Google’s AI creates its own inhuman encryption

 Posted by on 2016-10-28 at 17:12  ai, artificial intelligence, encryption, infosec, machine learning, Reblog, security, skynet, tech  Comments Off on Google’s AI creates its own inhuman encryption
Oct 282016
 

What happens when you tell two smart computers to talk to each other in secret and task another AI with breaking that conversation? You get one of the coolest experiments in cryptography I’ve seen in a while.

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Artificial intelligence: computer says YES (but is it right?)

 Posted by on 2016-10-23 at 20:57  ai, artificial intelligence, deep learning, machine learning, Reblog, tech  Comments Off on Artificial intelligence: computer says YES (but is it right?)
Oct 232016
 


Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in ‘high-stakes’ applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars, researchers ask what can be done to make sure we can trust them.

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Iron Man offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg’s real-life Jarvis AI

 Posted by on 2016-10-14 at 12:07  ai, artificial intelligence, comics, facebook, marvel, personal assistant, Reblog, tech  Comments Off on Iron Man offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg’s real-life Jarvis AI
Oct 142016
 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sets an ambitious goal every year for himself, and this year it was to create an AI assistant for his home, modelled in part on Jarvis from Marvel’s Iron Man universe.

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We aren’t getting ready for the AI revolution: That needs to change, and fast

 Posted by on 2016-10-12 at 11:56  ai, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Reblog, skynet, tech  Comments Off on We aren’t getting ready for the AI revolution: That needs to change, and fast
Oct 122016
 


Artificial intelligence has the potential to fundamentally alter how we live and work but government lacks any sort of coherent strategy for responding to the social and ethical dilemmas posed by the rise of intelligent machines.

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How Scared Should I Be of the Singularity?

 Posted by on 2016-10-05 at 00:43  ai, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Reblog, science, singularity, tech  Comments Off on How Scared Should I Be of the Singularity?
Oct 052016
 

Time for “How Scared Should I Be?” the column that quantifies the scariness of everything under the sun and teaches you how to allocate that most precious of natural resources: your fear.

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Amazon Echo will bring genuinely helpful AI into our homes much sooner than expected

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 14:00  ai, alexa, amazon, artificial intelligence, echo, machine learning, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Amazon Echo will bring genuinely helpful AI into our homes much sooner than expected
Sep 162016
 


What’s all the fuss about the voice-activated home speaker that Amazon is due to release in the UK and Germany in late September? This gadget has been available in the US for over a year and has proven a minor hit, with sales estimates between 1.6m and 3m.

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Deleted Amazon Tweet Leaks ‘All New’ $50 Echo Dot Smart Speaker

 Posted by on 2016-09-13 at 17:32  ai, alexa, amazon, artificial intelligence, dot, echo, Reblog, tech, Technology  Comments Off on Deleted Amazon Tweet Leaks ‘All New’ $50 Echo Dot Smart Speaker
Sep 132016
 

The voice-controlled smart speaker that houses Amazon’s personal assistant Alexa was announced back in March, costing $89.99, and is a smaller, palm-sized expansion to the company’s flagship Echo product that lets users expand the capabilities of the latter device to different rooms of their house.

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