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A look at Duplex, Google's creepy AI chatbot
Google can now use artificial intelligence to make phone calls on your behalf, but is it clever or alarming?
Aug 10 2018, 10:32AM
Gary Kasparov: AI job losses are 'the cost of progress'
Chess wizard says humans aren't being replaced but promoted.
Jul 6 2018, 10:44AM
Facebook boosts smart tech with Bloomsbury AI buy
Bloomsbury AI';s natural language processing tech will help Facebook understand how people use language.
Jul 6 2018, 9:00AM
From stone dildos to sexbots: how technology is changing sex
It's one of our most primal urges, but how we indulge it is rapidly changing in the face of technology.
Jul 3 2018, 11:22AM
International Space Station to get an AI-powered robot crew member
CIMON will help astronauts repair parts of the ISS, freeing up their hands for the important stuff.
Jul 3 2018, 8:58AM
Google pushes into Africa with AI centre in Ghana
The search giant's centre will focus on making AI tech specifically for use in Africa.
Jun 15 2018, 8:44AM
The pessimist's guide to the future, from virtual reality to driverless cars
Don't buy the hype? We reveal the arguments against puffed up tech from leading sceptics across industry and academia
Jun 1 2018, 10:48AM
LG aims to make VR nausea a thing of the past with a little help from artificial intelligence
It's all about boosting the resolution.
May 30 2018, 10:23AM
First AI undergraduate degree launches in the US
Carnegie Mellon takes the lead with new AI degree.
May 14 2018, 8:51AM
Apple snaps up Google’s former AI boss to improve Siri
John Giannandrea will head up Apple’s machine learning and AI strategy.
Apr 5 2018, 10:26AM
Technology and regulation must work in concert to combat hate speech online
Technology can help identify hate speech online, but it’s not a silver bullet solution.
Mar 14 2018, 1:09PM
AI learns to cheat at Q*bert in a way no human has ever done before
Now machines can cheat with the best of us, there's really no hope for score chasers
Mar 5 2018, 12:20PM
Hackers could 'weaponise AI', with devastating consequences
Universities say AI research ignores the threat of it being exploited by criminals
Feb 22 2018, 8:23AM
By 2020, AI will create more jobs than it eliminates
Rather than replacing jobs, AI will actually improve the productivity of many roles
Esther Kizia Thorpe
Feb 6 2018, 10:15AM
IBM Watson's next mission? Keeping antelopes toasty warm
Like Nest for nyala
Jan 31 2018, 9:19AM
Fast and the FurAIous: Ford wants self-driving, AI-powered cop cars policing the streets
The Fast and the Furious films would certainly be different in the future
Jan 29 2018, 8:57AM
Alibaba CEO declares artificial intelligence and robots 'will kill our jobs'
Smart machines look to disrupt the future of work for humanity
Jan 29 2018, 8:55AM
Running with the pirate hunters: How AI is creating an online piracy arms race
Demand for illegal online streams of sport and TV shows is causing an arms race between pirates and pirate hunters
Jan 22 2018, 8:29AM
Computers now read better than humans: Microsoft and Alibaba's AI have taken the edge in comprehension tests
Jan 17 2018, 10:20AM
Developments in machine learning: we've come a long way, but have far to go
AI driven applications rely on machine learning to make decisions but they cannot yet think for themselves though that is coming. Neural networks and expert systems may be inspired by the human brain, but there is little comparison.
Jan 15 2018, 8:45AM
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