Category: AI Hub / Sector / Research

June 8, 2021

What Really Happened When Google Ousted Timnit Gebru

She was a star engineer who warned that messy AI can spread racism. Google brought her in. Then it forced her out. Can Big Tech take criticism from within?


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
June 7, 2021

Google Hopes AI Can Turn Search Into a Conversation

The tech giant wants its core product to infer meaning from human language, answer multipart questions—and look more like Google Assistant sounds.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
June 3, 2021

Don't End Up on This Artificial Intelligence Hall of Shame

A list of incidents that caused, or nearly caused, harm aims to prompt developers to think more carefully about the tech they create.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
May 28, 2021

Deepfake Maps Could Really Mess With Your Sense of the World

Researchers applied AI techniques to make portions of Seattle look more like Beijing. Such imagery could mislead governments or spread misinformation online.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
May 26, 2021

AI Could Soon Write Code Based on Ordinary Language

Microsoft reveals plans to bring GPT-3, best known for generating text, to programming. “The code writes itself,” CEO Satya Nadella says.


by Khari Johnson 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