Artificial Intelligence

9.3.19

Experts Want to Give Control of America's Nuclear Missiles to AI

If America is attacked with a nuclear bomb, artificial intelligence would automatically fire back even if we are all dead.

8.27.19

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.

8.14.19

Working on Microsoft’s Cortana Is Laborious and Poorly Paid

Leaked documents show that Microsoft’s contractors are paid between $12 and $14 an hour and are asked to transcribe as many as 200 audio clips per hour to train the Cortana virtual assistant.

8.7.19
7.29.19

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?

7.9.19

GitHub Removed Open Source Versions of DeepNude

After the creator of DeepNude shuttered its app that digitally undressed women, multiple people uploaded their own versions to GitHub.

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7.9.19

AI Trained on Old Scientific Papers Makes Discoveries Humans Missed

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

6.26.19

Listen to Sick Tunes Created by Turning Proteins Into Music

MIT researchers converted the building blocks of life into beats and put it on Soundcloud.

6.3.19

This Clothing Line Was Designed By AI

'Glitch' is a new company that sells dresses generated by machine learning algorithms.

5.31.19

China's Big AI Advantage: Humans

In the booming field of artificial intelligence, cheap labor to process data may be the only edge China has over the U.S.

5.17.19

This AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice Sounds So Real It's Scary

Startup Dessa created a Joe Rogan voice that sounds very much like the real thing.

5.14.19

Turn Your Pet Into Another Species With This AI Tool

Using similar algorithms to deepfakes, Nvidia developed a new way to turn your pets into tigers, wolves, and other animals.

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