Princeton researchers discover why AI become racist and sexist

 Posted by on 2017-04-19 at 11:34  ai, artificial intelligence, deep learning, machine learning, Reblog, singularity, skynet, Technology  Comments Off on Princeton researchers discover why AI become racist and sexist
Apr 192017
 

Ever since Microsoft’s chatbot Tay started spouting racist commentary after 24 hours of interacting with humans on Twitter, it has been obvious that our AI creations can fall prey to human prejudice. Now a group of researchers has figured out one reason why that happens.

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There’s a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

 Posted by on 2017-04-16 at 23:04  ai, artificial intelligence, computer science, deep learning, deep mind, Internet, machine learning, neural network, News, Reblog, singularity, skynet, Technology  Comments Off on There’s a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works
Apr 162017
 

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey.

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Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker

 Posted by on 2017-04-08 at 15:34  ai, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, google, machine learning, Reblog, singularity, skynet, Technology, tensorflow  Comments Off on Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker
Apr 082017
 

Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for research.

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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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3 Reasons To Believe The Singularity Is Near

 Posted by on 2016-06-04 at 09:21  ai, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Reblog, science, singularity, tech  Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Believe The Singularity Is Near
Jun 042016
 

When Ray Kurzweil published The Singularity Is Near in 2006, many scoffed at his outlandish predictions. A year before Apple launched its iPhone, Kurzweil imagined a world in which humans and computers essentially fuse, unlocking capabilities we normally see in science fiction movies.

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AI2 CEO calls for ‘full disclosure’ in artificial intelligence after students learn their TA is really a bot

 Posted by on 2016-05-09 at 21:18  ai, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Reblog, singularity, tech  Comments Off on AI2 CEO calls for ‘full disclosure’ in artificial intelligence after students learn their TA is really a bot
May 092016
 

A class of students at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently learned that Jill Watson, the teacher’s assistant they’d been interacting with all semester, was actually a robot.

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Google’s chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029

 Posted by on 2016-04-20 at 21:37  ai, artificial intelligence, future, health, longevity, Reblog, singularity, tech  Comments Off on Google’s chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029
Apr 202016
 

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s chief futurist, laid out what he thinks the next few decades will look like in an interview with Playboy. Kurzweil is one of the biggest believers in The Singularity, the moment when humans — with the aid of technology —will supposedly live forever.

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