Category: Business / Artificial Intelligence

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
September 1, 2021

Artificial Intelligence and the ‘Gods Behind the Masks’

In an excerpt from AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future, Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan explore what happens when deepfakers attack the deepfakes.


by Kai-Fu Lee Chen Qiufan in Backchannel
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
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 16, 2021

Deepfakes Are Now Making Business Pitches

The video technology, initially associated with porn, is gaining a foothold in the corporate world.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub