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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Apr 162017
 

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

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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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Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

 Posted by on 2017-03-26 at 20:14  ai, apocalypse, artificial intelligence, deep learning, deep mind, elon musk, google, machine learning, Reblog, skynet  Comments Off on Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse
Mar 262017
 

It was just a friendly little argument about the fate of humanity. Demis Hassabis, a leading creator of advanced artificial intelligence, was chatting with Elon Musk, a leading doomsayer, about the perils of artificial intelligence.

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Why the Artificial Intelligence Community Doesn’t Like Elon Musk

 Posted by on 2016-11-12 at 21:14  ai, artificial intelligence, elon musk, machine learning, Reblog, science, skynet, tech  Comments Off on Why the Artificial Intelligence Community Doesn’t Like Elon Musk
Nov 122016
 

Elon Musk is a polarizing figure. He’s promised that, with his two companies, his sole interest is to free humanity from its current tethers — Tesla, with its autonomous electric cars, and SpaceX, with its plans for Mars-bound spacecraft.

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Echo And Alexa Are Two Years Old. Here’s What Amazon Has Learned So Far

 Posted by on 2016-11-07 at 10:43  ai, alexa, amazon, artificial intelligence, digital assistant, echo, home automation, machine learning, Reblog, skynet, tech  Comments Off on Echo And Alexa Are Two Years Old. Here’s What Amazon Has Learned So Far
Nov 072016
 

On November 6 2014, Amazon announced Echo, a smart speaker featuring a voice-controlled assistant service called Alexa. The company didn’t exactly go out of its way to whip up excitement for these newcomers.

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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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