Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It
It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Nick Cave on Why AI Will Never Write a Great Song
The prolific musician and author explains why writing a transcendent piece of music remains essentially human.
We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future
Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
China’s AI News Anchor Makes the News More Boring
A Chinese news agency debuted a news anchor powered by artificial intelligence at the World Internet Conference yesterday.
Ten Wild Jobs That Didn't Exist Ten Years Ago
The job market is changing fast.
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This Robot is Beating the World's Best Video Gamers
Meet the AI gamer that is taking on the world's best gamers at Dota 2
AI Doing Art
This AI Creates Horrifying Images Based On Your Words
Yay, researchers trained an algorithm to turn your captions into (nightmarish) images.
Google Says Its AI That Makes Phone Calls Isn't Good Enough to Be Dangerous
At a product demonstration, executives did their best to assuage fears about the unsettling new technology.
Facebook Wants to Use AI to Replace Your Eyeballs in Photos Where You Blinked
Researchers at the company are experimenting with AI to retouch your most undignified pictures.
Instagram Is Using AI to Filter Out Toxic Comments
The bots automatically delete anything that's "intended to harass or upset people.”
If AI Thinks Like a Human It May Get Depressed
A neuroscientist considers why a serotonin function in artificial intelligence could be both a help and a hindrance.
A Teenager Used AI to Generate Bizarre, Surreal Nude Portraits
We're honestly not sure if Robbie Barrat's strange creations are NSFW.