Category: Business / Artificial Intelligence

May 12, 2021

DeepMind Wants to Use AI to Transform Soccer

The Alphabet-owned company is working with Liverpool to bring computer vision and statistical learning to the high-stakes world of sports.


by Amit Katwala WIRED UK in Business
May 10, 2021

Black and Queer AI Groups Say They'll Spurn Google Funding

The move is the latest fallout following the departures of the heads of the company’s ethical AI research team and a recruiter.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
May 10, 2021

The Pentagon Inches Toward Letting AI Control Weapons

Drills involving swarms of drones raise questions about whether machines could outperform a human operator in complex scenarios.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
May 5, 2021

It Began As an AI-Fueled Dungeon Game. It Got Much Darker

The game touted its use of the GPT-3 text generator. Then the algorithm started to generate disturbing stories, including sex scenes involving children.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
April 30, 2021

New York Returns Its Police ‘Robodog’ After a Public Outcry

City residents and elected officials pushed back after videos showed the Boston Dynamics robot in action.


by Sidney Fussell in AI Hub
April 28, 2021

Ford's Ever-Smarter Robots Are Speeding Up the Assembly Line

A transmission factory shows how artificial intelligence may creep into industrial processes in gradual and often imperceptible ways.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
April 26, 2021

This Researcher Says AI Is Neither Artificial nor Intelligent

Kate Crawford, who holds positions at USC and Microsoft, says in a new book that even experts working on the technology misunderstand AI.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
April 24, 2021

AI Helps Prove Two Scribes Wrote Text of a Dead Sea Scroll

Most scholars thought the Isaiah Scroll was copied by a single author. New handwriting analysis just revealed otherwise.


by Jennifer Ouellette Ars Technica in Business
April 23, 2021

Now for AI’s Latest Trick: Writing Computer Code

Programs such as GPT-3 can compose convincing text. Some people are using the tool to automate software development and hunt for bugs.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
April 21, 2021

Europe's Proposed Limits on AI Would Have Global Consequences

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.


by Will Knight in AI Hub