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Machine Learning Tools Generate Metadata for Science Data Searches
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Machine Learning Tools Generate Metadata for Science Data Searches

Researchers from Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley are developing machine learning tools to pull contextual information from scientific datasets and automatically generate...

Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isn't Here Yet 
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Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isn't Here Yet 

People can differ on their perceptions of "evil."

Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die
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Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die

A woman with late-stage breast cancer came to a city hospital, fluids already flooding her lungs.

The Inside Story of How AI Got Good Enough to Dominate Silicon Valley
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The Inside Story of How AI Got Good Enough to Dominate Silicon Valley

Alex Krizhevsky didn't get into the AI business to change the course of history.

Car Insurers Warn on 'Autonomous' Vehicles
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Car Insurers Warn on 'Autonomous' Vehicles

The motor insurance industry is warning carmakers against the use of the word "autonomous" in their marketing.

Teaching Robots How to Move Objects
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Teaching Robots How to Move Objects

Amazon Robotics Challenge winner Maria Bauza helps to improve how robots interact with the world.

On A Mission To Build The Uncrashable Car
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On A Mission To Build The Uncrashable Car

Ryan Eustice and his team at the Toyota Research Institute are using artificial intelligence technologies to develop a car incapable of causing accidents.

Artificial Intelligence Is Booming, but Can the FDA Keep Up?
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Artificial Intelligence Is Booming, but Can the FDA Keep Up?

The use of artificial intelligence in medicine is evolving so quickly that experts fear the FDA, which is still trying to develop a process for regulating AI, won't...

The U-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut
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The U-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut

Six decades after the U-2 flew its first mission, the military is trying to harness artificial-intelligence technology to enhance the venerable spy plane's combat...

Apple's Plans to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Your Phone
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Apple's Plans to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Your Phone

Apple describes its mobile devices as designed in California and assembled in China.

Demystifying the Future of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
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Demystifying the Future of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are using advanced modeling and simulation tools to understand how connected and autonomous vehicles could affect transportation...

Google to Drop Pentagon AI Contract After Employee Objections to the 'Business of War'
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Google to Drop Pentagon AI Contract After Employee Objections to the 'Business of War'

Google will not seek to extend its contract next year with the Defense Department for artificial intelligence used to analyze drone video, squashing a controversial...

How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google
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How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google

Fei-Fei Li is among the brightest stars in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence, somehow managing to hold down two demanding jobs simultaneously: head...

Teaching Chores To An Artificial Agent
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Teaching Chores To An Artificial Agent

Researchers will demonstrate a system that can simulate detailed household tasks and then have artificial "agents" execute them, opening up the possibility of one...

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.

Microsoft Is Developing a Tool to Help Engineers Catch Bias in Algorithms
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Microsoft Is Developing a Tool to Help Engineers Catch Bias in Algorithms

Microsoft is developing a tool that can detect bias in artificial intelligence algorithms with the goal of helping businesses use AI without running the risk of...

How Researchers Are Teaching AI to Learn Like a Child
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How Researchers Are Teaching AI to Learn Like a Child

Researchers in machine learning who use mountains of data to train computers to learn just about anything "have a blind spot," says Gary Marcus of New York University...

Distracted Driver and Braking Error Cited in Autonomous Uber Car's Fatal Crash
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Distracted Driver and Braking Error Cited in Autonomous Uber Car's Fatal Crash

More than a second before a self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in March, the vehicle's computer system determined it needed to brake...

Silicon Valley Must Consider Tech Ethics, DeepMind Chief Says
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Silicon Valley Must Consider Tech Ethics, DeepMind Chief Says

Big technology companies must rethink the way they develop products and services to put ethical considerations in the forefront, DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman...

Software Will Help Researchers Interact With Data in New Ways
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Software Will Help Researchers Interact With Data in New Ways

Brookhaven National Laboratory computer scientist Wei Xu is building software to help researchers visualize data and create an interactive environment that helps...
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