Tag Archives: AI

Facebook Shuts Down AI System After Bots Create Language Humans Can’t Understand

HIGHLIGHTS Chatbots started speaking in their own language defying codes provided Initially the AI agents used English to converse with each other This comes after Elon Musk said that AI was the biggest risk Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) was limited, the social media company has reportedly shut down one ... Read More »

China Has Now Eclipsed US in AI Research

Humanity may still be years if not decades away from producing sentient artificial intelligence. But with the rise of machine-learning services in our smartphones and other devices, one type of narrow, specialized AI has become all the rage. And the research on this branch of AI is only accelerating. In fact, as more industries and policymakers awaken to the benefits ... Read More »

Everything You Think You Know About AI Is Wrong

Robots are coming for our jobs. Terminators will soon murder us all. There is no escape. Resistance is futile. These doom-laden predictions probably sound familiar to anyone who’s read or seen any movies lately involving artificial intelligence. Sometimes they’re invoked with genuine alarm, as in the case of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking warning against the danger of killer automatons. ... Read More »

IBM beefs up its powerful cognitive computers with Google’s AI tools

Google has cool technology to recognize images and speech, and IBM’s hardware can diagnose diseases and beat humans in Jeopardy. Combine the two, and you get a powerful computer with serious brains. IBM is merging Google’s artificial intelligence tools with its own cognitive computing technologies, allowing deep-learning systems to more accurately find answers to complex questions or recognize images or ... Read More »

Will AI usher in a new era of hacking?

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge held its final round on Thursday. Credit: Michael Kan MORE LIKE THIS Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes,… Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence If the election is hacked, we may never know VIDEO Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key It may take several years or even decades, but ... Read More »

AI beating humans? Not in my lifetime, says Google’s cloud chief

By Martyn Williams | Follow Senior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | Nov 16, 2016 5:16 PM PT Diane Greene, senior vice president of Google, speaks at the Code Enterprise conference in San Francisco on November 15, 2016. Credit: Martyn Williams MORE LIKE THIS Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence Steve Jobs Interview: One-on-one in 1995 Will ... Read More »

Five things AI does better than humans, from the mundane to the magnificent

AIs are giving us a kicking in board games and video games, but what else are they good for? An AI developed by Facebook researchers can rival humans when it comes to predicting whether wooden blocks will stay stacked — and where they will fall if they don’t. Credit: Facebook AI Research COMMENTS Peter Sayer IDG News Service Nov 16, ... Read More »

Not robocop, but robojudge? AI learns to rule in human rights cases

An artificial intelligence system designed to predict the outcomes of cases at the European Court of Human Rights would side with the human judges 79 percent of the time. Researchers at University College London and the University of Sheffield in the U.K., and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S., described the system in a paper published Monday by the ... Read More »

New Siri sibling Viv may be next step in AI evolution

Viv is an artificial intelligence (AI) platform built by Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer, the creators of the AI behind Apple’s Siri, the most well-known digital assistant in the world. Siri is known for answering questions, like how old Harrison Ford is, and reminding you to buy milk on the way home. Viv, though, promises to go well past that. ... Read More »

Zuckerberg sees ‘better than human’ AI in subsequent 10 years

Mark Zuckerberg expects synthetic intelligence will development to make computers better than people atsimple sensory belief inside the subsequent 10 years, and that fb will emerge as knowing loads extraapproximately you than it does now. The prediction is the modern day from a top tech CEO to signify the short improvement being made inmachine mastering systems that just a few ... Read More »