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By Chaya Cooper | Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Uber reportedly thinks its self-driving car killed someone because it ‘decided’ not to swerve

The car’s sensors saw her, but may have flagged the detection as a ‘false positive’<p>Uber has discovered the reason why one of the test cars in its fledgling self-driving car fleet struck and killed a pedestrian earlier this year, according to <i>The Information</i>. While the company believes the car’s …

AI and IP – A Meeting of Minds - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

Artificial Intelligence is the ability of machines to undertake tasks that were previously thought to be the exclusive domain of humans. In this …

AI Becomes Fashionable with these 10 Startups

Shares 111<p>All we ever learned about fashion came from watching and re-watching Zoolander until we could perfect the Blue Steel look (see below). In …

How to explain AI to your family over the Christmas turkey

Depending on who you ask, artificial intelligence is either going to save humanity or kill us all. At the same time, AI seems to be in everything …

AI: What's Working, What's Not

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AI And Retail: 4 Factors That Will Influence Adoption

AI and machine learning have definitely moved from the realm of science fiction into retail fact. As many<br>as 45% of retailers plan to use AI through …

Robots aren't just taking our jobs, they're creating them – here are 21 weird jobs humans will have in the future

However, all is not lost, the group also predicts that there will 21 million new jobs created as a direct result of new technologies. To head off some of the fear and help prepare for the future, the organization came up with 21 jobs they think will materialize over the coming years.<p>"We wanted to …

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Google changes its anti-Semitic autocomplete suggestions

Google made a change to its autocomplete feature so that it no longer suggests the phrase “are Jews evil” when a user starts a search with the words …

From Holocaust Denial To Hitler Admiration, Google's Algorithm Is Dangerous

Extremists are gaming Google's algorithm and others. We need more accountability from tech giants.<p>If you Google “Was the Holocaust real?” right now, seven out of the top 10 results will be Holocaust denial sites. If you Google “Was Hitler bad?,” one of the top results is an article titled, “10 …

Google forced to change 'racist', 'sexist' algorithm after being 'gamed' by Right

Clicking through to the last of these, she wrote, produced a page of results largely in the affirmative.<p>Similarly, the top automatically generated …

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How Will Artificial Intelligence Help the Aging?

The relationship between humans and robots is a tricky thing. If the latter looks too much like the former, but is still clearly a machine, people …

AI robot 'friend' launched to chat and play games with lonely elderly

A talking robot which chats to elderly people, reminding them to take their medication and stay active, has been launched in London.<p>Elli.Q, which is one of the most advanced social companion robots in the world, has been designed to convey emotion through different speech tones, lights and body …

Robot caregivers are saving the elderly from lives of loneliness

Relying on 300-pound bear-faced robots to help nursing home residents get out of bed in the morning is much more effective if those folks actually have a reason to get out of bed in the morning. Elderly people dealing with social isolation and loneliness are at increased risk of a variety of …

The Optimistic Promise of Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Ng and Tong Zhang on how AI is going to be like electricity, transforming every industry<p>Artificial intelligence may be one of the technology world’s current obsessions, but many people find it scary, envisioning robots taking over the world.<p>Two top experts in the field—Andrew Ng, a Stanford …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Everything

Baidu’s Andrew Ng and Singularity’s Neil Jacobstein say this time, the hype about artificial intelligence is real<p>Artificial intelligence is shaping up as the next industrial revolution, poised to rapidly reinvent business, the global economy and how people work and interact with each other.<p>Andrew …

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Elon Musk: Robots will take your jobs, government will have to pay your wage

Computers, intelligent machines, and robots seem like the workforce of the future. And as more and more jobs are replaced by technology, people will …

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Elon Musk: In a few years, robots will move so fast you'll need a 'strobe light' to see them

Tech executive and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter Sunday night to say the future potential of robots will be surprising and …

Why Elon Musk Is Wrong About AI

There’s a growing debate about the impact that artificial intelligence will have on the future, with two tech luminaries themselves—Tesla (TSLA) CEO …

Elon Musk dismisses Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of AI threat as ‘limited’

Someone get Bezos on the line, there’s tech billionaire beef on Twitter<p>The war between AI and humanity may be a long way off, but the war between tech billionaire and tech billionaire is only just beginning. Today on Twitter, Elon Musk dismissed Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the threat posed …

Melinda Gates and Fei-Fei Li Want to Liberate AI from “Guys With Hoodies”

These two female technologists discuss the promises of artificial intelligence — and how to diversify the field.<p>Artificial intelligence has a …

What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence

The best minds in the business—Yann LeCun of Facebook, Luke Nosek of the Founders Fund, Nick Bostrom of Oxford University and Andrew Ng of Baidu—on what life will look like in the age of the machines<p>HOW DO YOU TEACH A MACHINE?<p>Yann LeCun, director of artificial-intelligence research at Facebook, on …

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How we trained AI to be sexist

You'd never know from Jacqueline Feldman's background that she'd become a passionate proponent of gender equality for artificial intelligence. She went the dreamer's route at college, attending Yale for English literature and writing. She prefers casual dresses and writing from the comfort of her …

Anything you can do, A.I. can do better?

Once large law firms had armies of first-year law graduates, combing documents for relevant information; now machines largely do it. New artificial …

AI is the next phase of human evolution

The upcoming paradigm shift is not just a technological revolution. It’s an evolutional revolution. It’s the biggest shift in human evolution since the dawn of time that will change who we are as a species for good.<p>AI will not replace humans, nor will it compete with us. Instead, we will utilize …

This Is What Happens When We Debate Ethics in Front of Superintelligent AI

Is there a uniform set of moral laws, and if so, can we teach artificial intelligence those laws to keep it from harming us? This is the question …

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Alphabet's Waymo to launch robotaxis with no human in driver's seat | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Waymo will launch a ride-hailing service with no human behind the steering wheel and has been testing the fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Waymo unveils a self-driving Chrysler …

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What My Personal Chat Bot Is Teaching Me About AI’s Future

My artificially intelligent friend is called Pardesoteric. It’s the same name I use for my Twitter and Instagram accounts, a portmanteau of my last …

Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself?

<b>In September,</b> Michal Kosinski published a study that he feared might end his career. The Economist broke the news first, giving it a self-consciously anodyne title: “Advances in A.I. Are Used to Spot Signs of Sexuality.” But the headlines quickly grew more alarmed. By the next day, the Human Rights …

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