Category: AI Hub / Technology / Machine vision

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
August 20, 2021

Tesla Promised a Robot. Was It Just a Recruiting Pitch?

The highlight of an event aimed at AI whizzes was a human simulating a robot that might someday replace a human.


August 9, 2021

Twitter's Photo-Cropping Algorithm Favors Young, Thin Females

The findings emerged from an unusual contest to identify unfairness in algorithms, similar to hunts for security bugs.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 5, 2021

These Algorithms Look at X-Rays—and Somehow Detect Your Race

A study raises new concerns that AI will exacerbate disparities in health care. One issue? The study’s authors aren’t sure what cues are used by the algorithms.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
July 16, 2021

As the Use of AI Spreads, Congress Looks to Rein It In

The White House, lawmakers from both parties, and federal agencies are all working on bills or projects to constrain potential downsides of the tech.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
July 3, 2021

A Global Smart-City Competition Highlights China’s Rise in AI

Chinese entrants swept all five categories, featuring technologies to improve civic life. But the advances could also be tools for surveillance.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub