The first big US city to prohibit private businesses from using the technology reflects rising skepticism of new tools and concerns about fairness.
Combining the two chipmakers would unite leaders in two big tech trends—artificial intelligence and mobile computing.
The search giant tweaks its algorithm after WIRED finds it would suggest “Donate Biden,” but not “Donate Trump.”
A swarm of Ghost 4s, controlled by a single person on the ground, can perform reconnaissance missions like searching for enemy weapons or soldiers.
A former world champion teams up with the makers of AlphaZero to test variants on the age-old game that can jolt players into creative patterns.
After learning its own ethics lessons the hard way, the tech giant will offer services like spotting racial bias or developing guidelines around AI projects.
Alphabet’s DeepMind pioneered reinforcement learning. A California company used it to create an algorithm that defeated an F-16 pilot in a simulation.
Thousands protest in the UK after a formula replaced a test that influences college placement. It’s led to broader scrutiny of automation and inequality.