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Columbus, Ohio, Region Boosts Smart Mobility Research
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Columbus, Ohio, Region Boosts Smart Mobility Research

The Columbus, OH, region is funding smart mobility and driverless vehicle research.

After First Week, AI System Is Beating Human Poker Players
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After First Week, AI System Is Beating Human Poker Players

An artificial intelligence system called Libratus has gained the upper hand against human poker players in the first week of a 20-day tournament in Pittsburgh. ...

Man vs. AI Machine in Texas Hold'em Matchup
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Man vs. AI Machine in Texas Hold'em Matchup

Four top professional poker players will challenge an artificial intelligence system in a 20-day Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold'em poker tournament billed as an "epic...

Obama White House's Final Tech Recommendation: Invest in AI
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Obama White House's Final Tech Recommendation: Invest in AI

The White House has recommended continued investment in artificial intelligence research and development to shore up the U.S. economy and help the country "stay...

White House: AI Will Be Critical Driver of ­.S. Economy
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White House: AI Will Be Critical Driver of ­.S. Economy

A new White House report says artificial intelligence can be a critical economic and societal driver with its development supported by a collaboration between industry...

White House Worries About Bad AI Coding
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White House Worries About Bad AI Coding

The White House released a report this week suggesting it may be important to develop ethical frameworks for designing automated computer systems. 

One-in-Three Developers Fear AI Will Replace Them
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One-in-Three Developers Fear AI Will Replace Them

A survey of developers found nearly a third identify the most worrisome part of their careers as the potential to be replaced by artificial intelligence.

Toyota's A.i. Research Efforts Could Mean Cars That Anticipate Traffic, Pedestrian Moves
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Toyota's A.i. Research Efforts Could Mean Cars That Anticipate Traffic, Pedestrian Moves

Toyota is making high-profile investments in artificial intelligence research and development that could yield many benefits in human-machine interaction. 

Instead of Robots Taking Jobs, AI May Help Humans Do Their Jobs Better
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Instead of Robots Taking Jobs, AI May Help Humans Do Their Jobs Better

Oregon State University professor Tom Dietterich sees vast potential for collaboration between humans and artificial intelligence (AI), contrary to popular assumptions...

DARPA Challenge Greatly Propelled Humanoid Robotics
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DARPA Challenge Greatly Propelled Humanoid Robotics

The DARPA Robotics Challenge has significantly advanced the field of humanoid robotics thanks to contributions from academia, including the Worcester Polytechnic...

Google's AI System Gets Its Snark From Humans
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Google's AI System Gets Its Snark From Humans

A recent study by Google scientists details how their machine-learning and natural-language research project trained a computer to answer various questions by feeding...

Will AI Drive the Human Race Off a Cliff?
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Will AI Drive the Human Race Off a Cliff?

A recent panel discussion focused on the need to develop policies to prevent artificial intelligence from evolving to the point where it threatens humanity's existence...

Is Your Robot a Little Cheeky? Google May Build It That Way
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Is Your Robot a Little Cheeky? Google May Build It That Way

Google is developing robots that have individual personalities. 

Nasa Rides Artificial Intelligence to the Moon and Mars
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Nasa Rides Artificial Intelligence to the Moon and Mars

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use artificial intelligence to schedule research opportunities for its many probes and rovers.

Atlas ­nplugged: DARPA Challenge Robot Gets Major Makeover
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Atlas ­nplugged: DARPA Challenge Robot Gets Major Makeover

Boston Robotics has rebuilt its robot to be used in the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Robotics Challenge finals in June.

Researchers to Meet With Aid Workers to Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
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Researchers to Meet With Aid Workers to Build Ebola-Fighting Robots

Robotics researchers from numerous institutions are working to organize workshops that will bring together roboticists and humanitarian workers to discuss how robots...

One in Three Jobs Will Be Taken By Software or Robots By 2025
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One in Three Jobs Will Be Taken By Software or Robots By 2025

By 2025, software, robots, or other "smart machines" will have replaced as many as one in three existing jobs, Gartner predicts.

Virginia Tech Researchers Devise Traffic App to Rival Weather Apps
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Virginia Tech Researchers Devise Traffic App to Rival Weather Apps

Researchers are developing a cloud-based application that will use real-time information and historical data to predict when and where traffic is likely to occur...

Changes Afoot as DARPA Challenge Robots Prep For ­pgrade
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Changes Afoot as DARPA Challenge Robots Prep For ­pgrade

Researchers are preparing developing autonomous humanoid robots for the finals of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's robotics challenge. 

AI Gets Its Groove Back
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AI Gets Its Groove Back

The field of artificial intelligence is making real progress after a long period of sporadic advances that failed to pan out. 
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