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Microsoft Is Creating an Oracle for Catching Biased AI Algorithms
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Microsoft Is Creating an Oracle for Catching Biased AI Algorithms

Microsoft is building a tool to automatically identify bias in a range of different AI algorithms.

Subcutaneous Fitbits? These Cows Are Modeling the Tracking Technology of the Future
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Subcutaneous Fitbits? These Cows Are Modeling the Tracking Technology of the Future

Somewhere on a dairy farm in Wellsville, Utah, are three cyborg  cows, indistinguishable from the rest of the herd.

Sitting with the Cyber-Sleuths Who Track Cryptocurrency Criminals
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Sitting with the Cyber-Sleuths Who Track Cryptocurrency Criminals

Spiky yellow and blue shapes begin to fill a screen that spans an entire wall in a lab at Imperial College London.

How the AI Cloud Could Produce the Richest Companies Ever
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How the AI Cloud Could Produce the Richest Companies Ever

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian's wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans at their suburban...

AR Still Doesn't Have a Killer App, but Google's ARCore Is Here to Help
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AR Still Doesn't Have a Killer App, but Google's ARCore Is Here to Help

You may not have a real Porsche in your driveway, but augmented reality will now let you plonk a virtual one there using a smartphone—and take it for a simulated...

Tech Companies Should Stop Pretending AI Won't Destroy Jobs
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Tech Companies Should Stop Pretending AI Won't Destroy Jobs

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous vehicles to take...

Biologists Would Love to Program Cells As If They Were Computer Chips
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Biologists Would Love to Program Cells As If They Were Computer Chips

Sitting in his startup lab space on the outskirts of MIT's campus, Alec Nielsen opens his laptop and types in instructions for a genetically modified yeast cell...

How Nuclear Weapons Research Revealed New Climate Threats
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How Nuclear Weapons Research Revealed New Climate Threats

After atmospheric scientist Ivana Cvijanovic began pushing a computerized climate simulation to its limits, she noticed a disturbing result: as Arctic sea ice nearly...

Every Study We Could Find on What Automation Will Do to Jobs, in One Chart
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Every Study We Could Find on What Automation Will Do to Jobs, in One Chart

You've seen the headlines: "Robots Will Destroy Our Jobs—and We're Not Ready for It." "You Will Lose Your Job to a Robot—and Sooner Than You Think." "Robots May...

Intel's New Chips Are More Brain-Like Than Ever
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Intel's New Chips Are More Brain-Like Than Ever

This week, Intel will show off a chip that learns to recognize objects in pictures captured by a webcam. Nothing fancy about that, except that the chip uses about...

Can China Contain Bitcoin?
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Can China Contain Bitcoin?

It was only a matter of time before Bobby Lee, CEO of China's longest-running Bitcoin exchange, found himself in the crosshairs of Chinese regulators.

Lawyer-Bots Are Shaking Up Jobs
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Lawyer-Bots Are Shaking Up Jobs

Meticulous research, deep study of case law, and intricate argument-building—lawyers have used similar methods to ply their trade for hundreds of years. But they'd...

The Tax Overhaul Could Cripple the U.s. as a Leader in Science
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The Tax Overhaul Could Cripple the U.s. as a Leader in Science

The graduate education system in the United States is rightly considered the best in the world. But Republicans in the House of Representatives have passed a bill...

AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games
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AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games

Michael Cook, a 30-year-old senior research fellow at the University of Falmouth, has built an AI capable of imagining new video games from scratch.

Finally, a Useful Application For Vr: Training Employees
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Finally, a Useful Application For Vr: Training Employees

If you've ever been inside a Walmart during the annual frenzy known as Black Friday, you know there's no way to truly prepare yourself for the crushing crowds and...

More Evidence That Humans and Machines Are Better When They Team Up
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More Evidence That Humans and Machines Are Better When They Team Up

Instead of just fretting about how robots and AI will eliminate jobs, we should explore new ways for humans and machines to collaborate, says Daniela Rus, director...

Andrew Ng Wants a New 'new Deal' to Combat Job Automation
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Andrew Ng Wants a New 'new Deal' to Combat Job Automation

Andrew Ng, formerly the head of AI for Chinese search giant Baidu and, before that, creator of Google's deep-learning Brain project, knows as well as anyone that...

Is Technology About to Decimate White-Collar Work?
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Is Technology About to Decimate White-Collar Work?

Kai-Fu Lee, one of China's best-known technologists and investors, thinks artificial intelligence is about to supplant many millions of the country's office workers...

Eugenics 2.0: We're at the Dawn of Choosing Embryos By Health, Height, and More
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Eugenics 2.0: We're at the Dawn of Choosing Embryos By Health, Height, and More

Nathan Treff was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 24. It's a disease that runs in families, but it has complex causes. More than one gene is involved. And the...

Why Hedge Funds Are Already Experimenting with Quantum Computers
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Why Hedge Funds Are Already Experimenting with Quantum Computers

Hedge funds are flirting with the idea of using quantum computers in an attempt to give their analysis a speed boost.
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