Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems.
An industry group representing Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple, urged EU policymakers not to draw “red lines” around specific uses of AI.
Other cities, including Oakland, and Somerville, Massachusetts, are also considering bans on the technology as a threat to civil liberties.
Google’s Geoff Hinton was a pioneer in researching the neural networks that now underlie much of artificial intelligence. He persevered when few others agreed.
Google says it will include a new version of its speech recognition software in some new phones, potentially transforming how people accomplish tasks.
Researchers are using artificial intelligence techniques to create puns. Today’s aren’t so funny, but tomorrow’s might be better.
Facebook is using artificial intelligence to police offensive speech and other tasks. But the technology brings its own unintended consequences.
OpenAI, a research institute cofounded by Elon Musk, aims to create artificial intelligence that’s better than people at everything.
Historian Yuval Noah Harari and computer scientist Fei-Fei Li discuss the promise and perils of the transformative technology with WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson.
Some in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recommendations.