George Tilesch

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Indeed identifies the most popular entry-level tech jobs in the U.S.

Job site Indeed has determined that the five most popular entry-level tech jobs in the U.S. are junior Java developer, computer-aided engineering (CAE) engineer, junior product designer, junior data analyst, and junior software engineer.<p>Indeed is one of the biggest job sites in the world, and it …

Employment

Committee established to translate responsible AI theory into practice

The responsible use of algorithms and data is paramount for the sustainable development of machine intelligence applications, as concluded by the …

Artificial Intelligence

Strategic Competition in an Era of Artificial Intelligence

Past industrial revolutions have generated significant changes in the balance of power, international competition, and international conflict. The …

Artificial Intelligence

Can This Startup Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I.?

<b>IN THE MODERN FIELD OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE</b>, all roads seem to lead to three researchers with ties to Canadian universities. The first, Geoffrey …

New IBM robot holds its own in a debate with a human

Technology<p>Project Debater gets its knowledge from hundreds of millions of journal articles, but humans still have one key advantage.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — The human brain may be the ultimate super computer, but artificial intelligence is catching up so fast that it can now hold a substantive debate with a …

Tech World

The world is at the dawn of a second Industrial Revolution, this time, a digital revolution. And its impact will be, if anything, even greater than …

Doing good better with Artificial Intelligence

Article<p>Author:<p>Leila Toplic, NLG Tech Task Force, and Michael Tjalve, Microsoft<p>March 21, 2018<p>Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part …

Accenture wants to beat unfair AI with a professional toolkit

Next week professional services firm Accenture will be launching a new tool to help its customers identify and fix unfair bias in AI algorithms. The idea is to catch discrimination before it gets baked into models and can cause human damage at scale.<p>The “AI fairness tool”, as it’s being described, …

Bonding with Your Algorithm

A Conversation WithNicolas Berggruen[6.5.18]Photo by Stefan Simchowitz.<i>The relationship between parents and children is the most important</i> …

MIT scientists created a "psychopath" AI by feeding it violent content from Reddit

We’ve all seen evil machines in <i>The Terminator</i> or <i>The Matrix</i>, but how does a machine become evil? Is it like Project Satan from <i>Futurama</i>, where …

Google Assistant fired a gun: We need to talk

For better or worse, Google Assistant can do it all. From mundane tasks like turning on your lights and setting reminders to convincingly mimicking human speech patterns, the AI helper is so capable it's scary. Its latest (unofficial) ability, though, is a bit more sinister. Artist Alexander Reben …

Artificial Intelligence

A Plan For Humanity

<b>We need future literacy to survive.</b><p>I don’t go to pools. I don’t drink margaritas.<p>Somehow here I am, sitting at a pool with a margarita in hand, …

Singularity

How Frightened Should We Be of A.I.?

Thinking about artificial intelligence can help clarify what makes us human—for better and for worse.<p>Precisely how and when will our curiosity kill us? I bet you’re curious. A number of scientists and engineers fear that, once we build an artificial intelligence smarter than we are, a form of A.I. …

Here's Why AI Can't Solve Everything

Yes, even neural networks.<p>The hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. There seems to be no shortage of …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Could A.I. redistribute wealth for us?

Artificial intelligence and automation stand poised to put millions out of work and make inequality even more pronounced. Is it possible to solve one …

Artificial Intelligence

We need a new Operating System for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Society’s operating system needs an upgrade. The model we have been using is simply not up to the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.<p>A …

Timo Honkela: From early to later Wittgenstein and Artificial Intelligence

Professor Timo Honkela presented an argument that there is a analogy between the developments that took place in Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy and in the artificial intelligence when turned away from relying rule-based systems. Honkela also discusses more in general epistemological questions, …

Google Should Have Thought About Duplex's Ethical Issues Before Showing It Off

When Google (googl) unveiled its Duplex “AI” earlier this week, it sparked massive ethical concerns. Belatedly, the company seems to have recognized …

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 …

Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itself

Tech insiders have finally started admitting their mistakes – but the solutions they are offering could just help the big players get even more powerful. By Ben Tarnoff and Moira Weigel<p>Big Tech is sorry. After decades of rarely apologising for anything, Silicon Valley suddenly seems to be …

Silicon Valley

The 1 Reason Why You Should Worry ABout Google Most of All (It Involves a Word That Might Be New to You)

If companies' visions come from the top, Google's seems to be a particular nightmare.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Artificial intelligence has but one problem: the part where it becomes reality.<p>As it progressively enters human …

AI Repository

Following the success of the first AI for Good Global Summit, ITU has launched a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) repository to identify AI …

AI will spell the end of capitalism

By Feng Xiang<p><i>Feng Xiang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, is one of China’s most prominent legal scholars. He spoke at the Berggruen Institute’s China Center workshop on artificial intelligence in March in Beijing.</i><p>BEIJING — The most momentous challenge facing socio-economic systems today …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is Cracking Open the Vatican's Secret Archives

A new project untangles the handwritten texts in one of the world’s largest historical collections.<p>The Vatican Secret Archives is one of the grandest historical collections in the world. It’s also one of the most useless.<p>The grandeur is obvious. Located within the Vatican’s walls, next door to the …

Mario Vargas Llosa: How Global Entertainment Killed Culture

It is very likely that never in human history have there been as many treatises, essays, theories and analyses focused on culture as there are today. …

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

How to Fix Facebook—Before It Fixes Us

In early 2006, I got a call from Chris Kelly, then the chief privacy officer at Facebook, asking if I would be willing to meet with his boss, Mark …