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A plan to advance AI by exploring the minds of children

Cognitive science and neuroscience could inspire the next big innovations in artificial intelligence, says the head of an ambitious new MIT-led …

Machine Learning

Could AI allow you to live forever?

When Roman Mazurenko was killed by a hit-and-run driver in late 2015, his friend Eugenia Kyda, then in her late 20s, found herself scrolling through their old text conversations. She was searching for vestiges of her friend in his digital footprint. Roman was always fascinated by the idea that our …

Chatbots

The 1 Skill Every Job Applicant Will Need to Compete With A.I.

Today is a terrific time if you're thinking about finding a new job or side hustle--the number of current job openings outweigh the number of people looking for work. But hang on just a minute. Artificial intelligence factors into this picture, too. And that means that, while job seekers might have …

Artificial Intelligence

Do the benefits of artificial intelligence outweigh the risks?

<i>This essay is the winner of</i> The Economist<i>’s Open Future essay competition in the category of Open Progress, responding to the question: “Do the</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung Launches New Artificial Intelligence Center In New York

Samsung has announced that it is launched a new Artificial Intelligence research center in New York. The company has opened a number of these AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Joseph Stiglitz on artificial intelligence: 'We’re going towards a more divided society'

We’ve gone from a 60-hour working week to a 45-hour week and we could go to 30 or 25 Joseph Stiglitz<p>It must be hard for Joseph Stiglitz to remain an optimist in the face of the grim future he fears may be coming. The Nobel laureate and former chief economist at the World Bank has thought carefully …

Artificial Intelligence

China is beating the US on AI, says noted investor Kaifu Lee

America may have created AI, but China is taking the ball and running when it comes to one of the world’s most pivotal technology innovations.<p>That’s according to Kaifu Lee, a world-renowned AI expert who founded Sinovation, a China-U.S. fund that raised its fourth fund worth $1 billion earlier this …

Artificial Intelligence

An Insider's Look Into The Summer School Training The World's Top AI Researchers

The CIFAR deep learning summer school in Toronto has been training the top AI researchers entering or finishing Ph.D. programs since 2005. Over 1,200 students from 60 different countries applied, of which 200 were selected to attend. Attendees represent some of the leading AI labs in the world, …

Machine Learning

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code via The Verge

I am looking at this to expand my — very basic — understanding of AI systems. I have a large Ai project I would like to develop, but it is going to …

Machine Learning

Building Brains: How Pearson Plans To Automate Education With AI

On a balmy summer’s day in San Francisco, Milena Marinova is sitting on the roof terrace of the offices of Pearson, a company in the midst of a radical transformation from publishing powerhouse to digital-education platform, wrapped in a gray shawl and explaining how she plans to build advanced, …

High School

We Asked a Facebook A.I. Researcher Whether the App Secretly Records Us

"What crazy people would believe in."<p>Facebook’s ad recommendations are a little too good sometimes, leading to a popular theory that the social …

Artificial Intelligence

Algorithms Could Create an Even Playing Field—if We Insist on It

<i>An expert on algorithmic bias responds to Deji Bryce Olukotun’s “</i><i>When We Were Patched</i><i>.”</i>

Artificial Intelligence

Not Creating A.I. May Be a Bigger Threat to Humanity, Says Facebook Expert

Tomas Mikolov is concerned about the future.<p>Artificial intelligence could outsmart and enslave humanity, but our species’ future could turn out even …

Artificial Intelligence

Will Machine Learning AI Make Human Translators An Endangered Species?

Translating between human languages is something which artificial intelligence – specifically machine learning – has proven to be very competent at.<p>So much so that the CEO of one of the world’s largest employers of human translators has warned that many of them should be facing up to the stark …

Machine Learning

How AI can be a force for good

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just a new technology that requires regulation. It is a powerful force that is reshaping daily practices, …

Artificial Intelligence

Emmanuel Macron Talks to WIRED About France's AI Strategy

On Thursday, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, gave a speech laying out a new national strategy for artificial intelligence in his country. …

Artificial intelligence: France will spend €1.5 billion euros

Spending up to €1.5 billion euros: this is the first step announced by Emmanuel Macron in his speech on "artificial intelligence at the service of …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Knowledge Map: How To Classify AI Technologies

I have been in the space of artificial intelligence for a while and am aware that multiple classifications, distinctions, landscapes, and infographics exist to represent and track the different ways to think about AI. However, I am not a big fan of those categorization exercises, mainly because I …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial General Intelligence Is Here, and Impala Is Its Name

By on August 21, 2018 at 1:01 pm<p>One of the most significant AI milestones in history was quietly ushered into being this summer. We speak of the …

Artificial Intelligence

The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

<b>The future is now. Acclaimed technologist and inventor Amir Husain explains how we can live amidst the coming age of sentient machines and artificial</b> …

We can’t tell if this art-creating AI is brilliant or broken

A team of researchers developed an AI called AttN:GAN last year that generates original images from text input. Now you can try it for yourself, and we hope you do. Because we can’t figure out whether it works or not.<p>The big idea behind AttN:GAN, which was developed by researchers from Microsoft, …

Machine Learning

How humans can communicate with aliens

Stephen Wolfram is an expert in computer languages. And he has an interesting theory on how we may discover that what we learn from computer and artificial intelligence, could ultimately help us communicate with intelligent alien life. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Stephen Wolfram:</b> …

How AI could transform the way we measure kids’ intelligence

There is a saying in education that you treasure what you measure. Going by the standardized tests that dominate schools in many countries around the world, we’re teaching children that we value only a very narrow definition of intelligence—the ability to solve word problems about train times, or …

The General Is a Robot: Artificial Intelligence Goes to War

In a new book, an expert (and former U.S. Army Ranger) warns that the world is stumbling toward a scary new era of autonomous lethal weapons.<p>In the …

Will computers be able to think? Five books to help us understand AI

The brains of two rats were networked together so that one was able to use information stored in the brain of the other<p>The problem with AI is that while it’s relatively easy to define the “A”, the “I” remains elusive. We don’t know what our own intelligence is, nor how we generate our familiar …

Machine Learning

What I'm Reading: ‘Robot-Proof’

As robots take over so many jobs, a business dean says, colleges should make sure they are teaching students the creative skills that are best …

The Sooner You Get Your First AI Job, the Better for Your Career

Artificial intelligence is in its infancy. Businesses are eager to hire people who can help them adapt and then move ahead.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence is already reshaping society as we know it in both business and consumer realms. Early use …

Can AI Generate Meaning In Our Lives?

Work is an unavoidable necessity. The promise of autonomous and intelligent systems (A/IS) challenges this central fact of human existence. The …

Why Tech Workers And Global Companies Are Choosing Canada

Canada was the business world’s best-kept secret. Progress and innovation in Canada — especially in artificial intelligence, clean technology and health care – has been monumental for decades. Yet, we stayed humble through those years of innovation. That is, until the country embraced its position …

Canada

#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you an AI expert

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world; it's being integrated into various fields like healthcare, banking, transport, defense, education, …