“People always want the era they couldn’t have when they look back on it.”
I wonder what Elon Musk has to say about this...
What a bunch of cute little abominations.
PredPol is one of the oldest and most controversial predictive policing companies. The LAPD just said it will stop using it because of the coronavirus pandemic.
"ImageNet Roulette regularly classifies people in dubious and cruel ways," said its makers. That's the point.
Humans Have Always Been Listening To Your Voice Recordings. Why Don’t Tech Companies Just Tell Us That?
Recent revelations could finally force tech giants to explain how they use our data.
We are on the verge of a nightmare era of mass surveillance by the state and private companies. It’s not too late to stop it.
How can Facebook's machine learning and artificial intelligence systems tell whether a nude photo or video was uploaded consensually?
The voice-activated gadget will frame all your best pictures, play YouTube videos, and show live footage from your connected security cam. And it answers questions too.
Gmail’s Smart Compose: “Equally prescient and creepy.”
Google's deal with the Pentagon, Project Maven, will end in 2019, and the tech company will not pursue another.
It will cost $9.99 a month and will let you stream a lot more than just your favorite songs.
"We'll make sure the system is appropriately identified."
Mark Zuckerberg's promise to develop new AI tools to proactively address Facebook’s content problem allows the social network to abdicate responsibility for problems on its platform, and at scale.
The automated convenience stores are likely to open in Seattle and Los Angeles, according to Recode.
As retailers approach a technological crossroads, many are rolling out humanoid robots and behind-the-scenes artificial intelligence to save money and boost sales.
The HomePod is a Siri-powered speaker with powerful bass and killer features for iPhone users, but it has flawed “smart” functionality that falls short of its competitors.
We asked a group of writers to consider the forces that have shaped our lives in 2017. Here, science fiction writer Ted Chiang looks at capitalism, Silicon Valley, and its fear of superintelligent AI.
A year ago, Apple pledged it would engage more with the academic research community. But today, AI experts say it’s still not enough.
Some women are creeped out by how Apple's image recognition AI works.
If you have lots of pictures of your dog or cat, Google Photos will start sorting them into distinct groupings.
Designed for parents and pet owners, it's meant to help you capture candid moments.
Google's Echo competitors are powered by Google Assistant, a virtual, voice-activated bot.
Security professionals and AI experts say that the "one in a million" failure rate Apple boasted about today is "meaningless."
These are the essential Alexa skills and commands you should know about.
Amazon's Echo speaker made chatty, at-home bots mainstream — and now Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung are all in on the battle for your voice.
Can you tell the difference?
Google is using its artificial intelligence to automate the most endless task of the day: replying to emails.
A new study finds that some artificial intelligence algorithms associate names like Adam and Courtney with words like “peace” and “friend,” while linking Jamel and Jasmine more strongly with “murder” and “abuse.”
Autodraw will turn your drawing of a peach into an apple or a Great Horned Owl.
“The AI is actually more accurate than the reports that we get from people,” Facebook Product Manager Vanessa Callison-Burch told BuzzFeed News.
Argo AI, which is run by former Google and Uber self-driving engineers, will help develop Ford’s autonomous vehicles.
The company is beta testing My Starbucks Barista, a chatbot that allows you to order your lattes via voice and text.
Yes, we know that’s not how science works. No, that’s not going to stop us asking you anyway.
The ride-hail giant is opening up an AI Lab.
Let's all pretend we have Emily and Richard Gilmore money. The products in this post were updated on October 30th, 2017.
The iPhone maker has hired Carnegie Mellon professor and AI expert Russ Salakhutdinov. He's looking to start a team.
Allo brings AI more intimately into your life than any other tech product. Are you ready for it?
If you thought autotune was bad, say hello to autolyrics.
When facing an imminent crash, a self-driving car could save the lives of many pedestrians in its path — or save the couple of passengers on board. How should it be programmed to act?
The U.S. military has a vision for the future: swarms of drones controlled not by humans, but computers. The Air Force says it has an “insatiable demand” for drones.
It's official(ish): A draft European parliament report has warned that robots could "challenge ... the survival of the species". We've used actual science to chart what that might look like.
With $14 million in funding led by the likes of Greylock Partners, this new bot will find you a place to eat, scan the menu, and show you how to get there.
Google's artificial intelligence program won its tournament against a human Go champion 4–1.
People didn't think this would happen for at least 10 years; it's a sign of how far artificial intelligence has come.
So the robot revolution will presumably begin in 2017.
A promised $1 billion artificial intelligence foundation will "benefit humanity as a whole," Tesla chief Elon Musk announced on Friday. Anyone worried about Sky-Net taking over can breathe a little easier.
Professor Noel Sharkey says British government's "pathetic" policies are leaving the country at risk.
Send @DeepForger a pic, get a weird digital Picasso back.
Ahead of a weapons convention in Geneva, the humanitarian group wants to put an end to the development of lethal autonomous machines.
Robots, they're just like us. Or are they?
@Possible_Urban_King was a top-notch redditor with an uncanny sense for what people like to read. He wasn't real, of course — but the algorithm he used could have implications for newsrooms and beyond.
Because we all deserve a chance at immortality!
Does Google dream of electric sheep? Nope. It dreams of a bunch of dog faces and slug bodies.
Can't a lady catch a break?
On Saturday, a Tinder user in Austin for SXSW was catfished by a robot who was promoting the movie Ex Machina at the festival, Adweek reported.
You see robots in the movies all the time. But how often do they actually tell you something about AI?
So pretty. Pogo returns with another serenely disturbing video.
The name for the new personal assistant on iPhone 4S is going to be the butt of many jokes. Tim Cook really looked like an ass. Apple will never hear the end of this. Whoever came up with this name was a bum. I can't think of a pun for anus. And so forth.