Using AI and Film to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians

Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine-learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos.

Voices in AI – Episode 92: A Conversation with Chris Duffery

About this Episode Episode 92 of Voices in AI features Byron speaking with Chris Duffey about the nature of creativity and…
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