Category: AI Hub

September 26, 2021

Drones May Help Replant Forests—If Enough Seeds Take Root

A handful of companies are pursuing airborne seeding, but there’s little evidence so far that the tactic will succeed.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
September 21, 2021

These Deepfake Voices Can Help Trans Gamers

Players of online games can be harassed when their voices don’t match their gender identity. New AI-fueled software may help.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
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
September 14, 2021

A Stanford Proposal Over AI's 'Foundations' Ignites Debate

A research paper that dubs some artificial intelligence models “foundational” is sparking a dispute over the future of the field.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
September 8, 2021

In the US, the AI Industry Risks Becoming Winner-Take-Most

A new study illustrates just how geographically concentrated AI activity has become.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
September 7, 2021

Why Tesla Is Designing Chips to Train Its Self-Driving Tech

Developing AI is costly and time-consuming. Custom silicon can give companies an edge.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
September 1, 2021

The Fight to Define When AI Is ‘High Risk’

Everyone from tech companies to churches wants a say in how the EU regulates AI that could harm people.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
August 30, 2021

The $150 Million Machine Keeping Moore’s Law Alive

ASML’s next-generation extreme ultraviolet lithography machines achieve previously unattainable levels of precision, which means chips can keep shrinking for years to come.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 24, 2021

A New Chip Cluster Will Make Massive AI Models Possible

Cerebras says its technology can run a neural network with 120 trillion connections—a hundred times what’s achievable today.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 23, 2021

Are These the Hidden Deepfakes in the Anthony Bourdain Movie?

Pindrop, which makes software to identify synthetic audio, found three clips totaling 50 seconds in the nearly 2-hour movie.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub