Unable to find enough workers, employers are turning to technology to perform tasks—and women are likely to be the hardest hit.
A list of incidents that caused, or nearly caused, harm aims to prompt developers to think more carefully about the tech they create.
CaliberAI wants to help overstretched newsrooms with a tool that’s like spell-check for libel. But its potential uses go far beyond traditional media.
A study of 10,000 images found bias in what the system chooses to highlight. Twitter has stopped using it on mobile, and will consider ditching it on the web.
A transmission factory shows how artificial intelligence may creep into industrial processes in gradual and often imperceptible ways.
The EU released draft laws that would regulate facial recognition and uses of algorithms. If it passes, the policy will impact companies in the US and China.
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.
During the pandemic, insurers accelerated the use of automated tools to estimate repair costs. Garage operators say the numbers can be wildly inaccurate.
The German automaker uses new software from chipmaker Nvidia to simulate train robots and human workers.