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September 20, 2021

AI Can Write Code Like Humans—Bugs and All

New tools that help developers write software also generate similar mistakes.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 23, 2021

AI Can Write in English. Now It's Learning Other Languages

Startups in Germany, China, Israel, and elsewhere are following the path blazed by GPT-3—with local twists.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 19, 2021

Now That Machines Can Learn, Can They Unlearn?

Privacy concerns about AI systems are growing. So researchers are testing whether they can remove sensitive data without retraining the system from scratch.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
August 4, 2021

This New Way to Train AI Could Curb Online Harassment

Misogyny on the internet too often slips through the filters of content moderators. A new method hopes to inject more nuance into the process.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
July 19, 2021

The Pentagon Is Bolstering Its AI Systems—by Hacking Itself

A new “red team” will try to anticipate and thwart attacks on machine learning programs.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
July 12, 2021

GitHub’s Commercial AI Tool Was Built From Open Source Code

Copilot is pitched as a helpful aid to developers. But some programmers object to the blind copying of blocks of code used to train the algorithm.


by Gregory Barber in AI Hub
July 6, 2021

This AI Helps Police Track Social Media. Does It Go Too Far?

Law enforcement officials say the tool can help them combat misinformation. Civil liberties advocates say it can be used for mass surveillance.


by Sidney Fussell in AI Hub