Category: AI Hub

April 13, 2021

Microsoft Makes a $16 Billion Entry Into Health Care AI

The company plans to buy Nuance, a speech-recognition firm that grasps the specialized language of medicine—tech that won’t be easy for others to replicate.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
April 13, 2021

AI Comes to Car Repair, and Body Shop Owners Aren’t Happy

During the pandemic, insurers accelerated the use of automated tools to estimate repair costs. Garage operators say the numbers can be wildly inaccurate.


by Aarian Marshall in AI Hub
April 12, 2021

BMW’s Virtual Factory Uses AI to Hone the Assembly Line

The German automaker uses new software from chipmaker Nvidia to simulate train robots and human workers.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
April 12, 2021

This AI Could Help Wipe Out Colon Cancer

Medtronic’s GI Genius, recently cleared by the FDA, will help doctors identify precancerous polyps.


by Sara Harrison in AI Hub
April 7, 2021

Serve Food in Far-Away Restaurants—Right From Your Couch

A growing number of robots are operated remotely, often by workers thousands of miles away. Could it be a job of the future?


by Will Knight in AI Hub
March 31, 2021

The Foundations of AI Are Riddled With Errors

The labels attached to images used to train machine-vision systems are often wrong. That could mean bad decisions by self-driving cars and medical algorithms.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
March 29, 2021

This AI Can Generate Convincing Text—and Anyone Can Use It

The makers of Eleuther hope it will be an open source alternative to GPT-3, the well-known language program from OpenAI.


by Will Knight in AI Hub