Yash Chothani

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The moral challenge of military robots arises when we delegate fighting wars

Using drones or autonomous soldiers in modern warfare may avoid some of the awfulness but does it forfeit any ethical defence for fighting in the first place?<p>Long before undergoing any proper study of war, I remember believing I had the problem sorted. In primary school, I remember remarking to …

Ethics

Amazon is bringing Alexa’s brainpower to its cloud business

Amazon unveiled voice-enabled AI, image recognition and text-to-speech services for developers.<p>Today, Amazon announced three new artificial intelligence tools for developers that use Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud division.<p>Drawing on the artificial intelligence that powers Amazon’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Stephen Hawking Is Wrong About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is a long way from perfect, but gut reactions and fear won't lead to true innovation.<p>Theoretical physicist and author Stephen Hawking recently said that "artificial intelligence could be the greatest disaster in human history, unless humans learn to mitigate the risks …

Artificial Intelligence

How Indian Startup Belong Is Using Machine Learning Algorithms To Hire Smarter For Companies

For a long time, hiring in India (or for that matter anywhere in the world) meant candidates would have to be active on job portals and scout through the various jobs listed. It would then be up to the recruiter of a company to go through all the CVs and schedule interviews with potential …

Machine Learning

Google proved that AI can reshape medicine

A doctor’s work isn’t all done in examination rooms. Many specialists spend lots of time alone with the lights out, examining photographs that reveal their patients’ internal workings.<p>That might soon change. A paper by Google published in the Journal of the American Medical Association details an …

Medical Technology

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