machine learning


Watch This Humanoid Robot Hand Solve a Rubik’s Cube

The efforts are paving the way for robots that can solve complex mechanical problems in the real world.


Most Deepfakes Are Used for Creating Non-Consensual Porn, Not Fake News

A new study examined thousands of deepfake videos posted online.


Algorithms Have Nearly Mastered Human Language. Why Can’t They Stop Being Sexist?

To fight gender bias, researchers are training language-processing algorithms to envision a world where it doesn’t exist.


This Software Will Give You a Fake Face to Protect Your Privacy

DeepPrivacy masks your real face with a flurry of a million other faces.


If This Picture Is Blurry, Your Posture Sucks

By blurring the screen when you're slouching, this site wants to help you fix your posture.


Thieves Used Audio Deepfake of a CEO to Steal $243,000

The heist is just a preview of how unprepared we are for AI-powered cybercrime.


Facebook Just Announced $10 Million ‘Deepfakes Detection Challenge’

A dataset will be released as part of a public contest launched by Facebook and its partners to develop technology for detecting fake, algorithmically-generated videos.


This AI Gives Emojis Real Faces and the Results Are Horrifying

If you train a machine learning tool to find human features in emojis, the results are not pretty.


This Program Makes It Even Easier to Make Deepfakes

Unlike previous deepfake methods, FSGAN can generate face swaps in real time, with zero training.


Science Goes Too Far, Creates AI That Turns You Into an Anime Character

Thanks to researchers at video game company NCSoft, machine learning can turn you into anime.


Racial Bias in AI Isn’t Getting Better and Neither Are Researchers’ Excuses

Another machine learning algorithm has failed to work for people of color. What is it going to take for this to stop?


AI Trained on Old Scientific Papers Makes Discoveries Humans Missed

Scientists used machine learning to reveal new scientific knowledge hidden in old research papers.