Artificial Intelligence

tech-power

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.
Joseph Cox
4 days ago
Games Features

The Return of the Dirtbag F1 Driver, and 'F1 2019'

The zoomers are mean.
Rob Zacny
8.7.19
facial-recognition

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?
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.29.19
tech-power

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.
Joseph Cox
7.9.19
Artificial Intelligence

AI Trained on Old Scientific Papers Makes Discoveries Humans Missed

Scientists used machine learning to reveal new scientific knowledge hidden in old research papers.
Madeleine Gregory
7.9.19
tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
6.26.19
Artificial Intelligence

This Clothing Line Was Designed By AI

'Glitch' is a new company that sells dresses generated by machine learning algorithms.
Rob Dozier
6.3.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

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.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
5.31.19
programming

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.
Samantha Cole
5.17.19
programming

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.
Samantha Cole
5.14.19
In Moderation

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.
Joseph Cox
4.17.19
Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI's Mission to Benefit Humanity Now Includes Seeking Profit

The AI research group founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman and largely funded by Peter Thiel, shockingly, will now seek profit.
Caroline Haskins
3.12.19
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